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This started happening several days ago. It's very weird and I never heard of this problem before.

When I type something out (forum post or document or whatever), then go back and proof-read it, I find a lot of words are missing vowels. Any or all the vowels, and ONLY the vowels. So I have to type them back into the words where they are missing.

I've had to be extra careful about proofreading for several days now. I hate to edit a post to put the vowels back into the words.

It's not happening when I c/p.

The keys are not sticky. This doesn't make any sense. :shrug:
 

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In ordr to sav mney, Chuck has gon to a keystrk metrd, per wrd systm. So it is like in the oldn days of sndng telgrms. So many of thos vowls r redndnt to cmprehnsn anyway. U've obviously gon ovr ur keystrk lmt. :typomat: ;)
 

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The keys do not have to be sticky. Those keys that are used the most tend to be the first to break. They will likely specifically NOT be sticky, and you have to press them SLIGHTLY harder than the rest of your keys eventually (usually happens after two to three years of good keyboard usage). If you're a typist, you will naturally hit all the keys the same pressure, so those will not come out. It's likely you need to buy a new keyboard, but there is the possibility that some food or something got under those specific keys, in which case it might just need a good cleaning. (do not use water :p)
 
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In ordr to sav mney, Chuck has gon to a keystrk metrd, per wrd systm. So it is like in the oldn days of sndng telgrms. So many of thos vowls r redndnt to cmprehnsn anyway. U've obviously gon ovr ur keystrk lmt. :typomat: ;)
Myb we gt metrd whn we rch 16,000 psts. Wht hppns whn I rch 20,000 psts? :eek:
 

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Myb we gt metrd whn we rch 16,000 psts. Wht hppns whn I rch 20,000 psts? :eek:
Thn u gt ratnd 4 xeedg ur keystrk crbn ftprnt & mst wrt w/o vowls in Hwn:

10 Hawaiian Vowels: 5 vowels: a e i o u [pronounced: ah eh ee oh oo] + 5 vowels with kahakô: â ê î ô û [pronounced with elongated sounds: AH EH EE OH OO]

What's a kahakô? (kaha = mark) + ( kô = elongate). It is a diacritical mark that is a horizontal line over a vowel to signify elongation of its sound. Instead of one beat of sound, give it two. In English, this mark is called the macron.

8 Hawaiian Consonants: h, k, l, m, n, p, w, ` [pronounced: heh, peh, keh, lah, moo, noo, peh, veh, `oh kee nah]

What's an `okina? (`oki = cut) + na (a suffix that makes a word a noun). It is a diacritical mark that looks like " a tiny "6" with the hole filled in." Known in English as a "glottal stop," it signifies a break in the breath, as in "oh-oh." Because `okina is recognized as a consonant, there are eight (8) consonants in the Hawaiian language
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I agree with trying to replace your keyboard. They wear out easy. Also, I'd like to know, does it just do that in certain applications/websites or does it do it every where?
 

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My theory is, it's a cyber-attack by rogue elements of the Polish government, trying to recover their vowels, most of which were stolen many years ago, and have been missing ever since.
 

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Myb we gt metrd whn we rch 16,000 psts. Wht hppns whn I rch 20,000 psts? :eek:


Someone is going to pay you a visit to find out why you're spending so much time on the computer...:p
 

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LC,

Would you like to "Buy A Vowel", or spin?

RF
 

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Have you tried a USB port keyboard? Your PS2 port might have gone bad.
 

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Well darn! Thought for sure that would be it.

The more I think about I'm pretty sure the problem is that your keyboard is possessed. How about an exorcism??? :D
 

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How fast do you type? lol...there are three computers where I work that I obviously type too fast for. I KNOW I hit the proper letters, but I am always missing tons of letters. It doesn't happen on any of the other computers there... go figure
 
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This is driving me crazy!!

It's not *just* the vowels. Sometimes it's part of the consonants or other characters.
How fast do you type? lol...there are three computers where I work that I obviously type too fast for. I KNOW I hit the proper letters, but I am always missing tons of letters. It doesn't happen on any of the other computers there... go figure
I am a very slow 2 fingered typist.
 

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It's not *just* the vowels. Sometimes it's part of the consonants or other characters.
If the problem occurs with a USB keyboard as well, that rules out a hardware problem. What's left is software -- either your operating system got tweaked somehow, or a virus of some sort (although I've never heard of a virus doing that).
 

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Any chance you're using a different font than usual? Sometimes downloaded fonts will behave like that.
 
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