Last week's poll, This week's Inbox

LET’S SEE HOW YOU VOTED IN IN THIS WEEK’S POLL! WE ASKED: WOULD YOU TAKE AN ONLINE EYE EXAM INSTEAD OF GOING TO A DOCTOR? AND A WHOOPING 81% OF YOU RESPONDED WITH A RESOUNDING NO!

TO FIND OUT WHY – LET TOOK A LOOK INSIDE OUR INBOX:

WILLIAM FROM VANGORDEN ELEMENTARY SAID NO TO AN ONLINE EYE TEST – WRITING:
I WOULD MUCH RATHER GO TO AN ACTUAL EYE DOCTOR. FOR STARTERS, ON THE TEST WHEN YOU HAVE TO READ LETTERS OR NUMBERS, PEOPLE COULD CHEAT AND STARE UP AT THE SCREEN REALLY CLOSE. ALSO, I WOULD TRUST AN ACTUAL PERSON MORE BECAUSE THEY WOULD ACTUALLY KNOW WHAT THEY ARE DOING.

LACHLAN (LACK-LIN) AND LARKEN (LAR-KIN) FROM SIDNEY FENN ELEMENTARY AGREED, TELLING US:
WE PICKED NO BECAUSE WE FEEL THAT IF YOU TAKE AN ONLINE EYE TEST IT WILL BE INACCURATE. ALSO, WHEN YOU TAKE IT ONLINE YOU COULD POSSIBLY FIGURE OUT A WAY TO CHEAT.

EMMY FROM MEADOWLAWN ALSO PREFERS A REAL DEAL EYE TEST, SAYING:

I WOULD NOT TAKE AN ONLINE EYE EXAM BECAUSE, I WOULDN'T TRUST IT. I THINK IT WOULD MESS ME UP BECAUSE OF THE BRIGHTNESS ON YOUR DEVICE. THE BRIGHTNESS MIGHT MAKE YOU SQUINT AND THAT WOULD MESS YOU UP ON WHAT YOU SEE.  

BUT ZEN FROM JACKSON CENTER ELEMENTARY DISAGREED – AND RAISES A GOOD POINT, TELLING US:
I WOULD USE MY PHONE TO CHECK MY EYES BECAUSE MY MOM WOULDN'T HAVE TO MAKE THE LONG DRIVE THERE. I ALSO THINK THAT KIDS SHOULDN'T BE MISSING SCHOOL TO GO TO AN EYE DOCTOR WHEN YOU CAN JUST CHECK YOUR EYES RIGHT THEN AND THERE.

AVERY FROM LAKEVIEW MIDDLE SCHOOL, ALSO VOTED YES FOR A VERY DIFFERENT REASON, SHE WRITES:
I VOTED YES BECAUSE IF I TELL MY PARENTS THAT I’M GETTING MY EYES CHECKED I CAN PUT ON HEADPHONES AND WATCH NEWSDEPTH INSTEAD!

THANKS AVERY! WHILE WE DON’T SUPPORT LYING TO YOUR PARENTS, WE DO VERY MUCH SUPPORT WATCHING NEWSDEPTH! YOU GAVE US ALL HERE A GOOD LAUGH.

THANKS ALSO WILLIAM, LACHLAN, EMMY, AND ZEN FOR YOUR EYE-OPENING RESPONSES!

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