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Date: 06/01/12 01:22 PM

36 Responses to The Result Of 28 Years Of Direct Sun Exposure [Pic

  1. Profile photo of ScottSerious
    ScottSerious Male 18-29
    5316 posts
    June 1, 2012 at 1:31 pm
    so after 28 years of driving, the sun just came up and hit him directly in the face, and this happened? WOW!!! the sun`s a dick.
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    Buiadh Male 30-39
    6739 posts
    June 1, 2012 at 1:37 pm
    Sun screen, fool.
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    BlazingBird Male 13-17
    98 posts
    June 1, 2012 at 1:40 pm
    Should`ve kept his window closed.
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    swoop408 Male 18-29
    1754 posts
    June 1, 2012 at 1:43 pm
    Hey Sun! drat OFF!
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    8BitHero Male 18-29
    5414 posts
    June 1, 2012 at 1:45 pm
    No offence (Not that I could care). But after a week you should realise that this is uncomfortable. Not wait TWENTY EIGHT years later and be like..."Oh well".
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    MacGuffin Female 30-39
    2602 posts
    June 1, 2012 at 1:46 pm
    It`s a shame, because otherwise he would have been such a hottie.
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    Selous Male 30-39
    1197 posts
    June 1, 2012 at 1:49 pm
    wouldnt look weird if it was his whole face
  8. Profile photo of Gerry1of1
    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
    36864 posts
    June 1, 2012 at 1:52 pm

    His left side looks like an oatmeal cookie.
  9. Profile photo of MacGuffin
    MacGuffin Female 30-39
    2602 posts
    June 1, 2012 at 2:13 pm
    Not only that, but the sun turned him from being a scary old man to being a scary old lady:

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    freddyferret Male 40-49
    11741 posts
    June 1, 2012 at 2:54 pm
    He should have called Chuck Norris to come give the sun a roundhouse kick in the crotch for revenge.
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    talon0325 Male 40-49
    382 posts
    June 1, 2012 at 3:07 pm
    Yup! 45 yrs of direct exposure as a farmer does not do that. Must be another american thing, only happens in certain states. 80+ yr old people in india do not have that problem. So we have some old guy with nothing better to do but try and get attention on the internet, And IAB is starting to suck the hind tit in desperation for something to post. Do you really tink this guy drove for 28 yrs south in the morning and north in the afternoon. Give us a friggin` break.
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    MacGuffin Female 30-39
    2602 posts
    June 1, 2012 at 3:12 pm
    Do you really tink this guy drove for 28 yrs south in the morning and north in the afternoon. Give us a friggin` break.

    Why would he need to have done to get a face like that? Glass blocks UV rays, and so does the inside of a cab.
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
    36864 posts
    June 1, 2012 at 5:10 pm

    MacGuffin - It`s a shame, because otherwise he would have been such a hottie.

    LOL
  14. Profile photo of Thdot
    Thdot Male 30-39
    658 posts
    June 1, 2012 at 5:27 pm
    Unilateral Dermatoheliosis
    http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1104059
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    Thdot Male 30-39
    658 posts
    June 1, 2012 at 5:31 pm
    @MacGuffin

    car windows do not block UVA
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    turdburglar Male 30-39
    4896 posts
    June 1, 2012 at 5:40 pm
    My commute is a bit long. My left arm is WAY tanner than my right. And I live in Seattle! Why would it be so hard to believe 28 years in a sunny climate could do this? And no...clear glass does not block uv.
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    DrProfessor Male 18-29
    3894 posts
    June 1, 2012 at 7:39 pm
    @8bithero--because most people have the luxury of quitting "uncomfortable" jobs.

    "Oh man, this long haul truck driving sure is UNCOMFORTABLE! I`ll go ahead and quit and draw another card from the career pile. Your turn to spin the spinner, Ma."
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    Viking864 Male 40-49
    1444 posts
    June 1, 2012 at 8:24 pm
    You would think after 28 years he would have tanned.
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    OldOllie Male 60-69
    15841 posts
    June 1, 2012 at 8:44 pm
    When he turned 40, he should have moved to England.
  20. Profile photo of PTPete
    PTPete Female 30-39
    1236 posts
    June 1, 2012 at 8:54 pm
    Take it from a Californian--just put on the f*cking sunblock! I tan easily (never burn), but I have been using sunblock since my teens. My sun-loving girlfrineds who are of an age with me are really, really regretting all of that sun now.
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    Linkenberger Male 18-29
    1164 posts
    June 1, 2012 at 9:41 pm
    drat the sun.
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    ShadowVamp Female 18-29
    362 posts
    June 1, 2012 at 9:45 pm
    @talon: Driving in different directions wouldn`t be necessary for only getting sun exposure on one side of your face. In my tiny little Kia, sun rarely hits my right side, regardless of where I`m facing, because the car roof and passenger door cause shadows, while I`m directly next to the driver window. In the wide cab of an 18-wheeler, I have no trouble imagining somebody in the driver seat getting much more sun on their left side.
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    carmium Female 50-59
    6381 posts
    June 1, 2012 at 9:47 pm
    He could have quit the west coast to east coast (and back) route and switched to north/south work to even things up.
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    Selous Male 30-39
    1197 posts
    June 1, 2012 at 9:52 pm
    Thdot
    Male, 30-39, Eastern US
    492 Posts Friday, June 01, 2012 5:31:38 PM
    @MacGuffin

    car windows do not block UVA

    yes they do, ask anyone that uses transition lenses and drives a car with the window down
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    onoffonoffon Male 30-39
    2382 posts
    June 2, 2012 at 12:04 am
    @car, or he could have worked in the UK for a while.
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    honkeylips Male 30-39
    1586 posts
    June 2, 2012 at 4:28 am
    I hadn`t read the whole description when I looked at the pic and I said oh I bet he`s a truck driver.
  27. Profile photo of Thdot
    Thdot Male 30-39
    658 posts
    June 2, 2012 at 6:32 am
    @Selous

    Transition lenses do block UVA and UVB. But I made no mention of those. Car windows, while blocking UVB, offer you little protection against UVA. I could cite a thousand sources, but maybe you should due even a tiny bit of research before accusing me of being wrong.
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    Zuriel Male 30-39
    554 posts
    June 2, 2012 at 7:40 am
    bull.....poo


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    PhantomGh0st Male 18-29
    261 posts
    June 2, 2012 at 8:04 am
    That is why my cars have either 1 or 2% tints on all windows.
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    OutWest Male 50-59
    546 posts
    June 2, 2012 at 8:28 am
    Goes to show how beneficial it is to keep the left in the dark. The light of day is damaging .
  31. Profile photo of MacGuffin
    MacGuffin Female 30-39
    2602 posts
    June 2, 2012 at 2:11 pm
    >Car windows, while blocking UVB, offer you little protection against UVA.<


    I`ll offer you a quote from Richard Feynman, the Nobel Prize winning physicist, who used a truck windshield to protect himself from the harmful effects of UV radiation coming from the first atomic bomb test:

    "I got behind a truck windshield, because the ultraviolet can`t go through glass, so that would be safe, and so I could see the damn thing."

    Also, see this link. Quote:

    "In the majority of modern cars, the windshield is built of laminated glass that blocks all of UVB and the vast majority of UVA."

    When you say glass lets a high percentage of UVA through, you mean ordinary glass, not the laminated glass used in car windshields. Only light coming in the side window you`re actually sitting at will be harmful.
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    The-Brit Male 50-59
    127 posts
    June 2, 2012 at 4:00 pm
    Maybe it happened on those days when it was hot and he had the side window open.
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    msieg007 Male 18-29
    2035 posts
    June 2, 2012 at 4:15 pm
    poo, I really should get the AC in my car fixed...
  34. Profile photo of MacGuffin
    MacGuffin Female 30-39
    2602 posts
    June 2, 2012 at 4:18 pm
    Maybe it happened on those days when it was hot and he had the side window open.

    The side window could have been up, and he`d still probably have got enough UVA exposure through it to cause deep wrinkles like those above. The windshield of cars, being laminated, blocks all UV, whereas the side windows generally only block UVB (which causes sun burn and melanomas), but allow a fair percentage of UVA (which causes wrinkles) through.
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    dm2754 Male 40-49
    3352 posts
    June 4, 2012 at 8:31 am
    wow being old is bad for you
    i didn`t know that

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