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January 11, 2019

What they carried: boj reader Scott dishes


Last week in a comment on the 4-color-pen throwdown post, he wrote:


I waded through graduate school with a BIC fine point 4 color (the one with the orange barrel), a bottle of Pentel correction fluid with a roller ball dispenser, and a pocket drafting template. I have kept some of those notes just to remind myself that I could once write neatly, use Einstein notation properly, and draw good free-body diagrams — I don't know what's happened since; likely migration to keyboards, mice, and screens.


You can too!

All you need are:

• BIC fine point 4-color pen — "the one with the orange barrel" (top)

• Pentel correction fluid


• Pocket drafting template


The pen costs $8.99, the correction fluid $7.73, and the drafting template $5.81.

Bonus: if you buy all three, Scott will throw in his degree.

January 11, 2019 at 08:01 AM | Permalink


The Crack Editing team has been fired? What'll Grey Cat ever do‽

Posted by: Rocketboy | Jan 12, 2019 11:55:01 PM

Sorry, crack editing team has been furloughed as nonessential

Posted by: clifton | Jan 11, 2019 12:32:36 PM

Paul, thanks so much for pointing this out. It has been corrected.
Breaking: I just fired my entire Crack Editing Team©®.
They've been taking up too much space for far too long: this latest disgrace is typical of their performance.

Posted by: bookofjoe | Jan 11, 2019 10:48:32 AM

Hi, Joe -
I like this combination! My mom used a 4-color pen to categorize notes to herself.
As of this writing, the link for "The pen costs $8.99" points to the PLOS article on old people smell from a previous post. Perhaps you meant https://www.amazon.com/Ballpoint-Retractable-Orange-BICFM11-Category/dp/B0006SVBNQ

Posted by: Paul | Jan 11, 2019 10:13:02 AM

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