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Offline esterhazy

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I am fairly new to the custom mechanical keyboard community and want to register to geekhack to look for groupbuys that aren't already over. But the one problem is that I have to answer 3 security questions, and don't know the answer of 2 em. Can someone help me with them?

The first one I don't know:
A popular keyswitch type, which has been increasingly cloned in recent years:
I thought it was cherry mx but it said it was wrong

The second one:
A popular keyboard format (abbrev, 3 letters) which omits the numberpad normally present on a fullsize keyboard:
I literally have no clue what the answer is

I am probably just stupid but eh.
« Last Edit: Sat, 13 February 2021, 14:25:10 by esterhazy »

Offline of_sam

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Re: [IC] GMK Voodoo
« Reply #1 on: Sat, 13 February 2021, 12:19:16 »
When I think of voodoo, it's not a witch on a broom.

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Re: [IC] GMK Voodoo
« Reply #2 on: Sat, 13 February 2021, 12:20:37 »
When I think of voodoo, it's not a witch on a broom.

same, I think whole project could use better name

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Re: [IC] GMK Voodoo
« Reply #3 on: Sat, 13 February 2021, 12:30:24 »
Really cool set, but idk about the name Voodoo


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Offline esterhazy

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Re: [IC] GMK Voodoo
« Reply #4 on: Sat, 13 February 2021, 12:37:09 »
Really cool set, but idk about the name Voodoo


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Thank you for your feedback, i will meditate on that

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Re: [IC] GMK Voodoo
« Reply #5 on: Sat, 13 February 2021, 12:38:28 »
When I think of voodoo, it's not a witch on a broom.

same, I think whole project could use better name
thank you for your feedback, Afresh!

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Re: [IC] GMK Voodoo
« Reply #6 on: Sat, 13 February 2021, 12:40:31 »
The name and timing of this IC being near mardi gras made me think it was going to be New Orleans themed


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[IC] GMK Voodoo
« Reply #7 on: Sat, 13 February 2021, 12:41:02 »
First, really appreciate that the 40s/ortho kit has an R3 1u for something other than tab and ESC. Raise key is typically the same color as lower though unless you’re going for a gradient.

Second, agree about the name given this is witch themed. Maybe GMK Cauldron? GMK EON (eye of newt)?

Tbh, the colors aren’t for me, but I think the IC has some real promise. GL!
« Last Edit: Sat, 13 February 2021, 12:43:04 by psxndc »

Offline esterhazy

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Re: [IC] GMK Voodoo
« Reply #8 on: Sat, 13 February 2021, 12:44:06 »
First, really appreciate that the 40s/ortho kit has an R3 1u for something other than tab and ESC. Raise key is typically the same color as lower though unless you’re going for a gradient.

Second, agree about the name given this is witch themed. Maybe GMK Cauldron? GMK EON (eye of newt)?

Tbh, the colors aren’t for me, but I think the IC has some real promise. GL!
your opinion will really help me out, thank you very much

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Re: [IC] GMK Voodoo
« Reply #9 on: Sat, 13 February 2021, 12:45:32 »
Really like the colors but agree the name and the witch imagery make no sense together.  Still an interesting set though.

Offline esterhazy

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Re: [IC] GMK Voodoo
« Reply #10 on: Sat, 13 February 2021, 12:48:26 »
Really like the colors but agree the name and the witch imagery make no sense together.  Still an interesting set though.
I will think these days of a new name, i see all are complaining about the name, maybe you are all right, thank you for your feedback :thumb:

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Re: [IC] GMK Voodoo
« Reply #11 on: Sat, 13 February 2021, 12:55:13 »
GMK Cauldron

Offline esterhazy

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Re: [IC] GMK Voodoo
« Reply #12 on: Sat, 13 February 2021, 12:56:28 »
Hello all of you, i see that you guys are saying that i should probably change my new and i kinda think you are right, i really apreciate your feedbacks and advices, i will take some time these days to think about a new name for my set and to rework some of my renders, i apologize for the inconvenience ;)

Offline esterhazy

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Re: [IC] GMK Voodoo
« Reply #13 on: Sat, 13 February 2021, 13:01:12 »
I posted a Name Suggestions Form, you can suggest me new names for the set, thank you! :thumb:

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Re: [IC] GMK Voodoo
« Reply #14 on: Sat, 13 February 2021, 13:01:40 »
Good colors just needs a name change

edit: where tf post go
« Last Edit: Sat, 13 February 2021, 19:25:03 by MIGHTY CHICKEN »

Offline esterhazy

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Re: [IC] GMK Voodoo
« Reply #15 on: Sat, 13 February 2021, 13:11:00 »
Good colors just needs a name change
Thank you for your feedback!

Offline esterhazy

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Re: [IC] GMK Voodoo
« Reply #16 on: Sat, 13 February 2021, 13:19:47 »
When I think of voodoo, it's not a witch on a broom.
Thank you for your feedback!

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Re: [IC] GMK Voodoo
« Reply #17 on: Sat, 13 February 2021, 13:38:24 »
Your color matching is interesting. The pictures of the colors that you matched to are completely different than the renders. There is a possibility that this is due to my monitor but it shouldn't show up different on the same screen... I suggest you change this to prevent confusion. You also have a random 1.5u r4 super key in your base kit and you do not have mod tilde or pipe. Not sure why you have a 1u backspace either. You have a green spacebar in the spacebars kit when it should be the dark blueish color. Also, you have two 1u spacebars but no 3-1-3 spacebar support.

Offline esterhazy

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Re: [IC] GMK Voodoo
« Reply #18 on: Sat, 13 February 2021, 13:42:15 »
Your color matching is interesting. The pictures of the colors that you matched to are completely different than the renders. There is a possibility that this is due to my monitor but it shouldn't show up different on the same screen... I suggest you change this to prevent confusion. You also have a random 1.5u r4 super key in your base kit and you do not have mod tilde or pipe. Not sure why you have a 1u backspace either. You have a green spacebar in the spacebars kit when it should be the dark blueish color. Also, you have two 1u spacebars but no 3-1-3 spacebar support.
Thank you very much Aad for you feedback, i will consider this in the next update :thumb:

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Re: [IC] GMK Voodoo
« Reply #19 on: Sat, 13 February 2021, 13:55:42 »

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Re: [IC] GMK Witch
« Reply #20 on: Sat, 13 February 2021, 13:56:01 »
I like the yellow you use in your banner.  Seems to accent the caps better than green.  But when I think of a witch on a broom, green does make sense.  Not sure about the renders.  That doesn't look like GMK DY does in real life, it looks like a dark lavendar to me.  And the RAL Dark color looks way lighter in the renders too.  Maybe think about yellow on dark mods and option for yellow or green accents?  Dunno.  Just feels low contrast to me at the moment.

Offline esterhazy

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Re: [IC] GMK Witch
« Reply #21 on: Sat, 13 February 2021, 13:57:23 »
I like the yellow you use in your banner.  Seems to accent the caps better than green.  But when I think of a witch on a broom, green does make sense.  Not sure about the renders.  That doesn't look like GMK DY does in real life, it looks like a dark lavendar to me.  And the RAL Dark color looks way lighter in the renders too.  Maybe think about yellow on dark mods and option for yellow or green accents?  Dunno.  Just feels low contrast to me at the moment.
Thank you for your advice my guy :thumb: ;)

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Re: [IC] GMK Witch
« Reply #22 on: Sat, 13 February 2021, 14:13:06 »
I'd change paths my guy.
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this just sad... at least stand up to your mistakes

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You're embarrassing yourself, mate

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what kinda 4d chess you playing here?

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oof well someone needs to make a set with similar colors and add some yellow, it seems to be a common palette used by witches :)

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I feel like someone has stolen my personal information... :eek:

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lol what just happened here? 

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Re: [IC] GMK Witch
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thought i was having a stroke reading the end of the thread and then the post title

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The second one:
A popular keyboard format (abbrev, 3 letters) which omits the numberpad normally present on a fullsize keyboard:
I literally have no clue what the answer is

I'mma be real dawg, if you don't know this one, dont post in this category.

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The second one:
A popular keyboard format (abbrev, 3 letters) which omits the numberpad normally present on a fullsize keyboard:
I literally have no clue what the answer is

I'mma be real dawg, if you don't know this one, dont post in this category.

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include me in the screenshot

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Poor guy not being able to register :(((

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This isn't your finest moment, I'm going to give you the answer of one of the questions though because I'm helpful.
It's the ISO code of Tokelau.

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what.


I am probably just stupid but eh.  Hey, at least you recognize it. It's amazing how many people think they are smart.
 The 1st question: You have the correct answer, but you're being too specific, use only one of the words.
The second question: Do you not know about google? Just search for " popular keyboard layouts" and pick the one that is only 3 letters.
« Last Edit: Sat, 13 February 2021, 16:10:31 by Havattack »

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wtf happened here


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wtf happened here


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I'm so confused

Anyways, the original geekhack devs should be ashamed of themselves for implementing such poor UI/UX, those 'security questions' are a joke to modern web development. They aren't preventing automation in any way, but are creating an unnecessary inconvenience to regular users.

the answers are 'usb',  'mx',  and 'tkl'.

I'm more-so confused as to why other threads comments are showing up here and How he made this post without knowing the answers or registering an account...
« Last Edit: Sat, 13 February 2021, 16:35:52 by Barri »

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i agree

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I see that you are missing an essential part you your post the "Y".

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Who’s going to help him register?  :-X

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wtf happened here


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I'm so confused

Anyways, the original geekhack devs should be ashamed of themselves for implementing such poor UI/UX, those 'security questions' are a joke to modern web development. They aren't preventing automation in any way, but are creating an unnecessary inconvenience to regular users.

the answers are 'usb',  'mx',  and 'tkl'.

I'm more-so confused as to why other threads comments are showing up here and How he made this post without knowing the answers or registering an account...
he made a questionable ic and then changed the title/message to something else to hide it pretty sure

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Why this dude dirty delete.

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The second one:
A popular keyboard format (abbrev, 3 letters) which omits the numberpad normally present on a fullsize keyboard:
I literally have no clue what the answer is

I'mma be real dawg, if you don't know this one, dont post in this category.

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I’m so confused, this entire IC was here and you randomly deleted it claiming you can’t register? But clearly your register because you posted on GeekHack with your account?!?

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whew, what a ride!

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After reading the thread, then re-reading, I am still very confused.

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this is the **** i browse geekhack for

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props for not mis-labeling your not-ic with [IC]

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hot damm LULW

I missed the clown fiesta again, and imagine thinking you can just edit your post and think everyone is going to believe it OMEGALUL, how can you even think of doing this in the first place, posting about not being able to create an account but you're using an account to post LULW. Also when confronted just take it like a man/woman you are, don't chicken out like this
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Look I honestly just came here because I was looking for the meme set and found so much more...

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Anyways, the original geekhack devs should be ashamed of themselves for implementing such poor UI/UX, those 'security questions' are a joke to modern web development. They aren't preventing automation in any way

Are you sure of this?

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Love the colors on this might pick it up later.

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my brain is ****ing toasted after reading this i have no idea what is going on
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my brain is ****ing toasted after reading this i have no idea what is going on

Witch hunting

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my brain is ****ing toasted after reading this i have no idea what is going on

Witch hunting

so did he find out the answers to the 2 security questions in the end? that's the real question i'm interested in, could anyone pls tell me how answering questions became a whole witch hunt suddenly what is going on oh my lord today is the day the titans broke wall maria oh no oh god someone save eren's mom

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Why did you do this?

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Is this thread part of the Geekhack canon, or is it part of the extended universe?

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lmao, love to see a Part 2 of this in your next IC!  ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D

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What kinda schizo **** happened here

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Anyways, the original geekhack devs should be ashamed of themselves for implementing such poor UI/UX, those 'security questions' are a joke to modern web development. They aren't preventing automation in any way

Are you sure of this?

It actually does help; we noticed a sizeable decrease in spam accounts after adding in the two additional questions. Granted, over time, these answers get added to the spam-bots' data set and we need to add a few more questions as time goes on, but they're not useless.


For anyone curious, the OP copied the new text from this reddit thread for some reason. Typically we see this sort of thing with spam accounts, but this one looks to be an actual person, so ¯\_(ツ)_/¯


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Anyways, the original geekhack devs should be ashamed of themselves for implementing such poor UI/UX, those 'security questions' are a joke to modern web development. They aren't preventing automation in any way

Are you sure of this?

It actually does help; we noticed a sizeable decrease in spam accounts after adding in the two additional questions. Granted, over time, these answers get added to the spam-bots' data set and we need to add a few more questions as time goes on, but they're not useless.


For anyone curious, the OP copied the new text from this reddit thread for some reason. Typically we see this sort of thing with spam accounts, but this one looks to be an actual person, so ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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He edited the post to hide it's original content which you can see here:
https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=111206.msg3013823#msg3013823

He also created a second account and reposted the IC again probably to hide the fact that he f*cked up.
The reposted thread is here: https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=111217.0

iirc having multiple accounts is against the rules...

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Anyways, the original geekhack devs should be ashamed of themselves for implementing such poor UI/UX, those 'security questions' are a joke to modern web development. They aren't preventing automation in any way

Are you sure of this?

It actually does help; we noticed a sizeable decrease in spam accounts after adding in the two additional questions. Granted, over time, these answers get added to the spam-bots' data set and we need to add a few more questions as time goes on, but they're not useless.


For anyone curious, the OP copied the new text from this reddit thread for some reason. Typically we see this sort of thing with spam accounts, but this one looks to be an actual person, so ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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He edited the post to hide it's original content which you can see here:
https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=111206.msg3013823#msg3013823

He also created a second account and reposted the IC again probably to hide the fact that he f*cked up.
The reposted thread is here: https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=111217.0

iirc having multiple accounts is against the rules...

Oh, it very much is. I hadn't seen the duplicate account/post when I responded, but that has opened a whole new can of worms.