Pen VS Pencil

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Which do you prefer?

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  1. science
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    Which do you prefer? I choose pencil over pen when I have the option, but I've been made fun of for using it (my dad said something along the lines of "What are you, five?")
     


  2. Awdofgum

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    Pen, It's much smoother to write with and it' just overall professional looking.

    Science, what are you 5?
     
  3. Jundeezy

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    Pencil. Yeah I make mistakes...so what!


    EDIT: Pen if I absolutely have to.
     
  4. da_head

    da_head A dying dream..

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    wow. stole the words right of my mouth lmao
     
  5. dinofan01

    dinofan01 Misses the old days...

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    Thats actually a difficult question. It usually comes down to what better for what Im doing. I choose pen just because I use that more since its basically mandatory in most of my classes.
     
  6. science
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    I hate when pen is mandatory! I've had to rewrite lots of things over the years because I wrote in pencil and my teacher wouldn't mark it [​IMG]
     
  7. sdnoob

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    pencil, easier/neater to write with for some reason. should use pen though...
     
  8. dinofan01

    dinofan01 Misses the old days...

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    I agree. Now that I think about it, pencil are much nicer. The way I form my hand with the pen always end up with me smudging the ink, getting ink on my hand, and effectively making my penmanship look even worse.
     
  9. luisrodl

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    Pencil FTW! I hate using pen, when I make I mistake I hate using liquid paper.
     
  10. Seven

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    Pencil, if you draw.

    But if you don't, and you still use it... what are you, five?

    (in before seven jokes)
     
  11. Diablo1123

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    Pencil, because Pens are for skin. =D
     
  12. m3rox

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    I prefer using ink pens (especially nice ones). I'm left-handed, so when I write with a pencil, I get graphite all over the side of my hand, doesn't happen with an ink pen. [​IMG]
     
  13. cupajoe

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    Pens are better to chew on. [​IMG]
     
  14. SkankyYankee

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    Pen, but i use Sharpies more often
     
  15. ball2012003

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    pen FTW
    it makes me write faster and finish writing assignments earlier
     
  16. Zarcon

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    I prefer pens.
    On tests you just cross out your mistake instead of feeling inclined to erase with a pencil saving you precious seconds.
    Same with note taking.
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    Same with a lot of things.

    And if you're doing something that demands neatness...well, erasing looks ugly too.
     
  17. BakuFunn

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    I prefer pens just because my weird cursive-print handwriting looks weird(er) in pencil
    And, I tend to write very fast (If i do say so myself) so I have a need a thin roller pen, or its like im just sprawling things out.

    Did that even make sense?

    Anyways,
    I used to use a pen in math class and got yelled, lectured, and even punished for it.
    (well, this was in junior high)

    And pencils look ugly... (Unless it is a mechanical pencil)

    I know, I ramble on a lot.
     
  18. juggernaut911

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    If I have the option, Pencil. Mechanical that is.
     
  19. DeMoN

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    Pencil because it's erasable. And I make a lot of mistakes.
     
  20. skyman747

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    I prefer Pencils. Wooden ones before mechanical.
    Just don't like pens. They move too fast for me, making my already "illegable" handwriting even more illegable. Plus for some reason my hand always has black streaks when im done using one :wtf: