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It is, but given that he's active lately (and viewing this now) I don't understand why at least the lists of keyboards and switches haven't been updated. A complete guide reformat would take a while, but updating the actual pertinent information is a good start that, in contrast, won't take a while.

Plus, section editors are responsible for content, not moderators, unless there are no editors for the section. The whole situation with me and the Air Cooling section reflects this.
Then I'll just wait and see how this pans out.
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I also told you I wouldn't do it last weekend!

This weekend can be the guide's weekend.
Nono, you told me you weren't going to re-write the guide that weekend. You DID say it would take like half an hour to update the info I asked about and could do it then, but you ended up not doing that.
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post #9863 of 14551
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CNET = FAIL
I'm not surprised. The Topre switches take a few days to get used to and fully appreciate. Cnet probably just used it to write another article, then made their judgments based solely on that.

I know I was kind of iffy the first week on mine. Now I love it.
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post #9864 of 14551
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Originally Posted by Chunky_Chimp View Post
Plus, section editors are responsible for content, not moderators, unless there are no editors for the section. The whole situation with me and the Air Cooling section reflects this.
Is there even an editor for this section yet btw?

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Nono, you told me you weren't going to re-write the guide that weekend. You DID say it would take like half an hour to update the info I asked about and could do it then, but you ended up not doing that.
Oh yeah....

Oh well, this weekend will be the guide's weekend. And then noone can complain anymore.
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post #9865 of 14551
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I'm not surprised. The Topre switches take a few days to get used to and fully appreciate. Cnet probably just used it to write another article, then made their judgments based solely on that.

I know I was kind of iffy the first week on mine. Now I love it.
I think you missed the part where they called them mechanical switches, and that a keyboard that expensive doesn't offer enough features to be worth the money.
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post #9866 of 14551
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Is there even an editor for this section yet btw?
Nope, just the 5 moderators, including you. Any Editors will show up under Moderators in the lower-right corner of the section, in blue (obviously).
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post #9867 of 14551
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I think you missed the part where they called them mechanical switches, and that a keyboard that expensive doesn't offer enough features to be worth the money.
I can understand them being called mechanical switches, as it's easier to just lump them into that category. As for why it's expensive, they could have done a google search and figured it out.. It seems to be a pretty ignorant conclusion for a large site like cnet...

I mean they seemed to think the main feature was that it's a "mechanical" keyboard, and doesn't make as much noise as cherry switches.
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post #9868 of 14551
It sounds like CNET just ordered it and a bunch of stuff from Elitekeyboards.

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The keycap shapes vary by the rows on the board to accommodate the ideal typing angle for your hands. You can't use generic keycap replacements as a result, but Topre includes a key puller, alternate colors for the W, A, S, and D keys, a red escape key, and additional Caps Lock and Ctrl keys for programmers who want to swap the two.
Does the 103UB ship with these? I don't see them mentioned as included items on EliteKeyboards
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post #9869 of 14551
My 103 55g didn't ship with any of those, and it's the one they reviewed. They are all options at EK, but didn't come with it.
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My 103 55g didn't ship with any of those, and it's the one they reviewed. They are all options at EK, but didn't come with it.
Guess #1:
EliteKeyboards saw "CNET" on the invoice and threw them in

Guess #2:
CNET Intern orders expensive keyboard and all the goodies, reviewer assumes it is all included
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