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Offline enoy21

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« on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 06:22:10 »
Are you interested in keyboards ?  Post your country here !

The purpose is to get an idea of areas of the world that have one of the bigger keyboard enthusiast communities. I recognize that the Western world is really starting to take off in terms of mechanical keyboards and it amazes me how life runs in circles.  We are reverting back to the days of big heavy keyboards that work and LAST.  (Much like the days of muscle cars vs todays plastic hybrids)


So where are you located ?  

North America - 124
--USA- 99
--Canada- 27
--Greenland- 1

Central America/Caribbean- 2
--Trinidad and Tobago- 1
--Mexico- 1

South America - 5
--Brazil- 2
--Argentina- 2
--Chile- 1

Asia - 18
--Singapore- 3
--Vietnam- 4
--China- 1
--Malaysian- 4
--South Korea- 2
--Phillipines- 2
--Hong Kong- 1
--Taiwan- 1

Eastern Europe/European Union - 103
--Sweden- 12
--Germany- 19
--United Kingdom- 11
--Poland- 7
--Austria- 3
--Greece- 3
--France- 3
--Denmark- 4
--Spain- 6
--Italy- 3
--Latvia- 2
--Finland- 6
--Portugal- 2
--Switzerland- 2
--Isle of Man- 1
--Russia- 1
--Netherlands- 6
--Czech Republic- 3
--Slovenia- 1
--Norway- 2
--Belgium- 1
--Turkey- 1
--Hungary- 1
--Croatia- 1
--Slovakia- 1
--Belarus- 1

Middle Eastern Region- 2
--Israel- 2

Africa - 0
--South Africa- 1 (Yey finally)

Oceania Region- 26
--Australia - 24
--New Zealand- 2


Antarctica - 0
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Country/region placement based on UN groupings

Since I wasn't able to do a poll I will try and keep this updated with results. Perhaps some marketing guys would want to reference this for an idea of interest levels and increase vendor support for your area.
« Last Edit: Sat, 17 March 2012, 16:44:08 by enoy21 »
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Offline Clickey

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« Reply #1 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 06:39:14 »
USA represent!
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« Reply #2 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 06:46:39 »
Usa.

Offline F u r u y

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« Reply #3 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 06:52:50 »
Brazil.
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« Reply #4 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 06:58:35 »
Sweden :)

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« Reply #5 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 07:01:02 »
UK - England
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Offline Ascaii

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« Reply #6 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 07:01:45 »
Germany
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Offline enoy21

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« Reply #7 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 07:04:50 »
Lol I knew you guys were going to make me Google countries. Geography is not my strong suite. But we will work it out.

I know we have a few Australians and Canadians and Austrians and Asians , just need the confirmations.
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« Reply #8 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 07:10:54 »
USA. Itd be kinda creeper like if we assembled a map with pinpoints by state, provience, etc (not city just for privacy reasons). But it'd also be cool.

Offline enoy21

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« Reply #9 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 07:14:07 »
That would be cool to do that.    There are web modules that allow that , some go by IP address and do it automatically and only list the ISP location.   I don't expect peoples city/province whatever though.
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« Reply #10 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 07:57:34 »
That's the cool part about GeoIP, it's not really that accurate at pinpointing your city.

USA here, too!

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« Reply #11 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 08:01:19 »
Poland
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« Reply #12 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 08:09:57 »
Oz (Australia)

BTW I know a guy who works at Mawson Base in Antarctica (cycles in and out on multi-month cycles) and takes two 87key Filcos (I don't know what switch he is using nowadays) with him on every trip because he needs a board he trusts will work in some trying conditions (and frozen rubber domes are not so effective, apparently). Kinda doubt he's on GH though. If you are then you know who you are, give us a shout out.

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« Reply #13 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 08:10:45 »
Germany

Shouldn't iMav be able to provide accurate statistics? Website analyzing tools usually track this kind of thing.

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« Reply #14 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 08:12:12 »
Singapore
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Offline enoy21

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« Reply #15 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 08:18:06 »
Updated.
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« Reply #16 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 08:23:45 »
Austria

But not sure if iMav's data would be accurate as eg I have either an uk- or dutch-ip address because I use vpn servers.

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« Reply #17 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 08:26:01 »
US of A
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« Reply #18 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 08:33:31 »
Another one from Germany here!
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« Reply #19 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 08:36:31 »
United S of A

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« Reply #20 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 08:39:42 »
Greece!

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« Reply #21 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 09:09:13 »
Canada
Ontario

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« Reply #22 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 09:15:32 »
Usa ..
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« Reply #23 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 09:17:00 »
Canada, eh.
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« Reply #24 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 09:26:23 »
Europe, Holland

Offline enoy21

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« Reply #25 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 09:49:53 »
Updated
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« Reply #26 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 09:53:16 »
Usa

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« Reply #27 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 09:55:59 »
Sweden. I think that we are at least half a dozen members from Sweden here. At least three from Stockholm, that I know of have written that location in their profiles. There may be more that haven't.

Edit: So far, I have counted 26 members, including myself.
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« Reply #28 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 10:08:36 »
Updated


I am only updating those that actually post in the thread and want to submit their location as to some that's a personal thing (Never understood why since the data is always accessible to the ISP/IP)
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« Reply #29 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 10:11:12 »
Quote from: ripster;430942
West Coast.

Where ALL the dudes are...

So our whole coast is a sausage fest?

USA here
We gon' be alright

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« Reply #30 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 10:15:28 »
west sideeee
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« Reply #31 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 10:20:05 »
Sydney, Australia :)
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« Reply #32 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 10:22:46 »
Updated

Yeah Mexico was going in NA... Keep in mind you guys just listing a coast , I will consider that USA unless told otherwise.  noodles was pretty self evident.


Note: EAST Side till I die Mother #$%@##$
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« Reply #33 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 10:41:59 »
Well when people list just a country , It's whatever ever continent shows up in google search ... So Puerto Rico , Saipan , Cuba and a host of others ..... We will cross that bridge when it burns.
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« Reply #34 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 10:47:36 »
UK - England

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« Reply #35 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 11:14:06 »
Quote from: Valashu;430940
Europe, Holland


Same here :)
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« Reply #36 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 11:23:52 »
sweden^^

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« Reply #37 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 12:15:39 »
Updated.... Europe is catching up to it's rebellious offspring.
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« Reply #38 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 12:18:03 »
Canada - Quebec
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« Reply #39 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 12:23:05 »
Canada,Montreal
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« Reply #40 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 12:34:08 »
USA - New England (general area; I move about)
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« Reply #41 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 12:37:52 »
i'm from 'merica

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« Reply #42 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 12:43:56 »
France (and i'm not the only one... :-)
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« Reply #43 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 12:48:11 »
The United States of America
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« Reply #44 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 12:55:05 »
Quote from: enoy21;430841
Lol I knew you guys were going to make me Google countries. Geography is not my strong suite.

You GOTS TO learn obscure countries like England, Brazil and Germany if you're going to make this poll, brother! ;)

I'm from USA
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« Reply #45 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 13:03:26 »
Quote from: ripster;430942
West Coast.

Where ALL the dudes are...


That went without saying, if you've ever met a dude from the west coast.  Cynical, laid back demeanor.  Quite different from us East Coasters, with our tough guy exterior, but a big, warm fuzzy heart underneath it all.
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« Reply #46 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 13:24:25 »
Updated..... And the Rebelious Offspring pull ahead again.
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« Reply #47 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 13:33:47 »
Usa

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« Reply #48 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 13:36:10 »
Canada
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« Reply #49 on: Fri, 14 October 2011, 13:36:27 »
Viet Nam
Filco Brown with Imsto PBT Gray
Filco Red with Imsto PBT Gray+Blue
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