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post #11 of 28
Golly, I wish I could type at 100+ wpm. I'm too lazy to learn how to type properly. It's such a hassle and much more uncomfortable than the system I have invented for myself lol.
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Do you believe that people who type fast learned to type properly? I'm asking because I never even listened to my instructors back in the day because as far as I remember I've always been able to type at over 100 wpm easily with good accuracy.

I have no special technique or form, it just comes natural to me. In fact, I never even have my fingers on the home row keys.
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post #13 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by gl0ry;13718627 
Do you believe that people who type fast learned to type properly? I'm asking because I never even listened to my instructors back in the day because as far as I remember I've always been able to type at over 100 wpm easily with good accuracy.

I have no special technique or form, it just comes natural to me. In fact, I never even have my fingers on the home row keys.

I learned to type properly, and I type at 40wpm max. lol.
 
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post #14 of 28
Alternate Keyings mess up games.. why would you want do use it anyways? QWERTY is fine. To use WASD, you have to reach all over the keyboard.. you can always set the controls different, but its annoying.
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post #15 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by MetalBeerSolid;13718689 
I learned to type properly, and I type at 40wpm max. lol.

Back in the middle school days when instructors tried to force me to use home row keys it irritated me because it slowed me down. I've never liked it and probably never will.

In fact, the way I hold a pencil isn't even standard...
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post #16 of 28
Same. I never liked when someone told me how to type.
I learned how to type how I liked, I don't like having to type awkwardly or type like how someone else wants me to type.
post #17 of 28
in the third grade i was taught by this mavis beacon crap and now 8 years later i type my own style 65wpm, i remember coming back to the computer teacher who typed by the book and got 40 wpm. funny moment.
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post #18 of 28
I never learned how to type properly in middle school, though that was only 7 years ago now, I think WoW got my typing speed up to the 90 wpm its at now.
post #19 of 28
Haha I taught myself by playing Runescape for 8 hours of day during middle school. 100+ wpm ftw!
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post #20 of 28
I actually learned to type on a dvorak keyboard first (every keyboard in my house was dvorak until I got my macbook) and was highly confused in 3rd grade when they wanted me to type without looking on a qwerty board.
i type ~60WPM on qwerty and 95+ on dvorak.

sorry for reviving the dead thread though, I was looking for a mechanical dvorak board on google and this thread popped up.
    
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