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Their watches aren't bad either...

I have had one for about 25 years and it is still perfect at keeping time, on it's 3rd watch band...

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Their watches aren't bad either...

I have had one for about 25 years and it is still perfect at keeping time, on it's 3rd watch band...
I was in a shop in Hong Kong and looked at several, very expensive swiss watches. The service was bad and for the best part I was ignored, I got revenge for this.

I called the assistant over and said LOUDLY, do you have a cheap swiss watch?
The assistant said quite Loudly and proudly, sir there is no such thing as a cheap swiss watch.

By this time ears pricked and people started to listen to our conversation, so looking at the watch in my hand, I said then how is it that all the watches you have shown me are made in CHINA.

The assistant almost fainted and the all the people left the shop. I said to him, next time you will treat customers with respect and left with a big grin on my face

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why is that? hmm




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Their watches aren't bad either...

I have had one for about 25 years and it is still perfect at keeping time, on it's 3rd watch band...
Do Swiss Army Watch Bands have woodwind and brass and percussion that conveniently pop out when necessary?

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Do Swiss Army Watch Bands have woodwind and brass and percussion that conveniently pop out when necessary?
Alas... only yodeling....

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Alas... only yodeling....
Dang, I thought they would at least have a cool Alpenhorn, though it would effect compactness.

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i thought they made them telescoping. maybe not yet though. might have to get on with the copyright office asap. lol



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