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  1. It is with improved feelings that I again type about my Caran D'ache 849 pen. To start, after about 3 years of regular use the Goliath refill did acquire an increased measure of smoothness and "flow." Its still not as smooth as a Fischer, but its also been the only pen I have really used for close to 5 years (Maybe 4.5yr if you count experiments with other cartridges.) Last night while out to dinner and doodling mindlessly on the place-mat they gave me because they know I'm basically a large child, the pen stopped working. This has happened a few times over the past ye
  2. Thank you all for the birthday wishes!! I started using "not my birthday" on forums (and soshul media) years ago to slow identify theft, Its different everywhere!! My birthday is now: "The second Tuesday of May, whatever number that happens to be."
  3. I'm intersted in tagging along for a 3-day AT trip through penn.
  4. Hello Head-case. It is with great happiness that I type some more about my pen. As you can see, I have had this pen for a bit over a year now, and have used it daily. I did some reversible mods to it (sort of) which I reversed and am actually pretty happy with the pen's overall performance - out of the box! My previously mentioned concerns about the finish of the pen were largely unfounded. The finish has held up QUITE nicely - it did indeed get a little shiny (and has *still* not gotten uniform...) but has not scratched through, except right at the tip where the
  5. Nothing like this would ever happen on postjack's forum. PS: thread of the year.
  6. Happened last year too... I wonder if this will become a strategic weight saving method
  7. I started jumping rope in an effort to get fit(er) but its not going as well as I had hoped. I keep skipping workouts.
  8. How is it that we have gone this long without a thread for puns? Was it oversight, or simply good taste? I thought this kickstarter campaign was a little fishy and wanted to share with you: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2078545510/the-salmon-leather-project
  9. http://www.diyaudio.com/forums/tubes-valves/160312-balance-ccs-long-tailed-pairs.html The only thing that matters to AC balance is the matching of the plate resistors, and that you have a tail-CCS. DC balance is subject to tube parameters, but who cares in a cap coupled circuit?
  10. One time, a long time ago, Al asked why little spikes sometimes appeared on his ice cubes. While the question was answered to everyone's satisfaction at the time, I thought this video may be interesting. http://www.iflscience.com/chemistry/why-do-spikes-form-ice-cubes
  11. Remember Rule 5. You will get it done. Just ride up and down your driveway a bunch.
  12. Happy Birthday Chris!
  13. Thanks everyone! I had a great birthday.
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