Words Per Minute

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Fri Dec 05, 2008 6:19 pm Post

I found a way to increase my words per minute by almost twelve fold.


I just type A then hit the space bar (A is a word. A very short word).

A A A A A A A A A


Add in copy and paste and I could do easily over 2000 wpm.


(Ok where do I go to get my prize?)
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Fri Dec 05, 2008 7:28 pm Post

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Fri Dec 05, 2008 9:49 pm Post

Not to be a spoiler or anything, but I recall from my high school typing class (we just graduated from chiseling on granite) that there is a standard "word" length for measuring typing speed. I just checked Wikipedia and learned that my creaky memory is correct:

For the purposes of WPM measurement a word is standardized to five characters or keystrokes. So, "eliot" counts as one word, but "rhinoceros" counts as two. "Let's talk" would also be considered as two words, because the space key counts as a keystroke.


Nevertheless, with cut and paste, you can still achieve remarkable results, so go for it!

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Fri Dec 05, 2008 11:03 pm Post

just for a giggle, you could highlight them all, and then press space bar, thereby, transporting them all to Cydonia!! :lol:
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Sun Dec 07, 2008 5:01 pm Post

Here's a way to reduce your typing speed, very quickly: break a finger! I don't recommend it, though. It hurts.

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Sun Dec 07, 2008 5:18 pm Post

KB wrote:Here's a way to reduce your typing speed, very quickly: break a finger! I don't recommend it, though. It hurts.

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Mon Dec 08, 2008 2:47 pm Post

of Epic proportions

(maybe it is a three word community story.....)
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