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by Wis
Thu May 12, 2022 8:26 pm
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: The Lottery Watch Game
Replies: 134
Views: 2608

Re: The Lottery Watch Game

For Guy, the Codebreaker.

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by Wis
Tue May 10, 2022 5:45 pm
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: The Lottery Watch Game
Replies: 134
Views: 2608

Re: The Lottery Watch Game

For Iain I’ll suggest the «IWC Pilot’s Watch Perpetual Calendar Chronograph Edition “Le Petit Prince” Ref. IW392202 in 18-Carat 5N Gold With A Spectacular Midnight Blue Dial.»

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by Wis
Mon May 09, 2022 5:20 pm
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: The Lottery Watch Game
Replies: 134
Views: 2608

Re: The Lottery Watch Game

^^^ Superb! The brothers make some of the very best semi sporty dress watches around. Those movements …
by Wis
Sun May 08, 2022 8:27 pm
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: How did it happen?
Replies: 16
Views: 460

Re: How did it happen?

Kicking this almost dead topic back to life, I would suggest that the more sporty and less dressed up life style most of us lead now plays a significant role. The popularity of diver’s watches is exhibit A. Delicate, thin and small gold watches signifies old and conservative to most people, not youn...
by Wis
Sun May 08, 2022 8:08 pm
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: The Lottery Watch Game
Replies: 134
Views: 2608

Re: The Lottery Watch Game

Might this be something for Stephen?

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by Wis
Sun May 08, 2022 7:38 pm
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: The Lottery Watch Game
Replies: 134
Views: 2608

Re: The Lottery Watch Game

First of all, sorry for the prolonged absence. I’ve been away for work most of the week, and even evenings have been busy. How very gratifying to win, thanks Neil. Thank you all for the brilliant suggestions! Iain’s second offering above is off piste, but one should keep an open mind. But thankfully...
by Wis
Sun May 08, 2022 4:15 pm
Forum: Vintage Watches (AVO's Playground)
Topic: Vintage Week chez AVO
Replies: 29
Views: 576

Re: Vintage Week chez AVO

Amor Vincit Omnia wrote: Sat May 07, 2022 8:20 am Day 8/8, and of course it’s Great-Grandpa! 8)

1917 Marvin Officer/Trench watch. Can still show these whippersnappers a thing or two at 105 years old!
Nice piece of kit. They knew a thing or two about legibility back then.
by Wis
Sun May 08, 2022 4:08 pm
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: New moonphase!
Replies: 8
Views: 219

Re: New moonphase!

I like it, but it does seem difficult to read. 🥸
by Wis
Sun May 08, 2022 4:06 pm
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: Targeted ads – rant alert!
Replies: 18
Views: 389

Re: Targeted ads – rant alert!

It’s like they say: If you're not paying for the product, then you are the product. Annoying as targeted ads might be, they are benign compared to how content algorithms on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube feed people content that breed ‘engagement’, thus fueling radicalization, conspiracy theories a...
by Wis
Wed May 04, 2022 12:59 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: Non CW of the Day
Replies: 67115
Views: 3244636

Re: Non CW of the Day

Ostrich strap is a Reverso classic.

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Works well with the green dial.
by Wis
Mon May 02, 2022 9:34 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: Facebook straw poll
Replies: 42
Views: 867

Re: Facebook straw poll

It will be interesting to see if Apple is in the mix. Whether or not the general public sees it as a watch or something different. I never even considered Apple watch! Just goes to show how far down this rabbit hole I’ve gone. Of course non-WIS will mention Apple watch as one of the first on their ...
by Wis
Sun May 01, 2022 1:47 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: Non CW of the Day
Replies: 67115
Views: 3244636

Re: Non CW of the Day

Very happy with my jubilee watch.

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by Wis
Sat Apr 30, 2022 6:09 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: Turning green - A long time coming
Replies: 60
Views: 1401

Re: Turning green - A long time coming

^^^ I agree, that was what I meant. You put it much better.
by Wis
Sat Apr 30, 2022 10:32 am
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: Turning green - A long time coming
Replies: 60
Views: 1401

Re: Turning green - A long time coming

jmarchitect wrote: Sat Apr 30, 2022 7:19 am That is wonderful Bjorn.
Thanks, JM.
by Wis
Sat Apr 30, 2022 10:32 am
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: Turning green - A long time coming
Replies: 60
Views: 1401

Re: Turning green - A long time coming

Soporsche wrote: Sat Apr 30, 2022 1:11 am Hi Bjorn, whilst dont know you or your family I find this such a heartwarming and emotional post and backstory. The watch is beautiful too.
Fabulous!
Thank you, Stephen. You’ve seen right through me!