Comedy relief: Wristwatch

Two very well-off ladies went to the 168 mall in Divisoria on a lark.  As with so many other ladies of their kind, they could not resist the imitations of prestigious Swiss and French watches from China.  So they bought what they liked, thinking of which watch would match which outfit they had.  And so on and so forth…

A few days later, the two ladies attended an exclusive bankers’ event which featured genuine prestigious timepieces from Swiss and French watchmakers.  One lady wore her “faux Rolex” and the other wore her “faux Omega.”

The lady with the “faux Rolex” went through the “Rolex” display to compare her “168 mall purchase” with the genuine ones…  As she was busy studying the details and drooling at the various, genuine “Rolexes,”  her “faux Rolex” loosened from its faux leather strap and fell to the floor.  Harharhar!!!  Nobody noticed the “escapee” watch.  Embarrassed to pick it up, she kicked it all the way to the buffet table, where she could hide it under the voluminous skirting for the meantime.  Then, composing herself, she returned to the various stalls of the prestige watches… and continued drooling over the fabulous displays.

She sidled up to her friend who was wearing the “faux Omega” and related the hilarious incident and both laughed their hearts out.

As the evening drew to a close and as most of the crowd had left, she returned to the buffet table, lifted the pleated skirting, and surreptitiously retrieved her “escapee” watch.  The plastic cover had loosened but the watch was still working…

“Hey, it’s still working!  Do you think I can still get it repaired?”

“What???!!!  You’ll spend more for the repair than what you bought it for!  Just throw it away!!!”

“Ay, I don’t want to waste the Php 400.00 I paid for it!”

“Well, the Php 400.00 was certainly worth the embarrassment, wasn’t it???!!!”  retorted her friend.

Harharhar!!!   😛   😛   😛



  1. Enrique Bustos said,

    February 17, 2011 at 4:46 am

    In a Dinner Chito Madrigal-Collantes was a guest a good friend of Chito said Chito are you wearing the latest Cartier Watch can i take a look at it Chito showed the Cartier Watch the friend said Chito it’s a fake Chito answered Wag ka na maiingay dyan ako naman ang may gamit malalaman pa ba nila na fake ito. binili ko itong Cartier sa China ang daming fake doon na mukhang totoo.

  2. Anthony Locsin said,

    November 10, 2010 at 5:11 am

    They’ve been had. Those fake watches retail at around P180 to P200 if they haggle.

  3. Josh Moya said,

    October 28, 2010 at 1:25 pm

    Why the hell would someone buy a fake watch? You know deep inside that you are just fooling yourself. I would rather buy something nice and original that i can afford and spare myself of the embarrassment. They can buy a second hand watch if they really want one with a not-so-lucrative amount.

  4. larry leviste said,

    October 25, 2010 at 8:46 pm

    Besides it’s the LOOK not the LABEL anymore, although a good working watch is an essential accessory ALWAYS.

  5. Presy Guevara said,

    October 24, 2010 at 6:34 pm

    Toto, more of these amusing stories, please. Just shows us deception is inescapable among seekers of prestige.

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