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post #2621 of 36805
^ I'm a tenkeyless type of guy. lol Most of my boards are tenkeyless with the exception of ABS M1 & IBM M2.
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post #2622 of 36805
Tenkeyless is way better for you.
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post #2623 of 36805
Honestly, I can't stand 10KL unless they have built on Num-pads.
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post #2624 of 36805
A usb numpad is like $20 at office max, the problem with the 10 keys is they force my keyboard over too far so I either have to really reach for my mouse or type off center.
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I really like the tenkey too, but with the mousepad I have, either the keyboard is centered, or the mousepad is centered. Then I end up moving both between typing and gaming.

For you guys who don't know the special characters without checking the keys, if you know the rest of the keys you'll learn fairly quickly once you get blanks. Especially if you do any programming or type any equations. There really aren't that many, just get the numbers down (non-tenkey numbers) and then get down the special characters for each number key which isn't hard since they're used somewhat often. Once you have those down, all there is left basically is [] which are easy. You can't forget backslash because of the location and shape, and /? '" are used very much so you probably know them anyway.

TBH the hardest part is getting the numbers down, just make sure you learn it with the right fingers and then the rest is no problem after a little trial and error. 1! 2@ 3# 4$ 5% 6^ 7& 8* 9( 0) -_ =+ .
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Someday either I will buy some otaku keycaps for my Filco, or they'll wear down and get shiny and i'll sand them to get rid of the shine and I'll have Otaku and I'm sure I'll learn the symbols but you can't really learn them that well until you really are without them.
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post #2627 of 36805
I know where most of the keys on the keyboard are without looking. Simple reason is that I've had to type in the dark before.

Do programing and game server maintenance (through console commands.) You'll wanna shoot yourself. In the end, you get a semi useful skill.

Though it's hard for me to find things if I can't tell where the home row of a keyboard is at. That's the only thing that gets me.
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Originally Posted by reaper~ View Post
I'm letting go a few of my mech keyboards to make room for some new ones.

Heres's the link to that sale thread. Please let me know if anyone interested. Thanks.
Sell something else. I'm not feeling the PLUM87 vibe today.
    
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I've done console HLSS commands, gets old fast . Glad I'm done with the dedicated programming class for my major though, scripting shouldn't be quite as painful.
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Originally Posted by Tator Tot;13582078 
I know where most of the keys on the keyboard are without looking. Simple reason is that I've had to type in the dark before.

All my typing is from video games which is about 80 or so WPM. Use to be faster but less time for games that actually require more typing now, stupid FPS' ruining my WPM frown.gif
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