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Gamification

Honestly the only reason I even get excited about exercising is because it feels like I’m grinding XP to level up my health stats. The gamification of exercise is 100% the reason I engage with it, and feeling and being healthier is a welcome side-effect. I am legit annoyed with the watch doesn’t measure my efforts, to the point where I will probably try and go on another 3km walk just so it records it better! So in a way, the watch wins, I guess.

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Time and time again

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Who even wears watches anymore?  I mean, i know that in a year, once everyone has apple watches, i can expect to see more of them, but honestly I haven’t worn a watch since I got a cell phone.  My grandparents got me this really nice watch for my graduation that I wear on special occasions, but i can’t remember the last time I looked at my wrist to tell the time.

I am a punctual person.  …for the most part.  If it is a work thing, I am punctual. If it is anything else… not so much. I gotta work on that.

Happy Monday!

 

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An air of pretension

I’ve always wanted to know the difference between a watch and a timepiece.  best as I can tell, most people don’t really differentiate.  I found one guy who said the difference is that a timepiece is heirloom quality timelessness, a watch that will always be in style.  That sounds kind of pretentious to me, though i kind of like it, which makes me kind of pretentious, which i might be ok with, if I had a super awesome watch.  i mean timepiece.

I needed a solution, which is why i’ve taken to calling watches TIME MACHINES.  it’s one step better than a watch, but not as pretentious as calling them timepieces.  EVERYONE WINS.  Except for people that care about time travel.  which also kind of happens to be me.