Ambidexterity?

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  1. Ryukouki
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    Hi guys, are any of you ambidextrous? Anyone naturally ambidextrous? Anyone gain proficiency in the non-dominant hand? How can I achieve this proficiency in my non-dominant hand? I'm a righty, by the way! [​IMG]
     
  2. Son of Science

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    Masturbate with your left hand. Or use a shake weight. Same motion.
     
  3. Ritsuki

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    No I'm not. I tried this DS game to train your other hand, but it was so hard that I could not manage to finish a single exercise...
     
  4. Presto99

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    You're joking, right?
     
  5. Ryukouki
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    Really now? What kinda fucked up answer is that? [​IMG]
     
  6. Son of Science

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    I'm super serious. When I needed to teach myself ambidexterity (none of yo' business, beyotch), I learned it by pleasing myself and writing with my left hand.
     
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    Yeah, I fap with whatever hand is available at the time.
     
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    When I'm out of hands, I'll use my mouth.

    This thread is now about masturbation, by the way.
     
  9. Ryukouki
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    You two get the fuck out of here. I had an honest question and you turned it into a shitfest.

    EDIT: whew thanks mthr! [​IMG]
     
  10. monkat

    monkat I'd like to see you TRY to ban me. (Should I try?.

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    Pft. Posts. Getting erased.

    Blargh.

    Anyway, seriously, just keep writing with it, that's how I learned. You'll suck for months, but you'll learn.
     
  11. Ryukouki
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    Yay, finally some feedback! [​IMG]
     
  12. Shinigami357

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    There was this show in nat'l geographic where they kind of got a woman to do all her chores with her non-dominant hand for a month non-stop and after that she was a whole lot better with it. It's kind of hard i n practice of course, but it's worth a try if you really wan to train the non-dominant hand
     
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    I'm definitely not ambidextrous. I'm a righty all the way. But I know people who are ambidextrous. It seems like all you need is a strong will to do it, and to do 80% of everything with your...not-strong hand for a while. It's quite annoying especially at first doing things with a weaker hand(the reason I quit after trying for 5 minutes [​IMG] ).

    Disclaimer: This is not official advice from an actual ambidextrous person.
     
  14. Stephapanda

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    I automatically do certain things left-handed, and others right handed. It depends on the task.

    I'd suggest performing tasks with your non-dominant hand to strengthen it. If you normally hold your silverware in your right hand, do it with your left. Stuff like that. After a while you will feel more comfortable doing things with your non-dominant hand. :]
     
  15. gokujr1000

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    What game was it? I might have to try it...
     
  16. Stephapanda

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    I think it's called Left Brain Right Brain. :]
     
  17. shlong

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    I bet all those posts were about [classified information] [​IMG]

    But yeah, just try writing with your left, or using it for things you usually use your right for.
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    I tried these suggestions out, btw, and made a huge mess at dinner time.. I can't use chopsticks well with my left hand :
     
  19. Toni Plutonij

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    I'm a righty, I can do some things (that I'd do with my right arm) with my left hand, but it usually comes naturally, nothing I could actually control..while my girlfriend can write with both hands, and basically use em both almost equally.
     
  20. Raiser

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    Quick question actually- if you gain a lot of (writing) proficiency with your non-dominant hand, will switching hands for sports (I.E. Baseball, Golf, Hockey, etc.) be affected much compared to before? Or would you need to train like crazy still?