Watches that grow on you? - Vs - Watches that become boring over time?

I can't afford new watches at the moment. But the more I wear this Casio the more I like it. Especially outdoors the combination of brushed and polished slightly dark titanium looks lovely. Plus the slight sunburst dial. And the subtle reflections from the sapphire look nice without reducing legibility like on my Seiko Turdmaster. (Middle photo below)

I sold the Seiko not because of boredom but because the pushers on it are so turdy that they destroy themselves, and comfort etc.

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My second watch is that green G Shock that I like in the summer. I don't really get bored of it but in the winter nato is just more comfy. Very fun casual watch. I just need to mod the LED to make it orange. And I really want a titanium version.

And my third watch is that blue Citizen chronograph above that might get sold as well. I still like it but almost never wear it anymore. The comfort and features just can't compete with the Casios. Even the lume is worse somehow. 馃槼 (To be fair it's one of their cheapest at only $125-$150) And yeah I think I get bored of it very quickly.

I've owned less than 20 watches in my life (mostly turdy ones) so my experience is limited. But so far only a couple of watches are holding their place in my "collection". The two Casios.聽

I often think Casio could be so great if they listened to customers rather than just design a thousand half-assed watches every year and hoping some of them get popular.

What are yours that you got bored of? - Or ones that grew on you over time?

bored of my swatch mostly because bad built quality in my opinion

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grow on my glycine airman. i didnt really like airman design, its a great tool watch but design isnt for everybody. but i pull the trigger anyway for my first gmt and swiss watch mostly because of the airman history (its stupid i know, who the hell care? but apparently i care about this stuff馃槀) but after it came and i wear it a few times it is grow on me really. i like the built quality and its function, i even got some compliment from my friend.

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The watch that I got "bored" of pretty quickly was my CW C63 GMT LE, to be honest I didn't love it right out of the box, but quickly found myself not wearing it at all.聽

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I have a three hander CW C63 that I love, so I assumed a Canadian version of the GMT would be the perfect watch for me. As it turns out, I hated the GMT hand, as you can see in the picture it often ends up covering an index, or the date. I also found the maple leaf was a bit of a distraction and made the dial too "cluttered" for my tastes. When I'd reach for a white dialed watch, this is the one I always found myself reaching for.聽

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For the watch that grew on me, it may be a bit of a surprise... It's my Marathon GSAR Grey Maple.聽

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You may be wondering how I could consider the C63 "cluttered", but not this beauty... The answer is pretty simple in my mind though, the GSAR is more cluttered in an absolute sense of having more things on the dial, but the dial seems less cluttered because none of the extra stuff overpowers the indexes, or hands.聽

For the GSAR overall, I knew I'd like it as a Canadian, and RCN member. The GSAR was initially designed to meet a Canadian military requirement for a dive watch, and was updated to match a US military requirement, making it a genuine military watch like it's CWC counterparts from across the pond.聽

What has surprised me if how well the watch wears given its dimensions. I expected to wear it in rotation with my other dive watches, but I now find myself wearing the GSAR while my other divers collect dust.聽

My experience is that the "boring" watches prove very versatile and earn steady wear while the interesting ones lose their novelty or prove to be less practical. What you think you want and what you end up choosing on a daily basis tend to be different things.

OscarKlosoff

My experience is that the "boring" watches prove very versatile and earn steady wear while the interesting ones lose their novelty or prove to be less practical. What you think you want and what you end up choosing on a daily basis tend to be different things.

Yeah totally makes sense