Why ARE G-Shocks So Hard To Set?
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    Why ARE G-Shocks So Hard To Set?

    I bought a real nice blue G-shock GA2000-2A that I loved the looks of and the way it fit on my wrist. I guess because I am old and a dumb ass, I had to send the watch back because I could not get it set. Why do they make them so hard to set? I tried for 2-3 days and never could get it set. I would probably buy several of their watch if I could ever get them set. I read the manual several times. Dumb a$$ I guess.
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    Re: Why ARE G-Shocks So Hard To Set?

    Just get one that’s radio controlled and you won’t have to set it haha.

    On a more serious note, did you read the manual?

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    Re: Why ARE G-Shocks So Hard To Set?

    RTFM, it's not hard to set a G.

    As said above, get a MB6 G set your location and never worry about the time or date again.
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    I don't feel like they're very intuitive, but peruse the manual for a few minutes and you're good to go. If you're too lazy to do that, find a youtube video. 2 or 3 days? C'mon, that seems a bit much
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    Re: Why ARE G-Shocks So Hard To Set?

    I agree, it is annoying. There's always one irritating thing about any watch I find!

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    Re: Why ARE G-Shocks So Hard To Set?

    Most G are similar to set, once one gets the system down. The analog models (with hands) can be tricky.

    There are others that are different, usually older models (looking at you GW-3000)
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    Re: Why ARE G-Shocks So Hard To Set?

    youre only dumb (your words ;) ) if you didnt read the manual.

    a quick look at the quick start guide seems like its pretty much identical to alot of ana-digi models

    https://support.casio.com/storage/en...009/pm5590.pdf

    did you honestly fail at deciphering this after 3 days?



    im also confused as to why you posted here to complain about setting it when you couldve posted asking for help, couldve saved yourself 3 days :?
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    Re: Why ARE G-Shocks So Hard To Set?

    Truly really hard. The only manual is located inside ancient pyramid and bunch of anacondas swirling around it. So only adventurous ones can obtain the manual.

    On real side they not that hard to set up at all. Following manual to the letter usually takes 2-3 minutes and that's it.
    If you ever had Casio watch you can set up any of them. unless it NEC based from 70s. These are different. But than again this watch is likely inside pyramid and evil scarabs guarding it.

    If you want to get real help please describe steps you taken (buttons pushed, sequence etc.) it will help to understand what went wrong.
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    Re: Why ARE G-Shocks So Hard To Set?

    Hope you are able to have it set-up and familiarise with the functions. If you are not able to follow the step-by-step instructions in the manual provided , I would not recommend G-Shock. Reason I wear g-shock is to use the multiple functions which must be set and operated on the go. Otherwise, it defeat the purpose of wearing one.

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    Re: Why ARE G-Shocks So Hard To Set?

    I read the manual several times. Maybe the watch was defective. I had a citizen blue angel and did not have any trouble setting it. I am not bashing them. My son got his girl friend to set his. Maybe that is what I should have done or sent it to one of your all to set it. Lol I just got mad it was that hard to set. I think G-Shock are some of the best watches made.
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