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Originally Posted by mark_thaddeus View Post

For a person with dyspraxia you just crushed me in that test! You're so much better at me in that! I think I average about 40 words per minute or so. thumb.gif


just remember well not sure if i told eveyrone this I've been using keyboard since I was a small child, and I can't physically write anymore so im soley reliant on a qwerty for written communications.
by that reason alone I should have a far better wpm then that, but ofc I have massive amounts of errors to fix in my words so.... I still manage to have a 7th of my words entered incorrectly even after instinctive correction.
Itss still impressive I guess, im disappointed tbh
I could do the test without correction to see just how much error there really is... but im not at my desk...

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Hey! You're better than 3/4 of the users. wink.gif
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Hey! You're better than 3/4 of the users. wink.gif

yeah I see the positive but im still frustrated.
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I remember being in typing class in 6th grade and this girl used to be able to type over 150wpm. She was like a robot. It honestly looked like she wasn't even typing anything and was just spamming keys..but we watched her type and she really typed that fast. Even now I type in "bursts" of speed. I also don't use "home row." Does anyone? I use:

Left hand:
Pinky on A
Ring Finger on S and D
Middle Finger on D and F
Index finger on G
thumb off the keyboard below space bar.

Right hand:
Thumb off the keyboard below space bar.
Index finger on M.
Middle finger on L.
Ring finger on ; and '
Pinky on Enter

I also don't use my thumbs to press the space bar, I use my right index finger.
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I use home row, although I do use my right index finger for the space bar, it just feels more natural.
 
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I remember being in typing class in 6th grade and this girl used to be able to type over 150wpm. She was like a robot. It honestly looked like she wasn't even typing anything and was just spamming keys..but we watched her type and she really typed that fast. Even now I type in "bursts" of speed. I also don't use "home row." Does anyone? I use:

Left hand:
Pinky on A
Ring Finger on S and D
Middle Finger on D and F
Index finger on G
thumb off the keyboard below space bar.

Right hand:
Thumb off the keyboard below space bar.
Index finger on M.
Middle finger on L.
Ring finger on ; and '
Pinky on Enter

I also don't use my thumbs to press the space bar, I use my right index finger.

Middle: W
ring: A
index: D
pinky: Shift
Thumb: space

right
index: mouse 1
midde: mouse 2
tongue.gif

honestly I don't know, my fingers just connect with the keys automatically.

but I use my index middle and ring fingers most often
my mind calls out a key and a finger finds it
I use my thumbs to strike space, and I use my pinkies opposite to the input key hand to strike shift. Although I almost always hit period with my right index finger.
Edited by FranBunnyFFXII - 9/30/13 at 9:51pm
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Yep. My style of writing is a bit crooked as well. I usually have my:

left hand:
pinky on shift (using it for navigation and modifies -> Ctrl, Shift, Tab; sometimes A and Z when I'm already typing);
ring on A, although I cover Tilde-Q-W-A-S-X when typing;
middle finger rests on W, covering E-R-D-F mostly when typing;
Index rests on D/F; covering R-T-F-G-C, possibly quite often H, V and Y; B varies between left and right index fingers

right hand:
index finger rests on K, used primarily for U, J, N, M, often K and the overlapping letters;
The finger stays on either O or L, used for I, O, L, comma and full stop
ring rests on P or ; and covers mostly brackets, backspace and apostrophe.
pinky goes for both slashes, sometimes apostrophe and Enter

Actually it all depends on what I'm typing. I've caught myself that when I am concentrated on the word I am typing in the moment, I type slower and make a lot of mistakes; for maximum effectiveness my eyes are already located on the next couple of words so that I already assume the most comfortable hand position for the following text.



Wow, I just realized all this while typing the post. Now it feels awkward. kookoo.gif


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Well someone's needy! wink.gif

Just kidding, it is a really nice score! I was more motivated to try myself and forgot.
Curious to see what my mechanical keyboard score will be.
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Originally Posted by HPE1000 View Post

Oh, I thought I did lol, that is nice!

I have a friend who can go ~130+ on these tests though :/


Stop being silly and taking me that serious, I was kidding. tongue.gif

Indeed there are people who can type very fast. It's awesome watching them.


Edit: Damn this plebeian gummy-dome keyboard at the office. I would probably not even break the 80wpm mark on it mad.gif
Want my KeyCool in already (just checked yesterday, still hadn't arrived).
Edited by fragamemnon - 9/30/13 at 10:56pm
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Is there any plans to release a Ducky Shine 3 TKL?

An update on the QFR, I returned it. I had 2 reasons, the key sizes felt really different from my Ducky and I kept constantly clicking the wrong key whenever I was typing up an essay which was kind of annoying but the deciding factor to me was the fact that when I saw the aluminum body of the Ducky Shine 3, I was in love.
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I'm really trying to love topre board, but I just can't
I'm gonna give HHKB another shot, so in love with the layout!
I'm in a pursue of the perfect mouse to be honest
I love the weight adjustment
recently changed to steelseries sensei, but the problem is the weight since I play a lot of FPS games ; switching from a wireless to wired is just shockingly good in term of the lag

but most of all, I hate cables
the only good looking , customizable mouse I could find is this rat 9
unless... suggestion?

Someone on reddit told me that they like many were on the verge of switching back to their browns/clears. But this guy decided to spend like 1+mos exclusively using his realforce. Eventually he just loved the feel too much to ever go back to his browns.

So far, for some minor programs in Java and VHDL and a paper, I haven't gotten a ton of use out of them YET.

Hopefully you end up liking the experience with the HHKB more than your first, if not you have your ergoclears, which are pretty schweet.
     
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*randomly facerolls her keyboard*
*taps them with her nails*

omg im in love with this keyboard.

it feels amazing and I get to have my nails back

oh
my
god

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post #15910 of 36807
Not as accurate as I want to be. Cherry MX Reds are a bit hard to get used to but until I get a new keyboard I gotta deal with it. I wish I was a better touch typist. I had to keep looking down to see where my fingers were. tongue.gif

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