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    #92813 - 03/17/08 06:21 AM AquaMira
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    I just need to vent. I have not used AquaMira all winter and tried to read the bottle to verify 7 drops per quart.

    The print on the bottle is too small to read. <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/frown.gif" alt="" />

    The legal department is probably very happy that they were able to squeeze all the appropriate warnings on the label, but I CAN NOT READ the warnings.

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    #92814 - 03/17/08 06:34 AM Re: AquaMira [Re: ringtail]
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    LOL, welcome to middle age...

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    #92815 - 03/17/08 06:41 AM Re: AquaMira [Re: ringtail]
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    I have noticed the same thing with a lot of products. I don't think it is just aging eyes either. Yesterday I tried to read the directions on a bottle of water testing chemical for my aquarium and I had to go get a magnifying glass to make them out. I suspect that it comes from living in a lawsuit-oriented culture.

    I can hear the defense attorney now, "Well, the warning was printed right there on the bottle for all to see. We can't be blamed if the plaintiff didn't read it." <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/frown.gif" alt="" />

    I'm surprised that letters that small can be printed clearly; ain't technology wonderful?
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    #92816 - 03/17/08 07:02 AM Re: AquaMira [Re: ringtail]
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    Registered: 12/20/04
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    Loc: LA/ARK/TX corner
    Very bright sunshine will help you read fine print, as it closes down the pupil which brings things closer to focus, like a pinhole camera.

    Helpful hint: Do not try to hike uneven terrain in bifocals. Don't ask.

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    #92817 - 03/18/08 09:45 PM Re: AquaMira [Re: Paddy_Crow]
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    Unfortunately, when I can't read the fine print, I know it is time to check my eyeballs again. Every time the new prescription has been a vast improvement....

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    #92818 - 03/19/08 09:16 PM Re: AquaMira [Re: ringtail]
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    I've wondered for a few years now if the print was getting smaller on stuff or if my eyes were just getting worse. I'm glad I'm not the only one having this problem.
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