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Post by MmeLeota » Dec Fri 11, 2009 2:19 pm

Ok, my curiosity is piqued...

Since it has come to my attention that there are several left-handed people out there...I'm wondering to what extent are you a lefty?

(sorry, nothing against all the righties... :) )


I write and eat with my left hand, but I use scissors and 10-key/mouse with my right.

Some things I can do both, but usually not to the same degree. For instance, I'm stronger when I throw with my right, but more accurate when I throw with my left (most of the time).

I bowl with my right, but when I Wii bowl, it is usually with my left.


Ok, enough about me...what about you? Are you 100% lefty? 20% lefty? Inquiring minds want to know.... ;)

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Post by mindflipper » Dec Fri 11, 2009 2:27 pm

I'M PROUD TO BE A LEFTY!!!! And I mean, left-handed, not part of some communist conspiracy!

I write, eat, cut with scissors with my left hand. 10-key both. Wear watch on the left arm.

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Post by Jacca5660 » Dec Fri 11, 2009 2:30 pm

He means a COMMUNIST conspiracy. Mind is going to start the Disney Socialist Order! Or is that Comrade Mind?
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Post by Len90 » Dec Fri 11, 2009 2:40 pm

I an proud to be a true lefty. I eat left handed, write left handed, throw left handed, and cut lefty. I have been able to master the mouse with both hands and can throw a frisbee with either hand. At times I am better doing that with my right hand. It is very interesting to see I am not alone on this board. Glad to be a part of the true lefty people living in a righty world.
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Post by agingerbugg » Dec Fri 11, 2009 2:59 pm

I am mostly lefty. I write, eat, mouse, bowl, throw, hit...with my left hand. I have a pair of ambidextrous scissors and am proficient with both hands. 10-key, I use my right hand, because in high school when we were being taught those skills, my teacher told me it is beneficial to learn with my right hand (for ease in accounting, I don't have to put down the pencil to key in numbers...she was right). I wear my watch on my right wrist.

I have stocked my kitchen with left-handed gadgets and it really annoys my friends when they come over, I tell them now they know how I feel.
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Post by mindflipper » Dec Fri 11, 2009 3:06 pm

Hey, I welcome all of my left-handed comrades, Jacca5660! We left-handed people are a very social order! (Just not socialist - leaving politics out of it)

I wonder...

You know you're a WDW nut if...

...you're left-handed?!? :shock:

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Post by MmeLeota » Dec Fri 11, 2009 3:20 pm

When it came to cutting, there was a pair of lefty scissors available, but it always seemed they were being used...alas, I learned right handed and left handed never felt comfortable.

If I wore a watch, it would be on my right arm. I cannot stand anything on my left arm. I guess since it gets in the way when I write. I think the only reason why I do many things with my right hand is because I was taught that way. Like being forced into it...

If I am writing in a notebook, I prefer to start from the back...(I didn't figure this one out until later in life...why didn't I think of it before college? DUH!!!! :roll:)

Do you guys crook your hand to write? I only do when necessary.

And I'm really picky when we go out to eat...I always make sure to get the end of the table where I'm not bumping elbows or I'm next to another lefty.

Hey mind, what about starting the Society of Left-handed Disney Enthusiasts? (SOLDE) :twisted:

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Post by Jacca5660 » Dec Fri 11, 2009 3:23 pm

I am dominately right handed, I tired of the left hand world putting me down. That's "right" I'm tired of the "left" hand man oppressing me! I'm not gonna take it any more! From now on I'm going around the world to the right!! That's right when I leave the house in the morning, you've got it, I'm making all rights........

Now I just have to figure how much time to add to my travels. considering I live "right" next to the river, well just tell my DW I will get home eventually!Image
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Post by mindflipper » Dec Fri 11, 2009 5:24 pm

Jacca5660, could you have been a left-handed person? Back then being left-handed was not tolerated - :shock: :shock: - yes, I know you youngsters are going to be surprised to hear this, but up through 1980's many school systems considered left-handed dexterity a "defect" that had to be mandatorily corrected. My mother fought the system and won. Other left-handed people were not so fortunate. Jacca5660, you grew up in Brooklyn - go to a catholic school? I know left-handed dexterity was not tolerated there either... :roll:

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Post by MetalRage » Dec Fri 11, 2009 10:24 pm

I'm a Right handed person. I can do some things with my left, but mostly I use my right hand.
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Post by Jacca5660 » Dec Sat 12, 2009 2:31 am

BEWARE THE PENGUINS!!!
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Post by Len90 » Dec Sat 12, 2009 2:50 am

MmeLeota wrote: Do you guys crook your hand to write? I only do when necessary.

And I'm really picky when we go out to eat...I always make sure to get the end of the table where I'm not bumping elbows or I'm next to another lefty.
I don't really ever crook my hand. I end up always having pen and pencil stains on my pinky and that whole side of my hand from writing since I just drag across when I write.

As for going out to eat. I do the same exact thing as you. I always plan out where I should sit in relation to everybody else so I don't bang elbows. I've had too many instances where food has even fallen off the fork from the bump.

I personally feel that we should all get together and rebel against society. Let's turn this world into a lefty world and see all the Righties fail to survive in our world.
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Post by Jacca5660 » Dec Sat 12, 2009 6:09 am

Len90 wrote:
MmeLeota wrote: Do you guys crook your hand to write? I only do when necessary.

And I'm really picky when we go out to eat...I always make sure to get the end of the table where I'm not bumping elbows or I'm next to another lefty.
I don't really ever crook my hand. I end up always having pen and pencil stains on my pinky and that whole side of my hand from writing since I just drag across when I write.

As for going out to eat. I do the same exact thing as you. I always plan out where I should sit in relation to everybody else so I don't bang elbows. I've had too many instances where food has even fallen off the fork from the bump.

I personally feel that we should all get together and rebel against society. Let's turn this world into a lefty world and see all the Righties fail to survive in our world.
The man is trying to do it again!!
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Post by mindflipper » Dec Sat 12, 2009 11:15 am

Len90 wrote:I personally feel that we should all get together and rebel against society. Let's turn this world into a lefty world and see all the Righties fail to survive in our world.
Wow! :shock: In the heart of our mild-mannered WDW-obsessed MAC-loving college student secretly lurks the radical revolutionary! :shock: Who knew he had it in him?!? Len's the next Mao? :shock: :wink:

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Post by Jacca5660 » Dec Sat 12, 2009 1:02 pm

mindflipper wrote:
Len90 wrote:I personally feel that we should all get together and rebel against society. Let's turn this world into a lefty world and see all the Righties fail to survive in our world.
Wow! :shock: In the heart of our mild-mannered WDW-obsessed MAC-loving college student secretly lurks the radical revolutionary! :shock: Who knew he had it in him?!? Len's the next Mao? :shock: :wink:
I knew it!! I just called the wrong person Comrade!!
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