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The Geekhack Glossary
« on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 10:52:01 »
Welcome to the Geekhack Glossary!

We will collect common terms and abbreviations with a short and precise definition here. This glossary is mainly directed at new members who might not understand what certain abbreviations or terms mean that are commonly used on GH. If you read a term somewhere in the forums but don't know its meaning or if you think that some term needs an explanation feel free to reply to this thread, we will then add a new entry to the glossary.
If there are any mistakes please report them as well by replying to this thread.

To search the glossary, you can use your browsers search function, usually activated by pressing Ctrl + F.
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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #1 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 10:52:15 »
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*%General note: Percentages usually refer to the amount of keys in comparison to a standard ANSI layout.
40%A minimal keyboard layout reduced to letters and a few modifier keys.
60%A keyboard layout consisting of just the main cluster without the numpad, function row, arrow cluster and navigation cluster. Also refers to keyboards with a compressed layout that has about the same size.
75%A compressed keyboard layout without a numberpad. Usually has one more row and one more column in comparison to a 60%.
80%See "tenkeyless".


A
ABSAbbreviation for acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, a common type of plastic used for keycaps.
APLA programming language that uses special symbols in its syntax.
ATmegaA microcontroller that can be used as a keyboard controller.


B
Battleship, battlecruiserA keyboard bigger than full-size, often with 122 keys.
BINAbbreviation for "buy it now".
BNIBAbbreviation for "brand new in box".
BSPBSP Europe, a keycap manufacturer.
Buckling Spring [BS]A clicky spring-over-membrane key mechanism, typically found on IBM/Lexmark/Unicomp keyboards. There is also a capacitive variant without a membrane.


C
CherryA switch, keyboard and formerly keycap manufacturer.
ClickClack [CC, Clack Factory, Clark]GH user who makes custom keycaps; also refers to these keycaps, the most common of which features a stylised skull.
CONUSAbbreviation for Contiguous United States, referring to the 48 adjoining U.S. states between Canada and Mexico and the District of Columbia.
Cooler Master Storm [CM, CM Storm]A keyboard brand, sells keyboards such as the QFR. The gaming division of Cooler Master.
CostarA keyboard manufacturer.


D
DCSThe cylindrical keycap profile used by Signature Plastics. This is the profile closest to Cherry.
DeckA keyboard brand.
Deskthority [DT]A mechanical keyboard focused forum similar to Geekhack.
DiatecDiatec is a coportation that makes power supplies, PC peripherals, and keyboards under the brand name "Filco".
DibsUsed when claiming or reserving something.
Doubleshot [DS]A method to print legends on a key.
DSAThe short spherical keycap profile used by Signature Plastics.
DuckyA keyboard manufacturer.
DyesubA method to print legends on a key.


E
EliteKeyboards [EK]Website that sells keyboards such as Leopold and Topre. Also stocks keycaps and accessories like keypullers and lube.


F
FilcoA keyboard brand.


G
GHAbbreviation for Geekhack.
GIDAbbreviation for "glow in the dark".
GLWS [GLW*]Abbreviation of "good luck with sale", also used with trade, buy, etc.
GMKGMK Electronic Design, a keycap manufacturer. GMK bought the old Cherry ABS molds and is producing new caps from the Cherry molds; they are new "Cherry" keycaps.
Group Buy [GB]An organized purchase by a group to reduce pricing or to reach a MOQ.


I
Interest Check [IC]A survey to get an idea if there is interest in a product or group buy.
iOneA keyboard manufacturer.


K
KBDMania [kbdmania.net, kbd]A korean mechanical keyboard focused forum similar to Geekhack.
Korean custom keyboardRefers to custom keyboards from Korea that are made in small numbers and usually come with a metal case. Depending on the model they are also programmable.
KTODRefers to a series of threads called Keyboard Talk of the Day.


M
Massdrop [MD]A commercial vendor that organizes sales similar to group buys.
MechanicalKeyboards.com [MK, MK.com]A website that sells mechanical keyboards and keyboard accessories.
Mechanical Keyboards Subreddit [/r/mech]Subforum on Reddit focused on mechanical keyboards.
Moogle Compatibility Kit [Moogle]A set of additional keys to make a keycap set with a non-standard layout compatible for a standard ANSI layout. Here's a picture from Ovoxo that shows the keys it usually includes.
MOQAbbreviation of "minimum order quantity".


N
NIBAbbreviation for "new in box".
NOSAbbreviation for "new old stock", unsold stock of a product that is no longer produced.


O
OGOriginal, abbreviation for original gangster.
OPAbbreviation for original post or poster, referring to the person who opened the thread or the first post in the thread.
OnTheDesk [otd.kr, OTD]A korean mechanical keyboard focused forum similar to Geekhack.
Overclock.net [OCN]A technology related forum.


P
PBTAbbreviation for polybutylene terephthalate, a type of plastic used for keycaps.
PimpMyKeyboard [PMK]A website from Signature Plastics.
Potato [picture]A photo with miserable quality.
POMPolyoxymethylene, a type of plastic used for keycaps.
Point of sale [POS]Used to reference cash register keyboards.


Q
QuickFire Rapid [QFR]A keyboard made by CM Storm.


R
RosewillA keyboard brand.
Rubberdome [RD]Rubber dome over membrane switch. Used in non-mechanical keyboards.


S
SAThe tall spherical keycap profile used by Signature Plastics.
Shine [DSII, DS2, DSIII, DS3]A keyboard series made by Ducky.
SPSignature Plastics, a keycap manufacturer.
SSKAbbreviation for space saving keyboard, a tenkeyless buckling-spring keyboard originally from IBM.
Stabilizers [Stabs]A mechanism that enables pressing down large keys without hitting their center.


T
TeensyA small development board that is often used as a keyboard controller.
Tenkeyless [TKL, 80%]A keyboard layout without a numpad.
TG3 ElectronicsAn input device manufacturer that is also the parent company of Deck.
Tsangan Compatibility Kit [Tsangan]A set of additional keys to make a keycap set compatible with non-standard layouts. Here's a picture from Hashbaz that shows the keys it usually includes.
TWAbbreviation for "testing waters", synonym for an interest check.


W
WASD KeyboardsA keyboard and keycap manufacturer.
Winkeyless [WKL]A keyboard layout without Windows and menu keys, featuring larger Ctrl and Alt keys.
WTS [WT*]Abbreviation of "want to sell", also used with trade, buy, etc.
WTTFAbbreviation of "want to trade for".


Y
Year of the Bull [YotB]A keyboard by Ducky released 2009.
Year of the Dragon [YotD]A TKL backlit keyboard by Ducky with black case and new backlighting modes, released 2012.
Year of the Rabbit [YotR]A full size non-backlit keyboard by Ducky with a white case and PBT keycaps, released 2011.
Year of the Snake [YotS]A full size backlit keyboard by Ducky with an aluminium case top and a snake space bar, released 2013.
Year of the Tiger [YotT]A full size non-backlit keyboard by Ducky with a black case and PBT keycaps, released 2010.
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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #2 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 10:52:44 »
-GLOSSARY PT2-
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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #3 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 10:53:11 »
Stuff that still needs to be done:
-Suggestions! ;)

If you want to help and make entry suggestions, it would be nice if you could put them already in tags like this to save some time:
Code: [Select]
[tr]
[td][b]NAME[/b][/td]
[td]DEFINITION[/td]
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Thank you!
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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #4 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 10:55:50 »
Do you want suggestions also?

If so 'potato pic', that confuses many new people.

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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #5 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 11:04:13 »
Do you want suggestions also?

If so 'potato pic', that confuses many new people.

Of course, just spam (pun not intended) this thread with suggestions! :)

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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #6 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 11:25:46 »
Vintage - buzzword created to make users think that old switches feel smoother, thus should be purchased at a nice premium when they would have just sat in a box. In reality, this can't be corroborated with any factual evidence. In fact, statements have shown that "vintage" switches are just like any other switch and different batches result in small differences.

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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #7 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 11:28:44 »
Cherry and OEM-profile, it was confusing when I joined I remember.
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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #8 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 11:29:57 »
Cherry and OEM-profile, it was confusing when I joined I remember.

Already on its way :)

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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #9 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 11:35:27 »
I'm NOT a fan of the shine discussion here. This should just explain what the phrases mean. Can we edit that out of ABS, PBT, and POM?

This list should be objective as possible and not be leading.
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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #10 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 11:40:42 »
I'm NOT a fan of the shine discussion here. This should just explain what the phrases mean. Can we edit that out of ABS, PBT, and POM?

This list should be objective as possible and not be leading.

I took it out. Should the differences between the plastics even be mentioned at all?

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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #11 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 11:42:45 »
I'm not sure. I envisioned this as just a phrase/abbreviation guide. Like a supplement to someone's reading while they're going through threads. I think there's enough info everywhere on the differences on the plastics.

Thoughts everyone? Let us know what you think. BlueBär what are you thinking?
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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #12 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 11:45:22 »
I'm really not sure, you're right that it should be a definition and just a definition, but I still see that question getting asked from time to time.

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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #13 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 11:48:25 »
Yeah, I like the idea of a Glossary, where you can go to look up terms you don't know yet.

It should be linked in the nav bar at the top of the page, when complete. Just a single, locked, one-post thread.

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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #14 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 12:00:42 »
YES this is what we need. I was going to suggest this a month or so ago when I first really got into this.

I think stuff like tsangan and possibly things like stabs (stabilizers, but people love calling them that which confuses noobs)

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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #15 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 12:01:59 »
HPE1000, what other stuff do you have in mind? "Stuff" isn't as helpful as "Tsangan" or "Stabs". Suggestions are a good thing :D.
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« Reply #16 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 12:04:05 »
HPE1000, what other stuff do you have in mind? "Stuff" isn't as helpful as "Tsangan" or "Stabs". Suggestions are a good thing :D.
:P I will think about it and post whenever something comes to mind, it is blank right now.

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« Reply #17 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 12:04:46 »
Tsangan Compatibility Kit (tsangan)
Moogle Compatibility Kit (moogle)

Winkeyless (WKL)
Tenkeyless (TKL)
Double Shot (DS, doubleshot)

Deskthority (deskthority.net, DT)
kbdmania (kbdmania.net, kbd)
OnTheDesk (otd.kr, OTD)
OverClock.Net (OCN)

QuickFire Rapid (QFR)
Costar
Cherry
Ducky
Shine (DSII, DS2, DSIII, DS3)
Filco
Majestouch (Majestouch-2, MJ-2)
Diatec
Rosewill

LoL
CoD
BF4
BL2
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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #18 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 12:07:05 »
I'm going to continue adding stuff all evening, so keep on suggesting :thumb:

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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #19 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 12:07:36 »
MechanicalKeyboards.com (MK or MK.com)
Mechanical Keyboards sub-reddit (/r/mech)

OnTheDesk can also be OTD
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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #20 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 12:10:52 »
Cherry stabilizer-Looks like mini switches
Costar stabilizer-The metal bars


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Dyesub
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« Reply #21 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 12:12:31 »
Cherry stabilizer-Looks like mini switches
Costar stabilizer-The metal bars


Doubleshot
Dyesub
Laser Etched
Engraved

I think those things need to be in the wiki, for sure, but a glossary would just be to explain confusing terms. Like stabs, as you said. And DS, when people mean double shot.

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« Reply #22 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 12:16:17 »
Cherry stabilizer-Looks like mini switches
Costar stabilizer-The metal bars


Doubleshot
Dyesub
Laser Etched
Engraved

I think those things need to be in the wiki, for sure, but a glossary would just be to explain confusing terms. Like stabs, as you said. And DS, when people mean double shot.
Okay, I will keep that in mind :)

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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #23 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 12:17:21 »
Should the entry for Tsangan etc. contain a description of its contents (ie. 1.5 Ctrl and Alt,...)?

Also:
LoL
CoD
BF4
BL2

Shouldn't we limit it on keyboard terms?
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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #24 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 12:20:49 »
Maybe just a link to a picture of a tsangan kit. Same with a moogle kit and the cherry/costar stabs.
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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #25 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 12:20:56 »
Should the entry for Tsangan etc. contain a description of its contents (ie. 1.5 Ctrl and Alt,...)?

Something like that, yes.

Also:
LoL
CoD
BF4
BL2

Shouldn't we limit it on keyboard terms?


Yeah, I know...but those terms get bandied about on here, and sometimes it confuses me. :)

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« Reply #26 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 12:39:25 »
Wow... the vintage man is attempting to keep me down and quiet. ROW ROW FIGHT THE POWER

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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #27 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 13:12:07 »
How would you define Filco and Diatec?

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« Reply #28 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 13:41:35 »
Diatec is a coportation that makes power supplies, PC peripherals, and keyboards under the brand name "Filco".

Diatec info page

Diatec is the coporation
Filco is the keyboard brand name.

Just like how Kimberly-Clark sells tissue paper under their brand name "Kleenex".



Another abbreviation: Click Clack Keycap (CC or Clack or Clark)



And should we rename this to GeekHack Glossary? Or do we think Dictionary works?

Edit: Should the entry read "DT - Deskthority, another keyboard forum/community"? instead of "Deskthority [DT]?
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« Reply #29 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 14:32:41 »
Nice work with this thread. Thumbs up! :thumb:

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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #30 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 14:45:36 »
Diatec is a coportation that makes power supplies, PC peripherals, and keyboards under the brand name "Filco".

Diatec info page

Diatec is the coporation
Filco is the keyboard brand name.

Just like how Kimberly-Clark sells tissue paper under their brand name "Kleenex".

Got it, thx. I knew they we're associated but didn't know how to phrase it.

And should we rename this to GeekHack Glossary? Or do we think Dictionary works?

Yeah, glossary might work better.

Edit: Should the entry read "DT - Deskthority, another keyboard forum/community"? instead of "Deskthority [DT]?

I put the abbreviations and other forms of the terms in brackets except if the abbreviation is normally used, ABS for example.

Nice work with this thread. Thumbs up! :thumb:

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #31 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 14:50:10 »
More abbreviations:

CoolerMaster (CM)
Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM)
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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #32 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 14:59:06 »
Filco/Diatec and Rosewill keyboards are made by Costar. Should they still be called a manufacturer? Is there a better term?

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #33 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 15:01:38 »
Costar's definition can be found on the DT Wiki. They are an ODM.
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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #34 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 16:12:33 »
Fantastic idea!  And should be linked from the Simple Questions thread.

Some humble suggestions:

CC - see ClickClack
ClickClack - a GH user who makes custom keycaps; also refers to these keycaps, the most common of which features a stylised skull
Clack Factory - ClickClack's business name (?)
Clark - mispronunciation of "Clack", as in "Click Clark"
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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #35 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 16:33:00 »
I united them to one short entry since they are all referring to each other in some way, but I really liked your definition - thanks!

I'm done for today - the glossary is 2652 characters long right now (with BBCode about twice as much), not bad for a single day. Again thanks to everyone who contributed!

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« Reply #36 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 16:47:44 »
Yes! Yes! Yes! Yes! As Daniel Bryan would say :D

Finally it's here, I've been waiting for this since you told me about this. This will help me and other newbies at mechanical keyboard stuff. I hope the glossary/wiki will grow into some fine piece of knowledgable facts!
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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #37 on: Fri, 08 November 2013, 12:46:39 »
Hm, what about Topre being called Thorpe now?
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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #38 on: Fri, 08 November 2013, 14:58:04 »
Excellent work. Impressed.

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #39 on: Sun, 10 November 2013, 11:52:53 »
Hm, what about Topre being called Thorpe now?
But why is that way?
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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #40 on: Sun, 10 November 2013, 14:22:12 »
"Because keyboards are accessories to PC makers, they focus on minimizing the manufacturing costs. But that’s incorrect. It’s in HHKB’s slogan, but when America’s cowboys were in the middle of a trip and their horse died, they would leave the horse there. But even if they were in the middle of a desert, they would take their saddle with them. The horse was a consumable good, but the saddle was an interface that their bodies had gotten used to. In the same vein, PCs are consumable goods, while keyboards are important interfaces." - Eiiti Wada

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #41 on: Sun, 10 November 2013, 15:00:58 »
Should switches be added? And if so, which ones?

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #42 on: Mon, 18 November 2013, 03:33:28 »
I am still new here, nice thread guys!

GH  :-[
GB
GLWS
MOQ
« Last Edit: Mon, 18 November 2013, 03:58:52 by catbuster »
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« Reply #43 on: Mon, 18 November 2013, 03:59:07 »
I am still new here, nice thread guys!

GH  :-[
GB
GLWS

If you're asking what they mean:

GH = Geekhack
GB = group buy
GLWS = good luck with sale
GLWT = good luck with trade
GLWB = good luck with (wanted to) buy
GLWA = good luck with auction
GLWTW = good luck with testing water

It sometimes seems like a whole other language.
"Because keyboards are accessories to PC makers, they focus on minimizing the manufacturing costs. But that’s incorrect. It’s in HHKB’s slogan, but when America’s cowboys were in the middle of a trip and their horse died, they would leave the horse there. But even if they were in the middle of a desert, they would take their saddle with them. The horse was a consumable good, but the saddle was an interface that their bodies had gotten used to. In the same vein, PCs are consumable goods, while keyboards are important interfaces." - Eiiti Wada

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #44 on: Mon, 18 November 2013, 07:03:57 »
All added. Also added WTS/WT*.

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« Reply #45 on: Mon, 18 November 2013, 08:44:20 »
GLWS

Apparently also can be, 'Good Luck With Search'

Need to add

GLWG260P2D

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #46 on: Mon, 18 November 2013, 09:09:27 »
GLWG260P2D

Did your head fall on your keyboard by accident? :))
What is that supposed to be?

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« Reply #47 on: Mon, 18 November 2013, 09:10:31 »
Good luck with getting to 60 posts today.

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« Reply #48 on: Mon, 18 November 2013, 09:14:37 »
GLWG260P2D

Did your head fall on your keyboard by accident? :))
What is that supposed to be?

I like your explanation way more BlueBär! :P
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« Reply #49 on: Mon, 18 November 2013, 09:15:52 »
GLWG260P2D

Did your head fall on your keyboard by accident? :))
What is that supposed to be?

I like your explanation way more BlueBär! :P

:'(

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #50 on: Mon, 18 November 2013, 09:18:19 »
EDIT

Here is another

How about this one, when someone wants to know why you didn't reply fast enough

SRYIHD2GOP


GLWG260P2D

Did your head fall on your keyboard by accident? :))
What is that supposed to be?

Oh it's new, I just made it up actually

GLWG260P2D

'Good luck with getting to 60 posts today'

AND I was not serious :p

but feel free to use it either way

DANG IT SLOW INTERNET AND I GET NINJA'd

Good luck with getting to 60 posts today.


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« Reply #51 on: Mon, 18 November 2013, 09:22:50 »
:'(

*pats head*

I think if we get to a point where we would need that abbreviation we dun goofed...

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« Reply #52 on: Mon, 18 November 2013, 09:55:03 »
If u added 60%, u could also add 110% and others!

Yeah it took few days to learn GH slang  :p and when i saw this thread...
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« Reply #53 on: Mon, 18 November 2013, 10:20:33 »
If u added 60%, u could also add 110% and others!

Yeah it took few days to learn GH slang  :p and when i saw this thread...

Commonly, there are 60%, 80% (86/87/88, or TKL), and Full-size (104/105). Also my 40% haha.

110% is something sprit made up to describe extra keys on a full-size. :)

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« Reply #54 on: Mon, 18 November 2013, 10:23:49 »
Don't forget 75%. Also, even though there's boards like the FC660 that are slightly larger than 60% I don't like adding a specific percentage for those. It just makes it overly complicated imo.

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« Reply #55 on: Wed, 20 November 2013, 15:41:23 »
CONUS - took me some time to get it as i am from Europe :)
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« Reply #56 on: Wed, 20 November 2013, 16:24:46 »
CONUS - took me some time to get it as i am from Europe :)

I think that gets most of us who are not from America!
"Because keyboards are accessories to PC makers, they focus on minimizing the manufacturing costs. But that’s incorrect. It’s in HHKB’s slogan, but when America’s cowboys were in the middle of a trip and their horse died, they would leave the horse there. But even if they were in the middle of a desert, they would take their saddle with them. The horse was a consumable good, but the saddle was an interface that their bodies had gotten used to. In the same vein, PCs are consumable goods, while keyboards are important interfaces." - Eiiti Wada

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« Reply #57 on: Wed, 20 November 2013, 16:26:35 »
CONUS - took me some time to get it as i am from Europe :)

I think that gets most of us who are not from America!

Your not from America? :eek:

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« Reply #58 on: Wed, 20 November 2013, 16:35:31 »
CONUS - took me some time to get it as i am from Europe :)

I think that gets most of us who are not from America!

Your not from America? :eek:

No - there are other countries in the world ;)
"Because keyboards are accessories to PC makers, they focus on minimizing the manufacturing costs. But that’s incorrect. It’s in HHKB’s slogan, but when America’s cowboys were in the middle of a trip and their horse died, they would leave the horse there. But even if they were in the middle of a desert, they would take their saddle with them. The horse was a consumable good, but the saddle was an interface that their bodies had gotten used to. In the same vein, PCs are consumable goods, while keyboards are important interfaces." - Eiiti Wada

NEC APC-H4100E | Ducky DK9008 Shine MX blue LED red | Ducky DK9008 Shine MX blue LED green | Link 900243-08 | CM QFR MX black | KeyCool 87 white MX reds | HHKB 2 Pro | Model M 02-Mar-1993 | Model M 29-Nov-1995 | CM Trigger (broken) | CM QFS MX green | Ducky DK9087 Shine 3 TKL Yellow Edition MX black | Lexmark SSK 21-Apr-1994 | IBM SSK 13-Oct-1987 | CODE TKL MX clear | Model M 122 01-Jun-1988

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« Reply #59 on: Wed, 20 November 2013, 16:37:26 »
CONUS - took me some time to get it as i am from Europe :)

I think that gets most of us who are not from America!

Your not from America? :o

No - there are other countries in the world ;)


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« Reply #60 on: Wed, 20 November 2013, 16:43:09 »
CONUS - took me some time to get it as i am from Europe :)

I think that gets most of us who are not from America!

Your not from America? :eek:

No - there are other countries in the world ;)


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« Reply #61 on: Thu, 21 November 2013, 08:53:42 »
CONUS - took me some time to get it as i am from Europe :)

I think that gets most of us who are not from America!

Your not from America? :eek:

No - there are other countries in the world ;)

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« Reply #62 on: Thu, 21 November 2013, 09:01:14 »
I noticed Costar was mentioned, but not iOne.  Make sure to mention their inferiority in the definition...
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« Reply #63 on: Thu, 21 November 2013, 09:01:53 »
I notice this is not in the glossary:

EK for elitekeyboards.com a keyboard retailer?

PD for paid - is it? Saw it a few times, not sure what it means.
 

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« Reply #64 on: Thu, 21 November 2013, 10:23:55 »
I noticed Costar was mentioned, but not iOne.  Make sure to mention their inferiority in the definition...
I'm NOT a fan of the shine discussion here. This should just explain what the phrases mean. Can we edit that out of ABS, PBT, and POM?

This list should be objective as possible and not be leading.

...so I added a neutral definition.

PD for paid - is it? Saw it a few times, not sure what it means.

Never saw PD. Do people really need an abbreviation for four letters? :-X

All others were added.

^^ Wonder if I can get that for my office wall.

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« Reply #66 on: Thu, 21 November 2013, 10:37:08 »
That is so awesome!!!! Thanks bluebar!

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« Reply #67 on: Thu, 21 November 2013, 13:40:16 »
Glossary? Awesome!

I got a suggestion: There are several stores and other sites mentioned. Could you add a link to those sites? I mean... if you get the information about something you were looking for and then have to look for a link somewhere else seems like a hassle ;) (even if it might be as trivial as using a search engine).

It could also be a link inside the forum such as the "all keycaps site list" thread: http://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=45672.0

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #68 on: Fri, 22 November 2013, 06:26:39 »
I got a suggestion: There are several stores and other sites mentioned. Could you add a link to those sites? I mean... if you get the information about something you were looking for and then have to look for a link somewhere else seems like a hassle ;) (even if it might be as trivial as using a search engine).

It could also be a link inside the forum such as the "all keycaps site list" thread: http://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=45672.0

Maybe a collection of vendors would be something, but I don't know if I want to add links in the glossary. It really takes just a second to search for a site.

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« Reply #69 on: Fri, 22 November 2013, 06:29:34 »
I think that there's already a great list of vendors showcased by the Keycaps thread and in /r/mech. We could point to those lists but I'm also not sure if this is the thread to do so.
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« Reply #70 on: Fri, 22 November 2013, 17:42:11 »
I think that there's already a great list of vendors showcased by the Keycaps thread and in /r/mech. We could point to those lists but I'm also not sure if this is the thread to do so.

I kinda saw this thread as a lit of words and abbreviations used on GH that might confuse new members or not really be relevant outside the GH community.
"Because keyboards are accessories to PC makers, they focus on minimizing the manufacturing costs. But that’s incorrect. It’s in HHKB’s slogan, but when America’s cowboys were in the middle of a trip and their horse died, they would leave the horse there. But even if they were in the middle of a desert, they would take their saddle with them. The horse was a consumable good, but the saddle was an interface that their bodies had gotten used to. In the same vein, PCs are consumable goods, while keyboards are important interfaces." - Eiiti Wada

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #71 on: Fri, 22 November 2013, 17:46:07 »
rowdy that's how I'm seeing this thread as well.
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« Reply #72 on: Sat, 23 November 2013, 10:46:26 »
You know what would be better? A photo of tsangan and moogle or winkeyless kits. The words described in the glossary are fine but I don't think it clearly illustrate until a photo is shown.
 

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #73 on: Sat, 23 November 2013, 10:55:41 »
Find a picture of the tsangan, moogle, and winkeyless kits that you think best illustrates them and I'll be happy to add them to the glossary Belfong.
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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #74 on: Sat, 23 November 2013, 11:24:33 »
Simple questions has one in the FAQ, but doesn't show the short shift.

Edit: Wait, theres another one, I'll link that.
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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #75 on: Sat, 23 November 2013, 21:58:23 »
Find a picture of the tsangan, moogle, and winkeyless kits that you think best illustrates them and I'll be happy to add them to the glossary Belfong.
Ok, I'll look for them. Question: are we concerned about copyright? If yes, I'll ask the original poster for permission before we put in the glossary. I don't have any of these kits, unfortunately.
 

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #76 on: Sun, 24 November 2013, 00:34:37 »
I make is a personal policy that all the pictures I post will have a link giving credit; check out this link. You should give credit and then if you want, you can PM the OP. I usually just link without asking with the policy that if they ask me to take the picture down, I will.
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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #77 on: Sun, 24 November 2013, 01:36:51 »
I make is a personal policy that all the pictures I post will have a link giving credit; check out this link. You should give credit and then if you want, you can PM the OP. I usually just link without asking with the policy that if they ask me to take the picture down, I will.

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #78 on: Mon, 25 November 2013, 03:14:06 »
Find a picture of the tsangan, moogle, and winkeyless kits that you think best illustrates them and I'll be happy to add them to the glossary Belfong.

This for tsangan kit
http://keypop.bigcartel.com/product/bumblebee-set-tsangan-kit-winkeyless

For Moogle kit, I thought the one here by Ovoxo is quite good - his Moogle kit from Round 2:
http://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=31409.0
 

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #79 on: Mon, 25 November 2013, 05:05:36 »
As I said I already have linked a Tsangan kit picture, but I added the picture of the Moogle kit. Thanks!

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #80 on: Mon, 25 November 2013, 08:54:37 »
Ok, are these good for glossary especially when you come into GH now when the GB are over: Miami, Hyperfuse, GON, GH60, Round 4 and Round 5 and whatnot. I'm still not sure what exactly is GON and IMSTO. Ha ha.
 

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #81 on: Mon, 25 November 2013, 08:59:53 »
Ok, are these good for glossary especially when you come into GH now when the GB are over: Miami, Hyperfuse, Round 4 and Round 5 and whatnot.

Check this out for Keycap GBs. I'd rather put the GBs over there.

I'm still not sure what exactly is GON and IMSTO. Ha ha.

Ever scroll down on the main GeekHack page and go look at "Vendor Forums" and all the sub-forums underneath that section? GON and IMSTO are right there.



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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #82 on: Tue, 26 November 2013, 15:50:33 »
Should add in rubberdome or RD. What's a good definition for it though?
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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #83 on: Tue, 26 November 2013, 15:51:30 »
Should add in rubberdome or RD. What's a good definition for it though?
rubberdome- nope

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« Reply #84 on: Tue, 26 November 2013, 16:08:11 »
Should add in rubberdome or RD. What's a good definition for it though?

And BS - buckling spring, for that matter.

RD - robber dome keyboard, where each keypress deforms a rubber dome causing contact between the PCB and a conductive pad under the rubber dome.  Commonly used in keyboards packaged with systems.
BS - buckling spring - a switch technology where a physical spring buckles as the keycap is pressed down, causing an electrical contact to be made.  Common in older IBM and recent Unicomp keyboards.

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #85 on: Tue, 10 December 2013, 07:35:24 »
What is bling? I see this mentioned in Clacks and Brobot.
 

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #86 on: Tue, 10 December 2013, 07:41:42 »
What is bling? I see this mentioned in Clacks and Brobot.

American slang for something shiny like jewelry. Not really keyboard related per se.
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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #87 on: Tue, 10 December 2013, 08:58:31 »
Ahhh, thanks!!
 

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #88 on: Tue, 10 December 2013, 15:37:12 »
What is bling? I see this mentioned in Clacks and Brobot.

American slang for something shiny like jewelry. Not really keyboard related per se.

Not really keyboard related, but ... http://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=35288.0
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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #89 on: Wed, 11 December 2013, 14:33:58 »
Should we add in TKL/75%/60%/40% here or should I add it to the OP of Simple Questions? I think there's some confusion. Do we need it at all?
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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #90 on: Wed, 11 December 2013, 15:00:08 »
Should we add in TKL/75%/60%/40% here or should I add it to the OP of Simple Questions? I think there's some confusion. Do we need it at all?

It's already in the glossary. I don't mind it being in two places if you want to add it to the SQ thread, but I think it kinda fits in the glossary.

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« Reply #91 on: Wed, 11 December 2013, 15:02:39 »
Ha, that'll teach me to not reread. Thanks BlueBar. Carry on :D
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« Reply #92 on: Wed, 11 December 2013, 15:26:20 »
Should we add in TKL/75%/60%/40% here or should I add it to the OP of Simple Questions? I think there's some confusion. Do we need it at all?

Could be added why it is called 75% - has 75% the keys on a full-size board ...
"Because keyboards are accessories to PC makers, they focus on minimizing the manufacturing costs. But that’s incorrect. It’s in HHKB’s slogan, but when America’s cowboys were in the middle of a trip and their horse died, they would leave the horse there. But even if they were in the middle of a desert, they would take their saddle with them. The horse was a consumable good, but the saddle was an interface that their bodies had gotten used to. In the same vein, PCs are consumable goods, while keyboards are important interfaces." - Eiiti Wada

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #93 on: Wed, 11 December 2013, 15:48:43 »
Could be added why it is called 75% - has 75% the keys on a full-size board ...

Isn't that kind of obvious?

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #94 on: Wed, 11 December 2013, 15:52:53 »
Should we add in TKL/75%/60%/40% here or should I add it to the OP of Simple Questions? I think there's some confusion. Do we need it at all?
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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #95 on: Wed, 11 December 2013, 15:54:52 »
Could be added why it is called 75% - has 75% the keys on a full-size board ...

Isn't that kind of obvious?

Not necessarily.  People might assume it is 75% the physical case size, whereas it is actually based on the number of switches.  Isn't it?  LOL
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« Reply #96 on: Wed, 11 December 2013, 15:55:12 »
Should we add in TKL/75%/60%/40% here or should I add it to the OP of Simple Questions? I think there's some confusion. Do we need it at all?
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Should we add in TKL/75%/60%/40% here or should I add it to the OP of Simple Questions? I think there's some confusion. Do we need it at all?

It's already in the glossary. I don't mind it being in two places if you want to add it to the SQ thread, but I think it kinda fits in the glossary.


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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #97 on: Wed, 11 December 2013, 19:19:39 »
Could be added why it is called 75% - has 75% the keys on a full-size board ...

Isn't that kind of obvious?

Not necessarily.  People might assume it is 75% the physical case size, whereas it is actually based on the number of switches.  Isn't it?  LOL

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« Reply #98 on: Wed, 11 December 2013, 19:36:05 »
Not necessarily.  People might assume it is 75% the physical case size, whereas it is actually based on the number of switches.  Isn't it?  LOL

OK I added a general note for percentages and changed 60% slightly since that is kind of an excpetion. I think this is a good compromise, please tell me what you think.

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« Reply #99 on: Wed, 11 December 2013, 21:04:37 »
Not necessarily.  People might assume it is 75% the physical case size, whereas it is actually based on the number of switches.  Isn't it?  LOL

OK I added a general note for percentages and changed 60% slightly since that is kind of an excpetion. I think this is a good compromise, please tell me what you think.

Looking good :)

I also noted that "Tenkeyless [TKL, 80%]" = "A keyboard layout without a numpad." defines 80%, but 80% does not have its own entry at the top of the list.
"Because keyboards are accessories to PC makers, they focus on minimizing the manufacturing costs. But that’s incorrect. It’s in HHKB’s slogan, but when America’s cowboys were in the middle of a trip and their horse died, they would leave the horse there. But even if they were in the middle of a desert, they would take their saddle with them. The horse was a consumable good, but the saddle was an interface that their bodies had gotten used to. In the same vein, PCs are consumable goods, while keyboards are important interfaces." - Eiiti Wada

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Ị̸͚̯̲́ͤ̃͑̇̑ͯ̊̂͟ͅs̞͚̩͉̝̪̲͗͊ͪ̽̚̚ ̭̦͖͕̑́͌ͬͩ͟t̷̻͔̙̑͟h̹̠̼͋ͤ͋i̤̜̣̦̱̫͈͔̞ͭ͑ͥ̌̔s̬͔͎̍̈ͥͫ̐̾ͣ̔̇͘ͅ ̩̘̼͆̐̕e̞̰͓̲̺̎͐̏ͬ̓̅̾͠͝ͅv̶̰͕̱̞̥̍ͣ̄̕e͕͙͖̬̜͓͎̤̊ͭ͐͝ṇ̰͎̱̤̟̭ͫ͌̌͢͠ͅ ̳̥̦ͮ̐ͤ̎̊ͣ͡͡n̤̜̙̺̪̒͜e̶̻̦̿ͮ̂̀c̝̘̝͖̠̖͐ͨͪ̈̐͌ͩ̀e̷̥͇̋ͦs̢̡̤ͤͤͯ͜s͈̠̉̑͘a̱͕̗͖̳̥̺ͬͦͧ͆̌̑͡r̶̟̖̈͘ỷ̮̦̩͙͔ͫ̾ͬ̔ͬͮ̌?̵̘͇͔͙ͥͪ͞ͅ

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #100 on: Thu, 12 December 2013, 04:35:19 »
I also noted that "Tenkeyless [TKL, 80%]" = "A keyboard layout without a numpad." defines 80%, but 80% does not have its own entry at the top of the list.

This is on purpose as "tenkeyless" is a lot more common than "80%". I can add a "see tenkeyless" though.

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #101 on: Mon, 16 December 2013, 15:24:10 »
What does NIB mean? New in box?

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #102 on: Mon, 16 December 2013, 15:44:01 »
What does NIB mean? New in box?

Usually, yes.
"Because keyboards are accessories to PC makers, they focus on minimizing the manufacturing costs. But that’s incorrect. It’s in HHKB’s slogan, but when America’s cowboys were in the middle of a trip and their horse died, they would leave the horse there. But even if they were in the middle of a desert, they would take their saddle with them. The horse was a consumable good, but the saddle was an interface that their bodies had gotten used to. In the same vein, PCs are consumable goods, while keyboards are important interfaces." - Eiiti Wada

NEC APC-H4100E | Ducky DK9008 Shine MX blue LED red | Ducky DK9008 Shine MX blue LED green | Link 900243-08 | CM QFR MX black | KeyCool 87 white MX reds | HHKB 2 Pro | Model M 02-Mar-1993 | Model M 29-Nov-1995 | CM Trigger (broken) | CM QFS MX green | Ducky DK9087 Shine 3 TKL Yellow Edition MX black | Lexmark SSK 21-Apr-1994 | IBM SSK 13-Oct-1987 | CODE TKL MX clear | Model M 122 01-Jun-1988

Ị̸͚̯̲́ͤ̃͑̇̑ͯ̊̂͟ͅs̞͚̩͉̝̪̲͗͊ͪ̽̚̚ ̭̦͖͕̑́͌ͬͩ͟t̷̻͔̙̑͟h̹̠̼͋ͤ͋i̤̜̣̦̱̫͈͔̞ͭ͑ͥ̌̔s̬͔͎̍̈ͥͫ̐̾ͣ̔̇͘ͅ ̩̘̼͆̐̕e̞̰͓̲̺̎͐̏ͬ̓̅̾͠͝ͅv̶̰͕̱̞̥̍ͣ̄̕e͕͙͖̬̜͓͎̤̊ͭ͐͝ṇ̰͎̱̤̟̭ͫ͌̌͢͠ͅ ̳̥̦ͮ̐ͤ̎̊ͣ͡͡n̤̜̙̺̪̒͜e̶̻̦̿ͮ̂̀c̝̘̝͖̠̖͐ͨͪ̈̐͌ͩ̀e̷̥͇̋ͦs̢̡̤ͤͤͯ͜s͈̠̉̑͘a̱͕̗͖̳̥̺ͬͦͧ͆̌̑͡r̶̟̖̈͘ỷ̮̦̩͙͔ͫ̾ͬ̔ͬͮ̌?̵̘͇͔͙ͥͪ͞ͅ

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #103 on: Mon, 16 December 2013, 17:31:52 »
Added NIB.

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #104 on: Mon, 16 December 2013, 17:35:00 »
Added NIB.

Although that's not really something specific to GH - eBay sellers use it all the time.
"Because keyboards are accessories to PC makers, they focus on minimizing the manufacturing costs. But that’s incorrect. It’s in HHKB’s slogan, but when America’s cowboys were in the middle of a trip and their horse died, they would leave the horse there. But even if they were in the middle of a desert, they would take their saddle with them. The horse was a consumable good, but the saddle was an interface that their bodies had gotten used to. In the same vein, PCs are consumable goods, while keyboards are important interfaces." - Eiiti Wada

NEC APC-H4100E | Ducky DK9008 Shine MX blue LED red | Ducky DK9008 Shine MX blue LED green | Link 900243-08 | CM QFR MX black | KeyCool 87 white MX reds | HHKB 2 Pro | Model M 02-Mar-1993 | Model M 29-Nov-1995 | CM Trigger (broken) | CM QFS MX green | Ducky DK9087 Shine 3 TKL Yellow Edition MX black | Lexmark SSK 21-Apr-1994 | IBM SSK 13-Oct-1987 | CODE TKL MX clear | Model M 122 01-Jun-1988

Ị̸͚̯̲́ͤ̃͑̇̑ͯ̊̂͟ͅs̞͚̩͉̝̪̲͗͊ͪ̽̚̚ ̭̦͖͕̑́͌ͬͩ͟t̷̻͔̙̑͟h̹̠̼͋ͤ͋i̤̜̣̦̱̫͈͔̞ͭ͑ͥ̌̔s̬͔͎̍̈ͥͫ̐̾ͣ̔̇͘ͅ ̩̘̼͆̐̕e̞̰͓̲̺̎͐̏ͬ̓̅̾͠͝ͅv̶̰͕̱̞̥̍ͣ̄̕e͕͙͖̬̜͓͎̤̊ͭ͐͝ṇ̰͎̱̤̟̭ͫ͌̌͢͠ͅ ̳̥̦ͮ̐ͤ̎̊ͣ͡͡n̤̜̙̺̪̒͜e̶̻̦̿ͮ̂̀c̝̘̝͖̠̖͐ͨͪ̈̐͌ͩ̀e̷̥͇̋ͦs̢̡̤ͤͤͯ͜s͈̠̉̑͘a̱͕̗͖̳̥̺ͬͦͧ͆̌̑͡r̶̟̖̈͘ỷ̮̦̩͙͔ͫ̾ͬ̔ͬͮ̌?̵̘͇͔͙ͥͪ͞ͅ

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #105 on: Mon, 16 December 2013, 17:42:10 »
Although that's not really something specific to GH - eBay sellers use it all the time.

Agreed - but we have MOQ, GLWS, WTB etc. in the glossary too, so I think it should be in it.

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #106 on: Mon, 16 December 2013, 17:55:22 »
Fair enough.

Btw "Geekhack" is not listed.

Possible definitionfrom iMav: http://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=49088.0
"Because keyboards are accessories to PC makers, they focus on minimizing the manufacturing costs. But that’s incorrect. It’s in HHKB’s slogan, but when America’s cowboys were in the middle of a trip and their horse died, they would leave the horse there. But even if they were in the middle of a desert, they would take their saddle with them. The horse was a consumable good, but the saddle was an interface that their bodies had gotten used to. In the same vein, PCs are consumable goods, while keyboards are important interfaces." - Eiiti Wada

NEC APC-H4100E | Ducky DK9008 Shine MX blue LED red | Ducky DK9008 Shine MX blue LED green | Link 900243-08 | CM QFR MX black | KeyCool 87 white MX reds | HHKB 2 Pro | Model M 02-Mar-1993 | Model M 29-Nov-1995 | CM Trigger (broken) | CM QFS MX green | Ducky DK9087 Shine 3 TKL Yellow Edition MX black | Lexmark SSK 21-Apr-1994 | IBM SSK 13-Oct-1987 | CODE TKL MX clear | Model M 122 01-Jun-1988

Ị̸͚̯̲́ͤ̃͑̇̑ͯ̊̂͟ͅs̞͚̩͉̝̪̲͗͊ͪ̽̚̚ ̭̦͖͕̑́͌ͬͩ͟t̷̻͔̙̑͟h̹̠̼͋ͤ͋i̤̜̣̦̱̫͈͔̞ͭ͑ͥ̌̔s̬͔͎̍̈ͥͫ̐̾ͣ̔̇͘ͅ ̩̘̼͆̐̕e̞̰͓̲̺̎͐̏ͬ̓̅̾͠͝ͅv̶̰͕̱̞̥̍ͣ̄̕e͕͙͖̬̜͓͎̤̊ͭ͐͝ṇ̰͎̱̤̟̭ͫ͌̌͢͠ͅ ̳̥̦ͮ̐ͤ̎̊ͣ͡͡n̤̜̙̺̪̒͜e̶̻̦̿ͮ̂̀c̝̘̝͖̠̖͐ͨͪ̈̐͌ͩ̀e̷̥͇̋ͦs̢̡̤ͤͤͯ͜s͈̠̉̑͘a̱͕̗͖̳̥̺ͬͦͧ͆̌̑͡r̶̟̖̈͘ỷ̮̦̩͙͔ͫ̾ͬ̔ͬͮ̌?̵̘͇͔͙ͥͪ͞ͅ

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #107 on: Mon, 16 December 2013, 18:11:58 »
Btw "Geekhack" is not listed.

Possible definitionfrom iMav: http://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=49088.0

That's where the name of the site comes from and what the name "Geekhack" means - the explanation of what "Geekhack" is, is this forum and its community. I don't think it fits to be honest. Compare it to the entries for Deskthority or KBDMania for example.

However maybe we should do a newki entry called "The History of Geekhack" - thats where it would fit perfectly. There's one on the old wiki but it just contains links to esoomena and the mystery keycap...

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #108 on: Mon, 16 December 2013, 18:14:17 »
Btw "Geekhack" is not listed.

Possible definitionfrom iMav: http://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=49088.0

That's where the name of the site comes from and what the name "Geekhack" means - the explanation of what "Geekhack" is, is this forum and its community. I don't think it fits to be honest. Compare it to the entries for Deskthority or KBDMania for example.

However maybe we should do a newki entry called "The History of Geekhack" - thats where it would fit perfectly. There's one on the old wiki but it just contains links to esoomena and the mystery keycap...

That's a good idea - the mystery keycaps, new moderators, r00tw0rm, perma-banned members, all that makes up GH folklore and should be recorded somewhere for posterity.
"Because keyboards are accessories to PC makers, they focus on minimizing the manufacturing costs. But that’s incorrect. It’s in HHKB’s slogan, but when America’s cowboys were in the middle of a trip and their horse died, they would leave the horse there. But even if they were in the middle of a desert, they would take their saddle with them. The horse was a consumable good, but the saddle was an interface that their bodies had gotten used to. In the same vein, PCs are consumable goods, while keyboards are important interfaces." - Eiiti Wada

NEC APC-H4100E | Ducky DK9008 Shine MX blue LED red | Ducky DK9008 Shine MX blue LED green | Link 900243-08 | CM QFR MX black | KeyCool 87 white MX reds | HHKB 2 Pro | Model M 02-Mar-1993 | Model M 29-Nov-1995 | CM Trigger (broken) | CM QFS MX green | Ducky DK9087 Shine 3 TKL Yellow Edition MX black | Lexmark SSK 21-Apr-1994 | IBM SSK 13-Oct-1987 | CODE TKL MX clear | Model M 122 01-Jun-1988

Ị̸͚̯̲́ͤ̃͑̇̑ͯ̊̂͟ͅs̞͚̩͉̝̪̲͗͊ͪ̽̚̚ ̭̦͖͕̑́͌ͬͩ͟t̷̻͔̙̑͟h̹̠̼͋ͤ͋i̤̜̣̦̱̫͈͔̞ͭ͑ͥ̌̔s̬͔͎̍̈ͥͫ̐̾ͣ̔̇͘ͅ ̩̘̼͆̐̕e̞̰͓̲̺̎͐̏ͬ̓̅̾͠͝ͅv̶̰͕̱̞̥̍ͣ̄̕e͕͙͖̬̜͓͎̤̊ͭ͐͝ṇ̰͎̱̤̟̭ͫ͌̌͢͠ͅ ̳̥̦ͮ̐ͤ̎̊ͣ͡͡n̤̜̙̺̪̒͜e̶̻̦̿ͮ̂̀c̝̘̝͖̠̖͐ͨͪ̈̐͌ͩ̀e̷̥͇̋ͦs̢̡̤ͤͤͯ͜s͈̠̉̑͘a̱͕̗͖̳̥̺ͬͦͧ͆̌̑͡r̶̟̖̈͘ỷ̮̦̩͙͔ͫ̾ͬ̔ͬͮ̌?̵̘͇͔͙ͥͪ͞ͅ

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #109 on: Mon, 16 December 2013, 18:16:46 »
That's a good idea - the mystery keycaps, new moderators, r00tw0rm, perma-banned members, all that makes up GH folklore and should be recorded somewhere for posterity.

Feel free to start a thread here ;)

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #110 on: Mon, 16 December 2013, 18:35:49 »
That's a good idea - the mystery keycaps, new moderators, r00tw0rm, perma-banned members, all that makes up GH folklore and should be recorded somewhere for posterity.

Feel free to start a thread here ;)

I shall leave that to a Keeper of the Faith (to give it a more authentic feel) :)
"Because keyboards are accessories to PC makers, they focus on minimizing the manufacturing costs. But that’s incorrect. It’s in HHKB’s slogan, but when America’s cowboys were in the middle of a trip and their horse died, they would leave the horse there. But even if they were in the middle of a desert, they would take their saddle with them. The horse was a consumable good, but the saddle was an interface that their bodies had gotten used to. In the same vein, PCs are consumable goods, while keyboards are important interfaces." - Eiiti Wada

NEC APC-H4100E | Ducky DK9008 Shine MX blue LED red | Ducky DK9008 Shine MX blue LED green | Link 900243-08 | CM QFR MX black | KeyCool 87 white MX reds | HHKB 2 Pro | Model M 02-Mar-1993 | Model M 29-Nov-1995 | CM Trigger (broken) | CM QFS MX green | Ducky DK9087 Shine 3 TKL Yellow Edition MX black | Lexmark SSK 21-Apr-1994 | IBM SSK 13-Oct-1987 | CODE TKL MX clear | Model M 122 01-Jun-1988

Ị̸͚̯̲́ͤ̃͑̇̑ͯ̊̂͟ͅs̞͚̩͉̝̪̲͗͊ͪ̽̚̚ ̭̦͖͕̑́͌ͬͩ͟t̷̻͔̙̑͟h̹̠̼͋ͤ͋i̤̜̣̦̱̫͈͔̞ͭ͑ͥ̌̔s̬͔͎̍̈ͥͫ̐̾ͣ̔̇͘ͅ ̩̘̼͆̐̕e̞̰͓̲̺̎͐̏ͬ̓̅̾͠͝ͅv̶̰͕̱̞̥̍ͣ̄̕e͕͙͖̬̜͓͎̤̊ͭ͐͝ṇ̰͎̱̤̟̭ͫ͌̌͢͠ͅ ̳̥̦ͮ̐ͤ̎̊ͣ͡͡n̤̜̙̺̪̒͜e̶̻̦̿ͮ̂̀c̝̘̝͖̠̖͐ͨͪ̈̐͌ͩ̀e̷̥͇̋ͦs̢̡̤ͤͤͯ͜s͈̠̉̑͘a̱͕̗͖̳̥̺ͬͦͧ͆̌̑͡r̶̟̖̈͘ỷ̮̦̩͙͔ͫ̾ͬ̔ͬͮ̌?̵̘͇͔͙ͥͪ͞ͅ

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #111 on: Mon, 16 December 2013, 18:44:26 »
Should add in rubberdome or RD. What's a good definition for it though?

RDOMS
rubber dome over membrane switch

i think imav came up with that one
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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #112 on: Mon, 16 December 2013, 18:50:33 »
I shall leave that to a Keeper of the Faith (to give it a more authentic feel) :)

It's late but I'll start a thread tomorrow if nobody does in the meantime.

RDOMS
rubber dome over membrane switch

i think imav came up with that one

Thanks, added.

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #113 on: Fri, 27 December 2013, 01:51:03 »
I shall leave that to a Keeper of the Faith (to give it a more authentic feel) :)

It's late but I'll start a thread tomorrow if nobody does in the meantime.

Anyone? :)
"Because keyboards are accessories to PC makers, they focus on minimizing the manufacturing costs. But that’s incorrect. It’s in HHKB’s slogan, but when America’s cowboys were in the middle of a trip and their horse died, they would leave the horse there. But even if they were in the middle of a desert, they would take their saddle with them. The horse was a consumable good, but the saddle was an interface that their bodies had gotten used to. In the same vein, PCs are consumable goods, while keyboards are important interfaces." - Eiiti Wada

NEC APC-H4100E | Ducky DK9008 Shine MX blue LED red | Ducky DK9008 Shine MX blue LED green | Link 900243-08 | CM QFR MX black | KeyCool 87 white MX reds | HHKB 2 Pro | Model M 02-Mar-1993 | Model M 29-Nov-1995 | CM Trigger (broken) | CM QFS MX green | Ducky DK9087 Shine 3 TKL Yellow Edition MX black | Lexmark SSK 21-Apr-1994 | IBM SSK 13-Oct-1987 | CODE TKL MX clear | Model M 122 01-Jun-1988

Ị̸͚̯̲́ͤ̃͑̇̑ͯ̊̂͟ͅs̞͚̩͉̝̪̲͗͊ͪ̽̚̚ ̭̦͖͕̑́͌ͬͩ͟t̷̻͔̙̑͟h̹̠̼͋ͤ͋i̤̜̣̦̱̫͈͔̞ͭ͑ͥ̌̔s̬͔͎̍̈ͥͫ̐̾ͣ̔̇͘ͅ ̩̘̼͆̐̕e̞̰͓̲̺̎͐̏ͬ̓̅̾͠͝ͅv̶̰͕̱̞̥̍ͣ̄̕e͕͙͖̬̜͓͎̤̊ͭ͐͝ṇ̰͎̱̤̟̭ͫ͌̌͢͠ͅ ̳̥̦ͮ̐ͤ̎̊ͣ͡͡n̤̜̙̺̪̒͜e̶̻̦̿ͮ̂̀c̝̘̝͖̠̖͐ͨͪ̈̐͌ͩ̀e̷̥͇̋ͦs̢̡̤ͤͤͯ͜s͈̠̉̑͘a̱͕̗͖̳̥̺ͬͦͧ͆̌̑͡r̶̟̖̈͘ỷ̮̦̩͙͔ͫ̾ͬ̔ͬͮ̌?̵̘͇͔͙ͥͪ͞ͅ

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #114 on: Mon, 06 January 2014, 03:26:52 »
What about Ducky limited edition keyboard abbreviations:

YotS - Year of the Snake - full size backlit keyboard with aluminium case top and snake space bar, released 2013
YotD - Year of the Dragon - TKL backlit keyboard with black case and new backlighting modes, released 2012
YotR - Year of the Rabbit - full size non-backlit keyboard with white case and PBT keycaps, released 2011
YotT - Year of the Tiger, full size non-backlit keyboard with black case and PBT keycaps, released 2010
YotB - Year of the Bull, released 2009
"Because keyboards are accessories to PC makers, they focus on minimizing the manufacturing costs. But that’s incorrect. It’s in HHKB’s slogan, but when America’s cowboys were in the middle of a trip and their horse died, they would leave the horse there. But even if they were in the middle of a desert, they would take their saddle with them. The horse was a consumable good, but the saddle was an interface that their bodies had gotten used to. In the same vein, PCs are consumable goods, while keyboards are important interfaces." - Eiiti Wada

NEC APC-H4100E | Ducky DK9008 Shine MX blue LED red | Ducky DK9008 Shine MX blue LED green | Link 900243-08 | CM QFR MX black | KeyCool 87 white MX reds | HHKB 2 Pro | Model M 02-Mar-1993 | Model M 29-Nov-1995 | CM Trigger (broken) | CM QFS MX green | Ducky DK9087 Shine 3 TKL Yellow Edition MX black | Lexmark SSK 21-Apr-1994 | IBM SSK 13-Oct-1987 | CODE TKL MX clear | Model M 122 01-Jun-1988

Ị̸͚̯̲́ͤ̃͑̇̑ͯ̊̂͟ͅs̞͚̩͉̝̪̲͗͊ͪ̽̚̚ ̭̦͖͕̑́͌ͬͩ͟t̷̻͔̙̑͟h̹̠̼͋ͤ͋i̤̜̣̦̱̫͈͔̞ͭ͑ͥ̌̔s̬͔͎̍̈ͥͫ̐̾ͣ̔̇͘ͅ ̩̘̼͆̐̕e̞̰͓̲̺̎͐̏ͬ̓̅̾͠͝ͅv̶̰͕̱̞̥̍ͣ̄̕e͕͙͖̬̜͓͎̤̊ͭ͐͝ṇ̰͎̱̤̟̭ͫ͌̌͢͠ͅ ̳̥̦ͮ̐ͤ̎̊ͣ͡͡n̤̜̙̺̪̒͜e̶̻̦̿ͮ̂̀c̝̘̝͖̠̖͐ͨͪ̈̐͌ͩ̀e̷̥͇̋ͦs̢̡̤ͤͤͯ͜s͈̠̉̑͘a̱͕̗͖̳̥̺ͬͦͧ͆̌̑͡r̶̟̖̈͘ỷ̮̦̩͙͔ͫ̾ͬ̔ͬͮ̌?̵̘͇͔͙ͥͪ͞ͅ

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #115 on: Mon, 06 January 2014, 07:46:41 »
I shall leave that to a Keeper of the Faith (to give it a more authentic feel) :)

It's late but I'll start a thread tomorrow if nobody does in the meantime.

Anyone? :)

I'm not so sure about this one. I feel like the GH lore is part of getting to know the community. Seems to cheapen the experience if there's just a thread about all of the stories.

What about Ducky limited edition keyboard abbreviations:

YotS - Year of the Snake - full size backlit keyboard with aluminium case top and snake space bar, released 2013
YotD - Year of the Dragon - TKL backlit keyboard with black case and new backlighting modes, released 2012
YotR - Year of the Rabbit - full size non-backlit keyboard with white case and PBT keycaps, released 2011
YotT - Year of the Tiger, full size non-backlit keyboard with black case and PBT keycaps, released 2010
YotB - Year of the Bull, released 2009

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« Reply #116 on: Mon, 06 January 2014, 14:01:44 »
Yot*s added.

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« Reply #117 on: Mon, 06 January 2014, 23:18:58 »
I shall leave that to a Keeper of the Faith (to give it a more authentic feel) :)

It's late but I'll start a thread tomorrow if nobody does in the meantime.

Anyone? :)

I'm not so sure about this one. I feel like the GH lore is part of getting to know the community. Seems to cheapen the experience if there's just a thread about all of the stories.

Your point is valid, and would provide new members with a sense of belonging as they learn the lore and history.

OTOH how many people actually read this sort of stuff before asking questions?

Also it would provide a handy reference and, ideally, links to the relevant posts for noobs like me :p
"Because keyboards are accessories to PC makers, they focus on minimizing the manufacturing costs. But that’s incorrect. It’s in HHKB’s slogan, but when America’s cowboys were in the middle of a trip and their horse died, they would leave the horse there. But even if they were in the middle of a desert, they would take their saddle with them. The horse was a consumable good, but the saddle was an interface that their bodies had gotten used to. In the same vein, PCs are consumable goods, while keyboards are important interfaces." - Eiiti Wada

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« Reply #118 on: Thu, 16 January 2014, 18:45:48 »
One to add ...

GID = Glow In the Dark
"Because keyboards are accessories to PC makers, they focus on minimizing the manufacturing costs. But that’s incorrect. It’s in HHKB’s slogan, but when America’s cowboys were in the middle of a trip and their horse died, they would leave the horse there. But even if they were in the middle of a desert, they would take their saddle with them. The horse was a consumable good, but the saddle was an interface that their bodies had gotten used to. In the same vein, PCs are consumable goods, while keyboards are important interfaces." - Eiiti Wada

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« Reply #119 on: Thu, 16 January 2014, 18:52:27 »

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #120 on: Thu, 16 January 2014, 21:44:52 »
What about dibs? I see this mentioned often.. then googled it and found out its a slang!
 

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« Reply #121 on: Fri, 17 January 2014, 03:24:03 »
What about dibs? I see this mentioned often.. then googled it and found out its a slang!

Added! I never really looked up its specific meaning before ;D

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« Reply #122 on: Fri, 17 January 2014, 03:27:28 »
1st rule of dibs, do not talk about dibs!

Rule 8 from CC himself.

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"Because keyboards are accessories to PC makers, they focus on minimizing the manufacturing costs. But that’s incorrect. It’s in HHKB’s slogan, but when America’s cowboys were in the middle of a trip and their horse died, they would leave the horse there. But even if they were in the middle of a desert, they would take their saddle with them. The horse was a consumable good, but the saddle was an interface that their bodies had gotten used to. In the same vein, PCs are consumable goods, while keyboards are important interfaces." - Eiiti Wada

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #123 on: Fri, 17 January 2014, 03:44:57 »
:eek:

What do I do now? Burn my only CC as a ritual to wash my sins off my soul?

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #124 on: Fri, 17 January 2014, 03:53:11 »
You can give it to me. I don't have any Clacks.
 

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« Reply #125 on: Fri, 17 January 2014, 04:07:25 »
:eek:

What do I do now? Burn my only CC as a ritual to wash my sins off my soul?

I think that generic definition should be fine (although CC would have the last say).  The main thing is not to say where dibs come from or what to do with them.
"Because keyboards are accessories to PC makers, they focus on minimizing the manufacturing costs. But that’s incorrect. It’s in HHKB’s slogan, but when America’s cowboys were in the middle of a trip and their horse died, they would leave the horse there. But even if they were in the middle of a desert, they would take their saddle with them. The horse was a consumable good, but the saddle was an interface that their bodies had gotten used to. In the same vein, PCs are consumable goods, while keyboards are important interfaces." - Eiiti Wada

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #126 on: Fri, 17 January 2014, 04:20:34 »
I think that generic definition should be fine (although CC would have the last say).  The main thing is not to say where dibs come from or what to do with them.

Phew, I'm glad that I can keep it.

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« Reply #127 on: Fri, 17 January 2014, 04:29:12 »
I think that generic definition should be fine (although CC would have the last say).  The main thing is not to say where dibs come from or what to do with them.

Phew, I'm glad that I can keep it.

CC has the final say :p
"Because keyboards are accessories to PC makers, they focus on minimizing the manufacturing costs. But that’s incorrect. It’s in HHKB’s slogan, but when America’s cowboys were in the middle of a trip and their horse died, they would leave the horse there. But even if they were in the middle of a desert, they would take their saddle with them. The horse was a consumable good, but the saddle was an interface that their bodies had gotten used to. In the same vein, PCs are consumable goods, while keyboards are important interfaces." - Eiiti Wada

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #128 on: Fri, 17 January 2014, 04:46:28 »

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #129 on: Sun, 19 January 2014, 14:01:21 »
Deck keyboards, TG3 electronics, would you want to add korean keyboards as well and some info?
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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #130 on: Sun, 19 January 2014, 14:07:15 »
Deck keyboards, TG3 electronics, would you want to add korean keyboards as well and some info?

Hm. Is it worth putting all the Korean stuff here or should there be another thread that compiles all of that. What do you think would be easier for people to refer to?
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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #131 on: Sun, 19 January 2014, 14:17:41 »
Maybe we should make a thread that collects custom keyboards? I could put in a short definiton for korean customs though.

Edit: Oh and I could need some help with TG3 and Deck, Deck is a brand of TG3 Electronics, right?
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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #132 on: Sun, 19 January 2014, 14:37:51 »
Deck keyboards, TG3 electronics, would you want to add korean keyboards as well and some info?

Hm. Is it worth putting all the Korean stuff here or should there be another thread that compiles all of that. What do you think would be easier for people to refer to?

It could be easier to have a Custom Keyboards section that could include ongoing projects from GH as well as older Korean customs. TG3 is the parent company for Deck keyboards, TG3 offers alot more variety of electronics whereas, Deck is more or less their gaming logo for keyboards.
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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #133 on: Sun, 19 January 2014, 16:25:05 »
Added definitions for Deck, TG3 and Korean customs. Definitions are not perfect, feel free to suggest improvements.

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #134 on: Tue, 21 January 2014, 13:11:03 »
Added definitions for Deck and TG3

On the Deck website, it seems like they want their keyboards to be known as a backlit gaming board.

On the TG3 website, they advertise themselves as "...a leading supplier of engineered input solutions". They sell their input devices to the "...medical, industrial, point of sale, military, mobile data, telecommunications, white goods, and gaming..." marketplaces.
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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #135 on: Tue, 21 January 2014, 13:51:35 »
I could change TG3 to "An input device manufacturer that is also the parent company of Deck." if that suits it better.

However I think I should actually reduce the Deck entry to just "A keyboard manufacturer" since I used that already a couple of times and didn't expand any other entries on what kind of keyboards they produce.

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« Reply #136 on: Tue, 21 January 2014, 13:53:30 »
I think that will be fine.
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« Reply #137 on: Tue, 21 January 2014, 13:57:24 »
Might be worth adding links to GMK & BSP websites since there are lots of companies with those names :
http://www.bspeurope.dk/home.html
http://www.gmk-electronic-design.de/en.html

Also,
BNIB : Abbreviation for "brand new in box".
NOS : Abbreviation for "new-old stock" - unsold stock of a product that is no longer produced.

Will try and post some more here soon.

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« Reply #138 on: Tue, 21 January 2014, 14:12:49 »
Might be worth adding links to GMK & BSP websites since there are lots of companies with those names :
http://www.bspeurope.dk/home.html
http://www.gmk-electronic-design.de/en.html

Added your definitions, thanks!
However I did not add the links, I kind of want to keep it link-free (it currently only contains two links to pictures). The entries for both BSP and GMK include the full name of the companies - searching for those gets you directly to the websites.

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« Reply #139 on: Fri, 14 February 2014, 10:55:41 »
APL?

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« Reply #140 on: Fri, 14 February 2014, 11:01:35 »
APL?
I was just thinking the same thing :))

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« Reply #141 on: Fri, 14 February 2014, 11:01:48 »
Added ;)

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« Reply #142 on: Fri, 14 February 2014, 11:20:46 »
Added ;)

Thanks! Also, we probably need YotH now. :D

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« Reply #143 on: Fri, 14 February 2014, 11:22:57 »
Thanks! Also, we probably need YotH now. :D

I will add it once it exists :p

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« Reply #144 on: Mon, 24 February 2014, 13:52:49 »
Can you add PMK for PimpMyKeyboards? The SP offshoot site?
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« Reply #145 on: Tue, 25 February 2014, 03:32:30 »
Done. Could expand the definition, idk.

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« Reply #146 on: Fri, 17 October 2014, 09:22:55 »
necro!

Code: [Select]
[tr]
[td][b]battleship, battlecruiser[/b][/td]
[td]a keyboard bigger than full-size, often with 122 keys[/td]
[/tr]
[tr]
[td][b]BS[/b][/td]
[td]Buckling Spring, a clicky spring-over-membrane key mechanism, typically found on IBM/Lexmark/Unicomp keyboards[/td]
[/tr]
[tr]
[td][b]IC[/b][/td]
[td]Interest Check, a survey to get idea, if there is interest in a product or group buy[/td]
[/tr]
[tr]
[td][b]MD[/b][/td]
[td]Massdrop, a commercial vendor that organizes sales similar to group buys[/td]
[/tr]
[tr]
[td][b]POS[/b][/td]
[td]Point of Sale, used to reference cash register keyboards[/td]
[/tr]
[tr]
[td][b]SSK[/b][/td]
[td]Space Saving Keyboard, a tenkeyless buckling-spring keyboard originally from IBM[/td]
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« Reply #147 on: Fri, 17 October 2014, 10:07:05 »
Those are great, I'll add them later :thumb:

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« Reply #148 on: Fri, 17 October 2014, 10:12:19 »
Just added them
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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #149 on: Thu, 26 March 2015, 21:52:37 »
Is it time to add MCS = Modular Cap System yet?

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #150 on: Mon, 30 March 2015, 07:31:08 »
I don't think adding something that barely even is a thing would be useful. I mean the thread is only 2 pages long, and there are no pictures apart from 3D renders of it yet. If it becomes more popular, sure.

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #151 on: Fri, 10 July 2015, 14:57:43 »
What is OG? For example, "OG Cherry" or "OG Dolch"
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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #152 on: Fri, 10 July 2015, 15:10:35 »
Original.  It really stands for original gangster. One of the first people in a gang. In this context it means original though.
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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #153 on: Fri, 10 July 2015, 18:36:40 »
Original.  It really stands for original gangster. One of the first people in a gang. In this context it means original though.

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #154 on: Wed, 08 June 2016, 04:18:44 »
5. Scoops are just better than bars.

What are Scoops/Bars? Those aren't mentioned in the glossary.

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #155 on: Wed, 08 June 2016, 05:41:18 »
5. Scoops are just better than bars.

What are Scoops/Bars? Those aren't mentioned in the glossary.

Welcome to Geekhack!

They are differences on the F and J keys to help touch-typists find the home keys.

Bars are short raised sections along the lower edge of the keycap.

Scoops are where the keycaps are dished slightly more than the other keys.

There are also nubs - small raised pimples usually in the centre of the keycap, although you're more likely to find those on the 5 key on a numeric keypad.

Bars are, of course, the best option out of these :p
"Because keyboards are accessories to PC makers, they focus on minimizing the manufacturing costs. But that’s incorrect. It’s in HHKB’s slogan, but when America’s cowboys were in the middle of a trip and their horse died, they would leave the horse there. But even if they were in the middle of a desert, they would take their saddle with them. The horse was a consumable good, but the saddle was an interface that their bodies had gotten used to. In the same vein, PCs are consumable goods, while keyboards are important interfaces." - Eiiti Wada

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #156 on: Wed, 08 June 2016, 08:26:47 »
Bars are short raised sections along the lower edge of the keycap.

Scoops are where the keycaps are dished slightly more than the other keys.

There are also nubs - small raised pimples usually in the centre of the keycap, although you're more likely to find those on the 5 key on a numeric keypad.

I see, thank you very much!
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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #157 on: Fri, 10 June 2016, 17:02:55 »
5. Scoops are just better than bars.

What are Scoops/Bars? Those aren't mentioned in the glossary.

Welcome to Geekhack!

They are differences on the F and J keys to help touch-typists find the home keys.

Bars are short raised sections along the lower edge of the keycap.

Scoops are where the keycaps are dished slightly more than the other keys.

There are also nubs - small raised pimples usually in the centre of the keycap, although you're more likely to find those on the 5 key on a numeric keypad.

Bars are, of course, the best option out of these :p

So far for me, bars have been the only option haha. Seems like the other two are unique to keyboard hobbyist shops or vintage keyboards. IDK about the raised dots, maybe for the older cellphone keypads?
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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #158 on: Thu, 27 October 2016, 14:01:39 »
Two terms I keep seeing are 'Alps' which I think is a switch manufacturer?? and  '1800' and that's one that I'm not sure of, might be worth adding...
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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #159 on: Fri, 28 October 2016, 10:00:39 »
Alps is a switch manufacturer and 1800 refers to a compressed keyboard layout that includes a Numpad.

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #160 on: Fri, 28 October 2016, 11:43:05 »
Alps is a switch manufacturer and 1800 refers to a compressed keyboard layout that includes a Numpad.

Awesome thanks! That helps. Would be a good addition to the list
  
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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #161 on: Sat, 29 October 2016, 12:35:27 »
Alps is a switch manufacturer and 1800 refers to a compressed keyboard layout that includes a Numpad.

Awesome thanks! That helps. Would be a good addition to the list

Alps can also refer to a stem/mount design for keycaps. The Alps mount is used by Alps switches and by Matias switches and looks like this:

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #162 on: Wed, 02 November 2016, 15:02:31 »
ANSI should be in this glossary as well
  
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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #163 on: Thu, 10 November 2016, 18:50:30 »
Also BigAss.

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #164 on: Sun, 20 November 2016, 01:40:02 »
Also BigAss.

Just means extra large super big.  Not really a keyboard-specific term.

Often used in reference to Enter keys that are abnormally large.
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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #165 on: Thu, 05 January 2017, 17:15:15 »
Can't wait for the rest.

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« Reply #166 on: Thu, 05 January 2017, 19:05:47 »
Does OP ever get updated on this?
  
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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #167 on: Thu, 05 January 2017, 20:46:44 »
Does OP ever get updated on this?

OP is still an abbrev for original post or poster ;)
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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #168 on: Thu, 05 January 2017, 23:25:50 »
OP is still an abbrev for original post or poster ;)
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« Reply #169 on: Fri, 06 January 2017, 09:23:19 »
OP is still an abbrev for original post or poster ;)
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Did you hear about the guy who invented Lifesavers? They say he made a mint.
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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #170 on: Fri, 06 January 2017, 09:38:49 »
OP is still an abbrev for original post or poster ;)
oh no

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OP is still an abbrev for original post or poster ;)
oh no

not another romevi dadposter

Did you hear about the guy who invented Lifesavers? They say he made a mint.

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #171 on: Sun, 15 January 2017, 10:36:10 »
Does OP ever get updated on this?

Yeah just update it!

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #172 on: Thu, 23 February 2017, 13:01:01 »
Alps need some love.
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