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Few smart kids can spare the attention that popularity requires. Unless they also happen to be good-looking, natural athletes, or siblings of popular kids, they'll tend to become nerds. And that's why smart people's lives are worst between, say, the ages of eleven and seventeen. Life at that age revolves far more around popularity than before or after.

—from Hackers and Painters: Big Ideas from the Computer Age, a book by Paul Graham

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Rank Username WPM Accuracy Date
12578. QuAzZeR (quazzer) 73.54 97% 2017-12-09
12579. Alex Lui (peinful) 73.54 91% 2013-03-02
12580. Frank (frankthechamp) 73.54 97% 2015-05-25
12581. OppaiMan (oppaiman) 73.53 96% 2020-11-06
12582. Happy Go Lucky (ragtag) 73.53 2010-09-11
12583. Jenn (jennyev) 73.53 97% 2017-06-27
12584. Jonathan Buttigieg (harddoom) 73.53 93% 2016-11-12
12585. David Wright (dwright) 73.53 96% 2015-07-08
12586. Red lights (blazemkwii) 73.52 95% 2013-09-30
12587. Ken Jiang (yetiowin) 73.51 95% 2017-11-19
12588. momo (momonoyoru) 73.51 88% 2012-04-23
12589. bruh nice (jakubd) 73.50 96% 2020-10-05
12590. Ethan R (an3223) 73.50 97% 2019-11-19
12591. Thomas (drkazndmon) 73.50 92% 2012-09-30
12592. Peter R (pepo54) 73.50 97% 2018-05-11
12593. Osman Samsuri (tracer_) 73.50 94% 2016-06-28
12594. Zicheng Liu (bin_laggin) 73.49 97% 2019-04-14
12595. Sanad (sanoodyk) 73.49 94% 2020-04-29
12596. Ray (castello666) 73.49 97% 2021-01-20
12597. Daddy Hamid (fatmanguy) 73.48 95% 2021-01-22
12598. Awful (sha0wn) 73.48 91% 2014-01-07
12599. Samantha (sammie2223) 73.48 91% 2014-09-14
12600. joker king (co_y) 73.48 99% 2014-07-30
12601. Oatty Jang (badzerror) 73.48 92% 2011-09-30
12602. Jocelote (jocelote) 73.47 97% 2020-01-25
12603. Kai (gigadelic) 73.47 96% 2020-12-09
12604. I just typed Reigen Arataka... 73.47 96% 2017-01-08
12605. Jitendra Agrawal (jeet) 73.47 2008-10-22
12606. Smajin D (smajin) 73.46 95% 2016-10-20
12607. Steffen M (pzypher) 73.46 2010-01-17

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Universe Races Average WPM First Race
Default (English) 91,591 74.48 August 8, 2008
Instant Death Mode 68 80.95 May 25, 2010
Riverside Middle School 9 59.66 January 27, 2011
##typeracer 4 56.31 February 2, 2021