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Snafu
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How great is this?

http://www.killsometime.com/illusions/illusion.asp?ID=1

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Autumn Neko
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That's one of my favorite optical illusions! I actually used Photoshop to prove to myself that the colors are the same.. it's pretty cool.

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Wizard of Yendor
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I've seen it before, but yes, it's very impressive.
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noysey
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Awesome! I couldn't believe it, but by blocking everything out but A &B I was able to see they are indeed the same.
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tribrats
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Might want to throw a NSFW warning on that for the other content on the page. First time I ever heard of a game called "You Da Sperm".

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black roses 19
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I like this one: http://www.killsometime.com/illusions/illusion.asp?ID=11

Oh...and I see 20. Any idea how many there are supposed to be? http://www.killsometime.com/illusions/illusion.asp?ID=25

Man...some of those really gave me a headache...

like this one:

http://www.killsometime.com/illusions/illusion.asp?ID=31

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Wizard of Yendor
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quote:
Originally posted by blackroses19:
I like this one: http://www.killsometime.com/illusions/illusion.asp?ID=11

But the lines are wavy. Not very, but a little. Blow it up.
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Man...some of those really gave me a headache...

like this one:
http://www.killsometime.com/illusions/illusion.asp?ID=31

YahhhH!!! Talk about giving you a headache. That's the best verion of the effect I've seen yet.
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black roses 19
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Originally posted by blackroses19:
I like this one: http://www.killsometime.com/illusions/illusion.asp?ID=11
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But the lines are wavy. Not very, but a little. Blow it up.

Yeah, I know. I held a credit card up to it. They are alot straighter than they look though [Smile]

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Ganzfeld
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The creator of the figure on that cheesy steal-other-people's-hard-work site is here where you will find the original of the stolen and badly compressed image that appears on the cheesy site.

This optical illusion and many others are available at:
http://www.michaelbach.de/ot/index.html
The author of the linked site did not discover all of these optical illusions (only a few) but he did take the time to make the nice graphics.

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SkyeTisTheSeasonWynters
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Original:  -

(poorly) Photoshopped:

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That's pretty amazing [Smile]

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Wizard of Yendor
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quote:
Originally posted by Ganzfeld:
The creator of the figure on that cheesy steal-other-people's-hard-work site is here where you will find the original of the stolen and badly compressed image that appears on the cheesy site.

It's not really stolen when the original has "These checkershadow images may be reproduced and distributed freely." written under it, is it? But baddly compressed, I'll give you.
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Ganzfeld
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quote:
Originally posted by Wizard of Yendor:
It's not really stolen when the original has "These checkershadow images may be reproduced and distributed freely." written under it, is it? But baddly compressed, I'll give you.

Yes, that is because they contain, as you will notice, in the lower left corner "in large, friendly letters" the name of the author, which someone prior to its arrival at the cheesy site has omitted.

[ETA - I'm sorry for being so snarky about it. I thought for a second that perhaps an older version of the graphic did not have his name on it but I just checked my own older copy and it has his name on it. I just want him to get credit for the work he has done, that's all. Some of these sites use material from places like snopes and other copyrighted sources (you will notice that the page is copyrighted) without any care for credit.]

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Wizard of Yendor
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Hmm, you're right. It looks like they (or someone) did delete his name. That's not cool.
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dramaqueen872005
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quote:
Originally posted by blackroses19:
Man...some of those really gave me a headache...

like this one:

http://www.killsometime.com/illusions/illusion.asp?ID=31

If you fix on one bean or whatever, it stops moving. But if your eyes move across the picture, that's when it starts moving.

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Arts Myth
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Then there's this, er, happy couple. Well, at least one balances out the other...

Arts "focus, people!" Myth

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