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Black Pen Society Meeting At The 2019 Dc Show?

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#1 Stephanopolous

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Posted 30 July 2019 - 18:37

Does anyone know the date, time, and location (in the Marriott Fairview Park) of the Black Pen Society meeting at the DC Show?  

 

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Posted 31 July 2019 - 01:27

I keep waiting for the Poobah to declare a blue ink meeting.
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Posted 31 July 2019 - 02:11

Considering the large influx of younger people in the hobby, I understand that there is going to be a joint meeting of the Purple Pen Society and the Purple Ink Society at the DC show. I don't know the details. I think I read about it somewhere.



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Posted 31 July 2019 - 03:17

Fortunately I’m not going so I won’t need to skip this purple event.
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Posted 31 July 2019 - 04:11

Let's not be dismissive. I'm not going to the show, either, but I would be consumed with eagerness to attend a joint meeting of the Purple Pen Society and the Purple Ink Society. 
 
I envision practically a civil war between the folks who think it's totally cool to match a purple pen with purple ink, problem solved, next! and other people who might think it extremely limiting to box yourself in by using only purple ink in a purple pen.
 
No fist fights, I trust, but those are two seriously opposed perspectives.
 
What we really need, though, is to create a critical mass of interest in the two Societies, so we can nudge them from one kind of reality to another.


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Posted 04 August 2019 - 12:02

I do hope the Black Pen Society was able to convene and to ensure the pin for this year was discussed and a new 2020 designer identified by the Grand PooBah. As a Knight for BPS here in Canada I do send my regrets and I hope to attend in 2020 even if I have to drive from Saskatchewan.
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Posted 04 August 2019 - 21:02

I too was sad to miss the 2019 meeting in DC. I do hope a better venue was found so that the Grand Poobah and other speakers could be heard and understood. I'll be back next year.


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