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Fede
01-22-2006, 04:45 AM
...in the typewriting department:

http://www.killsometime.com/games/game.asp?ID=404

Type the alphabet from A to Z as fast as you can. As simple as that. Kind of drum-o-meter-style addictive.

My personal record so far is 1.922 seconds.

I challenge you gentlemen! :p

johngregson
01-22-2006, 05:01 AM
I can get down to 5.216 seconds, my touch-typing has lapsed evidently!
I'll just give it another shot...

EDIT: OK, 4.425 now, but I really must get back to work!

Zsolt
01-22-2006, 05:01 AM
:o That's crazy. I only managed 5.547 so far. Only did it a few times, so I'll try some more, but I don't think I'll beat that :)
Tnx for the link

C.J.
01-22-2006, 05:09 AM
I gotta have a go at that!

TimeConsumer
01-22-2006, 07:28 AM
My pc is waaaaaaaaay to slow for this:D
I finished typing for ages, when the pc was still counting: gggghhhhhhiiiiiijjjjjjjkkkkkklllll
so, I scored 38... :D

Kinetic drummer
01-22-2006, 02:19 PM
guys you are fast!

johngregson
01-22-2006, 02:30 PM
Yeh, but those are just single strokes, doubles would be much harder...

EDIT: OK, 4.109 now...God, I'm never going to sleep tonight.

3.594 2nd attempt!

Right, last time: 3.062. Still not satisfied. I need more coffee.

Matthias
01-22-2006, 02:59 PM
My personal record so far is 1.922 seconds.


under 2 seconds??? You're crazy:D!!!

I'll have to check that out myself.

johngregson
01-22-2006, 03:10 PM
It would be very sad of me to talk about 'techniques' here...

But,

There are certain letter rows that you can 'roll' over in quick succession, with minimal motion: e.g. C,D, E, or F,G,H, and J, K,L.
That should up the letter-per-minute quotient significantly...

Oh dear, I HAVE to leave the house soon, or I'm going to go completely insane.

x86zero
01-22-2006, 03:48 PM
I can't do this without singing the "ABC" song in my head. For some reason, I have to synch up my fingers with the song so, I can't exactly go that fast unless I find a new way of singing the ABC's.

TimeConsumer
01-23-2006, 03:08 AM
I can't do this without singing the "ABC" song in my head. For some reason, I have to synch up my fingers with the song so, I can't exactly go that fast unless I find a new way of singing the ABC's.

Perhaps you can do an remix ICM-death-country-style?
Play some dblbass-blasting on it?
Have some blonde guy with long hair screaming ABCDEF.... next to your head at 200Bpm?
You'll figure out something..

Fede
01-23-2006, 06:43 AM
In the meantime, I'm down to 1.662 seconds :p

frank
01-23-2006, 11:26 AM
Cool game, heard of this before. I'm a pretty fast typer, so let's check what scores I can reach! :D

grandpascorpion
01-23-2006, 11:55 AM
3.405 (after quite a few tries)

Jeez, I thought I could type pretty well too :)

frank
01-23-2006, 11:59 AM
Damn I suck! 4,9 something.

D. Slam
01-23-2006, 12:05 PM
1.662... Fede, You have much time on your hands. :D

That's a good thing.............. I guess. :confused:

;)

Seaborn
01-27-2006, 12:54 PM
This is funny but hard ! (I mean it's hard to do better than Fede.)

Here is my record : 2.313

frank
01-27-2006, 12:58 PM
Nice one Seaborn!

I got it down to 2,6 something.. very addictive game!!

Seaborn
01-27-2006, 01:06 PM
The second half is the vicious part. For the first you just have to press A, B and I because the rest is only slides.

frank
01-27-2006, 01:23 PM
Yeah!

From A to P it's just sliding, after that it's tricky moving from Q to Z... especially UVWXYZ is hard.

Btw, I think it also has to do with the setting of your fingers and hands you use when you normally type. I tought myself how to type (pretty fast) just by experience. But my left hand is kinda strange because my fingers still set to playing FIFA 2000 (soccer game) hehe... :)

EDIT: WTF am I talking about anyway, I should be out there practicing, but I can't right now so I end up talking about the alfabet game?!? Sad...

Seaborn
01-27-2006, 03:57 PM
Lol :D


Well, no more competitors ?

43%dillinger
01-27-2006, 05:58 PM
i got 2.516 and me hands is shakin'...........gotta break 2 seconds!

IronCobraMan
01-27-2006, 06:09 PM
man u guys are losers! like i said in the past...u wanna see some serious chops? watch walker texas ranger and chuck norris will show u the meaning of chops

43%dillinger
01-27-2006, 06:12 PM
haha random facts about chuck norris and vin diesel.... :p

frank
01-27-2006, 07:19 PM
Haha yes, those fact sites are so funny!! Unfortunately, a lot of stuff is showing up with the same jokes and stuff like that about other actors...

"Chuck norris stopped the 3 bullets headed for JFK with only his beard.. the astonishment caused JFK's head to explode." :D

DavidPartay
01-27-2006, 10:27 PM
I did 3 seconds flat on that game a while ago. I can type at 120wpm on a good day, at least when I can be bothered trying.

43%dillinger
01-27-2006, 10:46 PM
"When Vin Diesel told the paperclip on Microsoft Word to go away, it never came back"

:p