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    Never mind. It was George Spratt.

    Never mind. It was George Spratt.
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    Accordig to my calculations your customer is...

    Accordig to my calculations your customer is eventually going to become presbyopic. If you dont take the PD now, you, too, will turn presbyopic, in which case if you try to take a PD when that...
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    a backwards image phenomenon

    They are upside down. You're sitting on your head!!!!! You need to stand up before you get a terrible headache.
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    Leave it alone ....you'll probably spend it he...

    Leave it alone ....you'll probably spend it he wont have a leg to stand on!!
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    Yes. I had several pair. I was fortunate to know...

    Yes. I had several pair. I was fortunate to know John Davis at AO at the time. So, I got a few pair. However, as I recall, the Army bought the entire inventory and no more was sold.. But, what do I...
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    I need help from a fellow Ancient Alien..... In...

    I need help from a fellow Ancient Alien..... In Los Angeles cir 1970 the optical biz was dominated by my ex-boss Russell Stimson/Superior Optical Co.and another big shot who sold out to US Steel. If...
  7. Thread: ptosis crutch

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    Chip...my apologies. You aint no Skip!

    Chip...my apologies. You aint no Skip!
  8. Thread: ptosis crutch

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    Thank you, Chris and all you guys who enriched my...

    Thank you, Chris and all you guys who enriched my personal professional life.
    And, foitha more (my new york answer!) all you youngins should know you're under the tutilege (sp!) of genuine pros...
  9. Thread: ptosis crutch

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    Ahhh... for the pride of good ptosis crutch maker

    Hi Joe
    Its been so many years since I visited the Board I'm embarrased to say. But, I caught your comment surrounding ptosis crutch. You are 100% right about marketing. In fact, opticianry has...
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    re: corrosion

    Pretty Pleez, Oh, Pleez, Uncle Chris.
    Can I watch when you do it.
    That would be sooo cool.
    I'm sure at 6:00 am nobody's doing "the wild thing."
    But, imagine if . . . . .
    Just blasting someone...
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    re: corrosion

    What was the oxidation developing on? Was it a Union or a Confederate horn? If the bugle was brass, then there's a good chance the oxidation was just that ...copper oxide, etc. which is not so much...
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    Re: UV/gas emissions

    Hi, Chris

    The way curable powders are made today, the initiators are made to activate within the range of 350 - 425mu. This allows curing lamp mfg's the opportunity to build systems that cure a...
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    re: uv emission

    Thank you, Chip

    asw
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    Need help on a physical optics question

    Hi, Everybody
    Having been an optician 38 years with college training, one would think I could at least know the source for the answer to this question since it is related to physical optics....
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    Scene 1

    As I look at the posts in this thread I note the span and interval of time of everyones comments.
    Is this a reflection of the thinking of our professions membership? If so, no wonder...
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    Dear Ecymosis

    I think I understand where you're coming from or want to go. But, you cannot economize into profitability. You can economize into better cashflow. And, that better cashflow might allow you to enhance...
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    You're so right, Chip . . . . . "They...

    You're so right, Chip . . . . .

    "They tortured us . . . forced us to flee across the desert . . . . put us in ovens . . . forced us to live in famine and pestulance. OK, enough. Let's eat!"
  18. Thread: walmart optical

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    Uhhh...Excuse my paradigm!

    This thread seems to linger on and on. Not that I disagree with any of it. I really see some keen observations here. I'd like to contribute mine as having once been a WMVC manager, I might have stuck...
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    Looking for experienced multiunit supervisors

    If you are a former or present multiunit supervisor looking for change and challenge we may have an opportunity for you. Positions wil require individuals who have had 5 years technical experience...
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    Yeh, thats the ticket! Like I said . . . it's...

    Yeh, thats the ticket!
    Like I said . . . it's been since I was a puptician!
    Thanks.
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    Re: 20/20 as perfect vision

    Ever since I was a "puptician" it was my understanding that 20/20 is not perfect vision, but is normal vision and is further defined as an individual being able to see an object that subtends a 5...
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    To quote the Geico caveman . . . ....

    To quote the Geico caveman . . . .
    "uhhhh....what?"
    Don't know about where you live, but here where I live in Texas there's a whole lot of moolah gettin thrown around. Sure, there's a WallyWorld on...
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    Dear Stephen . . .

    In defense of Orangezero . . .
    He has the right to say what he wisheS, hire who he wishes, be where he wishes, go where he wishes, practice how he wishes. He also has the right to set standards of...
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    Dear Orangezero

    May the flees of a thousand camels infest your armpits!
    Remember, folks . . . . you hoid it here foist!
    The dawn of a new day . . . . the disposable optician.
    It's attitudes like that . . . that...
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    Right on, Chris . . .

    Should we tell em where Essilor gets some of its lens designs? As far as I can tell from "sources" (actually a relative I never knew I had) who also flies around shooting at Hezbalah dudes in his...
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