A better way to find Chinese homages

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Re: A better way to find Chinese homages

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Thanks for updating this.
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Great job, thanks.
I have stored both in my browser-favorites.
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djolemag wrote: March 9th, 2019, 4:24 pm Good job bro! So basically you are crawling aliexpress, since I see many search options there?


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He is not "basically crawling"...he will get paid if you click the links on his web site and/or buy the product - I don't know the details of the Aliexpress Affiliate Program.
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You are both right.

That data was crawled from Aliexpress, but, if you click the site's links before buying, I'll get a small share of that watch's price.
So far, it looks like that will be enough to cover the site's hosting.

However, you guys are not paying a cent more by clicking on those links and, if that's a problem, you can always use my site to filter and then buy them off of Aliexpress without clicking my site's links.
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useful tool, thanks for making this website. I don't mind the affiliated links myself but would be nice to mention that on the website just for sake of transparency...
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Thanks!
At some point, when I'll somehow stop being lazy, I'll write a text explaining how the site works, and the affiliate links will be one of the things I'll mention. I like transparency too.

I just finished extracting new data from Aliexpress, so everything will be up do date. This time, I also extracted watches with less than 10 reviews, but I added a filter for the minimum number of reviews in the search form.

Also, thanks to your kind suggestions, you'll now find a larger list of homages.
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Would you guys find it useful if my site also included the watches on Amazon.com?
I'm thinking it might be nice to have all the mainstream and Chinese brands in the same place.
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Post by TimemiT »

from a quality and precision point of view, there still is no substitute for what the main dealers produce ... the ZF, Noob, Kuvarsit, etc

even the stuff from Jackson, Helen or DSN are a step below the stuff that main factories put out

if you can find what happens to the excess case sets and parts that the large factories produce ... that would be fantastic!
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donnell wrote: May 17th, 2019, 4:28 am useful tool, thanks for making this website. I don't mind the affiliated links myself but would be nice to mention that on the website just for sake of transparency...
Done: https://www.homagefinder.com/about.php
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Re: A better way to find Chinese homages

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You can now also filter the watches by color.

When there are multiple versions of a certain product, my script checks if the seller mentioned any colors in their descriptions, which they don't always do. However, I think this should be useful.
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