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New model: Moleskine Reporter Notebooks

Moleskine Reporter Notebooks, MoleskineUS

Drool. Spanking new Moleskine reporter notebooks look really nice. Can’t wait to pick one up for myself.

Looks like they’re very similar to the old-school classic Moleskine, but with the flippable top-binding and a vertically-oriented accordion pocket. The immediate improvement I can see would be for writing in cramped places—like the top of your thigh while riding the bus. I wonder if the binding allows it to flip over completely without damaging the spine.

Anxious to hear what other folks think of these. Anyone tried them yet?

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plus it survives the...

plus it survives the harsh environment of my bag much better than any spiral bound would, hence 20$ well spent. I'd assume the same goes for you and your Molesikines, eh?

Correct. I could care less about any cachet. I thought I was the only one who bought the damn things until I found this weblog, honestly.

I've had one large one that I use as a travel journal whenever I go places. Had it for a couple of years. A $1 notebook could not survive the beating the Moleskine has taken.




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