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    On a similar note: I was a firefighter/EMT for...

    On a similar note: I was a firefighter/EMT for may years. We often were dispatched to an accident with "possible injuries". Waited for years for an accident with "impossible injuries"?
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    14156Hilco Xmas promotions from the 80's. I...

    14156Hilco Xmas promotions from the 80's. I used to buy them sight unseen. The little ones moved until the music started to drive us crazy and we took the batteries out.
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    I worked at AO on Market St. in Hartford, CT. ...

    I worked at AO on Market St. in Hartford, CT. We always liked you guys.
  4. Pt after trying on every frame in the place: ...

    Pt after trying on every frame in the place: "I"ll get a new frame, right? I don't want a frame that other people have tried on."
    Me: "Should I throw out all those frames that you've tried on?"
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    I used to tell the techs I worked with that I...

    I used to tell the techs I worked with that I don't care if you increase or decrease the power, but when you start rotating the axis I will: Steal your lunch, slash your tires and still take you out...
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    We used to hand out a card I wrote that said: ...

    We used to hand out a card I wrote that said:


    The PD is only one of numerous measurements required to fabricate glasses. It is the responsibility of the person fabricating and dispensing the...
  7. Thread: PD in PAL

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    If the error is the Rx, it's a prescribing error....

    If the error is the Rx, it's a prescribing error. If the error is the PD, it's a fitting error. I wish I had a dollar for every time I heard, "Fitting heights or PD's or base curves are wrong, but...
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    For those of you who might need a refresher. ...

    For those of you who might need a refresher. American Optical Prescription Laboratory Training Manual (Copyright 1946)
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    No where in Ohio warm enough. Tucson or Hawaii...

    No where in Ohio warm enough. Tucson or Hawaii maybe. :cool:
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    Like fine wine, drilling oil improves with age. ...

    Like fine wine, drilling oil improves with age. Still 1/3 full. Make me an offer. If shipping to any location warmer than CT, must be personally delivered by wife and me. You pay all costs.
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    Old companies? Too many to remember. B&L,...

    Old companies? Too many to remember.
    B&L, Martin Copeland, Fairfield, Liberty, Optyl/Terri Brogan, Charmant, Fratelli Lozza, Universal, Art Craft, Team, L'Amy, Rodenstock, Tart, Menrad...............
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    Big aviator metal frame with the lenses held in...

    Big aviator metal frame with the lenses held in with "clips" that curve around the front of the lenses? It may be the style where the bride section rotates forward from the nose and up toward the...
  13. Had that happen one time and mentioned it to the...

    Had that happen one time and mentioned it to the Dr. His reply was, "Too clear huh? Well, that's George."
    George was the curator at a museum. A very nice guy, but a little odd.
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    When I was an EMT, we used to say that if the...

    When I was an EMT, we used to say that if the number of meds was greater than the number of letters in their last name, it was going to be a bad call.:smile:
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    "Good, fast and cheap."? You can only have any...

    "Good, fast and cheap."?

    You can only have any two of the three.
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    Seven more days of cracking lenses and I'll be...

    Seven more days of cracking lenses and I'll be joining you as the chief market runner. Won't be shopping at the Costco in Rogue River, but do have a vacation to Utah scheduled for Sept. I'll face...
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    As I recall, we paid about $15 - $20. Shipping...

    As I recall, we paid about $15 - $20. Shipping to Canada looks to be about $12. $30 (American) and it's all yours. If your Pt isn't interested, no hard feelings.
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    It's an elastic strap about 3/8" wide that goes...

    It's an elastic strap about 3/8" wide that goes around the head with a foam lined pad in the front with a plastic hook that goes down and holds up the bridge of the glasses. Try the link below.

    ...
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    http://www.optiboard.com/forums/image/jpeg;base64,...

    http://www.optiboard.com/forums/image/jpeg;base64,/9j/4AAQSkZJRgABAQAAAQABAAD/2wCEAAkGBxQTEhQUEhMWFhUWGBgUFhcUGRQXFBcUGBcYFxUVGBYYHCggGRolHBQUITEhJSkrLi4uFx8zODMsNygtLisBCgoKDA0NDgwMDywZFBkrKysrKysrKy...
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    Mid June 1976 for American Optical in Hartford,...

    Mid June 1976 for American Optical in Hartford, CT.
    39 years times 50 weeks times 5 days a week = 9750 days
    Ignore the 7 straight years without a vacation when I had my own business.
    Ignore the...
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    Because we fit the glasses to your head, not the...

    Because we fit the glasses to your head, not the table. If you were a block head, we would fit them to the table.
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    They were originally Winters Chemical. You might...

    They were originally Winters Chemical. You might try searching under that name. You're right, they were great to deal with.
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    Licensed Optician CT (Windham County)

    Ophthalmology practice in Willimantic, CT is seeking a Licensed Optician. Must be experienced with patient contact, lab work, insurance billings, and frame purchasing/inventory control.

    Quality...
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    LOL. I now make tea at home in the morning. ...

    LOL.

    I now make tea at home in the morning. Couldn't take the omnipresent (2 bonus points for the big word?) drama every morning at any of the DD's on the way. It's 33 miles, so give a guess...
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    But are there Dunkin' Donuts in Seattle? ...

    But are there Dunkin' Donuts in Seattle? Starbucks has always tasted like battery acid to me. (I know that comment will get me hate mail.)
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