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Step 1:

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Have you ever been sitting at school and your pencil will not stop rolling off the desk? Problem solved!

Step 2: Fold

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Fold the top right hand corner of the paper down so it makes a triangle

Step 3: Tear

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Make three rips on that fold as shown in picture

Step 4: Unfold

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Unfold the ripped fold.

Step 5: Done!

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Put the pencil through the three rips and it won't roll away at all anymore!
PaulVI11 months ago
I would have made 4 tears for a more finished look (2 "straps" with the pencil exiting above the paper). Three stars. Just kidding -- 5 stars, because I never thought of this! I was looking for a no-roll solution for pens and pencils for traveling on long flights. I hate when I have to pick up my pen off the floor on a plane!