The Tick Tock of Comedy: How to Use a Diver’s Watch Bezel for Perfect Timing Onstage

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The Tick Tock of Comedy: How to Use a Diver’s Watch Bezel for Perfect Timing Onstage

Hello, comedy enthusiasts! It’s your friendly neighborhood comedy coach back with another juicy tidbit to help fine-tune your stand-up comedy and online comedy improv skills. This time we’re diving (pun intended) into the mysterious world of diver’s watches and the key role they can play in your comedy career. Here’s the low-down on how a comedian can use the bezel on a diver’s watch to monitor their time when they’re onstage.


Key Learning Points

  1. Understanding the Bezel: Every diver’s watch has a bezel with markers for 60 minutes. It might look a little different on each model, but it always serves the same purpose.
  2. How to Use the Bezel: To use it, simply rotate the bezel counterclockwise and align the timer with the minute hand. The bezel then becomes a manual reminder that doesn’t move with the minute hand. It doesn’t function like an alarm but serves as a visual cue to keep track of time spent.
  3. Bezel Use in Everyday Life: Even if you’re not a diver, the bezel can come in handy. Whether you’re timing a phone call, a workout, or baking a cake, the bezel is there for you. And, importantly for our comedy classes, it’s perfect for timing your set on stage!
  4. The Bezel and Safety: A crucial aspect of a diver’s watch is the unidirectional bezel. This design feature is particularly useful because if the bezel gets bumped and rotates, it only leads to surfacing earlier rather than later, eliminating the risk of running out of oxygen underwater. For comedians, this means even if you accidentally knock your watch, you won’t end up overrunning your slot!
  5. Bezel Variations: Bezels can look different across various watch models. Some have minute markers for the first 20 minutes for increased accuracy, while others offer full 60-minute markers. Choose a watch with a bezel that suits your needs the best.
  6. ISO 6425 Standard: This standard signifies a watch is water-resistant to at least 100 meters and the bezel is unidirectional. However, many established watch companies often exceed these standards without necessarily advertising them as such.

Our time together always seems to fly, doesn’t it? Whether you’re diving underwater or diving into a punchline, a diver’s watch can be an invaluable tool in managing your time. But remember, practice makes perfect – so keep those jokes coming, and keep an eye on the clock!

If you’re in the market for a new timepiece, we’ll include links to both Men’s and Women’s diver’s watches on Amazon at the end of this post. And as always, keep laughing, and we’ll catch you on the flip side!

Keep a watch for the next post, where we’ll dive even deeper (there’s that pun again) into more fun and practical comedy tools. Until then, keep those jokes rolling, and remember – time flies when you’re having fun!


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