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Re: Compendium of Speed (Learn to type at least 135wpm) Guaranteed-!!
« Reply #50 on: Thu, 04 February 2016, 19:16:29 »
im going to say that this mania produced thread was actually a contribution by tp4 for once to the keyboard part of geekhack, as crazy as it is, so i will deduct 10 sins from tp4

i still want proof you own a ergodox, or even own a mechanical keyboard, i was drunk years back and looked into past posts by tp4 and i remember the only proof i found was you joined a feng group buy for some pbt set i think. i swear, whatever, make more of these and less bs posts.

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Re: Compendium of Speed (Learn to type at least 135wpm) Guaranteed-!!
« Reply #51 on: Sat, 12 March 2016, 06:16:03 »
So what finger do I use for spacebar if I use dvorak layout?

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Re: Compendium of Speed (Learn to type at least 135wpm) Guaranteed-!!
« Reply #52 on: Sat, 12 March 2016, 10:37:11 »
So what finger do I use for spacebar if I use dvorak layout?

technically if you count it up,  it's either one, because key load is about even between left and right..

HOWEVER,  in practice,  I'd still say -the right- because of where the shift key is on a regular keyboard.

On the regular keyboard, because all shifting is generally done on the left, due to the right shift being too far away, the only way to make up some time would be to add things to the right.

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Re: Compendium of Speed (Learn to type at least 135wpm) Guaranteed-!!
« Reply #53 on: Sat, 12 March 2016, 13:40:51 »
There should be a type racer challenge on geekhack

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Re: Compendium of Speed (Learn to type at least 135wpm) Guaranteed-!!
« Reply #54 on: Wed, 16 March 2016, 04:11:22 »
So what finger do I use for spacebar if I use dvorak layout?

technically if you count it up,  it's either one, because key load is about even between left and right..

HOWEVER,  in practice,  I'd still say -the right- because of where the shift key is on a regular keyboard.

On the regular keyboard, because all shifting is generally done on the left, due to the right shift being too far away, the only way to make up some time would be to add things to the right.
so that means I'm goin to use ergodox

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« Reply #55 on: Wed, 17 August 2016, 01:46:42 »
thanks for linking this boca! now I can 60wpm with comfort
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« Reply #56 on: Mon, 29 August 2016, 04:29:23 »
This is great.

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« Reply #57 on: Wed, 07 September 2016, 14:50:12 »
I just notice this one YouTuber with 170+ WPM -- he doesn't use his pinkies that much in the traditional touch type way. And it seems that he's not the only fast typists doing it.
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Re: Compendium of Speed (Learn to type at least 135wpm) Guaranteed-!!
« Reply #58 on: Wed, 07 September 2016, 14:52:29 »
I just notice this one YouTuber with 170+ WPM -- he doesn't use his pinkies that much in the traditional touch type way. And it seems that he's not the only fast typists doing it.
What do you think?
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« Reply #59 on: Wed, 07 September 2016, 15:54:20 »
the accuracy is ****ing atrocious though
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Re: Compendium of Speed (Learn to type at least 135wpm) Guaranteed-!!
« Reply #60 on: Wed, 07 September 2016, 17:35:40 »
I just notice this one YouTuber with 170+ WPM -- he doesn't use his pinkies that much in the traditional touch type way. And it seems that he's not the only fast typists doing it.
What do you think?

OVERALL,  when I use Q or P on standard qwerty,  I do not use my pinky for those keys, because they're easier to reach using  Ring finger.

As far as letter frequency goes,  - A - is the only common letter that would be affected by not using the Pinky on qwerty.

- P - on the right hand isn't that common,  so it should not affect speed much..



For me personally though, I've moved -P- to where my -:- colon sign is, because the colon is less common than a letter..


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Re: Compendium of Speed (Learn to type at least 135wpm) Guaranteed-!!
« Reply #61 on: Sat, 18 May 2019, 06:30:03 »
What if I need thumb fingernails for pushing Palm Centro buttons? Those are so small you need to use fingernails too.

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Re: Compendium of Speed (Learn to type at least 135wpm) Guaranteed-!!
« Reply #62 on: Sat, 18 May 2019, 07:07:39 »
I mean, i can type 120 wpm, but with great amounts of errors.

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« Reply #63 on: Sat, 18 May 2019, 07:08:30 »
So what finger do I use for spacebar if I use dvorak layout?

Personally, for my qwerty layout, i use my right pointer finger.  I also use the right pointer finger to type sentences once in a while.

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« Reply #64 on: Sat, 18 May 2019, 07:11:32 »
https://ibb.co/dmkW4m2

This is my typing speed over the years. I am noticing that myself, Sintpinty is getting faster but i don't want to reach a peak level for my typing speed.

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« Reply #65 on: Sat, 18 May 2019, 07:12:22 »
the accuracy is ****ing atrocious though

We all get it.

Rip my accuracy too. Don't you run into some slowdowns too?

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« Reply #66 on: Sat, 18 May 2019, 07:13:06 »
What if I need thumb fingernails for pushing Palm Centro buttons? Those are so small you need to use fingernails too.

The solution? I have no fingernails  :))
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Re: Compendium of Speed (Learn to type at least 135wpm) Guaranteed-!!
« Reply #67 on: Sat, 18 May 2019, 07:15:38 »
To be honest, finding a good keyboard is what got me here anyways. Because i was a fast typist(am still today, but suffering from accuracy issues) , i needed a good quality keyboard that would be reliable and durable. I noticed people like Sifo and others were using mechanical keyboards when typing and they got extremely high scores.

I literally practiced every single day for four years in order to get the speed that i am today.
My highest , 123 wpm is not achieved on a mechanical keyboard, but rather a cheap dell keyboard.

I don't get as higher scores on Mechanical keyboards as much as Membrane keyboards simply because i am not used to the feel of typing on it.

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« Reply #68 on: Mon, 20 May 2019, 16:47:29 »
I always had a problem learning touch typing, but I will give it a try:)
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« Reply #69 on: Tue, 21 May 2019, 15:55:34 »
I always had a problem learning touch typing, but I will give it a try:)

I highly reccomend typingclub or freetypinggame.net

Even though it's for kids, it really helped me in my younger years :)

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« Reply #70 on: Thu, 23 May 2019, 14:04:02 »
Ok, for further proof, i got 123 wpm on my last typing test.

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« Reply #71 on: Sun, 19 January 2020, 12:07:45 »
I have once typed 137 as my record