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post #33801 of 38578
I beg to disagree that people don't wear watches anymore! Also, there are still horologists out there including myself who value time pieces that appreciate over time!

Though I do agree that the Movado you linked is better than what he was looking at.
Edited by mark_thaddeus - 9/25/16 at 7:15pm
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I normally wear my smartwatch, but my "classy watch" for more formal occasions is the Seiko SARB033. I also have a couple of Seiko Kinetics in two tone as well.

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I only have one watch that I use for semi-formal to formal occasions, this Orient Esteem. Nice mechanical Japanese movement, rather subdued look, the "open heart" face lets me see the gears which tickles my engineering interests, and it cost me about $150. Mine has a customized watch face courtesy of the DC metro, sadly (small scratch in the glass).



Really all the watch I'll ever need.

Back on topic, I just got an Asus Transformer T100HA for doing graduate school stuff while on the go. The onboard DAC isn't too shabby, surprisingly.
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Nope. No one wears watches anymore, and the chance that you will find a classy lady who appreciates a man who wears a watch is slim to none.
I call bollocks on half your statement, there are still plenty of people that wear watches, myself included. And while I think you're right in that the vast majority of women don't really care about your fancy watch, a watch can at times add to your outfit, which is something they do care about.

Anyway, I've worn my Seiko almost every day for the last 8 years. Its more of a casual to semi-formal watch, but it served me well over the years and i still love it. Even though it not as pretty as it used to be.

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Geez, I'd almost thought that I'd entered the wrong thread when I saw all those pics of watches.biggrin.gif Anyway, my daily drivers (I have three that I rotate from time to time) are those in the pic below. They are well worn and have the scratches to prove it .tongue.gifbiggrin.gif


For those really formal occasions, I do have a simple Longines steel and leather strap dress watch......only worn it a couple of times though.
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rofl my madness spreads... haha I love all of you here, I just had a terrible day and seeing the watches thing spiral out of control cause of me just made me lulz irl hard :DDD
    
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I have some other watches, but the only one I wear day in and day out is this one. I like that I can soak it in virex if I get something gross on it while working at the hospital.

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Geez, I'd almost thought that I'd entered the wrong thread when I saw all those pics of watches.biggrin.gif Anyway, my daily drivers (I have three that I rotate from time to time) are those in the pic below. They are well worn and have the scratches to prove it .tongue.gifbiggrin.gif


For those really formal occasions, I do have a simple Longines steel and leather strap dress watch......only worn it a couple of times though.
I like the look of the middle watch, dare I ask how much it runs for tongue.gif?
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I like the look of the middle watch, dare I ask how much it runs for tongue.gif?

I just went to Ebay, typed in Oris watch, 700-1 grand price ranges lol... biggrin.gif hey at least he has many hobbies.

i just hope he owns a Dobsonian telescope, because seeing the cosmos is much more important than a watch. i must teach all of you still. sigh, what you kids would do without me
    
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I like the look of the middle watch, dare I ask how much it runs for tongue.gif?
That's an Oris moon phase automatic watch, and it's a limited edition no longer available. I bought a long time back, I think it was about 20 years back now.....so chances of finding one brand new is pretty slim, wouldn't you say? I tend to prefer automatic watches, although I do own a couple of Japanese watches, a Seiko (automatic) and a Citizen which I wear when I'm overseas. About that Oris watch, I kinda recall it costing me about 700USD, but when I'd sent it to the service center for some tuning, I was told by the technician that it cost well clear of 1000USD, this was a few years after I'd gotten it.

Just to get back on topic, those cheap Chinese made IEM's I'd gotten are seriously good, I'd say they can easily compete with IEM's in the ~100USD price range....thumb.gif
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