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When is the last time you have used a typewriter

Used one still today
0 (0%)
A couple of months or less
0 (0%)
Less than six months (but more than a couple of months)
0 (0%)
Less than a year but over six months
1 (3%)
In the last five years but over a year
0 (0%)
In the last ten years but over five years
1 (3%)
Greater than ten years but less than twenty
9 (27.3%)
More than twenty years (but I have used one)
22 (66.7%)
Never used a typewriter in my life
0 (0%)
What is this typewriter you ask about?
0 (0%)

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Re: Typewriters - When is the last time you used one?
« Reply #15 on: July 12, 2015, 01:08:07 PM »
I can't remember.  Maybe about 12 years ago.  My father has a Smith Corona Electric typewriter and we'd still use to make labels for certain things.

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Re: Typewriters - When is the last time you used one?
« Reply #16 on: July 12, 2015, 10:40:08 PM »
In 1999 I used an IBM Selectric III owned by the Classics department at the University of Vermont to type up my graduate school applications.  I composed all my responses in Ms Word and then typed them into the forms.  I swore when I was done that I would never do anything like that again.  Thankfully, I've never needed to.
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Re: Typewriters - When is the last time you used one?
« Reply #17 on: July 13, 2015, 07:13:50 AM »
In 1999 I used an IBM Selectric III owned by the Classics department at the University of Vermont to type up my graduate school applications.  I composed all my responses in Ms Word and then typed them into the forms.  I swore when I was done that I would never do anything like that again.  Thankfully, I've never needed to.

The last few times I have done forms, I downloaded them in PDF and filled them out that way.
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