Are you right handed or left handed?

@lkbooi (16101)
Malaysia
February 15, 2007 11:06am CST
Do you think it is born with it?
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62 responses
• United States
15 Feb 07
I'm right-handed. Being left-handed would have to be pretty annoying. Words would get smudged across the page.
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@lkbooi (16101)
• Malaysia
15 Feb 07
This shows that you are born righ handed, anyhow you can improve your left handed skills through more practices.Thanks for your reply.:0
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• Philippines
1 Apr 08
"Being left-handed would have to be pretty annoying. Words would get smudged across the page." —LOL... you have a point there hitzphillygirl. That is unless you're writing in another language that goes from right to left. :)
@shatman (727)
15 Feb 07
i can write neatly with both of my hands which is very strange, but yes i do think you are born with it
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@lkbooi (16101)
• Malaysia
15 Feb 07
Yeah, you are great! I seldom come across people with such skill!:)
• United States
15 Feb 07
I am right handed and so are my parents and brothers so I think you are born with it. I cant write with my left hand very good.
@lkbooi (16101)
• Malaysia
15 Feb 07
I think it is not totally born with it coz you still can write with your left hand though not very good. Thanks for your response.:)
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@acquaria (719)
• Italy
16 Feb 07
I'm right handed,but I use the knife only with my left hand
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@lkbooi (16101)
• Malaysia
16 Feb 07
I do have a friend who is same as you in using hands. But there is a disadvantage that you may cut your right hand which is used for writing.lol:) Thanks for response.:)
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@Eisenherz (2911)
• Portugal
18 Feb 07
Why the knife only? Something we should know...Jack, The Reaper?!...
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@lkbooi (16101)
• Malaysia
29 May 07
Because acquaria said that she used the knife ONLY with her left hand. For jack and reaper, I have no idea, please ask her lol. Thanks for joining us.:)
@f3rcho (258)
• Argentina
15 Feb 07
Im both handed(Is it the right way to say it?). It's simply because I was born right handed, but since my older sister was left handed, I kinda coppied her... so now I can use both of my hands for almost anything. Yes you're born with it. Its a brain issue. Left people use other sides of they're brains. Still, they only use a 10% of their brains, just like the rest of us.
@lkbooi (16101)
• Malaysia
2 Jun 07
I was told that people who used both hands are cleverer than those who use only one hand, but I don’t know whether it’s true or not.:D
• Philippines
14 Jul 08
youre lucky because not all people are "both handed".the person is called ambidextrous if he's using both of his hands with ease.
• Philippines
16 Apr 07
I'm right handed. My mom is right handed. My father is left handed. My two brothers and my sister are left handed. I think it's in the genes.
@lkbooi (16101)
• Malaysia
22 May 07
There are several factors concerned. Other than genes traditional practices and habits do affect on choice of using hands. Sorry for my late replying and thank you for your response.
@cheongyc (5075)
• Malaysia
1 Mar 07
I am right-handed. Coz my parents had trained me to use my right hand bcoz alot of thing are designed for right-handed people ie writing (word) & guitar. There are guitars specially made for left handed people but very rare. Now i am training my left hand to improve my right-brain power. Right hand is connected to our left brain, which control our logical thinking and arithmatic portion, while left hand is linked to our right brain, which help us in creativity, art & language activity. I am using left hand to control my mouse during work in my company :)
@lkbooi (16101)
• Malaysia
2 Jun 07
I appreciate your information of the scientific explanation concerning use of hands related with brains. It’s quite nice for you to exercise your left hand so as to activate your right brain’s functions.:D
@ctv101103 (860)
• Philippines
16 Feb 07
i'm right handed and i think i am born with it. my daughter, who is now 1.5 yrs old, seem to use her left hand more. i don't force her to use her right hand since it may just confuse her. i just let her be.
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@lkbooi (16101)
• Malaysia
2 Jun 07
It’s nice to let your daughter to develop by herself freely in the natural way.:D
@00fear (3203)
• United States
16 Feb 07
i am right handed. the way i was born is that my left side of my body came broken and i can hardly kick with my left leg, move my left arm, or hear from my left ear. i really dont know if it is basically how people come out.
@lkbooi (16101)
• Malaysia
2 Jun 07
I’m sorry to learn that you have such problems of the functioning you had mentioned. I hope you will overcome the problems in time to come. Good luck. Thanks for replying.
• United States
16 Feb 07
I think it is genetic, All of my children were abidextrious (use both right and left)until after they were 6years old. They would use on hand more to cut and one hand more to write and so on. Then they became more apt to just use on after that! My son is Lefty My daughter is righty, and I am righty, My ex husband their father is lefty and so is there aunt His siter, so maybe it goes by the male gene? I don't know for sure. But Me and my kids can still use both if we need too
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@lkbooi (16101)
• Malaysia
2 Jun 07
Oh, your family has such a great variation in quantity of lefty and righty and there must be lots of funs in daily life when in occasions involving uses of different hands.:D
• United States
16 Feb 07
I do think it is something you are born with. I'm right handed, but have a younger brother who is left handed. The would is made for right handed people though.
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@lkbooi (16101)
• Malaysia
2 Jun 07
Yeah, since the world is made for the right handed people so both of us have more advantadge over the left handed:D
@macky7 (318)
• Philippines
16 Feb 07
i'm left-handed. i don't know if you are born with it or it was taught. i'm the only left-handed in my family.
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@lkbooi (16101)
• Malaysia
2 Jun 07
Oh, another left handed guy, it’s great. Thanks for responding.:D
@cvarvell (1116)
• United States
15 Feb 07
I am right handed. yes, I believe we are born with it. I have always favored using my right hand for as long as I can remember.
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@lkbooi (16101)
• Malaysia
16 Feb 07
A child will do whatever that favorites him after born. This goes naturally as in the choice of using right or left hands. Thanks for yours response.
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@lani0529 (1726)
• Philippines
15 Feb 07
Im a left-handed person.(",) I don't think it is inborn because it is a learned skill when you are still young. I supposed that I became left-handed because my sister who is tutoring me before and teaching me to write is also left-handed. Most often, I forget that I still have my right hand.hehehe.Because I overused my left hand so much. It's funny when writing in the blackboard because while I'm writing I unintentionally erase what I'm writing.(",)
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@lkbooi (16101)
• Malaysia
16 Feb 07
It's quite normal that a child does learn through imitation as in your case. But certain inborn skills or talents will remain unaffected. Thanks for your interesting description.
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@stateroad (730)
• United States
15 Feb 07
I am right handed and cannot write with my left hand at all. If I do it is not neat rather very sloppy.
@lkbooi (16101)
• Malaysia
16 Feb 07
You are quite normal. Most people have this problem with their left hands. Thanks for your response.:)
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@Sm00tH (2040)
• Belgium
15 Feb 07
i'm right handed myself, my writing with both hands suck, both are almost unreadable =D but my 2 feet are practically the same when i shoot, ok not to dribble, but the shot is almost equal. I think you're born with it, it's in your genes, but i know people that are born left handed and write with their right hand. i also know some people that were right handed and left footed.... :|
@lkbooi (16101)
• Malaysia
16 Feb 07
Your case memtionen is quite unique. Thanks for your response.:)
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@fengbo (731)
• China
7 Jul 07
I'm a left handed,i think it is born with it,my grandma and my father all left handed,when i was a child,i am used to using my left handed,now i using my left hangded to do all things but write...hehe,it's my parents' credit.hehe......
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@lkbooi (16101)
• Malaysia
7 Jul 07
Hi friend of left handed, I don’t agree with you that you are born to be left handed. As your grandma and dad are left handed so it might be that you followed them when you were a little kid. Am I right? Happy postings, guy.
@fengbo (731)
• China
7 Jul 07
hehe,i am sorry,i don't pay more attention on that face,maybe it depends on many things.hehe....... Thank you very much....
@lkbooi (16101)
• Malaysia
7 Jul 07
Surely when you were small you wouldn’t pay much attention to the matter. Good night and have a sweet dream!
• India
12 Jul 08
I write by right hand.., but with an interesting feature.. i love to read books from the last page.. If you give me a story book.. i read the introduction first.. and go to last page.. Most of the daily chores which people do, conveniently comes to me with ease.. with the left hand.also, such as counting of "cash notes" lifting of weights.. but all with ease. So some of my friends say that i am ambidextrous.
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@lkbooi (16101)
• Malaysia
14 Jul 08
Hi saivenkaat, you are great that you can use both of your hands with ease. In my culture and custom using right hand is the normal practice of most of the people. Normally, a person who reads the introduction and then the last page first shows that he is eager to know the whole story and the ending hurriedly. I hope you are not an impatient reader and could enjoy your reading all the time. posting and have a nice day.
@diansinta (7551)
• Indonesia
6 Jul 08
Hi Ikbooi, I like to use both of them. it makes my brain left and right stable and same bigger. But my right hands writing is more prettier than left. I used it when im in a hurry.
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@lkbooi (16101)
• Malaysia
6 Jul 08
Yeah diansinta, using both hands could exercise and stimulate both our left and right brain, so we could do things good in every aspect. Moreover this might prevent us to have dementia. Of curse what I had mentioned here was learnt from some articles earlier. Nowadays, I also strive hard to use my left hand more often. I am really glad that I can write and sketch with my left hand now, though the writing and sketching still seem like those of the primary students’. I hope I could use both my hands smoothly when doing thing in time to come. It’s nice to know that you can use your both hands for writing. I believe more practicing would improve your left hand writing. Later on it might be difficult for others to distinguish your pretty writing was actually done by which hand. Happy posting and have a nice day.
• India
29 May 08
ya iam a right handed person only but i suppose left handed people are more talented than right handed..it may be due to the fact tat they use their left brain..
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@lkbooi (16101)
• Malaysia
29 May 08
I had read an article from a magazine about how to train people to be more intelligent years back. We are encouraged to use both of our hands evenly everyday so as to stimulate both the right and left brain. Each half of the brain does the different functions. Haha .... I think I would better to try to learn by using my left hand more frequently. Take care and happy posting.