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A young Brazilian has smashed a world-texting record after accurately finger-blasting a nonsensical message at speeds hitherto unachieved by humanity. Marcel Fernandes Filho from Brazil, managed to type out a test sentence in 18.19 seconds, using a Samsung Galaxy S4 with the Fleksy keyboard application installed. To snaffle the …

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Who the fuck cares?

Honestly, what use is this so-called "skill"?

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"Those nimble fingers belonged to 15-year-old Gaurav Sharma"

I guess teenagers...

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Ever lived in one of those countries where they hold text messaging competitions where the winner can win a year's worth of free fuel from whatever big oil company is holding the competition?

(Yeah, I was a sucker. Probably spent upwards of a hundred dollars in prepaid messaging airtime during that period).

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"Yeah, I was a sucker"

Nuff said.

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More interested in what the finger work did for the lass.

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I calculated him hitting 89 wpm. FAST fingered, indeed.

http://www.arrl.org/news/morse-code-at-140-wpm (receiving)

http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/records-1/fastest-speed-for-a-morse-code-transmission/ (sending) 216 "marks"(?) in one minute

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