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    Well I certainly qualify for that title, I...

    Well I certainly qualify for that title, I havenít shaved in two months!
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    Eight Miles High

    Weíve probably posted this already, if so, worth posting again,

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ymkBEhdHBE
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    Thanks for the kind words Brah. But I traded my...

    Thanks for the kind words Brah. But I traded my edger for a tractor and have retired to my farm in Illinois last month. No more masks all day or dealing with Mrs. Pickybritches’ nose pads!
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    The best line I ever came up with for multi-pair...

    The best line I ever came up with for multi-pair sales;

    ” Progressive lenses are the Swiss Army knife of lenses. But I wouldn’t use the screwdriver on one to build a house. I’d get a power tool,...
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    And as far as Opticians “reinventing themselves...

    And as far as Opticians “reinventing themselves “....Sorry, but I gotta laugh at that statement. The vast, vast, vast majority in the field have never even thought of going to a CE event, let alone...
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    ..... Until IOL’s, surgeries and stem cell...

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    Until IOL’s, surgeries and stem cell push eyeglasses into museums. ( which will come sooner than you think). Independent Opticianry is on life support already, unless you partner up with an...
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    Today’s Opticians are the 1900’s blacksmiths....

    Today’s Opticians are the 1900’s blacksmiths. Ultimately regulated to history books.
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    My 2 cents as a hyperope; With total backside...

    My 2 cents as a hyperope;

    With total backside design PAL’s, it creates a bi-convex design in the umbilic, not following eye rotation as well as total front side or duel surface designs.
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    Black Juju? Well my baby got a black cat bone.. ...

    Black Juju? Well my baby got a black cat bone..


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i_6yq_wNNHE
  10. Reminds me of a joke, but with a different...

    Reminds me of a joke, but with a different twist...

    Optician asks an O.D., “ Would you do business with Brad Scott for a million dollars?”

    O.D. Replies, “ Well, sure! “

    Optician then asks, “...
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    The common theme of this thread is that copies of...

    The common theme of this thread is that copies of scripts are freely given “ when requested by the patient.” If I’m not mistaken, a copy is to be given upon completion and payment of the exam. Not if...
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    Using the SmartDrill; 1. You’ll want to move...

    Using the SmartDrill;

    1. You’ll want to move the lenses to the drill’s clamps fairly quickly from the edger when edging super-hydro coated lenses to avoid de-blocking ( once de-blocked, it will be...
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    Eddie Van Halen: Dead at 65... Quite an...

    Eddie Van Halen: Dead at 65...

    Quite an influence on guitarist late 70’ onward. Always pushing the edge of what a guitar can do. ( he wasn’t the 1st to incorporate tapping, but he certainly got...
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    Robert! How did you get a pic of my...

    Robert! How did you get a pic of my cornea-retinal replacement? I initially didnít like the color differences between my right and left eyes, but itís lead to numerous sci-fi film appearances!


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    Steve! I hope you’re having a fantastic Birthday!...

    Steve! I hope you’re having a fantastic Birthday! I raise a Buschkie to you!
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    Thank you Steve for keeping it available while it...

    Thank you Steve for keeping it available while it still is. Too anyone that doesn't know of Darryl Meister; He was one of the greatest optical minds in modern times whom left this Earth way too soon....
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    note to self: contact Washington to collect my...

    note to self: contact Washington to collect my check for not working my land....
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    Neil Young; "Down by the River" '94 Farm Aid...

    Neil Young; "Down by the River" '94 Farm Aid concert.

    Neil was one of the original organizers for Farm Aid. Now, I'm gonna see if he can help me with mine...

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    This is what I like about OptiBoard, always...

    This is what I like about OptiBoard, always something to learn. Thanks!
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    Could you elaborate?

    Could you elaborate?
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    If these were spherical lenses, they would pass...

    If these were spherical lenses, they would pass (there's no power at 180). But if they were aspheric/atoric they would fail (asphric centers would be off 3mm each).
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    What about an old fashioned no line bifocal?...

    What about an old fashioned no line bifocal? Nice, wide distant vision and relatively large reading area.
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    You absolutely can decenter a low power at 180...

    You absolutely can decenter a low power at 180 *spherical* lens for either cutout reasons or thickness considerations. To answer the OP’s question, as Kwill mentioned, if the surfacing lab...
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    Most high index lenses have a higher specific...

    Most high index lenses have a higher specific gravity (heavier) than cr39. 1.60 has about the same as cr. Unless your 1.60 lenses are substantially thinner (less material), than cr, they will weigh...
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    Is Frames Data still relevant (needed)? I haven’t...

    Is Frames Data still relevant (needed)? I haven’t used them in over 15 years.
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