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How weird would it be to have two watches on?

oeagleo

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My vote is pretty dorky, but who cares what I think!
after watching the keynote I’m not pressed on the s5 Watch and going to keep my S4 LTE

After looking at OMRON’s heartguide watch that has a inner and outer band so it can inflate and take your BP and wearing it on my other wrist because I would like to keep my s4 for some things.

https://omronhealthcare.com/products/heartguide-wearable-blood-pressure-monitor-bp8000m/

I've done it many times, I have an AW Series 4, and a Garmin Fenix 5+, and quite frequently, I will wear both to compare HR info, GPS Tracks, etc. I've been in malls, on trails, and on walking paths, and no one usually looks at me twice, most of the time, they're more concerned with being able to breathe as they run past.. :)
Besides, I'm not gonna marry their daughter, so what matters what they think, right?
 
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AXone1814

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Personally I'd think it looked a bit odd. But you shouldn't care what people think. If you want to wear 2 watches and you're happy with how it looks then that's all that should matter.
 
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ZebraDude

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well it's very nerdy BUT I do it!. I wear my Series 4 LTE on my left and since I keep my toe into the google (Pixel 3XL) world I have a WearOS watch of my left.
 
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mmomega

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I had this thought last night when I pre-ordered and I never thought to do it with my current Apple Watches.
But I have a Tag watch that I wear more than the Apple Watch but I miss the notifications.

Who knows? To be continued . . .
 
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douglasf13

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well it's very nerdy BUT I do it!. I wear my Series 4 LTE on my left and since I keep my toe into the google (Pixel 3XL) world I have a WearOS watch of my left.
 
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SoN1NjA

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Don't feel lonely, I'll be joining you as soon as I can find another watch worthy of going on my other wrist

And you have the added benefit of having it for medical purposes whereas I'd just be doing it for the "utility"
 
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douglasf13

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Don't feel lonely, I'll be joining you as soon as I can find another watch worthy of going on my other wrist

And you have the added benefit of having it for medical purposes whereas I'd just be doing it for the "utility"

Just out of curiosity, what kind of watch for your other wrist are you talking about?
 
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richard371

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Id love to wear my Daytona and AW at the same time but to me it just looks docheee. So my AW gets little wrist time although prefer its metrics.
 
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douglasf13

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Id love to wear my Daytona and AW at the same time but to me it just looks docheee. So my AW gets little wrist time although prefer its metrics.

I did the opposite. I’ve sold all of my Omega, Rolex, etc., outside of a single manual wind watch for the odd occasion.
 
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douglasf13

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Yea but there is just something emotional about wearing a nice mechanical vs disposable electronic watch.

Until there isn’t. I’m sure my great grand father felt the same about the pocket watch and ebony cane that I’ve inherited, but I’m not exactly rushing out to dinner wearing tails and a top hat.

I mean, I get it. I’ve even taken watchmaking classes. The problem is that the Apple Watch is too useful not to wear, and I’d certainly never double-wrist it, so it just didn’t make sense to have that much money wrapped up in something my heirs would probably just throw in a drawer.

The harder thing for me to give up will be the manual transmission, once EVs fully take hold. Driving a manual is a major part of the sports car experience for me.
 
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Zetaprime

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after watching the keynote I’m not pressed on the s5 Watch and going to keep my S4 LTE

After looking at OMRON’s heartguide watch that has a inner and outer band so it can inflate and take your BP and wearing it on my other wrist because I would like to keep my s4 for some things.

https://omronhealthcare.com/products/heartguide-wearable-blood-pressure-monitor-bp8000m/

You’d look like one of those guys selling stolen jewelry on the street with a whole bunch of watches all the way up his forearm.
 
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LizKat

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This thread is fascinating. We've come a long way :rolleyes: from back when there were threads in which people challenged iPad owners to justify purchasing an iPad mini. Now we're at whether it's fine to wear a couple of watches at once. :)

Anyway it occurs to me that that's what this Dockers rebranding exercise lacked back in the day. The mannequin needed to be wearing a couple of different smartwatches. Too bad they didn't exist then, would have been perfect finishing touch.

DockersRebrandColorIsTheThing.jpg
 
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richard371

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The irony is the Swiss watch market is booming now. Try walking in and buying a SS Rolex. I love my aw but it gets boring and they all look the same for the most part. I will still own both and wear my aw where I don’t feel comfortable wearing the Daytona. With that said 1 nice Swiss is enough for me I won’t be buying anymore. The aw has helped in that regard.
Until there isn’t. I’m sure my great grand father felt the same about the pocket watch and ebony cane that I’ve inherited, but I’m not exactly rushing out to dinner wearing tails and a top hat.

I mean, I get it. I’ve even taken watchmaking classes. The problem is that the Apple Watch is too useful not to wear, and I’d certainly never double-wrist it, so it just didn’t make sense to have that much money wrapped up in something my heirs would probably just throw in a drawer.

The harder thing for me to give up will be the manual transmission, once EVs fully take hold. Driving a manual is a major part of the sports car experience for me.
 
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douglasf13

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The irony is the Swiss watch market is booming now. Try walking in and buying a SS Rolex. I love my aw but it gets boring and they all look the same for the most part. I will still own both and wear my aw where I don’t feel comfortable wearing the Daytona. With that said 1 nice Swiss is enough for me I won’t be buying anymore. The aw has helped in that regard.

Yeah, the Rolex supply issue turns me off from the brand.

I’m not talking about Swiss sales in the near future. I’m talking about in decades, when today’s youth, who have little interest in mechanical watches, grow up. I mean, if a watch lover like me has pared the collection down to one, largely due to the AW, I can only imagine what today’s 9 year olds will think about them in the future.
 
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