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  1. The_2nd_G

    The_2nd_G Oakley Beginner

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    I was just aimlessly searching "Oakley" on the internet after purchasing a new pair of Flak Jackets and I came across this forum. I must say that what I thought of as an obsession is nothing compared to what I've seen here! Wow.

    Here's my hopefully not-too-long story about how I became a fan of Oakley sunglasses...

    In 1997, my friend's dad (I'll call him "Mr. C") was visiting from Cincinnati. He had a pair of original M Frames, and having never seen them before, I told him I thought they were cool. That was the only time we ever met, since unfortunately, about six months later, Mr. C passed away. My friend whent home to Cincinnati to attend the funeral and take care of his dad's estate. When he came back, he called me and told me he had something for me. His dad actually left the M Frames for me in his will! Well, that initial pair of Oakleys (and the incredible gesture made by Mr. C) hooked me instantly.

    Sixteen years later, I have the descendant of the original pair (they were replaced twice by Oakley--once FOC, the other time for $50), together with a pair of Straight Jackets, two original Half Jackets, a pair of Monster Dogs, the aforementioned brand new pair of Flak Jackets, and lots of interchangable lenses. If you ask my wife, she'll say it's crazy having that many pairs of glasses. Obviously, as I said, it pales in comparison to some of you.

    Now, let me continue poking around the forums!

    GG
     
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  2. Oakley-olic

    Oakley-olic Oakley Expert Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    :welcome: to the forum. Nice story. If your wife thinks you're crazy now just wait til you get on the exchange forum.:)
     
  3. washi me sensie

    washi me sensie The Oakley R┼Źnin

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    great story bro! welcome to the forum!
     
  4. OakleyFrankFMJ

    OakleyFrankFMJ The Legend - - Vlad the Impaler Premium Member Lifetime Member

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  5. Fuelcell

    Fuelcell Oakley Beginner

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    At first I was going to give you a COOL STORY BRO but then I realized it is actually a great story :).
     
  6. Teetogreen

    Teetogreen Oakley Collector

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    Welcome, great story. It doesn't get any easier with the wife. Good luck.
     
  7. OakleyGuru379

    OakleyGuru379 What is that thing?!

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    Welcome to the forum. This forum is why my girlfriend is still just my girlfriend.
     
  8. emjaycee23

    emjaycee23 Vocare Ad Regnum

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  9. GRFMotorsports

    GRFMotorsports is an Oakley whore Premium Member

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    Welcome
     
  10. headpatrolman

    headpatrolman O Addict

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    Welcome to you and Mr. C. as I am sure he is checking in from time to time. Your Obsession has just truly started now that you have joined this forum.