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#20002 Feb 16 2013 at 1:20 PM Rating: Good
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Clearly. And being outvoted in an election is basically the same situation as slaves were in before the civil war 'n all that.

Edit: I forgot to My hovercraft is full of eels. Goddamnit.

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#20003 Feb 17 2013 at 1:49 AM Rating: Decent
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Those people are probably just alcoholics. Smiley: sly In Oregon it's not a big deal. We can't buy booze in grocery stores anyways, we have to go to liquor stores and our one liquor store down here is closed on Sunday. We can go into any grocery store and buy beer or wine any day of the week. Or order liquor in any bar or restaurant any day of the week.

My limited experience with this was when I lived in Oklahoma for a few months and on Sunday you could not order any cocktail in a restaurant. You could have beer or wine, but not any liquor. I would frequently forget because I didn't grow up there, and it always annoyed me. Then it was a religious law, and THAT was what irritated me.

I don't like living in places that have ****** liquor laws.

Hence why I got the **** out of Ohio.

Thank God Washington just passed the whole ********** you state-controlled liquor stores" law thing.
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#20004 Feb 17 2013 at 8:17 AM Rating: Good
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Norway has ****** alcohol rules as well. Went there last year with some people from school. It was a Saturday evening, so we decided to go out and get a beer. Couldn't buy alcohol in the local joint because it was past 8 PM, though. Puzzled, we decided to just get drunk Sunday instead, except, you can't buy alcohol on Sundays at all.

Worst weekend ever. The clerks at the store were laughing so hard, though, and making comments about us being Danish. They so jelly.
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#20005 Feb 17 2013 at 11:08 AM Rating: Good
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Couldn't you just go to a bar?
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#20006 Feb 17 2013 at 12:21 PM Rating: Good
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We weren't really interested in blowing all our cash on the first day. Just wanted some beers to chill with at the hotel.
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#20007 Feb 17 2013 at 12:55 PM Rating: Good
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I thought that in Norway prices weren't that different in bars vs stores, or was that some other country around there where taxes make that happen?
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#20008 Feb 17 2013 at 2:25 PM Rating: Good
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No.

Well, maybe. I don't know.
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#20009 Feb 17 2013 at 2:41 PM Rating: Good
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Could've been Finland instead, I can't recall. I just remember it being one of the Scandinavian countries or closely related ones.
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#20010 Feb 17 2013 at 11:18 PM Rating: Good
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Those people are probably just alcoholics. Smiley: sly In Oregon it's not a big deal. We can't buy booze in grocery stores anyways, we have to go to liquor stores and our one liquor store down here is closed on Sunday. We can go into any grocery store and buy beer or wine any day of the week. Or order liquor in any bar or restaurant any day of the week.

My limited experience with this was when I lived in Oklahoma for a few months and on Sunday you could not order any cocktail in a restaurant. You could have beer or wine, but not any liquor. I would frequently forget because I didn't grow up there, and it always annoyed me. Then it was a religious law, and THAT was what irritated me.


This was post number 20,000 in this thread.

Just sayin'.
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#20011 Feb 18 2013 at 4:57 AM Rating: Good
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Yeah, the bored Druid Thread's almost caught up with me...
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#20012 Feb 18 2013 at 8:13 AM Rating: Good
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Retarded security is retarded.

There's a login system for government related stuff here which one uses maybe two or three times a year.
They require you to use a upper case letter and at least 1 number in a username that has to be at least 8 or 9 characters long (if I recall correctly). Then you have to have an upper case letter, a lower case letter, a number and a punctuation mark in your password of 8-12 characters. Oh and you get 3 tries before you're locked out for 15 minutes.

The above combined makes it ridiculously hard to remember anything so you need to write it down somewhere (which is obviously not good for security) but aside from that, it's ridiculously easy to create an account for someone else. All you need is their personal number so there's been dozens of cases where people committed fraud by getting all sorts of welfare for other people who knew nothing about it and subsequently got shafted when the authorities eventually found out.
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#20013 Feb 18 2013 at 8:29 AM Rating: Good
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All my passwords are a minimum of two upper, two lower, two numbers, and two punctuation.
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#20014 Feb 18 2013 at 9:04 AM Rating: Good
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Why? What does that do aside from making it a pain in the *** to remember?
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#20015 Feb 18 2013 at 9:08 AM Rating: Good
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It's not that difficult to remember if you have a system.
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#20016 Feb 18 2013 at 9:10 AM Rating: Good
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Those people are probably just alcoholics. Smiley: sly In Oregon it's not a big deal. We can't buy booze in grocery stores anyways, we have to go to liquor stores and our one liquor store down here is closed on Sunday. We can go into any grocery store and buy beer or wine any day of the week. Or order liquor in any bar or restaurant any day of the week.

My limited experience with this was when I lived in Oklahoma for a few months and on Sunday you could not order any cocktail in a restaurant. You could have beer or wine, but not any liquor. I would frequently forget because I didn't grow up there, and it always annoyed me. Then it was a religious law, and THAT was what irritated me.


This was post number 20,000 in this thread.

Just sayin'.

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So after stumbling upon a video of a talk by Gary Taubes (a science journalist with a Ph.D. in physics from Harvard) on low carb diets, and doing a bunch of research, I decided to try Atkins yesterday. I can report that I was extremely satisfied by my food choices (raw spinach, scrambled eggs, fried chicken, etc.) and I was fully by the end of the day and didn't go over 1300 calories. I weighed myself this morning and I lost a pound and a half. The most I've lost in a day in recent memory was a pound. I'm stoked.
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Password? Is that the gibberish sentence you type in when you first log on to a site? Before you tell your browser to store it and automatically log you in in the future?
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Why? What does that do aside from making it a pain in the *** to remember?

A3tH13n. It's missing the punctuation but that's easy. A3-tH13*n. Just break up the syllables. Easy to remember - alternate upper and lower, start with upper, use numbers where they can replace look-alike letters, break up the syllables. If you like, use two - instead of - and *. A3-tH13-n.

If you're afraid someone will easily guess it, use your real name, or run it backwards, or both. 31NaHp3T5 is my daughter's name backwards, without punctuation.

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#20019 Feb 18 2013 at 2:35 PM Rating: Excellent
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Password? Is that the gibberish sentence you type in when you first log on to a site? Before you tell your browser to store it and automatically log you in in the future?
If only that worked. The website is protected against that.
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#20020 Feb 19 2013 at 1:55 AM Rating: Good
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OMG, deleting cookies is so 2005!
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#20021 Feb 19 2013 at 7:25 AM Rating: Excellent
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So maybe perhaps Led Zeppelin will do a reunion tour next year.



Well, Robert Plant has said he's got nothing to do in 2014 and plans for a tour were broken off in 2008 because Plant was too busy.
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#20022 Feb 19 2013 at 11:58 AM Rating: Good
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shhhhhh! Be vewwwyy quiet . . .

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#20023 Feb 19 2013 at 12:08 PM Rating: Excellent
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Aren't you looking forward to €600,- tickets that sell out in approximately 0.0081 seconds?
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#20024 Feb 20 2013 at 1:01 AM Rating: Good
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most of my passwords are at least 10 letters long and mostly lower case unless some retarded site demands otherwise.

forcing users to have to write things down, bad, or always use the password reset to log in, the worst, is never a good thing.

the best passwords are long pass phrases. easy to remember and long to make brute force not be as viable.

some minimal letter swapping does not do a thing, if it is easy to remember it is easy for someone else to figure out that for 'l' check 'l', !, !, 'L' etc. all that does is make people forget passwords.
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#20025 Feb 20 2013 at 7:12 AM Rating: Excellent
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forcing users to have to write things down, bad, or always use the password reset to log in, the worst, is never a good thing.
I've never logged in there without having to either reset my password or overwrite the account entirely because I couldn't remember the username.

Oh and resetting the password goes by snail mail so it takes 2 days. New account takes a week.
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#20026 Feb 20 2013 at 2:57 PM Rating: Excellent
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Also, what's with this thread being dead as @#%^ today/yesterday?

Are you guys not bored enough?

edit: this is probably the most fascinating thing I've read all day.

Edited, Feb 20th 2013 9:58pm by Aethien
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#20027 Feb 20 2013 at 3:15 PM Rating: Excellent
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#20028 Feb 20 2013 at 3:20 PM Rating: Excellent
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That means you're doing something wrong.
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Bleh,

Just had to e-mail our realtor and say we're not looking for a house anymore. Sis-in-law just went through an awful delivery. New mommy and baby are doing well but they're looking to be out $15K in hospital bills after insurance. Some of the money saved for a down payment is going to give them a hand instead. Will probably set us back 6mo to a year. Not really the end of the world, but was really looking forward to not renting anymore. Smiley: frown

Insert American medical system, whatever rant here. Smiley: motz

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Bleh,

Just had to e-mail our realtor and say we're not looking for a house anymore. Sis-in-law just went through an awful delivery. New mommy and baby are doing well but they're looking to be out $15K in hospital bills after insurance. Some of the money saved for a down payment is going to give them a hand instead. Will probably set us back 6mo to a year. Not really the end of the world, but was really looking forward to not renting anymore. Smiley: frown

Insert American medical system, whatever rant here. Smiley: motz

That's awesome of you and wife to do. Sorry it sets you back, but I'll bet your sister-in-law will be happy not to have the hospital's bill collectors on her ****.


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#20031 Feb 21 2013 at 1:09 AM Rating: Good
Seriously, that's awesome protein. You and your wife rock.

I walked about 2.5 miles today at work over the course of 9 hours (including lunch break) and I drank approx. 19.5 cups of water today. That's not a typo. I was apparently very thirsty today. More than thirsty than I have ever been in my entire life.
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#20032 Feb 21 2013 at 2:44 AM Rating: Good
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Oh hey Aethien, I found a watch for you.

It's only $2610, too!

Edit: you'd actually probably like the Orion more.

Edited, Feb 21st 2013 12:47am by Theophany
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Also, what's with this thread being dead as @#%^ today/yesterday?

Are you guys not bored enough?

edit: this is probably the most fascinating thing I've read all day.

Edited, Feb 20th 2013 9:58pm by Aethien


i cant post at work

by the time i get home the thread is asleep for the night

discourages me from posting a lot

i blame the euro folks they should still be up
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HAI MAZ AN AETH

IZ UZ GUYZ STILL UP????????

edit: sorry if i missed other euro folks, i know there is at least 2-3 of you but still POST MOAR

Edited, Feb 21st 2013 12:05am by Horsemouth
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Bleh,

Just had to e-mail our realtor and say we're not looking for a house anymore. Sis-in-law just went through an awful delivery. New mommy and baby are doing well but they're looking to be out $15K in hospital bills after insurance. Some of the money saved for a down payment is going to give them a hand instead. Will probably set us back 6mo to a year. Not really the end of the world, but was really looking forward to not renting anymore. Smiley: frown

Insert American medical system, whatever rant here. Smiley: motz
Awesome of you, anything but awesome of the American medical system.

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It's only $2610, too!

Edit: you'd actually probably like the Orion more.

Edited, Feb 21st 2013 12:47am by Theophany
I think I like the first one more actually. Mainly because of the shape of the watch. Still, both are quite beautiful.

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Edited, Feb 21st 2013 12:05am by Horsemouth
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Oh also, since it's almost my birthday (yeah, seriously, wtf happened to the past year?) and I'll be making a fancy dinner for my immediate family (a grand total of 8 people, me included) but I can't/couldn't figure out what the **** to cook I figured I'd ask /r/cooking but I got a bunch of replies that basically came down to "wtf? You have to do stuff on your own birthday/you keep your guests' preferences in mind when cooking?" and I have to say I'm a little confused.

Is it not normal to prepare the food on your own birthday when you invite family? Assuming you don't go out to eat anyway (but even then, you're providing). And not cooking stuff the people you're sharing the dinner with don't eat seems like a normal thing to me so the borderline hostile replies were unexpected. Were these just dumb college kids or something who don't know how the world works yet or is this something about American culture that I don't get?
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Oh also, since it's almost my birthday (yeah, seriously, wtf happened to the past year?) and I'll be making a fancy dinner for my immediate family (a grand total of 8 people, me included) but I can't/couldn't figure out what the **** to cook I figured I'd ask /r/cooking but I got a bunch of replies that basically came down to "wtf? You have to do stuff on your own birthday/you keep your guests' preferences in mind when cooking?" and I have to say I'm a little confused.

Is it not normal to prepare the food on your own birthday when you invite family? Assuming you don't go out to eat anyway (but even then, you're providing). And not cooking stuff the people you're sharing the dinner with don't eat seems like a normal thing to me so the borderline hostile replies were unexpected. Were these just dumb college kids or something who don't know how the world works yet or is this something about American culture that I don't get?

It sounds off to me also, although usually for birthdays in my family the person whose birthday it is gets dinner made for them. As we have progressed through life (a nice way of saying "gotten older") my wife and I will just make arrangements to take the other out for dinner. But the parents in our families usually offer to make their children whatever they request for their birthday(s).

As far as inviting people and not considering their likes and dislikes, that would be beyond rude and border on obnoxious in my opinion.

So, did you decide what to make?

btw, I think it's fabulous of you to prepare dinner for your family. I kind of miss the whole experience of doing the shopping and preparing a special meal for a special day. Going out for dinner is rather antiseptic in that regard.

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It's only $2610, too!

Edit: you'd actually probably like the Orion more.

Edited, Feb 21st 2013 12:47am by Theophany
I agree with Aethien, I like the first one. It reminds me a little bit of my old ESQ Movado that my wife bought for me when I graduated law school, oh so many years ago.

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$2600 for a watch? Can it teleport me back and forth through time?
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I've got rifles that are cheaper than that.
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It sounds off to me also, although usually for birthdays in my family the person whose birthday it is gets dinner made for them. As we have progressed through life (a nice way of saying "gotten older") my wife and I will just make arrangements to take the other out for dinner. But the parents in our families usually offer to make their children whatever they request for their birthday(s).

As far as inviting people and not considering their likes and dislikes, that would be beyond rude and border on obnoxious in my opinion.

So, did you decide what to make?

btw, I think it's fabulous of you to prepare dinner for your family. I kind of miss the whole experience of doing the shopping and preparing a special meal for a special day. Going out for dinner is rather antiseptic in that regard.
It seemed especially odd to me since basically all the requirements are no fish and nothing too spicy. My little brother and my sister's boyfriend don't like too fruity or exotic foods but they're **** out of luck on that since neither of them is really a fan of fine dining anyway.

I'm not quite sure yet what I'm going to make but I know which beers I want and those I have to order so that's the hardest planning part I had to do.
Other than that, I'm thinking some sort of antipasto to start with, some smoked meats and Italian cheese, perhaps some salad as well. Not sure if I'll be making soup but it'd have to be a fairly light soup that can still stand up to a smokey stout (which will be accompanying everything up to and including the main course). I'm going with some grilled vegetables and a steak for the main course although I don't know the specifics yet I've once seen a recipe for an Argentinian steak that looked delicious and that'll be a big hit with my little brother and sister's boyfriend. For dessert I'm looking at something more fruity, I've seen a recipe for a variation on creme brulee with blueberries that looked really delicious and it's hard to resist the opportunity to play with a creme brulee burner.

And why not shake things up and cook up an amazing dinner for your and/or your wife's birthday? While it's a lot of work it's certainly cheaper than a restaurant and with the myriad of online recipe sites it's not that hard and lots of fun to cook up something impressive. Plus you get to pair wine and/or beer with food and that's so much fun to do.
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Other than that, I'm thinking some sort of antipasto to start with, some smoked meats and Italian cheese,
It's been a while since I've had soppressata. Smiley: inlove
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No but it'll get you laid.
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#20044 Feb 21 2013 at 11:33 AM Rating: Good
Pretty much what cynck said is my opinion on the matter as well. It's an unusual custom to me to invite one's family over on your birthday so you can cook for them. But I'd definitely want to take people's food tastes into consideration. Or at the very least any allergies.

Also, you guys need to watch this.
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#20045 Feb 21 2013 at 12:13 PM Rating: Good
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It's a fun and cheap alternative to going to a restaurant. Plus, getting compliments on your cooking is fun.

It helps if you have a family who are for the most part all for trying new food though.


Edit: 1,000,000 people in Norway (20% of the population) tune in to a 12 hour television program about firewood.

Edited, Feb 21st 2013 7:18pm by Aethien
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Oh hey Aethien, I found a watch for you.

It's only $2610, too!

Edit: you'd actually probably like the Orion more.

Edited, Feb 21st 2013 12:47am by Theophany
I think I like the first one more actually. Mainly because of the shape of the watch. Still, both are quite beautiful.

I figured you'd enjoy some good old bauhaus watch action.

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$2600 for a watch? Can it teleport me back and forth through time?

$2600 is actually relatively cheap for a watch.

This watch is ~$213,000.

It's hand-made (take a look at the movement pictures; every piece is hand-made and finished), and has some of the most complex complications possible in watchmaking.

The Nomos that I posted before are expensive because of the materials used, the finish of the watch (incredibly elegant with no mistakes), and the movement (which is extremely thin).

You can get similar for a cheaper price, but it'll be quartz (more accurate but not even close to as interesting/high quality).

Quartz kind of took the soul out of watchmaking. Smiley: frown
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That's barely relatively cheap for a car. Smiley: dubious
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That's barely relatively cheap for a car. Smiley: dubious
Think of quartz watches as cars and these kinds of watches as sports cars.
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#20049 Feb 21 2013 at 4:02 PM Rating: Good
My watch cost me $20 and is purple. It tells me the date, the day of the week, and what time it is. That's good enough for me.

Seriously though, I really do not understand the hard on you guys have for watches. Especially watches with no numbers on them.

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PigtailsOfDoom wrote:
My watch cost me $20 and is purple. It tells me the date, the day of the week, and what time it is. That's good enough for me.

Seriously though, I really do not understand the hard on you guys have for watches. Especially watches with no numbers on them.
Because it's gorgeous and because the way it works is fascinating. I'm not big on watches, I don't even own one, but I do greatly appreciate good design
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