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Quote:
Originally Posted by mib2347 View Post
I've never heard of a typing class at schools. Is it a US thing?
They're electives, some schools offer them as individual classes, some have it included in their tech class curriculum for the year. I was taught to type properly in a business class elective.
post #22 of 186
btw, i generally only type left-handed and use the right for punctuation marks on occasion. lol. very improper.
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My technique is "proper" although I never use my right shift key.
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Originally Posted by sccr64472 View Post
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.



I just did a one minute test. 70 words and 3 mistakes.
    
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post #25 of 186
Years of using MSN Chat (before 2005) helped me learn to touch type.

Now I find it hard to use pen and paper!
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post #26 of 186
proper typist yes and no. I took all the classes, I use both hands fully, but I didn't like a couple of the things they tried to say were right so I adjusted it to my style a little.

I honestly assumed that most people coming to a technology enthusiast forum were "proper" typers

Edit: Roman where can one find this word test?
     
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post #27 of 186
I can do 92 wpm but i rarely if ever use my pinky fingers for typing. Not sure why.
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post #28 of 186
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lampen View Post
I can do 92 wpm but i rarely if ever use my pinky fingers for typing. Not sure why.
How do you use your shift key, wait, are you a "proper" typist?
post #29 of 186
I wish you did a poll on this. Anyway, I am definitely a "proper" typist; however, I am not really that fast at it, average at best.
 
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post #30 of 186
Index and middle fingers, never have really needed to type faster than I do.
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