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TheFoo

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You certainly aren’t understanding the task.

The question was simple (and yet…)

Anyway, yeah, the DJ and Hamilton certainly aren’t unique (duh!). But they’re also not DB watches.

Daytona and Nautilus are also NOT unique, but…perhaps…highly DB hyped?

Do you have an actual two-watch DB collection to call out, or were just a target desperately in search of the dart?

Actually, the Daytona and Nautilus are both considerably more unique than the Datejust, particularly the Nautilus. By many, many magnitudes. Patek makes maybe ~75-100 5811s a year. How many Datejusts come out of Rolex annually? 50,000? 100,000? 300,000?
 

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Actually, the Daytona and Nautilus are both considerably more unique than the Datejust, particularly the Nautilus. By many, many magnitudes. Patek makes maybe ~75-100 5811s a year. How many Datejusts come out of Rolex annually? 50,000? 100,000? 300,000?
Again…the question wasn’t about “unique” it was about D-bag watches, which you continually make a case for - by association - with nearly every remark. (Chill, little fella)
 

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Again…the question wasn’t about “unique” it was about D-bag watches, which you continually make a case for - by association - with nearly every remark. (Chill, little fella)
What’s your definition of “D-bag watches”?
 

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“DAYTONAS ARE UNIQUE!!! WAY MORE THAN A DJ, WHICH IS WHY DAYTONAS ARE MORE HYPED AND END UP WITH D-BAGS…WHAT WAS THE QUESTION?”

“Yes…yes they are little friend…yes they are…”
 
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i don't know what a douchebag watch is but i'm pretty sure the rainbow-jeweled daytonas (or tiger print ones) and a gold day-date would qualify.

i am desperate for a gold day-date, though.
 

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i don't know what a douchebag watch is but i'm pretty sure the rainbow-jeweled daytonas (or tiger print ones) and a gold day-date would qualify.

i am desperate for a gold day-date, though.
There is no right answer. I also want a DD knowing full well it’s D-Bag territory…
 

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What’s your definition of “D-bag watches”?
I guess for me it’s the watches worn most for flex/clout/attention? (Super subjective, obviously, but NOT specifically tied to any single factor, like, say…uniqueness. Though, rarity does tend to ramp up the D-bag factor on many watches since it contributes to the flex/clout/attention vibe?)

So I guess the opposite of d-bag watches are those that are either ubiquitous (DJ?) and/or not particularly impressive (Hamilton?), or unique to the point of being less useful as a flex prop (ALS?)
 
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I guess for me it’s the watches worn most for flex/clout/attention? (Super subjective, obviously, but NOT specifically tied to any single factor, like, say…uniqueness. Though, rarity does tend to ramp up the D-bag factor on many watches since it contributes to the flex/clout/attention vibe?)

So I guess the opposite of d-bag watches are those that are either ubiquitous (DJ?) and/or not particularly impressive (Hamilton?), or unique to the point of being less useful as a flex prop (ALS?)

So do you believe it’s possible to own one of those watches for “pure” reasons? Like could someone own a Daytona just because they like them? Or is it only for d bags just because you think so?
 

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So do you believe it’s possible to own one of those watches for “pure” reasons? Like could someone own a Daytona just because they like them? Or is it only for d bags just because you think so?
Of course! Anyone can own any watch for any reason. I'm just asking what you guys think. Like, what two-watch collection (for whatever reason) strikes you as being douchy (despite the best intentions of the owner)?

To be very clear (again): I'm was asking a question. Not prescribing a definitive answer (though, I offered my 2cents when asked...)!
 

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Well allow me to be a DB contender. I wouldn’t refuse a RM 67 or a 63 Dizzyhands.

However, this whole conversation is reductive. There is no such thing as a DB watch.
 

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