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    Handwriting? No! The Ancient Cuneiform!

    ooo, yes! Its is me - the best of the best writers with messy handwriting :) Ta-da!!! ))) Actually handwriting looking ok, (or was ok, in far past :D) but when i start write many time and need hurry up often i write, it is became worse and worse. But what can I do? :) It is hard...
    Bekther Bekther 22-25, M Jan 6, 2011

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    Yes I Do Write With My Feet

    I have pretty messed up hand writing it is something genetic i guess my father has had bad hand writing maybe it is because of the tremors that he has in his hand and body and i have also started to feel tremors in my hand they are not very bad will get worse with age i assume...
    lazyangel lazyangel 22-25, M 6 Responses Nov 16, 2010

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    Truth About Me

    Since nobody knows who I am , I can be totally honest about my feelings here. I am suffering from loneliness. I got married when I was 20 and my ex husband became drug addict. To hide what he does from people I worked with, I did not make friends at work. Then I got a job...
    honeyangel honeyangel 46-50, F 2 Responses Dec 16, 2011

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    Lilwillbe Lilwillbe 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    It's Gotten Better,

     but it used to be so bad a couple of my teachers would dock points from my assignments. *Like that made my writing any better.*
    Maxine13 Maxine13 16-18, F Sep 14, 2008

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    Hmmmm...

     At work the other day a friend leaned over me as I was writing out the list for the day and said "You know, your writing would be a lot neater if you slowed down a bit" Shes right, Its crap. I write very quickly and don't form all my letters. Just thought I'd...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Sep 13, 2008

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    My Handwriting ?

     My Handwriting....   no joking.     OF COURSE.   my hand writing is  HIDEOUS  and  TERRIBLE.   just like miserable warms are making trace on paper or something....it is scribble and writing line is always went to...
    HAL9001 HAL9001 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 6, 2009

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    The Way I Hold It Is Weird..

    I haven't like wrote anything since I switched courses.. everything is typed written and when I do write, my hand hurts and it feels weird holding that pen.. I think I hold the pen wrong cause every time I write.. people would say you're holding it weird.. but that's just the...
    amejad amejad 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 19, 2010

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    Still Looks the Same

    I know there are some people old enough to recognize the shorthand language we old 'Secretaries' learned for dictation back in the olden days: Well, I took a year long course of this in school (who knew word processing and the internet were just around the corner). Though I don...
    FreakOfNature FreakOfNature 41-45 2 Responses Nov 1, 2008

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    Anyways

    I really draw better than most people. the most beautifuly drawn eye in the world on a flawless face. Then my signature and the picture's woth $ .10
    AdenaAngael AdenaAngael 16-17, F Nov 26, 2009

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    Not Quite Messsy, It's Just Complicated

    Basically, I do have a messy handwriting but I mask it well. I had a truly illegible and thin handwriting as a child. Then, in 4th grade, after much training by my sister and my mother, I got really well in writing in print. Whatever I wrote was completely straight, really big...
    FreeFallWall FreeFallWall 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 21, 2012

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    Pretty Much

     Yes I have messy handwriting because our teachers speak quickly and they don't mind that our hands are hurting from so much wriiting...   I learnt how to write fast, but the problem is that sometimes it happens that I use so many abbreviation and signs in  ...
    bublina bublina 18-21, F 1 Response May 26, 2009

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    I Could Have Been A Dr!

    All my life, my handwriting has been horrible. My grandmother even tried to enroll me in handwriting classes to improve it.Did it help? No, so the Math/Handwriting tutor just told my grandmother "With years of practice,she may improve a little,she can be a Dr! Their handwriting...
    realityvsdream realityvsdream 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 24, 2012

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    I Am Naturally Left Handed

    But my reception class teacher told me I was evil and forced me to use my right hand. Since then, I guess my handwriting has always been a little on the messy side because I find it hard to write with both now. I do most things with my left hand apart from write...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jan 6, 2009

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    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 7 Responses Dec 10

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    Which Letter Is This?

    I am known to family, coworkers and few friends for my messy handwriting. it will be confusing for people to read my handwritings; the person will have to guess which letter they're reading weather it will be m or n, or j or G. also it will hard to read the numbers I wrote. I...
    LittleLena LittleLena 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 23, 2011

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    Reason Why

    I didn't know how to write until my big brother taught me a year or two years ago (am 13 now). So it's not as pretty as everyone else's. I dun need it to be! Is just fine how it is. :)
    Emolia Emolia 18-21, F Oct 13, 2012

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    I have a really messy handwriting.

    .. My teacher told me that his daughter was helping him grade his test he gave us and his daughter said how he can deal with my handwriting. His daughter told him that this handwriting is chicken scratch.. But the weird thing is that I really like my handwriting. It's different...
    Meyrinfields Meyrinfields 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    Ahh the Memories

    All throughout elementary school, I was chastised for my bad handwriting. I'd constantly have assignments rejected and sent back to be redone, sometime multiple times. Eventually, the teachers gave up and let me type everything. Now, my handwriting is a bit better, but I still...
    solowing solowing 22-25, M 4 Responses Jun 25, 2009

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    Strange Job To Have

    I work in accounts and alot of writing is commenced. when I was in primary school, my teacher taught so some weird writing style, and i have acquired it from then. I always have people coming up to me, to ask "whats this word". etc.
    Daveokay Daveokay 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 21, 2011

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    My Messy Handwriting Journey.

      Some people say handwriting today is a “lost art” I say " it is art".  I have even heard that cursive handwriting has been taken out of the curriculum of many schools and replaced with typing instruction. Yet, handwriting proponents will still say that having legible...
    jasonmarke jasonmarke 51-55 Jul 15, 2011

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    All-caps Hell, Anyone? :p

    I have a confession to make: I have messy hand-writing. In fact, I wouldn't even go so far as to call it hand-writing, it's more like hand-PRINTING, as my letters are all written on paper as all-caps, or all UPPER-CASE, LIKE THIS! What is even more unfortunate is that in...
    marcus101 marcus101 36-40, M 4 Responses Aug 14, 2010

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    My handwriting is pretty horrible.

    Not in a way that is unreadable just very annoying to read. When I was 14 my teacher really disliked me because of this. I got first in class for the first half of the year. Well, it didn't matter. All she could tell my dad on 'meet the parents say' was how messy my handwriting...
    brenda285xD brenda285xD 16-17, F Feb 14

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    Not The Best

    I'll admit, I don't have the best handwriting in the world, but believe me, I try my best.
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M Jan 29, 2012

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    Wanna Meet The Person With The Worst Handwriting In The World??

    You are in the right place then...Its me!!..I have the worst handwriting in the world and I won't be surprised if I am awarded Guinness record for that!!.. People have had tough time reading my handwriting but I don't care....! And sad part is it gets worse with every passing day...
    maskedmenace maskedmenace 22-25, M 9 Responses Jan 23, 2011

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    My Writing Is Hideous

     i've had muuultiple teachers, friends, family members, cops, complain over my handwriting   its embarassing to me 
    dotta415 dotta415 18-21, F Jan 8, 2009

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    People Say It Looks 'creepy'

    But i do believe those people have confused my handwriting with my personality...lolz. Anyways, i have always had messy handwriting. i dot my i's with a circle, my c's and 3's have a tiny vertical line on the top curve, and my capital u's and v's have a horizontal line on...
    Celea136 Celea136 13-15, F Mar 4, 2012

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    I Could Totally Be A Doctor

    So, doctors have that illegible handwriting? Hmm, someone trying to tell me something? Hehe, wow, imagine prescribing medication to patients and all that. Oupie jokes around and says that the reason my sister and I get high academic marks is because the teachers cannot read...
    Floydess Floydess 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 15, 2010

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    Shakes

    I used to when I was younger be able to write so it was readable as I was left handed it was not as neat as others .I however cannot write much apart from an untidy signature due to bad nerves and deppression .My hands shake so badly that it makes writing impossible which can be...
    beastman111 beastman111 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 23, 2012

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    Messy Is Not The Word

    I will start writing and to start with it's all nice and neat but as I continue it just seems to get worse and worse lol sometimes I will try and read something back that I have written and it is so messy that not even I can understand it. That's why the computer is such a useful...
    gelroller gelroller 46-50, M 3 Responses Aug 23, 2012

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    Chicken Scratch

    My writing has always been horrendous. My teachers criticized me for it heavily. Heck, I couldn't even read it myself. I couldn't help it; I was more interested in drawing. While all the other girls in class spent hours invested in perfecting their flowery script, I was busy...
    duClo duClo 18-21, T 1 Response Aug 24, 2012

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    My Hand Writitng

         My hand writing isn't the best. Its worrse when its cursef. I hated learning cursef. Its not the best kind of thing for me. Its so hard to read. So I don't use it when ever that I write. I prefer to just write the normale way. That way people can read it. I also take my...
    acjf acjf 22-25, F Jan 25, 2011

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    Its Sloppy

    I have always had messy writing. Half the time people have to ask me what i wrote. I will admit most is legible, at least in my opinion, but some of my letters look like others and its big. In fifth grade my teacher gave me tons of those letter writing exercises to try to fix it...
    clainetwin clainetwin 22-25, F Jan 29, 2011

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    A Teacher

    I always had messy handwriting. So a teacher back in middle school hated me for that, she thought i didnt try hard enough to improve it. She always announced in class how crappy my handwriting was and how it described my personality & that i should really change it. But I couldnt...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 23, 2011

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    Jacked Up

    And I know it depends on how tired or irritated I am but it's a real problem when I have to study my notes and all I can think is, "Who is this moron?"
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 6, 2011

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    Middle School

    I think my writing hasn't changed since middle school. I always got C's in handwriting.
    time2live4me time2live4me 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 1, 2008

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    Lolo.olololo

    i can`t read my own writing lol
    roastlamb roastlamb 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 22, 2011

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    Worse Handwriting Ever

    I love writing, but unfortunately I have the worst handwriting in the world.  I'm not exaggerating either.  I guess its not so bad though.  I'm never happy with the stuff I write and get anal about people reading what I'm writing over my shoulder. ...
    SerenaDragonfly SerenaDragonfly 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 6, 2009

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    Growing up, i've always had messy handwriting.

    I can write cursive and i can sit down and write stories if neccessary but my handwriting is literally a nightmare to look at. It's ledgible, but most times its just messy. I wish i could have awesome handwriting but unfortunately I don't...
    FriscoWolf FriscoWolf 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    Neat Enough To Read, But Messy Enough To Be Messy

    It's mostly because I write weird, I think. When I do cursive, I do it all by the book. I never really use cursive, except for signatures and things like that, so it's fairly slow when I do use it. Printing is the way I usually write, but I do it weirdly. When I learned to write...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 20, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    My lovely friend LadyB sent me a note that made my heart flutter: "PS - I received your card too. I adore your handwriting. Beautiful! :)"
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F Dec 9

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    Did you ever wonder why physicians handwriting is so illegible? It's because they can't spell, so they mask the errors with sloppiness! Mystery solved! You're welcome!
    Lld84 Lld84 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    It is funny, I always have these kinds of nightmares before exams, not after !! So, last night, I dreamt that I am trying to reach the exam hall - Now in reality, I have a little...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    If at least two of them have a Yes as your answer, you're a great friend to bond with :) 1. Do you enjoy messing yourself? 2. Do you enjoy messing stuff up? 3. Do you plan your...
    ZADoubleMesser ZADoubleMesser 22-25, F Nov 21

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    So if you have been following my story at all you know that I am kinda odd and keep getting myself into some strange circumstances. My ex husband is one of 5 children. He has 3...
    daughterofapreacherman daughterofapreacherman 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 23

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    It's a struggle Everything seems so impossible.. I've never been close to anyone, and have always had to do things on my own. Even though it's always been scary, it seems so much...
    K93H K93H 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 23

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    So earlier tonight I went out with a friend to try and study for finals and as I was waiting for her to pick me up, I realized that I had forgotten to put on makeup. Yes, we were...
    Sweetgirl120 Sweetgirl120 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 24

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    double big pal from Pal's drive inwith chese and extra onions. made the way a burger should be made. hot and messy with the juices running down ya face and hand while ya try to...
    Devilonyashoulda Devilonyashoulda 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 28

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    Today I dreamed that I was at a really big sports event I was one of the athletes along with other girls, one of them was a girl of my old class. The place we were in was like a...
    HelenaMai HelenaMai 18-21, F Nov 28

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    Osho The love that you know is certainly a fall — a fall from consciousness, a fall from understanding............ Non-desire is Transcendence~ “How much do you charge...
    Woudziniska Woudziniska 26-30, F Nov 29

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