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How's your peepers?
20/20 and everybody is ugly 24%
I wear glasses 34%
I wear contacts 17%
I am a member of a goofy-ass religion that bans vision correction 10%
I see using delicate cybernetic implants 13%

Votes: 29

 Glasses make people ugly.

 Author:  Topic:  Posted:
Apr 19, 2002
 Comments:
No, if you wear glasses it will not make you ugly. In fact, some people look quite beautiful with glasses.

But vision correction makes everyone else around you uglier.

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If you have bad eyesight, try this experiment. Go to your local mall food court or other public place. Check out the members of the opposite sex (or whatever group of people gets your motor running) and get an idea of the attractiveness of the people you see.

A week later, return to the food court, but this time without your glasses/contact lenses/monocle. Compare. You will no longer be able to see all those pesky imperfections like wrinkles, small moles or female facial hair. Everyone (even members of the same sex) will be more pleasant to look at.

And unlike with beer-goggles, you can simply put your glasses back on and drive home safely.

       
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Well maybe.. (none / 0) (#1)
by DG on Sat Apr 20th, 2002 at 12:45:21 AM PST
You have to compare it with someone who can see well without the glasses.. for me people look like colored blobs 2 feet from me, i should get laser surgery it would be nice, but i'm not sure if i can get it
2002, DG. You may not reproduce this material, in whole or in part, without written permission of the owner.

Same here... (none / 0) (#2)
by gzt on Sat Apr 20th, 2002 at 06:40:56 AM PST
But they're bloody attractive colored blobs.


 
Unfortunately, (none / 0) (#3)
by hauntedattics on Sat Apr 20th, 2002 at 07:34:02 AM PST
I have 20/10 vision. And yes, it does make just about everyone else look like crap.



Do not lose hope! (none / 0) (#4)
by First Incision on Sat Apr 20th, 2002 at 08:18:49 AM PST
Simply wear someone else's glasses! Try to find a pair that doesn't give you a headache and doesn't make you bump into stationary objects.
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Do you suffer from late-night hacking? Ask your doctor about Protonix.

 
isn't it wonderful (none / 0) (#5)
by nathan on Sat Apr 20th, 2002 at 09:31:51 AM PST
Seeing remote objects without a telescope? I do wish my hearing was a bit better, though.

Nathan
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Hey! (none / 0) (#7)
by hauntedattics on Sun Apr 21st, 2002 at 07:54:09 AM PST
My hearing isn't that great, either. Maybe it's nature's way of evening out the odds.



 
Glasses (none / 0) (#6)
by Anonymous Reader on Sat Apr 20th, 2002 at 11:40:09 AM PST
My vision is about 20/0, which makes everybody very two dimensional.


 

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