I really wanted to like it but...the KB sucks!

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  1. Big D

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    I had every intention of giving that KB every bit of the benefit of the doubt but, it just plain sucks.

    I can not imagine what they were thinking when they signed off on that.

    Almost unuseable.
     
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    I agree - it just adds weight to the phone.
     
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    i adjusted to the KB just fine but in reality i rarely use it anyway since the
    virtual KB is good..

    to each hos own i guess..
     
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    I've slid it out a few times but have never really used it. The top row is too hard for me to use....my fat fingers keep hitting the edge of the screen.

    Wish they'd offer a version without the physical keyboard.... :(
     
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    I have no problems when using the slide-out keyboard. I find it easier to use than the touch screen.

    Bob
     
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    love the keyboard...awesome option.

    use it more and you will see it's a breeze to use....
     
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    You get used to it, really.
     
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    I love the keyboard. Wouldn't have picked the phone if it didn't have it.
     
  9. Big D

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    Man.

    I have been putting in some serious work on that thing and it's just not clicking for me.

    I shall persevere.
     
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    Rarely use it so not sure I have to get used to it. Virtual has suited almost all my needs np.
     
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    yes you shall : )

    It really grows on you..kind of strange
     
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    I use it about half the time, I thought I would use it all the time but I find for short messages I can use one finger on either the portrait or landscape virtual keyboard. But for longer messages I'm still faster with two thumbs on the slide out keyboard. I don't like it as much as my old Curve, but I'm still glad the Droid has it.
     
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    For me, the keyboard was the reason I finally went to this smartphone to replace my old flip phone. It certainly could be a lot better, but I personally still need physical buttons for now...
     
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    I have no issues with either one and love having the option to use one or the other. I have fat fingers but find both keyboards to be very intuitive
     
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    I love it, one of the reasons I picked the droid. I use all 3. Love that I have a choice.