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A little quarantine/what goes around - part 5

  1. timecube

    timecube May 20, 2020

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    As the winner of a most wonderful Seiko Dynamic, I am privileged to "pay it forward" by offering yet another watch to the OF community. This one's a keeper the likes of which rarely trade around here. The lottery will be "automatic" as is the watch itself.

    How it works:
    RULES:

    1

    Watch is being wound as we speak, and will shortly be worn. I will wear it for a few days and then take it off and let it run down. Which should take a few days.

    2
    The contest is: guess how long it runs? Reply to this thread with the time [HH:MM] you predict it will stop.
    Whoever is closest, wins!

    3
    Watch is set to GMT. 12 hour cycle, 720 combinations. If there are more than 720 entrants, there will be a second watch* [or watch-related item]

    4
    Second person to guess the brand can guess the time twice!

    Images and descriptions will forthcomings.
    Thanks, @WYO_Watch!
     
  2. JwRosenthal

    JwRosenthal May 20, 2020

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    Nobody said there would be math!
     
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  3. JwRosenthal

    JwRosenthal May 20, 2020

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    It runs for 38 hours, and stops 4:36pm
     
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  4. timecube

    timecube May 20, 2020

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    Math-free variant:
    post WRUW with a clear shot of your own dial.

    recorded as: 4:36
     
  5. JimInOz

    JimInOz "Helpful Hints from Heloise" of bracelet cleaning. May 20, 2020

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    It will take a few days to run down AFTER you take it off?
     
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  6. timecube

    timecube May 20, 2020

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    Or less. Probably less.
    It has been awhile, and I'm not sure where the reserve is myself.
     
  7. JimInOz

    JimInOz "Helpful Hints from Heloise" of bracelet cleaning. May 20, 2020

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    15:27
     
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  8. timecube

    timecube May 20, 2020

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    It's a beast.
    44mm across the face. 22mm lugs, 12mm wide.
    Flat mineral crystal, clear mineral caseback.
    Its a "Lefty" variant, with crown on the left of the dial.

    Never polished.
     
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  9. timecube

    timecube May 20, 2020

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    Recorded as 3:27.
     
  10. timecube

    timecube May 20, 2020

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    Highly desirable date at 3:30 complication.
     
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  11. wagudc

    wagudc May 20, 2020

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    I'll take 9:39
     
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  12. studeb

    studeb May 20, 2020

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    I kNow that Very unusual It proteCTs A crown

    I just dont know my GMT, so ill guess 2:35
     
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  13. timecube

    timecube May 20, 2020

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    It does! And this crown does need protecting owing to its size.
    Fortunately, if you are right-handed and wear your watch on the left wrist,
    the crown should always stay out of harm's way.
     
  14. STANDY

    STANDY schizophrenic pizza orderer and watch collector May 20, 2020

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    11:10
     
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  15. DaveK

    DaveK Yoda of Yodelers May 21, 2020

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    9:31

    I’m left handed, so I know that I’m right.
     
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  16. JimInOz

    JimInOz "Helpful Hints from Heloise" of bracelet cleaning. May 21, 2020

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    Hey!
    Just wait a cotton pickin' minute here boy, ah say boy!

    <channeling Foghorn Leghorn>

    If two or more people pick as follows:

    Member A - 14:45
    Member B - 02:45

    Both times recorded simply as "2:45".

    However..................however!

    The watch stops in the middle of the night, at 02:45:00:02!

    The time on the dial simply shows the big hand on the 9 and the little hand almost on the 3.

    So are there two winners?

    Or should you monitor the watch 24/7 to establish exactly when it stopped?

    This a game changer and great minds must come together with a solution to this enigma.
     
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  17. timecube

    timecube May 21, 2020

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    Only the first person to claim a given time gets it.
    The second will have to choose again.
    I will try to catch anyone making that error :(
     
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  18. timecube

    timecube May 21, 2020

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    The watch is being watched by a 24/7 watch-dog.

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  19. timecube

    timecube May 21, 2020

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    Edited May 21, 2020
  20. chunkythebulldog

    chunkythebulldog May 21, 2020

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    5:55
     
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