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      07-20-2010, 03:49 PM   #67
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I've been wearing a Berenger Aviator for the past 11+ years and it's been just perfect. Anyone familiar with this watch?
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I asume you didn't get the price you was after?
Fell back in love with it, and the Milgauss doesn't have the date, which I realised I couldn't live without.
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      07-21-2010, 03:57 AM   #69
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This is what I'd get should I suddenly go mad and want a flashy watch:

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This is what I'd get should I suddenly go mad and want a flashy watch:

You see, you do have a hint of style
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navitimer and an omega constellation...perfect for any occasion...
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Nice! I fancy this one next similar but without the Alarm!

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      07-21-2010, 10:44 AM   #74
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This is what I'd get should I suddenly go mad and want a flashy watch:

Only a poof would wear a watch like that
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Hi,

I've seen a couple of threads on here with what is basically "watch porn", so i thought this as good a place as any to ask about them

I am toying with the idea of purchasing a Tag Heuer Carrera..

couple of reasons, one being it isn't flash.. it's a dull metal which i like (my current watch is titanium), and of course the cars / racing connections.. however tenuous a link that may be

so, would it be a good buy? i know generally these things hold their value and i would certainly not be buying a new one so i'm kind of think yes..

but other opinions are welcome
my dad has the carrera and wow its awesome, and its limited edition as well
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      07-21-2010, 11:00 AM   #76
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All the watch you ever need and under 250... ;-)



Oli - good job I don't have one then isn't it? ;-)
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      07-21-2010, 12:19 PM   #77
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This is what I'd get should I suddenly go mad and want a flashy watch:

That looks lovely. I might get one..

Oh.

10k

I might leave it a while
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      07-21-2010, 02:31 PM   #78
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Is that your actual watch in the picture or a picture from the Internet? Because I am 100% sure that is a replica!
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(I was just too polite to say.)
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That looks lovely. I might get one..

Oh.

10k

I might leave it a while
10k, now to me that's supercharger money!
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(I was just too polite to say.)
i'm sure it's just a poor picture..
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I have the 42 mm and it is fine on my wrist
I have the 45 mm....The 42 is the perfect size! Will post pics later
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I like a nice watch myself and it's not a status thing for me

I've also had to talk my way out of being branded a poser cock for buying a 3-er to people i don't see that often.

And i know what you mean about wealthy people not trying to prove anything. A guy i work with who is now a multi-millionaire looks without wanting to stereotype the complete opposite of what you'd expect.

He turn's up to business meetings in pink mr happy t-shirts, shorts and drives a new-ish civic with a number plate worth more than the car.

He's very successful and driven person, but unless you see his house, you'd never know how wealthy he was.
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Is that your actual watch in the picture or a picture from the Internet? Because I am 100% sure that is a replica!
How dare u! i've had this watch for about 14 months now and it the real McCoy. Bought it from the dealer at Sukumvit Road for a berrry..berrrry goood brice !! u wanttt DBD??
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I asume you didn't get the price you was after?
He was very near ,My Brother wanted it and it wasnt for sale as he fell back in love with it !
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This is what happens when watch 'one upmanship' goes too far:



I actually really like watches and sort of understand why people buy expensive brands. But I can't think of any other area where the law of diminishing returns applies to such a massive extent.

In my opinion at least 75% of the cost of a rolex pays for marketing and the 'brand'. I admire the engineering, but for me thats as far as it goes.
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This is what happens when watch 'one upmanship' goes too far:

I actually really like watches and sort of understand why people buy expensive brands. But I can't think of any other area where the law of diminishing returns applies to such a massive extent.

In my opinion at least 75% of the cost of a rolex pays for marketing and the 'brand'. I admire the engineering, but for me thats as far as it goes.
Exactly right, hence my original post!

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I just can't understand the value associated to them and 'One-upmanship' these things seem to bring out.
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How dare u! i've had this watch for about 14 months now and it the real McCoy. Bought it from the dealer at Sukumvit Road for a berrry..berrrry goood brice !! u wanttt DBD??
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