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    Default Mystery Ink #24

    Hi, FP Geeks and ink aficionados, welcome to Mystery Ink #24, a continuation of our wonderful Mystery Ink series, where volunteers receive and review an unknown ink sample.

    In the words of Scooby, "As with any mystery ink it is open to FPG veterans, n00bs, newbies, and lurkers. You volunteer, I pick names, I send free ink, you write with it and post your thoughts and observations. Guessing is welcome, but not required. There is nothing to 'win' aside from personal satisfaction that you recognized it. No guess is confirmed until the mystery ink is finally revealed. The point of the mystery ink threads is an unbiased review. Fear not about the quality of your handwriting or sketching abilities. We don't care. We are all appreciative of those with the gift of artistic ability, but how well you draw or write doesn't impact your ability to test an ink and provide your opinion on it."

    For volunteers located outside the United States, due to high shipping costs, I will have to ship 3-5 inks at once to you. Let me know your country when you volunteer.

    I have inks and sample vials inbound and should have dates and details nailed down no later than mid-February.

    So, who would like to participate in the MI#24 review?
    Last edited by azkid; February 4th, 2019 at 10:50 AM.

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    Default Re: Mystery Ink #24

    I'm in the UK and would love to participate but if the UK is a problem for mailing, or if there are more volunteers who haven't yet participated, I'm happy to step aside and let them have a go.
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    Default Re: Mystery Ink #24

    I love the MI series! Thanks, azkid, and please count me in.

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    Default Re: Mystery Ink #24



    I would love to participate, but as previously said Iˋm located in Austria 🇦🇹 (not Australia ) Europe.
    I understand that shipping is expensive and itˋs OK if this disqualifies me.

    Iˋm looking foreword to the interesting upcoming MI threads, as viewer or participant.

    Thanks for continuing this awesome game for our community

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    Default Re: Mystery Ink #24

    I'm in the UK too, I'd love to join in but would gladly step aside if someone more local needs the ink thank you for continuing the fun regardless

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    Default Re: Mystery Ink #24

    I would be very interested in joining in! I'm also in the UK... (May make sense for one of us to receive multiple and post onwards if the shipping is less?)

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    Default Re: Mystery Ink #24

    Count me in!


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    Default Re: Mystery Ink #24

    I certainly appreciate the mention, but I did not start the Mystery Ink series. That was Laura N and someone else (forget who without looking back for MI #1) She ran 1-12. I simply carried the torch for 13-23. Again, I appreciate the recognition, but I can't take credit for the concept.


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    Default Re: Mystery Ink #24

    I will participate if there is still room.

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    Default Re: Mystery Ink #24

    I think it would be a lot of fun to participate.

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    Default Re: Mystery Ink #24

    Update:

    I got anxious that my selection of inks would be lame. So I ordered more. Try not to be too hard on me if my ink selections are crap OK?

    I hoping for a final ink to arrive before I can finish planning, name picking and ink shipping.

    I plan to ship inks in about a week from today.

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    Default Re: Mystery Ink #24

    They are free samples. No one should be complaining.

    Don't worry about "lame" or "cool" ink selections. It's hard enough trying to identify inks that interest you enough to buy and also don't have dozens of existing reviews in the ink review forum. People are supposed to formulate their opinion based on how it performs, not the name on the bottle afterward .

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    Default Re: Mystery Ink #24

    It is time! I will be contacting the following folks for your addresses today and will ship out by the end of the week.

    Chrissy (have your address already I believe)
    Sailor Kenshin
    Pterodactylus
    suzy01
    Voiren
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    Dr. Penfection
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    Default Re: Mystery Ink #24

    Excited already
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    Default Re: Mystery Ink #24

    Me too!

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    Default Re: Mystery Ink #24

    +1 This is always fun!

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    Default Re: Mystery Ink #24

    Inks are in vials. I have all the addresses. Just need to bag, tax, box, label and ship!

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    Yay, thank you so much!

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    Default Re: Mystery Ink #24

    This looks fun! I'm sad I missed it.

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    Default Re: Mystery Ink #24

    Can't wait just hope I can do somewhat as good as the previous participants, but I'm so excited to give it a try.

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