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Yeah, no single typing test can be truly accurate though, a test such as that will yield a a lower result than it would be if your typing speed was measured from how fast you type out a passage of text that you have remembered or are making up.

I'd also argue for people like me who "correct" the psuedo-random collection of words as we type, our speed would be less on such a test compared to a passage of sensible writing we are looking at.
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Typeracer is the best to me biggrin.gif... i really really increased my speed typing on there. I typed this justnow on my macbookpro. I type faster on my DuckyShineII though.; probably 7wpm faster on average than when i type on my macbookpro
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I actually prefer typing words at random. I think it's a true test of how fast you can write. I'd argue though that having the words disappear and the 2nd row move up when you finish a line definitely slows you down. I wish it didn't move at all and I could just have my eyes scroll to the next line instead of have the computer do it. that definitely slowed me down.

Typing symbols and numbers definitely slows me down, although working with numbers at work, I've learned to speed up my number usage more than before. It was a bit embarrassing when I took a typing test and hit 100WPM on letters and then on the number pad test I was at like 26. They were like uh wat?

I was like "I never use the number pad"

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So i took the test... twice and my score was 27 both times... is this bad? redface.gif
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So i took the test... twice and my score was 27 both times... is this bad? redface.gif

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yeah i know, but it feels somehow awkward writing with my TK (blue)
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So i took the test... twice and my score was 27 both times... is this bad? redface.gif

That's a really good score if you're typing with one hand while on acid.
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So i took the test... twice and my score was 27 both times... is this bad? redface.gif

To give you an idea, I get 70 and I type with 4 digits (can't be bothered to learn with all 10). tongue.gif
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Yeah, no single typing test can be truly accurate though, a test such as that will yield a a lower result than it would be if your typing speed was measured from how fast you type out a passage of text that you have remembered or are making up.

I'd also argue for people like me who "correct" the psuedo-random collection of words as we type, our speed would be less on such a test compared to a passage of sensible writing we are looking at.

I can't speak for random words versus a remembered passage, but I did find this test to be much easier than other random word tests I've done in the past.

Most of those used big complicated random words, or threw in lots of strange symbols and syntax-- I remember I did it twice and got in the 70's both times.

This has a lot of short, simple words and I found it MUCH easier.
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I actually prefer typing words at random. I think it's a true test of how fast you can write. I'd argue though that having the words disappear and the 2nd row move up when you finish a line definitely slows you down. I wish it didn't move at all and I could just have my eyes scroll to the next line instead of have the computer do it. that definitely slowed me down.

Typing symbols and numbers definitely slows me down, although working with numbers at work, I've learned to speed up my number usage more than before. It was a bit embarrassing when I took a typing test and hit 100WPM on letters and then on the number pad test I was at like 26. They were like uh wat?

I was like "I never use the number pad"

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I'm done, I can't take it anymore. Someone tell me where to buy this right now:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AGa5BG0asEs

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Filco Majestouch 2 Ninja with Italian Red Paint.


I never used the number pad until this job--now I use it constantly, so I've become really fast at it.

I agree though, when I first started using it, it was extremely awkward. Where is there a numpad test?
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