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    King West Optical Optician Arrested

    Looks like Mr. Plimmer's temper finally got the better of him.

    www.citynews.ca/news/news_7637.aspx

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    Maybe Plimmer should buy a great glasses franchise. What a fiasco. (Did you notice the ultra chic glasses worn by the female cop when Plimmer was being led away?)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave Nelson View Post
    Maybe Plimmer should buy a great glasses franchise. What a fiasco. (Did you notice the ultra chic glasses worn by the female cop when Plimmer was being led away?)
    Here's today's follow-up story link.

    www.citynews.ca/news/news_7675.aspx

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    While Plimmer may be facing criminal charges, I suspect the College may have a strong case for professional misconduct.

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    Well ain't he just a splendid piece of work. Simply a stellar example of members of our profession. This footage is 'must-see' for all opticianry students: "How NOT to Deal with Anger and Agressive Tendencies"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave Nelson View Post
    While Plimmer may be facing criminal charges, I suspect the College may have a strong case for professional misconduct.

    Excuse me ???

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    Why bother ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gary View Post
    Why bother ?
    I'm not sure I understand your last post. Kindly explain.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Golfnorth View Post
    I'm not sure I understand your last post. Kindly explain.

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    The whole thing we are seeing & hearing is unbelievable . It's like a gas released that keeps expanding and expanding in air . The story just keeps getting bigger . It looks like cause for a misconduct hearing but excuse me , why bother, he's hurting himself and punishing himself as it is . Is a misconduct thing the way to go at all ? It might be that some form of compassion is needed to fix & deal with whatever the real problem is. It would be nice though to not have any more bad publicity for the profession.
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    What do Gr8 Gasses do ?

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    Still in business?

    So is this guy still open for business?

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    Should we send our licensing fees and Association fees to Silverman ? He seems to be trying to protect the public and doing a good job of it at no cost to us and effectively.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gary View Post
    What do Gr8 Gasses do ?
    DON'T BORHTER THEM ANYMORE, YOU'LL BE KILLED FOR SURE!

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    Now that's what I call "GOING OPTICAL"

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    Interesting...now he's changing his name....


    Silverman Helps Encounter Makes CNN As New Wrinkle Develops

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    how could this have gone on so long?

    Criminals never set up shop assuming they'll be caught.

    That said,
    • what's the complete history on this guy?
    • He's obviously unstable - how long has he been operating this store?
    • Have there been other complaints issued to regional boards?
    • Why hasn't the eye exam issue come up sooner - were no prescriptions ever released to patients who wanted them filled elsewhere?
    • If so, was there no effort on the part of those optical shops to determine the legitimacy of the Srx? Let's talk UPIN's people (is there some reason NOT to require them on an Rx?)
    • Did the supposed doctor next door feel no obligation to report him (could there be a case of professional if not criminal negligence)?
    • At what point did the issuing board(s) feel a need to investigate him - after the first, second, third or fourth broadcast?
    • How did he scoot under the radar of all the area reps - was the business not listed in the phone book?
    • Were there genuine products of any brand in the store - who sold them to him? Did they never rub shoulders with other reps?
    Frankly, I'm aghast, but not so surprised. If you let a wound fester enough...and then if you pour salt on it...

    I think sensational news is ridiculous and intimidating. There was absolutely no need for Silverman's repeated visits unless there is just no faith in the due process obtainable by legitmate peer review and licensing board/governmental investigation.

    I may not make any friends by saying this but I suggest Silverman could dig a bit deeper.

    To me this instance represents a wake-up call to all who would call themselves health care providers or who do business in related industries. There is a higher standard and it doesn't take much more effort to practice it.

    Do you know where your scruples are? :angry:
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    The guy is nuts. He obviously needs some help to say the least. The fact that he called Silverman back telling him he loved him only to lure him back tells us he's a complete wacko!!!

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    Plimmer

    I think Plimmer has a chance in pro baseball. Showed of a pretty solid arm slot and solid hip rotation with the snow balls. I think that maybe he should show up down in Florida or Arizona next week and tryout for the Braves or the White Sox.:idea: He definately could pitch for the White Sox this year especially coming out of the bullpen. They suck.

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    You know Adam Plimmer has hit the big time when CNN's Anderson Cooper features his story on his show. It's the most popular video right now on CNN's website:

    http://www.cnn.com/

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    Quote Originally Posted by Reload Bob View Post
    I think Plimmer has a chance in pro baseball. Showed of a pretty solid arm slot and solid hip rotation with the snow balls. I think that maybe he should show up down in Florida or Arizona next week and tryout for the Braves or the White Sox.:idea: He definately could pitch for the White Sox this year especially coming out of the bullpen. They suck.
    You must be kidding! He fight like a girl! And the sad part was... It took so many special task force to lock him up.:D

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    The coverage has done wonders for reviews of his business.

    http://toronto.ibegin.com/misc/king-...tical/reviews/

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    Runs an escort service. . . .

    and owns a massage parlour?!? Why is he trying to bend frames?!?

    :finger: :hammer: :finger:
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    Unbelievable! I hope the guy gets a serious attitude adjustment in the slammer. For his own sake, you can't treat customers the way it appears he has.

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