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the mechanical keyboard guide needs to be shorter, less images and a new layout. I like the PDF or Google Doc idea.

you have 5 minutes to give someone the cliff notes or coles notes what mechanical keyboards are, history, the advantages and why they should buy one.
Or you can just learn to power read and bust through his amazing article in 5 minutes.
    
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Ok, thanks!
I'll probably order one soon... I had the BlackWidow in mind, but a lot of people seem to insist that browns VS blues are better for gaming.
The lack of any writting solves the issue of any backliting
so you want Cherry MX Brown with Blanks?
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Or you can just learn to power read and bust through his amazing article in 5 minutes.
She basically means that when trying to sell something to someone, you basically have 5 minutes. This guide is trying to sell people on mechanical keyboards, but it currently takes longer than 5 minutes to do that.
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She basically means that when trying to sell something to someone, you basically have 5 minutes. This guide is trying to sell people on mechanical keyboards, but it currently takes longer than 5 minutes to do that.
I dunno, I can read the whole thing in 2 mins easy.

The problem is that there's no direction, it's just a lump of information.
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I dunno, I can read the whole thing in 2 mins easy.

The problem is that there's no direction, it's just a lump of information.
It takes longer than 5 minutes to sell people on the idea of mechanical keyboards.
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Originally Posted by Ekemeister View Post
Or you can just learn to power read and bust through his amazing article in 5 minutes.
I was happy with the original Mechanical Keyboard Guide and it's revisions but he changed it. it went from Beginners to Advanced by borrowing, copying (with permission). many people link the mechanical keyboard guide in peripheral threads but they don't always read it. it's large and intimidating because the people reading the Mechanical Keyboard Guide know nothing about keyboards except how to operate them. I barely understand it. if people are interested in learning about Keyboard Matrix, USB or PS/2, Printing, Reviews, etc they can sign up at geekhack to learn about them. at OCN we increase mechanical keyboard awareness, help people and talk about mechanical keyboards.
Edited by lmnop - 10/10/10 at 5:17pm
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post #8807 of 14567
This thread has like 1 post every 2-5 minutes.
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I was happy with the original Mechanical Keyboard Guide and it's revisions but he changed it. it went from Beginners to Advanced by borrowing, copying (with permission). many people link the mechanical keyboard guide in peripheral threads but they don't always read it. it's large and intimidating because the people reading the Mechanical Keyboard Guide know nothing about keyboards except how to operate them. I barely understand it. if people are interested in learning about Keyboard Matrix, USB or PS/2, Printing, Reviews, etc they can sign up at geekhack to learn about them. at OCN we increase mechanical keyboard awareness, help people and talk about mechanical keyboards.
The only things borrowed/copied are the pictures, because I don't have the camera - or all the keyboards listed there - to do it myself.
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This thread has like 1 post every 2-5 minutes.
Sometimes, yes. But not always. I've seen this thread go without a single post in a 24-hour period before.
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I dunno, I can read the whole thing in 2 mins easy.

The problem is that there's no direction, it's just a lump of information.
Then try some Spoiler tags.

More complex information can be placed into Spoiler tags so that those who still wish to get the full barrage of info may do so, while those who just want the jist of it can also do so. Win/Win

It will allow you to give more directionality to the "Lump" of information as you put it.
    
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