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    Re: Best £7 I've spent in ages

    Quote Originally Posted by Zak33 View Post
    it's the WOOD I need
    No wood needed - you want something with a bit of give for prolonged usage scenarios. These ones are great. You can retract/extend the end which helps protect it when you have to put it away. And they've got the lovely rubberised bobbly surface which is easy on the fingers and makes for a more pleasurable user experience.

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    Re: Best £7 I've spent in ages

    Quote Originally Posted by Ttaskmaster View Post
    You got too much lead in yer pencil, lad....
    Surely, if he's worn them out, he *doesn't have enough* lead in his pencils...?

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    Re: Best £7 I've spent in ages

    Quote Originally Posted by scaryjim View Post
    Surely, if he's worn them out, he *doesn't have enough* lead in his pencils...?
    He's worn his wood out = Too much lead.

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    Re: Best £7 I've spent in ages

    Quote Originally Posted by Zak33 View Post
    Pencils

    plain but top quality pencils.

    no broken lead...delivered in a jiffy bag so no need to sign for them....

    36 of them

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

    genuinely EVERY time i use one, every day, they make me smile because all the other dross pencils in my house are being chucked away.

    Going to get those for my daughter! Cheers

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    Re: Best £7 I've spent in ages

    So this thread inspired me to finally get that expensive pencil I saw a while back. It arrived today. Here you go - tools of the trade. And no wood in sight, just crisp accurate lines.


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    Re: Best £7 I've spent in ages

    pah... how do you sharped that then ?
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    Re: Best £7 I've spent in ages

    Quote Originally Posted by Zak33 View Post
    pah... how do you sharped that then ?
    Just like putting a biro in an electric pencil sharpener
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    Re: Best £7 I've spent in ages

    Quote Originally Posted by Zak33 View Post
    pah... how do you sharped that then ?
    you press the end (and repeat as necessary) until the lead comes out the hole at the tip. It's much better than having to shave wood strips off a traditional pencil, and much quicker in exams. So long as you remember to fill it in the first place!

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    Re: Best £7 I've spent in ages

    Quote Originally Posted by ik9000 View Post
    So long as you remember to fill it in the first place!
    But if you don't, you're stuffed... whereas there are many ways to sharpen a pencil, including some that require skinning a cat... which suggests there are multiples of many ways to sharpen a pencil!!

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    Re: Best £7 I've spent in ages

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    But if you don't, you're stuffed... whereas there are many ways to sharpen a pencil, including some that require skinning a cat... which suggests there are multiples of many ways to sharpen a pencil!!
    even if they let you take the cat into the exam hall you're unlikely to have enough time to skin it, and it would probably get you thrown out for disturbing other candidates!

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    Re: Best £7 I've spent in ages

    Quote Originally Posted by ik9000 View Post
    even if they let you take the cat into the exam hall you're unlikely to have enough time to skin it
    Only takes a few seconds...

    Quote Originally Posted by ik9000 View Post
    and it would probably get you thrown out for disturbing other candidates!
    Not from your biology exam...

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    Re: Best £7 I've spent in ages

    be honest now... has this thread derailed into jokes about a cats butt-hole looking like a pencil sharpener? really?

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    Re: Best £7 I've spent in ages

    Quote Originally Posted by Zak33 View Post
    be honest now... has this thread derailed into jokes about a cats butt-hole looking like a pencil sharpener? really?
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