Re: Too bad it took a collision
"touch screens because they ignore my old worn fingers"
I find it's usually a combination of too cold and/or too dry. Breathing on the fingertips usually works for me.
It may be the fingers in reality. I know I sometimes struggle with touch screens which I attribute to a fair amount of scar tissue from a lifetime of knife Nick's, soldering burns and the like. How bad it affects me depends very much on the screen but I generally find changing fingers usually works. The pinkies are the most reliable which fits my theory since they're least likely to get pranged but it's very unnatural to use them constantly.