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Springtime Word Optical Illusion

I've seen this illusion many times. Read the words in the triangle below out loud.

Paris in Springtime Optical Illusion

Are you sure you read this passage correctly?

I started to think it wasn't that great of an illusion. The trouble is since I've seen it before I couldn't imagine anyone not reading this correctly. I brought it up on my screen today and asked my 15 year old son to read the words out loud.

He said "I love Paris in the springtime" I told him that he got it wrong and to try again. This time he said, "I love Paris in the springtime". Two times in a row he read it wrong. I gave him one more chance and again he said, "I love Paris in the springtime".

At this point I read it out loud to him and he acknowledged that he had been wrong.

Did you read it the same as my son?

Do you know why he was wrong?

Make sure you read all seven words.


Anonymous said...

call me slow but i still dont get it...help me out here ...

Walt said...

I Love Paris in THE THE springtime.

There are 2 "THE" in the sentence most people are blind to this and automatically filter out one of the "THEs" and read it out loud as "I love Paris in the springtime" Thus they actually only say 6 of the 7 words.

Folqueraine said...

God! I saw that illusion on another site and I didn't get it... I had to google it to find your page where it suddenly jumped at me... How tricky.

Anonymous said...

My young daughter and I did this together. We didn't get it. Then we thought we were clever and it was saying "I love pears in the springtime". When you say it fast, that's what it sounds like. I had to read the comments and then we couldn't stop laughing.

Anonymous said...

I had to do exactly the same as said before, I saw it on a previous site and had to google it to actually see trick!! I got it quite soon after reading it on this site though so i even checked the first one to check there were two of 'The' in that one as well!! Its so weird how you completely blank it out!!

Anonymous said...

i just wanna say that was kind of tricky but then i found the answer, and it was sooo cool.

Anonymous said...

that took me ages to work out i tried to find what it was but i couldn't i had to look at comments

tally said...

funny shit!

tally said...

it has two the's :|

Jemmaa-Joee said...

I didnt even get this i had to type it in to find out what was the explanation!!!! :L

Tanay said...

Good 1

jadiebabyx said...

there are two 'THE's but you dont notice them as you are reading fast x

Arianna Sky said...

Two of the same words right next to each other. Our brains skip over the second "the" "The"

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