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Nice pens: worth the expense or waste of money?

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Love fountain pens. Favorite is a Cross Townsend (heavy and writes like oil). If you like roller balls check out Mont Blanc Le Grand (don’t be a cheapskate and go for the small cheap models - roller ball refill is not as good). I really like Noodler’s Luxury Blue Ink - refill my fountain and roller balls with it. I love the feeling of nice pens. Don’t buy for the look, but for how they write. If you see someone with one ask if you can try it. I’m always happy to let someone try mine.

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I buy it for the feel in my hand. And, to see that ink create magic on a blank paper while I enjoy holding it in my hand. But, you are right. Don’t be cheap.

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Space pen: Always writes, even upside down or under water, and collapses to half size with all rounded edges to fit easily and worry free in a pants pocket so it’s always with me. Costs about $20, worth it to me.

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good pen and goes in your pocket. ink and writing experience are a bit slow. can’t beat it for the form factor though.

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You do you man

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Only pen worth buying is a vape pen 💨

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I read this too quickly and just saw “Nice penis: worth the expense or waste of money”. I came prepared to answer that question. For writing equipment, I’ve got nothing.

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That my friend is a whole other thread. I don’t want to distract our retrophile friends...

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Huge waste. Big fan of the free pens in the office. Not sure how you could ever justify that unless a client is super into pens and it's a point of bonding or something

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Lol. Is that a Montblanc? Client: swoons

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I have a Montblanc that I inherited from my grandpa and I love it.

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I collect fountain pens.

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Sounds like a personal preference question...

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I’m an avid collector.

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Why use pens in the first place? That's so 1990's 💁🏻‍♂️

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Exactly PWC1 and M1. I also have gorgeous handwriting. It’s a waste if I don’t write. I’m female, but I still write things down and use post its.

Free pens only. I’m cheap

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Really cool actually. Guys only have so many accessories... unless you start wearing some gold chains and bracelets.. I’d be worried about losing that thing. Put it towards another watch, belt, or shoes..

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Pens, a MAN’s accessory...

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I love BICs

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BIC squad babay

Pilot G2s are the only “nice” pens we acknowledge in this home. (Using nice loosely here, obviously.)

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All my pens say Marriott on them. Only the click pens though. I have standards.

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What’s a “nice pen”? I have a $20 lamy fountain pen and that works great. Love it. Maybe I’d get a $100 one but that’s it. Promise you won’t lose a pen you paid $20 or $100.

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If you like Lamy (Safari?) might be worth looking at a Lamy 2000.

I looove writing with a fountain pen. It’s just such a pleasure and I really enjoy it. I do have a 200euros ‘nice’ pen, but I mostly just use a $20 Lamy safari. Still so pleasant to write with

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I’ll get a nice pen when I have my own office and stuff to sign. I live and work out of a laptop bag, so free plastic pens it is.

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Japanese pens - uniball signo .38 is/was the best pen

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