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    I BELIEVE I'll have another beer!

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    I BELIEVE I'll have another beer!

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    If I wanna look straight into the sun during the eclipse and fry my brain, by George, I will!!

    Last edited by orpheus; August 20th, 2017 at 11:03 PM.

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    Wonder what the over/under is on how many dumbf***s go blind looking at the sun today.

    I say 1000.

    I also say that 50% of those dumbf***s try to sue someone for not telling them that would happen. And 50% of those will actually win the lawsuit.
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    I'm still unsure if I should look directly at the sun.

    Just kidding. No viewing box, either, so I plan to sit on a bench outside the office and try to watch the eclipse via the shadows from a tree.

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    I felt really stupid this morning asking why if the moon was going to block out the sun it would damage my eyes to look.

    A coworker just let me use his special goggles (which really rival 3D glasses of old) to see it starting, and man if that isn't pretty darn cool

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    If you have a welding shop nearby, a shade #13 lens will work as well.

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    Normally these rooms are $89 a night. But because they're in the path of the eclipse:


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    Quote Originally Posted by VF View Post
    If you have a welding shop nearby, a shade #13 lens will work as well.
    14 would be a touch safer.
    "Quod tu es, ego fui, quod nunc sum et tu eris"

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    Well, now that I went blind thanks to the eclipse, at least I won't have to look at my reflection anymore, haha.


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