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    what do we call these hands?

    Nivrel call them "Losange-style"

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    Google "losange hands" and of the various different hands that come up the only ones which are in this style are on Nivrels. Nivrel nomenclature is clearly a bit creative.

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    Any ideas?

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    They are very close to pencil style hands except for the curvature at the point. A true pencil style hand has straight sides on the pointy end.

    I think of them as syringe-style hands because they curve into a needlelike point.

    I have similar hands on my Partitio but I don't recall anyone defining the hand style. Maybe pointer style is appropriate? They have the same purpose as index style hands (finely defined ends) but a slightly different shape.

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    I always called the 'syringe hands' but that might just be me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Matt View Post
    I always called the 'syringe hands' but that might just be me.
    No, Fuzzy calls them that too

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    Quote Originally Posted by Der Amf View Post
    Nivrel call them "Losange-style"

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    Google "losange hands" and of the various different hands that come up the only ones which are in this style are on Nivrels. Nivrel nomenclature is clearly a bit creative.

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    Any ideas?
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    There probably is a term for them, but I used to refer to them as 'picket-fence'. Even Ofrei's list of Omega hands doesn't really name them.

    http://www.ofrei.com/page764.html

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    syringe-style hands
    That is the term I am familiar with as well for this type of hand shape.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FuzzyB View Post
    I think of them as syringe-style hands because they curve into a needlelike point.
    Quote Originally Posted by Matt View Post
    I always called the 'syringe hands' but that might just be me.
    Quote Originally Posted by Nokie View Post
    That is the term I am familiar with as well for this type of hand shape.
    Three people in agreement, and it being the only suggested term which appears to be exclusive to the style....that's good enough for me

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    what do we call these hands?

    Condom hands?

    Seriously I think syringe hands is an apt one especially with the lume that makes it look like the syringe is filled.

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