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I see on the forums some people saying that they actually prefer blacks to browns while typing.

Why is this? I do find my blacks to be pleasant while typing, but I would imagine a tactile bump only improving the experience.
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Well, some people, such as Tator Tot, prefer heavier switches, or else, they're used to typing with more force (I know someone like that - he basically pounds on his laptop keyboard ["I type with purpose"]). Browns are a decent amount lighter than blacks and would probably be more suitable to the average typist.
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Originally Posted by De-Zant View Post
I see on the forums some people saying that they actually prefer blacks to browns while typing.

Why is this? I do find my blacks to be pleasant while typing, but I would imagine a tactile bump only improving the experience.
Like Ikrin said; they like heavy switches (as most domes are in that 50-60 gram range.)

Now, they would probably prefer a tactile switch like a MX-Clear or Topre if they tried it; since they would be even closer to home for them.

Though they most likely don't have the option, so it's MX-Blacks for them.
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Scored a HHKB Pro 2 for $175.

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o.0 From where. I thought you already loved your Realforce, lol.
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I couldn't pass it up at that price. lol Anyway I got it from here. I was lucky too since they were upgrading the forum and lost the original thread and some PM's.
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now you can let me borrow that realforce

awesome purchase!
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Very nice. Wow. The theme at Geekhack really did change dramatically. It's a bit too bright and cheery, lol.
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now you can let me borrow that realforce

awesome purchase!
Thanks!

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Very nice. Wow. The theme at Geekhack really did change dramatically. It's a bit too bright and cheery, lol.
Yeah, I know.. instead of dark and gloomy since we're already used to it. lol
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Congrats reaper~
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