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Website of the Day: Typeracer

How speedy a typer are you? I remember the days when I first learned how to type properly with both hands and I would always take those online typing tests to see how many words per minute I could achieve. Well if you're like me and love typing speed tests, I suggest checking out Typeracer, a fun game that lets you compete with other typing hotshots — forewarning, it's truly addictive! Just enter a username, click "race against others," wait for the green light, and type the short message below. You'll see your car at the top and how well you're doing. And yes, some people have achieved 220 wpm — nuts!To learn how to post your favorite websites to our Website of the Day group,


I know that this long list looks scary, but trust me, once you get the hang of it, it'll be a snap the second time around.

  1. First of all, join the Website of the Day group.
  2. Click the pink "Share" menu on the top left side of the page.
  3. Choose "Blog" and “Regular Post.”
  4. Give your story a “Title.”
  5. Fill in the “Body” with a link to your favorite website and the reasons why you love it.
  6. Click “Next."
  7. Choose the audience for your story to “Website of the Day” in the drop-down menu
  8. Add keyword(s) (for example mine for this photo was "Website of the Day").
  9. Change channel to “Technology and Gadgets.”
  10. Fill in tag field with relevant tags.
  11. Click “I’m done” to submit content.

So join the Website of the Day group and share information about all your favorite sites! Yours just might end up on the geeksugar homepage!

sunnyzee77 sunnyzee77 8 years
That was so fun! Very addicting! It's a fun way to improve your typing skills.
malsyerpal malsyerpal 8 years
Wow, some other people type slower than I do! I was expecting to lose. Very fun.
bethinabox bethinabox 9 years
I don't know whether to hate you or love you for this. It truly is addicting.
CrazySexyCool CrazySexyCool 9 years
Way too fun...
ladychaos ladychaos 9 years
Sauterhead, I feel you on that. I was like coming in first a bunch of times and then these two people came up and would beat me by like one word, and I would get so mad...
loonyluna loonyluna 9 years
Ah! I'm totally addicted! This website rocks!
silvermoon76 silvermoon76 9 years
I'm yet to try this out, but I love that you had to type out the lyrics of Another Brick in The Wall Part 2 :P Pink floyd is <3 <3 <3
sauterhead sauterhead 9 years
So addictive. My competitive spirit kicks in and then... damn. I'm decent with typing speed, so I usually get in first or second, but second feels like an insult.
aistea311 aistea311 9 years
Oh my God, new addiction! I was in first place!!!
sh12345 sh12345 9 years
way cool
Kaori Kaori 9 years
Thanks for posting this! It's sooo much fun -and- I can work on a...somewhat important skill xD
kiwigeek kiwigeek 9 years
There's this feeling of pride when your wpm goes up... I'm so addicted now, there's no stopping me!
sugar_me_sweet sugar_me_sweet 9 years
This is pretty entertaining.
TidalWave TidalWave 9 years
This is awesome! Adorable and fun and addicting and i'm #13!!
sweetpeabrina sweetpeabrina 9 years
Holy crap. I know what I'll be doing all night. Ooo... I typed that really fast!
Missy-Prissy Missy-Prissy 9 years
this is great, thanks.
KristinMD KristinMD 9 years
This game is incredible!
wren1 wren1 9 years
I like that it shows how fast you type, since I had no idea of my WPM.
ALSW ALSW 9 years
great idea! I used to love testing myself.
jasmint jasmint 9 years
Yeah, I think I just killed about 20+ minutes, while actually appearing to work. Fabulous!
hex913 hex913 9 years
Ok, I'm a total nerd but I just played and loved it. It's now bookmarked for my "break-time entertainment."
fortunate-fool fortunate-fool 9 years
This is awesome.
mondaymoos mondaymoos 9 years
The best part about it, MissMeow... is that people think you're working :D
MissMeow MissMeow 9 years
That is so much fun! I found a new way to kill time at work.
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