So my GW6900 left me in a trade, and I felt the G-Shock void. After researching for what would be my perfect G, I discovered the GW5000. In my job I believe if you deliver quality people will be happy paying for it, thus my justification for splurging on this superb watch. Member Ottovonn helped reinforce my decision. I had tried on a few squares at the SoHo store but looking at photos on WUS convinced me I needed this stealthy piece.
Package arrived from Seiya today. I am very happy. No issues with the buttons for me. I love the feel and minimalist feature set.
I've always thought unboxing threads were silly, but I think we all have to do it once. Here's my attempt: