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    Warby Parker issued an official apology

    I didn't think this would upset anyone.
    Last edited by haliopt; 01-14-2019 at 05:44 PM. Reason: I didn't think this would upset anyone.

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    That was stupid.

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    Redhot Jumper That was smart and the right thing to do..............................

    Quote Originally Posted by Warby Parker

    Following several months of scrutiny and pressure from animal rights groups, glasses manufacturer Warby Parker issued an official apology Tuesday, expressing regret for years of testing trademark eyewear fashions on animals before introducing the styles to customers.

    That was smart and the right thing to do..............................

    With all the money they are pouring into their publicity, they do not want any enemies among animal lovers, as there are many of them that use and need glasses.
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    so serious
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    I don't know. It just didn't do it for me. Just like the thing where they had the glossary of optical terminology. Plus, did they have to use the F word?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris Ryser View Post
    That was smart and the right thing to do..............................

    With all the money they are pouring into their publicity, they do not want any enemies among animal lovers, as there are many of them that use and need glasses.

    and Chris still thinks The Onion is a real news outlet....

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    I really liked the picture of the rabbit with it's head locked in a pillory. I would have placed its little feet in there also to complete the picture, but it still suggests, to my mind, that WP's clients are the rabbits.

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    ..............its not what Chris thinks,

    Quote Originally Posted by Kwill212 View Post

    and Chris still thinks The Onion is a real news outlet....



    ..............its not what Chris thinks, it is anything that has a decent website ranking, that counts.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris Ryser View Post
    ..............its not what Chris thinks, it is anything that has a decent website ranking, that counts.

    How can you still not be getting this? Yes The Onion is a very successful and popular website, and at one time print newspaper. But, The Onion is a satirical newspaper. I'm not calling them "fake news". They quite literally make up stories as satire. Their stories are not real. How could you read any story there and not understand it is made up? WP obviously did not do any testing on animals, and did not apologize for it.

    It makes as much sense as this story.

    Viagra Announces Real Medicine That Gave Customers Erections Was Confidence All Along


    NEW YORK—In a surprise announcement Tuesday, pharmaceutical giant Pfizer revealed that the blockbuster drug Viagra contained absolutely no active ingredients and that, all along, “the real medicine” that had been giving its users erections was confidence. “While many of our customers thought they were taking a PDE5 inhibitor to encourage blood flow to the penis, the truth is these pills were just placebos—


    IT'S NOT REAL.

    It's like playing chess with a pigeon....

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    Redhot Jumper warby parker issued an official apology ..................................

    Quote Originally Posted by haliopt View Post

    warby parker issued an official apology

    i didn't think this would upset anyone.



    Quote Originally Posted by wikipedia

    the onion is an american digital media company and newspaper organization that publishes satirical articles on international, national, and local news. Based in chicago, the company originated as a weekly print publication on august 29, 1988 in madison, wisconsin.

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    .................................I stand corrected, my apologies for not checking back on it, when first advised of the fact right here on OptiBoard.
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    Quote Originally Posted by haliopt View Post
    I didn't think this would upset anyone.
    For what it's worth, I thought it was hilarious!

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