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  1. When I served several years in corporate optical...

    When I served several years in corporate optical prison, we would have the typical discount shopper load up on CL's during the annual Thanksgiving Day sale. Then they would come back and want to...
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    "When you hear hoofbeats. Think horses, not...

    "When you hear hoofbeats. Think horses, not zebras."
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    Possibly just omitted the bifocal add?

    Possibly just omitted the bifocal add?
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    I had a police officer & a friend who had a .25D...

    I had a police officer & a friend who had a .25D change. The Dr. told him it was minor, I told him it was minor. His reply was that it was his money, his eyes and "damn it order the glasses". When...
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    Larry Crowne from 2011 according to IMDB.com. I...

    Larry Crowne from 2011 according to IMDB.com. I never heard of it. Obviously not quite as successful as Apollo 13.
    https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1583420/soundtrack/?ref_=tt_trv_snd
  6. Thread: New edger

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    Ah yes. The day the new practice manager came...

    Ah yes. The day the new practice manager came into my office asking why I was taking money out of petty cash to buy pantyhose.
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    Luzerne Optical in Wilkes-Barre, PA.

    Luzerne Optical in Wilkes-Barre, PA.
  8. There is a fine line between enthusiasm for your...

    There is a fine line between enthusiasm for your product, and a hard upsell. My predecessor at a medical practice pole-vaulted over that line. It took a long time to repair the damage she did.
  9. I worked for a national corporation for a few...

    I worked for a national corporation for a few years. They had various district contests. But, there was always some lame excuse for not awarding the prize. There was only one time when the district...
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    Hadn't finished my coffee. My apologies to the...

    Hadn't finished my coffee. My apologies to the doc.
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    Not a Dr. Never even played one on TV. But 2D...

    Not a Dr. Never even played one on TV.
    But 2D cyl. OD post cat, and only .50 OS pre surgery? Remember, "God doth love symmetry".
    It would be interesting to see the manifest refraction pre cataract...
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    Always under-promise and over-deliver. If you...

    Always under-promise and over-deliver. If you promise seven days and deliver in five, you're a hero. If you promise three and deliver in four, you're a bum.
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    Of if you remember that the Martin Copeland...

    Of if you remember that the Martin Copeland Whisper was the exact same shape, but one was odd eye sizes instead of even.

    I replaced a 1017 front and when the girl handed me the check I said, "Oh...
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    Business or personal? On business I'd think it...

    Business or personal?
    On business I'd think it would be included in you regular policy (fire, business interruption, inventory, etc). That is how my was when I had an independent business. ...
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    Ladies and gentlemen, we have a winner. Thank...

    Ladies and gentlemen, we have a winner. Thank you all for playing.
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    Years back at a big box location we had a cute...

    Years back at a big box location we had a cute kid's case and the reorder number was PS-2. It was shortly before Xmas and I took a phone call from a woman asking if we had any PS-2's in stock? ...
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    I never understood associates who loved to sit...

    I never understood associates who loved to sit with frame vendors looking at product. To me, it was a necessary evil. They are there to sell. I'm there to buy because I have to have product. I'm...
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    Nothing else to do on her lunch hour? We had a...

    Nothing else to do on her lunch hour? We had a guy that would come in for an adjustment every fourth week at the same time. It was the week his wife hosted her bridge club and she threw him out of...
  19. I receive two job ads in the mail yesterday. One...

    I receive two job ads in the mail yesterday. One from National Vision/America's Best, and the second from Cohens. Apparently there is a bit of a shortage in CT now.
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    Had a woman come in with her teenage daughter on...

    Had a woman come in with her teenage daughter on a Sat. There had been nothing satisfactory at the Dr.'s office. Tried on EVERY frame on the women's rack. Nothing up to their standards. Asked if...
  21. Sorry folks. I didn't realize that all these...

    Sorry folks. I didn't realize that all these blank areas would post. I've cleaned it up as best I can. You should have seen it before.
  22. Warby Parker attempting to change Connecticut statutes

    Received the following yesterday from the Connecticut Opticians Association:
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    Probably not a problem in my part of the state. ...

    Probably not a problem in my part of the state. After all those years, I figure I got the bulk of it in my lungs.
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    Wow. And you have a nice day also.

    Wow. And you have a nice day also.
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    $3,500? No problem. Picked up a bottle and...

    $3,500? No problem. Picked up a bottle and shipped it out to the "position without dimension". It took the post office a while to look up that zip code. Hopefully you'll get it by the time...
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