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  1. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Oct 7, 2021

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    Can someone explain to me why it is that primarily cyclops are featured on dive watches? Why would that be? It's not like you need to see the date underwater is it?
     
  2. imagwai

    imagwai Oct 7, 2021

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    Apparently, Rolex have a cyclops on most/all their watches with date (apart from the Deepsea). I reckon a lot of divers are maybe just trying to emulate the Submariner by putting in on there.

    Also, I guess you might not want a cyclops on a dressier watch, as it detracts from the simplicity and elegance, whereas a dive watch it's not so much of a concern.
     
  3. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Oct 7, 2021

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    Yes, you're probably right,. When in doubt copy Rolex
     
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  4. bpsmith

    bpsmith Oct 7, 2021

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    I don’t see the point in them full stop tbh.
     
  5. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Oct 7, 2021

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    Me neither. I tend to look around them as its easier to see the date than trying to look through the bloody things!
     
  6. bpsmith

    bpsmith Oct 7, 2021

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    I think it looks slightly better at 6 than at 3, but ideally not at all.
     
  7. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Oct 7, 2021

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    What about at 9?
     
  8. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Oct 7, 2021

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  9. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Oct 7, 2021

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    Great photo
     
  10. imagwai

    imagwai Oct 7, 2021

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    Nice banana. Needs a little time to ripen, though.
     
  11. bpsmith

    bpsmith Oct 7, 2021

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    Same as 3 for me.

    Do like that Aquaracer nonetheless!

    EDIT: I can see me buying a Chronograph (probably Breitling) but an Aquaracer is also inevitable!
     
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  12. Pitfitter446

    Pitfitter446 Oct 7, 2021

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    Apparently as they ripen they become sweeter due to more sugar content, need to eat more green/yellow ones than brown/yellow as part of the diet.
     
  13. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Oct 7, 2021

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    But...green bananas are disgusting. Plus apparently yellow bananas help your digestion, green ones do not.
     
  14. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Oct 7, 2021

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    Who cares, what matters is how good they look paired with a watch
     
  15. imagwai

    imagwai Oct 7, 2021

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    Explains why I prefer the yellow ones.
     
  16. bpsmith

    bpsmith Oct 7, 2021

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    Isn’t that Pared?
     
  17. imagwai

    imagwai Oct 7, 2021

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    Don't confuse the man, he got it right the first time. :)

    Pared spelled like that means trimmed, cut or reduced in size.
    Paired is correct, as is paired up (in a pair) :)
     
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  18. bpsmith

    bpsmith Oct 7, 2021

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    I was referring to the banana. ;)
     
  19. imagwai

    imagwai Oct 7, 2021

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    Ah, sorry, that one went straight over my head. It might have gone over Jim's too, as English isn't his first language, but then again I could be underestimating his abilities :D
     
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  20. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Oct 7, 2021

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    Eehhmm. Okey then. So I was right? Did not get the joke though nope :oops: but anyway, bananas and watches are sexy
     
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