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32 Examples of Eccentric Pencils

From Vibrant Exposed Pencils to Rapping Writing Tools

— August 22, 2013 — Eco
As August is coming to a close and the school year is about to begin, these eccentric pencils will help you start the semester in style.

Pencils have fallen from popularity and have been replaced by the pen; however this year, these writing tools will allow you to get homework done in style. Depending on the school you attend, and what year you are in, it may delegate which of the pencils is perfect for you.

Everything from famous movie quotes, to swear words, to floral patterns are included in this list. There are even scented pencils, which will make your hands smell fabulous.

It can be tough to want to go back to school, but studying will be a lot more fun if the writing tool you are using is showing you inspirational words. These eccentric pencils may not guarantee straight A's, but they will help you get through the challenging first few weeks.
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Song-Playing Scrawlers
Song-Playing Scrawlers
Pendio by Yeongkeun Jeong Provides Audio Entertainment While You Write
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Sporty Stationery
Sporty Stationery
The Hockey Stick Pencil Will Inspire Fun and Games
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Sleek Scented Sticks
Sleek Scented Sticks
‘A Rather Novel Collection Fragrance Pencil' From Anthropologie
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Nostalgic Moment Stationeries
Nostalgic Moment Stationeries
Relive Your Favorite Memories with Designs from the One Fine Dae Ets
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Peculiar Broom-Shaped Pencils
Peculiar Broom-Shaped Pencils
This Clever Pencil Design Has an Eraser Broom Attachment
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Lighter-Inspired Writing Utensils
Lighter-Inspired Writing Utensils
The Sharpener Lite Will Make You Look Badass in the Classroom
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Motivational Writing Utensils
Motivational Writing Utensils
The 'Keep Calm and Carry On' Pencils Will Help You Through Hard Work
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Percussion Writing Tools
Percussion Writing Tools
Perform Drum Solos During Lunch Breaks With Drumstick Pencils
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Sitcom Romance Writing Tools
Sitcom Romance Writing Tools
The Teenage Power Couple Pencil Set Pays Tribute to Darling Duos
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Effacing Graphite Implements
Effacing Graphite Implements
The DUK1106 Eraser Pencil Merges Two Note-Taking Tools
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Calendrical Countdown Stationery
Calendrical Countdown Stationery
The Hello Weekend Pencils Collection Anticipates the Week's End
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Graphite Writing Bullet Shells
Graphite Writing Bullet Shells
These Replica .50 Caliber Sculptures Last for Seven to Nine Years
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Gambling Writing Tools
Gambling Writing Tools
The Pencil Dice is Both Practical and Fun
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Anti-Smoking Stationary
Anti-Smoking Stationary
The No Smoking Cigarette Pencils Have an Addictive Appearance
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Romantic Message Stationery
Romantic Message Stationery
The Enamored Pencil Set Features Sweet Sayings
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Bullethead Writing Utensils
Bullethead Writing Utensils
Bring the Highly Stylized Midori Brass Pencils Back to School
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Potty-Mouthed Pencils
Potty-Mouthed Pencils
These X-Rated Pencils From The Carbon Crusader Are Hilarious
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Pleading Pencils
Pleading Pencils
Dino Sanchez Creatively Reminds Us That the Pencil Seems to Be Going Extinct
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Rapping Writing Tools
Rapping Writing Tools
One Up Designs' Classic Rap No. 2 Pencil Set is for Writing Rhymes
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Delicate Floral Stationary
Delicate Floral Stationary
Maoiliosa by Melissa Griffith Features Asian-Inspired Designs
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12
Deceptive Hybrid Writing Tools
Deceptive Hybrid Writing Tools
This Wooden Mechanical Pencil Combines Two Types of Writing Tools
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Environmentally Friendly Stationery
Environmentally Friendly Stationery
The Eco Highlighters are Made for Creative Kids
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10
Self-Sharpening Drawing Tools
Self-Sharpening Drawing Tools
Mechanical Colored Pencils Let You Color Without Stopping
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Vibrant Exposed Pencils
Vibrant Exposed Pencils
The Lyra 'Colorstripe' Strips Away Its Shell to Expose Vivid Colors
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Rectilinear Writing Tools
Rectilinear Writing Tools
Moleskine Rectangular Pencils Reexamine Stationery Standards
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Recipe-Ridden Writing Supplies
Recipe-Ridden Writing Supplies
Paperpastries Pencils are the "Write" Way to Gain Knowledge
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Famous Movie Quote Pencils
Famous Movie Quote Pencils
These Pink Pencils Feature Hilarious Mean Girls Movie Quotes
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Scrappy Writing Tools
Scrappy Writing Tools
Ariane Prin Creates Eco-Friendly Pencils Made Out of Sawdust
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Clever Fastening Scribblers
Clever Fastening Scribblers
The Clip Pencil Keeps Your Documents Organized
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3
Exacerbated Exclamation Pencils
Exacerbated Exclamation Pencils
These Foul-Mouthed Statement Pencils are Fed Up
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2
Sustainable Matchstick Stationery
Sustainable Matchstick Stationery
Protect the Environment One Recycled Paper Pencil at a Time
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DIY Cement Pencil Holders
DIY Cement Pencil Holders
This Simplistic DIY Pencil Holder is Punched with Holes Like a Honeycomb
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