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Instagram is a Poor Platform for Real Discussion
In Response To: I rarely get pulled in... ()

While I love the comments that Eric posted in Instagram, Instagram is simply the wrong platform for serious discussion of these kinds of matters.

Yes, the trolls / haters appeared quickly, posting their nonsense, and so what?

I'm glad that good, old reliable Bazamu carried the Heuer flag into battle . . . I just don't have the stomach (or time) for it.

As the late, great Chuck Maddox used to say, "Please don't feed the trolls". But every once in a while, it is useful to get some information out there.



: comment battles anywhere - and particularly on IG - but the
: question that spurred this response really pissed me off, as the
: commenter alluded to the fact that prices never deserved to rise
: that fast, Heuers are "mass produced" watches, and
: prices will assuredly continue to fall for years to come. If
: anyone is interested, I'd encourage scrolling through the entire
: back/forth, which also included commentary from a couple OTD
: mainstays (Bernard and Richard C).

: I know we all have a bias towards Heuer, but the "piling
: on" from the peanut gallery is starting to nag at me.
: Perhaps it's a natural reaction for anyone who never owned
: Heuers to begin with and watched it all occur from the
: sidelines, but the blessing (and curse) of forums and social
: media is that everyone has a voice. That's a good thing when
: people are all informed, but a dangerous thing when strong
: opinions aren't underpinned by cursory knowledge.

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