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    Nice watch at Lidl - 03 Sept 2012

    Just seen this advertised on the Lidl site:LIDL Great Britain - lidl.co.uk

    Nice watch at Lidl - 03 Sept 2012-uk_73606_01_b.jpg


    • Made from stainless steel and ABS plastic
    • Features include
      - Altimeter and digital compass
      - Temperature display (°C/°F)
      - 12/24hr clock
      - Stopwatch
      - Countdown timer
      - Date display
      - 5 alarm settings
      - Backlit LCD display
    • Battery included
    • 3 year manufacturer’s warranty



    That's an impressive feature list for the price!

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    Looks ugly though!

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    Watches with those features usually do. I have one of these:

    Nice watch at Lidl - 03 Sept 2012-suunto_core_all_black_profile.jpg

    A Suunto Core. You need a BIG wrist to put it on, and it is not the most handsome watch around!

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    Never understood digital watches. These days all they really are is acceptable jewelery for men. I prefer a nice looking traditional watch for that.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Trapper View Post
    Never understood digital watches.
    I find it a lot quicker to read a digital display than to guess the number that two pointers are closest to.

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    "Orbiting this at a distance of roughly 92 million miles is an utterly insignificant little blue-green planet whose ape-descended life forms are so amazingly primitive that they still think digital watches are a pretty neat idea." - HHGTTG.

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    seriously...you have to guess...I think most of our year 4s or at least year 5s can tell the time on an analogue watch pretty well...

    ...or are you a real child of the eighties when digital watches ruled...

    personally I find the OP's original description on a 'nice' watch a bit extreme...

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