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I'm a fast (and relatively precise) touch-typist, but what still gets me to this day is the fact that split/so-called ergonomic keyboards (where you have a gap between the keys for each hand) aren't doing it right. In typing class, you're taught to type 4 and 5 with the left index finger, and 6 and 7 with the right one...but a lot of ergonomic keyboards have 4/5/6 on the left side, and only 7 on the right. So that always trips me up when I'm trying to type in a 6 or ^ (Shift-6).

Then there's the function keys. They used to be grouped in sets of 4 (F1-F4, F5-F8, F9-F12). But no, my current keyboard splits them along with the rest of the keys - F1 through F5, then F6 through F12 (so shouldn't F6 be on the left, right above the 6, if they're going to pretend 6 shouldn't be on the right?)

Then there's the additional buttons that are unique to each keyboard, the Ins/Del/Home/End/PgUp/PgDown layout that can be inconsistent, the location of things like quotes that depend on the keyboard and language used by the OS...it's all slowing me down tremendously, especially when I switch keyboards. I took a touch-typing class over 30 years ago, but I still have to look at a keyboard for all of these. Gimme plain text though and I can bang out a full page in no time at all.

I play GTA Online, on a system with a different keyboard than the one I'm used to. Based on the results (especially as I'm trying to do other things in the game), you'd swear I can't type at all.

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