My burial watch!

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My burial watch!

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Decided the watch I'm going to be buried in is my Cjiaba as it's one of my favourites and nice and cheap so her indoors can flog the rest and get some money back. Bit morbid? Probably, but what the hell, these things have got to be planned and I want to know that I'll have a watch I like to read while playing with my harp and other celestial goodies :lol:

Anyone else so sad that they have a watch earmarked for this particular duty?

Anyway, been wearing it (on the right wrist) for a few days with the Speedy on the left and it finally struck me why I like it quite so much: somewhere, on some foreign shore with the deletion of "Cjiaba" and the placement of "Omega" this very watch is being flogged as a fake Omega PO! Yup, same twisted lugs (speedy and Seamaster share them) same HE valve placement, same subdials, same dial if it comes to that and the same bezel.

Okay, so it's a cheap "fake" as the subdials don't work properly, but it just shows that I'm an Omega fanboy through and through, even when it doesn't say "Omega" on the dial!

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Re: My burial watch!

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It's okay to plan ahead so long as it's a long time in the future! As to me, no point having a burial watch as I plan to leave my body to medical science so no need for anyone to have to worry about the expense of a funeral, and it's not like i'll need it again when I'm dead!
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If I can't take them with me .....I'm not going! :problem:
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Not much point in knowing the time if you are going to be there for all eternity...... Anyway, will you be setting it to earth time or universal time?
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Tyke wrote:Not much point in knowing the time if you are going to be there for all eternity...... Anyway, will you be setting it to earth time or universal time?
I guess we should all take a GMT.
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Citizen Skyhawk might be the best bet. Radio controlled (high enough to get a decent signal) solar powered (no shortage of light) lots of time settings available. Waterproof to deal with all those clouds..... :lol:
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To paraphrase a well known high-end brand, none of mine are coming with me; I am merely looking after them for the next generation :thumbup:
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Kip wrote:If I can't take them with me .....I'm not going! :problem:
That'll be the extra, extra large coffin then sir... with the integral watch winders :thumbup:.
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AliBar wrote:
Kip wrote:If I can't take them with me .....I'm not going! :problem:
That'll be the extra, extra large coffin then sir... with the integral watch winders :thumbup:.
That'll freak the grave robbers in years to come :lol:

That's why I'm wearing the Cjiaba; it's worth about ten bob and a dead rabbit (if that much) so the bloody funeral directors won't nick it!

Does look like an Omega though dunnit?
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AliBar wrote:
Kip wrote:If I can't take them with me .....I'm not going! :problem:
That'll be the extra, extra large coffin then sir... with the integral watch winders :thumbup:.
I hadn't thought of that! 8)
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Kip wrote:
AliBar wrote:
Kip wrote:If I can't take them with me .....I'm not going! :problem:
That'll be the extra, extra large coffin then sir... with the integral watch winders :thumbup:.
I hadn't thought of that! 8)
New business idea perhaps Kip?

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What do you do if you're going DOWN? Anyone know of a heat-powered watch?
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Loddonite wrote:What do you do if you're going DOWN? Anyone know of a heat-powered watch?
:lol:

Yep! and guess who made it :)

http://www.roachman.com/thermic/

EDIT: forgot to read the bit about it being in extreme heat but its still the only heat powered watch i know of.
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Sod a watch.

My scooter's coming with me.

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scooter wrote:Sod a watch.

My scooter's coming with me.

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Now that will be an interesting shaped coffin, or are you going to be buried sitting up on it?

Either way, TimeTeam 3012 will be amazed to see an intact burial of man & trusty steed! :lol: