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Right Handed or Left Handed??
Right Handed? 55%  55%  [ 36 ]
Left Handed? 23%  23%  [ 15 ]
Ambidextrous 21%  21%  [ 14 ]
Was once right handed but was forced to change 2%  2%  [ 1 ]
Was once left handed but was forced to change 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
Total votes : 66

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10 Apr 2007, 5:06 pm

right - dexter
left - sinister

Fine-motor I do better with right, for strength, my left.



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11 Apr 2007, 1:09 am

I'm a righty.



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11 Apr 2007, 1:30 am

Ambidexterous, with favoring to the right.


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11 Apr 2007, 3:57 am

RadiationHazard wrote:
Ambidexterous, with favoring to the right.

same here



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12 Apr 2007, 1:52 am

An interesting ratio so far. (About 20% leftie when I posted this) Especially since the estimate for the number of left-handed people in the general population runs at about 7%. (Although this may have more to do with lefties being generally more likely to post on a thread about handedness.)

Some interesting facts:

25% of lefties (estimated) are right-brain dominant. (As opposed to 3% of righties) A study of left handed and right handed monkeys found that left handed monkeys were more likely to be timid and cautious when presented with unfamiliar surroundings.

The Latin word "sinister" -- left -- also means "unlucky". The superstition of throwing salt over one's left shoulder when spilt comes from a belief that the devil stands over a person's left shoulder. This is also why historically Europeans have traditionally been suspicious of left-handers.

It is possible for a genetically right handed baby to become left handed as a result of congenital or birth trauma.

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Did anyone else apart from me used to write backwards as a kid?


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12 Apr 2007, 2:14 am

I'm right-handed



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12 Apr 2007, 7:54 pm

ping-machine wrote:
Did anyone else apart from me used to write backwards as a kid?


I used to write backwards a few months ago. :wink:


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12 Apr 2007, 8:10 pm

I know that i can use my right hand pretty good. my left hand does pretty good too. but ive always functioned as a 'righty'. i could probably switch to writing with my left hand but i dont like the ideea of my hand passing over what i have just written. so maybe i would be a 'lefty' in another language.



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12 Apr 2007, 8:38 pm

Lefty, as is my brother. Strangely he plays guitar Right-handed.And I did the same when I attempted to learn. O.o but Right-handed playing style seems like it would be more for lefties because wouldn't you need more motor skills along the fretboard?


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12 Apr 2007, 11:00 pm

Lefty,though I learnt a few things righty that've stuck.



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13 Apr 2007, 6:00 am

my mom is a lefty, and I think maybe my paternal grandfather was but was forced to become a righty in school...if i remember correctly.

My boyfriend and his sister are righties but both their parents are lefties

I already answered earlier in the thread...lefty dominanant but can do certain things wth both hands
My very NT sister is a righty



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13 Apr 2007, 7:49 am

We left handed. We ambidextrous in most things though…who knows when your strong hand takes a hit?



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13 Apr 2007, 9:30 am

Right handed. I don't think I ever use my left hand for anything independently, except maybe pointing if I'm holding an ice cream cone or a torch or whatever.



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13 Apr 2007, 10:50 am

Right handed...although am ambidextrous on many other things.

I remember as a child using both hands to write..but then forced to use the right hand.

LOVE left handers....little rebels they are! :lol: