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Pretend that you're able to write without reading.

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  • 85

    Cait

    4 years ago

    wouldnt you eventually just teach yourself how to write?

    • 17

      BillyBob

      1 year ago

      Well, then presumably we could teach our selfs to read. We all did it once already... but the inability to write would be less of a set back.

    • 2

      Sausecoat

      1 year ago

      The letters and numbers in school when we were young is there,in front of you.You didnt notice them if you cant write

    • 6

      jemm13

      11 months ago

      type everything

    • 1

      Micah Philson

      8 months ago

      I am bad at writing, but love reading. Besides, my handwriting looks like a constipated doctor in a hurry. Also, COMPUTERS, people, however cheating that may be.

    • 1

      Oscar Subagya

      7 months ago

      or you can not write and use computers etc.

    • 1

      Samuel

      6 months ago

      Reading is more helpful, and TYPING!!!!

    • 1

      Bradsta

      5 months ago

      No more essays!

    • 1

      Wayne Rooney

      2 months ago

      technically, it would count as a condition, so......... NO HOMEWORK SUKAS

  • 33

    Zach Dunn

    4 years ago

    Not being able to write would cripple you. Also, I'd just listen to audiobooks whenever possible.

    • 113

      Gavin Morrison II

      2 years ago

      not being able to read would cripple you. Road signs, maps, GPS, caller display, instruction manuals, videogames, the internet would all become useless. Also, I'd just read a book!

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      John Welch

      1 year ago

      I think it would be crippling to be able to write but not know wtf you just wrote.

    • 20

      YouFailin3D

      1 year ago

      If you didn't know how to read... How could you possibly know what you're writing?

    • 16

      Manuel Medina Rodriguez

      1 year ago

      How would you find the audio book on your computer iPhone/iPad if you can't read?

    • 5

      Meydafuq

      1 year ago

      Just use Siri, then you don't need to know how to write.

    • 4

      Micah Philson

      8 months ago

      I am bad at writing, but love reading. Besides, my handwriting looks like a constipated doctor in a hurry. Also, COMPUTERS, people, however cheating that may be.

    • 3

      Anthony Whitaker

      6 months ago

      If yoou can write, you can still read. If you can't read, how the hell do you know what your writing. LOL

    • 2

      applesarerubbish

      5 months ago

      If im not reading, im not living. Also audiobooks kind a scare me like "And the wizard raised his wand and shouted" *recording stops and new voice says* "I can see you..." like no audiobooks, thanks!

    • 1

      #eatcheese

      5 months ago

      Coment if ur awesome

    • 1

      CoD_FLaMe

      5 months ago

      But then u cant read manga

    • 0

      saraa

      3 months ago

      Yeah, I thought that. With maps just listen to sat-navs, with books just listen to an audio.. And that's all you really need. You can talk so theirs no need to be able to read.

    • 0

      Fly Guy

      3 months ago

      I had someone read all of this to me.. I don't like what I heard

  • 28

    Roze

    4 years ago

    Think of all that you read, all the time, every day. You don't write nearly that much. Much more crippling to be unable to read

  • 17

    Knapsack

    4 years ago

    Not being able to read would keep you from getting around. example- what if you need a restroom? there isn't always a picture buddy

  • 10

    deafside

    3 years ago

    Not being able to read would cripple you. It's called technology. You would be able to type, just not handwrite. Not being able to read would take away all communication. Also, if you know how to write but not read, that is redundant. You wouldn't be able to read anything you wrote!

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    ChalngeAccepted

    3 years ago

    Reading makes you more intelligent, and open minded. It helps you better understand the nuances of the language that you are reading in. Even if I couldn't write, I could always have someone write down my thoughts for me.

  • 4

    rando

    4 years ago

    i owe my life to reading.

  • 1

    artemis3

    1 month ago

    I can type!

  • 3

    xgothasaurusxx

    2 years ago

    You'd never be able to drive or go anywhere alone if you can't read. You can't read traffic signs or maps. You'd be fucked.

  • 2

    Big D

    2 years ago

    not be able to read? no internet? OH HELL NO

  • 2

    AtheistPanda

    2 years ago

    Who needs writing when you have typing.

  • 2

    overtherainbow

    3 years ago

    I would just type. Like I am doing now. Reading is crucial to living. For example, can't read the allergy warnings on a package of cookies? Die of walnut allergies.

  • 1

    Elas

    5 months ago

    If you can read you can write, at least you can learn pretty easily

  • 0

    katie

    2 weeks ago

    Sorry I couldn't read the question

  • 1

    Alex Evans

    7 months ago

    Well fuck

  • 0

    Salomé

    3 weeks ago

    If you can't read how do you know what you wrote?

  • 0

    Mikeyyyyy

    3 weeks ago

    Read a book on how to write

  • 0

    Mikeyyyyy

    3 weeks ago

    Read a book on how to write

  • 0

    Nadia

    4 weeks ago

    I was like I wanna know how to read...and then I clicked the wrong one -.-

  • 1

    Chris

    10 months ago

    YOU DONT NEED VIDEO GAMES TO WRITE!!! OH YEAH

  • 0

    Magnus1122

    4 weeks ago

    If you can't read, then how can you write?

  • 0

    Carmik

    1 month ago

    Time to proofread my English essay... Wait what the fuck?!!

  • 1

    Danny Acosta Jr.

    1 year ago

    I MEANT NOT KNOW HOW TO WRITE, THAT WAS AN ACCIDENT

  • 0

    #Asha

    1 month ago

    I

    • 0

      #Asha

      1 month ago

      I love both but reading is my all time hobby and if you can't write you could just be like (school) 'sorry I was born with a hand condition where I can't write, oh well, no more English'

  • 1

    The Law

    1 year ago

    Didn't say anything about typing.

  • 1

    Renzo Oxales

    1 year ago

    At least you can type

  • 1

    manny147jm

    1 year ago

    Whats the point of writing if you can't read it back.

  • 1

    AnnaBanana

    1 year ago

    If you can't read, you can't function. How can you read labels, documents, texts, letters, damn, how can you read from this website, from facebook, YOU JUST CAN'T DO ANYTHING. :((

  • 1

    Chris

    1 year ago

    What does this say?

  • 1

    RikuXander

    1 year ago

    You couldn't write if you didn't know how to read. How else would you know what you were writing?

  • 1

    xion

    1 year ago

    if can write not read you wont be able to read your work

  • 1

    Norman MacAngus

    1 year ago

    If you can't read, how would you be able to write?

  • 1

    Esha

    1 year ago

    wouldn't you be able to write if you could read?...

  • 1

    BloodyKnives

    1 year ago

    Fuck books anyway

    • 2

      Millie

      1 year ago

      Crap I didn't mean to agree, I was going to reply: Erm, you wouldn't even be able to read this post... or the question... or anything really.

    • 2

      BloodyKnives

      1 year ago

      I was drunk when i typed that

  • 1

    Brian 鄺伯恆 Kwon

    2 years ago

    This question collapses on itself ecause if you can write, you have the linguistic ability of reading...

    • 0

      Sergeanto Bajos

      1 year ago

      That's what I was thinking if you can write you must be able to read its a prereq

  • 1

    Zack

    2 years ago

    This doesn't even make sense you can't write without knowing how to read and viceversa

  • 1

    jon

    2 years ago

    I mostly type anyways.

  • 1

    Alduin_World_Eater

    2 years ago

    At least I can type :D

  • 1

    Joe

    2 years ago

    come on if you couldnt read how would you be able to write??

  • 1

    THE SEAN

    2 years ago

    If you learn how to write, you'd know how to read but not vice versa so it's pretty obvious.

  • 0

    liz

    1 month ago

    Ac

  • 0

    liz

    1 month ago

    Actually it is possible to be able to read and not write

  • 0

    BigMcLarge

    1 month ago

    I can always type :)

  • 1

    p01arb33r

    2 years ago

    you could type instead of writing

  • 0

    ThuDovahNok

    1 month ago

    If you can't read, then you technically can't write, because you won't be able to read what you wrote.

  • 0

    ThuDovahNok

    1 month ago

    If you can't read, then you technically can't write, because you won't be able to read what you wrote.

  • 0

    Pete Anderson

    1 month ago

    Not be able to write. If you can't read then you won't know what you are writing

  • 0

    Erik

    1 month ago

    just type instead.

  • 0

    CreativeUsername

    2 months ago

    Who needs to write when you can type.

  • 0

    Jordan Traylor

    2 months ago

    If you can't read, you won't be able to write since you have to understand what your actually writing.

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