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    Default Has anyone met the love of their life at a pen show/club/gathering?

    Just curious!

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    Default Re: Has anyone met the love of their life at a pen show/club/gathering?

    Ha ! My love would be traumatized by all that ink & the inky fingers. No way shed even set foot in a pen show.

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    Default Re: Has anyone met the love of their life at a pen show/club/gathering?

    Club: Badminton club meeting night. That's where we met.
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    Default Re: Has anyone met the love of their life at a pen show/club/gathering?

    Nah, at an alleged barbecue.
    My other pen is a Montblanc.

    And my other blog is a tumblr!

    My eBooks. Because why not.

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    Default Re: Has anyone met the love of their life at a pen show/club/gathering?

    Nope. She was behind the counter at the photo shop.

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    Default Re: Has anyone met the love of their life at a pen show/club/gathering?

    I will have to have my wife go ahead of me to a pen show...then I can meet her there.
    hehehe...
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    Default Re: Has anyone met the love of their life at a pen show/club/gathering?

    No.

    Why, did you?

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    Default Re: Has anyone met the love of their life at a pen show/club/gathering?

    Nope. Spied her across the width of a symphony orchestra, she in the cello section, me in the percussion section. Pens came many, many years later... for me. She is still a grudging participant in that area!
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    Default Re: Has anyone met the love of their life at a pen show/club/gathering?

    I recall the Esterbrooks not only met at a pen show they got married at one...

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    Default Re: Has anyone met the love of their life at a pen show/club/gathering?

    Quote Originally Posted by Farmboy View Post
    I recall the Esterbrooks not only met at a pen show they got married at one...
    They say it was to cut the bidding competition between themselves at auctions.
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    Default Re: Has anyone met the love of their life at a pen show/club/gathering?

    It wasn't at a pen show, but a trade show that I first met my late wife. We talked very briefly and that was that until a few years later when I visited the organisation for which she worked and we met again for what we both thought was the first time. We started dating, and some time later when we were talking about past events, I remembered the trade show and asked her if she remembered our conversation.

    Apparently, I'm not as memorable as I would have thought.
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    Default Re: Has anyone met the love of their life at a pen show/club/gathering?

    No. From different continents we met on a blog site but not a pen one - though coincidentally we were both fountain pen enthusiasts.

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    Default Re: Has anyone met the love of their life at a pen show/club/gathering?

    Quote Originally Posted by Farmboy View Post
    I recall the Esterbrooks not only met at a pen show they got married at one...
    She turned out to be one of those Icicles so he's gone Transitional.

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    Default Re: Has anyone met the love of their life at a pen show/club/gathering?

    The only pen show that happens around these parts is about 1,000 Km away, so I would have been waiting a very long time; hardly to mention that she has no interest in fountain pens (but retains one she does not use).

    As for how we met, it might have been when we both attended La Scala. Then again, it might not, because neither of us ever did.

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    Default Re: Has anyone met the love of their life at a pen show/club/gathering?

    It almost kind of goes without saying that most couples are likely to meet during a shared experience, so it wouldn't surprise me if there wasn't the occasional pen show 'hook up'. My wife and I met through work.

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    Default Re: Has anyone met the love of their life at a pen show/club/gathering?

    Quote Originally Posted by Seattleite View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Farmboy View Post
    I recall the Esterbrooks not only met at a pen show they got married at one...
    She turned out to be one of those Icicles so he's gone Transitional.

    Bob
    I imagine very few people will understand the reference but I'd go with a bright red Pastel...

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    AND... I would be derelict to not mention that Mrs Esterbrook (Lisa) may have been best man at a Pen Show Wedding, I don't remember the details but welcome someone that does to fill in the blank spots.

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    Default Re: Has anyone met the love of their life at a pen show/club/gathering?

    I don't think that there were pen shows 40 years ago.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ron Z View Post
    I don't think that there [I]were[I] pen shows 40 years ago.
    Im referring to Brian and Lisa just in case anyone missed my obtuse reference!

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    Default Re: Has anyone met the love of their life at a pen show/club/gathering?

    Quote Originally Posted by Empty_of_Clouds View Post
    It almost kind of goes without saying that most couples are likely to meet during a shared experience, so it wouldn't surprise me if there wasn't the occasional pen show 'hook up'. My wife and I met through work.
    Have you _been_ to a pen show?


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