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LOL So, which arm do you wear your watch on?

Discussion in 'General' started by Pete J, 6 Mar 2011.

  1. DeadP1xels

    DeadP1xels Social distancing since 92

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    Is there like a new law to wear on your left wrist or something that i was'nt told about....

    I tend to put it on what ever wrist is free at the time....:naughty: (oh dear...)
     
  2. DeadP1xels

    DeadP1xels Social distancing since 92

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    Sorry for a double post.. but are you a power ranger :D

    The wrist position and watch tells me you are
     
  3. EvilMerc

    EvilMerc Minimodder

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    Left, never ever right, it just feels...wrong. (I'm right handed)

    Facing out too; robust but fairly cheap watch means I'm not too bothered what clips my left wrist, it's taken a good few hard knocks without any real damage.
     
  4. jhanlon303

    jhanlon303 The Keeper of History

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    Back when we did the show us your watch thread, I had about 10. Unpacking after the move I seem to have nearly 20 and several pocket watches. Only use the pocket watch with my vest. Phone the rest of the time. No watches. Carpal tunnel in both wrists.

    john
     
  5. mr00Awesome

    mr00Awesome YEAH SWEET LEMONADE

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    ^this
     
  6. Stewb

    Stewb What's a Dremel?

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    I used to wear it on my right (copied my Dad who is a leftie, so in fact it can be correct to wear it on the right :p). Then recently "taught" myself to wear it on my left wrist... was really weird for a while though...
     
  7. sleepygamer

    sleepygamer More Metal Than Thou

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    Second best comparison for me ever. After Buddy Christ. :D
     
  8. Guest-16

    Guest-16 Guest

    Right, because I'm a more awesome lefty than you common folk :left-hand-high-fives-other-lefties:

    Used to piss me off when I use a mouse, but now I'm used to it. Yes, I'm a righty-mouser, which means I can write with my left and scroll with my right :cooldude:
     
  9. sesterfield

    sesterfield What's a Dremel?

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    On my right, facing out. Despite being right-handed :eyebrow:
     
  10. Otis1337

    Otis1337 aka - Ripp3r

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    back in the day when i use to use one, left, because im not a weirdo
     
  11. Volund

    Volund Am I supposed to care?

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    On my right arm, I'm right handed and I really don't pay attention to what my left arm is doing most times.... my watches tend to get abused if they are on my left wrist.
     
  12. talladega

    talladega I'm Squidward

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    :naughty:
     
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  13. outlawaol

    outlawaol Geeked since 1982

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    This.

    I do take mine off though if I am going to be using the PC for extended periods of time. :)
     
  14. Guest-16

    Guest-16 Guest

    Pretty much.
    :hehe:
     
  15. Ending Credits

    Ending Credits Bunned

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    Wait, :naughty: was used in an appropriate context? I've never seen such abuse!

    I wear my watch on my left wrist but I'm always taking it off out of habit. The srap faster is a bit stiff so I have to use my teeth.
     
  16. okenobi

    okenobi What's a Dremel?

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    I'm normal. And if a G Shock can't take a little abuse to the face, then why buy one (unless you're a 12yr old black pop star of course).

    For the ex-military types, could you please explain the purpose of inside-facing wear?
     
  17. wyx087

    wyx087 Homeworld 3 is happening!!

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    im "one of those uncouth yobbos who doesn't actually have a watch and uses his mobile phone instead" :D

    when i began to wear a watch when i was young, was on the right. but later on, i learnt how stupid it is to use the watch when it's on the right, so moved it to the left hand. now, just use my phone because i haven't got a good enough bling, bling watch to wear :(
     
  18. Silver51

    Silver51 I cast flare!

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    Probably because a watch face is shiny. Anything that can reflect light can also give away your position.

    Anyway, I don't wear a watch.
     
  19. specofdust

    specofdust Banned

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    It's also easier to look at in a prone position when holding a rifle (at least the type of rifle I hold) with minimal movement which is essential in ambushes and close in recce.

    Also it's just uncouth not to have it on the off-hand facing inward.
     
  20. suenstar

    suenstar Collector of Things

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    I prefer to have a watch on my left wrist, but due to having a bone missing there I can't seem to find one that fits comfortably so I have to wear one on my right wrist for the time being.

    Also I wear the watch on my inner wrist like a few others here.

    Main reason for that in my case is because I find it easier to turn my wrist outwards when leaning on my elbow... If I turn my wrist to look at the back of my wrist while leaning on my elbow it feels strange and my whole arm wants to move, while turning it to see the inward position seems to require less motion.
     
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