Random Fast Typing - 5 Letter Words

In just 20 seconds, how many of these randomly generated five letter words can you type?
To beat this requires a typing speed of 60 words per minute or 5 characters per second
Answer must correspond to highlighted box! Also try 6 Letter Words!
Quiz by Stewart
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Last updated: January 23, 2019
First submittedJanuary 23, 2019
Times taken48,882
Rating4.18
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Level 61
Apr 22, 2020
got it down to the second
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Level 38
Jan 23, 2021
Nice quiz, I have made a 4 letter one.
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Level 68
Jan 23, 2021
Thanks! It includes every "common" 5 letter word in English, I can't remember how I determined this, but there's 1300 words :)
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Level 66
Dec 1, 2021
'locus' is a common word? ;)
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Level 3
Dec 2, 2021
Yup, definitely axiom is a common word
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Level 36
Sep 30, 2021
im just a slow typer i guess
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Level 79
Nov 27, 2021
Made a few typos that almost derailed me, but just scraped through in the end.
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Level 57
Dec 1, 2021
FINALLY
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Level 25
Dec 1, 2021
Finished with one second left, I got serious when there was 10 seconds left
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Level 57
Dec 1, 2021
Sounds like me with my schoolwork
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Level 50
Dec 1, 2021
First try with 7 seconds left
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Level 45
Dec 1, 2021
Dammit, I can't get past 16. Edit: 18 new highscore
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Level 73
Dec 1, 2021
Am I not allowed to promote a relevant quiz in the comment section here? Why were my comments removed? Is there something wrong with me making a more challenging version of this quiz and linking it here for others to challenge themselves?
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Level 68
Dec 1, 2021
It is frowned upon to copy a quiz and just change something small, especially with no credit to the original work. And then posting it on the original quiz is also seen as a sign of greed, trying to capitalise of the success of the original.
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Level 73
Dec 1, 2021
I understand, and I've added a credit at the top of that quiz (as I should have done originally). When I took this quiz, my first thought was that it should be long enough that nobody could finish so the answer stats could reflect the true distribution of scores, and seeing that somebody else had commented something similar I thought I should just go ahead and make it myself (as is often suggested on this site whenever somebody complains about a quiz). You're welcome to copy it back to have it on your own account though, and I can delete it, as it is true that I didn't put effort into making it.
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Level 68
Dec 1, 2021
Thanks for understanding, you've been on JetPunk a long time and it's clear your intentions were good, so I'll let you keep it on your account. Thanks!

Generally people don't like quizzes which are impossible to finish, which is why I did 1 a second, so that it was possible to finish even if there was a slight skew to 100%. Plus, there's more gratification when people get 100% then just getting a new PB :P

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Level 73
Dec 1, 2021
Extreme version of this with 50 answers that I made by copying this quiz is here.
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Level 70
Dec 1, 2021
Finished with 1 second left. For some reason I started typing much more slowly when I got to the final 3 or 4 words - wth is that about?!
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Level 54
Dec 1, 2021
7 seconds left :))
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Level 68
Dec 1, 2021
9 seconds left
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Level 38
Dec 1, 2021
1 second left, if only I hadn't misspelled quail.
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Level 66
Dec 1, 2021
I think success depends on the number of "awkward" words that appear in the list - sometimes I can do it, sometimes not, and it's usually when I get a number of words that contain little-used letters in combination with one another that I just can't make it happen!
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Level 34
Dec 1, 2021
done with a second left first go
+1
Level 19
Dec 1, 2021
I accidentally typed a “7” in it causing my last nine to be wrong. :(
+1
Level 37
Dec 1, 2021
I've been trying for ages, keep getting a few off, and I thought I was gonna get it just before and I totally froze with like two to go
+1
Level 52
Dec 1, 2021
its so interesting to me how for some people, a quiz like this is super difficult, while I can complete this with little effort with 7 seconds to spare
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Level 75
Dec 2, 2021
4 seconds to spare. Nice quiz.
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Level 21
Dec 9, 2021
Little hint, if you mess up ctrl+backspace deletes an entire word instead of just one character