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Will the tsunami cause a shortage of mech keyboards?

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I understand that a large amount of mechanical keyboards come out of japan, most notably topre keyboards. So I was wondering if the earthquake/tsunami/nuclear reactor tragedy would cause a shortage or temporary increase in the price of keyboards?
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i would be more concerned about the 13,000+ lives lost.
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they are saying might be more like 26k people dead, they can't find over 13,000 more that are not counted for, they already counted 7k dead
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The price of your friggin keyboard should be the least of your worries regarding Japan
    
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i would be more concerned about the 13,000+ lives lost.
I was unaware the death toll was so high, last I checked it was at ~4600, I do sympathize for the nation of Japan and my heart is with them, I have been following the thread on this site since the tsunami happened. However, I would also like to know how industry's based in japan will be affected.
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I see what you did with the title, there.
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Also, effective troll thread
    
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I see what you did with the title, there.
I don't, not trolling, simply considering getting a mechanical keyboard in the future and I read today that topre is a Japanese company, I honestly don't get what is amusing or clever or anything about the title.
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i would be more concerned about the 13,000+ lives lost.
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The price of your friggin keyboard should be the least of your worries regarding Japan
Why?
People die all the time.
The only effect his time has on me is the imminent increase in electronics prices.
Too bad it couldn't be another country like Haiti, where they contribute nothing to the world and therefore affect nothing
    
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post #10 of 42
Yeah, there was a thread the other day about how the tragedy would affect RAM production. Nobody jumped down his throat.
Chill out guys, Its a legit question..
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