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What makes the good pen a better pen? I know it writes better, it feels better in your hands, its just plain amazing.

What makes it be better? What makes the other pens be worse? Cuz ain't a pen a pen. Its got ink in a plastic tube thingy and a tip the ink comes out of. Why's it better?

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What make is your favourite pen,Simulated?

I use a Parker pen because it writes so smoothly and it's easy
hold like you mentioned.
 

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I really don't have a favorite brand of pen. I just find whatevers laying of the floor ha, but I really ain't sure actually.
 

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Parkers are great.. Smooth ;D
And I really only use ink pens, cos I hate Biro pens!
 

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I've never hurts of Parkers. Are they just in UK?
 

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Ermm maybe. It's the pen with an arrow on it

 

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yeah I guess they are here. I've just never heard of them. my favorite pen stealing buddy says he has some hahaha
 

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LOL. Yeah they're really nice and smooth to use. Even the Biros ;D
 

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I have more commonly used Cross pens - could not find a Parker pen that writes fine enough for my liking (my handwriting is a scrawl at the best of time, and a thick scrawl is even worse than a thin scrawl).

On the other hand, with so many new technologies now available (like gel pens, etc.), it becomes a far more complex issue to choose a writing instrument (on the other hand, I simply try not to write these days, and prefer to type things into a computer - then there is some hope I will understand it when I read it back - these days, I am so unused to handwritten text, I even have trouble reading other people's handwriting, let alone my own).
 

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Mont Blancs? ;D
My dad has one :o Are they nice?
 

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This is my current favourite pen of choice.

It writes on anything !...glass, plastic, even underwater !!...which is handy when I go scuba diving in the bath !!






It also looks cool !

 

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WOWWW it looks and sounds so cool!
How much was it?
 

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WOWWW it looks and sounds so cool!
How much was it?

Not a lot !!..about 13 quid ! (when I got it a couple of years ago)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Space_pen


http://www.thepenzone.co.uk/acatalog/fisher_space_pen.html

 

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Wow..

But are the refills expensive?
 

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Wow..

But are the refills expensive?

I've never refilled it yet !!....I can't imagine so !

(two minutes later)....3.50 for this one http://www.fisherspacepens.co.uk/acatalog/Black_Space_Pen_Refill_Fine_Point.html#aSPR4F
 

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That's quite expensive..
How long have you used yours for?
 

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That's quite expensive..
How long have you used yours for?

LOL.....I did say I've had it two years already !!..(see above)....you missed it cos you're posting quicker than I skateboarded the M25 !!
 

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You said a couple of years ago, not two! ;D
 

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yes the refills are expensive but I have had the present one in for over 1 year. I can't remember exactly when I did replace it.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parker_Pen_Company

The Parker Pens were invented/started in Wisconsin, USA.
 

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Ohh, not Parker Pens.. Well their refills are quite expensive, but not as much as 3.50 each. But then again, I use ink cartridges, which wear out really quickly.. Like one in 3 days. So I just use those suck up ink cartridges and a bottle of ink so I just suck it up whenever I need some ;D
 

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yes the refills are expensive but I have had the present one in for over 1 year. I can't remember exactly when I did replace it.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parker_Pen_Company

The Parker Pens were invented/started in Wisconsin, USA.

Oh My  !!!..I always thought 'Parkers' were a UK brand !! *le sulk*
 

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Oh.. Same!!! :(
 

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Peter Parker and all that.. It just sounds English! ;D
 

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Peter Parker and all that.. It just sounds English! ;D

Yep...and the arrow thing looks like Robin Hood !!
 

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These are also great pens.....very heavy !

Notice the spirit level ?







 

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