Oris Source of Life Limited Edition

Oris Source of Life Limited Edition

Postby koimaster » March 5th 2018, 9:50am

Water scarcity is one of the main social problems of our time. Despite growing awareness and the efforts of governments and non-profit organizations, the lack of drinkable water is still a problem in many parts of the world. It is estimated that half a billion people in the world face severe water scarcity all year round. In an effort to raise awareness about this important problem, Swiss watchmaker has released a limited edition watch that that celebrates water – the source of life. The new Oris Source of Life Limited Edition highlights the plight of the world’s water sources and opens a new chapter in the brand’s mission to bring change for the better.

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Re: Oris Source of Life Limited Edition

Postby TemerityB » March 5th 2018, 2:56pm

I'm an Oris fan, but WTF.

I don't know how just "bringing attention" with a watch does dick. Donate the profits to water conservation efforts? Okay. Putting out a watch to remind people of the dangers of water scarcity? Utter bullshit - it's like walking around with my turgid Johnson hanging out of my fly to bring attention to animal cruelty; one thing doesn't tie in with the other in the least.

A watch that celebrates water. Get the fuck outta here with this one.
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Re: Oris Source of Life Limited Edition

Postby conjurer » March 5th 2018, 3:20pm

TemerityB wrote:Utter bullshit - it's like walking around with my turgid Johnson hanging out of my fly to bring attention to animal cruelty; one thing doesn't tie in with the other in the least.


In Idaho, it might.
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Re: Oris Source of Life Limited Edition

Postby foghorn » March 5th 2018, 3:28pm

TemerityB wrote: it's like walking around with my turgid Johnson hanging out of my fly to bring attention to animal cruelty; one thing doesn't tie in with the other in the least.





One would certainly hope not!!
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Re: Oris Source of Life Limited Edition

Postby artman » March 5th 2018, 3:38pm

I guess this is one way to target affluent hipsters who sponge off their parents. This is a real demographic and the message of saving humanity by purchasing this watch should resonate.
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Re: Oris Source of Life Limited Edition

Postby foghorn » March 5th 2018, 3:43pm

Meh-just another tributary watch.
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Re: Oris Source of Life Limited Edition

Postby biglove » March 5th 2018, 5:39pm

Nice but the theme is utter BS.
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Re: Oris Source of Life Limited Edition

Postby TemerityB » March 5th 2018, 5:45pm

biglove wrote:Nice but the theme is utter BS.


That's the thing - that's a pretty sharp piece. Dumb, with frosting.
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Re: Oris Source of Life Limited Edition

Postby conjurer » March 5th 2018, 6:26pm

It takes 34,000 gallons of freshwater to make a ton of steel. Just saying.
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Re: Oris Source of Life Limited Edition

Postby foghorn » March 5th 2018, 6:32pm

conjurer wrote:It takes 34,000 gallons of freshwater to make a ton of steel. Just saying.



And 2 inches to drown someone. :twisted:
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Re: Oris Source of Life Limited Edition

Postby conjurer » March 5th 2018, 6:49pm

foghorn wrote:
conjurer wrote:It takes 34,000 gallons of freshwater to make a ton of steel. Just saying.



And 2 inches to drown someone. :twisted:


What kind of wood doesn't float?
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Re: Oris Source of Life Limited Edition

Postby foghorn » March 5th 2018, 7:03pm

Gnattily
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Re: Oris Source of Life Limited Edition

Postby artman » March 5th 2018, 11:49pm

foghorn wrote:Gnattily

HEEEE-larious! Anyone else notice that the watch is actually kinda cool??
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Re: Oris Source of Life Limited Edition

Postby Pubbie » March 6th 2018, 3:25am

artman wrote:
foghorn wrote:Gnattily

HEEEE-larious! Anyone else notice that the watch is actually kinda cool??

It is, but it doesn't signal its virtue enough for today's buyers. Can't it come with a sign? Or a little card you can hand out to everyone?
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