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 Post subject: How fast are you? (speedy-finger practise)
PostPosted: Wed Nov 30, 2005 4:42 pm 
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My best is 3.484secs.

Too addictive,

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4.487, that's good enough :D

1.001 is unbelievable... they seem to be approaching 1.000, maybe that's the limit of the program? Still it's hard to believe this is real. I want a new keyboard layout, where the first line reads "ABCDEFGHIJ", the second reads SRQPONMLK" and the third "TUVWXYZ". Then I can get 1.001, too.

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 01, 2005 2:54 pm 
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2.167

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(Warning: pics are quite big)

This is harder than I thought, sub-2 is possible for me, I think :)

Using standard qwerty setup :)

~Thom


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2.003!

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That was annoying, so close!

I think I'll practise tonight :P

EDIT:

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1.922!!! :D

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This is so much fun :P I think I'll take an average soon... :)

~Thom


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 01, 2005 3:29 pm 
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1.861

I'll retire for a while now.


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Ok how about something slightly more useful:
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public class HelloWorld {
    public static void main ( String[] args ) {
        System.out.println( "Hello world!" );
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}

Best after a few attempts: 18.31 (sub20, yeah :D)


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Ok, but I'll optimise it a bit :)

main() { printf("Hello, world!"); }

4.32 - I'm sure I can get it faster, aswell :D

Don't worry, I'll do the normal one when I've got more time.

Technically, this should be easyer, because you're really used to typing these things because you use them regularly. I'll see :)
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int i;main(){for(;i["]o, world!\n",'/'/'/'));}read(j,i,p){write(j/p+p,i---j,i/i);}


Would also be a good one.

Did you know Jessica Fridrich hosted the Internation C Coding Steganography contest?

First one to write a quine in [Censored. Please be nice!] wins next! :P


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int i;main(){for(;i["]o, world!\n",'/'/'/'));}read(j,i,p){write(j/p+p,i---j,i/i);}


That's so awful! I understand how it works, but does j,i,p at least have a deeper meaning, like initials of the author or so? And if gcc -ansi -pedantic accepts such a %$!@ then something with ANSI must be wrong :D


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I got 4.094 on the alphabet typing contest. I think the people who get really fast scores on this test don't type 'normally' but have figured out a way 'where to put their fingers especially for this test'.
Now I type A-G with my left hand, then H-P with my right hand and I think it might be faster if you do this differently.

The fastest typist can be found at http://sominfo.syr.edu/facstaff/dvorak/blackburn.html

Her top speed is 212 WPM, which means 26 strokes (the alphabet) in 2.08 on average.


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I use the dvorak keyboard layout when i type normally at home. Allows me to type much faster, really. I should be able to type at 100+wpm lesurly if I work at it.


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Kirjava wrote:
I use the dvorak keyboard layout when i type normally at home. Allows me to type much faster, really. I should be able to type at 100+wpm lesurly if I work at it.


Could we please see this layout of this keyboard? I wonder how many different type of layouts of keyboards there are? I know a while back I read in a magazine that they were thinking about going to change it but nothing happened.


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The french use azerty, I know that.

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But on my keyboard, the numbers are in a different order, too.


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5.838

this is just gets easier as you do it.

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The simple solution is here a keyboard that laaows for a compleatly custom layout :)[/url]


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Or a macro. I'm almost willing to bet that the highest scores use a trick or a macro.

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with some "practice" I got a 2.07 with a best average of 2.29.

One handed I got 2.97 as a best time with a best average of 3.11

This is sooo addicting and fun!

Some others should try one handed, I wanna see how fast THAT can get.

Quinn


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its funny how much a day of practice will do....


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Quinn Lewis wrote:
its funny how much a day of practice will do....


Great record!

I'll beat it in a bit. ;)

~Thom


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1.80 today

man, its a lot easier with PC keyboards....I have been using a mac one.

I also broke 1.8 today in school, but, as soon as I hit Z, the window closed for some reason, so I didn't get an actual time. when I looked up hitting Y, it was at 1.69. ARGH!


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This is pretty fun to do. After a couple dozen tries I got 3.5 seconds. My fingers won't let me go any faster than that.


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 09, 2005 11:22 pm 
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1.56 w00t


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Quinn Lewis wrote:
1.56 w00t


Blast!


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closer to bambos.....


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Bloody hell.

What techniques are you using, if any?

I do it like this:

(ab) (cde) (fgh) (i) (jkl) (mn) (op) (qrs) (tuv) (wxyz)


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hm....how to type the "finger tricks"....I guess I will denote the hand and finger I use for each letter, the hand first, (R or L) and then T (thumb), I (index), M (middle) R (ring), or P (pinky). The letter of the alphabet typed will be in parentheses. The brackets will represent a group that flows together, like you would write (RUR'U') in cube notation. Here goes:

[(a)LR (b)RI] [(c, d, e)LI, LM, RR] [(f, g, h)] [(i)LI] [(j, k, l)RI, RM, RR] [(m, n)RM, RI] [(o, p)RM, RR] [(q, r, s, t)LR, LI, LM, LI] [(u, v)RI, RI] [(w, x, y, z)LM, LI, RI, LM]

If anyone can decode that, I would be surprised... Good luck! :wink:

Quinn


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3.665 one-handed.

I've tryed your solution, but I execute it differently when I do it. it's mostly the same though. I think Sub-1.5 is possable for me, then i think I can start competing with you again :)

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has anyone tried the backwards finger frenzy? starting at Z and going backwards? I started workin on it a little today and got down to a 1.86:

also, I got a 2.59 one handed with the standard FF:

have fun beating those!

Quinn


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opps, forgot to post the backward time screenshot:


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Few tries..... 5,734... :D

Good Stuff!

Very addictive


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4,797....

that game is too addictive.....

Well I am going to bed now....

I will keep trying tomorrow....

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What does it say about me when I'm faster one-handed (3.605) than two-handed (4.487)?


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Faster one handed......... hehehhe....

Have you tried doing it with the nose? :D

I am not able to do sub 4 sec....

Mi record is

4,344

Hard to go faster...

I haven't tried one handed... but sure that more than.... 30 sec.. heheeheh

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New record!

¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡3,172!!!!!!

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StefanPochmann wrote:
What does it say about me when I'm faster one-handed (3.605) than two-handed (4.487)?


You have really fat fingers on your second hand?

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nicky_uk wrote:
You have really fat fingers on your second hand?


Nah, they look the same. I think I just get confused with two hands, not getting the "finger tricks" right, but instead typing like usual. New 3.495 record with the left hand, btw. Haven't tried right hand yet. I solve twisty puzzles one-handed with my left hand, too.

Oh and hey, your "Best Average - 31.16secs" is really slow for this ;-)

edit: current normal/onehanded: 2.224/3.264


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I just discovered their forum:
http://www.morpheme.co.uk/phpBB2/viewforum.php?f=24


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my best time 1.652 xD (rubikaz)

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Lets try and get this as a record category on speedcubing.com! :D

I bet if we all post it, It'll get in :)


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