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Offline brolex

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which wrist do you wear your watch?
« on: August 11, 2011, 11:21:54 AM »
I wear mine on my left. And not because of my military background - we were told not to wear watches on the right, because only warrant officers are allowed to adorn their right wrist with this:




Don't get me wrong, I rock it like this from time to time:



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Re: which wrist do you wear your watch?
« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2011, 11:36:03 AM »
Since i was a kid, i wear my watches on my right hand... And i write using my right hand... And kenot change liao coz sudah biasa...
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Re: which wrist do you wear your watch?
« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2011, 11:59:52 AM »
Since i was a kid, i wear my watches on my right hand... And i write using my right hand... And kenot change liao coz sudah biasa...
same. Thats why i wear nato strap all the time to keep the watch in a mint condition. If wear bracelet, there will be a LOT of desk diving scratches. I worn out my epos rubber strap while writing so all my white pieces of papers are greyish everytime during my last few years in college. I cant wear leather as i sweat a fair bit.
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Re: which wrist do you wear your watch?
« Reply #3 on: August 11, 2011, 12:25:00 PM »
Since i was a kid, i wear my watches on my right hand... And i write using my right hand... And kenot change liao coz sudah biasa...

I remembered when i was a kid, i wear my watches on my left wrist BUT somehow i can't recall when the watches was change to my right wrist  :o and it remain at there until now.  ;D  :Laughing_on_floor:
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Re: which wrist do you wear your watch?
« Reply #4 on: August 11, 2011, 12:27:27 PM »
Glad to know there are similar people like me...
I tot i cacat coz when I write with my watch on my right hand, ppl tend to tell me I am wearing my watch wrong...
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Re: which wrist do you wear your watch?
« Reply #5 on: August 11, 2011, 12:35:36 PM »
I'm lost. Will this question provide an indication of the personality, socio-economic status, ............ or any beneficial info on the wearer? Delighted to be educate  ;D

Obviously you wear it wrong side


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Re: which wrist do you wear your watch?
« Reply #6 on: August 11, 2011, 12:38:32 PM »

i am still cacat...

fixed it for you

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Re: which wrist do you wear your watch?
« Reply #8 on: August 11, 2011, 12:40:53 PM »
Define wrong side please.

It's the side of bed that you got up this morning  :Laughing_on_floor:
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Re: which wrist do you wear your watch?
« Reply #9 on: August 11, 2011, 12:41:57 PM »
You guys sure take things a bit too seriously. Lighten up.
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Re: which wrist do you wear your watch?
« Reply #10 on: August 11, 2011, 12:51:47 PM »
Mine is always on the left, cause right is for the mouse
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Re: which wrist do you wear your watch?
« Reply #11 on: August 11, 2011, 10:33:49 PM »
I m with the majority ie,right handed people wear on the left...at home i wear on both :Dancing_banana:

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Re: which wrist do you wear your watch?
« Reply #12 on: August 12, 2011, 01:29:20 AM »
I m with the majority ie,right handed people wear on the left...at home i wear on both :Dancing_banana:

besview, you mean you wear watches on both wrist at the same time OR your watches change from left wrist to right wrist from time to time at home?   ;D
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Re: which wrist do you wear your watch?
« Reply #13 on: August 12, 2011, 09:06:58 AM »
I may be wrong but where the crown of the watch is situated is an indication where it should be worn.

Isn't this why PAM has either left or right sided crown on their watches for left handers and right handers, respectively? So does Citizen.

If worn on the correct wrist, it would be easier for the free hand to tweak the crown.

Anyway, I being too scientific about this. Where you wear your watch is your own individual preference. If you feel its right - it right. :thumbsup:
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Re: which wrist do you wear your watch?
« Reply #14 on: August 12, 2011, 03:07:31 PM »
I may be wrong but where the crown of the watch is situated is an indication where it should be worn.

Isn't this why PAM has either left or right sided crown on their watches for left handers and right handers, respectively? So does Citizen.

If worn on the correct wrist, it would be easier for the free hand to tweak the crown.

Anyway, I being too scientific about this. Where you wear your watch is your own individual preference. If you feel its right - it right. :thumbsup:

bro meoramri and mwf members,

how about below bullhead watches? the crown is on top of the watch.  ;D ;D ;D :D



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Re: which wrist do you wear your watch?
« Reply #15 on: August 12, 2011, 10:39:41 PM »
I may be wrong but where the crown of the watch is situated is an indication where it should be worn.

Isn't this why PAM has either left or right sided crown on their watches for left handers and right handers, respectively? So does Citizen.

If worn on the correct wrist, it would be easier for the free hand to tweak the crown.

Anyway, I being too scientific about this. Where you wear your watch is your own individual preference. If you feel its right - it right. :thumbsup:

don't think that the crown design has much implication on which hand it should be worn as most ppl take off their watches when winding and adjusting, it should be more on which hand you use to wind and adjust the crown IMO.

By the way, i wear my watch on the right wrist simply because my right wrist is thicker and bigger than my left's, and i'm a right hander

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Re: which wrist do you wear your watch?
« Reply #16 on: August 13, 2011, 01:06:39 AM »
Wear on my left . Some ppl wear it upside down too ( watch facing down ) Thats funny

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Re: which wrist do you wear your watch?
« Reply #17 on: August 13, 2011, 09:57:13 AM »
Wear on my left . Some ppl wear it upside down too ( watch facing down ) Thats funny

wearing the watch face downward actualy make you easier to see the time when u are driving. One of the vintage omega actually are worn like tat

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Re: which wrist do you wear your watch?
« Reply #18 on: August 13, 2011, 01:25:09 PM »
Woah Didn't know that .... Learnt something today

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Re: which wrist do you wear your watch?
« Reply #19 on: August 13, 2011, 02:12:13 PM »
Wear on my left . Some ppl wear it upside down too ( watch facing down ) Thats funny

wearing the watch face downward actualy make you easier to see the time when u are driving. One of the vintage omega actually are worn like tat
Bro.... can u elaborate on this... how can wearing a watch face down benefit when driving?.. ???
thanks
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Re: which wrist do you wear your watch?
« Reply #20 on: August 13, 2011, 02:52:41 PM »
Here is the image of Omega "Chronostop" notice the clap is on the location where the watch head usually located



Wear on my left . Some ppl wear it upside down too ( watch facing down ) Thats funny

wearing the watch face downward actualy make you easier to see the time when u are driving. One of the vintage omega actually are worn like tat
Bro.... can u elaborate on this... how can wearing a watch face down benefit when driving?.. ???
thanks

I dunno how to explain by word but i will post up photo explaning later on.  ;D

It is basiclly you no need to twist your arm as much as u will normaly did if you drive with the watching facing downward since you are driving on the road at very fast speed where you would not one to look off the road for long time (i tried tat and it was scarry lol)
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Re: which wrist do you wear your watch?
« Reply #21 on: August 13, 2011, 03:44:44 PM »
Here is the image of Omega "Chronostop" notice the clap is on the location where the watch head usually located



Wear on my left . Some ppl wear it upside down too ( watch facing down ) Thats funny

wearing the watch face downward actualy make you easier to see the time when u are driving. One of the vintage omega actually are worn like tat
Bro.... can u elaborate on this... how can wearing a watch face down benefit when driving?.. ???
thanks

I dunno how to explain by word but i will post up photo explaning later on.  ;D

It is basiclly you no need to twist your arm as much as u will normaly did if you drive with the watching facing downward since you are driving on the road at very fast speed where you would not one to look off the road for long time (i tried tat and it was scarry lol)

bro gigi, demo photos will be GOOD!  :thumbsup:  :Cheers:
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Re: which wrist do you wear your watch?
« Reply #22 on: August 13, 2011, 03:57:07 PM »
This is a pic of Richard Petty, a legendary NASCAR racer. Observe how he wears his lowlex daytona:


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Re: which wrist do you wear your watch?
« Reply #23 on: August 13, 2011, 04:09:00 PM »
when you're driving with your hands on the steering wheel (where they obviously should be!!), the bottom part of your wrist is more visible than the upper part. it then makes sense to wear the watch head on the lower part so you don't have to flick your wrist to read the dial(s).

for right hand drive like here, it would be better to have the watch on your right hand because the gear shift is on your left.

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Re: which wrist do you wear your watch?
« Reply #24 on: August 13, 2011, 05:42:24 PM »

I have always worn my watch on my left,
am also right handed, that I think prevents
more scratches and dings as I tend to use
the right hand for more forceful actions

 

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