RE: Keyboards I Have Loved and Lost -- Was: pc keyboard that's "springy" like the Mac's ?

Subject: RE: Keyboards I Have Loved and Lost -- Was: pc keyboard that's "springy" like the Mac's ?
From: "Al Geist" <al -at- geistarts -dot- com>
To: "'Anne Robotti'" <arobotti -at- gmail -dot- com>, "'Nancy Allison'" <maker -at- verizon -dot- net>
Date: Fri, 4 Jan 2013 20:39:20 -0500

Dating yourself is illegal in some states and a lot of countries......


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Subject: Re: Keyboards I Have Loved and Lost -- Was: pc keyboard that's
"springy" like the Mac's ?

Worst keyboards:

- Bloomberg Keyboards <shudder>
- Ergonomic keyboards
- Anything wireless

I'm sure I just dated myself.

Anne





On Fri, Jan 4, 2013 at 2:42 PM, Nancy Allison <maker -at- verizon -dot- net> wrote:

> Hi, all.
>
> Monique's question reminded me of the keyboards I still mourn as I
> clack away on the latest plastic waffle that came with my latest desktop
computer.
>
> Best keyboard EVAH: IBM Selectric II.
>
> Oh, wait, maybe I should conbfine myself the digital age!
>
>
> Second best keyboard: Various rock-solid IBM keyboards of the late 80s
> and early 90s. I missed each one after I'd moved on to another
> computer, but they were all good.
>
> Third best keyboard: Corded keyboard I saved on a whim before
> recycling my Micron WhateverItWas four or five years ago. Boy was I
> glad I kept it when my wireless Logitech keyboard didn't work when I
> had to hit F10 during the boot sequence when I got the Black Screen of
> Death. It has a nice touch, too.
>
> Everything feels -- and sounds -- like a tinkertoy compared to those
> early keyboards.
>
> Do you still miss a particular keyboard?
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Keyboards I Have Loved and Lost -- Was: pc keyboard that's "springy" like the Mac's ?: From: Nancy Allison
Re: Keyboards I Have Loved and Lost -- Was: pc keyboard that's "springy" like the Mac's ?: From: Anne Robotti

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