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Do you wear a watch?


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can you get by not looking at the time on a watch or a mobile phone
DaveRyder Avatar
DaveRyder Plus
9 7.2k 21 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2019 7:49PM
Always wear a watch unless in bed or in water.

I've had the same watch since early 2002 and with no intention of changing it.
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saltireblue Plus
13 14.5k 88 Norway
9 Jun 2019 7:55PM
I have 6 watches, all used in rotation. Was up to 18 at one point, but have now gone for quality instead of quantity.
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davereet 19 448 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2019 9:06PM
I have a Seiko kinetic which I bought in 1987, but alas has given up the ghost as the bearing for the weight that charges battery has worn out. Seiko want more than the watch cost to repair, so now have a Seiko solar. If it lasts as long as the old one it will see me out Smile

Cheerful Dave Smile)
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SlowSong Plus
15 11.1k 30 England
9 Jun 2019 9:43PM
Got about 10 watches, all different. I don't wear bracelets, but a nice watch to accessorise i find very attractive, and useful.
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Jestertheclown 14 8.8k 255 England
9 Jun 2019 10:07PM

Quote:can you get by not looking at the time on a watch or a mobile phone

I cant, although I can usually guess the time with a reasonable degree of accuracy.

Unfortunately, I've worn a watch continuously for the last sixty years and I simply can't be without one on my wrist.

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altitude50 19 23.9k United Kingdom
9 Jun 2019 10:29PM
I find my hi tech pocket sun dial with folding luminous gnomon very useful, especially at night!Sad
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djh698 19 6.9k 7 United Kingdom
10 Jun 2019 12:20AM
Don't wear a watch or have a mobile phone and I get by OK
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justin c 19 5.2k 36 England
10 Jun 2019 8:38AM

Quote:can you get by not looking at the time on a watch or a mobile phone


I suspect everyone has to look at the time at some point throughout the day.

I wear a Garmin GPS Multisport watch 24/7.
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JJGEE 18 8.1k 18 England
10 Jun 2019 8:42AM
only when I am going out.

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sitan1 Plus
15 1.3k 1 United Kingdom
10 Jun 2019 8:56AM
I have the Versa Fitbitch which counts my steps, heart beat etc, as a train driver I can't live without a watch
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James124 Plus
8 81 59 Portugal
10 Jun 2019 10:47AM
I gave up wearing a watch permanently soon after moving to SW France 15 years ago, then stopped completely as the batteries died. Thinking of buying a solar powered one (soloing as it doesn't take too much from the lens fund!)
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Chrism8 16 1.1k 34 England
10 Jun 2019 11:06AM
Haven't worn a watch for about 25 years, get by well either by the clock in the car, the phone or fairly accurate with a guess
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brian1208 20 11.8k 12 United Kingdom
10 Jun 2019 11:28AM
I carry one in my pocket for those very rare occasions when I need to know the time.

Otherwise, being retired, a calendar does the job Smile
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10 Jun 2019 6:35PM
Yes - but I rarely take my phone out with me, and I haven't a clock in the house so it is mostly used to see what the time is when I wake up - maybe I can go back to sleep!!

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