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@jakestax
Just type alot, it really helps. I used to be enrolled in a typing class. I could hit 120 wpm if I knew what I was typing beforehand. Still, now I average 70 or 80 wpm, sometimes dropping to 60. But I reached 70 wpm without any classes, just typing and learning the keys by muscle memory.
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i'm currently @ about 60 wpm is there any good way to improve?

Learning to type without looking at your keyboard is key. You should probably start learning home row key usage and use Mavis Teaches Typing or something. Knowing where the keys are helps you type faster. Once you know where the keys are you can put your hands wherever they feel comfortable for reaching keys.
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Learning to type without looking at your keyboard is key. You should probably start learning home row key usage and use Mavis Teaches Typing or something. Knowing where the keys are helps you type faster. Once you know where the keys are you can put your hands wherever they feel comfortable for reaching keys.

I'm indirectly hurt again, Simca. frown.gif I hit 70 ~ 80 WPM touch-typing...
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I'm indirectly hurt again, Simca. frown.gif I hit 70 ~ 80 WPM touch-typing...

Don't feel bad. I'm slow as crap.

~55 on blues w/o o-rings
~65 on blues w/ o-rings

My highest score is on a $20 Logitech rubber dome. redface.gif
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My rubber dome/chiclet/ scores are extremely low after switching to mechanical, to the point where non touch-typing becomes a faster alternative.
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Getting 90WPM (with tons of mistakes even then lol, still 90 correct wpm) with reds. I bottom out every single key so yeah wink.gif
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That is with a HP ProBook 6460b laptop keyboard... chiclet I guess but not typical scissor style switch that I can tell.



Quickfire Rapid with MX Browns at home.

Go figure lol
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I get ~80 on both my blues and my laptop keyboard, although my laptop keyboard is beyond amazing. The keys are awesome and the keyboard has no flex even if I push down on it as hard as I can.
 
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When I switched over to Clears my typing speed take a hit at 94wpm but mistakes went down to nil. Now after using them for over a month I'm back up to 120'ish wpm. Clears are da bomb.
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i'm currently @ about 60 wpm is there any good way to improve?

When I played MMORPG as a kid/teen my WPM went up quite high beacuse I was always typing. I type ~110wpm now.
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