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Old 11 November 2018, 05:45 AM   #1
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The strangest thing happened

Havenít worn my 116500LN for a few weeks. I took it out the safe this morning and attempted to set the time. The watch had stopped running but was set exactly to the correct time of day! I simply wound it and was good.

Whatís the probability of this happening. 24 hours x 60 minutes x 60 seconds = 1 in 86400? Any mathematicians around?
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Old 11 November 2018, 05:46 AM   #2
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Omg thats happened to me 2 times this year!! Exact same time dead on
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Old 11 November 2018, 05:59 AM   #3
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Itís happened to me once as well - really eerie


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Old 11 November 2018, 06:02 AM   #4
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Old 11 November 2018, 06:19 AM   #5
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Call it perfect timing.


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Old 11 November 2018, 06:26 AM   #6
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Old 11 November 2018, 06:29 AM   #7
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Old 11 November 2018, 06:39 AM   #8
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Oh wow

Thatís crazy.

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Old 11 November 2018, 07:24 AM   #9
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Havenít worn my 116500LN for a few weeks. I took it out the safe this morning and attempted to set the time. The watch had stopped running but was set exactly to the correct time of day! I simply wound it and was good.

Whatís the probability of this happening. 24 hours x 60 minutes x 60 seconds = 1 in 86400? Any mathematicians around?
Hi Vetracer, use 12 instead of 24 as there's no date on the 116500LN and you'll get the correct probability for your watch model.
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Old 11 November 2018, 07:57 AM   #10
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What are the chances, go buy a lottery ticket.
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Old 11 November 2018, 08:05 AM   #11
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