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So I will be happily typing along a status update, or a witty reply to some thread or perhaps a video game review when one of my clumsy fingers accidentally mashes the wrong button, or two buttons at once.

And all of a sudden to my dismay a new tab will open up and I the screen will move to that one. Or even worse the tab I am writing in will close.
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I am strongly considering disabling keyboard shortcuts.

I like to think of myself as the kind of person who will intentionally open new tabs with his keyboard rather than having to reach over to the mouse to do this, but it's not realistic. I mean let's be perfectly honest, I don't even use the F keys and furthermore don't know what they do. In fact I have a whole row of favorites that I would guess could take me to a webpage I like in the click of a button that I haven't even bothered to set.

How do you feel about the keyboard shortcut?
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Absolutely hate them. Fat fingers here.
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I love em.

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the less I need to use a mouse the better.
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Due to the the fact that keyboard shortcuts are an absolute must for using a computer in the most efficient way possible, I am going to go out on a limb and guess that frumpish and orangemoose, are how should I say this....

Distinguished Gentlemen?

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I love keyboard shortcuts for the most part. On occasion, I hate them - such as the windows key bouncing me out of video games.

I've been able to deal with ones I don't like - found out how to disable win key, for example. I also use an add-on with Firefox that saves text in text boxes, for when I fat finger and hit cancel or something.
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If you use Firefox, Lazarus Form Recovery is a boon. It automatically saves all "form" inputs so if you suffer from regular fingerfehlers it saves a lot of effort.
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I love my keyboard shortcuts. Don't take them away from me, man. Please!
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I started using computers before computer mice existed. Keyboard shortcuts are an efficient habit for me that I would have trouble living without.
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I have to ask, are the keyboard shortcut haters using laptops?

I love keyboard shortcuts, but I hate laptop keyboards and refuse to use them where at all possible and if was forced to use a laptop on a regular basis I would get a normal keyboard to plug into it just so I didn't have to use the Lilliputian laptop keyboard.
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Come to think of it, I have never had a keyboard shortcut issue on my wife's Macbook.

Only on my desktop PC.
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