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Hipster Alert! - helen-louise
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Hipster Alert!
There's a guy on this bus wearing glasses frames without any lenses in. WTF?

Current Location: On the 59 bus, going down Kingsway
Current Mood: amused amused

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softfruit From: softfruit Date: 24th April 2013 15:29 (UTC) (Link)
!!
maniackatie From: maniackatie Date: 24th April 2013 16:18 (UTC) (Link)
I require the ability to "like" this comment!
anansi133 From: anansi133 Date: 24th April 2013 16:42 (UTC) (Link)
If you polish optical glass enough, to within a micron of its life, it will turn invisible!

But glasses made of such fancy stuff are still useless as glasses, so it's still a mystery.
nitoda From: nitoda Date: 24th April 2013 22:14 (UTC) (Link)
Like!
johnckirk From: johnckirk Date: 30th April 2013 13:35 (UTC) (Link)
Are you sure that there weren't any lenses at all, or did you only see him from one side?

I had laser surgery on my eyes a while back, and they did one eye at a time. In between, that meant that one eye still needed glasses and the other eye didn't. I could have replaced the lens on one side with flat glass/plastic, but it didn't seem worthwhile just for a couple of weeks, so I removed that lens entirely. It probably looked a bit weird to other people, but it got the job done.
baratron From: baratron Date: 30th April 2013 19:03 (UTC) (Link)
I actually thought of that and checked! No lenses at all!

I thought maybe he was someone who'd just switched to contacts and was feeling weird without the weight of the glasses on his face, but is that a thing that people do?
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