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@Thegreyman How very musematic.
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Totally unrelated, but it appears there's an evaporative refrigeration system called the 'Frig-o-matic'. In maritime applications the systems are coined "Frig-o-boat".

Now there's a search term I'd be wary of googling in polite company!
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richtel wrote: Thu Apr 06, 2023 9:27 am Totally unrelated,
Well, this is entirely related given that the thread has expanded way beyond watches! :lol:
Maybe the -o-matic thing is just an advertisers hook to get our brains to remember a brand. Doesn’t have to mean anything and the stupider it sounds the better. Just like the stupid earworm jingles that you hate but recognise anyway...
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Duckworth Prestex Verimatic

I think the follow-up range is going to be called the Verimaticindeed :D

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The mere mention without context of a “Ladymatic” might well prove fecund ground for a gentleman’s imagination to run biomechanical riot.

Yet here it is, courtesy of Omega, no less. They really should know better!

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Amor Vincit Omnia wrote: Thu Apr 06, 2023 6:00 pm The mere mention without context of a “Ladymatic”
Wonderful :thumbup:
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A couple of -matics: Bell and Uni.


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Almost bought one of these just because it’s a laser matic laser beam watch by a company called Jean-Luc Picard... (or maybe it was his brother who made the watches :lol: )

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The first automatic chronographs were of course called Chronomatic.
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missF wrote: Sun Apr 16, 2023 10:34 am Almost bought one of these just because it’s a laser matic laser beam watch by a company called Jean-Luc Picard... (or maybe it was his brother who made the watches :lol: )

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It is very bold. But I wouldn’t go there… :)

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:lol: :lol: :clap: Very well done for a Sunday :thumbup:
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The Schaumburg Squaromatic :clap:
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And The Schaumburg Urbanic Patinomatic! :god: :lol:

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Keeping track of this thread is becoming problematic.
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Amor Vincit Omnia wrote: Mon Apr 17, 2023 7:40 am Keeping track of this thread is becoming problematic.
But nonetheless emblematic of automatic time-keeping. John Harwood has a bit to answer for, speaking retromatic-ally.
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