(Closed) Who here still wears wrist watches?

posted 4 years ago in Accessories
  • poll: Do you still wear a wrist watch?
    I still do : (56 votes)
    82 %
    I do not : (12 votes)
    18 %
  • Post # 2
    3726 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    I do for specific purposes only. If I’m timing laps, yes, a sports watch. If I’m dressing formally for work, yes, a dress watch. Otherwise, no watches.

    Post # 3
    2610 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2014 - Madison, WI

    I wear a watch every day and have for almost 20 years. I have one nice watch I wear every day and then I usually get a cheap sports watch for situations out hiking or camping where I don’t want to wear my nice watch.

    Post # 4
    9888 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I love Fossil watches and wear one every day.  I’ve always just liked wearing a watch as an accessory, even though I hardly ever look at it for the time.

    Post # 5
    924 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2015

    I wear a watch every single day. I have my normal Citizen Ecodrive that my Fiance bought me for Christmas that I wear all the time and I have a nice sports watch for super casual days and working out. I honestly feel like I’m missing something if I’m not wearing a watch. 

    Post # 6
    295 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2014

    I have a Citizen Ecodrice my dad gave me for my 25th birthday, which I wear almost every day. I don’t wear it if I’m doing something like yard work or at the gym, but other than that, I always wear it. In fact I even forgot to take it off before our wedding ceremony!

    Post # 7
    367 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    I have a Cartier Tank Francaise that is really timeless and I wear when I dress up for work, but I don’t wear it on an everyday basis.

    Post # 8
    3371 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    Absolutely, I feel naked without one. Even though I have my iPhone/iPad, I can’t get used to reading the time on smart devices.

    Watches are also sentimental to me. My collection – a Longines, an Omega and a Hermes – are all gifts from my parents to mark special occasions. 

    Post # 9
    8429 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: March 2014 - A castle

    hegetsme:  I don’t, but I never did. There’s something in my skin (my mom’s too) that makes watch batteries explode so we can never wear them. It’s the weirdest thing I had ever heard about… but when I got my first Fossil watch in middle school and it stopped working 2 days later my mom mentioned she had the same problem. We took some of our watches to the jewelers and someone there told us that this is apparently something that happens to certain people? So weird. 

    Post # 10
    358 posts
    Helper bee

    I love my watch.  I don’t wear it everyday, but I do wear it often. Its a mens Rolex, but I can dress it up or wear it casually.

    Depending on “how nice” they are, there are several watch forums that you can try and sell them on.  If you sell them through Ebay you will have to pay their fees (also on PayPal too).


    Post # 11
    3194 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    hegetsme:  I wear mine every day, because I think many times it’s rude to whip out your phone to look at the time – or there are times at work when I’m in a meeting or running around when I don’t have my phone anyway.

    Post # 12
    834 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2013 - The front lawn of our church

    hegetsme:  I wear mine as an accessory, not because I need a watch:)

    Post # 13
    1460 posts
    Bumble bee

    I wear a watch every day. I have a few classics that I rotate depending on the occasion/oufit. I also have a tattoo on my wrist and I use my watch and bracelet to cover it up at work.

    Post # 14
    5220 posts
    Bee Keeper

    Darling Husband is a timepiece guy, but I never wore one until he bought it for me as a Christmas present. Now I wear it everyday and use it often! 

    Post # 15
    2854 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2015

    FutureDrAtkins:  hate to break it to you, but that’s a pretty lame super power. Unless you can find a way to harness it to do more–at least to destroy the batteries on watches that other people are wearing (you could cause caos by making people late to things. You’d probably need to destroy phone batteries too though).

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