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Old 11-09-2012, 04:14 PM
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Originally Posted by mrachelle87 View Post
I bought several boxes of Ticonderoga pencils this year and they shatter...the wood crumbles when they are sharp. I am so frustrated because I spent a fortune on them.
Is it possible that there are "counterfeit" Ticonderoga pencils out there? What is this world coming to?

I think I've lost my faith in humanity...
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Old 11-11-2012, 01:13 AM
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I find that with the cheaper pencils, the lead breaks off in segments and fall on the floor. Students end up stepping on the pieces of lead and "write" all over the floor. I think pencils have definitely gotten cheaper over the years.
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pencils, useless

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