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post #11 of 57
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Originally Posted by Speedster159 View Post
I want to die old, and with a wife.

NOT In front of my computer.
Sadly this won't be the case for most on OCN.
post #12 of 57
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Originally Posted by Segovax View Post
Sadly this won't be the case for most on OCN.
I had a feeling someone was going to say that.

Good Luck Guys..
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post #13 of 57
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what if i stare at a screen for 6 hours a day

but i also work out at the time 5 times a week and play 2 games of rugby a week.

am i okay mr scientist? will my blood pressure raise by 10 mmHg? i don't want that
lol wow. you won and are clearly smarter
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post #14 of 57
sucks for people who's job is to stare at screens for 8 hours a day.
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Up next: the sky is blue.
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By the time I need it tech should be there to get me a new heart.

No worries mate.
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My blood pressure is 86 over 63
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post #18 of 57
Any fool could've told you this, its been known for years, its due to the flourescent backlighting.
LED backlighting and CRTs haven't actually been tested yet, so how about they do something useful like test those rather than copy a previously done bit of research by simply sticking a bit of material inbetween the light and the eyes?

its as stupid as saying that staring at sun through a magnifying glass is bad for oyur eyes. No *** sherlock we can kinda get that from the fact that it has the same effect on the naked eye too...



Oh and OLEDs won't negatively effect the eye at all unless they use the turn off and on at intervals system of reducing brightness. (seriously thats the stupidest idea ever, why not actually reduce the brightness?)
yeah take that computer naysayers!
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post #19 of 57
Scientists get around this danger just by drinking all night. Waking up smelling like a european club bathroom. Walking over to their computer and making stuff up without staring at data for long periods of time to analyze it.
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Welp... someone might as well get a shovel and bury me right here.
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