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Inspirational Paperweight

"What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?" This 100% lead-free pewter paperweight poses the question boldly and simply, with an emphatic question mark on the back to keep you thinking. An inspiring reminder to follow your dreams. Made in Rhode Island.

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Item ID
10977
Made from
pewter
Measurements
5" L x 1.25" W x 0.5" H
weight: 6.5 oz.
Notes
presentation box included

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WHAT WOULD YOU DO? PAPERWEIGHT
 
4.4

(based on 152 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (80)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (57)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (112)
  • Durable (108)
  • Unique (68)
  • Bright (34)
  • High quality (16)

Cons

  • Too small (14)
  • Pricey / poor value (6)
  • Smaller than expected (3)

Best Uses

  • Office (82)
  • Gifts (44)
  • Kitchen (8)
  • Living room (7)
  • Kid's room (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (71), Budget shopper (22), Practical (22), Stylish (18), High-end shopper (17)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (64), No (6)
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Other (17), Child (5), Husband (3)
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Other (17), Christmas or hanukkah (5), Birthday (4)

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5.0

Nice.

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from Orange, CA

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Unique

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gifts

    Comments about WHAT WOULD YOU DO? PAPERWEIGHT:

    Really cool.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Other
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Other

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    5.0

    What Would You Do? If only I knew? (:

    By 

    from Massachusetts

    About Me Midrange Shopper

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Bright
    • Durable
    • Unique

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gifts
      • Office

      Comments about WHAT WOULD YOU DO? PAPERWEIGHT:

      This was a graduation gift for my nephew and it couldn't have been more perfect. I was looking for something unique and thoughtful and this fit the bill perfectly. I will say even though the dimensions are clear for some reason I thought it would be able to stand up just as easy as it would lay down but as it is clearly made to lay flat. I still love it and would buy another should an occasion arise where this would make a suitable gift. And of course, the shipping was beyond compare to any company I order from!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
      • Who was the recipient of this product?:
      • Other
      • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
      • Other

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      5.0

      Satisfied Customer

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      from Louisiana

      About Me Midrange Shopper

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      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Durable
      • Unique

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gifts
        • Office

        Comments about WHAT WOULD YOU DO? PAPERWEIGHT:

        A friend heard the saying and thought it was motivating to her. I thought it would be great if she could have it in her home office. She was surprised and pleased with the paperweight.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
        • Who was the recipient of this product?:
        • Other
        • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
        • Birthday

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        5.0

        Very nice graduation gift

        By 

        from Ann Arbor, MI

        About Me Midrange Shopper

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Unique

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gifts
          • Office

          Comments about WHAT WOULD YOU DO? PAPERWEIGHT:

          This was a graduation gift to a coworker who just finished his MBA. He was surprised and very happy to receive it.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes
          • Who was the recipient of this product?:
          • Other
          • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
          • Other

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          4.0

          The big question....

          By 

          from Seattle, WA

          About Me Midrange Shopper

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Durable
          • Great Motivational Gift
          • Lovely Packaging
          • Unique

          Cons

          • Thinner Than Before

          Best Uses

          • Gifts
          • Office

          Comments about WHAT WOULD YOU DO? PAPERWEIGHT:

          I purchased this insightful/inspirational paperweight for my husband many years ago in a local shop. It's traveled to our various homes and offices, weathering them all, providing the same provocative message...not only for him, but for me...for anyone. Now we have a friend who's searching for his calling and we were lucky enough to discover this paperweight still being offered at Uncommon Goods for his birthday. Perfect! He loved it! Our only "con" was the width of the paperweight. It's thinner (half the width) than my husband's...a bit too thin to stand on it's own where it can be easily seen. But it's still a great gift and I'd buy it again! Plus, Uncommon Goods has awesome service!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes
          • Who was the recipient of this product?:
          • Other
          • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
          • Birthday

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          2.0

          good front, no back

          By 

          from Cape Coral, FL

          About Me Midrange Shopper

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design

          Cons

          • Too Small

          Best Uses

          • Gifts

          Comments about WHAT WOULD YOU DO? PAPERWEIGHT:

          Did not include the question mark on reverse as
          advertised.
          Was expecting small; not expecting tiny.
          Arrived on time, but shipping charges were dear.
          Attractive, simple design

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes
          • Who was the recipient of this product?:
          • Other
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          • Other

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          5.0

          Excellent quality!

          By 

          from Oakland, ME

          About Me Midrange Shopper

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Bright
          • Durable
          • Unique

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Gifts
            • Office

            Comments about WHAT WOULD YOU DO? PAPERWEIGHT:

            I gave this as a gift to congratulate a co-worker on a promotion. It was lovely!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes
            • Who was the recipient of this product?:
            • Other
            • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
            • Other

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            4.0

            Small for price, but the words are key

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            from L.A.

            About Me Midrange Shopper

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Durable
            • Good Message

            Cons

            • Expensive for size
            • Too Small

            Best Uses

            • Inspirational

            Comments about WHAT WOULD YOU DO? PAPERWEIGHT:

            I'm working on a big project and I need some inspiration. From the photo, I got the impression that this was larger. Even after I read the reviews that say it's too small, and I downsized my expectations, I still expected it to be larger than it is. The photo should show it sitting in the palm of a hand, or sitting on a stack of papers, so that people can make an informed decision. Still, I like it, even though it turns out to have been more of a splurge than I had realized. I'm really glad that I have these inspirational words staring at me from my desk.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Unique, Inspiring, Memorable

            By 

            from Avon, IN

            About Me Midrange Shopper

            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Conversation starter
            • Durable
            • Inspiring
            • Memorable
            • Unique

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Gifts
              • Kitchen
              • Living Room
              • Office

              Comments about WHAT WOULD YOU DO? PAPERWEIGHT:

              Received this from a business associate as a Thank You gift. I love it! Great idea for upcoming graduates, too.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes
              • Who was the recipient of this product?:
              • Self
              • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
              • Other

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              5.0

              Good quality fast shipping

              By 

              from Cape Cod, MA

              About Me Midrange Shopper

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Durable
              • Unique

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Gifts
                • Office

                Comments about WHAT WOULD YOU DO? PAPERWEIGHT:

                I gave this to my assistant to celebrate her one year anniversary with my company and also in her career path. She loved it!

                It's the right size for an office desk, good quality and the quote was a little different than the typical. Plus, it arrived more quickly than expected. The gift wrapping was beautiful too!

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                • Yes
                • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                • Other
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                • Other

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