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Matt's Story: A Father’s Collection Seen Through His Daughter's Eyes

  1. dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Sep 24, 2022

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    By @Matty01 - "For a bit of a Father’s Day fun, I asked my 11-year-old daughter to evaluate her father's taste in horology, by ordering my watches according to her aesthetic purview. Many of us buy watches, or more accurately, justify our watch purchases by saying one day we'll pass them on to our sons and daughters. How often though do we actually stop and wonder if our own tastes line up with our children's at all?" [..]

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  2. dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Sep 24, 2022

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    BTW thank you @Matty01 for our first guest article, it was a really cool and unique idea when he proposed it and I really liked it for a change of pace. :thumbsup:
     
  3. Matty01 Port Adelaide's No.1 Fan Sep 24, 2022

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    My pleasure, it was fun to write and a real pleasure to make a contribution
     
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  4. Tony C. Ωf Jury member Sep 24, 2022

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    Well done, Matt. Your daughter has excellent taste! ;)
     
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  5. Matty01 Port Adelaide's No.1 Fan Sep 24, 2022

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    Agreed :)
     
  6. eugeneandresson 'I used a hammer, a chisel, and my fingers' Sep 24, 2022

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    What a lovely idea and a great read. I am glad her birth year watch is also her first choice :thumbsup:
     
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  7. UWG Sep 26, 2022

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    That was fun to read and it gave me a big smile. Thank you!
     
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  8. Matty01 Port Adelaide's No.1 Fan Sep 26, 2022

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    Glad you enjoyed- it was fun to write
     
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  9. RevZMan123 Sep 27, 2022

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    Great article!
     
  10. Matty01 Port Adelaide's No.1 Fan Sep 27, 2022

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    Thanks!
     
  11. jjen Nov 12, 2022

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    Very nice. This "buying a watch for my kid" thing is a little crazy. Who knows what the kid will like someday. I guess you didn't drive back to the house looking for the watch on the way to the hospital either, like some people
     
  12. Matty01 Port Adelaide's No.1 Fan Nov 12, 2022

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    Yeah it’s a bit nuts- my take was if she doesn’t like it she can choose from the others- but it worked out alright… and erm, no, thé watch was the last thing on my mind on the way to the hospital… she didn’t even know about the watch until more than a decade after her birth