Ergonomic keyboards

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  1. RenchFries

    RenchFries Official Dawgshed Dutch representative Gold

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    I'm thinking of buying one of these.

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    My wrists and shoulders are killing me after spending several full days behind a computer. I've read that this might help.

    Any of you got experience with keyboards like this?
     
  2. Lou Loomis

    Lou Loomis Feel the Gern

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    those are for fat people
     
  3. Scott

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    /thread.
     
  4. HeinousMark

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    I do not, but I know having a mouse wrist cushion and a keyboard wrist cushion has made life much better for me...
     
  5. AmishGirl

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    I found those keyboard to be damn near impossible - but then, I have very small hands. :dontknow:
     
  6. Lemmy

    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

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    You shod be figuring out how to open you office window instead. It'll come in handy when depression sets in.
     
  7. Mur

    Mur soon Gold

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    Maybe get a mechanical keyboard. :dontknow:
     
  8. Tweeder82

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    I can do 35 WPM using only 3 fingers. That keyboard is a scam
     
  9. Mur

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    :lo5:
     
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    I didn't like it- used to have one of those keyboards at my work.
     
  11. Tweeder82

    Tweeder82 New Member Banned User

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    its a proven fact that it is faster to only use the keyboard for everything and not use a mouse at all
     
  12. zerokarma

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    [​IMG]

    I have a black version of the original Microsoft Natural keyboard and have been using this style of keyboard for over 10 years now. I like it a lot but realize it's not for everyone. If you have never used one before then it would take you a while to get used to it but after a while you would really like it. I can type about 80-90 WPM with it.
     
  13. Schmoopy

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    You just low fived a shit mult!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Wash your hand immediately!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:nooo:
     
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    I have that exact Microsoft keyboard.

    Works for me :coffee:
     
  15. Scott

    Scott Masshole Staff Member

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    You have quite the supple wrist there chinball wizard.
     
  16. zhukov

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    If a keyboard is kicking your ass, consider suicide
     
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    Beats trying to jack off with carpal tunnel.....:c
     
  18. Scott

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    That's why god gave us two hands.
     
  19. Gomez

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    fucking hate those
     
  20. RenchFries

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    Whoa. You think it'll get that bad?

    Won't have much use anyway, we're on the 1st floor.

    Yeah, I'm gonna buy one. It's only 50 bucks so what the hell.

    :jj: