I took care of the extra posts.
I learned how to knit English, I'm decidedly right-handed, so that's what I do. I can knit continental, but why change? I just have to concentrate a lot more on each stitch and that certainly doesn't make it faster for me. It bothers me when people say conti is the 'right' way--it's not. It's just a different way. Faster? Maybe. But I've certainly managed to produce a thing or two.