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Help me find this Collectors Editon Wristwatch for Anime / Manga?

My googlings have been unsucessful because the keywords I can come up with are all very generic terms, since I recall very little about the film or watch. [more inside]
posted by Extopalopaketle on Nov 18, 2015 - 5 answers

Giftfilter: Wristwatch Edition

Mum has been going on about getting a new watch for ages, so I'd like to surprise her with something nice for Christmas, but I'm having problems finding anything with her specific requirements - stretch band, large clear face, and either self-winding or battery-powered. Budget is fairly flexible - specific details are inside. [more inside]
posted by ninazer0 on Nov 1, 2015 - 15 answers

Horology filter: watch out, watch in.

I want a new watch. Nothing too special, but how can I get what I want while avoiding the errors of the past. Details within. [more inside]
posted by SemiSalt on Sep 28, 2015 - 8 answers

Watch out for my new favorite watch

My beloved Casio wristwatch just died. Help me find a suitably brightly-colored replacement. [more inside]
posted by torridly on Mar 11, 2015 - 8 answers

SantaFilter: Help me find the perfect watch for surfing

I'm looking for a watch that looks like the Mondaine Swiss Railway watch, but is waterproof(ish). [more inside]
posted by snickerdoodle on Dec 9, 2014 - 3 answers

Vintage Watch Identification

Need help identifying a Hamilton 24-hour wristwatch, or at least help pointing me to some knowledgable current forums. [more inside]
posted by kuanes on Sep 27, 2014 - 2 answers

So I'm pretty much not looking for a suit on craigslist anymore, right?

I have a very very niche job. I've been doing it for over ten years now and have made about $28,000 per year. Because of my experience, I was called in for a meet and greet. It was going to lead nowhere. So, I pretty much blew it off, and blew the next one off, and showed up to the third because it was on my way home. They hired me and gave me a job that pays about $786,000 per year. I was told that they had reservations about me and told me they were bothered by the fact that I wore "denim with unpatched holes" at the interview. I didn't even think I was being considered. This is very unreal. And now I will have a job that pays me more in my bimonthly check than my last year's entire gross. I will be working with a different clientele, and my position will have more prestige than previously. So how do I dress? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 20, 2014 - 58 answers

Wristwatch identification

Can anyone identify this watch?
posted by payoto on Aug 12, 2013 - 4 answers

Help me find a wristwatch for my mom with very specific criteria.

Do they make a pretty woman's analog watch that lights up, is easy to read and has both the day of the week AND the date on the face? [more inside]
posted by victoriab on Dec 6, 2012 - 8 answers

Help my husband tell time.

Watch-filter. I have special snowflake requirements for a wristwatch to give as a gift. [more inside]
posted by troublesome on Dec 4, 2011 - 7 answers

Looking for wrist watch with particular features

I'm looking for a wrist watch with these features: Digitial, water proof/resistant, an easy way to monitor my or someone else's heart rate in an emergency situation, and a timer that I can easily set for 2 to 5 minutes so I know when to administer additional meds if my dog has a seizure. Any feedback would be much appreciated. Thank you.
posted by htm on Oct 15, 2011 - 2 answers

Who watches the watchman?

I am looking for an analog wristwatch for my husband's birthday. I know nothing about watches; this is more of a meaningful/nostalgic gift for both of us. Price: let's say up to the $250 range. Anyone have model suggestions or tips for finding one? [more inside]
posted by sheena is a sock puppet on Aug 9, 2011 - 24 answers

Men's Wristwatch: Cheap, rugged, simple, functional, comfortable

I'd like a men's wristwatch that is cheap, rugged, simple, comfortable, functional. Which watches are the best at this? [more inside]
posted by jjjjjjjijjjjjjj on May 19, 2011 - 27 answers

What is the make and model of this watch?

What is the make and model of this wrist watch? [more inside]
posted by helios410 on May 6, 2011 - 6 answers

Wristwatch (gold/silver) for a teenage boy

A teenage boy (18...who is a recent refugee from Burma) has requested a gold or silver watch for his christmas gift (no, he does not have a cell phone to look up the time). The gold and silver watches I've seen look too old for him. Please recommend a gold and/or silver watch for a teenage boy. Thanks!
posted by irishlady1234 on Dec 4, 2010 - 16 answers

Please suggest an elegant, simple watch for a professional woman?

Can you suggest an elegant yet simple watch for a professional woman? [more inside]
posted by arnicae on Oct 22, 2010 - 19 answers

Rhys and Ross switch my Irish wristwatch for a Swiss wristwatch

[Wristwatchfilter] Me: mid-20s male looking for the perfect men's analog wristwatch for my dainty wrists. Easy-to-set alarm a strong plus. You: experienced in these matters and willing to share your insight. Go! [more inside]
posted by supercres on Oct 22, 2010 - 15 answers

What kinds of watches does Hilary wear?

What kind of wristwatches does Hilary Clinton (or, more broadly, powerful female politicians) wear? [more inside]
posted by arnicae on Oct 11, 2010 - 2 answers

Is this watch to flashy for Nairobi?

Is this watch to flashy for Nairobi? [more inside]
posted by 5lbauthority on Jul 1, 2010 - 8 answers

Where should I shop for a man's wristwatch in Toronto?

Where should I shop for a man's wristwatch in Toronto? [more inside]
posted by cranberrymonger on Apr 19, 2010 - 3 answers

Tick, tock, tick, tock, tock, tick, tock, tock, tock ...

Can the hive mind recommend a reasonably-priced Seiko watch repair place in San Francisco? [more inside]
posted by Quietgal on Mar 20, 2010 - 4 answers

Wrist watch with voice memo capability!

Can anyone recommend a good wrist watch with voice memo recording capability? I had a great watch the I bought at the Sharper Image (maybe Brookstone?) years back, but it has disappeared into my junk drawer and I'm looking for a similar replacement :)
posted by WhereAmI on Oct 20, 2009 - 6 answers

Help a man buy a wristwatch

Can you help me buy a men's dress wristwatch? [more inside]
posted by abdulf on Aug 22, 2009 - 16 answers

When all the time is tyranny time

Are Iraqi wrist watches with Saddam Hussein's face on them valuable? [more inside]
posted by milagu on Mar 23, 2009 - 4 answers

Looking for reputable watch companies!

Looking to buy a new watch, something nice for daily wear but that won't break the bank. Suggest some great watch-makers. Looking for reputable and quality watch company suggestions. Criteria and background expanded on in full q! [more inside]
posted by PetiePal on Dec 17, 2008 - 26 answers

do you have time for this question?

Wristwatch blogs: bring them forth. [more inside]
posted by tylerfulltilt on Oct 2, 2008 - 6 answers

Getting used to a wristwatch.

How can I get used to wearing a wristwatch? I have not worn one for a while (4 years) because of an inability to get used to them. Now it is a requirement that I wear one. [more inside]
posted by ooklala on Sep 19, 2008 - 16 answers

How does a balance spring keep itself wound, or does it?

Mechanical Watchfilter: How does a balance spring remain wound, so as to keep the balance wheel moving back and forth? [more inside]
posted by lonemantis on Mar 15, 2008 - 6 answers

Why I'm late again -- really!

What can I do about my treasured, repair-resistant wristwatch? [more inside]
posted by daisyace on Dec 2, 2007 - 13 answers

Help me find this awesome watch!

Please help me find this [very cool] watch. [more inside]
posted by yet.another.boston.question on Jun 16, 2007 - 13 answers

San Francisco Antique Watch Repair

I'd like to find a San Francisco based antique watch repair shop that does impeccable work. Price is not an issue, as the watch is the only thing I have from my great-grandmother and is of the utmost sentimental value. The wristwatch is silver, with no visible manufacturer's mark, and is approximately 85 years old. The face needs cleaning and the mechanism likely is in decent shape, but needs cleaning as well.
posted by judith on Jun 12, 2007 - 6 answers

Wristwatches for Field Educators

Recommend some classy, but rugged, women's wrist or pocket watches for me! [more inside]
posted by nelleish on Apr 12, 2007 - 13 answers

Looking for a watch that does the basics extremely well

Looking for a watch that tells near-perfect time, doesn't require winding or battery replacement, has a comfortable band in hot and cold weather and will last at least 10 years. It just needs to show the time and preferably the date. It's either got to be something very special, or at the lowest price which meets the above standards. Style and uncomplicatedness a bonus.
posted by DirtyCreature on Apr 5, 2007 - 41 answers

Flashlight up my sleeve?

Help me find a wristwatch with a built-in LED flashlight. [more inside]
posted by ostranenie on Dec 17, 2006 - 4 answers

What's a good silver watch for a 16-year old girl?

Charity Gift: 16-year-old girl wants a silver wristwatch. Price range is about $35. No other information available about the girl; anonymous gift from tree at work. What hip watches meet these criteria?
posted by JDC8 on Nov 21, 2006 - 15 answers

Chinese Branch Time

I want a Chinese wristwatch. [more inside]
posted by RavinDave on Oct 19, 2006 - 5 answers

Time to get a watch, in Austin

I'm looking for a wristwatch in Austin. [more inside]
posted by mr.dan on Jul 6, 2006 - 7 answers

Evolution of Time

please help me find this wristwatch... [more inside]
posted by tnai on May 4, 2006 - 12 answers

When is a watch not a watch?

I would like to have a portable device for keeping track of the time that is not a wristwatch (I seem to inevitably lose all wristwatches) but can be stored and accessed with ease. I was thinking maybe something I could store in my wallet. Any suggestions or ideas?
posted by selfnoise on May 12, 2005 - 22 answers

Why do some people wear their watch face against the inside of their wrist?

Why do some people wear their watch face against the inside of their wrist, rather than on top? Is it cultural, a way of being unique, or just the preference of which way one likes to flick one’s wrist?
posted by lola on Apr 15, 2004 - 17 answers

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