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trackballas raise up
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Proud user of logitech trackballs for the past 18 years. Currently using a trackman wheel.
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No thanks. I'll play my FPSes without looking terrible thank yous.
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the good thing about trackballs is that you can use the underside to smash spiders
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I don't have an opinion of trackballs, I think they are an odd interest. Never been a fan of them.
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Beherith: that's the exact same model I'm using right now.

I like it very much. After years of using a regular mouse, its a little odd at first, and even now that I'm well acquainted with it I find it a little less exact than a regular mouse, but its much more comfortable and I can use it wherever I want.

Its exceptionally good in enclosed spaces, and when I'm leaning back relaxin' while surfing the intertubes.
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I also use that same model Logitech trackman. I switched to a trackball at work when 12+ hours of computer use per day (no, not all at work) was causing wrist pain. The pain is all gone now, but I still use a mouse at home for gaming.
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Beat me with a mouse and you with a trackball playing an fps and I'll use a trackball.
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I'll never use a trackball.
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I have met some good players who use trackball. I think it just personal preference.
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I've met a good fps player with a single hand but he can't win against a good player with two hands.

I agree with the fact trackball can be better for health purpose but a mouse has a better accuracy, speed, ...
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I'd rather play with my own balls
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JAZCASH wrote:Image
that mouse, minus the screen and plus a cool finish and a forward button, is my mouse :-)
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mouse 15$ off newegg with tax and shipping

i pwn u all nubs
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Imagethe mother of all mice
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with bumpmapping
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Post by pintle »

imbaczek wrote:Imagethe mother of all mice
I use that mouse.

It was the cheapest one i found on ebuyer with 5 buttons, that is the only reason i use such an over the top mouse.

Switiching sensitivity on the fly (when i scope up a sniper) does still feel a bit like cheating tho.
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I use MX510 with removed weight x.x
+Icemat2 glass pad
+teflon feet
No friction ftw.
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rattle wrote:Image
I use the same mouse, its awesome, and so reliable.

The weights just made the whole thing perfect, pointless to me at first, but i found having the right weight meant i didn't pull my mouse up while playing FPS.

My only problem is that the side button, the furthest button away, (mouse button 5?) is a tad to far away and a bit to small for my liking, i have big hands, so it must fucking suck for people who have small ones.

Or, i could have been holding a mouse wrong for 12 years of my life?

Also, LOL@thefaggotsusingtrackballs.

go get a job guys.
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