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Typing competitions provided another test of the Qwerty keyboard. These competitions are somewhat underplayed in the conventional history. In fact, typing contests and demonstrations of speed were fairly common during this period. They involved many different machines, with various manufacturers claiming to hold the speed record.

—from Famous Fables of Economics, Chapter 4: Fable of the Keys, a book by Stan J. Liebowitz and Stephen E. Margolis

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6615. Taylor (texan) 90.73 97% 2014-01-16
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Default (English) 67,881 82.42 September 30, 2008
Instant Death Mode 73 85.51 March 29, 2010
##typeracer 4 77.37 December 27, 2020
Smoke Rise Prep 2 84.97 June 18, 2016
Riverside Middle School 2 49.14 April 15, 2011
test 1 88.09 February 21, 2019
TypeRacer for Kids 1 130.81 February 1, 2019
Walsh Middle School 1 83.58 September 9, 2011