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@Shawnnny I agree about the caseback - it would be a perfect watch if I could see the movement. I like the watch so much, though, I could see myself just buying it anyway.
3 weeks, 6 days ago on Top 10 Watches Of Baselworld 2015
@DG Cayse on behalf of Zen and myself, thanks for remembering those of us "back in the kitchen" who also never slept :-) Rob and Kenny get props for standing up and doing fast and furious write-ups as well. It was a lot of fun, and knowing that people got a kick out of it makes it worth it!
4 weeks ago on Top 10 Watches Of Baselworld 2015
1 month ago on Rolex Yacht-Master 116655 Watch In Everose Gold With Black Ceramic Bezel For 2015
@Ulysses31 and spin! Yes! That's one badass iPad
1 month, 1 week ago on Urwerk UR-1001 Titan Is Intense Zeit Device Pocket Watch For The Wrist Hands-On
You had me at lumed Snoopy.
1 month, 1 week ago on Omega Speedmaster Apollo 13 Silver Snoopy Award Limited Edition Watch
1 month, 1 week ago on Omega Speedmaster White Side Of The Moon Watch
@Aytunc it's just Tuesday, Baselworld hasn't even started yet, so hang tight :-)
@DG Cayse @SN0WKRASH @iamcalledryan another good reason for this answer to be published. We can supply this URL when this question is raised, as it will often be, in the future - after all, it includes comments like this one ;-)
1 month, 1 week ago on Why Don’t You Cover More ‘Affordable’ Watches On aBlogtoWatch?
@iamcalledryan it's the little-known thrustograph activator: http://www.ablogtowatch.com/richard-mille-thrustograph-tourbillon-watch/
1 month, 1 week ago on Richard Mille RM 025 Tourbillon Chronograph Diver’s Watch Hands-On
@iamcalledryan now we can just paste this link in response to those types of comments in the future :-)
@Ulysses31 so sorry, we've been having lots of trouble with Livefyre lately but new commenting system might require us to pull the site down for several hours, which we don't want to do... still looking for a solution.
Here's your original comment (stripping out how much Livefyre sucks right now as we've established that):
Ulyssees31: Both these watches are utterly gorgeous, front and back. Even the one
with the three-quarter plate looks amazing. Great engraving.
1 month, 1 week ago on Breguet Classique Complications 3795 & 3797 Tourbillon Perpetual Skeletonized Watches Hands-On
Wow, I love it! I love this one! I love everything about it! Of course, except for the price, but that's a common pain, and if I had this kind of money, I probably wouldn't balk at the price too much. I love the lume I love the color, I love the style and I would love to wear this in my more "butch" moments - it's beautiful!
:::: bracing for rotting fruit being thrown at me - DO IT! HAHAHAHA! ::::
1 month, 4 weeks ago on MB&F HM3 MegaWind Final Edition Watch Hands-On
@ismiv Oh, that the money were not fantasy and we could actually give these watches to each other! I'm very happy with how it all turned out though, this experiment, because it really did seem like this is what people would have done if given the money to do it.
4 months ago on The Great Team ABTW Holiday 2014 Fantasy Secret Santa Anti-Gift-Guide Watch Gifting Experiment
One of the few watches for women I've seen that I think the diamonds really add something to the piece. I like the ribbon thing going on there, but it is also true that if the diamond ribbon was not there, I wouldn't kick it out of bed for eating crackers.
It's the combination of that beautiful metal, the elegance of those hands, the treatment and font choice of the numerals and markers, the (I can't believe I am saying this) mother-of-pearl color and sheen, and that strap is just gorgeous I want to roll around in it wearing nothing but a satin and faux mink trimmed corset. Lots of dimension going on here with the contrasting, yet complementary, materials. And the kicker? It has my favorite useless complication, the iconic Patek moon phase. Stunning. Were I not paying off massive student loan debt, I'd drop an NYU semester's tuition on this.
4 months, 2 weeks ago on Patek Philippe 4968 Diamond Ribbon Ladies Watch Hands-On
I couldn't be more thrilled Hublot is sponsoring this! It means a quality event and we are inviting you to enjoy it gratis. I'm REALLY looking forward to this! Congratulations, Ariel!
5 months, 2 weeks ago on INVITE: The World’s Most Expensive Watches Book Launch Party In Los Angeles
Wow! This is incredibly cool. I really like the look of it... very masculine and interesting-looking. I just love everything about it - Part sports car, part 50s-notioned space craft - I am the kind of person who is in to sci-fi and themes that MB&F are in to as well, so I know it's not for everyone, but I love it.
5 months, 3 weeks ago on MB&F HM6 Space Pirate Watch Hands-On Debut
Yes, please. Wish there were a way to customize the phrases, but I am still crazy about this watch.
5 months, 3 weeks ago on Christophe Claret Margot Watch For Ladies Hands-On
It looks great on her wrist. Very cool. Go Fiona! Happy Halloween, everyone!
5 months, 3 weeks ago on Fiona Krüger Skull Watch Hands-On
Every once-in-awhile I like to pop in on a piece that is getting hammered in the comments and say out loud that I like it. Why? Because I'm a masochist and and can't wait for a bunch of sweaty men to pile on top of me and tell me I'm an idiot? No, although that does sound a little hot sometimes. I know that in two dimensional views of a photo, it's easy for some watch materials (especially on watches associated with comic book characters) to appear plastic or cheap. Some of these very same watches in the three dimensions of real life end up really not looking that way at all. I really think that if I saw this in person, and saw the effect of the lume, I'd really be down with this one. Hey, as far as the Batman watch offerings go, this one seems the coolest (yes, the Reverso is the classiest) to me so far and actually incorporates the Bat Signal in an interesting way. Okay, get sweaty and pile on ;-) I'm ready!
5 months, 4 weeks ago on Romain Jerome Batman-DNA Watch Debut
I agree about the moodiness of the design, and I like it, despite the huge amount of diamonds. After seeing the video, I'm even more impressed and bet this is a stunner IRL. Thanks, Vicky, for bringing us the substantive women's mechanical watches on what is largely a men's blog :-)
6 months ago on Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-Vous Ivy Minute Repeater Watch For Women
Fun! I can think of a few uses that don't involve weaponizing it :-)
6 months ago on Nixie Wrist Wearable Flying Drone
@GaranceD Welcome. I hope we see you more often on our watch-specific site :-)
6 months, 3 weeks ago on Apple Watch Hands-On: The Wristwatch Just Caught Up To The 21st Century
@steviecans Good question! We never have, and we never will. If we did, I could afford to pay a bunch of people to make only positive comments on our invariably positive reviews (not all our reviews lean to the positive, but we don't waste everyone's time reviewing watches we don't think anyone would like), and I would ethically have no problem deleting comments like this one. It's not our style. http://www.ablogtowatch.com/editorial-policies/
6 months, 4 weeks ago on Apple Watch Hands-On: The Wristwatch Just Caught Up To The 21st Century
@SuperStrapper lol, you'll get your watches, pal, ohhh you'll get your watches, calm down now, easy... ;-)
8 months ago on MB&F MusicMachine 2 Is Musical Ode To Star Trek USS Enterprise
I LOVE IT SO MUCH
Normally, the passing of well-known people does not affect me. From the moment I broke this news to you yesterday, I have found myself unable to even speak about it, as it has affected me deeply. I still live in San Francisco, and have seen him around many times over the years, often with his kids, I met him twice briefly, and always felt like he was more than a "celebrity" to me - he felt to me like a real person who was simply an extraordinary one in many ways.
So much has been said about him and his accomplishments, in more eloquent ways than I could begin to attempt, but I know that I will personally miss him, even if he never did another movie or another stand-up set, just the fact that he is no longer among us, is to me, heartbreaking.
8 months, 2 weeks ago on RIP Robin Williams, Watch Guy
I'd LOVE to see the transparent version! Very cool!!
9 months ago on 3D Printed Working Co-Axial Tourbillon 1000% By Nicholas Manousos Hands-On
9 months ago on Why Aren’t There More Mechanical Women’s Watches?
hmmm chicken-or-egg - They think we don't buy them so they don't make them, but if I had more to choose from, I WOULD BUY THEM and they don't need to be covered in diamonds, in fact, I'd rather they be interesting than blingy.
Lovvvve the propeller!
9 months ago on Bremont Wright Flyer Limited Edition Watch
Sigh. I'm one of the women waiting for more mechanical watches, and buying men's while I wait.
The case is killer! I also happen to like the boldness of the look - like to see it on that titanium bracelet. No comment on the price - cough, too high, cough - but I think it's masculine but refined and I can imagine the lume, which is important to me. If I were a guy, I'd add it to my collection (at a lower price). It just has something that strikes me right.
9 months ago on Bremont Terra Nova GMT Watch Hands-On
@Ulysses31 thanks, I'm fixing the typos :-)
10 months, 4 weeks ago on The Most Common Fake Watches & Other Stories From The FakeWatchBuster
I like the purple pop tart. Don't judge me.
11 months ago on Hublot Big Bang Pop Art Ladies Watches Hands-On
@W_G2 "Sponsored Post" is the author we designate to any article that we've been paid something to post. This is done to allow the reader to make the clear distinction between something we have posted that we've received any monies for, and the rest of our articles - which we take no money from anyone to write. We only allow a post to be sponsored if it holds value for our readers and is something we find interesting ourselves.
11 months, 1 week ago on Answering The Question Of Who aBlogtoWatch Works For
@LapYoda waiting for the Hublot Big Bang Dora the Explorer Limited Edition With Backpack - What's inside the backpack? Trial-size Proctor & Gamble products, an iPhone, the latest Disney DVD and a small packet of the newly legalized "Mile High" brand recreational marijuana strain (Colorado residents only, please).
11 months, 4 weeks ago on Hublot Big Bang Aero Johnnie Walker Whisky Limited Edition Watch
that is a luscious looking strap
@cybermans @SN0WKRASH@Jonah76hahaha I'm actually a little shocked that we got a spelling call out before we got the "Please make the screws line up!" comments, so I guess it shows the educated whisky lovers in our audience stayed up later than our treasured OCD audience segment this time :-) It's all good.
@Jonah76 okay okay fixed, thanks :-)
@arieldoucher Ariel doesn't use gloves in his videos. He's against that practice. And name calling is not allowed here, white trash troll.
11 months, 4 weeks ago on Tempest Viking Diver’s Watch Review
Yay, I was hoping we would see Easter Eggs here today!
1 year ago on This Fendi Luxury Ladies Watch Is Colorful & Furry
@DangerussArt still happening for you? I cannot seem to reproduce the behavior of links to page two not working. Was it just this morning?
1 year ago on Girard-Perregaux Constant Escapement L.M. Watch In Pink Gold Hands-On
@trj66 @Panagiotis@DeanAshPET STRAPS! If anyone wants to see all of our April Fools articles, just click the April Fools tag on the right of the related posts and you can re-live the glory of the Pet Straps again and again
1 year ago on Hublot Big Bang Atomic D-38 Watch Proves Your Manliness With Radioactive Uranium
@notofthisearth I think the box is my favorite part
a la folie I want one - I LOVE the little stamen tips of gold and the game is such a unique complication - oh, that I were monied I would get this for myself I love everything about it!
1 year, 1 month ago on Christophe Claret Margot: His First Watch For Women That They Will Love/Love Not
Just watching it move makes me happy
1 year, 1 month ago on Jacob & Co. Astronomia Tourbillon Watch
I'm just crazy about it - love the ruby crown
1 year, 2 months ago on De Bethune Dream Watch 5 Inspired By Disney Hands-On
@Panagiotis @Spaceguitar The man pilots the jet planes that take the band from show to show for God's sake, Breitling is PERFECT for him, that is genius.
1 year, 2 months ago on First Look At Rocker Dan Spitz’s Jeanrichard Aeroscope Limited Edition Watch
@Spaceguitar Loved "Persistence of Time" and saw Anthrax a few times back in the day. Still a devoted fan of the "big four," I wrote about them in my youth for the occasional metal mag, etc. I think one of the things that attracted me as a fifteen-year-old to thrash metal in the first place, was the level of intelligence it really required of the people who made that music and wrote those lyrics (it wasn't about girls and cars) and performed with that level of precision - Bruce Dickenson (not exactly thrash, I know, but close) was a role model for me at the time because he was into all kinds of other pursuits - I knew for a lot of these guys that they weren't all going to end up OD-ing in a pile of their own sick, that there was more ahead they would do with their lives and when I see Dan Spitz the watchmaker, that just makes my day. Thanks for beating me to commenting on this - well said.
@SkiBumGolfer Hey there, just a heads-up we finally got all remaining comments restored on all the giveaway articles and a few others we had trouble with - no need to resubmit, and thanks for hanging in there!
1 year, 2 months ago on New aBlogtoWatch Website For 2014