Originally Posted by Unrefinery
How about carrying a briefcase if you aren't hauling a stack of briefs on your way to court?
Sometimes things have aesthetic and/or practical uses beyond their original intentions.
It's hard for me to see it that way since the only time I use a briefcase is when I'm carrying briefs to court.
Originally Posted by discreteuniverse
Nah. I'd say say I'm paranoid of water getting in my watch. People wear aviator sunglasses when they aren't pilots, people carry officer issue swiss army knives when they aren't officers in the swiss army...so it doesn't really matter.
I suppose if I lived where there are regular soaking rainstorms I'd have some sympathy for hydrophobia...but I don't...so I don't.
People are always going to rationalize irrational acts. Wearing a pocketwatch on your wrist is still bling bling and it's still a silly fad. But hey -- if it fills you with confidence so you hit on girls at the nightclub, go for it.