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  1. Dancing Fire
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    by Dancing Fire » Aug 16, 2019 at 3:57 AM
    a guy on the watch forum posted his new $15k watch and then another member replied by saying...nice "entry level" watch.

    my Q is...isn't that like putting the guy down saying that he can only afford the least expensive model?

    Guess I better not buy a "entry level" Mercedes or BMW and post it on a German car forum?. :lol:
     
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  2. OoohShiny
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    by OoohShiny » Aug 16, 2019 at 4:49 AM
    Money does not buy class, sadly, as those who have a lot and think they are therefore better than others so regularly demonstrate!
     
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    by meely » Aug 16, 2019 at 4:56 AM
    Yep he’s being a condescending whatsit
     
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    by missy » Aug 16, 2019 at 5:44 AM
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    by Madam Bijoux » Aug 16, 2019 at 6:53 AM
    He’s definitely trying to hurt the guy’s feelings because:
    .he’s insecure and can only build himself up by putting others down
    .he can’t afford an “entry level” watch himself
    .he dislikes or resents the other guy for some reason.
     
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    by Slick1 » Aug 16, 2019 at 7:22 AM
    Yep! That there is a dis’! Sheesh! Get. Over. Yourself. :snooty:
     
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    by whitewave » Aug 16, 2019 at 8:50 AM
    I would say 1k for general entry level and $2000 for entry level luxury brand.

    15k for a watch :confused:
     
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    by Calliecake » Aug 16, 2019 at 9:02 AM
    The man was trying to put the other man down. The other person was very excited about his new watch. How difficult would it have been to make a kind nice comment and move on?
     
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    by lyra » Aug 16, 2019 at 9:35 AM
    I accept the idea of entry level in regards to cars, it seems less offensive. But for personal items, and especially when not asked for, very offensive.
     
    


    


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    by stracci2000 » Aug 16, 2019 at 9:55 AM
    That guy is an insensitive jerk.
    It's not hard give a kind word, or a bit of encouragement.
    DF, you should go back and shower the guy with compliments about his 15G watch, just to be the better man!
     
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    by Arcadian » Aug 16, 2019 at 10:21 AM
    15K is hardly entry level for a watch. Even though there are watch brands that thats where they start, 15k to tell time? Thats baller money. My husband has a mid range master compressor, which in general is his only jewelry aside from the lovely fine silver bracelet I had made for him.

    My watch is true entry level @ 2K..lol I barely wear it at this point.
     
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    by tyty333 » Aug 16, 2019 at 10:35 AM
    I agree...the guy who said that was very insensitive. I would only call it entry level if the owner/buyer called it entry level or a starting point.

    Just like diamonds, some only want 1/2 carat and dont plan on upgrading. Nothing wrong with that and I wouldnt call it entry level unless the buyer had
    made their intentions of going up in size from there.
     
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    by Queenie60 » Aug 16, 2019 at 10:56 AM
    Probably an arrogant person with a swollen head! No time for them.
     
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    by arkieb1 » Aug 16, 2019 at 11:01 AM
    The guy that made the comment was obviously a dick with too much time & too much money.
     
    


    


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    by bludiva » Aug 16, 2019 at 11:13 AM
    is this a luxury watch forum? nothing being discussed there would be entry level in my book. what a sh*tty thing to say to someone, i hope that poster got checked.
     
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    by Karl_K » Aug 16, 2019 at 12:27 PM
    rofl tell it!
    One a gun board I used to hang out on we had a guy that was always making comments like that.
    We caught him a bunch of times posting pictures of other peoples guns claiming they were his own.
    One time he even used a picture that belonged to another board member who has posted it about a month before.
    Hilarity followed!
     
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    by Dancing Fire » Aug 16, 2019 at 1:08 PM
    It happened on watch forums too. A guy goes into a high end watch store and took pics of like 5 watches and claim it was his. these 5 watches he posted would cost about 450K.

    The funny thing is these watches was still in its original sealed plastic bag, so members ask him to cut the plastic bags and post some wrist shots, :bigsmile: of course he can't do it since these watches don't belong to him. :lol:
     
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    by Asscherhalo_lover » Aug 16, 2019 at 3:49 PM
    I would NEVER use the term "entry level" because it is rude, however, something is considered "entry level" IF it's the least expensive model for that brand. Like buying $200 silver from Tiffany's. SO if it really is "entry level" for that brand I wouldn't have taken it in an "off" way if someone said it to me.
     
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    by AV_ » Aug 16, 2019 at 4:59 PM
    I might imagine some situations when 'you are on to a good start' is a compliment; throwing this to a perfect stranger on a forum is not on the list...
     
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    by kipari » Aug 16, 2019 at 5:09 PM
    ZFBNP117_fa000_nvm.png my understanding of an entry level watch...
     
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    by kipari » Aug 16, 2019 at 5:10 PM
    Sorry, posting from phone, this wasn't as huge in the preview
     
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    by sarahb » Aug 16, 2019 at 7:38 PM
    @Dancing Fire, thankfully PS'rs have more manners than that...I took his comment as a totally passive aggressive dig, and not nice in the least. If you don't have something nice to say, then you really shouldn't say anything IMHO.
     
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    by Daisys and Diamonds » Aug 16, 2019 at 8:27 PM
    entry level is a term best used behind closed doors between suppliers and retailers

    it comes across as such a put down when used in casual conversation
    very inpolite
     
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    by Daisys and Diamonds » Aug 16, 2019 at 8:28 PM
    thats gorgouse
    a littlie would love that !
     
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    by RayRay » Aug 16, 2019 at 9:02 PM
    Completely rude! What an a$$!
     
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    by monarch64 » Aug 16, 2019 at 10:15 PM
    “My toy is better than yours, nanner nanner!”

    Literally a conversation a shithead little kid would start. Some people never grow out of it.
     
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    by dk168 » Aug 17, 2019 at 2:29 AM
    For cars, the lowest spec with the smallest engine and BHP.

    For a musical instrument such as a Saxophone, one up from "student", based on my recent research.


    DK :))
     
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    by Mamabean » Aug 17, 2019 at 10:41 AM
    I would think that person was a snob..and needs to have the best of everything to feel better than everyone...That’s not saying it’s not good to have the best of something...but the reason should be that it would give you joy..not a pat on the back from other people.
     
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    by redwood66 » Aug 17, 2019 at 11:32 AM
    Lots of people on the internet have no class. This person is one of them. I have never paid more than $250 for a watch so entry level is relative.

    Edit - that's a lie. I paid $1600 for a 2.5ct diamond platinum vintage watch that wasn't working. Sold it for almost twice that later. I love a good deal ;-).
     
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