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Which wrist for wrist watch?

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Poll: Which wrist for wrist watch?

  • Total votes: 59. You have voted on this poll.
Watch on left wrist, I'm right handed
 
41
69%
Watch on left wrist, I'm left handed
 
5
8%
Watch on right wrist, I'm left handed
 
7
12%
Watch on right wrist, I'm right handed
 
4
7%
Watch on left wrist, I'm ambidextrous
 
1
2%
Watch on right wrist, I'm ambidextrous
 
0
0%
I switch it up!
 
1
2%
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Which wrist for wrist watch?

I've always worn my watch on my right wrist. I rarely see others do this, but It's always felt more comfortable there. But then I am left handed, which is probably the reason. How about you?
Last edited by Kiraly on Apr 27th, 2019 9:20 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Kiraly wrote: I've always worn my watch on my right wrist. I rarely see others do this, but It's always felt more comfortable there. But then I am left handed, which is probably the reason. How about you?
Most people are right-handed and wear watches on the left hand.

You should add 2 more categories for ambidextrous people
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Right handed, wear on right. Have always done it since I could remember. I know that my watch gets banged up more but it feel weird to wear it on the left.
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XxXSnake23XxX wrote: Right handed, wear on right. Have always done it since I could remember. I know that my watch gets banged up more but it feel weird to wear it on the left.
It is the other way around. If you're right handed, you wear it on the left. If you're left handed, you wear it on the right
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Gee wrote: It is the other way around. If you're right handed, you wear it on the left. If you're left handed, you wear it on the right
Who made such rule
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XxXSnake23XxX wrote: Right handed, wear on right. Have always done it since I could remember. I know that my watch gets banged up more but it feel weird to wear it on the left.
I'm the opposite. I'm left handed and wear it on my left (when I wore a watch... it's been years since). But yeah, one of the reasons I don't wear a watch is because of how beaten up the watch gets.

The only reason I can explain it is as a lefty, I've adapted to a right hand world more so than most lefties. I am not ambidextrous, but through out life, I was forced to do most things right handed: bat right, golf right, bowl right (yeah, that one's weird), use scissors with my right hand, etc. So wearing a watch on my left like everyone else was fine.
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Left-handed here, for as long as I remember I've always worn my watch on my left.
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The rule is that men wear on the left while women wears on the right
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As long as I remember, always wear on the left regardless of right-handed or not. I rarely see it on the right.

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