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Submarine steel: Observed at submarine bases. Joyriders with lofty ambitions have been seen doing donuts in Trident class subs in local harbours.

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Zulu Time - Essential Dad viewing at 2pm on boxing day.
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Citizen - a legally recognised subject of a watch forum
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Big crown- what Charles wants when he finally gets the job.
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Puncture Wound - an inadvertent injury resulting from an incorrect double-screw bracelet link adjustment technique

Blunt Trauma - foot injury caused by carelessly dropping the Omega box
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Pin-and-collar links - posh private golf course.

Half-links - nine-hole golf course.

Screwed links - municipal golf course.
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^^ ^^ Very good. 😂
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Dégradé dial: A phone call containing nothing but heavy breathing or inappropriate sexual advances.

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Pin Buckle - the infuriating moment the cashpoint decides you've entered the wrong number too many times.
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Single-pass NATO - show of strength by sailing the combined fleets of several countries through disputed waters. Once.
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Spring Break - a frantic and sudden release of energy sometimes ultimately resulting in bad mood and inability to work.
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Flip flops: Watches that fail to meet owner expectations. Appearing in a sales corner near you.

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Day date - local museum or botanical gardens
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Glowing review: A recap of the most recent posts in the lume shot of the day thread.

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Thirty-six:The number proceeding 37 and following 35. Also the most amount of runs you can score from a cricket over, as well as the preferred watch case size for those in the know.

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