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    Essilor purchased by Luxottica

    (Charenton-le-Pont, France - March 10, 2005) - The Board of Directors of Essilor International, the world leader in ophthalmic optical products, today announced :




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    APRIL FOOLS!


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    How about
    "1800-contacts" has been purchased by Luxottica!:hammer:

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    Good one Spexvet!
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    Got me!!!!
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    When I logged on I was thinking of starting a thread like this. Looks like Sexpet beat me to the punch.

    Of course, I would of made it Essilor buying Shamir and went with it.

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    I thought I had entered the twilight zone !

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    Holy ****! You got me LOL.
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    Spexvet.......YOU ARE BAD!!!!!!!:) :cheers:

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    Scared me, great April Fool's.

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    for real

    the 1-800 contact lens deal with cole is now history as of yesterday

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    Quote Originally Posted by For-Life
    When I logged on I was thinking of starting a thread like this. Looks like Sexpet beat me to the punch.

    Of course, I would of made it Essilor buying Shamir and went with it.
    And I thought I was burning at the original post, I would have cringed and then cryed at your potential post. Now shamir buying essilor, worth a party.

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    HA HA HA I BELIEVED IT!!! that was a good one!

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    Re-post this in about 6 months to a year and you'll go from prankster to prophet ;-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blake
    Re-post this in about 6 months to a year and you'll go from prankster to prophet ;-)
    God, I hope not. The Varilux and Crizal brands (not to mention 49% of Transitions) in the hands of the Evil Empire would reeeeeeaaaalllly hurt.
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    Quote Originally Posted by harry a saake
    the 1-800 contact lens deal with cole is now history as of yesterday
    I didn't know that!:) Say what you will about Luxottica, but they are not nearly as slimy as Cole was.

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    give it a name...................

    Quote Originally Posted by drk
    I didn't know that!:) Say what you will about Luxottica, but they are not nearly as slimy as Cole was.
    They are selling you goods for money with one hand...................and take away your customers with the other.

    What would you call that?

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    Cole = "slimy"

    Lux = "brazenly arrogant"

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    Great April Fool! I yelped "What!!!!" when I read the topic.

    Congratulations.

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