The watchaholic's alternative dictionary

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Browser History - The statistical study of potential customers eagerly peering through jewellers' windows with a view to identifying those likely to succumb to paying full price.
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Set phasers to stun: Manipulating the moon phase cycle on a C1 Moonphase to display a full moon when you find yourself in a social situation where you want to really catch the eye of your company. "Look at that moon, isn't it incredible!"

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Crown and Buckle - A mantra chanted by enthusiasts as they enter the swimming pool to ensure their watch doesn't suffer water-related misfortune.
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Schrödinger's Link - the quantum theory whereby bracelet spare links for an Ebay purchase are simultaneously both present and missing until such time as the package is inspected.
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Microcosm: The space in the watch firmament that small, independent watchmakers operate in.

Microchip: A tiny piece of damage to the crystal or case of your non-mainstream, independent watch.

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