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    • libra10
    • By libra10 21st Jun 18, 7:19 AM
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    libra10
    E: 21/09 WorldTempus Big Summer Competition Various prizes (daily)
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    • 21st Jun 18, 7:19 AM
    E: 21/09 WorldTempus Big Summer Competition Various prizes (daily) 21st Jun 18 at 7:19 AM
    http://en.worldtempus.com/contest/win-a-leather-pin-tray-from-raymond-weil-454.html


    93 days of competitions, from 21st June until 21st September,
    1 question per day and one prize per day.




    Today Win a leather pin tray from Raymond Weil


    Answer Shine


    From here https://www.raymond-weil.com/en/blog/2017/03/23/2017-03-23-pas-de-deux-raymond-weil-repetto/


    Can someone please confirm?
    Last edited by libra10; 21-06-2018 at 10:40 AM. Reason: end date amended
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    • thingamaBob
    • By thingamaBob 22nd Jul 18, 11:28 PM
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    thingamaBob
    Monday 23rd July

    Win a book "The Art of Defying Time" from Eberhard & Co.

    Which anniversary did Eberhard & Co celebrate last year?
    130th (From HERE)
    150th
    170th
    Bob
    The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ,
    Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit
    Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line,
    Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it.

    Omar Khayyam
    • thingamaBob
    • By thingamaBob 23rd Jul 18, 11:04 PM
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    thingamaBob
    Tuesday 24th July

    Win a white wine bottle from Emile Chouriet
    (The French site says "Gagnez une bouteille de vin blanc offerte par Emile Chouriet" which, translated properly, means. Win a bottle of white wine offered by Emile Chouriet. So it's not just an empty bottle.)

    In which city does chef Nicolas Darnauguilhem, a friend of the Emile Chouriet brand, have a restaurant?
    Nyon
    Yverdon
    Geneva (From HERE)
    Last edited by thingamaBob; 23-07-2018 at 11:09 PM.
    Bob
    The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ,
    Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit
    Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line,
    Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it.

    Omar Khayyam
    • One-Eye
    • By One-Eye 25th Jul 18, 1:37 PM
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    One-Eye
    Wednesday 25th July - Win a Serpenti bracelet for woman from Bulgari

    How many coils does the bracelet of the Bulgari Serpenti Spiga Ceramic watch have?
    3
    4
    5 <-------------------- (from HERE)


    • thingamaBob
    • By thingamaBob 25th Jul 18, 11:04 PM
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    thingamaBob
    Thursday 26th July

    Win a tool box from Schwarz Etienne

    Who is the author of the quotation on the back of the Ode to Spring - Roswell watch?
    Albert Einstein (From HERE)
    William Shakespeare
    Galileo
    Last edited by thingamaBob; 25-07-2018 at 11:12 PM.
    Bob
    The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ,
    Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit
    Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line,
    Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it.

    Omar Khayyam
    • thingamaBob
    • By thingamaBob 26th Jul 18, 11:07 PM
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    thingamaBob
    Friday 27th July

    Win a jewelry box and a card holder from Wolf

    The Wolf family firm was founded in the 19th century by:
    A German goldsmith (From HERE, although it seems he was a silversmith)
    A Swedish tailor
    A Swiss watchmaker
    Bob
    The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ,
    Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit
    Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line,
    Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it.

    Omar Khayyam
    • thingamaBob
    • By thingamaBob 27th Jul 18, 11:08 PM
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    thingamaBob
    Saturday 28th July

    Win a Swiss Kubik watch winder from WorldTempus

    WorldTempus has always been available in French and English. It now comes in a third language. Which one?
    German
    Spanish (From HERE)
    Italian
    Bob
    The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ,
    Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit
    Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line,
    Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it.

    Omar Khayyam
    • thingamaBob
    • By thingamaBob 28th Jul 18, 11:48 PM
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    Sunday 29th July

    Win a one-year subscription for the GMT Magazine

    How many issues of GMT Magazine are published per year in Switzerland?
    4
    6 ---See below.
    8

    HERE it says '4 issues per year + 1 special issue.' 5 isn't an option so is 4 the required answer?
    HERE, under 2012 it says 'With six annual editions, GMT becomes the Swiss B2C watchmaking magazine with the highest publication frequency...'
    On their Facebook 'about' page it says "GMT magazine is published in Switzerland six times a year." so I guess answer must be 6. That is the only comment I have found that specifically states "published in Switzerland".
    Last edited by thingamaBob; 29-07-2018 at 12:01 AM.
    Bob
    The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ,
    Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit
    Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line,
    Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it.

    Omar Khayyam
    • thingamaBob
    • By thingamaBob 29th Jul 18, 11:06 PM
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    thingamaBob
    Monday 30th July

    Win a notepad with bag from Graham

    What are the interchangeable straps of the Chronofighter Vintage Aircraft watches made of?
    Aged canvas and denim (From HERE)
    Rubber and alligator
    Steel and calf leather
    Bob
    The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ,
    Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit
    Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line,
    Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it.

    Omar Khayyam
    • thingamaBob
    • By thingamaBob 30th Jul 18, 11:04 PM
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    thingamaBob
    Tuesday 31st July

    Win a vintage gents' leather holdall from Tag Heuer

    The Monaco Gulf unveiled this year by TAG Heuer at the Le Mans 24-hour race is part of a 50-piece limited edition celebrating which anniversary?
    Gulf’s first Le Mans win. (From HERE)
    The partnership between TAG Heuer and Gulf Oil
    The creation of the iconic Monaco model.
    Bob
    The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ,
    Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit
    Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line,
    Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it.

    Omar Khayyam
    • thingamaBob
    • By thingamaBob 31st Jul 18, 11:07 PM
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    thingamaBob
    Wednesday 1st August

    Win a beginner course in watchmaking (Alpha class) from Atelier Initium"

    On which manual movement is the Alpha introduction to watchmaking course based?
    ETA 2896
    ETA 6497 (From HERE)
    ETA 7001
    Last edited by thingamaBob; 31-07-2018 at 11:10 PM.
    Bob
    The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ,
    Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit
    Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line,
    Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it.

    Omar Khayyam
    • thingamaBob
    • By thingamaBob 2nd Aug 18, 12:26 AM
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    thingamaBob
    Thursday 2nd August

    Win a pair of cufflinks from Chronopassion

    Which was the first boutique (except for Horlogerie Suisse in Florence) to offer Panerai watches, before the brand was acquired by Richemont?
    Bucherer
    A l'Emeraude
    Chronopassion

    Haven't been able to find a definitive answer yet. I suspect the answer is Chronopassion as they are the prize provider but have not been able to confirm.
    ETA: The article HERE says, "From 1993, when Panerai was only known through private distribution, Laurent Picciotto was one of the first to fall for the Italian Naval combat swimmers’ watch and put it on the market.". Laurent Picciotto is the founder of Chronopassion.
    Last edited by thingamaBob; 02-08-2018 at 12:44 AM.
    Bob
    The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ,
    Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit
    Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line,
    Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it.

    Omar Khayyam
    • thingamaBob
    • By thingamaBob 2nd Aug 18, 11:07 PM
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    thingamaBob
    Friday 3rd August

    Win a book from Panerai

    The "Panerai Traits" series has four chapters. What are its four themes?
    Light, design, the sea and innovation. (From HERE)
    Creativity, technicality, photography and precision.
    Earth, air, fire and water.
    Bob
    The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ,
    Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit
    Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line,
    Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it.

    Omar Khayyam
    • thingamaBob
    • By thingamaBob 3rd Aug 18, 11:09 PM
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    thingamaBob
    Saturday 4th August

    Win a one-year subscription for the GMT Magazine

    What does the "GMT" in GMT Magazine stand for?
    Greenwich Mean Time
    Great Magazine of Timepieces (From HERE or it's on the comp page)
    Grand Magazine du Temps
    Bob
    The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ,
    Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit
    Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line,
    Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it.

    Omar Khayyam
    • thingamaBob
    • By thingamaBob 4th Aug 18, 11:08 PM
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    thingamaBob
    Sunday 5th August

    Win a music box from Reuge

    The Kelys & Chirp music box features which two animals?
    A tortoise and a bird (From HERE, although this says Turtle & Bird)
    A giraffe and a lion
    A cat and a mouse

    Same question was used in their July monthly competition posted HERE
    The French site uses the word Tortue which is sometimes translated as Turtle and sometimes as Tortoise.
    Last edited by thingamaBob; 04-08-2018 at 11:19 PM.
    Bob
    The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ,
    Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit
    Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line,
    Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it.

    Omar Khayyam
    • Gravematter
    • By Gravematter 4th Aug 18, 11:28 PM
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    Gravematter
    The confusion comes from American English, where they refer to both turtles and tortoises as turtles.
    • thingamaBob
    • By thingamaBob 6th Aug 18, 12:24 AM
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    thingamaBob
    The confusion comes from American English, where they refer to both turtles and tortoises as turtles.
    Originally posted by Gravematter
    As the "confusion" if there is any, rests between French and REAL English, which are both much older than American English, then the "confusion" must surely have existed before American English came into being.
    The main "confusion" would seem to be caused by the French generally using one word, Tortue, for Tortoise, Turtle and Terrapin.
    Bob
    The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ,
    Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit
    Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line,
    Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it.

    Omar Khayyam
    • thingamaBob
    • By thingamaBob 6th Aug 18, 12:25 AM
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    thingamaBob
    Monday 6th August

    Win a cap from A. Lange & Söhne

    Which complication does the case of the 1815 “Homage to Walter Lange” watch contain?
    A central dead seconds hand (From HERE and HERE)
    Equation of time
    Pulsometric scale
    Last edited by thingamaBob; 06-08-2018 at 12:37 AM.
    Bob
    The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ,
    Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit
    Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line,
    Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it.

    Omar Khayyam
    • thingamaBob
    • By thingamaBob 6th Aug 18, 11:18 PM
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    thingamaBob
    Tuesday 7th August

    Win a watchmaker loupe from Arnold & Son

    Who created the first pocket watch to be designated a chronometer?
    John Roger Arnold
    John Ross
    John Arnold

    I think the answer is John Arnold but am still looking for something specific to confirm it.
    Best I've found is the article HERE which saysof John Arnold "Perhaps one of the most significant milestones in his career was the simply named No. 36, the first timepiece ever to have the title of chronometer bestowed upon it."
    Last edited by thingamaBob; 06-08-2018 at 11:23 PM.
    Bob
    The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ,
    Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit
    Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line,
    Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it.

    Omar Khayyam
    • Blulu
    • By Blulu 7th Aug 18, 9:22 AM
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    Blulu
    I agree with John Arnold as the answer. Seems he created the thing, John Roger Arnold was his son.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Arnold_(watchmaker)

    Blu X
    Comping fairy fly to me. Make my bells go tinkle.
    Get your dust out for the lads, and let me have a sprinkle.
    • thingamaBob
    • By thingamaBob 7th Aug 18, 11:24 PM
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    thingamaBob
    Wednesday 8th August

    Win a bluetooth speaker from Jaquet Droz

    What does Jaquet Droz celebrate in 2018 ?
    The 100th anniversary of the Ateliers d’Art
    Its 280th anniversary (From HERE)
    The 50th anniversary of the Grande Seconde
    Bob
    The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ,
    Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit
    Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line,
    Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it.

    Omar Khayyam
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