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#1 Karen-Balch


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Posted 18 November 2017 - 01:49

I'm in Rochester, New York - Greece specifically. I'm looking for others to talk inky goodness with and locals to connect with over coffee. 😺

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Posted 18 November 2017 - 02:49

Not in your neck of the woods but welcome to our little corner of the universe from a pen user in San Diego. 

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Posted 18 November 2017 - 03:19

Hello and welcome from Indiana!

Please visit my store A&D Penworx.

Brands we carry: Benu Pen, Conklin, Kaweco, Monteverde, TWSBI - Diamine, J Herbin, KWZ- Clairefontaine, Field Notes, Rhodia, Whitelines

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Posted 18 November 2017 - 03:47

Greetings and welcome to FPN.

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Posted 18 November 2017 - 09:22

Hello and welcome to FPN.  :W2FPN:​ 

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Posted 18 November 2017 - 11:26

Welcome home.  Pull up  stump and set a spell.

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Posted 18 November 2017 - 13:16

Hello and welcome from Baton Rouge, Louisiana...Enjoy your time here

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Posted 18 November 2017 - 21:42

Welcome !   


What's your favorite coffee ?

Auf freiem Grund mit freiem Volke stehn. 
Zum Augenblicke dürft ich sagen: 
Verweile doch, du bist so schön ! 



    Say that again, I have a pen here somewhere...

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Posted 19 November 2017 - 16:18

Hello and Welcome to FPN!! Glad to have you as a member!!


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Posted 20 November 2017 - 09:40

Hello and welcome to FPN, from Cape Town, South Africa.

To sit at one's table on a sunny morning, with four clear hours of uninterruptible security, plenty of nice white paper, and a [fountain] pen - that is true happiness!

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Posted 20 November 2017 - 22:20

Howdy from Pittsburgh!  :W2FPN: 

So -- what pens/inks are you currently using?  I should warn you though that we are all shameless enablers here and will happily help you spend your disposable income on pens, inks, paper, repair tools, ephemera, etc.  

You may (or may not, depending on your budget) want to have a look at the pinned Index to the Ink Reviews Forum.  I had no idea when I got started that there was more than blue, blue-black and black ink....

Ruth Morrisson aka inkstainedruth

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Posted 23 November 2017 - 02:27

Hi there from London!   :W2FPN:

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Posted 04 December 2017 - 01:49

Welcome Karen,


I'm in the near-ish area - Buffalo NY.  

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Posted 04 December 2017 - 03:25

Welcome aboard, from Charleston, SC.

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Posted 04 December 2017 - 03:41

Welcome to FPN from a former WNY resident (Jamestown and Ithaca) now in snowless NE Florida where we are birdsitting your chipping sparrows and goldfinches for the winter.


Ruth is right (or is that write?).  We at FPN are shameless enablers.  Visit the ink reviews and explore and ask questions.  Several vendors will sell you 2 and 3 mL samples of inks to find what what you like before buying whole bottles.  We are in the golden age of inks. 


FPN has a well-deserved reputation for friendliness as well as aiding and abetting paper, pen, and ink addictions.  Welcome aboard.

Dave Campbell
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Posted 04 December 2017 - 23:53

Welcome!  I remember Greece.   I used to live near Highland Park for 8 years, but have long since left to pursue a job offer.   I really enjoyed my time in Rochester.  How I loved The Little Theatre, Eastman House, the Margaret Strong Museum and other local attractions.

"Tea cleared my head and left me with no misapprehensions".
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