Can you type in the dark?

United States
June 11, 2007 2:05pm CST
Years ago, I taught myself how to type without looking at the keyboard. Little could I have known that talent would be handy while posting at My Lot. When my little girl was a baby, I had to work without lights, because her crib was across the room and I didn't want to wake her up. I can't type in the dark anymore, because the computer screen glare gives me migraines. How about you? Do you type with the lights off? Of course, I'm talking about working only from the glare of the computer screen. I can't do it anymore. But, I'd love to hear from someone that does. Maybe you like working without the lights on, because your spouse is sleeping. What about you?
5 responses
@impaktita (966)
• Philippines
11 Jun 07
yes I can. I'm doing it right now. I get some typos though cause I don't totally memorize all the keys yet =P
@mean_queen (1713)
• Malaysia
11 Jun 07
Yup, I type in the dark all the time because my roommate needs to sleep with the lights off.. So, I don't really have a problem with typing in the dark. And I don't wanna be a brat either by insisting to have the lights on.. So it's still a win win situation.. =)
@cher913 (25897)
• Canada
11 Jun 07
yes, i am a pretty fast typist and i hardly ever look at the keyboard...i was trained in secretarial and am currently working as such (p/t) also, when i wasnt working as a receptionist/typist i was freelance writing, so no matter what, i was typing... i have to admit tho, i have never typed in the dark lol
@aleeming1 (163)
• Canada
11 Jun 07
I can. Its just knowing what keys are which on the keyboard.
@elisa812 (3033)
• United States
11 Jun 07
Yes, I sometimes type in the dark too. I actually never really look at the keyboard when I type even when the lights are on cause I just prefer to watch the screen instead to make sure that I'm not making mistakes. lol