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I've never heard of a typing class at schools. Is it a US thing?
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post #12 of 186
Quote:
Originally Posted by PCSarge View Post
mine didnt im a pointer finger and middle finger typer
^ this. I failed computers class twice in middle school because i couldn't type in home key position at 40wpm. i type with 3 middle fingers (pointer, middle an ring) and only use thumb or pinky when using special keys like ctrl, alt, shift, etc or multiple keys at once.
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Originally Posted by HybridCore View Post
I play piano though and consider that an advantage.
I play drums and often practise tapping with my middle fingers, which is probaby the reason I'm a middle finger typing god.
    
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I've developed my own typing method. Since I started typing on a keyboard pretty young (around 7 years), there wasn't really anything to go by. I type predominantly with my left hand, it's funny because I can still get about 144 avg wpm.
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Originally Posted by mott555 View Post
I'm not quite "proper." I never use right Shift, my left hand sometimes reaches across to hit keys my right hand is supposed to hit, and I use my right ring finger for any key above the home row your pinky is supposed to hit (P, brackets, backspace, + -, etc).

I can still hit 120 wpm on a good day though.
I use this technique to. Thou I cant get any were close to 120 wpm
    
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post #16 of 186
I'm "proper", at 80 WPM.
All those years of IRC have paid off.
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post #17 of 186
I only use about 7 fingers xD
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post #18 of 186
I guess I'm an 'improper' typist then?

I never ever use my right Shift key
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post #19 of 186
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Originally Posted by Bit_reaper View Post
I use this technique to. Thou I cant get any were close to 120 wpm
Same here
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I'm proper due to school. I hate to call anyone out, but those of you claiming 80+ wpm using middle fingers are making it very difficult. That's about as realistic as me claiming 100+ wpm using my toes.
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