Need to practice typing for computers.....(Confusing)

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by FluffyColor, Oct 1, 2009.

  1. FluffyColor

    FluffyColor Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 31, 2009
    Queens, NY
    So at computers we are doing typing.We played a game called Dance Mat Typing and today we learned q and p.I know how to type but I'm looking at the keyboard and not using the "right" fingers to type certain letters.So now we're done with the cool game.Now all I can see is the Da.....Oh,,look!TextEdit!aqa aqa aqa aqa aqa aqa aqa aqa ;p; ;p; ;p; ;p; ;p; ;p; ;p; ;p; ;p; ;p; ;p; ;p; p; ;p; ;p; ;p; fvf fvf fvf fvf fvf fvf fvf fvf fvf fvf fvf fvf fvf fvf fvf fvf fvf jmj jmj jmj jmj jmj jmj jmj jmj jmj jmj jmj jmj jmj jmj jmj jmj........

    THIS ISN'T TEXTEDIT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I know it's totally confusing.I just to throw something out there.Okay,this is how you KNOW you need something to do.[​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Oct 1, 2009
  2. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

    4,887
    10
    231
    Jul 9, 2008
    Maryland
    I hated that! We had to do that in middle and highschool and i despised it.
     
  3. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Get Mavis Bacon software. You will be ahead of your class in no time flat. Very inexpensive too.
     
  4. Southernbelle

    Southernbelle Gone Broody

    Mar 17, 2008
    Virginia
    Don't cheat and look at the keys! Learning to touch type was one the skills I'm most proud of, it feels very awkward in the beginning, but once your fingers learn where they're supposed to go, you'll go much faster than the cheaters. Stick with it - it's worth it!
     
  5. GrayDragon

    GrayDragon Chillaxin

    497
    1
    121
    Sep 2, 2009
    Minnesota
    Play a text-based MUD.

    Your typing skills will shoot through the roof.
     
  6. English Chick

    English Chick English Mum

    Jun 27, 2008
    Cheshire UK
    ahhh I remember those days over 40 years ago when we where taught to type on typewriters........ our teacher to increase our speeds used to make us type to the following exercises.....

    The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog

    Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of the party

    But we had to type to really fast music to get our speeds really flowing! ... it was good fun .. see how many times you can type that in one minute..... and practice everyday it really works...

    Have fun..........
     
  7. FluffyColor

    FluffyColor Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 31, 2009
    Queens, NY
    It's okay-I have to learn b and n tonight![​IMG] How am I supposed to learn all these keys?At least I can type a phrase the right way:

    her dad is here;hide her killer heels

    I know,it sounds nuts.They have us practice all kind of stupid phrases that don't make any sence.Sometimes we don't even type words!Like:


    fdsafgfjkl;jhjfrftfvf jujyjmj
     
  8. rainplace

    rainplace Interstellar Duck Academy

    Quote:Your age is showing...

    That's how I learned too!
     
  9. rainplace

    rainplace Interstellar Duck Academy

    Oh Fluffy, I looked at your sig... are those eggs eating eggs? Or were they sold as fertile?
     
  10. Royd

    Royd Chillin' With My Peeps

    2,204
    17
    181
    May 31, 2009
    Middleburg, Fl.
    I took a semester of typing, in '69, on a manual, slam 'em down hard typewriter, and didn't use it again, until I got a computer, in '05.
    I didn't forget a thing.... I don't do numbers well, because is seldom have need for them.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by