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have you ever used a typewrter?
please include your age.

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Asked by Anonymous at 6:43 PM on Mar. 27, 2010 in Just for Fun

Answers (11)
  • yes.... 41.5yrs

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:43 PM on Mar. 27, 2010

  • Yep. I'm 30.

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 6:44 PM on Mar. 27, 2010

  • yep. i grew up with one and anytime i would write family i would use it. it was about 40 lbs. im 21

    Answer by jennifer588 at 6:44 PM on Mar. 27, 2010

  • 32 years old. I learned how to type on one. I had one up until a few years ago.

    Answer by Pnukey at 6:45 PM on Mar. 27, 2010

  • Yes and I'm 28. I still have one and use it from time to time.

    Answer by Juggalette0327 at 6:49 PM on Mar. 27, 2010

  • Yes, but I hated it. (I am 27) I use to work under this little old lady who insisted that I use it from time to time. It took up way too much space! She told me stories though from when she was working on her Master's degree in secretarial studies back in the 50's/60's. I thought some of her stories were interesting, but I still hated that typewriter.


    Answer by JeremysMom at 6:51 PM on Mar. 27, 2010

  • I'm 51. I took 3 years of typing in high school and 1 year in college. My classes were both on manual and electic typewriters which didn't have the label on the keys. We had to look at a chart on the wall to know where the keys were.We learned how to formate personal and business letters. I can type about 60 words a minute which isn't a world record, but I don't have to look at the keys to know where they are. I also know my home row keys, correct fingers to use for the keyboard, and I can type and watch my 6th graders to see who is working if I have to answer a school email.

    Answer by jesse123456 at 7:30 PM on Mar. 27, 2010

  • Yep. I'm 40. When I was in middle school, we had typing class, with manual typewriters.

    Answer by SWasson at 8:29 PM on Mar. 27, 2010

  • yes...49...did all papers in college on typewriter. So glad we have word processers now.

    Answer by momx3gx1b at 9:35 PM on Mar. 27, 2010

  • I'm 44 and I had 3 years of typing classes in high school, and used an electric typewriter. My kids call mine "Mom's Dinosaur".
    I never had the finger strength to type on a manual.

    Answer by Robsmommy at 12:09 AM on Mar. 28, 2010

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