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I'm a huge stationary...
October 18, 2011
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I'm a huge stationary nerd, so as soon as I saw these highlighters on JetPens, I had to have them. The hook was their nifty window so you don't over-highlight. I'm a chronic over-highlighter-- As in, I'll go well into the next sentence if I don't think about it and stop myself-- so these seemed *amazing*. Honestly, though, the windows aren't the best feature.

The Propus Highlighters are double-sided. That means that one side is a regular (windowed) highlighter and the other side is a thin marker tip that uses the same highlighter ink. "What would I need that for," you ask? Don't worry: I thought the same thing. When I started using the Propus, though, I realized it was changing the way I read textbooks. Now, I make a thick highlight over the key point, word, or phrase with the regular highlighter side. When I get to important sub-details, I use the thin point to underline, box in, draw arrows, star, and even write notes. With this new highlighting technique, I feel much more productive and understand what I'm reading better. These highlighters are a must for students!
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mary.andrucyk
I really like these highlighte...
August 13, 2012
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I really like these highlighters. The window isn't as great as I had hoped, but it's good. You have to use the highlighter at quite an angle for it to actually be worthwhile, but if I have something to highlight that needs to be done very carefully, they're great.

The thing I like most about them is the ink color. All of the pens have bright inks, and all of the colors allow the text below to be easily visible. I haven't tried to photocopy them, but they appear to be light enough that the text will show through on a copy. I've never really had luck using blue and green highlighters because they're always too dark to allow the text to be easily visible.

The other thing I like is the scent (or lack thereof). I can't smell the highlighters when I'm using them, but I think I smelled something when I brought the pen to my nose (it's very mild or it's just my imagination, I'm not sure which).
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maybe8675309
My host dad bought me...
March 28, 2016
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My host dad bought me a set of these in 1997 when I went to go on a homestay in Japan, and these highlighters have worked (with light use) up until literally a couple of years ago. I decided to replace them along with some other pens. The little window is total genius, at least if you are the type who is extremely neat and gets annoyed when you highlight too long because you misjudged where the end of the phrase/word/sentence whatever it was you wanted to highlight ended. The little window helps you stop precisely since you can see the upcoming words through it.
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ellydishes
LOVE these highlighters,...
December 11, 2013
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LOVE these highlighters, they aren't to dark and not to light. Though I do wish the ink didn't flow out as much once you finish highlighting, it still doesn't bleed through thin paper so I'll give in the credit! If you a school supply freak like me you will LOVE these.
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andreagbee
These pens are fabulous...
February 12, 2016
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These pens are fabulous for small spaces & great choice of colors. I love Anything Sakura!!!
Fantastic highlighters!...
January 19, 2016
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Fantastic highlighters!
amandapandaextravaganza
These are my favorite...
August 12, 2015
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These are my favorite highlighters ever! The "window" really does make a difference when you are highlighting without going over the word or whatever you are highlighting. I've used them so much in my studies that I need to get more. Definitely worth the buy.
danielle063
Favorite thing ever!...
August 10, 2015
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Favorite thing ever! I am such a perfectionist and these come super in handy! The little window on the tip of the highlighter works perfect! I can finally highlight everything perfectly!
rubycerpas
I love these highlighters!!!...
July 13, 2015
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I love these highlighters!!! They are smaller than they look (length) , but are still a very nice size (light weight too). At first I was deciding on if I wanted to order these or not because I didn't quite know what the pen tip would be used for, but after doing a little research I saw that that tip is great for underlining, circling, boxing, etc. I really recommend these.
Amanda Porter
These are fantastic highlighte...
May 27, 2015
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These are fantastic highlighters. I love the window letting me see what I'm highlighting, and the fine point is perfect for circling and underlining.
My students (the ones who are interested in office supplies) love them, and I've bought several sets of these to give as presents to particularly deserving ones.
I don't know whether I can ever go back to old highlighters after these, to be honest.
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