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Old 10-01-2016, 01:08 PM   #21
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I guess the only people who wear watches nowadays are old fogey's who were already adults before cell phones were invented and are used to it, or business tycoons who sport $1000 watches to show off how rich they are.
Who you calling old? I'm just pushing 35 here.

I still wish I owned a watch again. Still hate the fact that my watch from years ago was accidentally left at my father's friend's disgusting place, which is why neither of us ever went back to get it. I let my father borrow the watch. Anyway, his last visit there, he said he saw a rat, and never went back there again. Don't blame him.

A friend of mine here, he doesn't use a wristwatch, and he does have a cell phone, my age, but he does have a pocket watch, which I think is totally cool.

Anywho, I wore watches in elementary school, middle school, and high school.

Edit: lol Found an old photo of me...wearing a watch. lol When I was a kid, I wore the watch on whatever wrist I wanted. When a little older, I learned how to wear one properly and on my left wrist, since I was right-handed.

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Old 10-01-2016, 01:23 PM   #22
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The great thing about Pebble, You can put any Watchface you want.

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Old 10-01-2016, 01:42 PM   #23
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Of people who don't wear watches, do you carry an alternative time piece with you?
(Smartphone, iPod, pocket watch, etc.)
I'm using my phone, I never leave home without it.

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The great thing about Pebble, You can put any Watchface you want.

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That's really cute. The last clock I had was a tmnt themed clock, the one before that was Mickey Mouse where the arms showed the time
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Old 10-01-2016, 02:20 PM   #24
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I wear a watch on my left wrist. In EMT class there were plenty of people younger than me who wore watches so no, it's not just old people.
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Old 10-01-2016, 02:36 PM   #25
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I wear a watch on my left wrist. In EMT class there were plenty of people younger than me who wore watches so no, it's not just old people.
Sooner or later you'll start seeing more people wearing watches when Smartwatches become the norm, one of the advantages of having one is, you can check your phone's notifications or see whose calling, even answer and talk on the watch.
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Old 10-01-2016, 05:58 PM   #26
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Old 10-01-2016, 08:32 PM   #27
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What's a fossil watch? Pics?
Here's what I currently sport:


I dunno, without a watch I just feel naked. The times I don't have one on, even if I have a cellphone in my pocket or can look at the clock on the wall, I find myself raising my wrist to look at the time anyway.
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Old 10-01-2016, 08:52 PM   #28
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Here's what I currently sport:

I dunno, without a watch I just feel naked. The times I don't have one on, even if I have a cellphone in my pocket or can look at the clock on the wall, I find myself raising my wrist to look at the time anyway.
This we agree on.

This is what I currently wear.
http://cdn.watchshop.com/profiler/th...1423993263.jpg
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Old 10-01-2016, 09:16 PM   #29
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This we agree on.

This is what I currently wear.
http://cdn.watchshop.com/profiler/th...1423993263.jpg
Very sleek.
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Old 10-01-2016, 09:17 PM   #30
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I think smart watches will one day largely replace cell phones. We're not quite there yet, though.
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Old 10-01-2016, 11:12 PM   #31
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I guess age has to do with it. Cell phones were already invented by the time I was an early teen around 14-15...which is when I needed to see the time every day to know what classes to go to.

I had those old crappy flip top phones from the early 2000's, but they still had the clock/time on it.
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Old 10-01-2016, 11:23 PM   #32
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I had a few watches as a kid but I never got into the habit and yeah cellphones that I had since I was in 6th grade made them even more useless. I like to wear watches a lot more now though because I have a job that I need to look at the time in a subtle way/without anyone noticing and because it's great to have while you're running.
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Old 10-02-2016, 01:25 AM   #33
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I remember being a kid and wanting a digital watch but my mom bought me an ordinary one instead because "it will teach you how to tell time properly!". But I already knew how to tell the time properly. And besides, with digital watches it's faster to check time and you're actually sure it's 8:25 and not 8:24 or 8:26.
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Old 10-02-2016, 07:40 AM   #34
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I use my watch to tell time time quickly on my SAT or an AP exam, but that's about it.
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Old 10-02-2016, 07:50 AM   #35
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I think smart watches will one day largely replace cell phones. We're not quite there yet, though.
I remember when the smart watches came out produced by Samsung. Loved the commercials for it, but I got the impression that it never took off or the world was not ready for it.
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I guess the only people who wear watches nowadays are old fogey's who were already adults before cell phones were invented and are used to it, or business tycoons who sport $1000 watches to show off how rich they are.
Hey, my mom still wears her watch! You better not call my mom an old fogey!



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Of people who don't wear watches, do you carry an alternative time piece with you?
(Smartphone, iPod, pocket watch, etc.)

Of those who do wear a watch, on which wrist do you wear it?
I have my cell phone with me so when I do want to check the time, I use that though it's very rare that I have to.

Mom wears her watch on the left wrist and she hates it when she forgets it.
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Old 10-03-2016, 02:44 AM   #37
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Today at work, I decided to take notice of my coworkers. The majority of them were wearing watches, which included those in their early to mid 20s.

Cell phones were more prominent here than other places got hooked on them, and people still seem to use both phones and watches. It's like how you can still find working payphones here, despite the majority of people using cell/mobile phones and smartphones.
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Old 10-03-2016, 03:39 AM   #38
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Sports watch. Practicality is my main reason, especially for running/marathon.

It's pointless and a waste of money wearing expensive watches like Omega and what not. You want to tell time when not exercising? Your phone is enough.
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Old 10-03-2016, 04:01 AM   #39
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Sports watch. Practicality is my main reason, especially for running/marathon.

It's pointless and a waste of money wearing expensive watches like Omega and what not. You want to tell time when not exercising? Your phone is enough.
I think it can be useful depending on your job. For me, none of my suit skirts have pockets. I have to carry around a bag. It gets tiresome taking the phone in and out of it. You can accidentally drop it. Thinking about it, a watch would be more beneficial for me. At work too since I can't always see the clock.

I will never understand why they put the clock in the front of the room where the teacher teaches and sits as opposed to the back, so that way, you won't go over or under your time and you won't break the flow to stop and look at the clock. It'll always be in your field of view. Hm, maybe that's why my coworkers wear watches...it's easier to quickly glance down at your watch than it is to move around the room to see the clock.
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Ah, I was talking about the men.

Women normally don't have large pockets in their attire, so it's perfectly understandable. Fancy watches are like jewellery on them imo, it suits them rather nicely.
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