A watch snob goes against the mainstream:
Oct 17, 2020,19:17 PM
Hates the date window, wishes everything was ~38mm instead of >40mm, and compares everything to GS/JLC/ALS.
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I’m completely guilty of the watch snob sign
By: Brandon Skinner : October 17th, 2020-13:49
...calling Apple and smart watches “Wrist Computers”. As a watch lover, I can’t understand how anyone like us who are crazy about the hobby, would want something buzzing on their wrist all day (that wasn’t made by JLC and the other great alarm makers). I ...
By: Tiggermelad : October 18th, 2020-01:38
I have a desktop computer which incidentally tells the time, but no-one ever called it a clock.
If you really hate your phone, I say you ought to try the Apple Watch
By: PoyFR : October 18th, 2020-04:50
I own one, it is to me the best purchase I made following owning an iPhone. Being so dependent to tunes, searching my phone everywhere, fetching for it, searching all my pockets when not running for it just to answer a moment unwanted call or message. Wit...
How so? [nt]
By: India Whiskey Charlie : October 17th, 2020-13:52
I see a big thing wrong with this article...
By: patrick_y : October 17th, 2020-14:42
" Rolex boasts that it takes a year to actually make one of their watches, which may seem like a false narrative based on the fact they produce a million watches per year." is stated in the article. That's just wrong. A Rolex Account Executive told me tha...
By: Weems@8 : October 17th, 2020-16:01
I can put myself as an individual guy. Do my things my way. Keen on Swiss made, this have nothing to do i would reject German or Japanese watches. The Swiss have the infrastructure to run a healthy watch industry. Even Ming let produce his watches in Swit...
I'm not a snob about anything really
By: Uncle Chico : October 18th, 2020-01:47
I just feel fortunate to learn how to appreciate what interests me whether it be watches, music, art, or anything else that I'm fortunate enough to discover. Don't look down, look up.
It’s an issue of marketing
By: jmpTT : October 18th, 2020-08:40
I’ve been a watch snob, sure. It’s natural to hold some of these beliefs at some point, since these viewpoints will originate from the industry’s own marketing. Through marketing, you’ll discover the brands and the heritage and the prestige well before yo...
WPS’ers are the least snobby of the forums that have participants...
By: Jim14 : October 18th, 2020-18:57
That is why I am here. The commitment to no discussions around prices is the beginning of what makes this place great. I am like everyone here and have had biases like the ones mentioned in the article, but I strive to be more egalitarian and this forum e...
That was an enjoyable read. I would have added one further point
By: Rosneathian : October 18th, 2020-21:21
Some high-end Swiss brands are largely responsible for cultivating snobbery by themselves being aloof, remote and inaccessible. By this I'm not referring to the price of their products or the way they are distributed, but by their emphasis on heritage and...