1. alexander1970

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    Hello.:)

    This Thread inspired me to ask the Community.

    Which Hand do you use for writing ?

    Left ?
    Right ?
    Both ?
    Other ?

    @WiiMiiSwitch - If you like,you can make a Poll,Polly Pocket.:D

    Thank you.:)
     
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    right since at basic school this was the only allowed way.
    nowadays they're less strict.
    but it was either right or doing one year extra for not listening and trying hard enough.
     
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    Since I remember - Left handed.:)
    Sometimes I "try" to write with the right Hand,but......
     
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    I'm left-handed but I try to type any time I can get, my handwriting is awful.
     
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    My writing sucks no matter what, but it's worse with my left.
     
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    Right handed, not sure what I write can be considered handwriting though :rofl2:
     
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    D) None of the above. I haven't physically written anything other than my name in at least half a decade now if not longer.

    ;O;

    But I guess before that right handed, and yeah my handwriting was also pretty bad, hence why I don't do it :lol:
     
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    I'm right-handed. my handwriting is pretty bad though. my Japanese teacher said that my Japanese writing was really good, but English hand-writing is bad and sloppy.
     
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    Both. Depending on the (arm)space available.

    Personally I've once created a new 'handwriting' template.
    (I meanwhile ditched it, as many teachers complained about being unable to decipher it at times)
    Is good practice.
    You might want to check out handwriting analysis books.
    While they might be made up in part, they give a good insight in others handwriting (sometimes even over their lifetime - interesting stuff!)
     
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    On handwriting Pure preference will probably be for my right and it is noticeably worse (though as above my right hand was never good) but still enough that I can take legible (to me at least) notes fast enough to count with the left.
    Can solder, use a scalpel, slice vegetables, knife and fork, grab a torch, walk the dog (a large German shepherd with a tendency to want to chase rabbits, me living surrounded by them), type one handed, use game controller one handed, punch, grab, climb, lift... with either and that usually goes down to ease of use -- was desoldering some capacitors the other day and could have spun the board 180 but swapped hands instead.
    My shooting is not as hot with my left with a pistol as I would like but that is also a serious lack of practice. If doing the point at something and close your eye (whatever one lines up is the dominant eye) I am neither eye dominant -- right eye does right hand, left eye does left hand.
     
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    I'd do it, if you call me the poll god
     
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    I’m right handed, so if I ever write with my left hand, it looks like a hot mess. Ever since I got my Supernote though I’ve been writing again. Something about the physical writing process helps me with ideas.
     
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    Yep I am a lefty but was forced to use my right hand to write the whole time I was at School. And because of that my writing looks terrible.
     
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    For so many things, I'm ambidextrous, but specifically for writing, I'm more confortable with my right hand, that's because most tools used for such activity are made for right handed people, starting precisely with how we must write words/phrases in most languages.

    I'm sure I could get used to write in Japanese or Arabic, my mind "thinks" out of the box most of the time.
     
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    Have you tried scissors for leftys?

    WHAT KIND OF DARK MAGIC IS THAT!?!?!?!1
     
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    Primarily left, but as my arthritis got worse I made myself learn how to write with either. On a good day, you can't really tell which hand I've written with, except for possibly the slant. That was how I got through some of the longer exams in college.
     
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    Yes I have tried them, they're comfortable actually, ofc it depends on the brand as some of them are very "cheap" ones.
     
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