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    Default Article: American reams: why a paperless world still hasnt happened

    "In a world seduced by screens, the future of paper might seem uncertain. But many in the industry remain optimistic after all, you cant blow your nose on an email"
    https://www.theguardian.com/news/201...hasnt-happened

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    Default Re: Article: American reams: why a paperless world still hasnt happened

    Quote Originally Posted by catbert View Post
    "In a world seduced by screens, the future of paper might seem uncertain. But many in the industry remain optimistic after all, you cant blow your nose on an email"
    https://www.theguardian.com/news/201...hasnt-happened
    May not be able to blow my nose on an email, but gotten some interesting things on my phone and screen . . .
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    Default Re: Article: American reams: why a paperless world still hasnt happened

    Quote Originally Posted by Marsilius View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by catbert View Post
    "In a world seduced by screens, the future of paper might seem uncertain. But many in the industry remain optimistic after all, you cant blow your nose on an email"
    https://www.theguardian.com/news/201...hasnt-happened
    May not be able to blow my nose on an email, but gotten some interesting things on my phone and screen . . .
    Like nose prints and dog slobber on my iPad.
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    Default Re: Article: American reams: why a paperless world still hasnt happened

    As long as there is a demand for it, someone will make paper. Digital copies can be lost. Many people want hard copies for receipts, and for printer paper etc...
    As far as fountain pen friendly paper, that is not an issue right now. As long as fountain pens are popular, we will be in luck. In the future if people turn their back
    on fountain pens, then we may be facing a real issue. I still get junk mail frequently here, and that also uses paper. Now junk mail is something I could live without.
    I could write on printer paper if that is all there was available, although it wouldn't make my very happy.

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    Default Re: Article: American reams: why a paperless world still hasnt happened

    Quote Originally Posted by KKay View Post
    As long as there is a demand for it, someone will make paper. Digital copies can be lost. Many people want hard copies for receipts, and for printer paper etc...
    As far as fountain pen friendly paper, that is not an issue right now. As long as fountain pens are popular, we will be in luck. In the future if people turn their back
    on fountain pens, then we may be facing a real issue. I still get junk mail frequently here, and that also uses paper. Now junk mail is something I could live without.
    I could write on printer paper if that is all there was available, although it wouldn't make my very happy.
    Agreed. As long as there's a need for it, someone will make paper. Fountain pens? I'm not so sure about those. I know I won't be around to worry about a world where no-one makes fountain pens anymore.

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    Default Re: Article: American reams: why a paperless world still hasnt happened

    How long did you keep your first ever email!?

    I tried to make paper from vegetable peelings a while back. Rather thick and fibrous. Only attempted it once!
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