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How many of you smash on your keyboards?
12-13-2013, 05:32 PM
Post: #1
How many of you smash on your keyboards?
I was at my friend's house -who also uses Whatpulse- and found out in part why he has always gotten to many more keys than me. I walk into his room and he is just hammering on random keys as fast as he can.

He apparently does this for about half an hour each day to keep his keys up.

While I know this isn't cheating - it feels like cheating to me.

I am curious how many others do this same things, and on how others feel about the legitimacy of it.
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12-13-2013, 05:47 PM
Post: #2
RE: How many of you smash on your keyboards?
I don't feel that it's illegitimate, as long as the keys were technically typed by your own two hands. However, I think it's pretty dumb to waste time bashing keys for a half hour a day. It really defeats the purpose of the WhatPulse program. (Plus, that's got to hurt your hands, too!)

Personally, if I'm in a competition and I want to boost my key-count, I just do something constructive with my time, such as playing a video game or writing. That makes my stats more useful as well.
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12-13-2013, 07:58 PM
Post: #3
RE: How many of you smash on your keyboards?
I too have found myself doing this from time to time but mosly want i want more number i play games that force these actions ... like diablo 3 if i want to rack up clicks or if i want a lot of keys i will play star craft 2 .... both of them help me rack up some good numbers =)
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12-13-2013, 09:23 PM
Post: #4
RE: How many of you smash on your keyboards?
LOL is about all I can say. an hour and a half a day ?! :o And I thought -I- had time on my hands. God bless 'em *nods*

He'll get bored one of these days i'm sure Wink
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12-13-2013, 10:06 PM
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RE: How many of you smash on your keyboards?
(12-13-2013 09:23 PM)PinkFloyd Wrote:  LOL is about all I can say. an hour and a half a day ?! :o And I thought -I- had time on my hands. God bless 'em *nods*

He'll get bored one of these days i'm sure Wink

Well, only half an hour...

I dunno, he's been keeping it up for a little over a year now.
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12-13-2013, 10:31 PM
Post: #6
RE: How many of you smash on your keyboards?
When your (friend) gets older and gets a job,perhaps they will not spend their free time randomly typing keys.
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12-15-2013, 02:03 AM
Post: #7
RE: How many of you smash on your keyboards?
While we don't consider this cheating, I personally feel like this is a illegitimate way to gain keys.

When you're typing code, writing a post on a forum, or playing a game, you're at least hitting keys for good reason.

When you're sitting around mashing keys on your keyboard just to have more keys then people in your team, it starts to become a less interesting. I guess competition aspect of that is the fatal flaw there. People want to be number one.

And with the new addition of application tracking in WhatPulse, and our application statistics, I feel like things like this will loose a lot of legitimacy if people are mashing keys in various programs.
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12-15-2013, 04:51 AM
Post: #8
RE: How many of you smash on your keyboards?
I just see this as an unhealthy love of WhatPulse. It's no worse than hammering out your thoughts that nobody cares about on Twitter every 2 minutes. Ultimately he's helping his team, but he's cheating himself because his stats don't give him a true picture of how much he really types.

I only hammer the keys and mouse buttons when I really mean it. Tongue

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12-15-2013, 01:57 PM
Post: #9
RE: How many of you smash on your keyboards?
If I'm about to turn off my computer at night and I have 500-600 keys I will start smashing my keyboard until it pulses at 1000 keys. I don't know why, I just want those last keys.
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12-15-2013, 02:27 PM
Post: #10
RE: How many of you smash on your keyboards?
They most definitely have a term for this, OCD/Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Wink Don't worry though, think the vast majority of us have it *nods*


(12-15-2013 01:57 PM)Bbuullll33rr Wrote:  If I'm about to turn off my computer at night and I have 500-600 keys I will start smashing my keyboard until it pulses at 1000 keys. I don't know why, I just want those last keys.
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