The watchaholic's alternative dictionary

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Timex - the use-by date on the condom packet.
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Hamilton - watches that previously ran way too fast, now off the pace. Check for magnetism
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Alignment - what national leaders seek through painstaking diplomacy regarding trade, foreign policy, peacekeeping, international aid and defence.
Bezel alignment is far far harder to achieve...
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PTSD: When you find yourself waiting for hours on end, just inside your front door, desperate for the postman to deliver your new timepiece.

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RMSD PTSD - it’s gone 1pm and you are still waiting just inside the front door…
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NoP-TSD - crossing your legs so you don’t miss the postie arriving with your watch...
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Pronouns - He for most things. She for hurricanes, ships and watches. Apparently...
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Clock - donk someone on the head once you’re sick and tired of them going on about whether their watch looks a bit too big...
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Pressed clasp - what politicians do with your hand when they come to visit your emergency department as they ask you if you’re busy...
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Push Pull Crown - the next generation wrangling over whether Charles keeps it or hands it straight on to William...
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Applied Markers - Diligent teachers correcting exam papers through the night to get the A level results out on time
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Bait and Swatch - the underhand practice of displaying shiny premium watches to lure in potential customers only to be told that the watches are on a waitlist and they should buy something of a lower value first.
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@richtel - :lol: :lol: You’re on fire! You win the podium :D
I wonder why the dictionary has reappeared right now? Last episode was needed to keep us sane during covid. I don’t look out the window much these days - is there something big going on out there? :lol:
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Haha- no, I think Steve refreshed the thread a couple of days ago and thinking of new entries has become a background chronjob for the grey matter again!
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