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December 9, 2013

Which lozenge is darker: The one on top, or the one on bottom?


Those two vertical lozenge-shapes are the same shade!
Don’t believe me? Good! It’s always best to check things like this out for yourself. One way is to put your finger across the middle, blocking the part where they meet. - - Optical illusion: Shades of grey.

Posted by gerardvanderleun at December 9, 2013 8:16 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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...they are clearly not the same shade no matter what you do. Load it into an image manipulation program and take samples from each side. Maybe the original image was?

Posted by: Christopher Taylor at December 9, 2013 10:24 AM

Dear commenter Christopher Taylor, I hope you are correct. I hate not being able to trust my senses.

Posted by: grace at December 9, 2013 10:44 AM

I have seen this test before and on those tests they were the same shade, on this test however they are different.

Posted by: Potsie at December 9, 2013 11:23 AM

Concur. The lower looks lighter still. But I admire the concept.

Posted by: Darkwater at December 9, 2013 4:04 PM

Dude, somebody has soooo fucked with us ... That's AWESOME!!!

Posted by: wwwhhhuuuttt at December 9, 2013 7:00 PM

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