I Think Caps Lock Is the Worst Invention In History

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    Stop Shouting!

    I laughed when I saw this group, mostly because I am in passionate agreement with this statement. For me, reading something typed in all caps is the visual equivalent of a brisk poke in the eye. People who type in all caps are even worse than people who end every sentence with an...
    BookNerd BookNerd
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jun 3, 2008


    Ugh!! It sucks when Caps Lock is on and your typing your password for something, but you can't see the letters just the dots and all. You sit there for, who knows how long, retyping it again and again and again, until you finally realize that its on and you go "Oh! Damn Caps Lock...
    stripesANDsunshine stripesANDsunshine
    18-21, F
    Jul 19, 2008

    This Bugs Me So Much!

    I confess, I can't touch type but I type quickly whist looking at the keyboard. I'm always turning the caps lock on when I mean to hit the "a" key and then look up at the screen to find half of it is in capitals, which I then have to delete and rewrite before I can carry on...
    RobertaSunset RobertaSunset
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Mar 27, 2010


    I agree completely. I never took typing classes so I hunt and peck with two fingers . My left hand seems to l;ike caps lock key and so I must retype parts of each story. I also find a story vanishes before I finish it as EP or my computer acts up.. My cuss words will be...
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    1 Response Aug 1, 2010

    THATS Me !!!!

    The person that started this must have known I was coming. I have been crirticized about wrinting in all caps. To me its easier to type especially when he computor is in my young grandsons room and he keeps it so dark. I am now trying to type properly so bare with me Thanks !!!!
    61-65, F
    5 Responses Aug 24, 2008


    Not only does it mess up passwords you're trying to enter, morons on the internets think it's a CRUISE CONTROL FOR COOL.
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    4 Responses Jun 1, 2008


    What is the purpose of Caps Lock anyway? Anyone typing in all caps gives the illusion of shouting and it's rude. In the days of the CRT all type was in caps lock and you couldn't control it. Sometimes I'll accidentally hit the Caps Lock key right before I type in a password...
    Morgause Morgause
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jan 24, 2011

    Annoying Button.

    I hate it when I type a really long sentence or something and then I look up and see it's all in capitals. It's so annoying.. and I hate reading things all in caps lock.
    BrokenAngelWishes BrokenAngelWishes
    18-21, F
    Oct 25, 2009


    Caps lock is now available on pens. That Jehovas Witnesses use.
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    1 Response Jul 23, 2008
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