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It's time for another Ink Giveaway PIF!


I am giving away a nearly full bottle of Caran d'Ache Turquoise Green ink. This is an older ink that is discontinued. I think Caran d'Ache renamed this ink as "Caribbean Sea" ink before it was discontinued, and it has a devoted following.


Here are the rules:


1) United States only.


2) Winners of my previous PIFs (Levenger, OMAS, Rotring, J. Herbin, Montblanc inks) are not eligible for this PIF.


3) Everyone who posts on this thread saying they want the ink through Saturday, February 11, 2017 is eligible.


4) On Sunday, Februrary 12, 2017 I'll post here to close the PIF and everyone ahead of me in the thread will be entered. I'll select a winner using the random number generator at random.org. I'll list the winner here, and contact them via PM to set up shipment.


5) I will ship to the winner for free, in exchange for a letter or postcard from you containing handwritten samples of your five favorite ink colors. Or, you can pay for shipping, whichever you prefer. (I will ship via USPS).


OR if you will be attending the LA Pen Show on public day February 19, we can meet and I can give you the ink in person.


6) Winners who don't respond to my PM within three days after close of the PIF will forfeit their winning. I'll draw again to find another winner.


Here are some photos and a writing sample of the ink.


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okay im in on this one looks like a gorgeous ink thanks for this pif ....

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caribbean_skye

That's such a generous giveaway, thank you. I'd love to be considered for the ink.

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Thanks much. Please add me.

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Please and thank you :)

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Please consider me for this PIF! Thanks.

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Please include me as well. I only have two inks right now and both of them are blue. :-( I'll send the post cards of all three. lol.

 

 

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Just a reminder -

 

Tomorrow (Saturday 2/11) is the last day for this PIF. I'll draw the winner on Sunday.

 

If this ink grabs your fancy, now's your last chance to get in for the giveaway!

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      Even so, you'd end up with a fragmented list, and it becomes an O(N²) process for each prospective requestor to check what is available: effectively recreate the list of currently active servers (without any reliable up-to-date info upfront about the inks and number of samples on offer in the thread) from the sequential list of posts, which may be spread over two or even more pages, and then query each server independently to check what is currently on offer.   It comes down to not hav
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