Perusing lists of the best bargain pens, we couldn’t help but notice the recurring appearance of the Parker Jotter. It’s been featured on such popular sites as EveryDayCarry.com, and its Amazon reviews are generally glowing. So when we stumbled across one in our local Staples, we decided to give the medium point marvel a shot. The results, as you’ll read below, have left us somewhat conflicted. Here’s our rundown on the base model of the popular Parker Jotter Ballpoint Pen.