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Can't use NATO???

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Re: Can't use NATO???

Post by Sidheguitarist » Wed Oct 03, 2012 10:07 am

I have a strong dislike of shit like this. But that's the law.
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Re: Can't use NATO???

Post by justsellbrgs » Wed Oct 03, 2012 10:09 am

ok, I won;t be dealing with IW ever....

btw -- got a "strap" of this style from JakeB.... excellent...
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Re: Can't use NATO???

Post by fastward » Wed Oct 03, 2012 10:11 am

justsellbrgs wrote:ok, I won;t be dealing with IW ever....
This.^

It may be the law, but its lame. :raised:

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Re: Can't use NATO???

Post by CesarG » Wed Oct 03, 2012 10:14 am

That's just ridiculous!

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Re: Can't use NATO???

Post by Graeme » Wed Oct 03, 2012 10:34 am

I had a problem too with Zulu straps. I have what I considered NATO type and Zulu type straps and got an email from county comm claiming that had the trademark for Zulu, so I just renamed them 2 ring or 4 ring Nylon straps.

So now you cannot use Zulu or NATO? it's time to come up with my own names. :)


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Re: Can't use NATO???

Post by CesarG » Wed Oct 03, 2012 10:38 am

Just call them Forged Above Ground straps. Or, FAG.

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Re: Can't use NATO???

Post by fastward » Wed Oct 03, 2012 10:40 am

At first, I thought that, like Pat, you couldn't figure out how to use a NATO strap.

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Re: Can't use NATO???

Post by FlyPenFly » Wed Oct 03, 2012 10:41 am

BRB, trademarking USA

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Post by Nomadz » Wed Oct 03, 2012 12:01 pm

Freekin scumbags....
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Re: Can't use NATO???

Post by craniotes » Wed Oct 03, 2012 12:07 pm

I just trademarked "Adam".

Sweet.

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Re: Can't use NATO???

Post by justsellbrgs » Wed Oct 03, 2012 12:39 pm

...and I just noticed this in the mwr thread....

http://www.medinasheriff.com/SORN/RONALD%20SABO.htm

this area of town is local to Clevelanders.....
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Re: Can't use NATO???

Post by four20 » Wed Oct 03, 2012 12:46 pm

i won't be placing that IW order now. the creepiness factor it too high for me since i've got a daughter :puke:

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Re: Can't use NATO???

Post by SCM64 » Wed Oct 03, 2012 1:02 pm

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Re: Can't use NATO???

Post by jeckyll » Wed Oct 03, 2012 1:13 pm

Lame.

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Re: Can't use NATO???

Post by T.R. » Wed Oct 03, 2012 1:55 pm

A buddy of mine got banned from a sales board for using the term ZULU to sell his ZULU straps because of shit like this.

I'm glad you posted this deal about the NATO's. I'd have thought that NATO would be the only organization to have been able to trademark this name or term. I guess NATO will now have to call themselves something else.

Fairly smart thinking by Internationally Gay Watchman, but a huge backfire in the long run, I do believe. :naughty:

Unfuckingreal. :raised:

I like the way Cesar thinks... Forged Above Ground straps. :thumbsup:

And now I don't think we can say "Adam" anymore without getting sued. Shit, man, that blows. :doh:

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unixshrk wrote: I'll put it on a nice NATO for you. :shifty:

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Re: Can't use NATO???

Post by dshap » Wed Oct 03, 2012 1:58 pm

justsellbrgs wrote:...and I just noticed this in the mwr thread....

http://www.medinasheriff.com/SORN/RONALD%20SABO.htm

this area of town is local to Clevelanders.....

This is the IW guy? :shock:
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Re: Can't use NATO???

Post by T.R. » Wed Oct 03, 2012 1:58 pm

fastward wrote:At first, I thought that, like Pat, you couldn't figure out how to use a NATO strap.
That's killer. :rock: :rock: :rock: :roll:
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unixshrk wrote: I'll put it on a nice NATO for you. :shifty:

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Re: Can't use NATO???

Post by FlyPenFly » Wed Oct 03, 2012 2:48 pm

From now on, when I list a watch on NATO, I'll just list it as:

FS: Rolex Sub on North Atlantic Treaty Organization strap

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Re: Can't use NATO???

Post by Sidheguitarist » Wed Oct 03, 2012 5:36 pm

^^^Perfect.

Unless, of course, you are listing on the mwr forum: in that case, use T.R.'s idea, as in: "FSOT: lightly used Internationally Gay Watchman Straps, 22mm, 3 colors available. Grey, Black, and Bond..."

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Re: Can't use NATO???

Post by dukerules » Wed Oct 03, 2012 5:50 pm

Ultra lame.

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Re: Can't use NATO???

Post by Ryeguy » Wed Oct 03, 2012 6:45 pm

justsellbrgs wrote:...and I just noticed this in the mwr thread....

http://www.medinasheriff.com/SORN/RONALD%20SABO.htm

this area of town is local to Clevelanders.....
Holy Shite! This is the same name as the owner and the right area. I can't say for sure it is the same Ron Sabo, but it would be one hell of a coincidence if it was not.

You can see the IW company info here: http://www.manta.com/c/mmcbjv1/international-watchman

Never bought from them in the past....never going to in the future. I have 0 sympathy for this offense.

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Re: Can't use NATO???

Post by toxicavenger » Wed Oct 03, 2012 6:58 pm

hks3sgte wrote:Just call them Forged Above Ground straps. Or, FAG.
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :thumbsup:

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Re: Can't use NATO???

Post by deepcdvr » Wed Oct 03, 2012 8:16 pm

I've had good customer service from IW in the past.

I know he got slammed by Panerai and lost money on some watches he built that he couldn't sell - maybe that's why he went out and decided that "if you can't beat them..."

It doesn't phase me one way or another :shrug:
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Re: Can't use NATO???

Post by CGSshorty » Wed Oct 03, 2012 8:22 pm

deepcdvr wrote:I've had good customer service from IW in the past.

I know he got slammed by Panerai and lost money on some watches he built that he couldn't sell - maybe that's why he went out and decided that "if you can't beat them..."

It doesn't phase me one way or another :shrug:
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