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Hi,

My name is John...and I'm an early-stage fountain pen addict.

It's been 10 days since my last purchase...🥴

 

Seriously though, I'm excited to join this community and it's shared love of fountain pens!

When I'm not obsessing over fountain pens I work as an architect (stationery addiction is an occupational hazard!) in Brisbane, Australia.

 

I'm looking forward to sharing with fellow stylophiles 🙂

 

✒️J

 

 

 

 

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"Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials."

-Lin Yutang

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9 minutes ago, LizEF said:

Welcome to FPN, John!  That's a nice collection you have. :)

Thanks very much LizEF! ☺️

I keep telling myself "this is the last one"...but I've been saying that since I bought my second pen (the Lamy Safari All Black) 🤪

I suspect joining the FPN isn't going to help my growing obsession! 😁

"Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials."

-Lin Yutang

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Thanks Wahl! 😊

"Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials."

-Lin Yutang

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12 minutes ago, Wahl said:

:W2FPN:

Thanks Wahl! 🙂

"Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials."

-Lin Yutang

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1 hour ago, Idle canine said:

"this is the last one"

:lticaptd::lol:  :lticaptd:  Oh, that's a good one. ;)

 

1 hour ago, Idle canine said:

I suspect joining the FPN isn't going to help my growing obsession! 😁

Oh, but it is going to help!  Immensely!  We're excellent enablers. :D

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Hello John and Welcome to FPN!! So glad to have you as a member!! You only need one (more) pen!

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6 hours ago, PAKMAN said:

Hello John and Welcome to FPN!! So glad to have you as a member!! You only need one (more) pen!

Thanks PAKMAN 😊

Hehe, joining the FPN is going to do wonders for my bank balance! 😂

"Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials."

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5 hours ago, mizgeorge said:

Hello John and welcome :)

Thanks mizgeorge! 😊

"Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials."

-Lin Yutang

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7 hours ago, LizEF said:

:lticaptd::lol:  :lticaptd:  Oh, that's a good one. ;)

 

Oh, but it is going to help!  Immensely!  We're excellent enablers. :D

It's comforting to know that I've joined such a "supportive" community! 😂

"Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials."

-Lin Yutang

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Hello and welcome to FPN.

Recite, and your Lord is the most Generous  Who taught by the pen

Taught man that which he knew not (96/3-5)

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Hello and welcome to this friendly corner of the fountain pen universe from a pen user in San Diego. There is such a wealth of information for you to discover here. Write On!

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On 11/25/2021 at 3:27 AM, northstar said:

Hello and welcome to FPN.

Thanks northstar! 🙂

"Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials."

-Lin Yutang

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On 11/25/2021 at 7:08 PM, mallymal1 said:

Hello John, looks like you're off to a good start.

 

:W2FPN:

Thanks mallymal1! 🙂

Yes, I've started...but I'm worried there's no end in sight! 😂

"Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials."

-Lin Yutang

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13 hours ago, singlechange said:

Nice to see someone else like Rhodia stationary. Good to see you on the forum, John. 

Thanks singlechange! 🙂

The Rhodia helps to bring out the best in the pens ☺️

I've noticed a lot of people like Tomoe...I think I'm going to have to check it out! 😁

"Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials."

-Lin Yutang

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