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New Year's Eve Before Image Optical Illusion

On New Year's Day last year after quite a wild party a friend found this image left on a car in the neighborhood.

This is different then most optical illusions it is what I call a before-image optical illusion. You have invariably seen many after-image optical illusions, the type where you stare at an image then look away and see an illusion.

This optical illusion is a before-image illusion, you stare at it and while you are staring you start to see what came before that left this image.

What do you see?

Before Image optical illusion

If you are partying away from home please designate a driver in advance and have safe, sane and consensual New Year's Eve experience.

Happy New Years All!

Update: Daria pointed out that the origin of this photo and possibly the real story behind it can be found here.


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Dedwarmo said...

Looks like a girl lay down face first on the hood of the car and then moved her hands to a different position to lift herself off of the car.

Walt said...

I'm glad to see the first voice on here is one with true imagination.

Happy New Year!

Anonymous said...

this is very weird-looking

Anonymous said...

I agree its a girl face down with her shirt up, but that second pair of hands I believe is a 2nd person on top of her. I don't know what the illusion is though, sounds like 2 drunkies goin at on a friends car -- maybe to be funny?

Daria said...

Yeah, I remember this picture from a while ago. It even made an appearance on Craig's list:


Anonymous said...

Oddly, you can see a waistband on her, so it looks like she kept her pants on. Makes me think this was a staged photo, not a real event.

Anonymous said...

it looks like she is on her back but you see an imprint of boobs?

Anonymous said...

Nah she was on her stomach and a dude was behind her she had a skirt on so ya know.... its obvious

Anonymous said...

I think she got drunk and a cop found her toppless and she was arrested.

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