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    do you look at the keyboard when you type?

    use a few of your fingers, or most of them?

    any idea about your average wpm?
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    I look at the monitor or elsewhere, glancing down at they keys once every blue moon.
    Average WPM can vary from 50-75, depending on what i'm typing, or copying etc.
    I use most fingers.
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    I think years of going on MSN/Message boards and typing up essays etc have made me a ridiculously fast typer. I don't use the accepted way of typing though.. I tryed that "Mavis something or other teaches touch typing" programme and hated having to keep my hands in the same place.
    And yeah, I never look at the keys anymore.
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    I only use my thumbs on the space bar. Even if one of my fingers on the other is on the space bar i will use my thumb. I can type kinda without looking at the keyboard but I usally look down every 3-5 seconds.
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    I look at the keyboard sometimes, my average words per minute are about 36 i think :confused: and i use most of my fingers to type....usually only about 2 or 3 on each hand though.
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    I have the curse of touch typing.

    When I get into a good flow I can type over 100wpm but that's assuming I'm not too cold or drunk(?!?!)

    If I make the mistake of trying to look at the keyboard, it all goes to pot!!
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    (Original post by alkaeda)
    do you look at the keyboard when you type?

    use a few of your fingers, or most of them?

    any idea about your average wpm?

    i use two fingers, but i also look at the screen when i type.

    lol, it makes me laugh when i see people looking at the key board and typing with two fingers, especially when they're really slow.
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    I did a free test somewhere and it came out with between 90 and 100 wpm (can't remember exactly) without looking
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    touch type. bout 40 wpm
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    i can touch type to a certain extent, sometimes i have to look, i havent counted how many words a minute i can do though
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    do you look at the keyboard when you type? No

    use a few of your fingers, or most of them? All

    any idea about your average wpm? around 80-90
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    Tried to do the mavis beacon course in primary but it always refused to save and I had to start again every time. The penguin game was amazing!
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    do you look at the keyboard when you type? No

    use a few of your fingers, or most of them? Most

    any idea about your average wpm? No
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    to work out wpm ( the easy way) :
    open up notepad, type a paragraph from a book for 1 minute and see how many words you can type (without spelling mistakes)
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    My mum taught me how to type when I was younger, about 6 or 7. I touch type and use all my digits. Not sure about my words per minute, it is quite high though, I type almost at the speed that I speak.
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    wow thats awesome

    * can type very very quick w/out looking at keyboard * but that's cos i been on the computer since i was 12
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    I touch type. I normally either watch the words appear on the screen or watch t.v. If I am trying I can get 60 to 70 words per minute.
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    i type really quickly whilst looking at the keyboard
    maybe im just retarded...
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    I can type awesomely fast, most of the time not even realising that i'm typing because I am looking at the monitor Go me
 
 
 
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