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voltz
11-10-10, 22:47
How do you girls do this? I let mine go for awhile and now I've got these MASSIVE claws to peck away at the wrong keys with. :hea:

I'm wondering if I should save them for Halloween and get some nail polish? :whi:

star-dust
11-10-10, 22:49
I have longish fingernails and they don't get in my way...
Maybe could you trim them down a bit to type easier and still have a bit of length?

voltz
11-10-10, 22:50
I'll only trim the sides so I don't get snagged on everything. Believe me, I'm absolutely terrible for that.

star-dust
11-10-10, 22:56
Hm, well I don't know then. Just type with the tips then.

Chocola teapot
11-10-10, 23:47
Don't do it, That's been linked with death.

Los Angeles
11-10-10, 23:59
I can't. I bit my nails down to the flesh. :(

ThatNorskChick
12-10-10, 00:03
You just hit the keys with your claws. :cool:

SkyPuppy
12-10-10, 00:04
i use my boobs or toes to type. :)

Nefertiti_89
12-10-10, 00:06
i use my boobs or toes to type. :)

LOL :vlol:

I'm almost envious of their dexterity....

jjbennett
12-10-10, 00:23
i use my boobs or toes to type. :)
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voltz
12-10-10, 00:36
i use my boobs or toes to type. :)

Having a cold room helps. :)

SkyPuppy
12-10-10, 00:46
Having a cold room helps. :)

why do you think i have the AC and fan on all the time? ;)

MattTR
12-10-10, 00:47
I usually time with my fingers, weird I know, but does anyone else do this? :confused:

Los Angeles
12-10-10, 00:48
What to do to stop myself from biting my nails? I heard of putting cow poo on top of them, but I find that disgusting!! Any other tips?

SkyPuppy
12-10-10, 00:49
What to do to stop myself from biting my nails? I heard of putting cow poo on top of them, but I find that disgusting!! Any other tips?

nah, i say the cow poo thing works the best.

jjbennett
12-10-10, 00:49
There's something called "Stopit" in the UK that tastes like nothing on earth, its vile. Stopped me when i was younger....that and the promise of a Millenium Falcon :o

chobits743
12-10-10, 01:53
I keep my nails trimmed down to about a 1/4 of an inch, so they really dont hinder me. Plus, I had to learn to to play my French Horn and Mellophone with nails, so I sort of trained myself to hit keys with the pad of my finger, not the tips of my nails. :p

robm_2007
12-10-10, 02:12
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:vlol:

Your_Envy*
12-10-10, 11:07
What to do to stop myself from biting my nails? I heard of putting cow poo on top of them, but I find that disgusting!! Any other tips?

Cow poo? Where did you get this idea? :confused: Anyway, you can buy a nail polish that tastes really, really bad or just stop biting them. Once you figure out how many dirt and bacterias you're eating when you're biting them, you simply stop. At least I did. :p

About typing, when I had gel nails (here here (http://www.shrani.si/f/1H/sr/1EVN7AxY/267951403105163580141087.jpg)), I only had problems with "!." I don't know for English keyboard but I have to press shift and number 1 to get !, and I am usually doing it with one hand. With gel nails, I had to use both of my hands. Otherwise I had no problems. :D

TRfan23
12-10-10, 11:11
Actually nails are fine to eat as they contain a lot of protein, but I hate biting or cutting my nails due to the feeling of it.

I tend to on my laptop's keyboard type with my fingers flat on, but with desktop keyboards such as ones I have at college I type with my nails aiming at each key with them.

Your_Envy*
12-10-10, 11:21
Actually nails are fine to eat as they contain a lot of protein, but I hate biting or cutting my nails due to the feeling of it.


Dirt and bacterias are under your nails, not in your nails. That's what I meant. :D And since you're mention protein, you can also eat your hair if you want. :p

TRfan23
12-10-10, 12:07
Dirt and bacterias are under your nails, not in your nails. That's what I meant. :D And since you're mention protein, you can also eat your hair if you want. :p

Apparently dead skin to ;)

Liara
12-10-10, 12:14
Reminds me of this friend who used to let her nails grow to a freakish length, and she was still able to wash dishes and type. She just bent her fingers upwards so the nails would get out of the way, and went on with her business as if it was normal. Imagine breaking one of those nails... *cringe*

Los Angeles
12-10-10, 12:51
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:vlol:

:vlol: Lorenda...

Aozdbhvn7uc

SGRaider
12-10-10, 13:37
Mine are pretty long (well usually, atm they are very short) and I have no problems with typing or doing anything else. I even feel strange now that they are so short.

xXhayleyroxXx
12-10-10, 13:42
I type with my finger pads? Long nails don't get it the way :p

Legend 4ever
12-10-10, 13:58
I never understood how anyone could bite their nails. Mine are so strong I would probably break my teeth. Plus, I'd be scared because I migh bite off too much and cause the nailbeds to bleed.

I type with my nails, they're always pretty long. I have no problem doing it.

voltz
13-10-10, 01:15
*clip* *clip* *clip*

Edit: FREEEEEEEEEEEEEEDOM!!!!

Melonie Tomb Raider
13-10-10, 01:23
I don't like my fingernails too long, they freak me out. Granted, I don't like them too short, either. Long enough to look feminine, but nothing that will prohibit me from typing or playing guitar.

t-raider26
13-10-10, 03:58
Aozdbhvn7uc

^:vlol:


EDIT: I should have read through the thread first :pi:
As for me, I type with my fingers but text with my nails. When my nails get too long though it's such a mission to text :/

SkyPuppy
13-10-10, 04:02
*clip* *clip* *clip*

Edit: FREEEEEEEEEEEEEEDOM!!!!

and how does it feel?

Scurvy
13-10-10, 07:27
There's something called "Stopit" in the UK that tastes like nothing on earth, its vile. Stopped me when i was younger....that and the promise of a Millenium Falcon :o

Never stopped me :vlol:

Lara Croft!
13-10-10, 10:20
I have long nails, but not so much as to interfere with my typing. The only thing I find sometimes annoying is when I try to remove my contact lenses.

touchthesky
13-10-10, 10:23
Use your pads to type, not your nails.

CerebralAssassin
14-10-10, 12:55
I can't figure out why some people bite their nails...

meh...nail-biting genes,I guess

Liara
14-10-10, 12:58
^ Anxiety, frustration or boredom. When I was a kid I used to bite my nails when I received low grades and was worried what my folks would say. I thankfully outgrew that habit. ^.^

the ancient
14-10-10, 16:53
it is frustating to try it =/

Sgt BOMBULOUS
14-10-10, 16:57
So wait a minute here... Voltz is a female? I had no idea. :p