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Old 6 July 2019, 08:11 AM   #1
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Paul Thorpe

This guy is very knowledgeable, well worth watching his videos.

Watch "Paul Thorpe Watch Dealer" on YouTube
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Old 6 July 2019, 08:34 AM   #2
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Some of his content is really low-grade. Other bits, moderately useful.
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Old 8 July 2019, 01:11 AM   #3
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Some of his content is really low-grade. Other bits, moderately useful.

i have watched some of his stuff, i couldnt find anything that was 'really low-grade' i found it good stuff,

did you just feel the need to rubbish him regardless?
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Old 8 July 2019, 02:03 AM   #4
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i have watched some of his stuff, i couldnt find anything that was 'really low-grade' i found it good stuff,



did you just feel the need to rubbish him regardless?

This is a forum. Itís meant for public opinion!

People have different opinions, and this is my personal opinion. Or should I conform to what your views are, and retract what I had said?

The fact that that Iíve spent time watching many of his posts, would indicate that Iím somewhat Ďinterestedí in what he has to say. But, some of the way in which he articulates his views, strike me as rather low-grade.

Me saying that, isnít rubbishing him.

I could justify further and provide reasons to you for my critique, but then, I donít need to.
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Old 8 July 2019, 03:04 AM   #5
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This is a forum. It’s meant for public opinion!

People have different opinions, and this is my personal opinion. Or should I conform to what your views are, and retract what I had said?

The fact that that I’ve spent time watching many of his posts, would indicate that I’m somewhat ‘interested’ in what he has to say. But, some of the way in which he articulates his views, strike me as rather low-grade.

Me saying that, isn’t rubbishing him.

I could justify further and provide reasons to you for my critique, but then, I don’t need to.



Except that none of his content is 'really low grade'

if i was watching something that i found 'really low-grade' i wouldnt be spending time 'watching many of his posts' and that is your contradiction.

Now is it 'really low grade' or 'rather low grade'?
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Old 8 July 2019, 03:43 AM   #6
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Sorry. Are you a friend of his or something??

Why are you labouring the point?

Iíve watched a few of his videos, some of which Iíve found to be really low-grade.

I needed to watch a few of his videos to have been able to have reached my conclusion. Like i said, some ok, some not. Just like many other people who choose to put themselves out there in the internet.

And, I may choose to watch further videos of his, if the content or subject is relevant.

No contradiction.

I hope thatís clear enough for you.
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Old 8 July 2019, 04:04 AM   #7
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Came across him on you tube last week must say quite enjoy watching. Nice to see from a dealer perspective without the crap
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Old 8 July 2019, 04:24 AM   #8
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Sorry. Are you a friend of his or something??

Why are you labouring the point?

Iíve watched a few of his videos, some of which Iíve found to be really low-grade.

I needed to watch a few of his videos to have been able to have reached my conclusion. Like i said, some ok, some not. Just like many other people who choose to put themselves out there in the internet.

And, I may choose to watch further videos of his, if the content or subject is relevant.

No contradiction.

I hope thatís clear enough for you.



no, never met him, but he knows his onions.
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Old 8 July 2019, 04:26 AM   #9
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no, never met him, but he knows his onions.

Yep thatís fair. He does.
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Old 8 July 2019, 04:32 AM   #10
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Yep thatís fair. He does.
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Old 8 July 2019, 04:42 AM   #11
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I've been in the watch world for 20+ years, not as a dealer, definitely an enthusiast. In my opinion Paul's knowledge is excellent, I love his channel and its content.

He is getting praised by other YouTube watch people and I think his channel will do very well. It is already gathering momentum.
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Old 10 July 2019, 04:52 AM   #12
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Iíve watched some more content of Paulís and I felt I should come back and say I was wrong.

Rather than saying I thought he was this or that, I should have explained in a far nicer way that I think the production of the videos could be a little more polished (my personal take is that itís a better delivery with a good mic and fixed setting).

I have to retract my statement because what heís actually saying is informative and thatís the important part.

My initial comment was based on his production and delivery of the content, not what he was actually saying, which is useful and better than others I have seen on YouTube.

Iíd agree with the OP, that his content is worth watching.
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Old 11 July 2019, 07:45 AM   #13
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Old 11 July 2019, 08:41 PM   #14
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Watched the episode on why he left the watch industry, quite sad really.
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Some of his content is really low-grade. Other bits, moderately useful.
He seems to know his stuff. Very useful information. The stories are great.
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Old 13 July 2019, 06:22 AM   #16
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Great to see him back!
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Old 13 July 2019, 09:50 AM   #18
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I really enjoy his videos. Makes a nice change from Paul Pluta.
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Old 13 July 2019, 02:09 PM   #19
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He's my latest favourite watch YouTuber. But this is somewhat alarming if true.

Treat it with a grain of salt.
https://www.watchpro.com/fake-rolex-...ictions-order/


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Old 13 July 2019, 04:44 PM   #20
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He's my latest favourite watch YouTuber. But this is somewhat alarming if true.

Treat it with a grain of salt.
https://www.watchpro.com/fake-rolex-...ictions-order/


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I don't see what this has to do with Paul Thorpe?
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no, never met him, but he knows his onions.
But does he know about his watches?
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He's my latest favourite watch YouTuber. But this is somewhat alarming if true.

Treat it with a grain of salt.
https://www.watchpro.com/fake-rolex-...ictions-order/


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This was Jamie Thorpe. Are you suggesting itís the same person?
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