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    Strange Optical Illusion

    It's called the Scheibe Illusion. Here are a couple of examples





    pretty strange. Took me a second to see it, but now that I did I can't unsee it.


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    Re: Strange Optical Illusion

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Janny View Post
    It's called the Scheibe Illusion. Here are a couple of examples





    pretty strange. Took me a second to see it, but now that I did I can't unsee it.
    What are we supposed to be seeing?



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    Re: Strange Optical Illusion

    try inverting your viewing angle. The second pic has a dead giveaway that the first one doesn't. It took me a minute to see it.


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    Re: Strange Optical Illusion

    Look at it upside down.


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    Re: Strange Optical Illusion

    The power of CycloneFanatic: do a google search for "Scheibe Illusion" and this thread is already on the first page of results.



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    Re: Strange Optical Illusion

    Wow, I wouldn't have seen it without one rotation.

    I love optical illusions.


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    Re: Strange Optical Illusion

    okay, much as I hate to admit it, I'm not seeing this. What am I suppose to see?


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    Re: Strange Optical Illusion

    Quote Originally Posted by Arkansas View Post
    okay, much as I hate to admit it, I'm not seeing this. What am I suppose to see?
    look at those pics upside down



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    Re: Strange Optical Illusion

    Quote Originally Posted by tim_redd View Post
    look at those pics upside down
    Much as I hate to admit it (and usually I can spot this kind of stuff) I still don't see this one, whether right side up or upside down. A little clue might help


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    Re: Strange Optical Illusion

    Quote Originally Posted by Arkansas View Post
    Much as I hate to admit it (and usually I can spot this kind of stuff) I still don't see this one, whether right side up or upside down. A little clue might help
    Parts of their faces have been inverted (eyes and mouth in the man; nose and mouth in the girl). It appears normal when viewed when the people are upside down, but is apparent (at least for most) when viewed the other way.


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    Re: Strange Optical Illusion

    Quote Originally Posted by Arkansas View Post
    Much as I hate to admit it (and usually I can spot this kind of stuff) I still don't see this one, whether right side up or upside down. A little clue might help
    Quote Originally Posted by Stumpy View Post
    Parts of their faces have been inverted (eyes and mouth in the man; nose and mouth in the girl). It appears normal when viewed when the people are upside down, but is apparent (at least for most) when viewed the other way.




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    Re: Strange Optical Illusion

    I always think these are weird ones. They look 3D.




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    Re: Strange Optical Illusion

    My friends and i use to always lay down upside down on my couch and look at our yearbook pictures. Freakest thing ever.


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