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Postby foghorn » May 31st 2017, 8:07am

GET OFF MY LAWN
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Re: FFS

Postby Falstaff » May 31st 2017, 8:28am

Wow - complete with action figures! I'd like to see the warlit that come with this one!
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Re: FFS

Postby MKTheVintageBloke » May 31st 2017, 9:04am

Awww, that's one ugly fucking toy. Wouldn't want a wee green man's mug gazing at me whenever I check the time, either. Looks like a Happy Meal toy for the bored kids of sheikhs.

MB&F currently have one nice watch in production- the LM101. The rest... Well, nope. When I see the "Horological Machines" collection on their site described as "contemporary machines inspired by our childhood", I can't help but think, "God, they must have been young when they first tried the shrooms."
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Re: FFS

Postby conjurer » May 31st 2017, 10:00am

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The little guy on the left looks like he's Mongo's cellie.
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Re: FFS

Postby foghorn » May 31st 2017, 10:23am

Waiting for the balance cock to engage.
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Re: FFS

Postby bedlam » May 31st 2017, 5:16pm

Stunning in every way. Including stunningly stupid.
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Re: FFS

Postby Tzimisces » May 31st 2017, 6:00pm

As wristwatches they are stunningly stupid. As "horological machines" they are amazing. I think we'd perceive them differently if they were a line of desk clocks or something. Could fit a lot more aliens if they were 5" across.
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Re: FFS

Postby TemerityB » May 31st 2017, 7:56pm

At last year's WatchTime show in NYC, they let you actually try on anything you wanted. MB&F was there, and I tried one on (not that one, but not far from it). The freakin' monstrosity was selling for like 55 grand. It was like strapping a fucking pox-ridden TV remote on your wrist.

I would like to meet the person who thinks these concepts are a good idea. Honestly - I wanna know who'd wear these things. The only thing I think when I think of MB&F is "small-dicked rich fucks showing off."
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Re: FFS

Postby biglove » May 31st 2017, 8:12pm

Tzimisces wrote:As wristwatches they are stunningly stupid. As "horological machines" they are amazing. I think we'd perceive them differently if they were a line of desk clocks or something. Could fit a lot more aliens if they were 5" across.



Couldn't agree more. They are engineering feats; but, they make for a ridiculous watch.
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