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Do You Have A "test Phrase"?


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#301 lmarine0510

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Posted 09 November 2014 - 03:21

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet...



#302 nyx_h

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Posted 09 November 2014 - 09:45

Deep into that darkness peering,
Long I stood there wondering, fearing
Doubting, dreaming dreams
No mortal ever dared to dream before

- from Poe's The Raven

 

or the entirety of JRR Tolkien's The Riddle of Strider


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Posted 10 November 2014 - 02:56

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Posted 20 November 2014 - 00:25

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        Fred

....say good night....

....good nite....



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Posted 20 November 2014 - 02:42

"In the town where I was born,

Lived a man who sailed the sea.

And he told us of his life,

In the land of submarines."

 

;-)


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Posted 20 November 2014 - 07:06

"This day winding down now,
At God speeded summer's end
In the torrent salmon sun
In my seashaken house
On a breakneck of rocks........"


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Posted 20 November 2014 - 07:07

"In the town where I was born,

Lived a man who sailed the sea.

And he told us of his life,

In the land of submarines."

 

;-)

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Posted 20 November 2014 - 10:33

I write a passage from one of my favorite poets:

 

No!

I'm going down 2 Alphabet Street
I'm gonna crown the first girl that I meet
I'm gonna talk so sexy
She'll want me from my head 2 my feet

Yeah, yeah, yeah
Yes she will
Yeah, yeah, yeah (Yeah)
Yeah, yeah, yeah


Edited by davidv7, 20 November 2014 - 10:36.


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Posted 20 November 2014 - 15:52

Capitalisima serluswaga

 

It doesn't say or mean anything that I know of. It's just what my hand wants to write when it's not writing anything. 

 

It came from an old Voice of America commercial from when I was a child. There was a young (I'm assuming Russian) child in chains repeating the (phonetically spelled, from what little I can remember) phrase during the short commercial. I once ran it by a Russian friend of mine, but she couldn't make any sense of it. 

 

I have no idea how it became my test phrase, but I've been using it since before I can remember. I used to write it as one long word. I started breaking it about a year ago.


Edited by foamy, 20 November 2014 - 15:56.


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Posted 20 November 2014 - 16:43

I always write down the pen's brand and model, what ink i'm using, and the standard "the quick brown fox..."



#311 Freddy

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Posted 21 November 2014 - 01:10

Today's test phrase..........................................................

 

Boogie Oogie Oogie..A Taste of Honey..that's the way I like it...................................................

 

        Fred



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Posted 21 November 2014 - 02:41

"For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son so that whoever believes in Him would never perish, but have everlasting life. 

 

That's my always test phrase 



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Posted 21 November 2014 - 03:49

Here are my current phrases.

 

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Posted 23 November 2014 - 00:37

Yesterdays current phrase..........................................

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Howabout Guess That Phrase...Folks..No Cheatin'.....Some examples:

 

character is how you treat those who can do nothing for you.

 

never trouble another for what you can do..

 

it's a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy 

with out money...

 

when you have to shoot..Shoot! don't talk....

 

atsa a good one. i give you three guesses.....

 

stupidity has a knack of getting its way......

 

some folks like to think out loud and wanna talk about it...............................

 

Must see what my hand writin' looks like today...............................................

 

          Fred



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Posted 23 November 2014 - 23:50

I used to use a barrage of horrific Russian obscenities, as it tends to have a lot of ascenders and descenders in it, and from time to time I still do.

But now I tend to prefer to write out the lyrics to "By The Bonnie Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond", it's a lot more refined and less likely to offend any passing Russians.

Edited by Ego Id Veto, 23 November 2014 - 23:51.

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Posted 24 November 2014 - 01:28

"if this doesn't work well, I am sending it back"



#317 kkshadow

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Posted 24 November 2014 - 03:05

Tantae molis erat Romanam condere gentem.  

 

It's what I remember from Latin class in high school.

 

Also Dura! Forsan et haec olim meminisse juvabit.  When we graduated, everyone got a leather keychain with that phrase in gold embossed on it.  

Something like "Endure!"  You will look back fondly on these times."  Thank you, Miss Fleming!


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Posted 25 November 2014 - 13:47

For some strange reason I write " One man and his dog went to mow a meadow " I think it's come from the kids.
Or the dogs name Albie Albertino as I like the way the pen flows.
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#319 MidasAU

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Posted 25 November 2014 - 13:59

I usually write the name of the pen, the ink, color and what I am thinking about the writing. Hopefully very smooth with no gaps. Started writing easily. I should use this pen/ink more to do such and such.



#320 Freddy

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Posted 25 November 2014 - 18:38

I say son..Dogs..Well Bow wow..................................

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       Fred

Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli..Liebestraum #3..next track..........

Cheek To Cheek..Fred Astaire...............................................................................


Edited by Freddy, 25 November 2014 - 18:41.


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Posted 25 November 2014 - 21:59

I'm pretty simple.  I also tend to write the pen name and a little description, and I usually manage to put "I love you, Marsha!" in there somewhere.

 

I have a note on my refrigerator that is a running series of that phrase using several pens and inks.



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Posted 27 November 2014 - 00:36

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Posted 29 November 2014 - 00:16

Two days later................................................

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            Fred

 

Let's Think: That's the first Law of Survival.....................................................................................................................................



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Posted 29 November 2014 - 02:01

"Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again."



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Posted 29 November 2014 - 10:35

Hello Everyone,

 

"First write test," followed by "pass" or "fail"; followed by pen brand and model; nib size and ink brand/color.  Then if I'm impressed by anything, a little commentary. 

 

Best regards,

 

Chris


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#326 Freddy

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Posted 30 November 2014 - 03:07

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It was a pleasure to burn...Mother died today...I was born in the year 1632...It was love at first sight...

I'm a regular truffle hunter...

 

With thought..patience..and discrimination..book passion becomes the 

signature of a person's character......

 

Since then, at an uncertain hour, 

That agony returns,

And till my ghastly tale is told

This heart within me burns. 

S.T. C.

 

Well now it's time to say goodbye to Jed and all his kin.

They would like to thank you folks fer kindly droppin' in.

You're invited back again to this locality.

To have a heapin' helpin' of their hospitality...............

Y'all come back now........................................................

 

    Fred



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Posted 07 December 2014 - 01:25

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                Fred



#328 Don Zardeone

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Posted 10 December 2014 - 20:36

Started writing Invictus https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Invictus

 

Also write whatever phrases I hear.


I tend to ramble and write wallotexts. Beware of the wallotexts!

#329 Freddy

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Posted 12 December 2014 - 00:50

Five days later............................................

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     Fred

be aware of the kinds of magic language can perform