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Old 28 March 2017, 08:56 AM   #1
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Today I added my first ballpoint to the collection. Little more practical for getting things done. I feel like the fountain pens can come across pretentious if writing a lot outside of the house. How do you guys feel about it? Do you ever get looks for having a statement pen? I'm sure I'll continue to keep them in my daily rotation though
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Old 5 April 2017, 12:00 PM   #2
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Nice Collection! Sometimes I do get looks for using a FP, but I work in a bank so it doesn't come off as *too* pretentious (unless someone asks me what a MB costs, then it does :-p ) I have a MB rollerball too, which you're right, is more practical. Buuut... it's just not the same writing experience.
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Old 5 April 2017, 12:28 PM   #3
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I feel like the fountain pens can come across pretentious if writing a lot outside of the house.
Never considered what others might think about me using a fountain pen. After all I don't laugh (at least not out loud) when they pull out a ball point or roller ball.
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Old 10 April 2017, 02:15 AM   #4
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My work entails filling out a form every day, which has multiple copies, so carrying a ballpoint is mandatory. Wherever I pull out a fountain pen, it causes comments which are always complimentary.
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Great ballpoint pen congrats!
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Old 11 April 2017, 03:41 PM   #6
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Opinions outside the house be damned! I'm rocking this madness at work tomorrow
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