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Inside Jokes Of The Fountain Pen World/community
Posted 18 February 2018 - 20:14
Posted 18 February 2018 - 21:29
Hey, that is true. (Collections usually have some kind of theme, like € coins, or every colour of Kaweco Al-sport)
often is said by the guy (gal) who has more than one of multiple brands or models....
Personally? six Parker 45's (including two Flighters and a desk set), two 51's, three Pelikan M200's, and a handful of Esterbrooks, which can be curated more than one way. (SJ, J, LJ) or red SJ, black LJ, blue transitional J and black, gray, green, copper J's. Which accounts for all colors, but in Double Jewel J's I need red and blue.
"Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind" - Rudyard Kipling
"None of us can have as many virtues as the fountain-pen, or half its cussedness; but we can try." - Mark Twain
Posted 18 February 2018 - 21:38
Posted 18 February 2018 - 22:47
What's your favourite ink - I'd love to try it...?
Ah, well that would be Parker Penman Sapphire, or maybe Racing Green and good luck with that.
Posted 18 February 2018 - 22:52
Which is your favourite pen Dad?
Well that depends what for, son (and possibly what phase the moon is in).
Posted 19 February 2018 - 00:04
I bought this ____ pen only for $99.95, around 70% off from the original price, it was on sale; what a steal!
Posted 19 February 2018 - 00:23
"Can I keep it? It followed me home...."
Ruth Morrisson aka inkstainedruth
Posted 19 February 2018 - 01:35
The only reason I bought these extra 12-pen cases was to rearrange my pens better.
Posted 19 February 2018 - 05:15
Those new Esterbrook’s sure have nice boxes.
I recall hearing that...
Posted 19 February 2018 - 18:12
But I need those [22 / insert your number here] pens and inks!
I haven't dared scribble on that [Clairefontaine / insert favorite brand here} notebook, it's too perfect.
Evil inside joke: Bob is such an artist, he uses Moleskine.
Posted 19 February 2018 - 21:28
I love this thread, and that is not a joke! A good number of posts made me laugh and cackle like mad
Posted 19 February 2018 - 22:29
See: "One Of The Best Fountain Pen Articles You Could Read", above.
Posted 19 February 2018 - 23:45
"When will you have enough fountain pens?"
"After the next one I buy."
"You said that the last time!"
"Well, I didn't say how soon after..."
Posted 20 February 2018 - 02:47
I only have pens in all the rooms in the house except one [ the bathroom ].
Even then I can't find one that works......
Posted 20 February 2018 - 04:36
Trading for another MB 144. I'll get another converter out of it.
"Don't hurry, don't worry. It's better to be late at the Golden Gate than to arrive in Hell on time."
--Sign in a bar and grill, Ormond Beach, Florida, 1960.
They took the blue from the skies and the pretty girls' eyes and a touch of Old Glory too . . .