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Originally Posted by Cryptedvick View Post
Nope.
They're not for me.
I like slim keyboards that don't click
Have you ever used a good mechanical keyboard for any length of time? I mean, for longer than 30 minutes.

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No offence but I completely disagree with most of your post.
If you have ever owned or used a good mechanical keyboard for longer than 30 minutes, then you can certainly disagree with my post. That's not a problem. But if you haven't, then you don't have a leg to stand on in the same way that I didn't have a leg to stand on over 10 months ago (before I knew the differences first-hand).

I scoffed very hard at the first person who recommended a mechanical keyboard to me (which was almost exactly 11 months ago today). I said all of the very same things you are saying here today. But obviously, my tune is quite the opposite now that I've experienced the differences first-hand.

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(1) Get off your high horse. Rubber domes are far from being a pile of turd.
They are when compared to a good mechanical keyboard. I challenge you to prove me wrong: ask any mechanical keyboard enthusiast. This is not just me saying that my keyboard is better than yours. It's almost no different than saying an E8400 beats a 3GHz Pentium 4 for gaming these days. I mean, I'm not trying to state my opinion; I'm trying to state a well-known fact that is almost impossible to know unless you've owned/tried a mechanical keyboard for more than like 30 minutes. But for me, I could feel the superiority as soon as I lifted the keyboard out of the box. But again, that is not me saying "It's better because I own it".

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I can write fast, play games and everything on my rubber dome and feels just right.
This was true for me as well. Before I got my mechanical keyboard, I saw absolutely no reason to get one. I spent $80 on the Lycosa and $100 on the G15 because I was looking for a better keyboard! I mean to me, rubber domes were absolutely good enough. Plus, I hated keyboards that made noise! I was absolutely determined to find a silent keyboard, and I have been determined for about 15 years now. I mean, every single time I was at a computer store for one reason or another, I always passed by the keyboards and tried each display model to see if there were any quiet ones yet (although there never were).

So then one day I bought this keyboard because when I found it on the internet, it was called a Dell "QuietKey". When I saw that word "quiet" in the name, I almost got giddy (yeah, I know that guys don't get giddy, but I almost did)! Unfortunately, it was just another clacky rubber dome. I was hoping that it was as quiet as like a nice laptop or something.

But I didn't mind because it had those multimedia buttons which I could program them to be whatever I wanted.

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Don't think that because I have a rubber dome keyboard I'm trying to protect all rubber domes now. I'm not... Its just that in the end, even a rubber dome keyboard fulfills its purpose very nicely and, IMO, better than a mech one. I, for one, don't like the click they make (mechs).
So are you saying that the reason why rubber dome keyboards are better for you is because they're quieter?

Also, I want to repeat myself: up until I got into mechanical keyboards, I scoffed at the very idea of owning one. I thought that they were inferior because they were loud and ugly out-dated ancient legacy devices. Plus, I had absolutely zero problems using my rubber domes. They were perfect for me.

But now that I have a mechanical keyboard, I can finally understand why there's an entire community of mechanical keyboard enthusiasts. It's just like how there's an entire community of computer enthusiasts who not only build their own computers, but they overclock them as well.

But I prefer to use Steak as an analogy: rubber dome keyboards are like the commercial steak that can be purchased at almost any grocery store. But mechanical keyboards are like a fresh steak that can be purchased from the local butcher who works in one of those small "Mom & Pop" type of grocery stores. The reason why I'm using this analogy is because that's the way it is here in St. Paul: there's a local butcher who is known for his amazing steaks. His steak makes even the best steaks at the big grocery stores seem like a waste of money. It's very rare to get a bad steak from this guy. But even when you do, it's still better than the stuff at the big grocery stores.

And so it is with mechanical keyboards: even most of the mechanical keyboards that are considered "bad" by some enthusiasts are still better than most rubber dome keyboards. But the only way that anyone can truly understand this is by finding out first-hand.

So until you've owned a good mechanical keyboard (or at least used one), there's absolutely no way that you can have an opinion on this. It's exactly the same way that I couldn't have an opinion on this back when I didn't know first-hand!

Or, I'll use pizza as a comparison because dammit: I love pizza. Rubber dome keyboards are like the pizzas from Pizza Hut and other commercial places like that. But mechanical keyboards are like the pizzas from those small locally-owned, or family-owned "Mom & Pop" type of stores where there isn't even a chain of them. Have you ever had pizza from a place like that where it makes the pizzas from the popular chains taste like absolute crap? I sure have.

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(2) bashing robber domes as if they ware complete trash? Come on... Thats your opinion, maybe, but not the absolute truth.
Which mechanical keyboard or keyboards do you have? Or, have you ever owned/tried one? If so, then which one(s) and for how long? And please don't tell me that the only reason why you didn't like it was because it was noisy.

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(3) Thats like claiming blue bloods are superior humans ... they are still humans.
Blue bloods?

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A keyboard is still a keyboard and rubber domes are not THAT much worse than a mech.
You're exaggerating...
I thought so too back before I finally bought the mechanical keyboard that I have now. Like I said, I scoffed very hard at the first person who recommended a mechanical keyboard to me. I basically laughed in their face and told them how stupid of an idea it would be for me to waste money on a noisy, old-fashioned and ugly keyboard.

So no, I am not exaggerating: I am speaking from experience. How about you? What experience are you drawing from?

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1) Have you ever used a mechanical keyboard? Rubber domes are complete trash in comparison. Plus the lifetime of rubber dome vs mech results in the mech winning, by a large margin. Also, not all of them click, you know.
This.

But I suppose by "click" he means "clack". I was the same way: I wanted a dead-silent keyboard. But here I am using and loving a keyboard that is almost the opposite of "dead silent". Fortunately, the build quality is so high that the sounds it's producing are very pleasing to my ears. It's certainly better than the cheap plastic sounds that came from the Lycosa and G15 (as well as that Dell keyboard I showed earlier).

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2) They are complete trash. They feel so gummy to type on.
This.

Vick, I am not trying to fight you here, but it's just that when I bring out my old rubber dome keyboards and type on them, the difference is like the comparison between night and day. And I'm talking about the difference between a night where there's no moon in comparison to a clear sunny day in the middle of summer.

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3) Yes, they are, actually. I've bee typing on rubber domes for at least 8 years. I thought they were the best thing ever. Then I just got my first mechanical keyboard not even 2 weeks ago, and it's completely changed my look on keyboards.
This!

My parents bought a computer for the whole family about a month after Windows 95 came out (roughly near the end of September). This was a complete computer system which obviously came with a keyboard. It was an HP Pavilion. This had a neat keyboard too because it had like 10 multimedia buttons, maybe more. So, I loved it to bits.

But then one day I finally replaced that computer with my own money sometime in either 1998 or maybe even 2000. Unfortunately, I wasn't good enough at computers yet to get the multimedia functions on that HP keyboard to work with it. So I used it for as long as I could stand, but then I eventually bought that Dell keyboard.

Then almost 2 years ago now I replaced that old Dell keyboard with the Lycosa. Due to the fact that the Lycosa was brand new (as opposed to being about 9 or 10 years old), I fell in love with it. But at the time, I didn't understand why it felt so much better. I mean, I just figured that it was a superior product. After all, it had to be because it cost $90! But today I fully understand that the reason why the Lycosa felt better to use is because the rubber domes in that old Dell keyboard were old and worn out whereas the rubber domes in the Lycosa were fresh and therefore nice and crisp in comparison!

Then I got the G15 as an experiment, and I actually enjoyed typing on it because it felt more ergonomic due to the fact that it uses the sculpted design as opposed to the completely flat, one-level design of the Lycosa. Of course, this one is certainly a matter of personal preference. But in addition to that, the build quality of the G15 felt more solid in comparison to the Lycosa.

But, I still wasn't happy. I found myself wanting something even better, so I made a thread asking for OCN's help to buy me a new keyboard. That's when I scoffed at the first guy who recommended a mechanical keyboard. I freakin' laughed in his face and ridiculed him for recommending something that, to me, was like recommending that I go and buy and old Windows 3.1 computer.

However, that thread stayed alive for over a month, and so I eventually learned a little bit about what mechanical keyboards are, and so I decided to give them an honest shot. I figured that it was worth it because I was after "the best of the best". Well, I certainly feel that I ended up getting "the best of the best".

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I'm feeling noobish.
What are those?
Those are the little things in the middle of a keyboard for tracking (like on the Thinkpad).

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Wow, lots of hate going on in this thread. Seriously, they're just keyboards!

I've never tried a mechanical keyboard and I can type 110 - 120 WPM on my $10 rubber-dome one so I see no need to spend that much money on one.
This is one of the things that I said many times when I was first told that I should try a mechanical keyboard. But the truth of the matter is this: it's not that a mechanical keyboard will allow you to type a little faster, but it's that the experience is dramatically superior. It feels significantly easier and better to use. Rubber domes make me feel like I'm doing all of the work while it feels like my mechanical keyboard is doing about half the work.


P.S. I think the length of this post should help show just how much of a pleasure it is to use a mechanical keyboard. It's so nice that I wish I could type non-stop, 24/7.
Edited by TwoCables - 1/14/11 at 4:48pm
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Man if only the mouse stub was red or something.
Actually, speaking of flaunting...



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No, he is not exaggerating. You have obviously never used a mechanical keyboard before.

Your just butthurt that you spent over 100$ on a dome keyboard when you could have gotten a far superior mechanical keyboard for the same price or cheaper.


There are many great mechs that cost 150-200$ but now that you can get a Razer Black Widow for 80-85$ there is no excuse not to go mechanical.

No one should pay more then 50$ for a dome keyboard, a 10$ dome will perform just as good as any G15 or similar 100$+ dome keyboard with fancy screens and other gimics.
What the hell are you talking about?
Did I ever mentioned I spent over 100 bucks on a keyboard?
Also, after what I said, I though it would only be logical to assume that I have used a mech keyboard before.

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Have you ever used a good mechanical keyboard for any length of time? I mean, for longer than 30 minutes.


If you have ever owned or used a good mechanical keyboard for longer than 30 minutes, then you can certainly disagree with my post. That's not a problem. But if you haven't, then you don't have a leg to stand on in the same way that I didn't have a leg to stand on over 10 months ago (before I knew the differences first-hand).

I scoffed very hard at the first person who recommended a mechanical keyboard to me (which was almost exactly 11 months ago today). I said all of the very same things you are saying here today. But obviously, my tune is quite the opposite now that I've experienced the differences first-hand.


They are when compared to a good mechanical keyboard. I challenge you to prove me wrong: ask any mechanical keyboard enthusiast. This is not just me saying that my keyboard is better than yours. It's almost no different than saying an E8400 beats a 3GHz Pentium 4 for gaming these days. I mean, I'm not trying to state my opinion; I'm trying to state a well-known fact that is almost impossible to know unless you've owned/tried a mechanical keyboard for more than like 30 minutes. But for me, I could feel the superiority as soon as I lifted the keyboard out of the box. But again, that is not me saying "It's better because I own it".


This was true for me as well. Before I got my mechanical keyboard, I saw absolutely no reason to get one. I spent $80 on the Lycosa and $100 on the G15 because I was looking for a better keyboard! I mean to me, rubber domes were absolutely good enough. Plus, I hated keyboards that made noise! I was absolutely determined to find a silent keyboard, and I have been determined for about 15 years now. I mean, every single time I was at a computer store for one reason or another, I always passed by the keyboards and tried each display model to see if there were any quiet ones yet (although there never were).

So then one day I bought this keyboard because when I found it on the internet, it was called a Dell "QuietKey". When I saw that word "quiet" in the name, I almost got giddy (yeah, I know that guys don't get giddy, but I almost did)! Unfortunately, it was just another clacky rubber dome. I was hoping that it was as quiet as like a nice laptop or something.

But I didn't mind because it had those multimedia buttons which I could program them to be whatever I wanted.


So are you saying that the reason why rubber dome keyboards are better for you is because they're quieter?

Also, I want to repeat myself: up until I got into mechanical keyboards, I scoffed at the very idea of owning one. I thought that they were inferior because they were loud and ugly out-dated ancient legacy devices. Plus, I had absolutely zero problems using my rubber domes. They were perfect for me.

But now that I have a mechanical keyboard, I can finally understand why there's an entire community of mechanical keyboard enthusiasts. It's just like how there's an entire community of computer enthusiasts who not only build their own computers, but they overclock them as well.

But I prefer to use Steak as an analogy: rubber dome keyboards are like the commercial steak that can be purchased at almost any grocery store. But mechanical keyboards are like a fresh steak that can be purchased from the local butcher who works in one of those small "Mom & Pop" type of grocery stores. The reason why I'm using this analogy is because that's the way it is here in St. Paul: there's a local butcher who is known for his amazing steaks. His steak makes even the best steaks at the big grocery stores seem like a waste of money. It's very rare to get a bad steak from this guy. But even when you do, it's still better than the stuff at the big grocery stores.

And so it is with mechanical keyboards: even most of the mechanical keyboards that are considered "bad" by some enthusiasts are still better than most rubber dome keyboards. But the only way that anyone can truly understand this is by finding out first-hand.

So until you've owned a good mechanical keyboard (or at least used one), there's absolutely no way that you can have an opinion on this. It's exactly the same way that I couldn't have an opinion on this back when I didn't know first-hand!

Or, I'll use pizza as a comparison because dammit: I love pizza. Rubber dome keyboards are like the pizzas from Pizza Hut and other commercial places like that. But mechanical keyboards are like the pizzas from those small locally-owned, or family-owned "Mom & Pop" type of stores where there isn't even a chain of them. Have you ever had pizza from a place like that where it makes the pizzas from the popular chains taste like absolute crap? I sure have.


Which mechanical keyboard or keyboards do you have? Or, have you ever owned/tried one? If so, then which one(s) and for how long? And please don't tell me that the only reason why you didn't like it was because it was noisy.


Blue bloods?


I thought so too back before I finally bought the mechanical keyboard that I have now. Like I said, I scoffed very hard at the first person who recommended a mechanical keyboard to me. I basically laughed in their face and told them how stupid of an idea it would be for me to waste money on a noisy, old-fashioned and ugly keyboard.

So no, I am not exaggerating: I am speaking from experience. How about you? What experience are you drawing from?


This.

But I suppose by "click" he means "clack". I was the same way: I wanted a dead-silent keyboard. But here I am using and loving a keyboard that is almost the opposite of "dead silent". Fortunately, the build quality is so high that the sounds it's producing are very pleasing to my ears. It's certainly better than the cheap plastic sounds that came from the Lycosa and G15 (as well as that Dell keyboard I showed earlier).


This.

Vick, I am not trying to fight you here, but it's just that when I bring out my old rubber dome keyboards and type on them, the difference is like the comparison between night and day. And I'm talking about the difference between a night where there's no moon in comparison to a clear sunny day in the middle of summer.


This!

My parents bought a computer for the whole family about a month after Windows 95 came out (roughly near the end of September). This was a complete computer system which obviously came with a keyboard. It was an HP Pavilion. This had a neat keyboard too because it had like 10 multimedia buttons, maybe more. So, I loved it to bits.

But then one day I finally replaced that computer with my own money sometime in either 1998 or maybe even 2000. Unfortunately, I wasn't good enough at computers yet to get the multimedia functions on that HP keyboard to work with it. So I used it for as long as I could stand, but then I eventually bought that Dell keyboard.

Then almost 2 years ago now I replaced that old Dell keyboard with the Lycosa. Due to the fact that the Lycosa was brand new (as opposed to being about 9 or 10 years old), I fell in love with it. But at the time, I didn't understand why it felt so much better. I mean, I just figured that it was a superior product. After all, it had to be because it cost $90! But today I fully understand that the reason why the Lycosa felt better to use is because the rubber domes in that old Dell keyboard were old and worn out whereas the rubber domes in the Lycosa were fresh and therefore nice and crisp in comparison!

Then I got the G15 as an experiment, and I actually enjoyed typing on it because it felt more ergonomic due to the fact that it uses the sculpted design as opposed to the completely flat, one-level design of the Lycosa. Of course, this one is certainly a matter of personal preference. But in addition to that, the build quality of the G15 felt more solid in comparison to the Lycosa.

But, I still wasn't happy. I found myself wanting something even better, so I made a thread asking for OCN's help to buy me a new keyboard. That's when I scoffed at the first guy who recommended a mechanical keyboard. I freakin' laughed in his face and ridiculed him for recommending something that, to me, was like recommending that I go and buy and old Windows 3.1 computer.

However, that thread stayed alive for over a month, and so I eventually learned a little bit about what mechanical keyboards are, and so I decided to give them an honest shot. I figured that it was worth it because I was after "the best of the best". Well, I certainly feel that I ended up getting "the best of the best".


Those are the little things in the middle of a keyboard for tracking (like on the Thinkpad).


This is one of the things that I said many times when I was first told that I should try a mechanical keyboard. But the truth of the matter is this: it's not that a mechanical keyboard will allow you to type a little faster, but it's that the experience is dramatically superior. It feels significantly easier and better to use. Rubber domes make me feel like I'm doing all of the work while it feels like my mechanical keyboard is doing about half the work.


P.S. I think the length of this post should help show just how much of a pleasure it is to use a mechanical keyboard. It's so nice that I wish I could type non-stop, 24/7.
Damn, I almost TL;DR’d your post … you sure like to make a point

But to sum it all up, responding progressively to your response, it goes something like this:

-I have used a mech however not for a long time, as I said in my first posts I don’t like them because of the size of the buttons. I don’t like their simplicity and the price.
-I still back up my opinion by saying that in the end its still a keyboard.
-I just can’t understand how it can be that much better when at the end of the day my rubber dome (and not saying this in a defensive way) gets the same job done without a problem.
-I mean I can’t find the motivation (+ I don’t have the money) to move to a reputable (+again expensive) mech keyboard when this simple one has everything I need on a keyboard, I can type fast on it and it doesn’t bother me in any way.
-I’ll reserve this comment for when I’ll try a good mech keyboard but I get the analogy.
- I tried some old DELL keyboard and some other brand I can’t remember .. they used to be pretty common around here a few years ago.
-Blue bloods as in royalty. Ex: you think you are a blue blood but in the end you’re just like me, a person(not referring to you specifically)
-My only experiences with mechs ware those said above.
I mostly don’t like mechs because of their look and those big buttons. I know I said I don’t like them because they click but as you said, not all of them click and I’m gonna have to take your word for it since my experience was limited.
I still consider that they are too expensive and they just don’t meet my demands.
I would be happy to buy a mech if it was slim, had a modern design, a few multimedia button (especially a button for the calculator) and of course a decent price.

I wish I wouldn’t have said what I said because I really don’t like to respond to huge replies and make an argument because my English is limited and I can’t really speak my mind.

I hope you understood what I tried to say

edit: also, I forgot to mention I have a bad habit of destroying my keyboards
Surprisingly, this one outlasted every other keyboard I ever had.
I couldn't live with myself if I ever broke an expensive keyboard, mech or rubber dome. (or anything expensive for that matter)
I'll tell you what, I know there's a keyboard brand out there that has the keys unmarked ... if they ever make a slim version of that I'm totally in for it (depending on price)
Edited by Cryptedvick - 1/14/11 at 5:19pm
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Believe it or not, your English is excellent! I mean, I am honestly surprised to learn that it's not your first language.

Anyway, this is what it comes down to for me: I hate admitting this, but I basically live at my computer these days. I mean, I literally spend almost every waking minute at my computer now. So this is one reason why I am as enthusiastic about the superiority of a good mechanical keyboard as opposed to even one of those expensive rubber dome boards.

Sure, I admit that I never had a problem before, but now that I know the difference, I wouldn't go back even if someone paid me like a million dollars to do it (USD, of course). But one of the reasons why is because when I brought out my old rubber domes just for fun, my hands started to hurt after just a half an hour (which kinda ruined the fun I was expecting to have). But of course I still enjoyed that experience because it gave me an even greater appreciation for my mechanical keyboard.

So, I justify the cost now not only because I use my computer all day and every day, but also because it is now a matter of avoiding physical pain.
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Believe it or not, your English is excellent! I mean, I am honestly surprised to learn that it's not your first language.

Anyway, this is what it comes down to for me: I hate admitting this, but I basically live at my computer these days. I mean, I literally spend almost every waking minute at my computer now. So this is one reason why I am as enthusiastic about the superiority of a good mechanical keyboard as opposed to even one of those expensive rubber dome boards.

Sure, I admit that I never had a problem before, but now that I know the difference, I wouldn't go back even if someone paid me like a million dollars to do it (USD, of course). But one of the reasons why is because when I brought out my old rubber domes just for fun, my hands started to hurt after just a half an hour (which kinda ruined the fun I was expecting to have). But of course I still enjoyed that experience because it gave me an even greater appreciation for my mechanical keyboard.

So, I justify the cost now not only because I use my computer all day and every day, but also because it is now a matter of avoiding physical pain.
Haha. What fun were you expecting, exactly?
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Believe it or not, your English is excellent! I mean, I am honestly surprised to learn that it's not your first language.

Anyway, this is what it comes down to for me: I hate admitting this, but I basically live at my computer these days. I mean, I literally spend almost every waking minute at my computer now. So this is one reason why I am as enthusiastic about the superiority of a good mechanical keyboard as opposed to even one of those expensive rubber dome boards.

Sure, I admit that I never had a problem before, but now that I know the difference, I wouldn't go back even if someone paid me like a million dollars to do it (USD, of course). But one of the reasons why is because when I brought out my old rubber domes just for fun, my hands started to hurt after just a half an hour (which kinda ruined the fun I was expecting to have). But of course I still enjoyed that experience because it gave me an even greater appreciation for my mechanical keyboard.

So, I justify the cost now not only because I use my computer all day and every day, but also because it is now a matter of avoiding physical pain.

Not all good keyboards are mechanical though. There are some very good-feeling and tactile rubber domes out there such as Topres and older Dell Quietkeys.
    
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Believe it or not, your English is excellent! I mean, I am honestly surprised to learn that it's not your first language.

Anyway, this is what it comes down to for me: I hate admitting this, but I basically live at my computer these days. I mean, I literally spend almost every waking minute at my computer now. So this is one reason why I am as enthusiastic about the superiority of a good mechanical keyboard as opposed to even one of those expensive rubber dome boards.

Sure, I admit that I never had a problem before, but now that I know the difference, I wouldn't go back even if someone paid me like a million dollars to do it (USD, of course). But one of the reasons why is because when I brought out my old rubber domes just for fun, my hands started to hurt after just a half an hour (which kinda ruined the fun I was expecting to have). But of course I still enjoyed that experience because it gave me an even greater appreciation for my mechanical keyboard.

So, I justify the cost now not only because I use my computer all day and every day, but also because it is now a matter of avoiding physical pain.
Thanks Still, I have much to learn because I can't really express myself properly so one can understand exactly what I'm trying to say.
This subject involved mostly basic english words ... I would fail in a political argument but then again thats not allowed to talk about on OCN

Anyway, I see why mechs are so good for you.
If I worked with a computer all day I would probably buy a keyboard that was the easiest to type on for long hours and it would probably be a mech.
Even tho I'm kinda contradicting myself here in relation to basically all I've said so far, but in the end, letting myself convinced by you, I agree that mechs are better, just that I didn't get to use a good one yet.
This is purely about the feel you get when writing on one. I still think they're ugly as hell!

Cheers.
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"Slim" or "thin" keys are scissor switches, which are halfway to mechanical. If you prefer those over "tall" key rubber domes, then you'd probably enjoy a mechanical keyboard.

Though your G15 is hardly a "slim" keyboard.
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"Slim" or "thin" keys are scissor switches, which are halfway to mechanical. If you prefer those over "tall" key rubber domes, then you'd probably enjoy a mechanical keyboard.

Though your G15 is hardly a "slim" keyboard.
What?
are you talking to me?
If so, I don't have a G15 , I have a Delux slim keyboard that cost me $15
Its in my system specs ...
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