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    Default Gratitude for terrible gel pens

    So I started a temporary job/fellowship this week 2k miles from home. Long story short, I forgot my pens. While in my office, I picked up a standard Office Depot gel pen laying around. What a terrible pen. Everything about it sucks. The pen is scratchy. The ink is blotchy and inconsistent. The ergonomics are terrible. The only redeeming element about the pen was that it made me think about why I like using quality fountain pens: consistency, comfort, and ease of writing.

    Anywhoo, back to using a pencil I found.
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    Default Re: Gratitude for terrible gel pens

    That's a fine reminder of how good fountain pens are! I hope you get back to your pens soon.
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    Default Re: Gratitude for terrible gel pens

    Wow, that sucks. Sorry to hear of your gel pen trials and tribulations.

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    Default Re: Gratitude for terrible gel pens

    That's a bummer. Any chance you can get an emergency fountain pen shipped?

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