One of our primary goals for the James Bond Watches group of interrelated websites has been to correct misleading records created by too-indulged vocal minorities.

  • Unsubstantiated watch forum posts claiming a so-called failure issue with Omega-Bond Seamaster bracelets. Myth: Busted!
  • Reckless insistence on one James Bond watch forum claiming that the Rolex 1016 Explorer model did not exist before Ian Fleming started writing On Her Majesty’s Secret Service in 1962. Myth: Busted!
  • Self-proclaimed expert “guarantee” that the Seiko Memory-Bank Calendar watch worn by Roger Moore in Moonraker is in the M354-5010 case. Myth: Busted!

Subscribers to an iPhone App called The Daily Stat from Harvard Business Review got a further bit of insight on how such fictions seem to achieve unmerited fact-status.

In online social spaces such as blogs, review sites, discussion forums, and social networking sites including Facebook, just 16% of users generate 80% of the messages posted about products and services, according to Forrester Research’s Josh Bernoff and Ted Schadler, authors of Empowered.

As always, is not only committed to providing its readers with substantiated fact — but also to showing you our sources, so you can check it out for yourselves.