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At first they had tried to keep the finding quiet. After all, they were not absolutely sure it was an extraterrestrial message. A premature or mistaken announcement would be a public relations disaster. But worse than that, it would interfere with the data analysis. If the press descended, the science would surely suffer.

- from Contact, a book by Carl Sagan

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Leaders

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Rank Username WPM Accuracy Date
14534. John Pham (phamone) 65.99 92% 2014-03-28
14535. Filip Stankovski (filipbitola) 65.99 91% 2012-06-17
14536. Flinigan (fliginan) 65.98 94% 2017-10-28
14537. Weezy (weezy) 65.98 2008-11-26
14538. Stam (iostamoulis) 65.98 94% 2018-05-20
14539. tbh hbt (xyhop) 65.97 92% 2014-06-07
14540. hamza (darkness1523) 65.97 96% 2016-04-28
14541. Jeff Lin (jeffiscool) 65.97 97% 2019-06-29
14542. Marcin (redgda) 65.97 96% 2012-05-09
14543. ophelia (seablossom) 65.96 99% 2018-12-19
14544. sjefen (sjefen) 65.96 95% 2017-01-10
14545. Robin (zeyphros) 65.96 96% 2017-11-10
14546. Sore (sore1988) 65.96 95% 2014-05-22
14547. Scott Ti (slaveofcores) 65.96 94% 2014-01-21
14548. Laama (laamasweg) 65.96 84% 2016-11-01
14549. Bu Yong Tatt (buyongtatt) 65.95 96% 2017-02-25
14550. No Thankyou (imtfn) 65.94 95% 2012-11-10
14551. vel (velsullano) 65.94 96% 2015-11-22
14552. Vladimir Erofeev (nolmegar) 65.93 93% 2014-10-18
14553. Miaozi Li (lilmiao) 65.93 95% 2014-08-28
14554. isam (sammyinsane) 65.93 96% 2016-02-26
14555. klerigado (klerigado) 65.92 96% 2016-04-11
14556. Thorsten (thorstel) 65.92 98% 2015-12-22
14557. Brooke (_brooke_) 65.92 2008-12-13
14558. Jindul Edan (jindul) 65.91 94% 2012-01-15
14559. Shelby Cole (shoob) 65.91 2008-10-20
14560. Ganzorig Davaadorj (ghostga... 65.91 93% 2016-09-13
14561. Eduardo Arredondo (eddy117) 65.90 93% 2015-08-26
14562. Tom Rider (himmat1005) 65.90 94% 2017-02-12
14563. Max Miller (madmax89) 65.90 97% 2018-07-04

Universes

Universe Races Average WPM First Race
Default (English) 84,044 80.40 September 30, 2008
Instant Death Mode 95 83.22 March 31, 2010
Riverside Middle School 5 43.56 February 10, 2011
test 1 137.44 October 30, 2010