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Old Thursday 13th July 2017, 08:35   #76
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Alway wear a wrist watch Apple very occasionally mostly Rolex seadweller never use the mobile phone time?
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I went 20 years without a watch, favouring mobile phones for the time. I recently bought a citizen watch for my work long service award.

I love it, I got the one with Bluetooth connectivity to my mobile, so it buzzes, and chimes whenever I get messages or phone calls.
The other big advantage is that the phone battery lasts much longer now, as I'm no longer checking it constantly. Bluetooth is not most reliable connection, but it seems to do quite well paired to my phone, and it lets me know if the connection is lost.
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I went 20 years without a watch, favouring mobile phones for the time. I recently bought a citizen watch for my work long service award.

I love it, I got the one with Bluetooth connectivity to my mobile, so it buzzes, and chimes whenever I get messages or phone calls.
The other big advantage is that the phone battery lasts much longer now, as I'm no longer checking it constantly. Bluetooth is not most reliable connection, but it seems to do quite well paired to my phone, and it lets me know if the connection is lost.
Is this the modern equivalent of a gentleman of a cartain age, coming home with a 25 year old blond?


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Has your missus dyed her hair again:)
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I went 20 years without a watch, favouring mobile phones for the time. I recently bought a citizen watch for my work long service award.

I love it, I got the one with Bluetooth connectivity to my mobile, so it buzzes, and chimes whenever I get messages or phone calls.
The other big advantage is that the phone battery lasts much longer now, as I'm no longer checking it constantly. Bluetooth is not most reliable connection, but it seems to do quite well paired to my phone, and it lets me know if the connection is lost.
Also it runs off solar, which I was sceptical about initially, but the battery seems to stay topped up, even with minimal outdoor use. We'll see how it does thru the winter months!
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Pretty much the only thing that`s had wrist time since getting it is my Hamtun H1, unbelievable for the money, all sold now and impossible to find.
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