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Do You Want To Be An Ink Tester?

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#21 amberleadavis

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Posted 21 June 2014 - 18:48

Also, would you rather receive it concentrated and dilute it yourself or receive it at the correct strength?


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Posted 21 June 2014 - 18:51

I can do either dilute or concentrate. I also vote for blue. :)

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Posted 21 June 2014 - 18:52

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Erm, I mean, YES PLEASE . . . 

 

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Posted 21 June 2014 - 19:27

Am I running late as usual? I've noticed you seem to live to tempt me with this inky extravagance! If I'm not to late for the assigning of elves, or if per chance we've made it to troll on the faerie scale, please count me in!

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Posted 21 June 2014 - 19:30

My vote is for blue first. Also no preference for either diluted or concentrated.

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Posted 21 June 2014 - 19:45

Blue would chime in excellently with my current interest. And I think concentrated would be best. Don't fly water when you don't need to. But, instructions for how much water to add to get a normal ink might then be required...

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Posted 21 June 2014 - 19:46

Either or it matters not to me . Just pleased to be a part of the global ink testing community :)


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Posted 21 June 2014 - 19:57

If you still need another participant, I would love to be one!  :)


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Posted 21 June 2014 - 20:01

mhguda had a good point. Part of the reason for concentrated, or powdered ink is that shipping water, even if you're carrying it yourself, takes weight that may not be needed. 

 

I say to ship it concentrated with instructions. I would imagine it would eventually be sold undiluted, so this could also test our ability to actually follow instructions. (oh, no! I'm in trouble already!)

 

Blue is fine, black is fine, either one. 

 

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Posted 21 June 2014 - 21:07

Also, would you rather receive it concentrated and dilute it yourself or receive it at the correct strength?

 

The correct strength would make it easier to compare different experiences. On the other hand, if everyone follows the instruction for diluting ...



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Posted 21 June 2014 - 21:23

I would like to see blue ink and to receive it at the correct strength.


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Posted 21 June 2014 - 21:52

Just saw this. I would love to participate if it's not too late.



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Posted 21 June 2014 - 21:55

mhguda had a good point. Part of the reason for concentrated, or powdered ink is that shipping water, even if you're carrying it yourself, takes weight that may not be needed. 

 

I say to ship it concentrated with instructions. I would imagine it would eventually be sold undiluted, so this could also test our ability to actually follow instructions. (oh, no! I'm in trouble already!)

 

Blue is fine, black is fine, either one. 

 

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Posted 21 June 2014 - 23:13

I've just realized that I have far more pens than I have inks, so I'd love to try out something exotic and new! I'll take the concentrated form - I have access to sufficient gadgetry and resources that I can reconstitute it accurately with ease. I have a slight preference for blue or purple, but I'm fine with anything.



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Posted 22 June 2014 - 01:59

Yes, I want to become an ink tester for fun and profit. Or just for fun, or ... nevermind, I would love to test out the inks. One advantage or sending out the ink at the proper strength is uniformity in testing. However, sending out concentrated ink would be a real world test of the viability of selling ink in a powder form. 


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Posted 22 June 2014 - 03:01

I think blue would be fun to start with, might be able to show a bit more character than a black.

 

On the form of the ink, it depends on our judgement of the ink's properties (therefore correct concentration) or a sale-environment (undiluted).


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Posted 22 June 2014 - 04:13

Oh, please, pick me, pick me!

 

I would also vote for blue.

 

And either concentrated or correct strength would be fine, but I can't promise to get distilled water, which would be a pain.



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Posted 22 June 2014 - 04:29

I would love to participate  with the blue batches since I love blue. I think the ink should be sent as any seller would, diluted to its formulated strength to avoid variations determined by users, type of water, etc… Not all waters are the same. 



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Posted 22 June 2014 - 04:57

I like the idea of starting with blue. And concentrated sounds like fun to me.

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Posted 22 June 2014 - 17:27

Not sure if you would need more participants.  This sounds like an exciting prospect and I would be willing to help out.  However, I have never done an ink review before.  I have some inks that I need to review (currently have no reviews on FPN), and I think I have all the raw ingredients I need to do a review (pens, papers); but, I have not figured out what all I want to do for a review.  I suppose selection here would force me to figure that out though.







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