Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Write it in Red with Bic 4-Color Ballpoint Pen Giveaway 2/14

 I recently was given the opportunity to review one of these pens, and my first thought was "I had no idea they still made these pens!"  You see, when I was a little girl (back in caveman days if you ask my children) I used to love to go visit my Auntie and Uncle's house across town for a week every year, and I remember what great times we had at her house playing games.  One game in particular required writing down information, and we always used a Bic 4-Color Ballpoint Pen to write with.  I am a little unsure as to why this pen is such a vivid and fond memory in my mind, but that pen is always forefront in my mind.

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I recall that the pen wasn't always reliable back in the day, and we often had to scribble on a separate piece of paper to get whatever color we wanted to use working so I was curious to see how well today's version works.

Pen Features:

  • Blue, Black, Red or Green Ink
  • Medium Point
  • Refillable, so better for the environment
I have to admit I was dreading writing my New Year's Resolutions this year, but this pen made it a more colorful task!  Of course, I had to use all four colors as I was writing my thoughts down, and here is what my real life experience was using this pen!

First of all, all four of the colors worked right away-no need for scribbling on a piece of paper.  Secondly, there is no sticking when switching from one color to the next.  I personally prefer a fine point pen a little more, but this pen does write very smoothly, and I love that it has four colors in one pen!  As a former teacher, my favorite color to write with is red!

You can find out more about this and many more pens on the Bic website and Facebook.  This is the perfect pen to write your Valentine's Day cards with, and you can win a pen of your very own here!  

Did you have one of these pens growing up? Please share with us your fond memories of this pen!

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Disclaimer:  I received one of the items mentioned in the post from Smiley 360 for review purposes only.  I was not required to write a positive post and any opinions mentioned in this post are honest and my own.

9 comments:

  1. We used these all the tine at work. This was the doctor's favorite pen!

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    1. That is so funny to me that a professional like a Doctor loves this pen too! It shows how it stands the test of time, and obviously works well

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  2. I have these pens and I absolutely Love them! So do my kids. They keep trying to steal mine. lol.

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  3. I haven't used one of these pens in years, but I loved them! I'm picking one up next time I go to the store...too fun!

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  4. I love Big pens!! I use them l use them all the time!

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  5. Cool looking pen!!! We always lose them so we need more!

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    1. The kids will love this one because of the colors so I really have to hide it :D

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  6. Pens like these inspired me to write more as a kid.

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