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Question: Do you typically wear sunglasses when its sunny outside?
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« on: April 11, 2012, 01:18:33 am »
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I like to wear sunglasses when it is sunny out but I don't always wear them because sometimes it is nice to show off my face. Tongue
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« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2012, 01:20:58 am »
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I have nice sunglasses... plus with the Australian sun and the amount of squinting required... one word... wrinkles.
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« Reply #2 on: April 11, 2012, 01:23:24 am »
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The #1 determinant in whether I wear sunglasses is my degree of inebriation. Sun is merely the most important afterthought.
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« Reply #3 on: April 11, 2012, 01:24:19 am »
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I don't even own a pair.
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« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2012, 04:32:28 am »
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Sadly I cannot, as I wear prescription spectacles.  However I do tend to avoid the problem by not going outside during the daylight hours, or at least minimizing this sort of hazardous behavior.
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« Reply #5 on: April 12, 2012, 05:20:42 am »
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Not typically. I only own one pair and I've had them for about 5 years and they're really cheap.
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« Reply #6 on: April 12, 2012, 08:02:09 am »

I have no sunglasses. I always thought people looked a bit ridiculous in them.
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« Reply #7 on: April 12, 2012, 08:03:51 am »
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I don't even own a pair.
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« Reply #8 on: April 12, 2012, 08:03:55 am »
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« Reply #9 on: April 12, 2012, 12:44:49 pm »
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It's 2012, so I'm obviously obligated to sport a pair of colorful Wayfarers:

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« Reply #10 on: April 12, 2012, 12:57:10 pm »
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I have nice sunglasses... plus with the Australian Nevada sun and the amount of squinting required... one word... wrinkles.
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« Reply #11 on: April 12, 2012, 04:39:57 pm »
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I don't even own a pair.
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I strongly dislike the sensation of an object resting on my face. Thank goodness for contact lenses. I'd be blind as a bat otherwise.
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« Reply #12 on: April 12, 2012, 04:47:07 pm »
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Yes- especially whn I drive
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« Reply #13 on: April 12, 2012, 05:10:58 pm »
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Sadly I cannot, as I wear prescription spectacles.  However I do tend to avoid the problem by not going outside during the daylight hours, or at least minimizing this sort of hazardous behavior.

I also have prescription lenses, and I can't avoid daytime driving when I have some light sensitivity. For the last half dozen years I have found frames that have magnetically attached sunglasses designed to fit the frame. Its then easy to switch from outdoor to indoor by pocketing the sunglasses.
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« Reply #14 on: April 12, 2012, 05:40:38 pm »
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I have no sunglasses. I always thought people looked a bit ridiculous in them.

Wearing sunglasses is good for your eyes, especially if you live in areas with strong and consistent sunlight. I suppose that isn't a "problem" in Sweden. Tongue

I always wear sunglasses when driving and it's sunny out. And if I know I will be walking around during the day a lot, I usually remember to grab them but they are usually just in my car.
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« Reply #15 on: April 12, 2012, 05:51:26 pm »
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No, mostly because I don't own a pair.
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« Reply #16 on: April 12, 2012, 07:40:47 pm »
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Never leave the house without them.
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« Reply #17 on: April 12, 2012, 07:44:07 pm »
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No. I mean I own some but they're not very stylish, and they're kind of tight. I'll probably save up for some decent wayfarers or something in a few months.
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« Reply #18 on: April 12, 2012, 07:45:41 pm »
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I look hilariously dodgy in sunglasses, so no.
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« Reply #19 on: April 12, 2012, 08:50:02 pm »
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I have prescription sunglasses, so I usually wear them.  I also like looking like I'm bringing in a shipment from Columbia.  Wink
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« Reply #20 on: April 12, 2012, 11:37:36 pm »
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I usually wear sunglasses whenever its sunny, but the main reason is to protect the eyes from UV light, especially in CO.  It's ridiculously strong in higher elevations.  Before vacation, I'm gonna pick up myself a pair of Oakley Gascans online.  My eyes have always been sensitive to sunlight.
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« Reply #21 on: April 13, 2012, 05:42:46 am »
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I also have prescription lenses, and I can't avoid daytime driving when I have some light sensitivity. For the last half dozen years I have found frames that have magnetically attached sunglasses designed to fit the frame. Its then easy to switch from outdoor to indoor by pocketing the sunglasses.

I think that sounds nice, but alas my choices are somewhat limited here.. partly by what's available, partly by lack of ability to communicate to find very obscure items, and lastly by poverty.

I look hilariously dodgy in sunglasses, so no.

It sounds strange to see you use the word 'dodgy' - it seems a non-archaic Americanism, not what I expect from you.  I do not doubt that your use of this term is dodgier than sunglasses would be..
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« Reply #22 on: April 13, 2012, 12:43:39 pm »
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Never.

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« Reply #23 on: April 13, 2012, 01:02:33 pm »
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Only when I'm driving, it's sunny, and I'm wearing contacts; I feel awkward when I hide my face.
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« Reply #24 on: April 13, 2012, 01:03:24 pm »
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It sounds strange to see you use the word 'dodgy' - it seems a non-archaic Americanism, not what I expect from you.  I do not doubt that your use of this term is dodgier than sunglasses would be..

Dodgy isn't an Americanism, mon.
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