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OK, bad topic title alert.

When i am typing, and saying the words in my head as I type, I notice that quite often i type something totally different to what i want to or am thinking! Why is taht?


 

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« Reply #1 on: 18/07/2008 13:33:47 »
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This happens to me all the time !

I write a sentence, I may pause the typing, but in my head I carry the sentence on and when I proof read it, I've noticed I've left out a word or two, or even worse, typed something else completely !


...clearly this is a loss of concentration issue and I find it happens when I am most certainly preoccupied with other issues.


And that's what I have to say about that .
 

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« Reply #2 on: 18/07/2008 13:56:55 »
I think the Neilster has hit the nail on the while sailing to Spain.
 

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« Reply #3 on: 18/07/2008 15:43:53 »
Then Preview your message in your post before you send it
 

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« Reply #4 on: 18/07/2008 19:59:31 »
Methinks Rosalind has missed the irony in my reply.
 

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« Reply #5 on: 18/07/2008 22:18:05 »
Then Preview your message in your post before you send it


But that does not answer the question.
 

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« Reply #6 on: 18/07/2008 22:21:47 »
What question?
 

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« Reply #7 on: 18/07/2008 22:26:08 »
What question?

The bit at the top of the page, you know, those words followed by a question mark.
 

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« Reply #8 on: 18/07/2008 22:30:23 »
You mean "Why is taht?"? What kind of question is that?
 

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« Reply #9 on: 18/07/2008 23:40:43 »
You mean "Why is taht?"? What kind of question is that?

One where I notice that quite often i type something totally different to what i want to or am thinking, hence the question. Get with the programme, girlfriend...
 

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« Reply #10 on: 19/07/2008 04:19:27 »
I don't have the problem so much with typing (probably because I type so slowly it gives plenty of time to think through what I'm doing before I've finished typing my word), but when writing on paper to quickly, I seem to have a real habit of trying to start writing my word with its second letter despite having a picture of the word spelt properly in my head. Izarre :S
 

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« Reply #11 on: 19/07/2008 08:11:21 »
You mean "Why is taht?"? What kind of question is that?

One where I notice that quite often i type something totally different to what i want to or am thinking, hence the question. Get with the programme, girlfriend...

Girlfriend!?  [:(!]
 

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