I Want to Know What Color Pen You Prefer to Use

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    I like blue because it's my favorite color.
    mother1983 mother1983
    31-35, F
    1 Response Oct 1, 2008

    I Like Pens

    I love using those big multicolor pens :] you know the type where there is a tab with a color and you press it down to get the color you want?? I want to start being able to use those on my written work and making it rainbow to throw everybody off :D :D
    CowgirlMagic CowgirlMagic
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 3, 2010


      Has to be blue. Or preferably pencil but the scratching sound tends to bother other people. Black seems so permanent and inflexible. Red reminds me of incorrect answers in school and green is too difficult to read. Oh, and it should be a ballpoint that writes a...
    WyldHoney WyldHoney
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Aug 16, 2008

    Plain Black

    I like pens with black ink. It's simple but powerful.
    PureEvil PureEvil
    18-21, F
    Dec 27, 2011

    Purple, Green, and Orange

    What started out as an annoyance to an ex has become a habit for me.  I love to be unique so I started using a purple pen to write all my checks.  It annoyed the p*ss out of my ex boyfriend so I started writing with purple all the time and then I branched out to include...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Jul 2, 2008


    My favourite is purple, i use it for writing letters to my friends, and if i don't have purple i use brown. But for my college stuff i use black. And when i'm doing a summary to study i use every colour in the rainbow. :)
    caritus caritus
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Dec 19, 2007

    What Other Than Purple???

    I ALWAYS chose purple or black haha. :)
    mfanis94 mfanis94
    13-15, F
    Jun 21, 2011

    White Ink On Black Paper

    That looks cool and yet my favorite colors of ink are pink, purple and teal.  I also love the metallics for writing on objects.
    Shaylon Shaylon
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jul 3, 2008

    Classic Black...

    I believe that a black pen is always the way to go. A nice inky one with a ballpoint is my favorite to write or draw with.
    meowlucy meowlucy
    18-21, F
    Jul 10, 2011
    1sundiver 1sundiver
    56-60, M
    1 Response Jan 20, 2014

    Black For Strength!

    I use a black pen, because to me, black represents strength. It is a solid color. Blue is okay, but black has much more character than blue. Black is a firm, no-nonsense type of color, with boundaries and mission driven. I like black, it makes a statement. Respect, authority and...
    xxxo222 xxxo222
    46-50, F
    Aug 25, 2012


    if i had to pick a favorite ink color, i'd go with black. that's the color i write with most often, and it's acceptable for pretty much anything, including those dreary forms with their disclaimers: must be filled out in either blue or black ink only. but i also love those packs...
    runnagirrl runnagirrl
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Nov 30, 2008


    Pink pen, that way the boys wont steal my pens! Or a big fat black marker pen for drawing with
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Aug 15, 2008

    I Like My Pens the Same Way I Like My Women...

    Fine, black, and with plenty of cushioning.
    deleted deleted
    8 Responses Jul 1, 2008

    Pen Color...!!!

    Hmmm.. Now this here is a question to ponder... Not one you answer with a quick thought... Or is it...? Well personally when it comes to my writing utensils it depends... Simple as that... For me naturally i would go for blue....rather than black... Unless I'm upset for some...
    AuThEnTiC AuThEnTiC
    18-21, F
    Apr 20, 2008


    Black, medium point-real ink, not gel--with a wide barrel I'm very particular about my pens.  They have to drift across my paper like a boat on the wave-less sea.
    goddessone goddessone
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Feb 22, 2008


    i like to use purple pen, dark purple it makes my work look neat and cool. WICKED
    thecookiegirl thecookiegirl
    13-15, F
    1 Response Aug 15, 2012

    Purple Or Green

    My preference would have to be purple or green, they show up well and are a change to what people usually use - black and blue. So it's very good then. Most of my pens are either of these colours.
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 18, 2007

    Blue Pen

    I simply like blue pen because I like the colour blue.
    aquarius3 aquarius3
    1 Response Nov 13, 2011

    Different Colors!!

     I really like purple and green ink! It's just too bad that my teachers won't accept my work in those colors. -_- I don't know if they make orange pens, (besides gel) but if they did that would be my new favorite! They should make high quality pens (like the ones that are...
    Balletsinger Balletsinger
    13-15, F
    1 Response Dec 24, 2009

    Black And Chrome

    The classic black of Monte Blanc and the chrome of my everyday Parkers.
    YourVehicle YourVehicle
    51-55, M
    Oct 14, 2010

    That Depends...

    I always write in blue ballpoint pen. Inky pens annoy me as they can be messy. However....i am an accountant so when preparing files i have a set of rules i have to follow (self impossed)...file referencing is done in red - notes on the file are in blue. I have to write out my...
    Flugelblues Flugelblues
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Feb 2, 2008

    Pens Are Beautiful

    My favorite color pens are black and purple gel ink. Black is so strong and bold. It's just a color that seems to permenant and gives your words meaning. Purple is fun and funky. It shows up on all kinds of paper, no matter if it's liquid ink or gel ink. Purple is something...
    SarahTM SarahTM
    26-30, F
    Nov 17, 2010

    Red Ink

    Recently my pen preference has changed from black to red ink.I can't quite say why for sure, other than I like how the red looks on paper.
    CuteInChaos CuteInChaos
    18-21, F
    May 13, 2011

    My Color of Choice

    I prefer to use a pen of blue ink for most things, unless it's a professional document that I have to sign then I go for the black ink pen. But on a regular basis, I use blue ink, just not has dull to look at on paper. I have to have some color :)
    Sweetheartxoxo Sweetheartxoxo
    26-30, F
    Apr 19, 2008

    Purple!!!! Purple!!!! Purple!!!!!

    Anyone else notice red and green pens suck? Actually, beyond the realm of blue and black pens, everything else runs out of ink quickly or doesn't work as well, so i usually use black, but I really REALLY like purple pens. It just screams "I'm nerdy and sophisticated!"...
    Yellowrhapsody Yellowrhapsody
    16-17, F
    8 Responses Apr 5, 2008

    It Matters.

    my very favourite colour of ink is purple. it's unusual and pretty, like myself ;) luckily the office always keeps several varieties of purple pens in the supply room, so i never have to go without. second choice, if purple's not available, is blue. i especially like the super...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter
    26-30, F
    11 Responses Dec 18, 2007

    I Enjoy A Nice Red Pen

    My favorite color of pen to use is red. I don't know why but it always has been. Not just that, but I prefer red gel-ink pens that write smoothly but have a thin stroke. It used to irritate me in high school that I could never use my red pens because that's what the teachers used...
    PrincessPony PrincessPony
    22-25, F
    Jul 20, 2011


    Just because. Now I have to type another sentence because apparently "just because" isn't enough of a reason why I prefer black ink over any other colors of ink. Oh well...
    JonFurniss JonFurniss
    18-21, M
    Apr 6, 2008


    most of the time I prefer blue. Either a medium one or a very thin one.  I think the medium one is better to write with but the stuff written looks better with the thin one.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Dec 20, 2007

    Blue Clicky Pens

    For just normal writing, I'll always go with blue ink.  Give me a fairly wide barrel and a retractable tip, and I'm good to go.I do like other colored ink for some occasions; red and green can make holiday tags/notes festive, and pink ink will always grab my attention.  Purple...
    Plaid Plaid
    31-35, F
    Dec 27, 2011

    I Like Red Pens

    I love the color red.It's intense,bold and attractive to the eyes.It's also mood changing,the color of blood and the leaves of autumn.Beautiful thing to write with.
    Jenna1225 Jenna1225
    22-25, F
    Jun 28, 2012

    Choice Of Crimson Tears

    I prefer blood red ink on crisp white paper. Its such a stark contrast and its really pretty, especially if you write in a fancy calligraphy.
    EnvyMohado EnvyMohado
    13-15, F
    Jul 26, 2010

    Green, Preferable Dark And Rich.

    I want pen that is the color of a Christmas tree, early in the morning when you wonder if its time to jump on your sleeping parents and declare it time to open that present you hand picked earlier but they wrapped up anyway.
    RakTalBu RakTalBu
    18-21, M
    Sep 22, 2011

    I Go Through Phases

    generally black for everything all of the time but occasionally I'll switch to blue and write in that for a long time. i also write in rainbow biro's a lot and my favourite of these is the pink one isn't it strange how we bother thinking about little unimportant factors like...
    juniper juniper
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 18, 2007

    Blue Papermate

    I absolutely love blue papermate pens. I usually prefer pencils(which i also have a preference for) but when necessary, blue papermate pens are always my choice.
    holygirl135 holygirl135
    16-17, F
    Feb 6, 2008

    All of Them!

    I have a great collection of fountain pens in every colour, to show the colours of the ink cartridges inside of them.  (Plus every style and thickness of nibs.)  I have inks in green, violet, purple, burgundy, red, violet, peacock blue, dark blue, brown, black...
    61-65, F
    8 Responses Nov 30, 2008

    Green Or Blue

    @ work & for official things i use blue. for fun things i like metallic green or purple. those i've only found twice. i'll have to go on the hunt again.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Dec 18, 2007

    Pen Freak

    I prefer blue ink and a broad point in a red pen. I've always been a pen freak. Loved 'em, couldn't get enough of 'em. I grew up in the '50's and '60's, and that time was pen heaven. New ball points came out all the time. At that time they didn't have the formula for the paste...
    Minsk Minsk
    61-65, M
    2 Responses May 14, 2011

    Hmm, This Is A Toughy!

    It usually depends on what I'm writing! If I'm writing notes for a class I like to use a black capped pen. But if I'm writing something for myself (Like a story, or poem) I prefer purple or blue (and sometimes red)! I love pens though, I can't stand using pencils unless I'm...
    Godzillaisdamn Godzillaisdamn
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jun 22, 2011


    I love using red fine line pens! I love drawing and doodling with them, I love writing letters and shopping lists with them, I even fill in forms with them (guiltily now because I got yelled at for not using a black one last time... ooops lol).  I used to give my...
    sugarburn sugarburn
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Sep 2, 2008

    Favorite Ever!

     I'd have to say: BLACK! Because it's simple and in my opinion classy(how i got to that conclusion? don't know!) I really don't like the blue ink because is kinda blah...and looks blah.... Red ink? too flashy. But if i want to use a bit of color i'd underline words w...
    andreinac13 andreinac13
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 4, 2008


    I like to use black pen. It just looks neater to me. I also love doodling in black pen. I wish I saved all of my school papers that I doodled on, most of them look really awesome.
    peaceloveandfairydust peaceloveandfairydust
    16-17, F
    Jul 15, 2012

    Black, Definitely Black

    I don't know why but I really like black. I have been using black ink since, I don't know for how long now. Wow. I can't believe I'm still using black until now. Maybe I should use other colors now.
    amethyst91 amethyst91
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Sep 25, 2010

    My Love For Pens

    My overall mood changes when I'm uncomfortable with a pen I use at school.But there's that perfect one I have.It is thick and it has a rubber part where it's easier to write with.It's such a smooth lay down of ink. Beauty.And it's GREEN.
    auroramarie auroramarie
    Apr 23, 2011

    My Favorite Pen Is...

    I like the Pentel R.S.V.P in fine point in the color purple.  When I went to college as a non-trad just a few short years ago, I wrote all my college notes with a purple Pentel R.S.V.P. pen.  It's good for notetaking, it's a pretty color and it also is good for making...
    PrayerWhisperer PrayerWhisperer
    46-50, F
    1 Response Dec 17, 2007

    But of Course...pink.

    Pink is "my signature color". It represents my fight against breast cancer. So of course my favorite ink color is pink as well. Plus, hubby isn't so much into pink so he leaves my pens alone...hehehehe
    ColorMeReal ColorMeReal
    41-45, F
    6 Responses Dec 18, 2007

    My Favourite Colour

    I like to use red on white paper because red is my favourite colour, it always has been. Unfortunately, my school hates us writing in red pen because the teachers mark in red so they ask us to write in blue or black... I prefer bright green though, so I use that but if I can, I...
    Lee2p Lee2p
    70+, M
    Dec 27, 2010


    i love blue pens. there is something very authoritative and professional about them.
    NaNeenah NaNeenah
    31-35, F
    2 Responses May 31, 2008


    Black and blue is too boring. I have a purple pen that I love to use because it's fun and pretty. :)
    ktgator1617 ktgator1617
    18-21, F
    Jun 1, 2010

    No Question

    definitely blue!  black is just blah...unless it's a really good pen, then i like it.  i also like to use the colored ones...purple and green being my favs there :)  yay for pens!!  ok, so i might have a tad bit of a fascination with pens...i like them and own...
    KinkyFlower KinkyFlower
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Aug 15, 2008

    The Pen Is Rrrrrrroyal Blue

    I prefer blue. I prefer it over black because you can tell that it is an original copy. I have no patience for colorful pens. Blue it is.
    boostershot boostershot
    2 Responses Mar 11, 2011

    My Pen?

    I rather Black ball gel pen. 
    scarlet12223 scarlet12223
    16-17, F
    Jun 21, 2012
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