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

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  1. dajakal

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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.
     
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    I've tried it and just can't get the hang of it. The virtual one works great for everything I need though :)
     
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    Tried the kb and didn't like the fact that the top row keys are so hard to press. I prefer using the virtual kb.
     
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    i love both physical and virtual keyboards, but i will say that I *ALWAYS* hit the "U" instead of the "I" using the portrait keyboard.
     
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    i have started to use it. Just like when the landscape keyboard came out on iphone I was super stoked....but I used it the way it was for so long I never used it.
     
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    I like the keyboard. It was one of the selling points for me and I played with the keyboard before buying the phone. Love having the choice of using all three keyboards. It takes some getting used to, though.
     
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    I see the hardware keyboard as an option, NOT an imperative since the on-screen keyboard is so beautifully implemented.

    Hint: The DROID gives one a choice of input options, both vialbe/useful, which is so much more than my last handset (iPhone 3gs) ever did.
     
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    Loving the Kenny Powers avatar....

    But, physical keyboard user here too. I prefer it over the virtual. Guess I just like actually being able to feel the keys I touch. Took me a couple days to get used to it, but its fine.
     
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    D-Pad is Legit!
     
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    On the virtual keyboard, is there a cursor-like function similar to the real keyboard to go back a few words to correct a typo. Tapping with my fat fingers to a letter in the middle of the word gets tough. I just end up deleting the word and retyping it and then tapping back at end of sentence. Real keyboard seems harder than virtual and I come from the BB curve so I thought I would hate virtual.