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#1 wimg


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Posted 11 April 2015 - 10:17

Dearest Members and Visitors to our little Fountain Pen Nut house on the digital prairie,


We are quite excited, because recently, on March 25 to be exact, FPN became the highest ranked (fountain) pen interest site worldwide, beating even the biggest brand name forums to the number one spot!

Currently we are ranked around 32,000 worldwide, and around 13,000 in the USA, this of a total of over 30 million sites all over the world.

Obviously ranking varies a little, on a day by day and seasonal basis, but so far the trend is holding :).


Considering we really are in a relatively narrow niche market, and considering where we came from almost 11 years ago now, I think this is truly amazing, even more so considering we broke through to the top 100,000 literally only 2 years ago, almost to the day!


Not bad going for an entirely volunteer run site :D, and it would not have been possible without you, our active members!


Therefore, congratulations to all, and thank you for your continued support!


Warmest regards, Wim

on behalf of the entire moderator and admin team


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#2 Sasha Royale

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Posted 11 April 2015 - 13:29

No surprise.  I always had good tastes.  (and humility)  

Edited by Sasha Royale, 11 April 2015 - 13:29.

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#3 tomgartin


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Posted 11 April 2015 - 15:53

No surprise to me. We're killing it with our enormous amount of reviews and repair discussions. Keep up the good work everybody.

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#4 The Blue Knight

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Posted 11 April 2015 - 16:05

The best place for unbiased well written reviews for pens,

#5 Mags


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Posted 11 April 2015 - 18:15

Well it is nice to belong to a successful forum.  Congratulations to all who make it number one.

Rob Maguire (Plse call me "M or Mags" like my friends do...)I use a Tablet, Apple Pencil and a fountain pen. Targas, Sailor, MB, Visconti all wonderful.



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Posted 11 April 2015 - 19:43

:bunny01:  :bunny01:  :bunny01:


Great news! FPN Forever! :P

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Posted 11 April 2015 - 22:33

Hip hip hurray for us! :-D 👑




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Posted 12 April 2015 - 18:35

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Posted 13 April 2015 - 00:32

A whole lot of credit goes to the behind-the-scenes people.  Thanks to them all for making this a site we want to come back to again and again.

#10 Rob G

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Posted 13 April 2015 - 05:37




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#11 stevesurf


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Posted 13 April 2015 - 05:39

A whole lot of credit goes to the behind-the-scenes people.  Thanks to them all for making this a site we want to come back to again and again.


Indeed!  The tireless work that moderators and admins do is a pretty amazing labor of love.  We have a little joke in our industry that it would be really difficult to get fired from a volunteer position, but here at FPN there is a tremendous commitment and standard held in light of a wide spectrum of culture and experience.


Well done!

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#12 Mangrove Jack

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Posted 16 April 2015 - 17:10

This is very interesting to know. Super.

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Posted 16 April 2015 - 20:24

Congratulations to all and thanks for the hard work in keeping the site up and running!

#14 Icywolfe


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Posted 21 April 2015 - 21:11

I think it's because of the general topics. And you have people from other forums dumping people here. Like in WuS they dump the newer Fp people here to learn and you get a MB you can go back there.


#15 windabit


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Posted 27 July 2015 - 01:10

Congrats, FPN is the site that I've learn most of fountain pen stuff.




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Posted 27 July 2015 - 01:48

I'd like to think that I had no small part in the success of this forum. No large part, either. Don't spill your wine.

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Posted 27 July 2015 - 16:34

No surprise.  I always had good tastes.  (and humility)  


I was just going to say congratulations, but on second thought, I think Sasha said it better  :)

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Posted 27 July 2015 - 16:39

Viva FPN ! (thanks a lot Admins)  :rolleyes:

#19 mehandiratta


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Posted 28 July 2015 - 19:02

this news is killer...

amazing to hear this...


hip hip hurray for all the members... 

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Posted 28 July 2015 - 19:46

I like it here, it's nice and clean and smells not at all bad. Congrats and thank you to the people who make this site work.

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