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Junior High School keyboarding class taught me not to fail. I do 90+ WPM now
    
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post #112 of 186
Nope i dont type correctly. I type how im comfortable. Im used to my muscle memory so typing any other way would be weird for me.
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I use my own method. I almost failed typing in highschool because I couldn't type the way they teach with your home keys. I type my own way and I mainly only ue 3 -4 fingers, but I can type around 65 words with ZERO errors, or 70 something with errors...

I can type the alphabet in like 3 seconds though.

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I do about 30s-40s. My mom and stepdad though... like 80+ XD
 
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I love these people that claim 120+ WPM like its nothing typing with 4-6 fingers. Where's the proof?
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post #116 of 186
Quote:
Originally Posted by RaBidRaBit View Post
I type with only the little finger on my left hand and my right elbow and get somewhere around 235wpm.
I actually believe you.
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post #117 of 186
Quote:
Originally Posted by DaClownie View Post
I love these people that claim 120+ WPM like its nothing typing with 4-6 fingers. Where's the proof?
I'll ask my brother if I can videotape him. He does 110-120WPM using his left hand and only the index finger of his right. Using only his left hand he can pull nearly 60WPM.

I personally manage 80-90WPM using everything except pinky fingers. Screw the home row.
    
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post #118 of 186
I use all of my fingers except my left thumb while typing, While in middle school i remember having to take typing classes, back then when i had to do it i almost failed cause i typed in my own way. but i remember playing the typing games and getting 120wpm in them but in real typing i average 70-90wpm. with constant mistakes though.
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post #119 of 186
Yep, all my fingers get some action.
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post #120 of 186
I've been a proper typist for years, just got in the habit after having to type so many papers for college. Although I can't stand to use a standard keyboard, ergonomic is where it's at! Using the Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000 right now, dunno what I would do with out. Got to typing on this thing and it's made me a lot faster, can type out a 10 page paper in no time with little to no errors.
    
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