1,2,3,4,6,7,8,9,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21 do not apply to me.
#10 only applies because I have dropped a pen before, though I am not sure it was 'heart-stopping", as it actually made the pen write better!
#21, though I do like a good stationary aisle, I can't say I see many good ones around these days, and usually walk away disappointed. Pen stores, or art stores on the other hand usually make me pretty happy, but does it count if it's a whole store?
For #7, my other half spends more than me on her hobbies, so I usually can tell her without worry.
#4 doesn't apply because I rarely use cartridges, and always have a bottle of ink handy most places I go.
Not worried about #3, because I only use my fountain pens which usually cannot have mismatched caps to function properly.
For #2, haven't spent that much yet, but will soonish.....
For #1, my biggest worry is starting a new notebook with a quality sentence, than perfect handwriting.
#6, I have always liked my handwriting. I am almost sure I settled on the style I use 3-5 years before I really got into fountain pens. it just so happens to work well with fountain pens too!
#8, I use all my pens for all occasions and paperwork, or try to at least, none are regulated to specific duties though.
#9, Lamy special editions don't really do much for me. Especially as I have two safaris and a studio waiting to be repaired.
#12 is silly. I care about what people communicate with their writing, what they use to do so doesn't matter to me. I am unmoved by the choice of their pen/ink in assuming anything about them.
#13 No pen collection photos on Instagram, don't know if I will, but maybe a single pen if I do, over my entire collection.
#14 I love repairing broken fountain pens, but find no desire to take apart perfectly functioning pens only to gawk at their many parts. I am more impressed with a functioning pen that was brought back to life, and may never need to be taken apart again.
#15 I don't spend much time on YouTube, and since I am more into writing with fountain pens, than the "gear" I tend to get bored with videos that spend most of the time talking about the pen, and very little with writing with it.
#16, no one has ever chewed on my pens, I don't give pens out to be chewed on though.
#17 Never bought a pen to be unused, I see them as a tool necessary to complete a type of writing, I have no need for it otherwise.
#18 Calligraphy memes are too short to appreciate, and often more a mix of showing off, then showing an understanding of a specific type of handwriting.
#19. I always write at the pace I am used to with a new pen, as that is what I need it for. Now, I often do stop for a second to check out the shading of an ink, or the quality of a specific letter every now and then, but that is usually after I have written something, not during.
#20. I don't display my pens, so I have no system or organization, all are kept in pens rolls, some of my cheaper pens are kept in slots in the draw of my desk. I do keep them in certain areas of my desk that have not changed since I put them there originally, but that is more due to laziness, then a desire that they couldn't be placed elsewhere.
Edited by JakobS, 07 March 2018 - 19:49.
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