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    Square? Rectangular? A bit curvy? What's your favourite sort of square-ish case?

    Not that I've ever owned one, but when I came across this photo (while searching instagram for photos of Poljoti) I realised that this is my favourite style of "square" case: the four corners making a rectangle not a square, with the sides then curved. It being Sunday morning I can't remember the correct word for it



    And then the dial confidently following the shape of the case - not just a standard circular dial inside the rectangular case, eg this edifice I once considered:



    I think when I was a kid this style must have been something I saw as quite grown up but not old fashioned. This more stretched out version of the style I'm not so keen on:

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    This one every time

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steppy View Post
    This one every time

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    I can see why
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    I like the TV Watch.
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    Quote Originally Posted by geoffbot View Post
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    But that is a round dial?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Samanator View Post
    But that is a round dial?
    He asked about case shape!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Der Amf View Post
    the four corners making a rectangle not a square, with the sides then curved. It being Sunday morning I can't remember the correct word for it
    Tonneau - French for 'barrel'. Like the kemner

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    Quote Originally Posted by geoffbot View Post
    Tonneau - French for 'barrel'. Like the kemner

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    Square? Rectangular? What's your favourite shape of cornered case?

    Quote Originally Posted by geoffbot View Post
    He asked about case shape!
    So is an octagon twice as good as a square or rectangle?
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