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1. We had this argument a few weeks back and I'm interested to know (I have no life, I know) whether people cross their z's and 7's
2. hmm - weird?!

i cross 7's but dont know why?
3. i cross my 7s and i do my joined up zs like this:

i only cross capital zs in maths

lou xxx
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4. (Original post by lou p lou)
i cross my 7s and i do my joined up zs like this:

i only cross capital zs in maths

lou xxx
Yeah, I should really have put an option for that. It's the proper way after all, isn't it?
5. i think you'll find people who have messy handwriting cross their 7s. People who do advanced maths involving lots of complex numbers (which you represent with a z) must have messy handwriting (I've never met a neat mathematician), and so they cross their z's

I find my problem is with 5's and s's - when i do maths they both look the same - WHAT DO I DO!
6. (Original post by Willa)

I find my problem is with 5's and s's - when i do maths they both look the same - WHAT DO I DO!
Same here!!! It's really annoying for me.

Also, my Vs and Rs have an annoying habit of looking exactly the same.

AND I don't "line" my capital Is, I just write it like "l" so "illness" looks like lllness which is just weird.

Ooh. And getting back on topic, I don't cross my 7s or Zs
7. i think you'll find people who have messy handwriting cross their 7s
I disagree, I've got neat handwritting but cross my 7s out of habit- depends what your teacher taught you back in primary!
8. I cross the 7 but u try not to, but it looks bazar if i dont lol!
9. the worst in maths is '5' and 's' or 'a' and '9' grr..
10. i do 'z's in p4
11. (Original post by Revelation)
the worst in maths is '5' and 's' or 'a' and '9' grr..
a and 9?
*tries to envision it but cannot*
12. yea...i never used to cross my z's, until i did p4 that is!!!
13. I put tails on my Z's so they end up looking like 3's! I think that is a speed thing though...makes them easier to join up with other letters : )
14. (Original post by lilsunflower)
a and 9?
*tries to envision it but cannot*
i draw my a's like erm C| if you get me? and my 9's like:
C|
|

urgh cant draw em on here, just try and draw an 'a' and a '9'.
15. (Original post by Revelation)
i draw my a's like erm C| if you get me? and my 9's like:
C|
|

urgh cant draw em on here, just try and draw an 'a' and a '9'.
yeah yeah! me too ! damn its like looking in a mirror.

kinda..
16. (Original post by elpollodiablouk)
We had this argument a few weeks back and I'm interested to know (I have no life, I know) whether people cross their z's and 7's
Oh dear...
you really must be bored!
17. I don't cross either. I have to work on my messy handwriting if I'm going to be a doctor!
18. (Original post by kimoni)
Oh dear...
you really must be bored!
Not bored - I've got plenty of work to do I'm just procrastinating.
19. I generally dont crozz my Z's but often when i'm checking an answer in maths I'll notice that 2z^2-22z-2 looks like one big 2 party, so i go through it crozzing the z's to make it comprehensible.

7's just dont need crossing - If god meant 7's to be crossed he would have... um... Put crosses on 7's on computer keyboards!
20. I cross them both. I've been doing my sevens for ages but like a lot of people only started crossing the z's since I've been doing a lot of maths because they look so much like 2's.

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