How fast are you?

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http://speedtest.10-fast-fingers.com/

My fastest speed is 61 with 2-3 mistakes.
I average in the mid fifties with 3-5 mistakes.
 

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72 with 0 mistakes (first attempt), 76 and 74 were my other attempts, so I guess I average around the low 70s.
 
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Bleh. 45 wpm, 1 mistake.
 
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I don't know if that's high or low

283 points
378 char/min
66 correct
1 error
 
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At mu fassest spedd I cam typ eone hunerd an fftiy wrdos a minute .
 
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At mu fassest spedd I cam typ eone hunerd an fftiy wrdos a minute .
:rofl:
 
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I reckon a test like that is harder than typing a passage of text that makes sense. Try this site: http://www.typeonline.co.uk/typingspeed.php. There are several passages (though some have grammatical errors!). I got 80 and 83 words per minute, with a couple of mistakes each time.
 
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255 points
306 characters per minute
53 correct words
0 wrong
I did not understand the story at all

It's fun though, I feel like trying again :smile:
 
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First attempt:
80 wpm w/3 mistakes

2nd: 83
3rd: 89

I love speed drills - especially when it just nice easy words like this one!
 
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77 with 2 wrong
 
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37 words per minute :cry:
 
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Some results from me (I didn't write down the first ones, though):

366, 63, 1
402, 72, 2
404, 71, 1
396, 73, 1
435, 82, 2

It looks like 80 is some kind of magical limit. Those who write 80 words without mistakes are gurus.
 
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223 points
324 cpm
56 correct
2 wrong

Surprisingly, this was fun
 
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353, 65, 1 was my first run. I didn't realize it was going to give me more words, so I paused after the first screen, thinking I was done. I'll have to try again now that I know how it works.

Happily, I was able to type all of it without looking at either the keyboard or the letters I was producing on the screen...just reading the words I was supposed to type. Two years ago I could not type without looking, so that's pretty good. :)

By the way, is there anyone here who uses a Dvorak keyboard and is really fast with it (not me)? I'd be curious to know what you can score that way.
 
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Darn, I'm having too much fun. I just lost half an hour. My findings :

- not listening to music increased my rate by something like 5% !
- I'm in the middle 50s, and the fluctuations are definitely less than expected from gaussian statistics (~ 7.5). While my first attempt was 53, I tend to be near 55 now, and I never exceeded 59 not did I perform less than 50.
- I expected the statistics to be worse than gaussian, because I correct myself on the way. It looks like it's a pretty bad idea to delete typos, but I can't help.
 
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45 with 1 mistake and 46 with 0. That's better than I expected. I still look at the keyboard and that story wasn't exactly reading material that I could easily remember while typing.
 
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Took two trial runs to "limber up" those fingers :tongue:

These are results of third attempt:

Speedtest said:
350 points, so you achieved position 5457 of 141103 on the ranking list

You type 448 characters per minute
You have 85 correct words and
you have 0 wrong words
 
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I have tried 5 times now but the cite crashes with error 405 not for chimps or other lower species.
 
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I have tried 5 times now but the cite crashes with error 405 not for chimps or other lower species.
:rofl:
 
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Hmph,
first attempt I got 83wpm 0 mistakes second time 81wpm 1 mistake...

The mistake came i think from the last word since it ended before i finished typing the word...

EDIT: 3rd attempt 87wpm 0 mistakes.
4th attempt 91wpm 0 mistakes
I always thought i would be able to type faster...

I think that it's because the words that are in this story are random and don't make sense to me to put together so i have to think about what i'm about to type instead of just typing it out like i would normally do if i were writing something.
 
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28 words, 0 mistakes :cry:
 
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Sorry! is fast !
it's weird how people type SO SLOOOOOW haha. I just redid the test typing what i would think would be extremely slow and i get 69wpm haha.. how are you guys possibly getting under 50 wpm :P
 
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it's weird how people type SO SLOOOOOW haha. I just redid the test typing what i would think would be extremely slow and i get 69wpm haha.. how are you guys possibly getting under 50 wpm :P
I was born without an upper middle part, so I type with my foot. You don't want to know how I read though.
 
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I used to think i typed fast.
 

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