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Nice, right? I've really liked mine.
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LOL dude, I know exactly how you feel. It's basically what I was like a while back when I first bought (well, re-bought) a Model M. I really could not believe that I had switched from a Model M to some rubber domes 20 or so years ago. I was pretty much slapping myself because I felt really, really dumb for not even paying attention.

You know what's absolutely amazing by the way? If you try and go back to your Lycosa in a few days it's going to feel very different than how it used to.
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Nice, right? I've really liked mine.
If I had every single word in the entire English language mastered in my vocabulary, then I still wouldn't be able to properly explain how much I like this keyboard. Not even an "How I love thee" poem would suffice. I'm realizing now that this is truly something that has to be experienced in order to be understood.
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LOL dude, I know exactly how you feel. It's basically what I was like a while back when I first bought (well, re-bought) a Model M. I really could not believe that I had switched from a Model M to some rubber domes 20 or so years ago. I was pretty much slapping myself because I felt really, really dumb for not even paying attention.

You know what's absolutely amazing by the way? If you try and go back to your Lycosa in a few days it's going to feel very different than how it used to.
Oh dude, I should so do that!! That's a great idea! Thank you!
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By the way I thought I'd share:

I picked up a really, really old "netbook" (Pentium 1), and I'm going to be upgrading it by sticking a Pico-ITX board inside of it. Assuming it does actually have the room for it of course. But if it does, part of the mod is going to be making my own PS/2 keyboard and mouse controllers, and if it's deep enough, possibly making the keyboard mechanical too. Though I doubt there's enough room for even ML switches.

I'm really, really hoping that it'll work. But I won't know until it arrives.


Edited by Manyak - 3/9/10 at 3:23pm
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Yep. I'm posting more love for my new Tactile Click NKRO.

I was just thinking about something as I was typing: the subtle click of the Cherry MX Blues is so crisp! I absolutely love it! Man, I am so glad I bought this!!

Manyak: I'm very grateful that you are here and that you created this thread. So, I guess I owe you one!
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Yep. I'm posting more love for my new Tactile Click NKRO.

I was just thinking about something as I was typing: the subtle click of the Cherry MX Blues is so crisp! I absolutely love it! Man, I am so glad I bought this!!

Manyak: I'm very grateful that you are here and that you created this thread. So, I guess I owe you one!
lol finding any excuse to type on it more, i see?

ditto, i absolutely love the feel of the blues in my Filco. smooth (besides the click) typing action.
 
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No need to thank me, just spread the word
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Hey guys,

I am stuck between the Browns and the Blues for the Majestouch Tenkeyless board (87 key). I would like to keep noise a bit lower, but is it worth giving up the clickyness of the blues for gaming situations? I have read through your guide (wonderful imo) and can't decide.

Thanks.
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Hey guys,

I am stuck between the Browns and the Blues for the Majestouch Tenkeyless board (87 key). I would like to keep noise a bit lower, but is it worth giving up the clickyness of the blues for gaming situations? I have read through your guide (wonderful imo) and can't decide.

Thanks.
I know dude I know... I was in the same situation myself was so torn, but just ended up getting the blues. Hopefully I dont regret it especially with the hefty cost. Mine should be arriving Friday according to the tracking info. I figure with my computer being in a different room the noise shouldnt be a problem. Ahh well no going back now anyway!
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Well let me know how you like the blues. Regardless I think both boards are great, but when I am spending so much money on one, I want what will suit me the best.
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