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I don't think you would be able to fit it in a netbook, but probably a normal laptop.
Maybe in one of the larger Eee's, the 10.1" perhaps.
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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post
Maybe in one of the larger Eee's, the 10.1" perhaps.
Thickness is more of an issue instead of keyboard width.

You can get 12.1" Netbooks now, with full sized keyboards.
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It's pretty thin too. It gets thicker towards the back, but I think that's to house the controller, which could be located elsewhere in a laptop. It's no more than maybe 1.5cm thick at the front.
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We require more Vespene Gas.

Saw the word harvest and that came up in my mind for reason.

Anyways, where can I order some new Cherry POM key caps? I wouldn't mind buying new set or two. The stock Filco key caps do feel on the flimsy side.
http://www.inpad.com.tw/goods.php?act=view&no=1021

they are blanks. go to geekhack if you want to find a printed set i'm sure I seen a couple links over the last 12 months.

Christine
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So, have you stuck with it? hehe If so, then how are you doing so far?
Yeah I have stuck with the touch typing so far! In fact, I've gone far enough that I've actually forgotten how to type like I used to, but I'm still not back up to the speed I was at. So still typing slower than normal at the moment but it feels a lot more natural and nicer so I don't mind, plus having a Filco makes being slow a lot less painful I've defiantly got the accuracy for touch typing down now, and I have a pretty stable pace going, I'm hoping that in a month or so time (OK...perhaps a bit longer ) I will be able to type over 80 words per minute. Before I started to learn I was about 55 which was pretty good considering how I was doing it now I look back!


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Now that I have the Majestouch Tactile Click NKRO, I know exactly what you're talking about. So, I think I would call this the Lazy Finger Syndrome (or LFS for short, hehe). I've noticed that when I'm extra tired or when I'm trying too hard to not bottom out, I'll sometimes hold down a key for too long and end up with more than 1 instance of that character. It happens the most often when I'm typing slowly. I mean, I sometimes type slowly on purpose just to enjoy the keyboard a little more. I like the sound and the feel, so why not go a little slower to savor every keystroke, right? But if I go at a comfortable pace where I'm typing at a speed in between my slowest and fastest, then it's very unlikely that I'll end up with 2 or more repeats of the same character right in a row due to LFS.

So yeah, I'm also really curious to see how this is going too. The same thing happens to me sometimes, but it usually happens when I'm typing too carefully. But if I just bounce off the keys and avoid lingering on any key, then I always have no repeats.
Yeah I think you have hit the nail on the head with that one, If I'm doing well with my typing and am confident I very rarely get a double key press, but if I start to hesitate at what I'm doing then it does happen often. That's good news really though because the problem should rectify it self as I get more confident at typing. I like the name though - Lazy Finger Syndrome
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Hurray, I just got my Scorpius M10!

Hurray, I'm diggin the switches!

Hurray, the R, T, F, G, V and B keys don't work!

Hurray!

    
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Hurray, I just got my Scorpius M10!

Hurray, I'm diggin the switches!

Hurray, the R, T, F, G, V and B keys don't work!

Hurray!

That sucks! but just wondering how did you type that out? On screen keyboard?
 
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That sucks! but just wondering how did you type that out? On screen keyboard?
I have used the power of copy/paste to type stuff without a keyboard before. That's about the only other way I can think of.
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Start->Accessories->System Tools->Character Map

You can also hold Alt and then use the keypad to enter in the ASCII code of the character. Alt+65 = "A" for example.
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As someone obsessed with keyboards, I had no less than three backups within arms reach.

I'm pretty sad about it. My first mechanical board ever. It was a big moment. I have it on my desk and I'm playing make-believe computer with it, but it's just not the same...sniffle.

I bought it through Buy.com, but it was a vendor selling through them called ErgoGeek. The box they sent me had been opened. Sent them a mail, but who knows how they handle such things. I kinda hope they just give me a refund so I can buy a Filco.

    
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