Actual Public Forum Threads

Other forum links and links to many blogs and magazines

Actual Public Forum Threads

Postby TemerityB » April 13th 2017, 6:52am

Every other watch site makes me wanna gouge my eyes out with a caseback opener. From the WUS "Public Forum," where watch repartee goes to get lanced, drained, and impacted with gauze (all verbatim):

Poll: What kinda caseback do you prefer >>>

The real dead zone for watches is between $1,500 and $3,000, isn't it?

Any Cap America or Sipderman fans out there?

Watch with most wrist presence?

Your watch with an action figure!!
(I was gonna respond to this one with a picture of a beater next to my dick, but then I figured it would have been redundant.)

Jumping in water with a watch?

Poll: WATCH BOX ORGANIZATION THEORY - post your pics and thoughts

Watches And Coffee
Since many people weren't in lockstep with his beloved cheese box shit watch brand, The Cruise King ran off blowing snot bubbles, far away from his once-beloved forum. Here, eat this mudpie, Paw Paw. It tastes like a Hershey bar. Go ahead, dig in.
User avatar
Posts: 14384
Joined: June 12th 2010, 10:00pm
Location: New York City

Re: Actual Public Forum Threads

Postby codguy » April 13th 2017, 7:18am

We have had numerous threads here similar................
WL is not immune from the phenomenon.

Last edited by codguy on April 13th 2017, 8:58am, edited 1 time in total.
User avatar
Posts: 5643
Joined: June 9th 2011, 10:00pm

Re: Actual Public Forum Threads

Postby eddiea » April 13th 2017, 7:39am

codguy wrote:WL is not immune from the phenomenon.#mytwocents

Dilettantes, posers, space cadets and an assorted variety of idiots, thrive in cyberspace ... we too have our fair share.
Founding Member & Master of Time
Posts: 10667
Joined: December 25th 2009, 11:00pm

Re: Actual Public Forum Threads

Postby MKTheVintageBloke » April 14th 2017, 3:04pm

The WUS Public forum is a madhouse. Truth be told, it's better enjoyed from a distance. I comment there sometimes, either to infuriate some Invicta fans, or to help whoever went so badly astray in terms of choosing the place to ask about identifying their vintage watch. I try to limit my presence there to a minimum, so that the place has as little influence on me as possible.

A few weeks ago, there was a thread in there, where a guy has raised hell about his Panerai 8 days- that after 3 weeks (of constant wear, regular winding every three or four days) it's off by three minutes, and he doesn't know what to do, and he's thinking of returning it.

Long story short, the arsehole didn't do his maths- the watch was running at a fairly consistent rate of about +7 seconds per day, which is well within expectations for a non-chronometer watch with a very small balance (three barrels need some space), and actually, it's a rate more than decent for such a movement.

It reminded me of that old anecdote about a guy, who went to a pharmacy with a prescription for suppositories, and the next day, he comes complaining that they're not working, and they're bitter. The thread ran for quite a few pages, mostly a chorus of idiots shouting "Return it! Return it!" Well, that's the Public forum.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
Winston Churchill

Yeah, well, you know, that's just, like, your opinion, man.
The Dude

Mr. Bloke & No Co. , Patented Walloping Services, est.2016
User avatar
Master of Time
Posts: 1702
Joined: December 7th 2016, 2:47pm

Return to Blogs, Watch Magazines & other sites

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest