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Goodbye Birth Control Glasses
Last Post 07 Feb 2012 11:53 AM by MancUnited1. 10 Replies.
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20 Jan 2012 07:47 PM
    http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2012...l-glasses/

    Looks like the military is doing away with the traditional BC glasses and replaced them with a more updated version, though still ugly if you ask me.
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    20 Jan 2012 08:22 PM
    I hope I get the updated versions come May. Perfect timing for me I guess! there a lot more modern than the orginal BCG's

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    20 Jan 2012 09:39 PM
    How in the world did you find that story? Search BCG's?? LOL They aren't bad but I still think they will be successful as birth control.
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    21 Jan 2012 12:53 AM
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    Actually, the story made the front page of the online version of San Diego's Union Tribune (San Diego's newspaper). We are a military city, so I guess it was important I'm so glad my son did not need glasses at boot camp!! The new style isn't much better than the old!
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    21 Jan 2012 12:55 PM
    I saw a lot of people keep their BC glasses, especially for range shooting since they double as safety glasses.
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    21 Jan 2012 04:03 PM
    Ah shucks...I was hoping to score me a pair of the infamous BCG's when I get to boot camp in April! I guess I don't really mind this newer version, they are fairly similar to the ones I'm currently wearing ;P
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    21 Jan 2012 10:59 PM
    I was really worried about you, Cable. I know I'm a bit obsessive when it comes to military news but looking for glasses articles... LOL
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    22 Jan 2012 06:45 PM
    Seriously is just appeared in front of me! I never LOOKED for it, really. Please, you've got to believe me.
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    23 Jan 2012 09:11 AM
    OK, this time. But if you come up with any other bizarre information, I'm going to start to worry!
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    07 Feb 2012 12:39 AM
    Ugh we have a third at my unit who still wears the old ones like they're going out of style. To be perfectly honest, though, the new ones aren't half bad--especially when you compare to what they used to be
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    07 Feb 2012 11:53 AM
    Posted By meinschloss on 07 Feb 2012 12:39 AM
    Ugh we have a third at my unit who still wears the old ones like they're going out of style. To be perfectly honest, though, the new ones aren't half bad--especially when you compare to what they used to be

    The new ones are much MUCH better in my opinion. I only wish they would be around for my March ship date .
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