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Do you use fountain pens?

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    And have you ever used one in an exam or is it risky (shking arms,wobblytable)? I havent used one in 6 years, and i am.inspired to go out and get one especially as my.handwriting is bad.
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    (Original post by SuperHuman98)
    And have you ever used one in an exam or is it risky (shking arms,wobblytable)? I havent used one in 6 years, and i am.inspired to go out and get one especially as my.handwriting is bad.

    Never used one in an exam.

    I have got one which sucks ink rather than the ones that has the ink cartridges.
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    They were banned in my school because people kept flicking ink at walls and other pupils.
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    Yes I use one, I love it so much. my handwriting is like 100x better
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    Pah! If I ever used one I'd have black blood trailing down my legs. If you get what I mean
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    I use one and I'm left handed.
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    (Original post by SuperHuman98)
    And have you ever used one in an exam or is it risky (shking arms,wobblytable)? I havent used one in 6 years, and i am.inspired to go out and get one especially as my.handwriting is bad.
    Traditionally, you take off the lid and lower the pen to paper and then kinda just write.

    I joke.

    I used a fountain pen in my exam because it improves my handwriting.

    Just dont use it in an exam. If you touch it while its still wet it'll smudge, it also semi- leaks through the other side of the paper so it looks kinda messy - I learnt the hard way lol
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    yh in yr 6 bc i thought i was cool.. lmao, i always used to get ink on my hands
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    I like it for when I do calligraphy. Its only annoying when the ink runs out so quickly.
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    I have a fountain pen but only use it occasionally (I should use it more it cost almost £600) for stuff where it counts
    but most of the time I just go for the rollerball as it's quicker and cleaner
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    no i just use regular pens
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    I used to use fountain pens some time ago. I can't remember if the last time I used them was Year 11 or my first year of college.

    At least a couple of them are lying around somewhere. They use ink cartridges (mine are black cartridges from Sainsbury's), not the ink refill thing that looks messy. I don't remember how much they cost because:
    1. I bought them from a books and stationery shop in Pakistan at least 2 years ago (probably more).
    2. The price is in Pakistani Rupees (PKR). I'm very sure the cost of one fountain pen was less than the PKR equivalent of £5...

    I stopped using them because I used to get ink on my hands and changing cartridges could be tricky and messy. I'd love to try them again, though. Maybe I wasn't using them right.
    Could someone please tell me if there's a certain way that a fountain pen should be used?
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    I used to,in yr 6,use Parker fountain pens.It looked like this :


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    They did make my handwriting neater, but with the curse of the left handed smudge i stopped using them as much.
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    I used to use one years ago but stopped using them when went college and never used one since although I would like to use one again but with everything now a days being done on computer it don't really make sense getting one now
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    When I'm feeling positively Dickensian, sure, why not? :haughty:
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    I am incapable of using them as i get ink EVERYWHERE. A scruff like me should only stick to biros and ball point pens for the safety of humanity.
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    Used them a long time ago but not anymore.
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    Yep love them.

    Hate ballpoints.
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    Use them sometimes, but normally I use a reugular biro
 
 
 
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