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#1 Michael_Hill

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Posted 14 January 2018 - 00:23

 Just checking in and saying hi. I recently got into fountain pens and was looking for a forum, so here I am.  :)



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#2 OCArt

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Posted 14 January 2018 - 00:45

Welcome to our little corner of the universe from a pen user in San Diego. 



#3 Tweel

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Posted 14 January 2018 - 01:26

Hi Michael, from within the boundaries of the same state.


fpn_1375035941__postcard_swap.png * * * "Don't neglect to write me several times from different places when you may."
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#4 Michael_Hill

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Posted 14 January 2018 - 01:35

Welcome to our little corner of the universe from a pen user in San Diego. 

Thank you, glad to be here!



#5 Michael_Hill

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Posted 14 January 2018 - 01:36

Hi Michael, from within the boundaries of the same state.

Hi Tweel, good to know theres a fellow Hoosier around! 



#6 alanshutko

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Posted 14 January 2018 - 01:39

Hi Tweel, good to know theres a fellow Hoosier around! 

 

 

 I grew up in NWIN, but live in St Louis now, where they have a whole other definition of Hoosier...  :gaah:



#7 Tweel

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Posted 14 January 2018 - 02:56

Hi Tweel, good to know theres a fellow Hoosier around! 

 

:) I think there are at least a couple of us lurking around here.

 

 I grew up in NWIN, but live in St Louis now, where they have a whole other definition of Hoosier...  :gaah:

 

Really?  Is it something that can be shared :lol: ?  And what do they make of "Michiana"?


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#8 alanshutko

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Posted 14 January 2018 - 03:27

In St Louis, "hoosier" and "redneck" are interchangeable. Most had no idea it had anything to do with Indiana.  (I mean, haven't they ever heard of basketball?)



#9 Michael_Hill

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Posted 14 January 2018 - 03:37

In St Louis, "hoosier" and "redneck" are interchangeable. Most had no idea it had anything to do with Indiana.  (I mean, haven't they ever heard of basketball?)

Trust me, thats the pot calling the kettle black.  :rolleyes:



#10 DaveT

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Posted 14 January 2018 - 03:54

Hello and welcome from yet another hoosier!

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#11 PAKMAN

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Posted 14 January 2018 - 05:00

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


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#12 mitto

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Posted 14 January 2018 - 07:02

Greetings and welcome to FPN from far far away - Islamabad, Pakistan. Hope you enjoy your time here with us.
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#13 Chrissy

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Posted 14 January 2018 - 09:03

Hello and welcome to FPN.  :W2FPN:​ 



#14 jar

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Posted 14 January 2018 - 11:41

Welcome home.  Pull up a stump and set a spell.


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#15 Herrjaeger

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Posted 14 January 2018 - 15:05

Welcome aboard, from Charleston, SC. If you are a newbie, you might look at the Reference Pages on a website called Richard's Pens: it has a wealth of info about the basics of fountain pens, their use and care, and it will help you avoid making some mistakes. A couple of other websites with useful information for newbies include PenChalet, Jetpens and the Goulet Pen Company. Goulet has made quite a few videos available on their website and on YouTube, which are helpful with some procedures related to FP use. There are a series of posts here, called A Newbies Guide to Inks, which bear reviewing. Bear in mind that how your writing appears on the page is a complex interplay of pen, paper, nib, ink, and handwriting, so be patient as you experiment with these variables. Enjoy, and good luck.
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#16 tbickiii

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Posted 14 January 2018 - 15:29

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


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#17 Henricum_Tropen

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Posted 15 January 2018 - 09:47

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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#18 Wahl

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Posted 15 January 2018 - 18:31

:W2FPN:



#19 Bisquitlips

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Posted 16 January 2018 - 07:33

Glad you are with us!  Welcome!

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

#20 Sasha Royale

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Posted 17 January 2018 - 16:45

Welcome, Michael !  

 

What do you use for daily writing ?


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Verweile doch, du bist so schön ! 







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