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See how fast you can type!

 
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See how fast you can type!

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Neat! I never actually learned to type the right way, but over the years I've become a touch-typist. Never had anything like a fair test before.

On three trials, I got 62 wpm, 57 wpm, 57wpm.
 
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That is cool!

I took five trials, averaging about 87 wpm.
 
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47wpm! Woohoo!
 
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Averaged at 36 wpm...a bit slow :roll:

But I think there is difference to seeing and typing and thinking (or memorizing and typing). By gut feeling I am a bit faster in the latter case.
 
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Good link.

Not bad..with 7 mistakes I got 61.95 wpm (words/min) and 258.37 cpm. What does c stand for?
 
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oops! very slow...
with 3 trials i got 30.6wpm, 35.4wpm and 37.9wpm...(improving na...)
still will go with some more trials..let me see..
 
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Originally posted by marc weber:
That is cool!

I took five trials, averaging about 87 wpm.



Great marc,

congrats..

I wish i would be like you some time,

but i only got 47.5,63.5,59.6 in three chances. with no errors in last chance.
 
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Originally posted by Rajah Nagur:
Good link.

What does c stand for?



Characters.

My average is 73.64 - not bad considering the fact that I have a defective keyboard!
 
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This is fun!

Two trials: 58.23wpm, 69.85wpm.
 
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Finally, I am finished working, and can the take test too

3 tries - 76.94(5 mistakes), 60.61 (6 mistakes), 86.17 (1 mistake).

An average of 74.57 wpm.
I wonder if it will get better if I take the test once every day!
 
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62.96 wpm, not bad!
 
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i did it twice. the main thing that messed me up is that i was taught to put two spaces after a period. i'd be sailing along, and not notice that they consider that a mistake...

and the case thing, but that's my own damn fault.

but still, i did it twice, the first time i got 61.8 with 11 mistakes, and then second 71.4 with five mistakes.

i think one of the best things my dad ever did was that when he brought home a dumb terminal and a modem, if we wanted to play "Zork" or "Adventure", we HAD to type with the correct fingers. so, i've been able to touch type since about 4th grade...
 
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5 mistakes,

64.04 wpm (279.57 cpm)

/Svend Rost
 
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I just did 3 more trials, and my average on these was 101.38 wpm. (I was tired last night.)
 
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Originally posted by fred rosenberger:
i did it twice. the main thing that messed me up is that i was taught to put two spaces after a period. i'd be sailing along, and not notice that they consider that a mistake...


Same here. After the first one I was focused on not doing that though!

My first three tries:
77.33wpm with 9 mistakes
84.41wpm with 5 mistakes
91.96wpm with 2 mistakes
 
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Wohooooooooo!!!

83.95 with 6 mistakes first try...

I thought I am a good typer as I learned "Typing" as my 10th grade couse in India and then learned computer keyboard after that...


Regards
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Originally posted by fred rosenberger:
...i was taught to put two spaces after a period...


Me too, but it was surprisingly easy to unlearn that.

(I learned to type on an ancient manual typewriter. A lowercase "L" was used for the numeral "1," and exclamation points were made by backspacing over a period to add a single quote on top of it. )
 
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On average

52.32 wpm
4.33 mistakes
 
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Took it 3 times. 100.02 WPM with 3 mistakes.
[ July 13, 2006: Message edited by: Gregg Bolinger ]
 
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Originally posted by Gregg Bolinger:
Took it 3 times. 100.02 WPM with 3 mistakes.

[ July 13, 2006: Message edited by: Gregg Bolinger ]


Oh my god! You are the champion by far! Con!

 
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Originally posted by marc weber:
... (I learned to type on an ancient manual typewriter. A lowercase "L" was used for the numeral "1," and exclamation points were made by backspacing over a period to add a single quote on top of it. )


Seriously.
 
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funny -- this link made it around my office this week too.

I'm averaging around 100 wpm
 
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45.31 wpm
190.29 cpm


is that good or bad???
 
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Third trial - clocked 97 wpm with 5 mistakes.

Averaging around 78-79(Mode infact)
 
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57 wpm in my first try (4 mistakes) with 34 Celcius temperature in an office without air condition.
 
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Hay! mine is only 20 wpm
How to improve?
Any suggestions
 
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