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There's a salvation army next to my apartment. Think I'm going to hit it up later and try to hunt down some keyboards.
I went to a thrift store near me and the only thing that piqued my interest was this:

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Looks like the stuff they use at the post office.
    
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post #7133 of 14551
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Why did they cancel this
Mechanical keyboard + nipple must be so much win
Are there any keyboards like that, but without the nipple? It would be so awesome to have a keyboard without a frame - if that's what you'd call them I'd kill for a 84-key, full NKRO, frameless keyboard - either with blues or browns
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post #7134 of 14551
<puts down how to speak Klingon in 21 days> nope.
Edited by lmnop - 9/5/10 at 7:08pm
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post #7135 of 14551
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<puts down how to speak Klingon in 21 days> nope.
Anything close to, then? The Decks are probably the closest thing, but I don't need the LEDs.
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post #7136 of 14551
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If Thinkpads vanished off the face of the earth, I'd probably buy a Macbook Pro. They're a lot better than people give them credit for.
Except for their stupid keyboard - almost the worst notebook keyboards I've ever used, second only to Asus (which have tremendous amounts of flex). 1) The keytops are flat, 2) the keys are oversized, 3) the keys are overspaced.

My next choice after thinkpads would be Dell. Not their consumer line, which sucks, but their business line, which at least still have trackpoints on some of their models. If I'm not going to have a decent keyboard on a laptop, I'll at least make sure it comes with a nipple.
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post #7137 of 14551
your choices are HHKB, Deck 82, Siig Minitouch, DSI Modular Mac.

there was this one someone at geekhack found a couple months ago.





I can't remember the name of it but it's expensive.
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That horrible layout makes me want to punch a baby it's so awful
    
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I know I'm gonna sound incredibly needy, but HHKB is too expensive, so is the Deck - the Siig Minitouch would have been exactly what I needed if it wasn't for the fact that it had a stupid FN key on the outer edge of the keyboard - if it at least was there in place of the Windows key I could have lived with it, but I need the CTRL key to be on the outer edge of the keyboard, as I use the edge of my hand to click it in games.
The DSI Modular Mac has too wide a frame. I want it as small as possible. The old Dell QuietKey keyboard had this super small frame - it's the best keyboard layout I've ever used, but unfortunately it's a rubber dome - and a horrible one at that.

Looks like I'll put a Deck on my wishlist if there's no other alternative. My iOne Scorpius M10 isn't that bad, but I kinda want a smaller keyboard.
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I know I'm gonna sound incredibly needy, but HHKB is too expensive, so is the Deck - the Siig Minitouch would have been exactly what I needed if it wasn't for the fact that it had a stupid FN key on the outer edge of the keyboard - if it at least was there in place of the Windows key I could have lived with it, but I need the CTRL key to be on the outer edge of the keyboard, as I use the edge of my hand to click it in games.
The DSI Modular Mac has too wide a frame. I want it as small as possible. The old Dell QuietKey keyboard had this super small frame - it's the best keyboard layout I've ever used, but unfortunately it's a rubber dome - and a horrible one at that.

Looks like I'll put a Deck on my wishlist if there's no other alternative. My iOne Scorpius M10 isn't that bad, but I kinda want a smaller keyboard.
Forgive me for asking, but did you already consider the Majestouch Tenkeyless?
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