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I never wore a watch in my adulthood until I was in my late 20's. i have a tattoo on my left wrist and was worried it would get worn away with a watch and got used to it being on my right. As years went on I got married and didn't like the ring and watch on the same hand, felt like too much bling, so it stayed right. I am a chef and my hands take a lot of abuse as do my watches so I finally decided to switch it back to my left to help preserve the exterior of the watch as well as the machine, heavy whisking, etc with my dominant. it's been 2 days so far and i think i can comfortable with the transition, sort of a weird feeling this transition, 12-14 years wearing a watch on my right now on the left.
 

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The interesting thing about Symbology is that it is a hidden in plain sight langauge, both verbal & visual. It is the hardest of all languages to learn because of the vast curriculum involved & just like any other langauge, if you have never learned how to read write or speak it, then you will have no understanding of it & therefore it will have no meaning to you.
One symbol can have a meaning but when combined with another symbol it can take on an expanded meaning. Just like a single word has a simple meaning & then when it is combined with another word or used in a sentence, the meaning becomes more complex.

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The interesting thing about Symbology is that it is a hidden in plain sight langauge, both verbal & visual. It is the hardest of all languages to learn because of the vast curriculum involved & just like any other langauge, if you have never learned how to read write or speak it, then you will have no understanding of it & therefore it will have no meaning to you.
One symbol can have a meaning but when combined with another symbol it can take on an expanded meaning. Just like a single word has a simple meaning & then when it is combined with another word or used in a sentence, the meaning becomes more complex.

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Not sure about all that... and is "symbology" a real thing? I thought it was semiotics. In any case, you seem to be more interested in advertising than anything!
 

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Not sure about all that... and is "symbology" a real thing? I thought it was semiotics. In any case, you seem to be more interested in advertising than anything!
Lol, is symbology a real thing? Like I said, if you don't know how to speak a language you can't understand it. So understandably you are not sure. Semiotics (observance of signs) is only a small part of it. I posted pics with Symbols & you took it as an advertisement but then that's where you are at. I don't need to advertise, it's not something for everybody.
 

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Symbols & watches. If there is no meaning, then what's the point.

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My grandfather told me a long time ago that according to the Book of Etiquette, it was customary for a man to wear his watch on the left and a woman to wear her watch on the right. I still don't understand who came up with those rules or why, but I tend to wear mine on the right.
 

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Not sure about all that... and is "symbology" a real thing? I thought it was semiotics. In any case, you seem to be more interested in advertising than anything!
Semantics... if you know what he means, then its a real thing.

FYI that's not advertising. You clearly must have missed the Skull & Cross Bones symbol in the watch. Also a secret society to which George Bush and several other important people belonged to. H2 shows this stuff a lot.
 

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Semantics... if you know what he means, then its a real thing.

FYI that's not advertising. You clearly must have missed the Skull & Cross Bones symbol in the watch. Also a secret society to which George Bush and several other important people belonged to. H2 shows this stuff a lot.
Yes, the Memento Mori has been used by many Secret Societies. The Skull alone as well as with the Crossbones is a symbol that has been prevalent throughout history, in all cultures & religions & has the same Illuminated & Spiritual meaning in general. Skulls traditionally represent death in Tibet as well but Buddhists incorporated Tibetan skull images into malas to represent the impermanence of life and the limits of human knowledge. Skull-shaped mala beads help chanters reflect upon the inevitability of death and the necessity of embracing lives filled with compassion.
The Milsub has a Memento Mori / Skull & Crossbones printed next to the 3:00position. The Skull & Xbones is a symbol of Death which is inevitable for the Mortal Coil & all Life In this Dualistic Material Realm & so the Skull & Xbones is a Symbol connected closely with Time itself. I printed it Black to match the dial background in Stealth mode so it would be Hidden in Plain Sight & hard to see but always there. Symbolic of the Symbol of Death itself, which Looms over us & Lurks in the Shadows of Time & Appears at the End of Everyone's Time & Life, when our Consciousness leaves the Mortal Coil for the Unmeasurable Scale of Eternity. For Death is only Final for the Living (ones left behind still encased in their Mortal Coils). Time is only a Measurement Man has created & which we constantly keep track of. No one knows when their time in this realm will end & face the doorway of Physical Death but it comes for all of us. After all, that's what a Watch is for,.. to Track what we Deem as Precious Time. Although our present society predominantly associates skulls with death, some ancient societies believed to have had the opposite association, where objects like crystal skulls represent "life": the honoring of humanity in the flesh and the embodiment of consciousness. Depending at which angle you view the watch, light will reflect off of the Skull giving contrast & therefore Revealing itself or Disappearing from sight. The pics I've posted show the Skull clearly but when you hold the watch in your hand you can not see it unless you purposely look for it. At arms length it vanishes,... as we all shall eventually vanish from this Beautiful Illusion we call Life. But Life is not the Mortal Coil, for it is only the Host which is Manifested & Animated by Consciousness to Traverse the Material Realm. For Consciousness, is Life itself, the flame that can never be extinguished & is the Egg that came before the Chicken. Why I placed it at 3:00 connects it to something else & expanding the meaning but I will not take that meaning further here in the open forum.
 
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I`ve always wondered if there was any hidden meaning to wearing your watch on your right? I know that some people are left-handed and thus are more liable of doing it. But for some person who is right-handed it looks a bit out of the ordinary. A bit like a "rebellion against society" or a secret organization`s code. I know that most people would say they wear their watches the way they feel better. But it would be nice to hear the more bizarre opinions on this topic.

Feel free to call me a paranoid, conspiracy-seeking idiot. :-!
Perhaps because "most" people are right handed it is easier to strap it on the left wrist with one's right hand. I would have a tough time putting a watch on my right wrist with my left hand. And it would just feel weird.
 

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In some cultures people tend to wear a watch or ring on the right hand/wrist. I have met a few Muslims who tend to do this especially in the Gulf as the right hand is used for greeting, eating etc you walk into a house with your right foot and leave with your left. I have noticed on quite a few Arab programmes people wear their watch on the right wrist.

That of course is not everyone far from it, I have also met folk who just wear it on the left for the same reason most of us do, the right hand is the dominant hand so wearing a watch on it would be more likely to get in the way or get damaged.

Thats the only symbolism I can think of, possibly a religious one. Other than that perhaps left handed?
 

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In some cultures people tend to wear a watch or ring on the right hand/wrist. I have met a few Muslims who tend to do this especially in the Gulf as the right hand is used for greeting, eating etc you walk into a house with your right foot and leave with your left. I have noticed on quite a few Arab programmes people wear their watch on the right wrist.

That of course is not everyone far from it, I have also met folk who just wear it on the left for the same reason most of us do, the right hand is the dominant hand so wearing a watch on it would be more likely to get in the way or get damaged.

Thats the only symbolism I can think of, possibly a religious one. Other than that perhaps left handed?
No, it has nothing to do with religion. It's personal preference. I am from the Gulf and I live here. I wear rings on both my left and right hand and I wear my watch on my left wrist. I have yet to meet a person who wears their watch on their right hand. And if they do, it's because he/she is a lefty. It has nothing to do with religion. What makes you even think that? Also, entering a house with the right foot and leaving with the left? Lol. What??

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No, it has nothing to do with religion. It's personal preference. I am from the Gulf and I live here. I wear rings on both my left and right hand and I wear my watch on my left wrist. I have yet to meet a person who wears their watch on their right hand. And if they do, it's because he/she is a lefty. It has nothing to do with religion. What makes you even think that? Also, entering a house with the right foot and leaving with the left? Lol. What??

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Quite simply my observations having lived there for several years so having first hand experience of seeing it and also asking people who I know/knew who wore a watch on their right hand their reason for doing so. Furthermore my own personal observation of numerous Arab programmes where it is mostly common on religious channels and those from the Gulf.

I did wonder when posting this it would take for someone to come along and state it's categorically not true because they say so. You appear to be confusing your own personal experience with fact.

As for entering the house with the right foot you only need look at any book on Islamic customs to see that what I wrote is correct. This however is a watch forum not a theology forum.
 

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I'm completely guessing but it probably has historical reasoning in the sense that winding the watch was most convenient if it was on the left arm (for right handed people).

I actually alternate which have I wear my watch every day (even and odd dates) but I prefer to wear it on my right hand actually.
 

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I'm one of the outliers who although being right-handed, wears his watch on his right wrist. I'm not sure what caused me to do so but at this point it feels extremely odd and uncomfortable to wear anything on my left wrist.
 
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