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19 Reasons Why Transition Lenses Are The Worst

Everyone thinks you're hungover. Or a perv.

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1. For people who wear spectacles, sunglasses can be a bit of a hassle.

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So much swapping.

2. Luckily some clever sod thought of transition lenses.

Transition or reactions lenses are glasses that change tint with light conditions.
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Transition or reactions lenses are glasses that change tint with light conditions.

3. They are supposed to go dark in the sun and lighten when its dark again.

Kinda wish I had some transition lenses so the UV rays could block out the haters

You never have to swap pairs and you can see in all situations.

4. Only, they don't work.

Parkie's Reactions lenses taking a while to adjust to the studio

5. Like, ever.

The problem with transition lenses is that they do not transition very well when they are cold... House is so dark...

6. You just end up with grey lenses on a cloudy day.

Best thing my parents ever did for me was let me get contacts so I could stop wearing glasses with transition lenses

7. Or look like you're wearing shades indoors under the bright lights.

cold update i made it into the v warm library but my transition lenses are stuck in sunglasses mode

8. Nobody likes the person in transition lenses.

I love your transition lenses-- words you will never hear out of my mouth.

9. Everyone thinks you're some sort of perv.

I've never known anyone who wears "transition lenses" that wasn't a creep.

10. And it ends up ruining photographs for you.

Eric Holder is gonna be mad when he finds out they took a pic before his transition lenses could finish changing

11. Transition lenses are the worst.

Transition lenses?? C'mon @ESPN_Colin you're better than that

12. You wanted to be the epitome of sunglasses cool.

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13. You ended up like this.

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14. How are you suppose the block out the haters with this shit?

Wearing transition lenses is a great way to block out the sun & anyone from wanting to be friends with you.

15. Transition lenses wearers will never be able to tell someone to "Deal with it."

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16. Pity us.

Those reactions lenses must be one of the best inventions in recent times, yet everytime I see someone with them I point and laugh...

17. We just wanted to be cool and now look.

18. The only person that can pull these off is Robert Downey Jr.

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And he's freaking Iron Man.

19. *Sigh* back to regular glasses then I guess.

Transition lenses are weird, just don't.