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Jeff Stein Posts: Scan Day -- Blame? I Blame Everyone! [10/25/04 05:17 GMT]:

Blame? You want to talk about blame? Well in order to answer the question of "Who is to blame?", I start with the question "who is to blame FOR WHAT?" There is a real difference between blaming someone for prompting a $50 bump in an ebay bid, versus blaming someone for fueling a passion / obsession that consumes every waking moment of a persons life (and even some of the non-waking time).

With that brief introduction, I will start with the bigger issues, and then work my way down to the smaller issues -- three chronographs as to which I can clearly attribute some blame.

  • For suggesting that a vintage Heuer website might be a useful thing, I blame Chuck Maddox.
    Hold on there cowboy... You already owned the OnTheDash domain name when you phoned me back in the late summer of 2002. I submit you already had come to this conclusion prior to contacting me.
  • I also blame Chuck for delaying the release of our current redesign of OnTheDash, but I will assure our readers that the redesign, and Chuck's contribution to it, will be well worth the wait.

    Ahem... I haven't been holding the redesign up... All you have to do is say "Chuck's right on this one, let's go with his idea" and we're set! =)

    Now turning from these more genrral complaiants to three specific watches, here are three specific watches that I would have never come to own, but for the evil influence of three members of our community:

  • For the Carrera shown below, my first chronograph with the Lemania 5100 movement, I blame Chuck Maddox. He told me that I needed one of these. . .
    In this instance I did tell Jeff this, because he did need one of those...
  • he didn't say that I would want to then acquire every chronograph powered by this movement, Heuers and non-Heuers.
To this complaint of Jeff's, I can only say... "Well, Duh!"... Did you think I'd suggest something that you'd immediately flip over on to a Sales Corner or eBay? Ya didn't really think I was blowing sunshine up your downspout when I was speaking so favorably about these models, did ya?

-- Chuck

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