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    Can anyone explain....

    Why Casio put the "set+" button on the bottom of the watch and the "set- " at the top. It seems completely counter intuitive.
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    Clockwise -v- anti-clockwise?
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    Moderator - Central tribe125's Avatar
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    It doesn't seem more counter-intuitive than the alternative to me.

    If you visualise a list of numbers, for example, the lower ones are at the top.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tribe125 View Post
    It doesn't seem more counter-intuitive than the alternative to me.

    If you visualise a list of numbers, for example, the lower ones are at the top.
    I get what you're saying, but I can't think of a single other digital control mechanism that does it that way
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    Quote Originally Posted by OrangeSport View Post
    Clockwise -v- anti-clockwise?
    This

    Imagine if the two buttons were in the same sequence but on the top side of the watch .....they'd appear to be completely normal and intuitive then.

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    At least they marked 'set-' and 'set+'; in the early days some functions had to be 'discovered' by pushing 2 or 3 times, so that a button may refer to more than one function.

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    At least they marked 'set-' and 'set+'; in the early days some functions had to be 'discovered' by pushing 2 or 3 times, so that a button may refer to more than one function.
    Agree. Does not always make sense, but their is a method behind their madness......
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    Out of all the random stuff they print on a G-shock this is the counter-intuitive one?

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    Quote Originally Posted by crownpuller View Post
    Just because I like it
    Brilliant
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