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Old 7th December 2011, 02:19 AM
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No offense but you are much better of having a single real one (even if it is an entry level luxury watch such as Longines or Omega).

People can recognise fake watches (no matter how good the watch is!) and once they do, they would no longer trust you because to me and to many others, wearing a fake watch says a lot about the character and the type of the individual.
Oh my goodness, that's a little judgmental. I don't think one could truly assess a person on the basis that they wear a fake watch. In all honesty, I would feel anyone making such a judgement to be quite snobbish .

I had a discussion once with someone who worked for a high profile the products of which were obviously copied. His attitude was that they viewed it as an unofficial form of advertising.


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Oh my goodness, that's a little judgmental. I don't think one could truly assess a person on the basis that they wear a fake watch. In all honesty, I would feel anyone making such a judgement to be quite snobbish .
Not necessarily snobbish, all depends on your own position. Not everyone that derides fakes is at the top looking down. You can dress incredibly stylish from the high street. I've got more admiration/respect/whatever for a woman that's put together a nice outfit from M&S than one walking round Carre Four in a tracksuit and fake LV bag.

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His attitude was that they viewed it as an unofficial form of advertising.
Obviously didn't work at Burberry, who almost went bankrupt and saw their brand go from high end luxury fashion to a symbol of 'chav' ridicule due to fakes.

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Good god. Your post says a great deal more about the kind of person you and your friends are than the person wearing a fake watch.

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No offense but you are much better of having a single real one (even if it is an entry level luxury watch such as Longines or Omega).

People can recognise fake watches (no matter how good the watch is!) and once they do, they would no longer trust you because to me and to many others, wearing a fake watch says a lot about the character and the type of the individual.

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Oh my goodness, that's a little judgmental. I don't think one could truly assess a person on the basis that they wear a fake watch. In all honesty, I would feel anyone making such a judgement to be quite snobbish .

I had a discussion once with someone who worked for a high profile the products of which were obviously copied. His attitude was that they viewed it as an unofficial form of advertising.
snobbish? Yea I better buy fakes and pretend to be wearing the real ones so that I make myself happy. End result - Genuine companies go bankrupt and people's life's destroyed.

If I buy a fake product, I support counterfeit industry which is massive and probably employs child labour, supports money laundering, possibly terrorism and what not.

I'd respect a person who wears a $50 swatch quartz watch than someone who wears a high end replica watch (no matter how damn good that replica is!).

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Good god. Your post says a great deal more about the kind of person you and your friends are than the person wearing a fake watch.
I'm not judgemental by any sense of imagination but there is a significant difference between someone who wears a real thing and someone who wears fake. Like Mr Rossi said, you could dress very well from normal high street stores without paying a fortune and people will respect you for what you are.

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No offense but you are much better of having a single real one (even if it is an entry level luxury watch such as Longines or Omega).

People can recognise fake watches (no matter how good the watch is!) and once they do, they would no longer trust you because to me and to many others, wearing a fake watch says a lot about the character and the type of the individual.
LOL you are truly laughable my friend. I love people like you who judge off of first impressions and over such stupidity, because they are the type of people I don't waste my time in life getting to know. So tell me something, my normal attire is a wife beater and board shorts when I am out and about during my day with a backwards hat and flip flops. So when you see me get out of my M5 dressed like this with my REAL TAG watch (because yes I have real ones too) how would you judge me? Let me guess, "punk kid with parents money" right? yea WRONG I make all my money thanks.

Also you clearly don't know a thing about the replica watch market other than cheap fakes that look like they come out of candy machines! Do some research then come back to me and prove you could spot one of the fakes I wear...

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But I know you won't... instead you'll just go and wear your entry level watch thinking you're better than everyone else.

Have a swell day and respond all you like but I won't be as I have lost all respect for you as an individual.

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LOL you are truly laughable my friend. I love people like you who judge off of first impressions and over such stupidity, because they are the type of people I don't waste my time in life getting to know. So tell me something, my normal attire is a wife beater and board shorts when I am out and about during my day with a backwards hat and flip flops. So when you see me get out of my M5 dressed like this with my REAL TAG watch (because yes I have real ones too) how would you judge me? Let me guess, "punk kid with parents money" right? yea WRONG I make all my money thanks and thrive off people like you.

Also you clearly don't know a thing about the replica watch market other than cheap fakes that look like they come out of candy machines! Do some research then come back to me and prove you could spot one of the fakes I wear...

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But I know you won't... instead you'll just go and wear your entry level watch thinking you're better than everyone else.

Have a swell day and respond all you like but I won't be as I have lost all respect for you as an individual.

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Well everyone is entitled to have an opinion and if supporting counterfeit and illegal trade is your preference then good luck with that.

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Old 7th December 2011, 06:54 AM
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I can understand people who cannot afford the real thing wanting to buy replicas but my problem with that is that they are supporting criminals. That makes them as bad as the forgers. I cannot afford to buy designer bags and shoes etc but I would rather buy reasonable quality lesser known brands than support crime.

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You could argue that buying counterfeit goods supports families in poor countries who are trying to put food on the table for their children is better than buying the real thing to make wealthy shareholders even richer. I won't. But you could.

Anyway, who cares if someone respects you based on what you have on your wrist? If I saw someone paying enough attention to my watch to determine the authenticity of it, I'd be pretty disturbed. Same goes for handbags, and clothes. I'll make an exception for breasts though.
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Well everyone is entitled to have an opinion and if supporting counterfeit and illegal trade is your preference then good luck with that.
The profit made on 'harmless' fakes such as handbags and watches is reinvested into fake medicines and car parts, a particulary large problem here in the UAE.

The fakers don't have a brand, are only after a succession of quick wins and will jump from product to product.

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