Another typing poll....on what device did you learn to type?

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Another typing poll....on what device did you learn to type?

Kat and Aaron(aaron) Kat and Aaron(aaron)
I'm old enough to have learned to type on an electric typewriter.

What did you learn to type on?
Answers (public voting - your screen name will appear in the results):
Computer keyboard.
phoenixfire , Living Doll , Geogeo , Ansley , Bethy Cassatt , padmeamidala , AliMc , kitty1949 , Beck , Bleu , hjtee , Kitka , KyotoAngel , invisiblehat , (k)InkyIvy , WhoopieDoo , ginnyluvspotter , Babylove09 , shorejen9 , LeeBee , sunkissedJess , Voir , solitudinarian , lovebites , xLovingYoux , LikeSunshineDust , bayosgirl , MissCandyland , butts , Kdlips , misterazor , darkr , ghalik , subwayrailings , cicispizzaisyummy , Cream in the Cupcake , Toy Fiend , Kitten has left the site , SMichelle , featherhead , evie.amor , peachmarie , Raymaker , pfoof , KinkyNicki92 , dv8
46  (61%)
Electric typewriter.
Kat and Aaron(aaron) , leanright69 , Trysexual , Feisty , Septimus , lovely disaster , RonLee , brevado , Eugler , GONE! , Stagger13 , AwesomeAmanda
12  (16%)
Manual typewriter.
- Kira - , Mikemanz , Chilipepper , js250 , PeaceToTheMiddleEast , Sammi , Gracie , Rossie , Gunsmoke , spiced , Martiniman , K101 , Checkmate , wicked weasel , donatello6789
15  (20%)
Other.
indiglo , *Camoprincess*
2  (3%)
Total votes: 75
Poll is closed
12/13/2012
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Kat and Aaron(aaron) Kat and Aaron(aaron)
IBM Selectric.
12/13/2012
- Kira - - Kira -
I had a manual for a short time and then went to an electric. If I recall, printing from those was insanely loud and a pain in the ass. Not that the manual ones were great because if you made a typo you were screwed.
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Living Doll Living Doll
I learned on a computer keyboard.
12/13/2012
Geogeo Geogeo
Quote:
Originally posted by Kat and Aaron(aaron)
I'm old enough to have learned to type on an electric typewriter.

What did you learn to type on?
Just a computer keyboard
12/13/2012
Bethy Cassatt Bethy Cassatt
Computer keyboard.
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Ansley Ansley
An Apple II e, to be precise. Instantly spawning my complete and utter hatred of all things Apple.
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kitty1949 kitty1949
Computer keyboard, but I've also typed on typewriters.
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Chilipepper Chilipepper
Manual typewriter - Smith and Corona one, no less. Wish I still had it, that thing was awesome. I was about eight when I taught myself how to type.
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Beck Beck
I didn't see a computer until elementary school and there were key boards. We had Apples I remember.
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Bleu Bleu
On a computer, with a typing program....But, I hated the program. Over the years I have just learned with muscle memory where keys are and I have become a super fast typer!
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Feisty Feisty
We had an Electric typewriter at home where I would play around on and started to learn how to type. But I officially learned on a computer keyboard in school with a typing program.
12/13/2012
hjtee hjtee
My uncle works as a computer specialist for the government, so as long as I can remember, I've always had a computer (black screen-green/white), as well as computer parts laying around.

So, I learned on a keyboard, but I did play with a manual typewriter a lot at my grandmothers magazine office. So both I guess.
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Kitka Kitka
Computer keyboard.
12/13/2012
Septimus Septimus
My dad had an electric typewriter that he used for work, and when I was as young as 3 or 4 I would type up whole pages of gibberish. When I was a little bit older, I started copying passages and poems out of books that I liked.

I was still practicing the hunt and peck method of typing at that point, but I was getting quick about it.

When we got our first real computer, my mom bought me a game that was supposed to teach little kids how to type. I played it all the time, and now I type like a pro!
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KyotoAngel KyotoAngel
I learned on a computer keyboard, they started us learning to type back in middle school with this fun (at the time) typing game. =3
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invisiblehat invisiblehat
Computer keyboard back when I was in elementary school.
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indiglo indiglo
Other. I believe it was a Word Processor. Sorta like an electric typewriter, but different. Although I did have an electric typewriter at home - the typing class I took in high school was with Word Processors.
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ginnyluvspotter ginnyluvspotter
Computer
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js250 js250
A manual SmithCorona!
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PeaceToTheMiddleEast PeaceToTheMiddleEast
We learned on a manual one in school then switched to computers.
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shorejen9 shorejen9
I learned how to actually type, not using the hunt and peek method, on a computer but prior to that I used both manual and electric typewriters.
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Sammi Sammi
My parents had (and still do), one of those really, really old manual typewriters. The kind you'd be able to identify a letter written on (like in a mystery) because of the key alignment
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lovebites lovebites
keyboard
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brevado brevado
Oooh, the whir of the Selectric
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Rossie Rossie
A manual Olivetti.
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*Camoprincess* *Camoprincess*
Quote:
Originally posted by Kat and Aaron(aaron)
I'm old enough to have learned to type on an electric typewriter.

What did you learn to type on?
Computer Keyboard and Electric Typewriter
12/13/2012
Intrepid Niddering Intrepid Niddering
Well. Technically, I typed on both electric typewriters and a word processor before ever using a computer, but the actual "typing class" I had to take in middle school was with a computer. Even then, that class never really helped me to be able to type. That "Home Keys" thing just hurt my hands all the time; they were too cramped up. As long as I was looking at my fingers and I had a long time to do it, I could do the Home Keys thing, but it was actually hanging out in chatrooms and typing there that got my hands in a comfortable, flowing position.
12/14/2012
MissCandyland MissCandyland
Computer keyboard
12/14/2012
spiced spiced
Starting in elementary school, I played with my parents' manual typewriter. I learned to type in high school on manual and electric. I learned to type fast on a computer keyboard in my mid 20s.
12/14/2012
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