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G1 Keyboard typing gibberish

Lately I been typing text messages or emails and suddenly the keyboard starts putting out gibberish. It's as if I hit the alt key by mistake (even though I know I didn't) and am getting secondary functions. For instance, the letter H puts out a series of random letters and symbols and the space bar puts out gibberish and opens the menu. Other times it works perfectly. Has anybody else experienced this problem?

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