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Please welcome your new kingpin: matt3o

webwit
Hi everybody, After 8 years of running deskthority, I've decided to retire in that role and hand over the reins to matt3o, who volunteered to help out and take over. My role from now on is as some…

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Deskthority Secret Santa 2018

Compgeke
I'm running a bit late this year but oh well. Secret New Years? I suppose? Anyway, rules as follows: 1 . PM me your nickname and address and I'll throw you on the list. Please use a format…

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What are you listening to at the moment?
What are you listening to at the moment?

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Standard thread in every good forum! Let's go: Opeth - Face of Melinda

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Deskthority Secret Santa 2018 Photo Thread
Deskthority Secret Santa 2018 Photo Thread

Compgeke
Welcome to the Secret Santa Photo Thread, post your great gifts here! https://i.imgur.com/6Oijua…

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I got kicked out from the unofficial DT's group on Telegram.
I got kicked out from the unofficial DT's group on Telegram.

Mr.Nobody
Shame on you, you've been taught the right and importance of free speech and still have the mindset of Nazi. What an irony. :lol: That only…

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Unpopular keyboard opinions
Unpopular keyboard opinions

snacksthecat
A lot of us have differing views when it comes to keyboards. What's comfortable to some is garbage to others. I figured we need an…

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My Computer History.
My Computer History.

ThePillenwerfer
The first computer I had, assuming you consider it worthy of that title, was a Sinclair ZX81 which didn't have a keyboard in any meaningful way. That…

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What's your piece of keyboard unobanium?
What's your piece of keyboard unobanium?

snacksthecat
The keyboard you've always wanted. Whether real or a Frankenstein creation of your minds eye. What's the thing that you'd buy if it was…

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Someone sell me hhkb pbt space bar in beige

adhoc
One of the good ones, before the junk from aliexpress started. Come on, I know one of you hoarded them. You don’t look at marketplace anymore anyway, please don’t tell me to go there.

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Carpal tunnel syndrome... what worked for you?

madrobby
So today I was officially diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome, after having my nerve velocity and conductivity tested (not the most pleasant test, but yielding interesting data!). I’m starting…

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Wodans Trading Terms

Wodan
After a couple of years of very active trading in this community, I feel like putting together a few general points that I would like to refer to whenever I am trading items to community members.…

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Xmas ornaments!
Xmas ornaments!

madrobby
90s PC with ergonomic keeb! :) 2338256B-C72A-4081-9484-C5AE079C8127.j… Post your keyboard-related ornaments!

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Whatever happened to ________?

Blaise170
Saw a similar thread on geekhack, and then I just found a post by guk who hasn't been here since 2016 which made me think to start the thread. So... Whatever happened to guk? :?:

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Does your cat like vintage keyboards?
Does your cat like vintage keyboards?

madrobby
Mine seems especially interested in old IBMs. Completely ignored the Northgate, the Apppe and the ZEOS. ;)…

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Reddit keyboard horror!

abrahamstechnology
I can't believe someone would do this to an IBM Model M. If they destroyed an in-production Unicomp it would be fine, but this... https://www.reddit.com/r/MechanicalKey…

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Anyone interested in retro/older/refurbishing computers?

abrahamstechnology
My interest in older computers eventually led me to get a Model M and then explore much more mechanical keyboards. I am wondering, is anyone else here interested in retro computers or likes to…

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Deskthority's emote bank

Myoth
I've recently found that I miss something on this forum, emotes. So I'm going to make this thread to share some cool emotes I find on other sites, that we can all use :D

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PCB Pealing Videos - Is this a thing?
PCB Pealing Videos - Is this a thing?

snacksthecat
9GmwEmIUoK4 q_1sqCb0lWc and my best one yet dX013OushVs

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Accidental Keyboard Poetry
Accidental Keyboard Poetry

madrobby
Recently came across this when automatically translating a Japanese Yahoo Auctions listing. I wonder—do Japanese people really write like that, or…

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Any pilots out here?

Darkshado
Hello everyone, Following two consecutive replies in another thread I thought I'd open this topic... so, anyone else with a licence? Me? Much of my stuff is lapsed by now... it's been a few…

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Apple M0116 In Star Trek: TNG
Apple M0116 In Star Trek: TNG

abrahamstechnology
I was watching the episode "Unnatural Selection" and for a spit second you can see this keyboard. It has to be a M0116. That power button on…

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Do I want too much from Apple?

stratokaster
I'm a long-time Apple user. I started on Windows, but in 2004 I was given an iBook G4 and have never looked back. However, I'm very disappointed in Apple right now. I find the company's…

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The Ultimate Flame Topic

The Demongolator
Post your flames here :evil: :twisted: :? :evilgeek: This topic has been confiscated by THE DEMONGOLATOR!!! If you want to blow off steam, this is the place. If you are…

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Deskthority Secret Santa 2017 Photo Thread

Compgeke
Post your received gifts here! You can open whenever you want, whether it's today, next week or next year.

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Happy Birthday/1 year on Deskthority to me

green-squid
Snacksthecat reminded me that today is my Deskthority Birthday (same as my real life birthday) :) What has changed? I'm not into keyboards as much as I used to be. I have almost everything I need…

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Keyboards are not fun for me anymore.

green-squid
I remember when everything in this scene was new to me. It was all exciting and always exotic, things I may never get to own or touch. I remember being so excited about everything, cool old…

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Recycling of the phone.

Emmacrumbly
Are you conscious of what the professionals do to damaged mobile? You don’t worry about it as they recycle the phone and give the good return to you. Likewise, all the reputed companies accept the…

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Why do many people like scissor switches?

abrahamstechnology
I mean, they are literally just worse rubber domes. So bad that each key has to be stabilized. Is it just people in denial about the computer industry not caring about function or durability anymore,…

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Advice on which monitor for video editing?

Pabbert
After 10+ years of use, my Dell 2405FPW died. RIP I would like to get a 27" monitor. I'm getting lost in the sea of monitors. Seems like everyone makes factory calibrated monitor these days. …

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Who cycles?

fossala
I was wondering if there are any other cyclists in here? I cycle to work 20 miles a day every day as I don't drive. I also do around 50 miles on days off. My main bike at the moment is a…

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GeekHack Refugee Camp?

JP!
So in light of the recent events and rumors regarding the sale of GeekHack I can't help but wonder if we will see a large influx of new members. What do you guys think? Should we build a…

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If you had a million dollar idea for an app, what would you do?
If you had a million dollar idea for an app, what would you do?

snacksthecat
Who would you reach out to? ...asking for a friend :D

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Hyperfocus by Chris Bailey - a good book

fohat
I am reading a small short but very interesting book, "Hyperfocus" by Chris Bailey https://www.goodreads.com/… which I will happily recommend to anybody here who likes…

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Government misdirection

hoggy
I noticed that the British government seems to have deliberately confused child pornography with children having access to porn. I suppose it's easier to answer the question you wanted, rather than…

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How services work in former Eastern Bloc

davkol
I've just bought a keyboard from another member who also resides in the EU. They sent me links for tracking the package (from ForeignPost and EURODIS) and everything was fine… until it was supposed…

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