25 thoughts on “hi-tech lo-tech.

  1. Diane says:

    I have no trouble reading it, but it is eerily similar to my own handwriting in a few ways.

    Just make sure the ink is dry before you put it on the scanner bed!

  2. Peter says:

    Oh, I don’t know, Marko.

    1. You hold a fountain-pen with your fingers – i.e. digits.

    2. The Internet is a digital medium.

    3. Therefore, a blog post written with a fountain pen is entirely logical!

    Q.E.D.
    🙂

  3. Eric says:

    Is the Neo jealous yet?

  4. MarkHB says:

    Heeheeheehee…. Cool! Just think of it as penmanship practise.

  5. Tam says:

    I can’t change the goddam font size; your fountain pen obviously isn’t Firefox-compatible.

  6. M. Philbrick says:

    No problems reading it at all; your handwriting is much better than mine. Cool change of pace, interested to see how you figure out the hyper-links…

  7. Paul Simer says:

    For links, use image maps.

  8. Jeff says:

    Did you re-learn to write in America? Your handwriting doesn’t look like most German handwriting I’ve seen.

  9. eBookGuru says:

    I would try that, but I fear not a single reader would be able to make it out…

  10. “And blue ink.”

    now that’s funny!

    great longhand compared to mine; use it or lose it…i spent so many years filling out pawn forms and 4473’s in all block caps that i almost can’t do cursive (legibly) at all anymore…hmm, maybe that explains my sick aversion to the shift key too!

    jtc

  11. Robert says:

    I can’t change the goddam font size; your fountain pen obviously isn’t Firefox-compatible.

    Firefox versions 3.0 and higher magnify both text and picture elements. It is very nice for those of us who run a monitor at very high resolutions.

  12. MarkHB says:

    Robert,

    You have just saved me from having to futz in my nVidia control panel every time I want to browse porn.

    I mean look at small images. Er. Yeah… thanks! Yeah.

  13. OrangeNeckInNY says:

    The only thing I really couldn’t make out was your friend’s name. It looks like “Mork” or “Monk” but I think I’ll settle on “Mark.” Yeah…that’s it….

  14. *lol* You put the line over the “u” to differentiate it from the “n” and “m”!
    I started attending a German school in 8th grade, and most of the students did that too. I didn’t adopt too much of the German cursive, my habits were entrenched by then, but I did learn how to properly form my 1s and 7s.

  15. JIGSAW says:

    hehehe … now that’s what i call a challenge. Your handwriting is quite legible as far as i’m concerned, but then again, i used to do temp work as a PA so i’ve seen LOTS of REALLY BAD handwriting.

  16. Morq says:

    That was me, Christina.

  17. ibex says:

    There’s also something utterly weird about reading a handwritten blog post.

  18. Al T. says:

    Oh, not a good idea. Makes my eyes hurt..😦

  19. Breda says:

    Oh, I like this idea! Can I copy it? (and you have lovely handwriting)

  20. John Hardin says:

    How many tries to get it right?

  21. John says:

    I like your handwriting. 🙂

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