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Old 07-15-15, 01:49 PM
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When was the last time you used a pencil?

When was the last time you used a pencil?

I noticed that one of Amazon's "Prime Day" deals was an electric pencil sharpener.

I can't even remember the last time I picked up a pencil.

Maybe thirty years ago.
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Re: When was the last time you used a pencil?

Probably a week ago. They're in my pencil cup at work. I take notes with them when I don't have a pen.

Thirty years ago? You obviously don't have kids right? They're all over my house.
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Re: When was the last time you used a pencil?

About 5 minutes ago, I keep one on my desk for calendar entries. I already have a pencil sharpener.
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Re: When was the last time you used a pencil?

Last weekend in the garage. Marking measurements for cutting on a project.
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Re: When was the last time you used a pencil?

A couple of days ago. I use them for math stuff or puzzles.
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Re: When was the last time you used a pencil?

I use pencils a lot, they're essential when working with music scores.
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Re: When was the last time you used a pencil?

This morning.
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Re: When was the last time you used a pencil?

Every fall I sing in a choir that joins with the Kansas City Symphony Chorus to present an annual performance of Handel's Messiah. The only time I ever use a pencil is during choir season, to mark my score.
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Re: When was the last time you used a pencil?

Trivia league and a golf pencil. Beyond that a pencil works better than a pen for drawing an item on paper to cut out with scissors.
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Re: When was the last time you used a pencil?

I'm using one right now ... but not to write with
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Re: When was the last time you used a pencil?

Less than an hour ago. A couple of coworkers and I take turns on the local free paper's daily crossword.

Outside of that, nothing but black or red pens.
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Re: When was the last time you used a pencil?

A few days ago, had to mark some trim and drywall for cutting. Our preschooler grabs one every time we go to Ikea. I can't remember the last time we bought one.
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Re: When was the last time you used a pencil?

A few weeks ago to mark some wood for cutting.

But outside of carpentry, the last time I used a pencil was probably when I couldn't find a pen.
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Re: When was the last time you used a pencil?

This reminds me of my favourite schoolyard joke:

What did the constipated math teacher do?

Worked it out with a pencil.
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Re: When was the last time you used a pencil?

Originally Posted by SkullOrchard View Post
I can't even remember the last time I picked up a pencil.

Maybe thirty years ago.
By far the strangest part of this thread
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Re: When was the last time you used a pencil?

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About 5 minutes ago, I keep one on my desk for calendar entries. I already have a pencil sharpener.
I use it all the time for my desktop calendar as well. Though we are probably in the minority since I would guess that most people use a digital calender.
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Re: When was the last time you used a pencil?

I use pencils all the time.
Old 07-15-15, 03:53 PM
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Re: When was the last time you used a pencil?

A couple days ago, and it wasn't to fill out a lotto card.
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Re: When was the last time you used a pencil?

Every few days.
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Re: When was the last time you used a pencil?

Rarely because I usually have a pen nearby at all times. Once a month, at most.
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Re: When was the last time you used a pencil?

Yesterday, but my Bic pencil really doesn't like be sharpened.
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Re: When was the last time you used a pencil?

Couple weeks ago. The library keeps them handy if you need to jot something down while at a computer.
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Re: When was the last time you used a pencil?

Well, for all of you folks still using pencils on a regular basis, I hope you got in on that Amazon "Prime Day" deal for the pencil sharpener.
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Re: When was the last time you used a pencil?

Suduko, making note in my book....
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Re: When was the last time you used a pencil?

I used a pencil a couple of months ago to fill out a lottery ticket.

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