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Optical Illusion
image A cool checkerboard optical illusion
Categories: Photos/Videos
Posted by The Curator on Mon Sep 30, 2002
Comments (9)
How can the squares be the same colour? If they were then the pattern of the board would not be correct as the squares should alternate between black and white.
Posted by Luke  in  England  on  Sun Feb 15, 2004  at  03:35 PM
I would love to see this image proven
Posted by hilliard rose  in  fayetteville, AR  on  Fri Mar 05, 2004  at  03:03 AM
Prove it yourself. Save the image as a bitmap. Open with a paint progtam and cut a piece from B and move it to A. They are the same color.
Posted by Keith  on  Sun Apr 04, 2004  at  01:40 AM
Sorry, Luke, but you just have to check this one out for yourself. I didn't believe it either until I did what Keith did. Thay are the same shade and everything....wierd!
Posted by Scott  on  Wed Aug 04, 2004  at  04:43 AM
i tried it! it works it's for real
Posted by john  in  NH  on  Tue Aug 24, 2004  at  10:27 PM
Yep, same shade. Thats a darn fine trick. Good on ya whoever made that.
Posted by SCE_T-roy  in  Lemoore, CA  on  Sat Dec 04, 2004  at  04:50 AM
well thats just dandy! what a fine piece of work i say! diddly d diddly do! when i go a fishing a fishing by the sea! yeehee!
Posted by steveyboy douglas  in  alabamah  on  Sat Dec 04, 2004  at  09:08 AM
Wow! I was sure this would not turn out to be true! That's amazing! How could it be? They look so different until you drag it over there! Cool!
Posted by Glamcat  on  Wed Jan 26, 2005  at  10:17 AM
i didnt think this was true but then move the image around on 'Paint' and you'll find that they're the same shade.
Posted by Anguirus  on  Thu Jun 15, 2006  at  04:59 PM
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