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    Install a loud speaker and play classical music...

    Install a loud speaker and play classical music or better yet operas.
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    Smash and grab is very difficult to prevent. You...

    Smash and grab is very difficult to prevent. You are probably going to have to spend a few bucks of money and upgrade your interior and exterior security cameras. Get some nice hi-def color photos...
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    So whats the big deal with sanitizing frames all...

    So whats the big deal with sanitizing frames all of a suddden. In the past, we have not found it necessary to bother with any hygenic measures to prevent the transmission of the common Cold,...
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    Lens and frame delays

    Some of y'all have been wondering where your back ordered lenses and frames are. I think I found them.

    LA and Long Beach are pretty near at a stand still. It seems that there is a shortage of...
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    You got that right Robert. Both my son and...

    You got that right Robert. Both my son and daughter in law have Parkinson's Disease. They have both had DBS surgery and if Michael turns his off his tremors would make eating problematic.
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    As per Lensman11's post above a Dremel tool with...

    As per Lensman11's post above a Dremel tool with the appropriate wheel will do the trick but about half way through the job you will wonder just what were you thinking. Very tedious and time...
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    Poll: At a minimum always acknoledge a person when they...

    At a minimum always acknoledge a person when they come into your shop. Even Walmart has "greeters"
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    Mandatory COVID vaccines

    The Governors of Washington and Oregon just mandated COVID vaccines for all health care workers with stiff fines for noncompliant businesses. How will you handle employees who refuse to get...
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    So whats the issue here, My grandfather, an...

    So whats the issue here, My grandfather, an undertaker, never had to buy glasses or dentures in his entire life.
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    Let sleeping dogs lie.

    Let sleeping dogs lie.
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    Hard to serve two masters, ain't it.

    Hard to serve two masters, ain't it.
  12. Right on Uncle Festah. What would the damages be...

    Right on Uncle Festah. What would the damages be by refusing to give the gomer a few lenses? Nada, none, bupkus, zip point doodoo. A judge would laugh you out of his courtroom and there ain't a...
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    You can't sell anything from an empty pushcart....

    You can't sell anything from an empty pushcart. Gotta have tint tanks and samples. Have lotsa CR-39's in stock. Custom tint lenses with the customer at your side.

    Order that bigger boat that you...
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    Back in the day someone came out wuth a line of...

    Back in the day someone came out wuth a line of metal frames designed by Peter Max. It was very popular with the hippy crowd and we sold a passel of them. Hardly a day went by that someone didn't...
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    There are also a couple of schools in your neck...

    There are also a couple of schools in your neck of the woods. You might be able to find someone who knows his cookies right from the get go.
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    Since the beginning of time we used job trays...

    Since the beginning of time we used job trays starting with stone, then wood and finally plastic. They work slicker than snot. But today, some folks use thoose baggies that hang from a rack like your...
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    Everyone is experiencing problems with the supply...

    Everyone is experiencing problems with the supply chain these days, not just the eye care businesses. COVID and changes in the international commerce will be somewhat problematic for some time to...
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    I would drag out the old hand pan and a flat lap....

    I would drag out the old hand pan and a flat lap. A plano blocking body and some pitch will do the job.
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    In general, we all used to be "service centers"...

    In general, we all used to be "service centers" but the eyecare Mafia and the lack of talent killed that business model.
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    Warby Parker IPO

    Looks like Warby Parker is going to launch an IPO real soon now. Here is your chance to recover some of the money that you lost.
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    I have a box of undelivered eyewear out in my...

    I have a box of undelivered eyewear out in my garage going back to 1970. Some of it was paid in full, some not. I have made provisions in my last will and testement for these glasses go to my heirs...
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    There was additional action to the Sherman...

    There was additional action to the Sherman Anti-Tust legislation that caused the changes. AO signed a secret "consent decree"which addressed 'price fixing." In any case it was the start of the end of...
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    Why? What problems is he having? You can not...

    Why? What problems is he having? You can not improve on an asymptomatic patient/customer. It is usually best to let sleeping dogs lie. Unless there are some pecuniary interest involved in the...
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    When you are dealing with the "insurance" Mafia...

    When you are dealing with the "insurance" Mafia you have no choice but to do what Fat Tony says if you know whats good for you.
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    In my neck of the woods we find that all of our...

    In my neck of the woods we find that all of our health care providers, and we have a half dozen, are within walking distance of the hospital. Very convenient. Existing malls are ill suited for...
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