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#1 zoniguana

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Posted 01 January 2014 - 04:22

Got anything you'd like to give away rather than sell? This is the place. Members who have pens or related items they'd like to pass on and give away will have a home here, should they want one. Please remember to state if you're only willing to ship the item within your own country. Members who claim stuff shouldn't feel that they need to have something of their own to pass on immediately, though. Even if it's years later, the magic should still work. It all comes back - eventually!

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#2 zoniguana

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Posted 01 January 2014 - 04:23

Happy New Year everybody!!
Keep it going!

Edited by zoniguana, 01 January 2014 - 04:35.

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Posted 01 January 2014 - 04:36

Me first... Me first!!!

 

 

Dying to PIF the following..... to all the AMAZING and generous people on FPN!!!

 

I have a set of Toucan Inks coming my way in the new year... These are AUSTRALIAN inks... only found in JustWrite.com.AU!!

 

 

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http://www.fountainp...k-at-justwrite/

 

 

I am PIF'ing a set of samples .. 14 in total to one of the best PIF'er of 2013!!!

 

Send me a note..  you don't have to tell me what you have done... I have followed the PIF thread since the beginning of 2013 and I know who you wonderful people are... :D :D

 

 

:lol: :lol: HAPPY NEW 2014 EVERYONE!!!! :lol: :lol:


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Posted 01 January 2014 - 06:28

I am PIF'ing a set of samples .. 14 in total to one of the best PIF'er of 2013!!!
 
:lol: :lol: HAPPY NEW 2014 EVERYONE!!!! :lol: :lol:

 

Ooooooooo.....nice one.



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Posted 01 January 2014 - 08:19

Just wanted to say the toucan inks are rather nice, I only have a pouch of the forest green but it has a very nice olive to fern green color.


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Posted 01 January 2014 - 11:26

New Year, New PIF
Parker Jotter Fountain Pen Brand New in packaging.
Black barrel, silver coloured cap, medium nib.
To go to a New Fountain Pen User or a Student who can't afford a new pen.
I'll throw in a converter, some ink and paper samples too.
Members may apply on behalf of a deserving person as I realise such people may not be members (yet).
No previous winners of my (or any other) PIFs please.
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Posted 01 January 2014 - 11:48

Me first... Me first!!!

 

 

Dying to PIF the following..... to all the AMAZING and generous people on FPN!!!

 

I have a set of Toucan Inks coming my way in the new year... These are AUSTRALIAN inks... only found in JustWrite.com.AU!!

 

 

fpn_1388551888__toucan.jpg

 

 

http://www.fountainp...k-at-justwrite/

 

 

I am PIF'ing a set of samples .. 14 in total to one of the best PIF'er of 2013!!!

 

Send me a note..  you don't have to tell me what you have done... I have followed the PIF thread since the beginning of 2013 and I know who you wonderful people are... :D :D

 

 

:lol: :lol: HAPPY NEW 2014 EVERYONE!!!! :lol: :lol:

I recommend alc3261! 



#8 georges zaslavsky

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Posted 01 January 2014 - 14:59

I have sadly nothing to give nor to sell


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#9 Cyber6

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Posted 01 January 2014 - 15:08

I have sadly nothing to give nor to sell

 

That's ok George...   I will gladly take some wine instead..  I am sure you have some of that to share... :lol:


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#10 georges zaslavsky

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Posted 01 January 2014 - 15:11

 

That's ok George...   I will gladly take some wine instead..  I am sure you have some of that to share... :lol:

 

Sure, if you ever come to Paris, I can invite to great place where to taste wine and have a good breakfast ;)


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Posted 01 January 2014 - 15:20

Way to go Cyber6, nice to see you doing the first PIF for 2014. Happy New Year to all.
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Posted 01 January 2014 - 16:43

I recommend alc3261! 

I nominate her as well!!


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Posted 01 January 2014 - 16:56

I recommend alc3261! 

 

Can't argue with that.



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Posted 01 January 2014 - 18:57

I think I may have something lying around some where I could PIF that I don't really like but I  think I will mark my 500th post with placing it up. 



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Posted 01 January 2014 - 19:54

That is so awesome of you.  I know the lucky recipient will be happy.  ^_^  Good luck to you all and happy new year!

 

Me first... Me first!!!

 

 

Dying to PIF the following..... to all the AMAZING and generous people on FPN!!!

 

I have a set of Toucan Inks coming my way in the new year... These are AUSTRALIAN inks... only found in JustWrite.com.AU!!

 

 

fpn_1388551888__toucan.jpg

 

 

http://www.fountainp...k-at-justwrite/

 

 

I am PIF'ing a set of samples .. 14 in total to one of the best PIF'er of 2013!!!

 

Send me a note..  you don't have to tell me what you have done... I have followed the PIF thread since the beginning of 2013 and I know who you wonderful people are... :D :D

 

 

:lol: :lol: HAPPY NEW 2014 EVERYONE!!!! :lol: :lol:


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Posted 01 January 2014 - 19:55

I vote for Alc.  Alc is always doing such neat PIFs for those who are new to the world of fountain pens.  


"Intelligence plus character – that is the true goal of education." - Martin Luther King Jr.

"Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition." - Jacques Barzun

“Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.” ― Albert Einstein

“A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.” ― Nelson Mandela

“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” ― Aristotle

 


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Posted 01 January 2014 - 19:57

I wish I knew of someone I could apply for but I don't.  >_<  

 

New Year, New PIF
Parker Jotter Fountain Pen Brand New in packaging.
Black barrel, silver coloured cap, medium nib.
To go to a New Fountain Pen User or a Student who can't afford a new pen.
I'll throw in a converter, some ink and paper samples too.
Members may apply on behalf of a deserving person as I realise such people may not be members (yet).
No previous winners of my (or any other) PIFs please.
Photo to be added later.


"Intelligence plus character – that is the true goal of education." - Martin Luther King Jr.

"Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition." - Jacques Barzun

“Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.” ― Albert Einstein

“A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.” ― Nelson Mandela

“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” ― Aristotle

 


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Posted 02 January 2014 - 12:38

Happy New Year FPN!!

 

Just before Christmas I bought a few more inks from Diamine, and fell in love with their Ancient Copper. I bought a couple of bottles, and I'd like to share this amazing colour with someone else.
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So, I have a 30ml bottle of Diamine Ancient Copper to give way to one Aussie user. Like my last PIF, I'd prefer that this goes to someone who doesn't have the means to blow money on inks, and who actually has an interest in this colour.

 

There is a quick review and some discussion on the ink here.

 

Shoot me a PM and I'll pick a "winner" next week ;)



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Posted 02 January 2014 - 15:27

Happy New Year FPN!!

 

Just before Christmas I bought a few more inks from Diamine, and fell in love with their Ancient Copper. I bought a couple of bottles, and I'd like to share this amazing colour with someone else.
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So, I have a 30ml bottle of Diamine Ancient Copper to give way to one Aussie user. Like my last PIF, I'd prefer that this goes to someone who doesn't have the means to blow money on inks, and who actually has an interest in this colour.

 

There is a quick review and some discussion on the ink here.

 

Shoot me a PM and I'll pick a "winner" next week ;)

 

Beautiful color, beetle! Someone will be lucky to win this.



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Posted 02 January 2014 - 18:08

I've got a bunch of stuff to give away, and I hope someone wants it.   :)  Canada only please!  This doesn't all need to go to the same person, and I'm happiest if a few people pick out a few things they want, so I can spread this around.  

 

 

a)  Paperblanks book CLAIMED 

 

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I've used some of it as an ink notebook, but I decided I didn't love the paper and abandoned it.  Most of it is still empty, and what pages do have writing look like this.

 

 

 

 

 Batman pen case  CLAIMED 

 

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c)  Three unused Wality Airmail demos - blue, blue/green, and green (L to R) - all spoken for

 

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where to get the ink & info about my reviews!

 

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Posted 02 January 2014 - 18:10

Beautiful color, beetle! Someone will be lucky to win this.


It is indeed a gorgeous color. Be advised of the "creeping crud" that it tends to produce in nibs. Harmless, wipes off, but freaky looking! :-D I'd hate to see anybody get a bad rap on it!

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Posted 02 January 2014 - 18:11

A few more items!

 

d)  an initial wax seal ('S')

 

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e)  wax sticks **for a glue gun** for sealing - gold and silver, a double lot of each (ie. two boxes stuck together, and one or two sticks used from each)

 

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f)  BONUS - blue leather luggage tag, unused and still sealed

 

 

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where to get the ink & info about my reviews!

 

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#23 migo984

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Posted 02 January 2014 - 18:21

What a wonderfully quirky lot Saskia. Wish I lived in Canada :) 


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Posted 02 January 2014 - 18:21

 

B)  Batman pen case

 

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Now I'm very sad I don't live in Canada. That is an amazing pen case! I love Batman.

 

The winner will be very lucky for all of it, though!


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Posted 02 January 2014 - 18:41

I'm happy to break it up, for people who just want a few things.  It doesn't all need to go to the same person!  I'm going to edit my original post.  :)


where to get the ink & info about my reviews!

 

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Posted 02 January 2014 - 21:10

Let's play a game:

 

Whoever can guess my first PIF, gets the pen. Ask me a question for clue answerable by yes or no. You can keep asking as long as I say Yes until you score a hit. If I reply No, you're out! One person at a time. If you win, I'll gladly mail it for free. On your mark, get set, go...

 

Hint: I'm 62 and I'm older than the pen.


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Posted 02 January 2014 - 21:39

Let's play a game:

 

Whoever can guess my first PIF, gets the pen. Ask me a question for clue answerable by yes or no. You can keep asking as long as I say Yes until you score a hit. If I reply No, you're out! One person at a time. If you win, I'll gladly mail it for free. On your mark, get set, go...

 

Hint: I'm 62 and I'm older than the pen.

 

I'm gonna start off with a wild guess because I can - Is it a Parker 51?

 

(Also, I should totally get immunity if I'm wrong as the first question asker and having to balls to take a wild guess :P )


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Posted 02 January 2014 - 21:42

Let's play a game:

 

Whoever can guess my first PIF, gets the pen. Ask me a question for clue answerable by yes or no. You can keep asking as long as I say Yes until you score a hit. If I reply No, you're out! One person at a time. If you win, I'll gladly mail it for free. On your mark, get set, go...

 

Hint: I'm 62 and I'm older than the pen.

 

Is it made by an american Brand?



#29 Cyber6

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Posted 02 January 2014 - 23:07

(Also, I should totally get immunity if I'm wrong as the first question asker and having to balls to take a wild guess :P )

 

You should?... Why?.. Nothing in the rules about free guesses... or having balls... :lol:   (Sorry.. my competitive nature comes out whenever games are played... :P ...)

 

Waiting on the answer so I can ask my question... "one person at a time".. ;)

 

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Posted 02 January 2014 - 23:12

Thanks to an a-nonny-moose benefactor, I am offering up to a lucky stub neophyte a Bordeaux red Reform Calligraph, pictured below.

 

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The Bordeaux red Reform is quite rare with this nib, especially in this color. It comes near mint, with a gold-plated steel, 1.3mm stub nib and is a piston filler with a clear ink window; the piston works perfectly.

Now here's the catch. I want to give this to somebody who is not familiar with the joys of stubs. Moderators need not apply. Folks who have been members for at least three months, and have really contributed 30+ posts (real posts, not any of the goofy "+1" stuff) are eligible. Obviously, I can't go through checking all yours posts for this, so, be honest, please... I'll leave this running until Jan 12, 2014. May the luckiest win!


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