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Has your handwriting deteriorated since primarily using computers?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Cromulent, Feb 9, 2019.

  1. Raymond Lin

    Capo Crimine

    Joined: Oct 20, 2002

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    Location: Wish i was in New York

    I can write full cursive so it can look pretty if I try but generally....it’s crap, looks like a docor’s note when I don’t write cursive.
     
  2. Iamzod

    Mobster

    Joined: Dec 7, 2002

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    Location: UK

    Secondary school ruined my handwriting. I used to write super neat but after the masses of homework we used to get I learned to write stupidly fast & now my normal handwriting is basically scribble.
     
  3. mrbell1984

    Capodecina

    Joined: Aug 9, 2008

    Posts: 19,429

    Location: UK

    One of these days I’ll actually forget how to write.

    Never wrote much since school 18 years ago.
     
  4. jsmoke

    Soldato

    Joined: Jun 17, 2012

    Posts: 6,529

    Always been crap.
     
  5. stockhausen

    Capodecina

    Joined: Jul 30, 2006

    Posts: 8,879

    What is handwriting?
     
  6. Uther

    Sgarrista

    Joined: Jun 16, 2005

    Posts: 8,669

    This, I can type for hours on a keyboard but my hand cramps up very quickly when writing now. And I used to write quite a lot before computers turned up.
     
  7. [FnG]magnolia

    Pancake

    Joined: Aug 29, 2007

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    Location: Beads?

    My handwriting looks like a drunk toddler grabbed a pen on the wrong end of a meth binge.
     
  8. jsmoke

    Soldato

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    [​IMG]
     
  9. builder22

    Wise Guy

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    The Cut Sut on a muP
     
  10. Haggisman

    Capodecina

    Joined: Oct 6, 2004

    Posts: 12,560

    Location: Birmingham

    Sounds like I'm in the same boat as most people in the thread, it's always been bad, but these days just filling in a long form gives me cramp in my hand!!
     
  11. Blackjack Davy

    Mobster

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    Nah mine was always crap. Nothings changed since I was at school lol
     
  12. adolf hamster

    Soldato

    Joined: Oct 18, 2012

    Posts: 6,789

    my handwriting has only ever been on the borderline of legible, so it was no great loss.
     
  13. Uther

    Sgarrista

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    :D
     
  14. jsmoke

    Soldato

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    Posts: 6,529

    a's need some work.
     
  15. B1scu1T

    Associate

    Joined: Feb 7, 2019

    Posts: 83

    Location: Yorkshire

    Yes for sure. If I pick up a pen and write something I sometimes have to stop and think if I’ve had a drink due to how scrambled it looks, but I find if I have a lot to write it soon steadies out over a few paragraphs.
     
  16. [FnG]magnolia

    Pancake

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    Just LOL if you're not always drunk regardless and ready to write like a boss.
     
  17. jsmoke

    Soldato

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    Why not post some samples.
     
  18. The_Abyss

    Capodecina

    Joined: May 15, 2007

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    Location: Ipswich / Bodham

    Definitely worse, but I still use a fountain pen.
     
  19. skaif

    Mobster

    Joined: Oct 25, 2014

    Posts: 2,556

    Location: Home

    The mrs is now into typography and calligraphy and is pretty amazing at hand letting stuff (kind of her main form of work now) so I literally have no reason to write. Although I should probably do more considering I teach in a secondary school...
     
  20. dodg3rman

    Gangster

    Joined: Apr 10, 2013

    Posts: 400

    Location: Norwich

    What I did find odd last week was getting a new bank card and having to write my signature on the back. It took me a few seconds to remember how I did it cos its been so long