[2012-Apr-12] Blind people

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[2012-Apr-12] Blind people

Postby Spaceguy5 » Thu Apr 12, 2012 2:26 am

Fun fact: The mechanical pencils used on the space shuttle and the international space station were all made by blind people. Also, they have "Push action lead advance"--the box I bought told me so.
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Re: [2012-April-12] Blind people

Postby vhsaddict » Thu Apr 12, 2012 4:28 am

I really liked this one! A very old-school style to it.
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Re: [2012-April-12] Blind people

Postby JPJ007 » Thu Apr 12, 2012 4:53 am



This is why I came into the forum. Thank you.
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Re: [2012-April-12] Blind people

Postby theguy2 » Thu Apr 12, 2012 2:34 pm

I typed in the url manually. I read "1146" instead of "11146."

http://www.scribd.com/doc/1146/

I was quite confused.
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Re: [2012-April-12] Blind people

Postby Anonymous2 » Thu Apr 12, 2012 2:49 pm

theguy2 wrote:I typed in the url manually. I read "1146" instead of "11146."

http://www.scribd.com/doc/1146/

I was quite confused.


I did the exact some thing. Also, the intended link is hilarious. I lost it at "pig".
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Re: [2012-April-12] Blind people

Postby SamSam » Thu Apr 12, 2012 4:50 pm

Anonymous2 wrote:
theguy2 wrote:I typed in the url manually. I read "1146" instead of "11146."

http://www.scribd.com/doc/1146/

I was quite confused.


I did the exact some thing.



Oh me too me too!
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Re: [2012-April-12] Blind people

Postby SamSam » Thu Apr 12, 2012 4:52 pm



O.M.G. The comments under this thing are the most amazing thing ever, and make me dispair at humanity. (Click "more" to get the earlier comments. They are better/worse.)

Well trolled, Mr Weiner, well trolled.

Don't get Fig 1.1 or Fig 2.3... Fig 3.3 - there is quite clearly and penguin and a pig how can anyone have difficulty seeing that? The rest seems ok...stuff I've seen before.


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Re: [2012-April-12] Blind people

Postby Jewlian » Thu Apr 12, 2012 5:45 pm

I wish Zach would leave out 6-9. Troll needs to be a bit more subtle.
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Re: [2012-April-12] Blind people

Postby Destructicus » Thu Apr 12, 2012 6:00 pm

Zach hasn't quite figured out how to make optical illusions yet. I didn't need the caption to see both lines were equally thick, didn't see any grey squares at the corners etc.
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Re: [2012-April-12] Blind people

Postby Jewlian » Thu Apr 12, 2012 6:03 pm

Destructicus wrote:
Zach hasn't quite figured out how to make optical illusions yet. I didn't need the caption to see both lines were equally thick, didn't see any grey squares at the corners etc.


Exactly, and it's patently obvious that cubes can't exist.
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Re: [2012-April-12] Blind people

Postby Destructicus » Thu Apr 12, 2012 6:11 pm

SamSam wrote:


O.M.G. The comments under this thing are the most amazing thing ever, and make me dispair at humanity. (Click "more" to get the earlier comments. They are better/worse.)

Well trolled, Mr Weiner, well trolled.

Don't get Fig 1.1 or Fig 2.3... Fig 3.3 - there is quite clearly and penguin and a pig how can anyone have difficulty seeing that? The rest seems ok...stuff I've seen before.


etc.
Some even put effort into importing the images to photoshop, rather than applying critical thought:
Amazing. But wrong partially. the colors are not the same as he claims, I put them to photoshop and no, the bar is not he same color and the squares neither. Sorry to spoil the fun. Still a faszinating document.


Jewlian wrote:
Destructicus wrote:
Zach hasn't quite figured out how to make optical illusions yet. I didn't need the caption to see both lines were equally thick, didn't see any grey squares at the corners etc.


Exactly, and it's patently obvious that cubes can't exist.
WTF are these "cubes" you speak of? Some sort of hypothetical three-dimensional version of a square?
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Re: [2012-April-12] Blind people

Postby SamSam » Thu Apr 12, 2012 7:42 pm

Jewlian wrote:I wish Zach would leave out 6-9. Troll needs to be a bit more subtle.

I think not. Then the annoyed and confused comments from the peanut gallery wouldn't be quite as hilarious.

Plenty of people had to point out in the comments the important fact that one of the optical illusions wasn't a real illusion. (The rest of the illusions were fine though, thanks.)

Anyway, I dom't actually think trolling was the original intent (who would have even guessed it possible?). I think it was just supposed to be absurd and funny. (Rather like this....)
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Re: [2012-April-12] Blind people

Postby TwoBuy » Thu Apr 12, 2012 9:35 pm

Hahaha. YES! I was JUST talking to the Zach about the optical illusion page at ECCC and couldn't find the link. Epic.

Also, the impossible shape shown is a perfectly reasonable extra-dimensional hypocube
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Re: [2012-April-12] Blind people

Postby vhsaddict » Thu Apr 12, 2012 11:27 pm

Jewlian wrote:I wish Zach would leave out 6-9. Troll needs to be a bit more subtle.

Hmm, I believe you may be slightly confused, see you seem to believe Zach's intention was to trick, or "troll" random people on the internet, whereas I feel he was making what is commonly known as a "joke".
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