BEROL 4 LYF
BEROL 4 LYF
remember when Tippex required a separate bottle of thinner to stop it turning into porridge?
Agree completely. At that age they are massively creative and imaginative, so why not try to…I dunno…encourage that rather than designing tasks that actively penalise it?
it’s literally all the Tories fault (maybe Tony Blair too)
I’ve still got one of these:
Anyone remember that excellent thread about putty rubbers?
thats what I had - surely a modern classic
Anyone got a “nice” fountain pen - the kind you get as a gift? Ever use it
At my last company you got given a Mont Blanc fountain pen for five years service. They went bust when I was at about 4.5 years…
Anyone got a “blotter” in their study or on their desk? My parents had one in the “study” (translation, room where the 2nd TV and the acorn electron lived, plus a filing cabinet). We just used to draw on it, don’t think it ever got used for actual blotting
Used to have to sell them in my Saturday job as a kid. Truly blew my mind that people would ever spend hundreds of pounds on a fucking pen. Idiots.
that was my fave bit, the lilac
There’s a few fountain pen shops in Geneva airport and they can cost thousands in there. Saw a guy in a fancy hat buy one for about £500 once, pretty gruesome to spend that much money on a pen really.
I assumed that a ‘nice’ pen would be about £50 or something. Nope, Mont Blanc pens are about £350-400!
Yeah, I could have flogged it!
How fancy was this hat?
Parker biro pens weren’t even decent. What were they, about £15?
Any kid worth their salt had a combined pen/pencil.
We had to use fountain pens at my school too and I had a Parker with cartridges. I don’t remember the tapping thing but I do remember that we used to break the empty cartridges open and the ball that was the stopper would then be flicked at friends.
Incidentally, I and most of my possessions had ink stains.
I’d say it cost a lot more than the pen