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Old 29 April 2013, 10:24 AM   #31
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Supersonic! Immediately thought of a supersonic blue zr1 corvette when I saw the bezel...yes I'm a corvette nut
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Old 29 April 2013, 10:41 AM   #32
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the stinson gmt. Because it is legen... Wait for it...
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Old 29 April 2013, 11:14 AM   #33
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The batman or the Duke... Powerade, nah, nasty stuff.

Not digging that shade of blue. A darker blue with red, for the Pepsi ceramic.

A reflective ceramic red and black with a red 24 hand would be the ultimate... The painted non reflective looks awful.
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Old 29 April 2013, 11:19 AM   #34
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I'm suffering from 'nickname overload'

Btw, perhaps it would be better to see the watch IRL before deciding about the colour?
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Old 29 April 2013, 12:08 PM   #35
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Great name...

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Old 29 April 2013, 12:16 PM   #36
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I think GMT IIc BB is nice.
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Old 29 April 2013, 01:19 PM   #37
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Old 29 April 2013, 01:38 PM   #38
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I'm sticking with Batman for now..
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Old 29 April 2013, 08:22 PM   #39
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Not a big fan of Powerade so my vote goes to the best (and most overlooked) energydrink ever made...

GMT "BAWLS".....

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Old 29 April 2013, 08:24 PM   #40
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What about the 'Half Bluesy', or GMT II HB ?

OK, enough already...
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Old 29 April 2013, 09:21 PM   #41
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What about the 'Half Bluesy'
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OK, enough already...
really, this race to nickname the watch is just too much.....and some of the ideas, like batman, are just silly and don't even make sense (batman is all matte black). and, as some have mentioned, some people on this board have a real issue with the nickname "bruiser".

last time i checked, not all watches have nicknames, either. submariner date, submariner, milguass, yachmaster, yachtmaster ii, datejust, daydate, skydweller, explorer ii, daytona, air king.

well, i do remember a special person referring to the YM as "platty". i like that one.
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Old 29 April 2013, 09:52 PM   #42
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Just call it the GMTII BB.

BB for Blue Black.

Simple as that.
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Old 29 April 2013, 09:58 PM   #43
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or "half pepsi"?






really, this race to nickname the watch is just too much.....and some of the ideas, like batman, are just silly and don't even make sense (batman is all matte black). and, as some have mentioned, some people on this board have a real issue with the nickname "bruiser".

last time i checked, not all watches have nicknames, either. submariner date, submariner, milguass, yachmaster, yachtmaster ii, datejust, daydate, skydweller, explorer ii, daytona, air king.

well, i do remember a special person referring to the YM as "platty". i like that one.

Oh, I completely agree... was just being tongue-in-cheek. Frankly, I don't really like any watch nicknames. For some reason I find "Subby" quite irritating, even though most ADs use it themselves.

We should be grateful that Rolex actually name the watches in the first place, rather than just assigning a reference number like some other manufacturers
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Old 29 April 2013, 10:09 PM   #44
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I agree no nickname please gmt 2c blue/ black for now at least. One will emerge I am sure.


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Old 29 April 2013, 10:18 PM   #45
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Not a big fan of Powerade so my vote goes to the best (and most overlooked) energydrink ever made...

GMT "BAWLS".....
Balls, I mean "BAWLS" is no more stupid than Batman, Phantom, repeat ad nauseum.
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Old 29 April 2013, 10:22 PM   #46
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Why do so many believe this watch needs a nickname?
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Old 29 April 2013, 10:25 PM   #47
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After the military Tudor MN (Marine Nationale), I suggest the Rolex GN (Gendarmerie Nationale):

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Old 29 April 2013, 10:50 PM   #48
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Personally, I'm uncomfortable enough referring to a watch by the brand name of any sugar drink (yes, this includes the blue/red and black/red variations), let alone one as nasty as that.
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Old 29 April 2013, 11:29 PM   #49
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Oh, I completely agree... was just being tongue-in-cheek. Frankly, I don't really like any watch nicknames. For some reason I find "Subby" quite irritating, even though most ADs use it themselves.

We should be grateful that Rolex actually name the watches in the first place, rather than just assigning a reference number like some other manufacturers


ooops, i knew you were joking around, sorry if it wasn't clear.

re: "subby"....i, for one, am happy to have never heard that word said before!
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Old 29 April 2013, 11:42 PM   #50
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i like the Powerade name gotta say...keeps with the GMT beverage theme for these Rollies
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Old 29 April 2013, 11:58 PM   #51
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ooops, i knew you were joking around, sorry if it wasn't clear.

re: "subby"....i, for one, am happy to have never heard that word said before!


For some reason, every Australian AD refers to a Sub as a "Subby"... always irritates me

I think the best nicknames just 'happen' and trying hard to think of one is knd of contrary
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Old 30 April 2013, 12:00 AM   #52
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Did you guys notice the color of the 2013 GMT are the colors of this forum? I think Rolex paid homage to us so I suggest we name it: TRF GMT....ok, I'm out of here (LOL)
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Old 30 April 2013, 12:12 AM   #53
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My vote is for "the Duke."

ok hel* no lol
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Old 30 April 2013, 12:26 AM   #54
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Old 30 April 2013, 12:33 AM   #55
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Old 30 April 2013, 12:45 AM   #56
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if it really needs a nickname so bad just call it GMT BB we all know its a II when its a bb so GMT BB is short and simple. :)

as for the batman name ... i do understand that the older batman comics was with a grey/black/blue suit but if you look at the watch in modern times it doesnt say "batman" at all, also i think the blue bezel is more the color scheme of a divers watch imho.

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Old 30 April 2013, 01:17 AM   #57
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bruiser gets my vote
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Old 30 April 2013, 01:22 AM   #58
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Pepsi Max is also a drink.
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Old 30 April 2013, 01:23 AM   #59
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Just call it the GMTII BB.

BB for Blue Black.

Simple as that.
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Old 8 May 2013, 10:18 AM   #60
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Do you all think the price of a new GMT Master II 116710LN will drop once the new Black & Blue comes out?
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