Are you a reader or a skimmer?

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  1. Moms-Secret profile image81
    Moms-Secretposted 6 years ago

    Are you a reader or a skimmer?

  2. gabrielthomas72 profile image75
    gabrielthomas72posted 6 years ago

    Definitely a reader. I could never say I have read a book and know that I have skimmed it trying to pick out the best/important bits.

  3. lburmaster profile image82
    lburmasterposted 6 years ago

    A reader. If you skim you miss special parts. Skimming makes a bad ending most of the time.

  4. DearBandit profile image61
    DearBanditposted 6 years ago

    Ummm, I am a reader, but there are times when I want to be a skimmer! I am trying to read 100 books in a year, so I do feel like skimming at times!

    Moms-Secret are you a skimmer or a reader?

  5. ladeda profile image60
    ladedaposted 6 years ago

    I usually skim right at first until something captures my attention. Then I'm definitely a reader! Once I know I'm interested, I go straight back to the beginning and try not to miss a word.

  6. joanake profile image63
    joanakeposted 6 years ago

    I only skim when i'm trying to figure out if that is a book or article worth reading. Otherwise I would concentrate on reading... if it happens to be something that captures my attention.

  7. dahoglund profile image80
    dahoglundposted 6 years ago

    I think one has to vary their reading technique depending on the purpose of reading the material. If one is reading for pleasure, than reading is the thing to do. If one is doing research, than skim for essential information.

  8. LaThing profile image73
    LaThingposted 6 years ago

    Depends on what I am reading, and why I am reading!

 
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