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View Poll Results: 126710BLNR with Jubilee Bracelet Vs. "batgirl"
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Old 27 July 2019, 03:29 AM   #1
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126710BLNR with Jubilee Bracelet Vs. "batgirl"

This POLL is to gain a better understanding of the TRF Member's like or dislike for the nickname of the 126710BLNR with Jubilee Bracelet sometimes referred to as "batgirl"

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Old 27 July 2019, 03:30 AM   #2
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Batgirl

EDIT: Just to say that nicknames can be a curse. If you're wanting it to be called anything else you'll be waiting a long time...
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Old 27 July 2019, 03:32 AM   #3
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Simple: The new Batman
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Old 27 July 2019, 03:34 AM   #4
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The female Batman, so must be BATGIRL
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Old 27 July 2019, 03:36 AM   #5
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I dislike the nickname “BatGIRL”, also dislike the SISSY who came up with this absurd nickname.
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Old 27 July 2019, 03:39 AM   #6
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I love the watch. I hate that soft nickname! Gtfoh
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Old 27 July 2019, 03:39 AM   #7
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I sometimes wonder what this forum is coming too,now its nothing more than very childish names for what was once a prestigious brand of mechanical watches.
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Old 27 July 2019, 03:42 AM   #8
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I sometimes wonder what this forum is coming too,now its nothing more than very childish names for what was once a prestigious brand of mechanical watches.
Quality of threads are reaching rock bottom .. fast !!
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Old 27 July 2019, 03:44 AM   #9
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I sometimes wonder what this forum is coming too,now its nothing more than very childish names for what was once a prestigious brand of mechanical watches.
Just a bit of fun. I am impartial (no plan to buy) but I have to say to my eyes it just doesn't go on a jubilee. I saw the BLNR, saw the BLRO - neither looks right on that bracelet to me. I would much sooner get the CHNR than either pepsi or the bat***...*
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Old 27 July 2019, 03:49 AM   #10
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I sometimes wonder what this forum is coming too,now its nothing more than very childish names for what was once a prestigious brand of mechanical watches.
Agreed

Seems like the trolls are here in force
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Old 27 July 2019, 03:50 AM   #11
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Just a bit of fun.


No, not really

It is old and tired and people are now just doing it for spite.
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Old 27 July 2019, 03:53 AM   #12
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Old 27 July 2019, 04:02 AM   #13
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It seems like Batgirl stuck to the new Blnr right away, like it or not. I usually use the model letters, the reference numbers don't always pop out of my head. but we all know the easy nicknames, ADs even use them. I can take it or leave it. I'm certainly not going to get in a huff about it all.

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Old 27 July 2019, 04:03 AM   #14
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I sometimes wonder what this forum is coming too,now its nothing more than very childish names for what was once a prestigious brand of mechanical watches.
Victim of its own success. Rolex transcended the 'tool' market long ago, insofar as the word pertaining strictly to watches. The current climate is obnoxious but Rolex seems to be catering to the lowest common denominator rather than the enthusiast who values brand heritage...the proof is in their use of these nicknames to identify watches on their own website.
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Old 27 July 2019, 04:43 AM   #15
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Victim of its own success. Rolex transcended the 'tool' market long ago, insofar as the word pertaining strictly to watches. The current climate is obnoxious but Rolex seems to be catering to the lowest common denominator rather than the enthusiast who values brand heritage...the proof is in their use of these nicknames to identify watches on their own website.
Nicknames like Paul Newman and James Cameron?



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Old 27 July 2019, 04:46 AM   #16
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Nicknames like Paul Newman and James Cameron?



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Old 27 July 2019, 04:48 AM   #17
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I sometimes wonder what this forum is coming too,now its nothing more than very childish names for what was once a prestigious brand of mechanical watches.
LOL. You’ll be wanting to change your avatar then Peter. Screams “KERMIT”
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Old 27 July 2019, 04:49 AM   #18
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I don't understand . . . If I vote Like does that mean I prefer the name "126710BLNR" for the 126710BLNR?
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Old 27 July 2019, 04:52 AM   #19
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I sometimes wonder what this forum is coming too,now its nothing more than very childish names for what was once a prestigious brand of mechanical watches.
Truth.
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Old 27 July 2019, 04:52 AM   #20
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Even Rolex recognizes the nicknames, now.

Anyway, not thrilled that they don't let us choose oyster vs jubilee.
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Old 27 July 2019, 04:56 AM   #21
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Old 27 July 2019, 05:03 AM   #22
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126710BLNR with Jubilee Bracelet Vs. "batgirl"

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I don't understand . . . If I vote Like does that mean I prefer the name "126710BLNR" for the 126710BLNR?

I think the OP's intentions are pretty clear:

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This POLL is to gain a better understanding of the TRF Member's like or dislike for the nickname...
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Old 27 July 2019, 05:17 AM   #23
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I think the reason that this silly nickname has stuck is because owners of the 116710BLNR like the idea of feminizing the 126710BLNR because it makes theirs seem more desirable. And anyone who can't get one likes the idea of making it sound silly or feminine because they are jealous.

I don't own either reference but I think it looks great with both bracelets.
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Old 27 July 2019, 05:20 AM   #24
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Sorry, but the question is awkwardly worded. Wouldn't trust any data from this poll.

At first glance, it reads like you are asking if they like the watch or if they like the jubilee version versus the oyster. Just not worded ideally.
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Old 27 July 2019, 05:21 AM   #25
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I think the OP's intentions are pretty clear:

Sorry, but not clearly worded.

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Old 27 July 2019, 05:24 AM   #26
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i think the reason that this silly nickname has stuck is because owners of the 116710blnr like the idea of feminizing the 126710blnr because it makes theirs seem more desirable. And anyone who can't get one likes the idea of making it sound silly or feminine because they are jealous.

I don't own either reference but i think it looks great with both bracelets.
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Like the watch . . . hate the name Batgirl.
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Old 27 July 2019, 05:26 AM   #28
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Stupid nickname IMO. In fact I think "Batman" is already ridiculous, but "Batgirl" because it's on Jubilee just dials it up another level of ridiculous. I've noticed it mostly being used in a pejorative/negative way too.
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Old 27 July 2019, 05:27 AM   #29
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I think the OP's intentions are pretty clear:
Anything BUT clear I'd say.
Read it again slowly. Out loud if necessary.
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"Hulk", "Batman"
I've never referred to a nickname, they are all the same thing. Batman or Paul Newman.

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