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How Many Words Per Minute Can You Type (WPM)?


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#1 Guest_Chicano_*

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Posted April 23, 2009 - 02:04 PM

As question stands and how accurate are you?

Also, when did you learn how to type and how? Albeit in school, a certain grade, buying a program & learning at home, etc.

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Posted April 23, 2009 - 02:09 PM

Not sure how many per minute, but I think it's a pretty good amount. I'm very accurate - I can sit there and type all day long without looking at the keyboard.

Truth be told, I learned on my own just from talking to my friends on AIM so much - I eventually was just able to type fast, accurately, and without looking. I've been able to do this pretty easily probably since I was in high school.


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Posted April 23, 2009 - 02:12 PM

i learned typin..at home playin this small soldiers computer game back in the day..whenever that movie came out

and im not sure how fast..but im pretty fast and accurate for the most part..and i never look at the keyboard

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Posted April 23, 2009 - 02:12 PM

How many can you do?

I'm not that fast and I don't type how you're supposed to, but I'm not super slow or anything.

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Posted April 23, 2009 - 02:16 PM

http://www.typingtest.com

Just did the "astronaut" test, and...

Net Speed: 64 WPM
(words/minute)
Accuracy: 98%
Gross Speed: 65 WPM
(words/minute)


Used a few typing programs when I was a kid. Mavis Beacon, Mario Teaches Typing, and another but don't remember the name.

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Posted April 23, 2009 - 02:19 PM

i learned typin..at home playin this small soldiers computer game back in the day..whenever that movie came out

These same Small Soldiers?
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No way, lol. That's too cool. Wish I could've learned that way, surely would've been much funner. I learned way back around my 7th grade year in middle school, but mostly in 8th grade. Started in the chatrooms, AOL chatrooms specifically when I was in sixth grade I think, and from there, I learned a few things here and there, but wasn't learning the appropriate way. Once I got to 8th grade, my Father and I made a deal. I always wanted some Chad Muska shoes so badly at the time and I needed money to get em'. So he told me he'd give me $100 if I learned how to type appropriately learning from a program we had at home on our computer. I did so and got my Muskas.

Then came high school and I was more than prepared/ready. I took computer keyboarding there and I just blew away EVERYONE. I dominated the competition, was number one by far! Even dominated upperclassmen of all levels, including Seniors of course. It was hilarious. A lot of them looked at me like WTF? They were pissed, some of them were, but I loved it, hahaha suckers, good times. Anyway, that class was so effin' chill. I pretty much got 100% on everything or close to. Nothing ever below 95%, ever, that's for sure.

& Imadogg, I will answer that later because I feel like it, no other reason, lol.

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Posted April 23, 2009 - 02:21 PM

Tried it again but the aesop's fable test...

Net Speed: 70 WPM
(words/minute)
Accuracy: 100%
Gross Speed: 70 WPM
(words/minute)


I think the minimum for court recorders is 175 WPM. That's just INSANE.

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Posted April 23, 2009 - 02:23 PM

http://www.typingtest.com

Just did the "astronaut" test, and...


According to that test:

Net Speed: 72 WPM
(words/minute)
Accuracy: 97%
Gross Speed: 74 WPM
(words/minute)


Tried it again but the aesop's fable test...



I think the minimum for court recorders is 175 WPM. That's just INSANE.


With that one, I got...

Net Speed: 84 WPM
(words/minute)
Accuracy: 98%
Gross Speed: 85 WPM
(words/minute)

And indeed, 175 is insane.


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Posted April 23, 2009 - 02:25 PM

http://www.typingtest.com

Just did the "astronaut" test, and...



Used a few typing programs when I was a kid. Mavis Beacon, Mario Teaches Typing, and another but don't remember the name.

I got 55, just finished the first paragraph. Dammit!

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Posted April 23, 2009 - 02:27 PM

I type fast, but I suck with errors and [expletive]..idk what it is but i just don't focus..:(

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Posted April 23, 2009 - 02:27 PM

These same Small Soldiers?
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lol ye..I was crazy about that movie
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Posted April 23, 2009 - 02:27 PM

Aesop was better, guess it was those damn quotes that [expletive]ed me up!
Net Speed: 69 WPM
(words/minute)
Accuracy: 98%
Gross Speed: 70 WPM
(words/minute)

#13 Guest_Chicano_*

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Posted April 23, 2009 - 02:28 PM

Oh yeah, and another thing, personally though, I never bothered really to master the numbers. I didn't deem em' that important, especially back in high school, since most of the typing I did had to be for reports, essays, and summaries and what not, but I'm still decent with em'. It's not a huge deal, but it does slow me down if say I'm being tested or something.

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Posted April 23, 2009 - 02:28 PM

Net Speed: 93 WPM
(words/minute)
Accuracy: 96%
Gross Speed: 96 WPM
(words/minute)

i was getting really into the passage about the tigers, and then it cut me off :lol:

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Posted April 23, 2009 - 02:29 PM

Net Speed: 91 WPM
(words/minute)
Accuracy: 97%
Gross Speed: 93 WPM
(words/minute)

I've hit 100something before in business class.

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Posted April 23, 2009 - 02:37 PM

I just tried this one:

http://play.typeracer.com/?rt=trda_o

You can add it to your facebook or myspace as well, it's pretty cool, and also play it as a game and race others or some of your friends.

I got 108 WPM, 99% accuracy. It was awesome! Haha. I know I could do better though, but I was a little rusty, lol. After all, one gets tried from posting so many threads and so many posts ya' know? Lol.

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Posted April 23, 2009 - 02:38 PM

I just tried this one:

http://play.typeracer.com/?rt=trda_o

You can add it to your facebook or myspace as well, it's pretty cool, and also play it as a game and race others or some of your friends.

I got 108 WPM, 99% accuracy. It was awesome! Haha. I know I could do better though, but I was a little rusty, lol. After all, one gets tried from posting so many threads and so many posts ya' know? Lol.

Well this explains how you can post so damn quickly!

I suck at typing :(

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Posted April 23, 2009 - 02:39 PM

i'm weak


Net Speed: 44 WPM
(words/minute)
Accuracy: 91%
Gross Speed: 48 WPM
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Posted April 23, 2009 - 02:41 PM

I fail.
Net Speed: 53 WPM
(words/minute)
Accuracy: 83%
Gross Speed: 63 WPM
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#20 Guest_Chicano_*

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Posted April 23, 2009 - 02:56 PM

That's strange. Both of the only females in this thread type faster than most of the guys, why could that be? Does having smaller hands give an advantage?

Anyone know the minimum requirements for data entry with speed/WPM specifically? What's the lowest you can have to qualify?




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