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I Hate Fluorescent Lights

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    Headaches

    I HATE the new law saying we have to use flourescent light bulbs because I suffer from migraines!! I had to get sunglasses to wear in doors to not have pain in the eyes & head!!
    jeffster72 jeffster72 41-45, M Jun 1, 2013

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    Mood Killers

    Fluorescent lights always remind me of Tom Hanks in Joe vs. the Volcano. How lifeless he is at the beginning of the movie under those dreary lights -uck! Makes me want to go soak up some rays.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 15, 2012

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    Argh.

    They hurt my eyes. Sometimes I can see them flickering when no body else does.
    Starlatheimmortal Starlatheimmortal 22-25, F Sep 27, 2010

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    Environmentally Friendly

    I know that fluorescent lighting is supposed to be "green" and supposed to save me money on my electric bill.  I changed my lighting throughout my home to the new compact fluorescent.  I changed literally every light in my house.  I was expecting my...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 10 Responses May 31, 2009

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    It Hurts My Eyes

    I can't read or watch something in the flourescent light for too long. My brain also kind of go blank most of the time. It just makes me uncomfortable. I could never recall something or concentrate well if I had night classes because of the lights.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 28, 2010

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    nope! Gosh, I used to hate living at my boyfriends house sometimes. He would sleep with the light dimmed and music playing sometimes... and, most of the time I just ended up...
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