OT: Digital Watch Recommendations?

From: R. D. Davis <rdd_at_rddavis.org>
Date: Fri Aug 2 23:14:01 2002

Quothe Bill Richman, from writings of Thu, Aug 01, 2002 at 11:19:12AM -0500:
> This is entirely OT, but since we're probably all gadget freaks here, I

Not me. I have no desire for items such as PDAs, digital watches,
devices that tell me where I'm located geographically, etc. If a
watch needs batteries, doesn't require winding, and doesn't go
tick-tock, then I have little interest in it. Real watches go
tick-tock and require winding. :-)

> thought it would be a good place to ask. My "OnHand" PC watch recently
> bit the dust, so I'm in the market for a cool new toy to wear on my wrist.

Try a real wrist watch that you have to wind, which goes tick-tock, and
you'll find more happiness in life.

> I've had various "DataBank" watches, a Timex DataLink, and the OnHand in


> the past. Not long ago I got a Kyocera PDA/Phone that handles most of the
> functions the watch used to provide, so now I'm just looking for something
> fun. I like BIG, HEAVY, INDUSTRIAL watches, so none of those effeminate
> little dressy things! I'm currently thinking about either a Casio camera
> watch, or a Timex "Internet Messenger" watch. Samsung has released a

Talk about information overload... yikes. You need a wind up watch, and you
need it fast.

> cell-phone watch in Japan, but not available in the US yet, priced at


> $1,000, and duplicates the function of my existing phone. Any
> suggestions?

Yes, a wind up watch that goes tick-tock; it will simplify your life.

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