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People still use watches?
Walk into any country club and you'll feel naked without one that costs anything under $1000
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the smartwatch idea work well IMO, text and email notification on your wrist. you dont have to pull out a phone just to know what someone just texted you.

it also helps with the vibration alert so you wont miss a call ever

you get to control your music etc without having to fish your phone out of the pocket

i love how the wimm is made where it actually functions as a watch while many smartwatches dont when the screen goes on standby. sony and the others screen goes off on standby the wimm will switch to a low power LCD (old school nokia monochrome screen)

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Edited by akromatic - 2/12/13 at 6:31am
post #53 of 108
Chances are they are going to be a 6th gen Nano with a watch strap, a bit like this

tiktok-multi-touch-watch-band-for-apple-ipod-nano-6g-white-544-p.jpg
    
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post #54 of 108
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Those two orange ones are the gaudiest watches that I have ever seen someone spend that much money on.
No doubt any thread about watches and these ones come out of the woodwork to justify their asinine, tasteless purchases.
It doesn't matter how much you spend on a watch. If it has orange on it, it's foolish.

Do they match the shoelaces on your Nike KD V's?
Edited by Ovlazek - 2/12/13 at 7:37am
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I'm sorry, my watch is better.


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Yeah, no.
Nice to see another Omega wearer!



I don't see why Apple would make a watch, I wouldn't have thought there was a lot of money in the gadget-watch market...

Don't let the haters hate, very nice watches.

It seems that people have forgotten what it is to wear a timepiece of exceptional quality, with the advent of phones that can tell you the time. Personally, there is nothing like the feel a of a great watch, and the simple act of checking the time on it.
    
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Those two orange ones are the gaudiest watches that I have ever seen someone spend that much money on.
No doubt any thread about watches and these ones come out of the woodwork to justify their asinine, tasteless purchases.
It doesn't matter how much you spend on a watch. If it has orange on it, it's foolish.

Do they match the shoelaces on your Nike KD V's?

Calling someone's purchase asinine just because you don't like the colour orange is rather stupid. These watches will last me at least 20 years - I call that a good purchase.
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Personally, there is nothing like the feel a of a great watch, and the simple act of checking the time on it.

I totally agree biggrin.gif.
Edited by Monstrous - 2/12/13 at 8:19am
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Those two orange ones are the gaudiest watches that I have ever seen someone spend that much money on.
No doubt any thread about watches and these ones come out of the woodwork to justify their asinine, tasteless purchases.
It doesn't matter how much you spend on a watch. If it has orange on it, it's foolish.

Do they match the shoelaces on your Nike KD V's?

Thats like saying Blondes/ brunets / raven haired women or men are the gaudiest you've ever seen.
 
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You thought your battery life in a smart phone was be, this will be worse.
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Those two orange ones are the gaudiest watches that I have ever seen someone spend that much money on.
No doubt any thread about watches and these ones come out of the woodwork to justify their asinine, tasteless purchases.
It doesn't matter how much you spend on a watch. If it has orange on it, it's foolish.

Do they match the shoelaces on your Nike KD V's?

Dude, they are awesome watches. Don't be mad because you can't afford one.

I just picked this one up, cool and quality watch for $120 on sale.

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Dude, they are awesome watches. Don't be mad because you can't afford one.

I just picked this one up, cool and quality watch for $120 on sale.


Hehehehe....

I have a few Citizens. They are great watches that won't break the bank, I would say they are the better of the watches available under $1000.
    
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