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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. okenobi

    okenobi What's a Dremel?

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    I was just taking the piss, hence the smilies! :thumb:

    I know you boys, not them, are the real thing.
     
  2. Sloth

    Sloth #yolo #swag

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    Don't wear a watch too often since I've always got my cell phone. Only time I'll take a watch is when hiking. In that case it's on the left, facing in. Left because I'm not a freak, inside because it has a smaller chance of getting damaged. Facing out is the natural way for any other application, though.
    I've never understood the whole "strong right arm" joke because of this. Surely the left hand is the "free hand" in this case? :confused:
     
  3. adidan

    adidan Guesswork is still work

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    Actually, although I don't wear watches I do have one for formal do das.
     
  4. specofdust

    specofdust Banned

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    While I feel it's a little irrelevant to the thread: since I hate people who act like soldiers who ain't, I feel I should point out that I am in fact only an officer cadet, not a regular soldier or officer :)
     
  5. earlydoors

    earlydoors Minimodder

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    right

    I'm a little ocd about right v left, certain things have to be in a certain order...
     
  6. Burnout21

    Burnout21 Is the daddy!

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    Left and facing out, anything else you may as well be shot for getting it wrong. If your left handed then clearly your parents are hippies and didn't teach you that right handed is the standard!
     
  7. The Toy

    The Toy The Ticking Time-Bomb

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    I got my Casio for £3.99 from Argos.

    It looks like a watch for a ten year old, but it's pretty robust and tells you the time.

    :cooldude:

    Oh, and left and facing out. Obviously.
     
  8. Stewb

    Stewb What's a Dremel?

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    You're not supposed to wear a watch at formal events :p
     
  9. Unicorn

    Unicorn Uniform November India

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    **** that "rule"! I don't own awesome looking watches for nothing! :hehe:
     
  10. omicron

    omicron Baud.

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    Right :clap:
     
  11. Gaming_freak_10

    Gaming_freak_10 Minimodder

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    I wear mine on the left wrist cuz im a righty... its facing out and been that way since i had the watch...
     
  12. wbdog206

    wbdog206 not me

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    I'm a lefty but I still ware mine on the left because
    it just feels weird on my right.
     
  13. talladega

    talladega I'm Squidward

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    I wear this watch during the week (work)

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    and this one on weekends

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  14. The_Beast

    The_Beast I like wood ಠ_ಠ

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    Watches? WTF are those? being places on time, that's for gurlz



    If I do where a watch, which very rarely happens, it's on the left since I'm a righty
     
  15. okenobi

    okenobi What's a Dremel?

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    Nothing wrong with a little OT, spec! Nobody ever stops you in the pub mid sentence and says,
    "Hang on, that's totally off-topic, stop it." :D

    I would never pretend to be a soldier, as a rule I've zero respect for them. I've met two (who are good friends) that I respect. One is a Major General and the other is a retired special operator who runs people and "stuff" in Afghan. But more than that, they're both fantastic human beings who do not think they own the planet because they can handle a weapon.

    That said, there are a lot of things the military (both here and across the pond) do well and brevity of speech is one of them. Where I borrow that (as does everybody saying SNAFU or FUBAR) I don't think that makes me sound like someone who's trying to be a soldier, just somebody who is a pragmatist and draws from whatever works for him.

    As for the retro Casio look:

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    It cost me a little more than £3.99 though!!
     
  16. The Monk

    The Monk Minimodder

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    Right arm if I wear one, very rare that I do. Normally just use my mobile phone as I'm uncouth
     
  17. Apocalypso

    Apocalypso Fully armed and operational.

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    Left facing outwards otherwise I'd be forever scratching the face when I'm working.
     
  18. Cthippo

    Cthippo Can't mod my way out of a paper bag

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    Right wrist, left just feels wrong.
     
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  19. boiled_elephant

    boiled_elephant Merom Celeron 4 lyfe

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    You organise your life around guitar-playing, don't you? :p

    I don't wear a watch. Too constricting and irritating. I'm tempted by a pocket watch, though. I'm already getting a bowler hat for my birthday (see related thread below) so it'd kinda fit.

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    Ditto. Efficiency five.

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  20. DragunovHUN

    DragunovHUN Modder

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    I don't wear a watch, it's just unnecessary clutter on my person. Back when i did wear one, it was on my left wrist facing out, couldn't tell you why though.
     

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