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Old 4 March 2021, 12:40 PM   #1
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Icon12 Official: Remember when Rolexes were available at retail, and ___________ thread...

... we bought things like VERAET just to wash them?

Those were good times.
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Old 4 March 2021, 12:44 PM   #2
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.... we had money left over for a new Porsche incoming every week?
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Old 4 March 2021, 12:46 PM   #3
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.... we had money left over for a new Porsche incoming every week?
Reminds me of Dr. Tom.
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Old 4 March 2021, 12:46 PM   #4
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... people would go to Tuscany for pizza?
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... people would go to Tuscany for pizza?
I miss Tuscany
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... I was planning a garage reno?
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Old 4 March 2021, 12:48 PM   #7
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... a Seiko was still a ‘beater’?
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Old 4 March 2021, 12:49 PM   #8
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... Basel was a thing?
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... Pail Newman was still more about salad dressing and movies than his Rolex?
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Old 4 March 2021, 12:54 PM   #10
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... green Rolexes were ugly?
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Old 4 March 2021, 01:03 PM   #16
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and you would drop 20% as soon as you walked out the AD.
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Old 4 March 2021, 01:12 PM   #17
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.... people were comparison shopping a Speedy Pro with a Daytona?

(Note: I love the Speedy Pro)
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Old 4 March 2021, 01:18 PM   #18
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... people thought paying cash got you a deal?
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... green Rolexes were ugly?
I remember that!
How times have changed.
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Yeah...I remember when you could get used Subs for pretty cheap and dealers we well-stocked...so of course I bought a Breitling. :dope!:

And a crap ton of Veraet.
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I’m guilty of Veraet

Then Padi set me straight and I’ve been off the magic fairy water ever since
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I’m guilty of Veraet

Then Padi set me straight and I’ve been off the magic fairy water ever since
It was a glorious time. Verate was like using $100 bills to light a cigar.

(Now who’s laughing )
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This is only worse than a winter’s morning in Aberdeen.

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... you could buy a nicely-weathered GMT preowned for $3,000?
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