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Rolex - As rare as Rocking Horse Sh#t

  1. JwRosenthal Dec 15, 2022

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    I am willing to bet that if she went in and asked to buy any of them, they would say they were display only models- as in they don’t have movements in them.

    Edit- although looking at them, they all stopped at different times- and I think display models are usually set to 10:10 with second hand down at 30, so maybe these are real!
     
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  2. watchyouwant ΩF Clairvoyant Dec 15, 2022

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    No.
     
  3. TechFounder Dec 15, 2022

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    These are real. They even have white hangtags on the back which you can see. She hasn't gone in yet since she was just walking by. This is just one of a dozen Rolex dealers in the city that just happened to be near her hotel. I was actually looking for the Turquoise OP. Not sure if she will be able to find it but I am as surprised as anyone here that they still have lots of stock it seems.
     
  4. Evitzee Dec 15, 2022

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    Have mom go in and see what their status is, I suspect there will be some issue that won't make them immediately available, or there will be some shenanigans with price, like you have to buy something else (overpriced) before you can have one.
     
  5. STANDY schizophrenic pizza orderer and watch collector Dec 15, 2022

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    I wouldn’t worry too much…


     
  6. Difeer Dec 16, 2022

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    One thing that my local ADs has done is to overuse the word "journey".

    "We would encourage you to start your journey with us by buying other brands first......"
    "For us, it is all about going on this journey"

    Now the word feels ever so slimy ::puke::
     
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  7. Bourne1984 Dec 16, 2022

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    I went into my AD in the south east U.K. where I am next on the list for an OP36 Bright Blue and the manager and I had a nice chat and he had a full window and cabinets of working watches with price tags and he even let me try on a few.
     
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  8. Fallout Boy Dec 16, 2022

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    Steinhart.jpg
     
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  9. timjohn Dec 16, 2022

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    I just got an email from Watches of Switzerland AU….
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    lol
     
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  10. RevZMan123 Dec 16, 2022

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    Always go gold! I love the two-tones.
     
  11. JwRosenthal Dec 16, 2022

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    Ick! This shows who they are targeting. Many of us are well along on our “journey”, don’t need them to navigate, thank you very much.

    I put this in the “turn off” category with retailers/restaurants calling me their “guest”.
     
  12. noelekal Home For Wayward Watches Dec 16, 2022

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    So, you have no wish to be nannied by Rolex at this point in your life?
     
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  13. JwRosenthal Dec 16, 2022

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    Nor do I have any desire to be nannied by Apple. I want a phone, I want a computer- I don’t want a lifestyle packaged for me.

    I want a watch, I don’t want a relationship- sell me the goddamn watch!
     
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  14. gbesq Dec 16, 2022

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    That is hilarious.
     
  15. gbesq Dec 16, 2022

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    I will happily journey down the street to the Omega and JLC boutiques.
     
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  16. RevZMan123 Dec 16, 2022

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    Don't buy a Subaru then. We call ours The Nanny Car. It's always beeping about something we're doing "wrong" lol
     
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  17. Evitzee Dec 16, 2022

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    That's probably just to look at one they have on display, there is no way you are walking out with one on your wrist at MSRP. Very smarmy.
     
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  18. Evitzee Dec 16, 2022

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    No surprise there, Subaru is the only manufacturer that puts a 'Coexist' bumber sticker on as standard equipment.
     
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  19. gbesq Dec 16, 2022

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    A Subaru is a very good place to be in an accident. Their build quality goes far beyond what is required and they use boron reinforced steel for their safety cage and door beams. They make a very crashworthy car and their active safety systems are second to none as they pioneered the technology with their Eyesight system.
     
  20. 140dave Dec 16, 2022

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    I KNEW it! lol ... it is pretty standard here
     
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