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Morning Sunglasses

Ease the pain of getting up in the morning
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Tired of squinting in pain at the harsh light of day every morning? Slap on this pair of flexible, dark sunglasses when you wake up!

They're soft so you can lay in bed for a little longer. Plus, they start out dark and get slowly lighter to allow your eyes to adjust. After your first cup of coffee, you're ready to take them off and face the day. Go get 'em, Tiger!

drzeus, Mar 15 2007


       Dear absolute jerk,   

       I hate you. You are lucky enough to wake up AFTER the sun comes up, and what do you do? Complain!   

       Unless you are getting up at three in the afternoon, after working all night long. That seems worse.   

       Actually, I'm not sure who has it worse off. Lets just both agree to complain about our own situations. Okay? Good.
GutPunchLullabies, Mar 15 2007

       So what exactly is difference in morning suglasses as opposed to any other time of the day sunglasses?
I have seen *night sunglasses*; they are worn by people who can't stand the bright lights of night.
xandram, Mar 15 2007

       Uh....they're soft? And they get slowly lighter? My sunglasses don't do either of those.   

       And as for waking up after the sun, that's pretty common far from the equator.
drzeus, Mar 15 2007

       [+] And even [+]er if you can wear them all night (Iike an eyeshade) but still have them become transeethrough gradually once the lights go on or the curtains are open. I don't want to have to wake up to put them on - I want to soften the blow of waking up in the first place.   

       (And yes, I know there are alarm clocks that gradually brighten the room lights. But this idea is much more complicated so it's better)
MaxwellBuchanan, Mar 15 2007

       You mean close to the equator.
GutPunchLullabies, Mar 15 2007

       No, I meant curtains, as I wrote. But drzeus is right also: if you live far from the equator then, for a good part of the year, the sun rises indecently early and therefore you are likely to awaken after sunrise.
MaxwellBuchanan, Mar 15 2007

       Ever spent time in Queensland in the summer months? Crazy no-daylight-saving nutters.
Texticle, Mar 16 2007

DrCurry, Mar 16 2007

       "Curtains" Those things your mother has. You have substituted Farah Fawcette posters to cover those holes in the wall that let the daystar burn your skin.
Galbinus_Caeli, Mar 16 2007

       So then, how do they start out dark and get lighter? Are they on a timer, or is there technology to do this? Transition lenses start out clear and darken as you go into the light.
I apoligize for my previous anno, as I had not read the description correctly.
xandram, Mar 16 2007

       I used to have curtains when I was at school. I looked like a mushroom.
theleopard, Mar 16 2007

       Yes [Texticle] and they are crazy no daylight saving nutters, but at least Mc 'scusting's opens earlier. As to the 'harsh light of day' I for the most part have the[GutPunchLullabies] affliction. I find that it is more the flicking of the bastard fluro in the kitchen when you turn it on in the early am. Would I be right in assuming that your glasses could blot out this glare too. Or are they solely designed to filter early morning sunlight?
the dog's breakfast, Mar 16 2007

       'After your first cup of coffee, you're ready to take them off and face the day.' n.b. First "Two cups of coffee" for me since I discovered this most wonderful idea.
the dog's breakfast, Mar 16 2007

       Thanks [bigsleep] How about glasses with little curtains on them?
xandram, Mar 18 2007


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