[Moderator Omega - Wristscan]
Back when I was even poorer . . .
. . . than I am today, I was a watch snob.
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I’m completely guilty of the watch snob sign
...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 ...
I have a desktop computer which incidentally tells the time, but no-one ever called it a clock.
I see a big thing wrong with this article...
" 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...
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
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
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...
That was an enjoyable read. I would have added one further point
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...