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  1. qtrain23

    qtrain23 3D Printing Protege

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    For me, I just wanted some quality shades. I got my first pair and fell in love with how good of quality they feel. I didn't know there were so many when I first bought a pair and have since had a strong desire to get more of the cooler frames. I can't get enough of the lens clarity and the frame quality, even on matter frames.
     
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  2. Oakleynerd

    Oakleynerd Moderator Staff Member Premium Member

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    good question - i have no real life :big_boss:
     
  3. Pjam23

    Pjam23 Oakley Collector

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    Just love everything about them, you feel great wearing them, and just started making a habit to want more an d more, my first pair were plasma Juliet's in 99, Ive bought 23 ever since
     
  4. Batwolf

    Batwolf Double Team Premium Member

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    I love Oakley for the products they make and what they represent as a company. They are always raising the bar with everything they make.
     
  5. canhoto

    canhoto Oakley Beginner

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    I buy them because the lenses are perfect. Not to mention that Oakley isn't that famous in my country (Ray Ban and Carrera mentality around here) so I sometimes get some "what sunglasses are those?" types of questions. If I happen to see one person per month (other than me) using Oakleys, I'd consider it odd.
     
  6. ucdavis4PT0gpa

    ucdavis4PT0gpa THE BEST IS YET TO COME

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    To piss off my wife, make my co-workers think I'm seriously deranged (and specifically to make it clear to my boss I DON'T need a raise) and confirm onlookers suspicions when I pull up in my growly exhaust, 1000 watt stereo blasting, orange muscle car with absurd vanity plates that I AM in fact a flashy vain SOB.

    So that such be a lesson to all that to never judge a book by its cover as NONE of the above is actually the case.
     
  7. Smurf_AZ

    Smurf_AZ Oakley Enthusiast

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    Something you can collect, look at, admire and know the many trips to hell and back that you went through to locate some of the pieces of your collection. Its a good feeling (maybe not on the bank account) to be able to look at something and see your dedication.... I don't really display mine for show, certain friends know I have some (which I dont collect many). But just something for myself to know!
     
  8. Batwolf

    Batwolf Double Team Premium Member

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    Ahahahaha!
     
  9. Malv1

    Malv1 Oakley Collector

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    I started with Eye Jackets because they were for a long time the only glasses I liked that would fit my head and properly cover my eyes. Then just within the past year or so I have started looking at other styles, the Metals in specific, and I made my first purchase this year and I really like the X metals too. I bought a Ducati XS and a R1 is next on the list with a XX Metal to follow... After that, who knows what the future brings for me from Oakley... :cool:
     
  10. obiwan

    obiwan Oakley Beginner

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    It all started with Jawbones, loved them because I could make franken glasses, change jaws, socks, ears etc. I had an old pair of dogs that I still wear, have had them for 10 years or so, then I stumbled upon this site and started exploring other Oakley styles. When I started looking beyond Jaws and Dogs, there were interesting styles, some of which don't look good on me so, I started buying different ones to try, as I did then there was another and another to get. It's kind of obsessive if you think about it, the hunt, the capture, it is painful on the bank account however.