Top Ten Reasons Why Mechanical Pencils Are Better Than Wood Pencils
I love mechanical pencil! Never spend time to sharpen wooden pencil! - InfernoTopTenners
The lead helps a lot! - BlueTopazIceVanilla
So? It's better to see hard and completed work using a wooden pencil than messy writings and clicking your mechanical pencil
This may be a weird reason, but trust me, better ones will come. - BlueTopazIceVanilla
Click click clicky click click!
It's so annoying to have to go to the trash can to throw away your pencil shavings in the middle of doing something!
This is the best reason. I love technology. - RockFashionista
True! Even the word 'mechanical' at the front should tell you it's better. - BlueTopazIceVanilla
I hate it when you get that one decorative pencil, but it is just wood with plastic wrapped around it. Then when you try to sharpen it, it just keeps breaking and breaking, until finally you end up with a stub. - BlueTopazIceVanilla
My wooden pencils always break. Mechanical pencils are reliable. - Kaboom
Especially if you're a lefty and wood pencils make everything smear all over the place. (I speak from personal experience.) - RockFashionista
This is the best part. I especially hate if I'm hand-writing a paragraph and you can clearly see where I've sharpened my pencil because it just gets continuously messy... - keycha1n
Agree,my pencil get short very fast. - SamuiNeko
If you're one of those people that write too hard, then get lead (and a mechanical pencil) with more thickness. - BlueTopazIceVanilla
0.5, 0.7, 1.2, just to name a few. But my favorite one is 0.7, it's not too thick and not too thin. - BlueTopazIceVanilla
Plastic mechanical pencils can easily be sharpened. Why bother killing trees?
Well, that's true. Also, paper is made of trees though so I don't need to waste.
It is good so you don't kill trees
Yeah, this makes it way more comfortable to write.
Wooden pencils only have one long piece of graphite through the wood but, the skinny pieces of graphite inside the mechanical pencil would end up having more graphite in it.
True, true very true
Wood pencils make my hands but mechancils do not.