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  1. ShadedChimera

    ShadedChimera Oakley Beginner

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    Long time no post.

    Was gifted a new pair today as an early birthday gift, and I thought I would share.

    This here is the Oakley Thinlink with matte black frame and black iridium polarized lens. It is my first pair of non-sporty Oakleys in a very long time, but the fit is fantastic overall. Can't wait to wear them tomorrow!

    Next to it is the Radarlock Path with photochromic lenses for comparison...not like I would be able to compare much given how differ these two are.

    Still, I would like to share my initial thoughts about experiencing polarized sunglasses for the first time. After buying them and bringing them home, I tried them on again. I learned firsthand that polarized lenses do not play well with smartphone or computer screens. My iPhone's screen protector turned into a rainbow, while my computer display just went completely dark. That got me into a panic as I was working on something and I thought I forgot to save, but the moment I took off my shades, everything was okay again. I'm sure some of you may have already known about it, but still, I hope you guys have a chuckle at my expense :p And I'm definitely not returning this pair anytime soon.

    Happy birthday to me! - ImageUploadedByTapatalk1465141490.654284.jpg
     
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  2. Nortika

    Nortika Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    Happy birthday, congrats
     
  3. Dieseltech

    Dieseltech Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    Happy Birthday! :)
     
  4. OakleyFrankFMJ

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

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    Happy birthday and congrats also. That's funny that you freaked out about the screen. ;)
     
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  5. VolcanOG

    VolcanOG Xs and Os Premium Member

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    Happy birthday and congrats!!
     
  6. vdUnknown

    vdUnknown Oakley Beginner

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    Happy birthday, great pair.
     
  7. Durty66

    Durty66 Oakley Enthusiast

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    Happy Birthday!!
     
  8. cyclerdoug

    cyclerdoug I should Work at Oakley Premium Member

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    Happy birthday and congrats!

    One of the many reasons I'm not a huge fan of polarized glasses....

    ;)
     
  9. QLR1

    QLR1 DARK SIDE, embraced!

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    Happy birthday! You're loved, getting Oakley presents!
     
  10. pjd1234

    pjd1234 X METAL NERD

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    Happy beer day