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Well seeing as you started it.. I'd be amused to know what kind of briefs the other switches are tongue.gif
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Clears are like lingerie. Hard to find but when you do... its worth it.

I leave the rest to you. biggrin.gif
 
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post #9033 of 35824
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Originally Posted by Kip69 View Post

Clears are like lingerie. Hard to find but when you do... its worth it.

I leave the rest to you. biggrin.gif

I'd imagine the saying with jeans rather than lingerie. Haha, only if it was in a sexual context or if the person you are referring to is a girl would it make sense to me. tongue.gif
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post #9034 of 35824
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Originally Posted by Kip69 View Post

I thought I liked Brown until I tried Red. I am now a red fanboy wink.gif

I gave Reds a try... but since the majority of my keyboard's workload is typing... I didn't like them. But that is just my opinion. thumb.gif
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post #9035 of 35824
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I gave Reds a try... but since the majority of my keyboard's workload is typing... I didn't like them. But that is just my opinion. thumb.gif

It is really hard to know what switch you'll like without trying them. I've owned all the basic switches except blues, and my favorites will always be topre for typing and reds for gaming. I just prefer the light sensitivity of the reds when playing MOBA games so I'm not slamming my keyboard to actuate the switch when fast reaction is required. I just found blacks too stiff, and browns just aren't soft enough at times. But if you've never used a mech keyboard before, browns are a good starting point.
    
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Thank you everybody for your responses and advice. Going with the majority, I think the Brown switch is the most recommended. I would most likely get the CM storm Quickfire Rapid going by that.

But I am tempted by the Pro, yet it has REDs..it's less than £1 price difference too.
Edited by jameschisholm - 9/7/12 at 1:09pm
post #9037 of 35824
Browns for me. I play a lot of games and typing, and I prefer browns over reds. I absolutely prefer blues though. Love the click and feel of it. Best for typing I hear.
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post #9038 of 35824
Here is my addition biggrin.gif
It's a Gigabyte Aivia Osmium with Cherry red switches. The volume and light wheels are like a big mouse wheel that clicks for on/off and mute. My old G15 was having problems with the W key rolleyes.gif About the only thing this keyboard doesn't have is a windows button disable feature, but I don't have a problem with that

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Just purchased a BlackWidow Ultimate Battlefield 3 edition, love the keyboard. This is my first mechanical keyboard, I needed backlighting because I game in a low lit room. I find the amber LED's to be a little easier on the eyes.
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I got this from a fellow geekhacker....Chicony KB-5181 with monterey blue switches. I love it so far. It's a very nice keyboard with all the positives of a cherry mx blue with none of mx blues' negatives.

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