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I would never be able to win that lol.

I'm too mundane XD

My laptop was the most outlandish thing i ever did and almost no one likes it so like -shrugs- guess ill just have dream.

You don't have to be garish to win. My last win wasn't garish and some other cases I'm making are subtle and far from garish. When I vote, and I know with some other people in here, it's the quality of the mod, not necessarily how outlandish it is. If you can do a good looking, but subtle mod that shows some skill and thought, it has a decent chance of winning.
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You don't have to be garish to win. My last win wasn't garish and some other cases I'm making are subtle and far from garish. When I vote, and I know with some other people in here, it's the quality of the mod, not necessarily how outlandish it is. If you can do a good looking, but subtle mod that shows some skill and thought, it has a decent chance of winning.

i have no desire to mod my ducky. tongue.gif

i like it just how it is.
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Get a nice esc key and take a nice pic, Boom, winning. biggrin.gif
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Get a nice esc key and take a nice pic, Boom, winning. biggrin.gif

Are you saying "I" should enter this month? lol tongue.gif I replaced the whole set and everything!

Honestly though, as much as I'd like to paint it, I just can't find the time...
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Get a nice esc key and take a nice pic, Boom, winning. biggrin.gif
I love my chinese keycaps though.
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Are you saying "I" should enter this month? lol tongue.gif I replaced the whole set and everything!

Honestly though, as much as I'd like to paint it, I just can't find the time...

The Nerv logo paintjob was winning material methinks.
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I love my chinese keycaps though. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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You probably did know already, especially IF you typed in Chinese, if at all.

Those markings (on your Ducky, for example) are for the Pinyin method of inputting Chinese, more prominently used in Taiwan and Taipei regions, and thus not the only way Chinese can be marked on keyboards/keycaps. In the Changjie/Quick method of Chinese input on the computers, the markings look as such:
From wiki (Click to show)

...which is how I type Chinese characters on various platforms. As for many of my friends, they resort to "Q9", using the numpad corresponding to designated strokes, similar to the feature/dumb phone days. Arguably the quickest way to type Chinese characters, albeit some disadvantages. Markings are of course, not needed in any input methods if you have memorize/familiarize yourself with an input method you have come to grown accustomed to.

Just a tidbit. Hopefully keyboard related.
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The Nerv logo paintjob was winning material methinks.

Thanks! I will try my best to realize it. I won't want to enter KOTM without at least such a small modification anyway.

I have already thought about how to prepare the (albeit small) stencils. Since there are space in between the type "Nerv" and the leaf part of the logo, I would have to prepare the vector of the leaf and the type seperately, spraying one after the other, otherwise printing them as one and then cutting bits out would result in fall out bits, much like an army stencil letter "R", or to similar effect.
Edited by neo0031 - 10/24/13 at 6:26pm
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Originally Posted by neo0031 View Post

You probably did know already, especially IF you typed in Chinese, if at all.

Those markings (on your Ducky, for example) are for the Pinyin method of inputting Chinese, more prominently used in Taiwan and Taipei regions, and thus not the only way Chinese can be marked on keyboards/keycaps. In the Changjie/Quick method of Chinese input on the computers, the markings look as such:
From wiki (Click to show)

...which is how I type Chinese characters on various platforms. As for many of my friends, they resort to "Q9", using the numpad corresponding to designated strokes, similar to the feature/dumb phone days. Arguably the quickest way to type Chinese characters, albeit some disadvantages. Markings are of course, not needed in any input methods if you have memorize/familiarize yourself with an input method you have come to grown accustomed to.

Just a tidbit. Hopefully keyboard related.
Thanks! I will try my best to realize it. I won't want to enter KOTM without at least such a small modification anyway.

I have already thought about how to prepare the (albeit small) stencils. Since there are space in between the type "Nerv" and the leaf part of the logo, I would have to prepare the vector of the leaf and the type seperately, spraying one after the other, otherwise printing them as one and then cutting bits out would result in fall out bits, much like an army stencil letter "R", or to similar effect.

its TW mandrin symbols.

And that works out for me because way back when in 2010, i was helping import a game called Prius online, of which was in TW Chinese, and the games audio was in mandrin. I can recognize the langauge some what and i very much like the characters.
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its TW mandrin symbols.

And that works out for me because way back when in 2010, i was helping import a game called Prius online, of which was in TW Chinese, and the games audio was in mandrin. I can recognize the langauge some what and i very much like the characters.

....Mandarin is a spoken language/dialect. Simplified/Traditional is how you differentiate Chinese type.characters, with input methods explained in my previous post. You don't "type" Mandarin, you SPEAK Mandarin, and TYPE Chinese. TW Chinese are as I said, popular with using Pinyin (phonetics. In effect, typing from sound).

I'm not here to argue against you, or said you are/were wrong or couldn't like the characters or whatnot. Just thought I'd clarify. smile.gif

And I really don't want to play the race card to gain credibility here.
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....Mandarin is a spoken language/dialect. Simplified/Traditional is how you differentiate Chinese type.characters, with input methods explained in my previous post. You don't "type" Mandarin, you SPEAK Mandarin, and TYPE Chinese. TW Chinese are as I said, popular with using Pinyin (phonetics. In effect, typing from sound).

I'm not here to argue against you, or said you are/were wrong or couldn't like the characters or whatnot. Just thought I'd clarify. smile.gif

And I really don't want to play the race card to gain credibility here.

im sure you know more than me. The nomenclature did list the keyboard from ducky as chinese language. thats what i know.

I just was around the language for quite some time while helping import the game.

I think the characters look very good.

i would be thrilled to have japanese hirigana or katakana keycaps,as I do actually speak japanese(broken japanese but its a language i used to speak). Cherry MX japanese gana or kana please!

Can you get artwork for just the numpad from WASD? I would be willing to replace those keys for some artwork. tongue.gif
Edited by FranBunnyFFXII - 10/24/13 at 7:04pm
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