CONTEST: Win a Orient Pocket Watch!!!

Another contest coming your way, gents! This time we are giving away a very chic pocket watch from Orient watches! Orient is known for producing exceptional watches for men at crazy low prices. This model, the Epoch, is currently out of stock on their website and so this is the only way to get one!!

There’s only one way to score the prize: Post a comment to this post telling us what you look for in a wristwatch I look for a big face typically.

Please note contest is limited to persons in the U.S. One winner will be selected at random.

The deadline’s Thursday, January 5th, 2011 at 6 pm EDT.

And you don’t have to be a winner to get a great deal on an Orient watch! Use the follow code to get 50% off everything in their inventory!!


Good luck, gents!

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157 Responses to CONTEST: Win a Orient Pocket Watch!!!

  1. Aurielel says:

    I look for a big face so I can read it!

  2. Tim Moss says:

    I’d like for it to work too.

  3. Pamela S says:

    I look for easy to read numbers

  4. shirley pebbles says:

    I look for a comfortable band and accuracy.

  5. Carol says:

    The strap HAS to be very comfortable

  6. Carol says:

    The strap HAS to be comfortable

  7. Gary Emes says:

    A big face and one that does not stop working and one that the band does not break on…..I guess that is more then one

  8. susan varney says:

    sturdy and easy to read

  9. Dawn Reid says:

    I look for different shapes and colors

  10. Mary S says:

    I want a watch that is easy to read,and stylish!

  11. heather c says:

    I look for some cool feature, like funky font, skeleton parts showing or excellently-fashionable strap.

  12. Sand says:

    I look for bold numbers.

  13. Virginia Jones says:

    Would love to win this watch for my son. I know he likes a large face watch and this one is very attractive. He is an avid hunter so a pocket watch is just the ticket!! Thanks for the contest.

  14. john says:

    I’m looking for easy-to-read face

  15. elven johnson says:

    I look for nice number font.

  16. Sharold Friedrich says:

    I look for an easy to read face and a comfortable band

  17. gala says:

    I look for size of numbers and durability of watch.

  18. Jessica Rose says:

    I always look for color! That way it can be easily matched with any outfit

  19. jeremy anthony says:

    I look for size of face, chain and durability of watch.

  20. Nick D. says:

    I’ve always wanted a pocket watch.

  21. Christopher R says:

    thin body, unique face, excellent craftsmanship, non-binding band, water resistant, readable in darkness, solid clasp …

  22. jim deckert says:

    love a big face and sturdy chain

  23. Janice Golden says:

    I like lighter colored faces to better see

  24. Kat Emerick says:

    Also like the big face.

  25. Mark B. says:

    Easy-to-read, unique styling

  26. Barbara Hunt says:

    Thanks for the great contest!

  27. Desiree Dunbar says:

    I like a metal band.

  28. Leigh says:

    I look for a uniqueness that will bring comments from strangers! Thanks for the contest!

  29. Claire says:

    I look for easily-readable numbers so I can tell the time at a glance.

  30. Chris says:

    I like a style that’s sleek, smooth, easy to use. Something that’s practical.

  31. Tonya Dean says:

    I look for clear numbers that are easily readable. They’ve got some now that are just weird lines and you have to figure out what time it is.

  32. Buddy Garrett says:

    I look for quality construction in a wristwatch. I prefer a traditional watch with numbers and dials.

  33. Steve M. says:

    Easy readability

  34. valorie says:

    nice sweepstakes

  35. I look for an easy to read face, especially at night or in low light. Thanks for the chance!

  36. ferriz says:

    i like it to be feminine but have easy to read numbers. i cant stand the 12 3 6 9 ones. im not that clever. ;)

  37. Marcela says:

    I look for one that is made of durable material

  38. vivian says:

    quality material ty.

  39. D Pearlstein says:

    I look for a nostalgic element, something that will have meaning.

  40. Emma Peel says:

    I look for style and the looks of it in general, has to have an attractive appeal to me

  41. Robert Ranieri says:

    i look for a comfortable watch for daily use. I also have nice running watch as well.

  42. Sherry Goedert says:

    I like a stylish watch with easy to read numbers.

  43. Gianna says:

    I look for good quality materials.. something that will last.

  44. Peter Dale says:

    I just like it to be durable and last a while.

  45. Roxann says:

    I look for something that looks classy and this pocket watch definitely fits that description.

  46. Beth Brickell says:

    I am very nearsighted, so I like big easy to read numbers. Thanks for the giveaway!

  47. luis says:

    good looking watch!

  48. Ashley Gao says:

    I like BIG clear numbers and a light weight.

  49. Jessica says:

    I like numbers on the face and not dots as the markers for the numbers.

  50. Darcy Bishop says:

    I look for a lightweight pocketwatch.

  51. Leah Shumack says:

    One with the numbers bigger

  52. James Coyne says:

    I like one that is comfortable to wear

  53. elaina moscato says:

    When purchaseing a watch, I like to look at the quality of the brand. It should be a classic beautiful watch that can withstand wear and tear.

  54. Rob Rachlin says:

    I look for unique styling. Pocket watches are much more interesting than wristwatches!

  55. Heather B says:

    comfortable and easy to read

  56. DJ MULKEY says:

    Great watch!

  57. Ron Miller says:

    prefer LED but that’s sharp!

  58. melissa miller says:

    i look for big numbers and shiny watches catch my eye

  59. jamie says:

    I like a big face, also…and a comfortable band

  60. Mary Calabrese says:

    I like large numbers and a date.

  61. Jill Myrick says:

    I look for a pocket watch that my husband can easily remove and see when needed.

  62. DEBIJOT says:

    I look for large numbers

  63. Shannon Egan says:

    I look for side gadgets! Like rotating planets or something astronomy related.

  64. Jean F says:

    I want a watch that tells time reliably.

  65. kim eddings says:

    I look for a watch that is durable.

  66. Jaque R. says:

    I look for the a huge face and a small band, thick but short. :-) Thank you.

  67. robyn paris says:

    i look for a clean bright look in a watch

  68. Kate S says:

    Aesthetics are pretty important, but so is the ability to read the watch and its ability to withstand a variety of environments!

  69. kathy pease says:

    I like a watch that doesnt lose time and looks stylish and pretty

  70. Kristi C says:

    I like a watch that is easy to read and lightweight.

  71. tracey johnson says:

    i want it to look nice and be easy to read

  72. buttmuffin says:

    i love for something sleek and modern in a wristwatch, that looks more like a funky bracelet

  73. Harry Barbee says:

    I have to have a band that is comfortable anda face that you can see in low light

  74. Kathy Luman says:

    I like bigger numbers that are easier to see. I also like different faceplate shapes, not the typical round or square ones.

  75. Susan Ladd says:

    I look for something that would be easy to read for my husband and diff. I know he would love this watch being as his father had something like once. Thanks for the great sweep and hope to win :)

  76. Valerie Taylor Mabrey says:

    vmkids3 at msn dot com

  77. Marcia Goss says:

    I look for large, easy-to-read numbers, not Roman numerals.

  78. Fredrick S says:

    I always look for a timepiece with a high contrast face…such as white face/black hands or silver face with red hands. A modest size and weight is also desired.

  79. Ross Smith says:

    I like ones that don’t destroy my wrist hairs. Metal mesh bands are the best. I own several Skagens because I love the bands, simple style, and appearance for the price.

  80. R Hicks says:

    I look for large easy to read numbers and then comfort and style

  81. Daniel M says:

    i look for a white face/black letters and day/date

  82. jim lynam says:


  83. Brianna Shaw says:

    I would love this

  84. Joy says:

    I would look for quality.

  85. Shirley Hodge says:

    I look for style first and then timekeeping accuracy.

  86. patricia skinner says:

    I look for a large watchface also. I also look for style and comfort.

  87. Amy Swanson says:

    I look for comfort and reliability

  88. Trudy says:

    I look for comfort and reliability

  89. Mark says:

    I look for a long enough chain with strength.

  90. m chappelow says:

    I look for one that works

  91. Denise B. says:

    Style and price are what I look for in a Watch.

  92. paige chandler says:

    I look for style and comfort.

  93. Kim Ellison says:

    I look for accuracy, durability, and elegance in a watch.

  94. Goonar says:

    I like a big, flashy look because it’s the only piece of jewelry I wear.

  95. Bonnigene says:

    I want to have something that is easy to read!

  96. beth says:

    I want an interesting looking watch

  97. Thao says:

    I look for clear, big numbers because as much as I like the marked time spots I like seeing numbers more

  98. Angela Cisco says:

    I look for ways that the piece is unique

  99. Steve says:

    I look for elegance, but simplicity. I’m not big on a ton of dials, nor a gigantic grandfather clock size face.

    My work watch is a cheap $15 timex, but I break them all the time (work in construction).

    My every day watch is a Skagen:

    My dress watch is a Movado Museum. Simple, yet classy. It’s pretty much the perfect watch design for me.

    I realize the huge dial watches are in fashion right now, but I like the subdued look. Both of the non timex watches I wear are wafer thin with a face about the size of a quarter. I barely know they are there, other than the 15 times an hour I glance at my watch to see what time it is.

  100. Don D says:

    I look for a face that is easy to read and style as well. Use to be only style, but as I age and now need glasses…I want a watch that I can see when I don’t have glasses on.

  101. Kristin says:

    Anything with Indiglo and lots of beepy sounds. Or barring that, a fancy pocket watch like the one above.

  102. Angela Winesburg says:

    I look that its easy to read the time on! Thanks

  103. Michelle Tucker says:

    I look for something w/larger numbers. I want to be able to see it!

  104. Paula Hafner says:

    I have small wrist so I look for an adjustable wristband. I also look for a dainty face, easy-to-read face, durability, and it must look fashionable.

  105. randall robison says:

    I look for color and face design. thanks

  106. Francis says:

    I look for a dial that I can see, not only at night, but also in bright sunlight.

  107. Hoenig, E H says:

    Since I don’t sleep well, need a dial that I can read in the dark.

  108. Linda Lansford says:

    I look for accuracy

  109. crystle tellerday says:

    i look for a digital watch

  110. I look for style

  111. Jennifer says:

    I look for a big face too, so I don’t have to pull out my glasses to tell the time!

  112. I look for a small face in a watch.

  113. Melissa P says:

    I look for a watch that’s comfortable on my wrist.

  114. Virginia says:

    I like for a face with medium size numbers and with the date on it. Also, the wristband has to be well made as my husband can be a little rough on them.

  115. Lynda E says:

    I want my watch to have regular numbers and the date and be big enough to read without squinting.

  116. April V. says:

    I like a big face but not a big bezel.

  117. erma H says:

    I like the big numbers on it.

  118. todd hooper says:

    it should be mechanical and have nice hands. this fits the bill

  119. sheryl cullum says:

    Big numbers my eyes are getting worse as I age and hate having to remove my glasses to see small things

  120. Michelle Fosnaugh says:

    I like something unique….like the watches that flash designs and colors. I also HAVE to have the date on the watch.

  121. Jessica says:

    I look for a nice face and comfortability.

  122. Joseph says:

    I look for uniqueness when purchasing a wristwatch. Typically – semi-skeleton [inter-workings] of a watch, calendar [day & date], Silver in color, leather band

  123. susan wiener says:

    I look for a pretty watchband.

  124. sheila christensen says:

    I need a large face, large numbers, and I like an interesting design.

  125. Vera Prunn says:

    Style and clean easy to read display. WOuld love to win this for my husband.

  126. Amy-Amanda says:

    I really want a watch that is comfortable, beautiful and readable.

  127. Sally says:

    I look for one that is easy to read.

  128. Kristen says:

    I look for a watch that looks sexy on my husband… he collects pocket watches and I love a watch that looks sexy in his hand as he takes it out of his pocket.

  129. Anthony Edwards says:

    I usually look for a sturdy, well-made watch with a big typeface.

  130. Theron Willis says:

    I look for clock spring based analog technology in lieu of digital, as I prefer nonelectric items over those that depend on batteries.

  131. Graham says:

    Something as simple as possible.

  132. Jill L says:

    I want a watch with numbers I can read without having to find my glasses.

  133. Jen says:

    The Hubs generally wants a big, easy to read face and he wants a watch for his birthday later this month. This will be perfect!!!

  134. Allen Sisson says:

    I look for a easy to read face and a good fit.

  135. K. Cleaver says:

    I look for a good quality band for a wrist watch.

  136. Josh B says:

    I look for an interesting face design and layout.

  137. Debra B says:

    First I look for a watch band that fits me correctly plus I love watch faces that have character, not just numbers but something that is attractive to look at with a specific detail in the face itself, I like nice back ground color and if the face has awesome back grown color that allows me to quickly glance for the time and I can see it clearly then I am happy with it

    Thanks for the awesome giveaway

  138. Sarah Z. says:

    I look for quality in a good watch.

  139. ky2here says:

    I want a battery that can be changed without going to a jeweler.

    ky2here at msn dot com

  140. Pauline M says:

    I look for the right fit and more importantly, one that doesn’t irritate me when I’m on my desktop at work.

  141. Shay says:

    It’s a beautiful watch!

  142. zoe lee says:

    I look for a watch that is easy to read and has a chic, simple but elegant face. :) Thanks for this..Z

  143. Douglas Houston says:

    I like something with a stylish face and a comfortable band.

  144. daniel healey says:

    I look for easy to read numbers.

  145. Shannon Baas says:

    I look at fashion but also easiness to read.

  146. Margaret Smith says:

    I look for a face that has easy to read numbers.

  147. Tatum says:

    I mainly would like my pocket watch to make me look like a real pimp.

  148. Jeffrey L says:

    I look for glare and how it reads in direct light.

  149. Shane R. says:

    I look for a wristwatch that is small but easy to read and looks good with everything.

  150. Caitlin McClure says:

    Comfort, readability, and style.

  151. charline says:

    I lok for comfort it has to fit just right. The I look for style , I want to look it to good too.

  152. Joe K says:

    I look for simplicity and durability in a wristwatch. Simplicity fits my style. Durability is important because I tend to hit my wrist on things more often than not. Durable watches last though that.

  153. Robert F says:

    I look for;

    1) An easy to read face
    2) Accuracy
    3) Not too large
    4) Styling
    5) Price

  154. James says:

    The Orient Epoch is a great prize; nice work guys! There are a few things I look for and consider when purchasing a new wristwatch. While of course, not the most important element, price is certainly a major consideration. Purchasing a timepiece is usually a moderate investment, and to maximize the return on that investment, I have to consider all the opportunity costs associated with the purchase to ensure I am making the most of my purchasing power and budget. Another consideration is the wristwatch’s accuracy and overall brand reputation. When investing in a timepiece, I need to be assured that it will perform precisely and under pressure. The final–and arguably most important–consideration I make when purchasing a wristwatch is its aesthetic appeal. While a single timepiece is unlikely paired perfectly with all outfits and occasions, the ideal wristwatch is versatile enough to pair cleanly with a classic black suit, boast a large enough bezel to be seen under a french cuff when I remove my suit jacket, and be able to dress down enough to compliment jeans and a tweed jacket or pullover sweater.

  155. Zachary E. says:

    A wristwatch is all about balance. It has to balance function vs. aesthetic: can it be read easily? How does the readability affect its look? It also has to balance design, pulled between the inherently classic look of a wristwatch with modern styles and trends. With everything balanced, a wristwatch should acknowledge the classic tradition from where it came, but put a bold, modern spin on it.

  156. Thomas T says:

    I typically two things in a watch.
    1) Will I still like it in 10 years.
    2) Readability- can I read it quickly?

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