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Amazing Stairwell Illusion
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Posted on 05/04/2013 6:37:38 AM PDT by navysealdad

A amazing Illusion fools many people.

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1 posted on 05/04/2013 6:37:38 AM PDT by navysealdad
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To: navysealdad

Is this explained somewhere? That’s really cool.


3 posted on 05/04/2013 6:44:39 AM PDT by Dartman (Mubarak and Gaddafi are going to look like choirboys when this is over)
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To: navysealdad

Ping.


4 posted on 05/04/2013 6:46:20 AM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: FreedomStar3028

IB4TZ!


5 posted on 05/04/2013 6:50:09 AM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: FreedomStar3028

I’m thinking camera tricks with a lot of technical language thrown in to add legitimacy.


6 posted on 05/04/2013 6:53:32 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: FreedomStar3028

This might explain things.

http://www.geeknative.com/39630/the-amazing-escherian-stairwell-illusion-video-and-the-myth/

It appears to be a hoax.


7 posted on 05/04/2013 6:54:38 AM PDT by eaglescout1998
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To: navysealdad

A little camera trickery. Cute but not much else. Look not at what moves but what doesn’t. The signs in the empty stairwell at the right are worth watching.

It’s nothing more than a spliced recording, a sight gag.


9 posted on 05/04/2013 6:57:40 AM PDT by count-your-change (you don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough)
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To: navysealdad
The Escherian Stairwell at RIT near Rochester, NY. There is an open house on that campus TODAY, Saturday, 05/04/13 according to the full video clip and the school's web site; "RIT.EDU/imagine".
10 posted on 05/04/2013 6:57:46 AM PDT by SES1066 (Government is NOT the reason for my existence but it is the road to our ruin!)
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To: FreedomStar3028

You’re going to need to keep your masturbatory anticipation to yourself if you expect to remain here, noob.


11 posted on 05/04/2013 7:00:14 AM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: count-your-change

Yup the Escherian stairwell is an illusion that works in 2 dimensions but is impossible in 3.


12 posted on 05/04/2013 7:00:33 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: navysealdad
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13 posted on 05/04/2013 7:00:33 AM PDT by Roccus
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To: count-your-change

I don’t think so, because the people walking up the stairs experience the illusion. It’s not just in the video that we saw. I don’t understand the explanation that is given in the video, and I can’t find anything clear online that explains what the illusion is.


14 posted on 05/04/2013 7:00:43 AM PDT by Technical Editor
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To: FreedomStar3028

Go back to the DUmp, N00b.


15 posted on 05/04/2013 7:00:51 AM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: Technical Editor

Throw a grappling hook up between the railings. Could you pull yourself back down, or would you bean yourself in the head with it, lol?


16 posted on 05/04/2013 7:04:52 AM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: cripplecreek
Kinda like this

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17 posted on 05/04/2013 7:06:09 AM PDT by Roccus
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To: navysealdad

I graduated from RIT. This stairwell doesn’t exist.


18 posted on 05/04/2013 7:12:14 AM PDT by nonamer
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To: Technical Editor

The reason you could not understand the illusion is that any explanation is false. It’s false, only an illusion.

“I don’t think so, because the people walking up the stairs experience the illusion.”

And David Copperfield’s assistants really believe he went through the Great Wall.

The people on the stairs are part of show. Watch the signs on the wall in the empty stairwell. Watch the tight shots of the people going up the stairs.

Camera trickery and not very well done at that!


19 posted on 05/04/2013 7:14:56 AM PDT by count-your-change (you don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough)
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To: FreedomStar3028

Why are even here?


20 posted on 05/04/2013 7:15:44 AM PDT by BipolarBob (Happy Hunger Games! May the odds be ever in your favor.)
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To: navysealdad

Ping


21 posted on 05/04/2013 7:17:37 AM PDT by InterceptPoint (a)
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22 posted on 05/04/2013 7:17:52 AM PDT by RandallFlagg
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To: nonamer

I think this is just a visual metaphor for Obama-nomics, IMO.


23 posted on 05/04/2013 7:19:02 AM PDT by notted
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To: navysealdad

"..???..that's it, I'm outta here"

24 posted on 05/04/2013 7:20:25 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Roccus
Here is an example of an illusion that does work in 3 dimensions. The room looks square but is likely a trapezoid with the perfect squares in the floor also being wildly distorted.

 photo Illusion_zps417f2c07.jpg
25 posted on 05/04/2013 7:22:26 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: cripplecreek

Yez...I can build anything with a pencil.


26 posted on 05/04/2013 7:26:53 AM PDT by count-your-change (you don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough)
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To: FreedomStar3028

Make more posts like that and you very well could ride the lightning.


27 posted on 05/04/2013 7:27:53 AM PDT by Admin Moderator
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To: eaglescout1998

Disgusting. It’s not clever it’s destructive.

Destroy the internet by flooding it with very believable lies.


28 posted on 05/04/2013 7:28:37 AM PDT by DManA
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Clean-up needed on aisle 3


29 posted on 05/04/2013 7:29:56 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: cripplecreek

When I was a teletypewriter repairman I swore some of the engineers at TTY Corp. were trying to incorporate my post #17 into the machines.


30 posted on 05/04/2013 7:32:32 AM PDT by Roccus
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To: nonamer

Psst! You’re supposed to be in on the gag!


31 posted on 05/04/2013 7:35:41 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I’m a conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: Roccus

The IRS must have hired them to design tax forms


32 posted on 05/04/2013 7:37:40 AM PDT by Raycpa
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To: cripplecreek

Maybe that’s how the Oregon Vortex height experiment works!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1yC9FprP6UI


33 posted on 05/04/2013 7:39:21 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I’m a conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: Roccus

I think our office copier uses that technology, because it jams in that pattern no matter how good of paper we use.


34 posted on 05/04/2013 7:42:00 AM PDT by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: navysealdad
You forgot the satire tag.
Change is just an illusion to give you hope of moving forward progress. But it never delivers. Kinda reminds me of someone.
35 posted on 05/04/2013 7:42:07 AM PDT by ThomasThomas (Normal isn't normal anymore.)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

There goes 3 minutes of my life and 7 MB from my monthly cell data plan. Seriously lame!


36 posted on 05/04/2013 7:43:30 AM PDT by MNDude (Sorry for typos. Probably written on a smartphone, and I have big clumsy fingers.)
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To: Cvengr

How about black hole technology from an office copier?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P5_Msrdg3Hk


37 posted on 05/04/2013 7:46:11 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I’m a conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: navysealdad

duh


38 posted on 05/04/2013 7:57:36 AM PDT by Born to Conserve
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To: Roccus

I see you found the starfleet engineering entrance exam.


39 posted on 05/04/2013 8:05:50 AM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: Roccus

I love M.C. Escher’s illusions.


40 posted on 05/04/2013 8:16:06 AM PDT by IM2MAD (IM2MAD=Individual Motivated 2 Make A Difference)
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To: Roccus

I love M.C. Escher’s illusions.


41 posted on 05/04/2013 8:16:07 AM PDT by IM2MAD (IM2MAD=Individual Motivated 2 Make A Difference)
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To: count-your-change

What am I supposed to see when I watch the signs on the wall in the empty stairwell? They appear to be moving down as the camera pans up to following the person ascending the stairs. I do not see anything I would call a “tight shot” of the people walking up the stairs (and which stairs do you mean, anyway?).


42 posted on 05/04/2013 8:18:24 AM PDT by Technical Editor
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To: navysealdad

Can you see the young pretty woman inside this drawing?

43 posted on 05/04/2013 8:33:03 AM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: navysealdad

Utilizing sets of twins to make it appear the same person is leaving and entering the shot?


44 posted on 05/04/2013 9:33:58 AM PDT by Ronald_Magnus
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To: navysealdad

DAMIFINO!


45 posted on 05/04/2013 9:45:55 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: BerryDingle

Actually, I see both an older woman and a younger woman.


46 posted on 05/04/2013 11:59:44 AM PDT by ro_dreaming (G.K. Chesterton, “Christianity has not been tried and found wanting. It’s been found hard and lef)
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It was a joke. No one got it, lol.


47 posted on 05/04/2013 12:36:33 PM PDT by FreedomStar3028
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To: RegulatorCountry; BipolarBob; Las Vegas Ron

I think it’s funny that none of you got the joke. There was a story awhile ago about someone in that stairwell....oh NVM.


48 posted on 05/04/2013 12:38:56 PM PDT by FreedomStar3028
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To: Technical Editor

What you’re seeing is two different camera shots that are spliced together.


49 posted on 05/04/2013 1:47:31 PM PDT by count-your-change (you don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough)
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To: FreedomStar3028; RegulatorCountry; BipolarBob

Seems like the joke is on you n00b....better heed the admin moderators spanking.


50 posted on 05/04/2013 3:29:35 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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