the NS ones suck, i had 2 and the clip/clasp broke on both of them and almost lost all my keys
im now using my Vail one which is pretty burly. they give them to us for keeping info cards around our necks, but i got another one for keys, it's really thick and good colors and even allows you to unclip the key part from the rest of the lanyard via a built in backpack-style buckle
"Just ahead, over the rolling wheatfields all golden beneath the distant snows of Estes, I'd be seeing old Denver at last. I pictured myself in a Denver bar that night, with all the gang, and in their eyes I would be strange and ragged like the Prophet who has walked across the land to bring the dark Word, and the only Word I had was 'Wow!'"