Nerd Alert, Part III

27 February 2007 at 3:21 pm 3 comments

| Peter Klein |

I stopped at OfficeMax today to have new business cards printed and found myself drawn magnetically towards the pen section. I cannot resist trying new pens!

Today I bought a two-pack of Pentel EnerGel 0.7mm ballpoint retractable gel pens with purple ink. Oooooo, they write so smoothly . . . with such violet-purpleness . . . ahhhhh. . . .

That’s Anne Zelenka asking “Do You Have An Office Supply Fetish?” at Web Worker Daily. I’m sure some of you have one. What office supplies do you covet?

(I think we are ready now to add Nerd Alert as a general category.)

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3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. a.hogan  |  28 February 2007 at 9:20 am

    A whiteboard. Can’t beat it for brain-storming and leaving notes. It’s best to have all your work and ideas up on the wall, where your boss and other passer-bys can see it. But the markers and erasers disappear easily, and are easily coveted.

  • 2. Donald A. Coffin  |  28 February 2007 at 2:17 pm

    Bags. I have a collection of briefcase/bags that I will never be able to use fully. But they look so cool sitting in my office-office and in my home-office.

  • 3. spostrel  |  5 March 2007 at 7:39 pm

    Bloc Rhodia pads. Also nifty pens.

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