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Stephan van Hulst
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http://speedtest.10-fast-fingers.com/fb_result.php?r=CM

90 is my "high score". How do you do?

It's interesting, when I select the Dutch test (my native language) I seem to max out around the 60 words per minute. Strange.


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90?

I tried thrice and barely reach 40.
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on a good day, I can get up to about 70 w.p.m., with no errors.


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Tried it once, and got about 50 wpm. IMO, I think the issue is that it is not well formed sentences. I have to think about each word, instead of processing a sentence at a time.

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I got 55. Yeah, it's kind of a weird test with the random words.


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I just tried a typing test that uses complete articles. I hit around the 65 mark.

Proper sentences seem to make me think about the content too much, I find it easier to "mindlessly type fast" with random words
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Stephan van Hulst wrote:I just tried a typing test that uses complete articles. I hit around the 65 mark.


Link please!
Stephan van Hulst
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http://www.typingtest.com/

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68 on the first try
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Stephan van Hulst wrote:I just tried a typing test that uses complete articles. I hit around the 65 mark.

Proper sentences seem to make me think about the content too much, I find it easier to "mindlessly type fast" with random words

I do better with sentences but only if I can customize how many spaces to use after a period. I use two spaces because I learned to type on a typewriter. The ones with one space are hard to get used to.
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I would be too scared to make a typo!
 
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