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Optical illusions

Post by Pyrrho » Sun May 06, 2018 12:20 pm


The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Re: Optical illusions

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Re: Optical illusions

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Re: Optical illusions

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Re: Optical illusions

Post by Witness » Mon Jun 18, 2018 11:41 pm

The afterimage trick:



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Re: Optical illusions

Post by Grammatron » Tue Jul 31, 2018 8:16 pm

Video link doesn't work for me

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Re: Optical illusions

Post by Witness » Wed Aug 01, 2018 2:58 am

Grammatron wrote:
Tue Jul 31, 2018 8:16 pm
Video link doesn't work for me
Apparently you're unaware that some things have changed here since June:

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Re: Optical illusions

Post by Witness » Wed Aug 01, 2018 3:07 am

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Painting by Salvador Dalí, just squint.

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Re: Optical illusions

Post by asthmatic camel » Wed Aug 01, 2018 1:07 pm

What am I looking for, Witness?
Shit happens. The older you get, the more often shit happens. So you have to try not to give a shit even when you do. Because, if you give too many shits, you've created your own shit creek and there's no way out other than swimming through the shit. Oh, and fuck.

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Re: Optical illusions

Post by xouper » Wed Aug 01, 2018 1:56 pm

asthmatic camel wrote:
Wed Aug 01, 2018 1:07 pm
What am I looking for, Witness?
Spoiler:

Here's a thumbnail that makes it easier to squint and see it:

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Spoiler:
Abraham Lincoln.

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Re: Optical illusions

Post by asthmatic camel » Wed Aug 01, 2018 2:16 pm

Thanks. The original wouldn't fit on my screen.
Shit happens. The older you get, the more often shit happens. So you have to try not to give a shit even when you do. Because, if you give too many shits, you've created your own shit creek and there's no way out other than swimming through the shit. Oh, and fuck.

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Re: Optical illusions

Post by Witness » Thu Aug 02, 2018 1:01 am

asthmatic camel wrote:
Wed Aug 01, 2018 2:16 pm
The original wouldn't fit on my screen.
Miser!



An old classic: count the dudes.

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Re: Optical illusions

Post by asthmatic camel » Thu Aug 02, 2018 3:56 am

Witness wrote:
Thu Aug 02, 2018 1:01 am
asthmatic camel wrote:
Wed Aug 01, 2018 2:16 pm
The original wouldn't fit on my screen.
Miser!


Hardly! 27" acer monitor here, Boss; it's your images...

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Re: Optical illusions

Post by xouper » Thu Aug 02, 2018 4:07 pm

asthmatic camel wrote:
Wed Aug 01, 2018 2:16 pm
The original wouldn't fit on my screen.
If you are using firefox, you can zoom out by hitting ctrl-minus a few times. Or in the "view" menu, click zoom out.

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Re: Optical illusions

Post by Witness » Fri Aug 03, 2018 4:26 am

Works on Chrome too. :P