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[[File:Auto-Advance-Only pencils.JPG|200px|right|Examples of auto-advance pencils that are not provided with a push button mechanism. Top to bottom: a Paper Mate Advancer, a Fila Temagraph Automatic, and a M&G Comrade]]'''Auto-advance''' or '''auto-feed''' [[mechanical pencil|mechanical pencils]] don't need any action to advance the lead because of their particular mechanism: a spring-loaded sliding sleeve (usually a plastic cone) pushes out more lead every time it is pressed and released from the paper.
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The Mechanical Pencil Day Contest 2019 is the second ever contest held on Stationery Wiki. The contest is played and won by skill of editing. The purpose of the Mechanical Pencil Day Contest 2019 is to encourage content creation and improvement of articles related to mechanical pencils and to have fun.  
In order to work, it is required to write with a very little amount of lead coming outside the tip, and practically to drag the lead sleeve on the paper.
 
Most of the time these pencils are also provided with a push button mechanism, and can be used in the classical way.
 
  
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== The Judges ==
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[[The Pen Addict|The Pen Addict's]] [[Brad Dowdy]] and [[User:KDMP|Dave]] of [[Dave's Mechanical Pencils]] fame have agreed to act as judges for this contest.
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== How to participate ==
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To participate you need to amend an existing or create a new article related to mechanical pencils.
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Revision as of 14:38, 25 November 2019

The Mechanical Pencil Day Contest 2019 is the second ever contest held on Stationery Wiki. The contest is played and won by skill of editing. The purpose of the Mechanical Pencil Day Contest 2019 is to encourage content creation and improvement of articles related to mechanical pencils and to have fun.

The Judges

The Pen Addict's Brad Dowdy and Dave of Dave's Mechanical Pencils fame have agreed to act as judges for this contest.

How to participate

To participate you need to amend an existing or create a new article related to mechanical pencils.

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