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I'm kind of a hybrid---I always orient myself with the home-row keys but end up somewhere else entirely. I use my left index and middle fingers the most, but once I've hit all the keys on the keyboard, I've used every finger (thumbs only for spacebar and pinkies only for Alt, Shift, Enter, etc).
    
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Nope and I really don't care since I can still type fast. It does seem to annoy other people though.

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I don't use the right shift key and I hit 'b' with my thumb instead of my right index finger, but I get 120-130 WPM depending on the keyboard.
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not even close. but still do about 70+ wpm
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I learned typing simply by playing MMOs and chatting with various people. I use my middle/index/ring finger, with pinkies for shift/control/alt and thumb for space. Never took any clases. My current "record" is 114 WPM on the speed test. Average is roughly 110.

Just took another test. I guess this counts as "proof". http://speedtest.10-fast-fingers.com/fb_result.php?r=DJ


EDIT 2: speaking of which, just beat my record again (love this new Blackwidow)


Edited by Narzon - 8/16/11 at 6:35pm
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I never learned "keyboarding" as it's taught to typists. I just use my fingers haphazardly but I seem to type pretty quick all things considered --

and no carpal tunnel even after some 25 years of this.
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