Fast forward to today. I was writing prompts on bits of recycled paper and sticking them in a jar for instant writing. As I finished bearing down on Yoshi with the cheap ballpoint, I folded the prompt and stuck it in the jar. Then I looked at Yoshi and saw it.
Pen marks. On the right side. That explains a lot.
Some of you now have your names permanently engraved in Yoshi, by the way.