Silly watch-related questions have no answers but that make you go "Hmmm."

# Thread: Silly watch-related questions have no answers but that make you go "Hmmm."

1. ## Silly watch-related questions have no answers but that make you go "Hmmm."

If all the watches ever made were gathered... they would

1. Fill how many Olympic size swimming pools?
2. Go around the earth how many times, placed lug to lug?
3. Stack how high?

Etc.

2. ## Re: Silly watch-related questions have no answers but that make you go "Hmmm."

How much would sapphire crystals be worth if you cut them up and sold them as jewelry?

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3. ## Re: Silly watch-related questions have no answers but that make you go "Hmmm."

I have a partial answer to #2: ~840 million watches to circle the earth. Approximately 1.2 billion watches are sold each year (and Jomashop holds another billion in NOS, haha). So every year we circle the earth 1.5 times.

Here's another question:
How many Unitas 6497 movements would it take to power a motorscooter to 40kph?

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5. ## Re: Silly watch-related questions have no answers but that make you go "Hmmm."

Originally Posted by MediumRB
I have a partial answer to #2: ~840 million watches to circle the earth. Approximately 1.2 billion watches are sold each year (and Jomashop holds another billion in NOS, haha). ?
R U serious??? How U know dis?

6. ## Re: Silly watch-related questions have no answers but that make you go "Hmmm."

What is the storage capacity of a 2824-2 top grade main spring in joules?
What is the power consumption of kinetic energy of a Rolex 3255 in micro watts?

7. ## Re: Silly watch-related questions have no answers but that make you go "Hmmm."

Dayum buoyee, don't make me fetch my high school physics textbook.

Originally Posted by chuasam
What is the storage capacity of a 2824-2 top grade main spring in joules?
What is the power consumption of kinetic energy of a Rolex 3255 in micro watts?

8. ## Re: Silly watch-related questions have no answers but that make you go "Hmmm."

Originally Posted by Chronopolis
Dayum buoyee, don't make me fetch my high school physics textbook.
What percentage of the energy is lost through Heat, sound and vibrations.

9. ## Re: Silly watch-related questions have no answers but that make you go "Hmmm."

Originally Posted by Chronopolis
R U serious??? How U know dis?
Circumference of the earth (40,075 km) divided by estimate of lug-to-lug average (48mm).

10. ## Re: Silly watch-related questions have no answers but that make you go "Hmmm."

Originally Posted by chuasam
What percentage of the energy is lost through Heat, sound and vibrations.
How many homes could we power if we could harness that lost energy?
OMG! I think we're unto something here!
I can see it: the Nobel Prize... for saving the planet.

What watch should I wear to the ceremony?? I'd probaby have to borrow one from Metlin. Dammit.

11. ## Re: Silly watch-related questions have no answers but that make you go "Hmmm."

Is there a spell to get the Paul Newman Daytona that actually works?

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