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Do you wear a watch?


JackAllTog Plus
10 5.8k 58 United Kingdom
10 Jun 2019 7:17PM

Quote: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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dcash29 14 2.4k England
10 Jun 2019 7:46PM
Must be mad to wear a watch and ruin a good tan, however I've never been one for jewellery Plus at work I'm to busy to worry about the time every five minutes, so I only check on the computer as and when it is necessary.
Paul Morgan 18 19.4k 6 England
10 Jun 2019 7:55PM
Yep, along with chains, earrings, beaded bracelets, all Smile Smile
redhed17 14 866 England
10 Jun 2019 8:32PM
Since the mid 80's I have worn Casio Databank/Calculator watches. At one point I had to import them from the US as they were not easily available here as they went out of fashion. I was finding it hard to get a replacement straps for one of them last year, and then found a new version, with slightly bigger display characters, which is good as my eyesight gets worse with age. Wink I lost illuminated buttons of the previous version I have, but along with the larger numbers in the display, and the same functionality, it also has a 10 year battery! Previous versions have had 18-24 month batteries. I always find it funny with these smart watches having to be charged everyday. lol I get a lot of features for minimal power usage. Wink

I don't think I have had a watch off for more than a few minutes in daylight since the mid 80's. I find it amusing when I see the white area of skin, and can see how much 'tan' I have throughout the year. lol
12 Jun 2019 5:11AM
I wear a watch, and I use it very much when shooting. My favorite time spent doing photography is shooting rather than sitting at a desk or anything else. So, deeply to I get involved that time goes by unnoticed. I have to keep reminding myself to watch the time in order to make the last bus.
GeorgeP Plus
12 57 24 United States
13 Jun 2019 9:19PM
I wear an old mechanical watch - when I remember it. The "luminosity" on the hands no longer glows in the dark but it keeps reasonable time. I really don't need to know time to the exact minute. Even before retirement, that accuracy wasn't needed as I always tried to arrive at least 10 minutes early. [A slight problem as my wife likes to arrive 5-10 minutes after the appointed time!]
peterjones 17 4.9k 1 United Kingdom
14 Jun 2019 5:09AM
Yes.
Cephus Plus
15 2.5k England
20 Jun 2019 2:57PM
Yes, do you?
AlexE 3 159 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2019 9:39PM
I like to wear a watch but the strap has been broken for the last two months and, not to put too fine a point on it, I haven't been bothered fixing it. I do like to have it though for keeping an eye on upcoming appointments and also for pacing when running.
KrazyKA 3 1.4k United Kingdom
6 Sep 2019 8:33PM
I used to collect all kinds of mainly funky watches, most of which I still have, but stopped wearing them when I didnít have a 9-5 anymore. Now I just wear fitness trackers/watches as I teach exercise classes nearly every day and swim at least 4 days a week. Plus Iím always running late (no pun intended) so I definitely need to know the time 😱
Carabosse 16 41.4k 270 England
7 Sep 2019 1:24PM
I have a couple of decent-ish Longines watches, and a cheap but nice-looking Rotary. I certainly don't wear a watch ar home! Tongue

I do carry my mobile with me when I'm out but I don't find it convenient to pull the phone out of a pocket to check the time. A quick glance at a watch on my wrist is so much more civilised! Grin
petebfrance 8 2.8k France
7 Sep 2019 8:21PM
Sometimes - when I remember to put it on, but the plating is wearing off around the bezel (?) on the last one I bought so it looks real cheapo - not in keeping with my imageBlush I tried t convince SWMBO that batteries were impossible to find for it, but no dice. Life is toughSad
Just Jas 18 26.3k 1 England
20 Sep 2019 3:25PM
I bought a £3 gold watch and bracelet from China through Amazon. Somebody during the 'Slow Boat From China' delivery must have believed it , because it disappeared en route. Sad All that glitters is not gold! Grin

The cost is being refunded to me, I have been told.

I bought a reasonably decent one from Argos, delivered to me within 3 hours.

However, having said that, the one I bought from Amazon a year or so ago, for 1p plus £2.99p postage is still going strong and keeping good time.

I might add that my own' image' is somewhat latent, and yet waits to be developed Wink

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