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Old 02-20-08, 07:34 PM   #1
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How many of you have glasses?

I just got fitted for a pair today because after my wreck on friday I realized my nearsightedness was worse than I thought. Who else rides with glasses?
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Old 02-20-08, 07:40 PM   #2
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I have glasses. They are lost right now. It sucks.

edit: found them.

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Old 02-20-08, 07:41 PM   #3
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Me. I do everything in 'em though, ski, swim, all of it. Been hit twice with 'em on, but it was more of a veer in to me both times. Never fell off. They kind of make me nervous because I always get glass lenses so I don't **** 'em up immediately. Think I'd like Lasik someday. . .
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Old 02-20-08, 07:42 PM   #4
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I wore glasses all of my childhood, but now I wear contacts. Contacts are so much better. I would like Lasik but my prescription hasn't stabilized yet. I'm so blind its ridiculous.
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Old 02-20-08, 07:44 PM   #6
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I have glasses. If i didn't wear them every minute of everyday, I'd probably die.

Without them, I would have to be two inches (literally) away from this screen to read anything.
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I wear glasses everyday except for when it rains, like today. It's not so bad. I dont even notice mine anymore. Get some nice frames that seem durable and dont get too upset when they get beat up. I do everything in mine. My versace's still have some mud on the side from going spelunking in them this summer.
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i wear glasses in class and when i drive my car.
generally when i'm trying to not look cool.
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honestly i had stellar vision until about a year ago. I made 3 batches of homemade wine and now i cant see all that great. effin moonshine blindness. i really should do something about it but whateve.
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Old 02-20-08, 08:06 PM   #10
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Old 02-20-08, 08:09 PM   #11
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Glasses blow for any sort of sporting activity. Contacts are your friend.
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Old 02-20-08, 08:15 PM   #12
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i cant see worth a damn
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Old 02-20-08, 08:15 PM   #13
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Old 02-20-08, 08:16 PM   #14
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Glasses blow for any sort of sporting activity. Contacts are your friend.




THIS DUDE BEGS TO DIFFER!!! wooaaaaaaahhh
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Old 02-20-08, 08:17 PM   #15
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I've had glasses since I was two. My left eye is lazy, so there is a strong ass prescription on that side and clear glass on the right. Go figure. You can't tell but if I don't wear them for a few months i start to look all unfocused, like i just got punched.

Edit: oh, and I wore contacts for a few years...they were nice, but too big of a pain to take out and put in every day. Glasses are easier, and for sporting activities I just take 'em off. I guess that isn't an option if you need them on at all times, but it works for me.
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Old 02-20-08, 08:21 PM   #16
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I gots them bad eyes.
Sportin some golosinas on the daily.
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I want contacts again but I've been wearing glasses since I was in the 3rd grade.

When I wear contacts, I feel like I look like a jackass. I've got Clark Kent syndrome. Completely different person and no one recognizes me. I don't even get anything cool like xray vision to compensate.
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Have needed them since I was 7.
I currently have 3 pairs, two of them are NJS.



Currently rocking the Malcolm X digs...
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Old 02-20-08, 08:39 PM   #19
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Old 02-20-08, 08:40 PM   #20
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as someone whos ridden with him i'd say you should probably meet people before handing out judgements like some sort of internet demigod but whos gonna listen to me right?
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Old 02-20-08, 08:43 PM   #21
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Good friend wore thick glasses and had lasik done. Has 20/25 now and is happy. I was tested in high school and have 20/15. I can peak over and read others emails... easy.
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i used to wear contacts. but i was riding my motorcycle in them. and had one migrate at 160mph

plus you cant lifeguard in them
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Glasses ftw, I wore contacts for about 2 mo. in high school and hated them. Other than that, glasses since 2nd grade.
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So what about on sunny days? Prescription sunglasses, or normal sunglasses+contacts?
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