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Question for Golden Bear

Started by: tomplum (7689) 

Do you suffer from fat finger typing syndrome, that is where the fingers keep catching the ' caps lock' key and you have't noticed or can't be bothered to go back correcting the text or, Are you typing upper case a lot to shout your comments,
thanks Tom,

Started: 22nd Feb 2021 at 13:26

Posted by: Tommy Two Stroke (7867)

Tom

He could have bad eyes, and he types in capital's so that he can see what he's typing, Elizabeth who used to be on, she here typed in capital's, and she explained that she did that in order to be able to see the letters

As to Golden Bear 'shouting' well yoo can tell that he is a nowty owd bugger, but there is nothing wrong with being like that

Replied: 22nd Feb 2021 at 13:48

Posted by: GOLDEN BEAR (4050) 

Well i am a bit of nowty owd bugger ( and thats a nice way of putting it) as for my fat finger plumtom i will have to start using my spectacles more often how's that ?? But i will say that if the occasion warrants it i think i will shout it out , stay safe G.B.

Replied: 22nd Feb 2021 at 15:48

Posted by: broady (17211) 

GB, You keep going as you are. Sometimes I agree with you, sometimes I don’t but at least your posts are interesting.

Replied: 22nd Feb 2021 at 16:10

Posted by: tomplum (7689) 

I agree with broady, gerr um towd GB and, thanks for the answer, Its very hard to get an answer on here from ' some people '

Replied: 22nd Feb 2021 at 18:22

Posted by: grimshaw (2900) 

I care little what type G B uses .
His posts are always thought provoking and nowt wrong with that .
Long may he continue .

Replied: 22nd Feb 2021 at 19:15

Posted by: riocaroni (203)

How nice to have a bit of altercation without post after post of inane counterpoints. I love people who make a point and just leave it at that.

Replied: 22nd Feb 2021 at 19:34

Posted by: basil brush (16879)

Agree, I get that all the time.

Replied: 22nd Feb 2021 at 19:36

Posted by: raymyjamie (6857)

I suffer from ‘Age Related Macular Degeneration’ (AMD) so my eyesight is going downhill.
If I type sentence with 10 words in , then 6 of them will be misspelled.
My usual mistake is to hit the key that is sideways or above or below the one I want, it’s so frustrating.

Replied: 22nd Feb 2021 at 21:38

Posted by: tonker (23952) 

Ray, there's something they can do about that, but it doesn't work for everybody.
I don't know what it is, so don't ask, but my auntie had the same and was having examinations to find if "the treatment" would work for her.
Unfortunately, she wasn't suitable for it.
I think, not sure, that it's a surgical proceedure and you have to pay for it.

Replied: 22nd Feb 2021 at 23:05

Posted by: raymyjamie (6857)

Tonker, I’m having my eyes monitored annually at Boston House in Frog lane Wigan.
There a re two types of AMD, ‘wet’ and ‘dry’.
I have the ‘dry’ type which apparently is inoperable, so I’ll just get worse.
My main concern is not being able to drive, thankfully Mrs RMJ is a good driver with good eyesight

Replied: 23rd Feb 2021 at 13:34

Posted by: tomplum (7689) 

typing is a skill I've never mastered, I've seen skilled typist using both hands, not looking at the keyboard at all, just watching the screen and making that clitter clattr noise from the key board, I use both hands but, only one finger on both hands and frequently hit adjoining keys, I'm happy with that because, when I type on the mobile fone, It drive my mad, not only am I hitting the wrong keys, the built in word predictor changes a lot of my words and very often I abort the message because I've lost my patiance,

Replied: 23rd Feb 2021 at 14:23

Posted by: broady (17211) 

Tom,
You did very well on the above but you must practice more PATIENCE. ( last word )

Replied: 23rd Feb 2021 at 14:30

Posted by: GOLDEN BEAR (4050) 

Why thank you very much mr grimshaw and broady , it is heartwarming to hear from both of you and sincerely wish you all the best and stay safe .G.B.And off course tomplum ..

Replied: 23rd Feb 2021 at 14:32

Posted by: Domin0 (219)

I can only type with one finger, and very slowly.

Replied: 23rd Feb 2021 at 14:43

Posted by: nanajacqui (3792) 

I type with one finger on my laptop but on my mobile I use a special Stylus pen instead of my finger & it allows me to type without hitting the wrong letter

Replied: 23rd Feb 2021 at 14:53

Posted by: tomplum (7689) 

Thank you broady you have spotted my other faults in textmanship, Spelling, grmma and penmanship. Mrs Topping, My English teecher in skool once told me that, If I did't pull my socks up soon, I would end up being either a bin man or a plumber, Mrs topping was very perceptive,

Replied: 23rd Feb 2021 at 15:10

Posted by: broady (17211) 

RMJ,
By coincidence I am having eye surgery this afternoon. I am having YAG Posterior Capsulotomy. (who thinks these names up) This is performed using a laser and takes about thirty seconds. It is related to the cataract operations I had in 2019. I had the other eye done around three weeks ago.

Replied: 23rd Feb 2021 at 16:01

Posted by: tonker (23952) 

"Posterior Capsulotomy" ?

That sounds like a Bottom Inspection!

Broady, be sure to wear clean underpants!

Replied: 23rd Feb 2021 at 16:14

Posted by: raymyjamie (6857)

Bill. I wish you well for your operation. hope everything goes OK.

Replied: 23rd Feb 2021 at 16:26

Posted by: broady (17211) 

Tonker,
They will be clean when I arrive there. No guarantees for when I leave.

Replied: 23rd Feb 2021 at 16:26

Posted by: kenee (2103)

A cure for MD ?
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-9106401/Thousands-risk-blindness-set-benefit-new-eye-drug.html

Replied: 23rd Feb 2021 at 17:57

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Replied: 23rd Feb 2021 at 18:11

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Replied: 23rd Feb 2021 at 19:18

Posted by: First Mate (322)

Good link gaffer

Replied: 23rd Feb 2021 at 21:48

 

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