07 December 2012

Free For All Friday No. 212

Seems like many people are going for either smaller or bigger rings in their organizers these days.

I've read of several people who are downsizing their ring circumference to a Compact Filofax or even Slimline to reduce bulk.

On the other end of the spectrum, I know several people who have crossed over into Franklin Covey territory and are enjoying the greater capacity of 1 inch, 1.25 or even 1.5 inch rings.

Have you upgraded or downsized your rings lately?

And as always on Fridays, please feel free to discuss anything ring-binder related.

Happy Friday everyone!

69 comments:

  1. I purchased an FC binder because it was cheap and I wanted to compare it to an FF...I found that those riings were just too big for me and impossible to write over. It's now a very big storage binder ^_^ The 23mm of a Personal FF is big enough for me, however I frequently swap to a compact because I find those to be easiest of all.

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  2. Anyone who read my recent Filofax confession in my blog will know I currently use a gazillion A5s but my actually life planner ( as opposed to some project specific planners) is in a personal Aston. But for 2013 I am all set to move into a compact Regency. It is sitting here looking all elegant and ready to go. Its even decorated with washi tape and stickers which is very usual for me. But in order to retain my current monthly, weekly with notes and day on two page daily I have sacrificed all but a few sheets of notepaper. Which means some of the things I carry now are in an Osterley Plum A5. In other words in a superb act of anti-maths I downsided from 23 mm rings to a combined 40mm. Oops!
    I am partially resolving this as I have ordered some new Moleskine Volant pocket notebooks which fit in the Regency pockets of the compact without straining the clasp and which will allow note jottings without forcing me to sacrifice diary pages. ( although my preferred lime green is very hard to find now. Does anyone know why?) Another option is to carry slightly fewer daily pages. I have five weeks worth in there at present. But as I am fine with carrying the A5 and compact both from home to work and back as I am in a car I actually think the combination will be fine. If I go out socially the compact alone can go in my handbag. The A5 is also working as a kind of transit filo which I can use to carry salient bits of all my other many filos as and when needed.
    Ask me in February how its all working!

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    2. I think carrying a big, fat Filofax has become particularly passé for men. In the 1980's and early 90's, a large and, above all, over-filled organiser was seen as an indication of extensive responsibilities and status. Now it can just look outmoded, inefficient nd behind-the-times.

      I've been on a Filofax diet for 20 years, coming down from 30mm A5 via 25mm (and 28mm and 23mm Time Manager binders) to my current 13mm set-up in a Flex cover. But I'm even struggling to justify that! The turning point for me (and many others) has been the iPad. Just about everything works well on it. I'm using and synchronising all appointments, to-do's (using Things), contacts and my information database effortlessly with it. I won't be going back to paper for any of these things!

      However, there is one area that still works much better with a pen. It's strategy, goal setting and planning. I find that thoughts flow much more smoothly onto quality paper than trying to tap on a screen. So my 13mm rings are sufficient for these pages.

      But for 2013 I'm going to try one of Laurie's Plannerisms Planners. It's a bound system; something I've never succeeded with before. However, if I can get it to fit in my Filofax Flex cover (and it is "if" as Laurie's are unfortunately not A5) I may be able to dispense with rings completely. That would be a major step for me. I've been using ringed organisers constantly for over 25 years!

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    3. Two thoughts occur Tim: why do you care what others think about how the system you use looks? and secondly, I use an ipad all the time too but I still have a tower of filos! I did dally with the electronic diary but it didnt work for me. I though tit was great for a whiel and then... enthusiasm faded badly. Partly I like the action of writing and the actilty of a leather binder and partly I can't see everything all at once on an ipad and its just not the same swapping between apps as it is in a filofax. I am glad it is working for you though. I find I use ipad and filo togther with the ipad mostly for consuming content and reference and the filos for notes and planning.

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    4. Us men are all dreadfully insecure Helen! We may laugh now but it certainly was an issue for men in corporate life in the 80's and not just City slickers. Your Filofax spoke volumes about you! it had to be bulging at the seams with papers and forms to show how busy you were! 1.25" or even 1.5" rings were best to hold all this stuff and, the more expensive the binder, the more successful you were perceived. A thin vinyl imitation Filofax was the worst thing to carry around!

      I tend to worry less about what others think these days, especially as I run my own small business. In my dreams I would love to return to being totally paper. The reality for many of us is that iPads have revolutionised the way we work in the same way as Filofaxes did 25 years ago. There's certainly a future for paper, but just look at the paucity of male contributors on here to see that, for many men, paper organisers just don't hit the mark these days.

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    5. Tim, I think you're bang on with your comments here. I can't ever *really* see myself carrying my A5 Finsbury, or even my (beautiful) black leather Time Manager again, yet as you say, in the 1980's they had to be over-stuffed, because that sent out a message that you were Important, Responsible and, most of all, Busy. Maybe I'm less bothered now, but I'm quite happy (very happy) to carry my Personal Hampstead with a very neat interior (hence the cotton cream). Like you, in my state of nirvana I *will* be 100% paper-based, and will lose the dreaded sync problems which seem to dog everyone who has a cloud-based, or PC based, system.

      I'm not that interested in the iPad 'revolution' - they still seem like highly priced executive toys to me, and I can't see me using them, now or ever. When my laptop, which has the advantage that it will run some *actual* programs but the disadvantage of weighing about as much as a hod of housebricks, eventually expires, I may get one purely for accessing the internet and email when I'm on the move, since that appears to be about all it will do anyway, but until then I'm fine.

      Paper-wise, Neil's comments earlier in the week have got me thinking about paper quality again, and last evening I got out all of my fountain pens (different colours, OK?) and tried them all on a) FF paper, b) cheap copy paper, c) a Rhodia notepad, and d) some decent 'social stationery' writing paper. The result - light years of difference going up the scale. As a result I think cheap paper and I may be on the way to parting company on a permanent basis, which, sadly, could lead to me leaving the Filofax camp, as I don't care much for the cut-and-punch proposition. Watch this space, I guess. I've discovered a couple of *really* nice paper and journal suppliers (off-topic, so I won't bore you) that I'll be checking out.

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    6. David - as you love your personal filofax and only ever use a basic diary and lined note pages, why don't you also investigate all the other insert manufacturers? For example Aspinal, Smithson, Montblanc? Their paper is generally superb and as you are on London frequently, you could actually go and sample it and see if it is up to your requirements.

      At the other end of the scale the Staples paper they use for their ARC system is really excellent. Although it is A5 it is very slim so could easily be a contender - especailly for work projects.

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    7. I was walking down Bond Street on Wednesday and passed Mont Blanc. Very tempted to go in, only put off by the seemingly-unemployed 'doorman' lurking just inside ready to unload his sales pitch on my unsuspecting personage. I really dislike shops that have 'spare' staff assigned to prospect-mugging in this way, so I passed up the opportunity. Good idea though. I see Mont Blanc have a store within John Lewis, which is generally a less daunting option....maybe I'll check it out. Refill are certainly reassuringly expensive, as thy used to say of Stella Artois....

      Can't find refills on the Aspinall website (minus 1000 points for the web designers, would have thought Aspinall could afford better), but I'm sure they're there.

      Smythson very nice indeed, although at £40 for a diary refills and £10 for note paper, think I'll pass.....

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    8. How did you get on with your student-centred planning?

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    9. At this stage that was really for my daughter - I've given her a stack of links, plus a basic diary and notebook setup, plus a copy of Andrew Northedge's excellent study skills book, and left her to decide what's the best way for her. Thanks for asking!

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    10. A, Tim and David, now I understand. This an age thing (sorry). In the 80's all I had to worry about was the fact that my mother refused to buy me either a rara or a puffball skirt. These days I am eternally gratfeul to her!

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    11. Helen - just wait until Stevie M. gets on here and sees your remarks! :) I think he may be older (just) than either David or me. He's certainly the only one who has been able to take early retirement - and instead run a very professional and interesting blog called Philofaxy!

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    12. Oh, Helen, I'm disappointed.....so now we're older we are less important? Or less worried about the appearance of importance? Hmmmmm

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    13. Oh, she says (with an affected air of innocence), did I start trouble? :)
      If I thought I could type in a public forum that you are MORE important as you get older without being accused of age discrimiation I might consider it!
      although if importance relates to how much paper you have in filofaxes I am willing to bet I am much more important than most people! (Sadly, I am sure that is in fact not remotely true!)
      I wonder, in any event, how many 1980's binders were filled to capacity with mostly blank paper?!

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    14. Tim, I think your comment about carrying a large planner is right on the money:

      "Now it can just look outmoded, inefficient and behind-the-times."

      I used to get looks of admiration when I pulled out my paper planner. People thought I must be really organized. Now I get looks of surprise - like "why in the world do you want to carry that giant thing?"

      And being a small business owner (my husband has a one-man remodeling business), there are some things that just have to be done on-line. I've always kept our accounting in my planner and the filing cabinet but I've been moving to keeping everything on the computer. It just makes more sense.

      Regardless of what anyone thinks, I will definitely continue using a paper planner - it works for me and an electronic planner doesn't - but I'm trying to go smaller so my planner isn't so "in your face".

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    15. You called.....

      I was born in 1959.... 54 next birthday!

      So I'm not sure if that makes me older or younger than my compatriots on here!

      Steve

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    16. 1955 here....58 next...so definitely too old for an organiser (sorry Helen) :)

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    17. Sometime soon, if permitted, I will make a guest post featuring what I think is very probably the biggest honkin filo that was ever made in the personal size!

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    18. Am I the oldest at 1954?

      David - please don't be put off by the door man at the Montblanc store. I've been in there more than once resembling a bag lady and he has very kindly helped me both into and out of the store carrying all my bags for me. I 'only' went in for some ink and was treated with the utmost respect by very, very helpful sales people. Nothing was too much trouble.

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    19. I think at this rate OAP will no longer stand for Old Age Pensioner... but instead we will be collectively known as Old Age Philofaxers..... ;-)

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    20. Ooh - this morning I am now feeling quite young 1974 - hurrah!!! And yes, I had the ra-ra skirt and my mother bought me a puffball skirt (awful length, awful skirt). I think she wanted me to be more of a girl... :-)

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    21. Thanks Alison, I'll bear that in mind......

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  3. I seem to constantly change my views and wishes when it comes to binder and ring sizes - the grass always seems to be greener. I'd more or less settled on personal size for personal stuff and to carry around, and an A5 for work which sits on my desk, and now I have had the chance of a contract in the new year which would involve me working away at least two days a week - which could mean me carrying both A5 and personal. Again my mind is ticking over the best options. At the end of the day I need some mechanism to record my personal and work tasks on a piece of paper each day - then they get done, otherwise I'm afraid it is out-of-sight, out-of-mind.

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  4. When typing on an iPad, Malden autocorrects to Maleness.

    Just thought I would mention this random fact.

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    1. Also corrects Novotel to Noodle. I very nearly spent an afternoon looking for a meeting venue at a noodle house in Greenwich.....

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    2. Ha ha, I don't think my A5 Vintage Pink Malden would appreciate being referred to as "maleness"....she looks pretty feminine to me!

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  5. I've always used a 1.25" ring in my compact FC and am having a hard time downsizing to the personal Malden rings. There's just no room! I kept a LOT of stuff in my FC.

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  7. Here's a random question from a regular reader, I am in love with my a5 Finchley and also with Laurie's Plannerisms planner! Is there a chance I could get a plannerismsplanner unbound or even punched for my Filo please?..
    Thanks in advance , jo

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    1. That is a great question. Before I saw Laurie's planner, I had thought the same thing with the Women's Success Planner. I really like that planner but not willing to punch new holes (too much work and I don't like how it looks with all those extra holes!). I am using the December pages as a trial and if I like them I was going to inquire if it were possible to get them unpunched. I guess at that point I'd have to punch them myself but at least they wouldn't have 13 holes in them! Have you inquired with Laurie about your request? Looking forward to the answer!

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    2. Hi! Sorry but the Plannerisms planners are bound only this year, and since printing is completed there's no way to get an unbound version. I'm hoping to be able to do a looseleaf version next year though!

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    3. If it's possible to get it unbound, maybe it could also be unpunched? The market for it might be even bigger if it suited more formats.

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    4. I have today taken delivery of one of Laurie's Plannerism Going Places planners. She has put a huge amount of work into them and is to be congratulated.

      I hope Laurie has got broad enough shoulders when I say there is one adverse thing to be aware of. They are NOT, REPEAT NOT, A5. The Collins Australian website is selling them specifically as A5 products. Not true! A5 is 210mm x 148.5mm. On the planners they are described as 5.5" x 8.5" (215mm x 140mm). This is the page size. The planner itself is 220mm x 143mm (8 5/8ths" x 5 5/8ths"), with the cover.

      The discrepancy comes because Laurie (as an American) has chosen Imperial sizing as still used in the USA rather than the International (ISO) Standard used just about everywhere else.

      For most people it won't make a difference as a stand alone item. However, try as I might, it won't fit in my Filofax Flex cover, designed for A5. It will,(just) fit in the inside pocket of an A5 Holborn. Not sure about other Filofaxes.

      For anyone planning to disect one and punch it for an A5 ring mechanism, remember that it won't line-up with your A5 paper or dividers.

      It's a great shame for me as, otherwise, it's an excellent product, deserving great success. Laurie, PLEASE, next time, go for A5 - fixed or loose leaf format!

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    5. Hi Tim, thanks for letting us know the Plannerisms planner does not fit in a Flex, good to know.

      In fairness to myself, I did not specifically choose an American size book. My publisher first offered a narrower book, which had a narrower page resulting in unacceptably-narrow daily columns. I requested a wider book for wider daily columns, and they chose the 5 1/2 by 8 1/2 inch pages. Even though the book is not exactly A5, I think users of the planner will appreciate that the columns are wider than they would have been with a narrower book.

      I don't know why the publisher didn't go with exactly A5 standard size pages, but I will take your suggestions for possible alterations for next year's version.

      Again, thanks for your feedback!

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  8. I'm kind of all over the place with rings and binder sizes. (Scratches head). Firstly, I just received my beautiful Personal Grey Malden from the lovely Helen (adspot) and I JUST LOVE IT! I already had the A5 and Pocket Malden in grey and had been eyeing the Personal. Well, I have to say, this is the ONE! (ok stop laughing). I know, I know. We all say that and then we get wooed into buying a different one we think will be the one. But I really mean it. I will probably use my Personal Chameleon in Aqua in the spring/summer as I love the color. But this grey Malden is perfect. It's flexible, it smells wonderful, I love the pocket in the back (with or without notepad), I don't mind the small zipper compartment. It feels great in my hand and looks great with my white Ipad, red Pocket Chameleon and black Compact Chameleon. Wait. What? Yes, you read that right.

    And herein lies the reason for the head scratch. You see, I love my grey Personal Malden to pieces. But its stuffed and therefore is kind of my 'stay at home' 'everything' binder. So, I had planned to continue using my black Compact Chameleon to take with me. In it I have the MO2P, 1 month of WO2P, some note paper and a shopping list. I also keep my 'shoppers'cards in the compact. However, I have not been using it as a wallet per se. I still have a wallet for cash, coins and credit/debit cards, coupons etc. I figured this was going to work out fine. EXCEPT! You know there are times I am out and wish I had the Malden with me and all its trivia info (house paint colors, measurements, a list of Chamillia bracelet beads I have and want and the same with my daughter's and niece's bracelets) and a ton of other info that doesn't fit in the compact. THEN I went and bought a red Pocket Chameleon that was half off last week. (Even though I swore I would never buy another pocket size because I have 2 that I don't use!). Well something about this little red cutie wooed me and now I have moved my shopping list into it, my store shopper's cards, some note paper and my Christmas lists into it. But I don't want to keep a diary in it or necessarily replace my compact. I haven't figured this out yet but using 3 binders is bordering on insanity for me. The Malden is near me at all times at home. The Compact and the Pocket are in my handbag along with a wallet. I can see this is not going to work in the long term so I need to decide on either the Compact or the Pocket in my handbag but I can't bear to give up either. And then there's those 4 A5's that I also love and don't want to part with but have no current purpose for. I'm working on that but probably not much until after the holiday. I simply love the A5's as well but they are looking a bit forlorn sitting on the shelf with no purpose.

    Such dilemmas. And still no world peace.

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    1. I sympathise. At work today I had Seven filos with me and used six. The one i did not use only has a 2013 diary in it. If you are seeking world peace why not start at home and come to peace with the idea that what seems like filo madness sometimes works even if only because they make us happy!

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    2. If we were on Facebook I'd 'like' your comment Helen :)

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  9. I've just received a black personal Hamilton in the mail (auctions, auctions, where will it all end?) and it needs a bit of cleaning and attention. What would you use to condition the leather? It's lovely silky smooth from use - just a little, eh, dirty...

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    1. Sounds like it needs the Nivea treatment ...

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    2. A lightly dampened piece of kitchen roll will shift the dirt, and then a good quality leather treatment applied a while later should restore it nicely.

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  10. Hi guys!!
    Here's my wonderingment for today:
    How far ahead do you plan? I don't mean how far in the future do your appointments go, but how far ahead do you actually plan when you sit back and look at your to-dos and projects and decide when to do them? 1 week? 1 month? Even longer?
    I struggle to plan more than 1 day ahead!! I think it's because my days are so unstructured, that I just fit things in as and when I have spare time that day, but I don't have much to plan around for the rest of the week, so I don't structure my diary pages too much, and so I don't really PLAN things for the future.
    I am hoping to change this when I receive my new weekly planner (Laurie's brilliant Going Places Plannerisms planner!!), which I will use in conjunction with my filofax. I think one of my main problems is that I don't use a detailed weekly overview in my filo, so this planner will hopefully solve this problem!

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    1. I officially plan every Sunday, and it's for the upcoming week. So detailed planning only happens for a week ahead. However, if I see I have time, or if something has to be done by a specific date, I'll put that in as I see fit. Since I only carry two months worth of daily sheets in my compact, each month I will remove the old month and add the new one in. At that time I transfer anything that is on the monthly pages to the daily pages and add and details as needed. So it's kind of on a rolling basis.

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    2. I take a half day off each year to do "big picture" planning and then an hour or two per quarter, though sometimes that turns into semi-annual. Then maybe a half hour or so per month and a bit of time each week. Daily the night before some logistical plans for the next day and the time varies on that. I have discovered for me at least if I do the bigger planning it sort of trickles on down and daily is easier, but if I skip the big picture part it never, ever trickles up to getting done what needs to happen. Apologies if that makes no sense to anyone else but me.

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    3. I'm like Kanalt. Sunday evening I plan my week. I don't make a detailed to-do list. I just go through and transfer any appointments from my monthly calendar, write down when the grandkids will be here, when I'm having lunch with my daughter-in-law, and any other things I know I'm doing.

      Then I go through and write down tasks I know I need to do on certain days. For example, mail a birthday card on Tuesday. Make a grocery list on Monday. Pay bills on Friday. Follow-up on a friend's procedure on Thursday. Thaw meat for the next day's dinner.

      Then the night before, I make a detailed to-do list. Sometimes the list already has a few items on it. Sometimes it's blank.

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    4. My big goals go a year or so ahead or even longer and I block out studio time and holiday time as sacrosacnt time at least six months out. Then I plan on the first weekend of each month what my monthly goals are ( which is usually mostly deciding what steps to my big goals should be taken that month.) then each Sunday I plan the week and again each night, I plan the next day, quite often carrying over undone tasks as I get overoptimistic about what I can do! So basically the planning goes down from big picture to nitty gritty. The daily planning only takes two or three minutes. Its not a big task.

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    5. I do my plan on Friday afternoon as part of my weekly review. If I'm in London on the Thursday/Friday I do it first thing Monday - not ideal.

      My appointments go 12-18 months ahead (usually nearer 12), by getting the 'hard landscape' settled in my diary according to a long-standing set of priorities, I find I can ensure that I don't schedule across those dates.

      I do a *big* review twice a year, once in between Christmas and the new year, the other during Spring Bank Holiday week here in the UK, which is a hangover from when I had kids and we used to be on holiday that week. That's when goals get set and reviewed, most of the rest of the time it's just carrying down tasks, reviewing the lists, etc etc

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  11. Today, conducting business across a pendino table on one of Mr Branson's trains, I was using an M2, a vintage slimline, an A4 ARC notebook and two iphones.

    No-one gave me a second glance.

    But, for some reason I cannot really quantify, I wouldn't want to be seen with either a personal or an A5. I suspect it's because I would feel distinctly uncomfortable, as a guy, carrying an iconic object that is being marketed as a "chique accessory".

    Mud sticks, and so I think the "damage" is irrevocable.

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    1. Neither an A5 nor a personal? I thought it was just A5's.

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    2. I have plenty of personal sized filofaxes, but they are all in either the office or my home.

      I've never used an A5, because I use the ARC notebook system in both A5 and A4 formats.

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    3. ARC notebooks are a repositional system, using plastic discs instead of a traditional ring binder mechanism.

      You can find them in Staples.

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    4. How are you using the ARC Neil?

      Natalie - it is a notebook with moveable sheets sold by Staples.

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  12. I'm a 37 year-old man, I carry a personal Guildford - kept full, not stuffed, and impeccably neat, using it as a wallet, calendar, project-planner and journal. If I have to go pocketed, I carry a slimline, but that's for occasional use only - I like having my ideas with me, like a security blanket.

    If anything, I've been looking to move up to a larger-ring Personal, but a contemporary one as vintage FF's typically lack the card slots I need - the dream would be an Personal Eton.

    Incidentally, I've been complimented, encouraged, even admired for using the organizer (caveat: I live in the Pacific NW of the USA, where, if you watch "Portlandia," is apparently where the 90's live on in perpetuity).

    I've considered getting an iPad because I can't argue with its superficial visual elegance, but I have yet to be convinced that it's a transformational tool. I see it used too often as little more than a handheld television, which I think is what we precisely need less of in contemporary society. As a writer, there isn't a ergonomic prospect worse than having to type for very long on glass.

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    1. John - good to learn that your Personal Guildford is working well.

      If you've not already discovered it, have a look at Time Management Ninja http://timemanagementninja.com . It's US based and has lots of articles on the merits or otherwise of iPads.

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  13. This is off topic I know, some time ago it was mentioned that there was an alternative to the Filofax storage binder I cannot remember the name by any chance has anyone any idea?

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    1. If you're using personal size, you can get one from Franklin Covey or Day Timer.

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    2. Thanks for your reply yes I'm using personal size I'll investigate. One more question how do the Franklin Covey and Day Timer compare with Filofax as regards quality?

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    3. If you are referring to the storage binders: I have both the Filofax and FC storage binder. The first is made of cheap plastuc and it's impossible to use for reference purposes. The latter is made from heavy cardboard, has a sturdy 2 ring mechanism and is most suitable to browse once filed. It's also much bigger! It easily stores a full year of 2ppd inserts!

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  14. I have two binders that typically travel with me: A slimline Finsbury which I keep in my inside jacket pocket, and (2) A Dayrunner half-sheet (8.5"x5.5", 218x141, about the same as A5) that is on my briefcase. The Half Sheet has my course administration stuff in it (Course outlines, documentation from students, etc.) and a WO2P diary with course class schedules, "take with me" and "to do in class" lists.

    My Finsbury is used as a wallet, Diary (albeit with less details) & card holder. It is straining the pocket, and in due course I will be tempted to find something smaller; those L'Agenda Moderne I saw the other day at Laywines look tempting. I cannot see the ring size being smaller than 11mm for functionality or greater than 13mm for fitting in my pocket.

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  15. You wanna talk old...I'm sitting here watching Herman's Hermits, Lulu, Petula Clark, The Animals, Peter and Gordon, The Zombies (Time of the Season, She's Not There...come on now!), The Troggs, Gerry and the Pacemakers, Moody Blues, Manfred Mann...and scores of others on this PBS British Invasion Special. And I know all the words! Ah, what a great tv find tonight.

    1955 here

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  16. Wow - ring sizes!!! I'm about to move binders again... I've very recently moved into a compact Chameleon for work which has been lovely. However, after spending two and a half days this week in a strategy development programme at work I will now be back on big long term projects again that fall under my area of influence (finance) and so it's time to say adieu to the fabulousness of a compact and move back into an A5. The good thing about this is that I can start to use my A5 dodopad inserts to track my food & exercise again (I have been utterly rubbish at monitoring these recently and I find that if I have them in my work filo I am more likely to actually do it. The main drawback will be the fact that I am back to lugging round a heavy A5 filo, but I guess I can live with that :o)

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  17. My first comment EVER after lurking for the last 3 months or so. I just bought my first filofax on Fab.com. Snagged a raspberry A5 Finsbury for myself and a blue one as a Christmas gift for a friend. As I live in Barbados, I haven't actually been able to handle a personal or an A5 to see the difference myself but I'm thinking the personal would be too small. The A5 seems ideal for a 'my entire life in one planner'.

    Be sure to check out the Fab.com sale if you are looking for an A5 Finsbury or personal Metropol. They also have Flex planners on sale.

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  18. I don't know where to put this in, but I'm super excited by my latest filofax purchase! I picked up a brand new A5 2013 Finchley Red from TK Maxx today for £50! I was going to get one at full price after christmas, so getting £70 is definitely a bargain!

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  19. I just published a video about my Filofax vs. Franklin Covey binders, opened philofaxy, and here is the topic! Consider this as a reply!
    http://youtu.be/8hQeOdzcqRQ

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