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Old 01-09-2009, 08:13 PM   #101
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If you look very carefully at the picture below, after a few seconds you will be able to see several people in the background.
BS. It doesn't work.
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Old 01-09-2009, 08:49 PM   #102
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OMG. I just put a bunch of browser windows over the other various parts of the picture so that I could only see the two cross-sections and they indeed both are the same shade of gray which is just ridiculously freaking and weird.

Another one of those where you could put a gun to my head and ask, "are those the same color or different?" and I would be a dead man.
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Old 01-09-2009, 08:50 PM   #103
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OK found one.
Some of you guys are about to be tilted because you won't be able to do it, but inside of this pic is a little 3D doggy...




My best advice for seeing it:

Click on this small image and use the larger one.
Don't look at it, look through it.
Don't look at one part, look at all of it.
Blur your eyes a little and the 3D image becomes crystal clear.

Once you're locked in, you can move your head left and right slightly and the dog moves in this 3d 'world'

Even though I've done this a hundred times, sometimes it still takes a few seconds to get into the 3D world, but you'll know once you're there.


Good luck!


Edit: They're called sterograms.
i honestly dont see a single thing here. Ive looked for ages.
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Old 01-09-2009, 09:16 PM   #104
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Old 01-09-2009, 09:28 PM   #105
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i honestly dont see a single thing here. Ive looked for ages.
Same with me. Even since I was a little kid, I've never been able to do these magic eye things and I'm getting tilted again trying to see it now.
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Old 01-09-2009, 09:39 PM   #106
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RiCQwhX4gaQ

this one is awesome, makes the entire world an optical illusion.
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Old 01-09-2009, 09:45 PM   #107
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You have to stare at this one for a while to tell that the pictures are actually different:

http://members.home.nl/saen/Special/Zoeken.swf
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Old 01-09-2009, 09:45 PM   #108
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Same with me. Even since I was a little kid, I've never been able to do these magic eye things and I'm getting tilted again trying to see it now.
the rest of the world is just levelling you... there is nothing there
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Old 01-09-2009, 09:49 PM   #109
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If you stare at this image long enough you should see a giraffe:

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Old 01-10-2009, 12:30 AM   #110
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This one is very old but very cool if you've never seen it before.

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Old 01-10-2009, 12:31 AM   #111
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Who wants a seizure?

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Old 01-10-2009, 12:34 AM   #112
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Stare at the little black dot in the middle.

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Old 01-10-2009, 12:52 AM   #113
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This one is very old but very cool if you've never seen it before.

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Old 01-10-2009, 01:20 AM   #114
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It's much easier to see letters when the image caves in like I see it. Objects and shapes are about impossible though. And I think my cross-eyed way of seeing the image creates more of what this image refers to than the proper way. I am still tilted that I can't see these things the "right" way.
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Old 01-10-2009, 01:41 AM   #115
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If I don't see the little 3d doggy in the next 5 minutes, I am going to kill myself.
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Old 01-10-2009, 02:06 AM   #116
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ALL I WANT IS TO SEE A LITTLE 3D DOGGY! WHY CAN'T I SEE THE DOGGY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11
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Old 01-10-2009, 02:38 AM   #117
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I can't see the 3d image. I can see the lines for it sort of, but I can't get the 3d world.

I usually can do these fine IRL, but for whatever reason I've never been able to on computer monitors.

By IRL I mean like when they're hanging on walls.
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Old 01-10-2009, 04:28 AM   #118
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Not strictly OT but...
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Old 01-10-2009, 05:52 AM   #119
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i always thought this one was kind of cool
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Old 01-10-2009, 08:10 AM   #120
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Not strictly OT but...
Wow. I could read that completely as normal. Yes that is ****ing amazing.
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Old 01-10-2009, 09:10 AM   #121
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No, but this one is crazy too. Top and bottom greys are the same color.

seen most of these before, but not this one. that is pretty damn wild.
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Old 01-10-2009, 10:21 AM   #122
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http://www.wimp.com/cooltest/
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Old 01-10-2009, 10:32 AM   #123
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Stare at the little black dot in the middle.

wow
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Old 01-10-2009, 10:45 AM   #124
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This is correct, the boxes are totally different size and shape. If you measure the 2D image it might measure the same, but that's like saying if you measure your thumb and then measure the wall across the room that spans your thumb's width when you hold it at arm's length and look across it, they are the same width. This is a dumb "illusion" if you can even call it that. Everything you see in an image or in real life is a 2D image hitting our eye, our mind fills in the depth even IRL based on angles and parallax from 2 eyes. Stupid argument about this one.
If this isnt a stupid response (which it is) then the illusion in the OP isnt a real illusion either, since in the real world we fill in shading and coloration based on shadows and adjacent brightness, so even if you show that the two squares are the same color in some artificial 2D world, they arent REALLY the same color at all, they are whatever our eyes say they are.

But instead it actually is a PROTOTYPICAL illusion and a really neat one and you dont know what an illusion is.
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Old 01-10-2009, 11:22 AM   #125
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If this isnt a stupid response (which it is) then the illusion in the OP isnt a real illusion either, since in the real world we fill in shading and coloration based on shadows and adjacent brightness, so even if you show that the two squares are the same color in some artificial 2D world, they arent REALLY the same color at all, they are whatever our eyes say they are.

But instead it actually is a PROTOTYPICAL illusion and a really neat one and you dont know what an illusion is.
My argument may not have been well constructed, but the fact is that the two boxes in #11 aren't the same shape and size, in any 2D or 3D world. The OP illusion was terrific, as were many others. The two boxes was a poor one. If you put them in a 3D modeling program, overlay wireframes on the edges, and then rotate to orient them at the same angles, you'll see the sizes are way off.
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