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Date: 06/20/05 01:09 PM

157 Responses to Disappearing Dots Illusion

  1. Profile photo of buddy
    buddy Male 30-39
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    June 20, 2005 at 1:09 pm
    Link: Disappearing Dots Illusion - Focus on the cross in the center and the purple dots will magically disappear.

    :-)

  2. Profile photo of eviltwin
    eviltwin Male 13-17
    27 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 1:15 pm
    wow
  3. Profile photo of Titter
    Titter Female 13-17
    333 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 1:15 pm
    meh - seen it before, still cool though
  4. Profile photo of omega_ma
    omega_ma Male 18-29
    306 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 1:21 pm
    Very cool.
  5. Profile photo of SuperSoph
    SuperSoph Female 13-17
    209 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 1:21 pm
    ahhh...scary
  6. Profile photo of trinity2609
    trinity2609 Female 18-29
    854 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 1:22 pm
    wow! awesome
  7. Profile photo of callmealice
    callmealice Female 18-29
    435 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 1:28 pm
    Weird!
  8. Profile photo of MikeyC
    MikeyC Male 13-17
    34 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 1:29 pm
    quite cool, had to foucs my eyes hard b4 i could not c them
  9. Profile photo of yishusing
    yishusing Male 18-29
    332 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 1:30 pm
    These are weird!
  10. Profile photo of MELio74
    MELio74 Female 18-29
    428 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 1:33 pm
    Woah..... kinda freaky.....
  11. Profile photo of Doxa
    Doxa Male 30-39
    150 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 1:44 pm
    I must have bad eyes...saw the green dot rotating almost immediately.
  12. Profile photo of Pastulio
    Pastulio Female 13-17
    45 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 1:54 pm
    I always enjoy things such as this. :)
  13. Profile photo of Tricky01
    Tricky01 Male 18-29
    215 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 1:55 pm
    That was quite cool :) :D A pat on the back for the creator ;)
  14. Profile photo of JonnyL900
    JonnyL900 Male 13-17
    203 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 2:03 pm
    you guys do know its a fake?

    right?

  15. Profile photo of p4nd4z
    p4nd4z Female 18-29
    302 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 2:12 pm
    well, it is called an illusion JonnyL900...

    I wonder how this works though. *applaudes*

  16. Profile photo of Homer Jay
    Homer Jay Male 18-29
    1135 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 2:14 pm
    cool
  17. Profile photo of Psychomissy
    Psychomissy Female 13-17
    138 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 2:22 pm
    waw! Thats cool
  18. Profile photo of XVI
    XVI Male 13-17
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    June 20, 2005 at 2:25 pm
    Its IS fake. Copy the image into a word processor and look at it, no green dots or purple dots dissapearing. Its actually some sort of flash animation where each frame has one purple dot missing.
  19. Profile photo of XVI
    XVI Male 13-17
    17 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 2:28 pm
    And Doxa, the reason you saw them rotating almost imeadiatly is because it IS fake, its a flash. Everyone, try looking away from the centre, they still spin around or whatever they are supposed to do when you look at the center.
  20. Profile photo of buddy
    buddy Male 30-39
    10116 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 2:34 pm
    It`s a optical illusion, XVI.
  21. Profile photo of dani_chick
    dani_chick Female 18-29
    290 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 2:38 pm
    It is too, The dot disapeared and as soon as I blinked they came back, I did it a fews times and at different intervals. It couldn`t possibly be a flash
  22. Profile photo of Indyvelez
    Indyvelez Female 18-29
    32 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 2:39 pm
    it is an animation; when i first loaded the dots were going into a circle, then you you right clip and press "properties" it says it is a GIF file.. meaning a flash-type movie - xvi is right
  23. Profile photo of dani_chick
    dani_chick Female 18-29
    290 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 2:39 pm
    Of course the dots are rotating, thats not the illusion, the illusion is the the dots disapears :S
  24. Profile photo of rocko213
    rocko213 Male 18-29
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    June 20, 2005 at 2:51 pm
    my god you`re stupid xvi, the point is is that when you focus on the center, it looks like the rotating green dot is picking up all of the purple ones.

    Where? I dont know, but I`m sure there`s punch and pie there.

  25. Profile photo of geckosrock
    geckosrock Male 13-17
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    June 20, 2005 at 2:51 pm
    you guys are idiots, It is meant for the purple dots to disappear in order. The illusion is that a GREEN dot is spinning where the purple dots disappear. If you look at the outside, like XVI suggested there is NO green dot.
  26. Profile photo of xbade13
    xbade13 Male 13-17
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    June 20, 2005 at 2:54 pm
    Awsome!
  27. Profile photo of sxcbxc1
    sxcbxc1 Female 18-29
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    June 20, 2005 at 2:57 pm
    its ok but really obvious 2 work out. i watched the cross n then the green dot. it is stupid
  28. Profile photo of AOD-ninja
    AOD-ninja Female 13-17
    302 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 2:58 pm
    people, open it with imageready , you can see the different pictures of the dots, it is elementry really ^_^
  29. Profile photo of Spoiled1
    Spoiled1 Female 13-17
    40 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 2:58 pm
    well that was cool. now im seeing dots though!
  30. Profile photo of DJ_jason
    DJ_jason Male 30-39
    667 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 3:02 pm
    How can someone say something like this is faked? I`m guessing these are the same people that yell `PHOTOSHOP!` when they see something they can`t explain.
  31. Profile photo of yes-i-agree
    yes-i-agree Male 13-17
    5 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 3:14 pm
    Omg That Stupid Green Dot Gave Me A Nosbleed..HEs Bullying The Purple Dots..But The Rebel Green DOt Is Outnumbered..Purple Dots AtACk!!
  32. Profile photo of yes-i-agree
    yes-i-agree Male 13-17
    5 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 3:15 pm
    I Hate My Pic
  33. Profile photo of yes-i-agree
    yes-i-agree Male 13-17
    5 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 3:15 pm
    Its From 2 years Ago!!..i need a new pic
  34. Profile photo of yes-i-agree
    yes-i-agree Male 13-17
    5 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 3:16 pm
    im just building up my posts..
  35. Profile photo of rocko213
    rocko213 Male 18-29
    54 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 3:16 pm
  36. Profile photo of tomsss
    tomsss Male 18-29
    403 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 3:18 pm
    Neat stuff
  37. Profile photo of mobrule
    mobrule Male 18-29
    278 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 3:18 pm
    i hate your pic too///and you///and your comments
  38. Profile photo of me1222
    me1222 Male 13-17
    56 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 3:21 pm
    this sucks its NOT true u friggin tards its called dratin flash
  39. Profile photo of mobrule
    mobrule Male 18-29
    278 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 3:22 pm
    anyway ..if you put your mouse cursor over one of the purple dots > then focus on that..the purple seem to change shades
  40. Profile photo of oligarky
    oligarky Male 13-17
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    June 20, 2005 at 3:27 pm
    i like it :-D
  41. Profile photo of rubilon
    rubilon Male 18-29
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    June 20, 2005 at 3:43 pm
    Hey! Cool effect! Also try to move after it desapears(closer to screen for example). There will be cool effect like there is green fade or smth.
  42. Profile photo of rubilon
    rubilon Male 18-29
    30 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 3:43 pm
    Hey! Cool effect! Also try to move after it desapears(closer to screen for example). There will be cool effect like there is green fade or smth.
    And also play the Ghost Wrath game i made, here in the links :)
  43. Profile photo of Santos_Demin
    Santos_Demin Male 18-29
    383 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 3:44 pm
    If you have trouble focusing your eyes on the center, cover one with your hand and it becomes VERY easy to see the disappearing circles effect.
    There IS no green dot, that is just another illusion. Take a screenshot with the print screen button, and paste it into Microsoft Word or Paint or Photoshop, or whatever you have, and you can look at a screenshot of the PURPLE dots and the + in the center.
  44. Profile photo of rubilon
    rubilon Male 18-29
    30 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 3:54 pm
    God damn YOU RIGHT it`s ANIMATION!! I try to import this gif in flash and there is 12 frames. But no green dots at all. Anyway cool!
  45. Profile photo of _Snoopy_
    _Snoopy_ Female 13-17
    1253 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 3:54 pm
    Why is everyone arguing with eachother? WHO CARES IF ITS FAKE OR NOT? I still say its ok... makes me dizzy :-P
  46. Profile photo of jlconran07
    jlconran07 Male 13-17
    87 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 4:04 pm
    You don`t seem to understand the illusion...Yes, it is an animation that makes each dot dissappear sequentially, but if you focus on the middle, all of them slowly dissappear until it only looks like a green dot is moving clockwise...you guys are too quick to try and disprove something.
  47. Profile photo of JonnyL900
    JonnyL900 Male 13-17
    203 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 4:23 pm
    I can`t beleive there are some people who think its real - stare anywhere on the screen - you see it move!

    FOOLS!

  48. Profile photo of Mat
    Mat Male 13-17
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    June 20, 2005 at 4:29 pm
    A Yawn Award and a Troll award... First time ever...
  49. Profile photo of webby-boy
    webby-boy Male 13-17
    390 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 4:50 pm
    This things pritty cool, but what the hell is evry1 on abut!! sure o.k, its comment paige, but who gives a f*ck if its a flash or an optical illusion! personally, i think its not gunna change the world either way!
  50. Profile photo of matthewsim88
    matthewsim88 Male 13-17
    122 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 4:59 pm
    Wow, u people (like JonnyL900) are really stupid!!! You`re SUPPOSED to know its a flash animation, morons! The illusion is that when you stare at the center cross, the purple dots fade away all at the same time. The green dot moving around the screen is what makes the illusion work, it`s not the illusion!!!
  51. Profile photo of fthygre
    fthygre Female 18-29
    363 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 5:07 pm
    cool but never try it when you have a headache - it seemed to make my head hurt more
  52. Profile photo of jlconran07
    jlconran07 Male 13-17
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    June 20, 2005 at 5:07 pm
    Thank you Matthew, finally someone who agrees with me...
  53. Profile photo of MidoriBug
    MidoriBug Female 18-29
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    June 20, 2005 at 5:20 pm
    Hey where did my comment go...grrrr. Anyways I think its cool.
  54. Profile photo of Enohead
    Enohead Male 40-49
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    June 20, 2005 at 5:27 pm
    Wow. If ignorance is bliss, most of you are blisters. Let me explain this as simply as possible. There are stationary purple dots. There is a green dot that goes sequentially in a circle. The purple dots do NOT disappear due to the flash animation. You can tell this by NOT looking at the cross in the middle. Move your eye around and the purple dots do NOT disappear. The purple dots disappear when you keep your eye stationary. This is because the green dot is a complimentary color to the purple dots. Two complimentary colors combined make grey (which is the background color). It`s the same principle as if you stare at a red square (or circle or anything) for a few minutes, and then look at a white wall. You`ll see a green square.
    So - your eye sees the green rotating dot, and as it goes around, your eye gets "used to" seeing it, and it cancels out the stationary purple dots that are there all along.
    Not fake. Just color theory.
  55. Profile photo of vulture19
    vulture19 Male 30-39
    181 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 5:32 pm
    For all of you people who think this is fake, it should be absolutely the greatest site you`ve ever seen. I mean think about it, the program is psychic enough to know when you are and when you aren`t focused on the center!
  56. Profile photo of jamiemac2005
    jamiemac2005 Male 18-29
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    June 20, 2005 at 5:32 pm
    You r a bunch of spacs Its a flash animation you bunch of gullible litle*****`s
  57. Profile photo of Assimilate13
    Assimilate13 Female 18-29
    134 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 5:37 pm
    LOL @ the fact that people are actually arguing and name-calling about this....

    well put, enohead; i think that explains it completely.

  58. Profile photo of eRiCaBot
    eRiCaBot Female 18-29
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    June 20, 2005 at 5:40 pm
    cooooool.
  59. Profile photo of TMaster
    TMaster Male 13-17
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    June 20, 2005 at 5:48 pm
    enohead`s right. its a animation of purple cirlces around a black cross with a green cirlce moving around.
    The dissappearing is the trick/illusion. And i think that enohead puts it very well.
  60. Profile photo of MorPhuS
    MorPhuS Male 13-17
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    June 20, 2005 at 5:57 pm
    there is no green dot
  61. Profile photo of MorPhuS
    MorPhuS Male 13-17
    82 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 5:59 pm
    its ment to be like that :D
  62. Profile photo of blazer90
    blazer90 Female 13-17
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    June 20, 2005 at 6:17 pm
    enohead`s got it right. he explained it flawlessly as well. I liked the site, though my vision is all messed up and it is hard for me to see now or focus on anything.
  63. Profile photo of Wildcat07070
    Wildcat07070 Female 13-17
    2035 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 6:32 pm
    The purple dots didnt disappear. I just saw a circle of green dots combined with the circle of purple dots. Oh no! There must be something wrong with me! lol.
  64. Profile photo of Santos_Demin
    Santos_Demin Male 18-29
    383 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 6:33 pm
    For anybody who still thinks theres really a green dot loook in the center for about 15 seconds then look right above it, 12 green dots come out of nowhere, 13 if you still notice the green dot that keeps eating the purple ones.

    oh, and... wakka wakka wakka wakka wakka wakka wakka wakka

  65. Profile photo of Wildcat07070
    Wildcat07070 Female 13-17
    2035 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 6:34 pm
    Ok. I focused hard enough and got the purple ones to disappear. Pretty cool.
  66. Profile photo of Enohead
    Enohead Male 40-49
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    June 20, 2005 at 7:22 pm
    Santos, those 12 green dots that come out of nowhere are just after-images from your eye - like if you look at the sun, you`ll see a dot everywhere you look for awhile.

    And for all you `tards that think that this is an illusion created by software (what would the point of THAT be, anyway?), here`s another illusion. Oddly enough, you can see illusions like this in books. You know, books that don`t have flash animation?

    http://www.colorcube.com/illusions/chrma...

  67. Profile photo of Enohead
    Enohead Male 40-49
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    June 20, 2005 at 7:28 pm
    Here`s another that illustrates afterimages and how they become complimentary colors.

    http://www.colorcube.com/illusions/aftri...

  68. Profile photo of racedogg2
    racedogg2 Male 13-17
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    June 20, 2005 at 7:56 pm
    enohead is right. this is definitely real. the only flash is the circles spinning, and thats only to make the illusion work. awesome illusion. i tried not staring at it for a while and nothing happened. finally, i did stare and it disappeared!
  69. Profile photo of Legion5
    Legion5 Male 18-29
    438 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 8:00 pm
    You are all retarded.

    IT`S SUPPOSED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (hope that was enough exclemation points), to be An Animation.

    What happens is that if you look at the center, every single dot disapears at the same time instantly.

  70. Profile photo of pankate
    pankate Female 18-29
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    June 20, 2005 at 8:06 pm
    Definitely real...
  71. Profile photo of Maelstrom_x
    Maelstrom_x Male 18-29
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    June 20, 2005 at 8:11 pm
    Wow, that`s a cool illusion.
  72. Profile photo of MyChem169
    MyChem169 Male 18-29
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    June 20, 2005 at 8:13 pm
    kinda cool..seen this before though.
  73. Profile photo of armygirljenn
    armygirljenn Female 18-29
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    June 20, 2005 at 8:14 pm
    cool
  74. Profile photo of Kane132
    Kane132 Male 18-29
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    June 20, 2005 at 8:23 pm
    Ive got a question: WHY CAN NO-ONE SPELL DISAPPEAR RIGHT?
  75. Profile photo of Kane132
    Kane132 Male 18-29
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    June 20, 2005 at 8:29 pm
    dissappear, dissapearing, disapeared
  76. Profile photo of Kane132
    Kane132 Male 18-29
    374 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 8:29 pm
    dissappear, dissapearing, disapeared
  77. Profile photo of Kane132
    Kane132 Male 18-29
    374 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 8:30 pm
    disapears
  78. Profile photo of hole_rocks89
    hole_rocks89 Female 13-17
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    June 20, 2005 at 8:50 pm
    hotness
  79. Profile photo of Mr.knowItAll
    Mr.knowItAll Male 18-29
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    June 20, 2005 at 8:50 pm
    Thanks to you all for experimenting in our experiment. Stay tuned for further instructions...
  80. Profile photo of hole_rocks89
    hole_rocks89 Female 13-17
    353 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 8:51 pm
    disappear
  81. Profile photo of Bucher
    Bucher Male 18-29
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    June 20, 2005 at 8:56 pm
    i owned those dots
  82. Profile photo of zinis
    zinis Female 18-29
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    June 20, 2005 at 9:25 pm
    It is sad to know that there are people on here arguing about dots.
  83. Profile photo of elioraxoxo
    elioraxoxo Female 13-17
    35 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 9:45 pm
    that was not cool

    GO GECKOSROCK!

  84. Profile photo of elioraxoxo
    elioraxoxo Female 13-17
    35 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 9:45 pm
    and zinis
  85. Profile photo of freddyk11
    freddyk11 Male 13-17
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    June 20, 2005 at 9:47 pm
    They disappeared.
  86. Profile photo of Samela
    Samela Female 18-29
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    June 20, 2005 at 9:54 pm
    enohead is still not completely right, though he is the closest so far. There ISN`T a green dot...the green dot is the after-effect he keeps going on about.
  87. Profile photo of Samela
    Samela Female 18-29
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    June 20, 2005 at 9:55 pm
    Plus, I`d like to know a fake what, exactly?
  88. Profile photo of S_J_W
    S_J_W Male 18-29
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    June 20, 2005 at 9:55 pm
    This isn`t "fake".

    1: This is an after image illusion based on something called negative (as in a photo) after-effects combined with Troxler fading. You see green because they use magenta. Remember staring at the green chalkboard in school and getting a magenta after image? The fading Troxler effect is based on a fixed focal point causing loss of peripheral visual consciousness.

    2: The green dot is all in your mind. I opened the file in image ready and there are a total of 12 layers making up 12 frames. None of these frames contain a green dot.

    3: The disappearing dots are also a genuine illusion since none of the layers include transparency modifications.

    4: This is not a "flash animation" as some of you have suggested. It is an animated gif file.

    Conclusion:
    nyone who thinks that this is fake has no working knowledge of basic optical illusions, hasn`t done any investigating to support their position, and is basing their assumption on ignorance.

  89. Profile photo of Samela
    Samela Female 18-29
    192 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 9:55 pm
    Oh man, someone just posted a good explanation and now they`ve taken it away.
  90. Profile photo of Samela
    Samela Female 18-29
    192 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 9:56 pm
    oh, it`s back, thank you SJW
  91. Profile photo of ChaosZero
    ChaosZero Male 18-29
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    June 20, 2005 at 10:06 pm
    Crap, SJW beat me to it, heh. SJW has everything correct though, specially on number 4 since it seems most people seem to think all animations are done in Flash.
  92. Profile photo of YouG
    YouG Male 18-29
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    June 20, 2005 at 10:16 pm
    I wonder what`s the purpose of having the small little red line just below the 10 o`clock circles.

    Really cool.~

  93. Profile photo of S_J_W
    S_J_W Male 18-29
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    June 20, 2005 at 10:25 pm
    Wow... good eye. I think it was just a mistake. It only seems to appear in layers 11 and 12 an is only visible in frame 11. It was probably just a slip up. Like the error that occurs on layer 2 frame 2 just as the two o`clock position dot disappears.
  94. Profile photo of FuzDaddyJell
    FuzDaddyJell Male 13-17
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    June 20, 2005 at 10:32 pm
    I was going to put that there is no greend dot, but SJW already did. If you don`t have imageready then do the print screen button thing and open up paint and look at the image. no green dot. and here is the most important part of what i`m about to say:

    the illusion works even if the circles arent spinning. i tried it with the print screen thing and opened it up in paint and the illusion still worked. and to all that think that this is flash, you have no knowledge of graphics and graphic creation.

    anybody that disagrees with me can go blow a duck beacause you know i am right.

  95. Profile photo of Enohead
    Enohead Male 40-49
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    June 20, 2005 at 11:18 pm
    Well, I respectfully disagree with SJW, and I do mean respectfully.
    I believe there IS a green dot, because there is nothing else that would make the purple dots disappear. I found a link to another site that hosts this illusion, and it`s listed under "flash animation".
    I know that doesn`t necessarily mean that it`s flash, but explain this: if it`s an animated gif of purple dots that, what - turn off one by one in a clockwise direction? - how does your eye NOT see them. And how does your eye produce the green dot as an illusion?
    I opened the source, and it`s Java script, so I don`t think doing a print screen and opening it in paint is going to tell you much of anything.
    (here`s the link to the other host)
    http://www.di-links.com/link1591.html
    I don`t think this is an example of the Troxler effect - I think it is another example of what my 2nd linked example illustrates.

    I completely agree with

  96. Profile photo of Enohead
    Enohead Male 40-49
    1587 posts
    June 20, 2005 at 11:20 pm
    You know what?
    I totally take it back.
    SJW is right as rain.
    I just saved it as a .gif and looked frame by frame.
    I`ll be damned.

    P.S. - the key to a scientific mind = admit when you`re wrong and learn from it.

  97. Profile photo of jlnx13
    jlnx13 Female 13-17
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    June 20, 2005 at 11:29 pm
    Zinis: It is sad to know that there are people on here arguing about dots.

    ha ha hah a, you made my day!

  98. Profile photo of Concetra
    Concetra Male 18-29
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    June 20, 2005 at 11:45 pm
    First Post!
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    chirths_fate Male 18-29
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    June 20, 2005 at 11:54 pm
    [email protected]
  100. Profile photo of rubored
    rubored Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2005 at 12:25 am
    Seen this. Thought it was real at first, does appear fakey though... Would be better if it was one of the still image ones.
  101. Profile photo of mpbx3003
    mpbx3003 Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2005 at 12:36 am
    Actually, the reason the purple dots disappear is because your vision is based on chemical reactions, and your eyes only have limited amounts of the chemicals to make colours, so after a bit the chemical for that shade of purple is all converted to the other chemical, so you can no longer see the purple. Also if you notice the purple will come back when you blink because the reaction goes both ways and the chemical is being reverted to the one for purple, and the short closing of your eyes stops the new supply of chemicals for purple from being immediately used up. That`s why the illusion works the other two had everything right except for that your eye doesn`t just filter it out, and that your eye just loses the ability to see peripheral conciousness, although the Troxler effects do play some part, it`s mostly that your eyes simply lose the ability to see purple for a while (if you notice, it takes a bit to came back all the way after you stop focusing.)
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    MeNoeNgLiSh Male 13-17
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    June 21, 2005 at 1:46 am
    poop
  103. Profile photo of LeeMod
    LeeMod Male 13-17
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    June 21, 2005 at 1:50 am
    Thats weird, but you had to really like relax your eyes. Honestly, it doesn`t look like an optical illusion. Weird!
  104. Profile photo of Sarah Bear
    Sarah Bear Female 18-29
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    June 21, 2005 at 2:18 am
    freaky
  105. Profile photo of mobrule
    mobrule Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2005 at 10:52 am
    hundred posts! yesssss! this is awesome! YES! dots and green and purple -----BLACK CROSSES
    ITS THE CROSSES OHHHHHH THOSES CROSSES. little red lines at 10 O`CL0CK..... 10 .. 11-1 .. 10! WOAH WOAH WOAH
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    Simen2k Male 13-17
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    June 21, 2005 at 11:06 am
    WOW!! cool!!
  107. Profile photo of Enohead
    Enohead Male 40-49
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    June 21, 2005 at 11:54 am
    Uh oh - mobrule is having an episode!
    We`ve filled 5 pages of inane banter!
    I LOVE THE INTERNET... WOAH!
    NOW I`M HAVING AN EPISODE. HELP! DEAR, SWEET JESUS, HELP ME!
  108. Profile photo of Kane132
    Kane132 Male 18-29
    374 posts
    June 21, 2005 at 1:17 pm
    <i>The green dot is all in your mind. I opened the file in image ready and there are a total of 12 layers making up 12 frames. None of these frames contain a green dot.</i>

    The green dot is NOT all part of your imagaination! You`re all so stupid

  109. Profile photo of Kane132
    Kane132 Male 18-29
    374 posts
    June 21, 2005 at 1:18 pm
    html doesnt work...at least I separated the paragraphs
  110. Profile photo of corpse7
    corpse7 Male 30-39
    32 posts
    June 21, 2005 at 1:35 pm
    I cover everything but 1 purple dot and it flashes green. Yous cant tell me there is no green.
  111. Profile photo of Enohead
    Enohead Male 40-49
    1587 posts
    June 21, 2005 at 2:07 pm
    Okay, there`s a green dot. I`m tired of trying to explain things.
  112. Profile photo of Enohead
    Enohead Male 40-49
    1587 posts
    June 21, 2005 at 2:08 pm
    Oh, and fine - it`s totally fake, too.
    Jesus.
  113. Profile photo of mobrule
    mobrule Male 18-29
    278 posts
    June 21, 2005 at 2:50 pm
    thats windows mediaplayered
  114. Profile photo of Enohead
    Enohead Male 40-49
    1587 posts
    June 21, 2005 at 3:23 pm
    mobrule, you crack my ass up sometimes.
  115. Profile photo of Ledatru
    Ledatru Male 18-29
    55 posts
    June 21, 2005 at 3:51 pm
    It`s not even a damn flash animation, it`s a .gif animation, you guys are so dumb
  116. Profile photo of magicmage316
    magicmage316 Male 70 & Over
    478 posts
    June 21, 2005 at 7:20 pm
    nice...freaky in a way
  117. Profile photo of magicmage316
    magicmage316 Male 70 & Over
    478 posts
    June 21, 2005 at 7:21 pm
    am i the only 1 who thnks tht mpbx is a nerd?no offense
  118. Profile photo of S_J_W
    S_J_W Male 18-29
    1465 posts
    June 22, 2005 at 12:22 am
    Kane132, what I meant was that the green dot doesn`t physically exist. It`s being produced by things going on in your brain and eyes. So stop being an a-hole.

    I can`t believe this "fake" discusion is still going on after five pages. I posted an explanation and analysis of the file on page 4 and mpbx3003 posted more detail on the illusion on the top of page 5. Now, unless someone can produce evidence to contradict all of this there is no question as to this illusions validity. Seeing as how studying the gif file will show nothing other than what I have already stated, and I doubt that any one here will suddenly rewrite and change the basic rules of optical neurology then I think the argument can stop here.

  119. Profile photo of SamoDaJerbal
    SamoDaJerbal Male 13-17
    526 posts
    June 22, 2005 at 12:47 am
    i laugh at stupid people saying its fake and at smart people trying to make stupid people smart by telling them its not fake and why, leave the stupid people alone in their stupidness.
  120. Profile photo of charisma
    charisma Female 18-29
    172 posts
    June 22, 2005 at 1:03 am
    When you blink, they come back!!
  121. Profile photo of bk_rising_st
    bk_rising_st Female 13-17
    4 posts
    June 22, 2005 at 1:07 am
    creepy. i like it
  122. Profile photo of MeNoeNgLiSh
    MeNoeNgLiSh Male 13-17
    89 posts
    June 22, 2005 at 3:00 am
    poop
  123. Profile photo of S_J_W
    S_J_W Male 18-29
    1465 posts
    June 22, 2005 at 6:37 am
    Yes... poop indeed...
  124. Profile photo of mobrule
    mobrule Male 18-29
    278 posts
    June 22, 2005 at 10:44 am
    stoopid monkey
  125. Profile photo of magicmage316
    magicmage316 Male 70 & Over
    478 posts
    June 22, 2005 at 8:05 pm
    ITS AN "OPTICAL ILLUSION". TO ALL U IDIOTS OUT THERE THAT MEANS THAT ITS A PICTURE THAT TRICKS UR EYES. NOT A FLASH ANIMATION!!!!!!!!!!!
  126. Profile photo of lovestricken
    lovestricken Female 13-17
    712 posts
    June 23, 2005 at 11:37 pm
    Ehh....That was okay....
  127. Profile photo of Carpenter100
    Carpenter100 Male 13-17
    64 posts
    June 24, 2005 at 12:01 am
    It`s just your eyes playing tricks on you. the dots dissapear because, since the brain is focusing on the cross, the moving green "dot" looks likes it covering them up. stare at one of the purple dots. the others dissapear.
  128. Profile photo of Obelisk
    Obelisk Male 13-17
    33 posts
    June 24, 2005 at 12:01 am
    wow they actually disappeared
  129. Profile photo of play_dirty
    play_dirty Male 13-17
    116 posts
    June 24, 2005 at 3:48 pm
    has any one tryed to look to the side during the disapearing (it goes back to normal) weird
  130. Profile photo of muggyloc
    muggyloc Female 40-49
    755 posts
    June 24, 2005 at 6:01 pm
    I liked thee part when the lil pink squirrell put on a green tutu and danced across the screen.
  131. Profile photo of JunkMaster
    JunkMaster Male 13-17
    72 posts
    June 25, 2005 at 11:09 am
    Holy poo!
  132. Profile photo of klkl
    klkl Male 13-17
    1725 posts
    June 25, 2005 at 10:25 pm
    i no how this works
  133. Profile photo of klkl
    klkl Male 13-17
    1725 posts
    June 25, 2005 at 10:26 pm
    has any1 ever heard of blind spots in your eyes? its not fake
  134. Profile photo of Apocolipse
    Apocolipse Male 13-17
    188 posts
    June 26, 2005 at 3:25 pm
    HOLY ****!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! oh and yes i do magic mage
  135. Profile photo of Hango
    Hango Male 70 & Over
    189 posts
    June 26, 2005 at 5:19 pm
    Magic mage is completly rigt. IT IS AN OPTICAL ILLUSION!
  136. Profile photo of 17945
    17945 Male 18-29
    725 posts
    July 1, 2005 at 10:19 am
    6 pages of a whole bunch of idiots arguing about dots and an optical illusion...
  137. Profile photo of 17945
    17945 Male 18-29
    725 posts
    July 1, 2005 at 10:20 am
    how pathetic is this world becoming?
  138. Profile photo of magicmage316
    magicmage316 Male 70 & Over
    478 posts
    July 5, 2005 at 8:36 pm
    f up17945
  139. Profile photo of Naoscaire
    Naoscaire Male 18-29
    571 posts
    July 12, 2005 at 2:04 pm
    That is truly amazing. It`s not fake, it`s an optical illusion, my friend is an optician and he says its perfectly legit
  140. Profile photo of Hango
    Hango Male 70 & Over
    189 posts
    July 21, 2005 at 8:30 pm
    This thing contains 2 optical illusions actually. That or i`ve lost it. If you stare at it for 60 seconds then move your head more purple dots appear.
  141. Profile photo of Hango
    Hango Male 70 & Over
    189 posts
    July 21, 2005 at 8:31 pm
    And Enohead don`t start saying stuff and explaining it cause i fricken don`t wan`t to read it!
  142. Profile photo of xXwhateverXx
    xXwhateverXx Female 13-17
    12 posts
    August 4, 2005 at 7:18 pm
    OMFG the point of the animation is to see ALL of the dots "dissapear"! Of course the dots aren`t actually vanishing, that would be stupid. For those of you dumbasses yelling fake, Google "optical illusions" It`s something your head THINKS you`re seeing but you`re not. Just stare at the cross for a long time and you`ll get it...f**king idiots...
  143. Profile photo of Hango
    Hango Male 70 & Over
    189 posts
    August 7, 2005 at 11:28 am
    OBOLISK! DISAPPEARING DOTS!
  144. Profile photo of Hango
    Hango Male 70 & Over
    189 posts
    August 7, 2005 at 11:30 am
    i do too magic mage.
  145. Profile photo of Hango
    Hango Male 70 & Over
    189 posts
    August 7, 2005 at 11:30 am
    so is enohead
  146. Profile photo of Hango
    Hango Male 70 & Over
    189 posts
    August 7, 2005 at 11:34 am
    and 17945
  147. Profile photo of bookaholic22
    bookaholic22 Female 70 & Over
    111 posts
    September 11, 2005 at 9:13 pm
    I`m very annoyed, it didn`t work for me. :-(
  148. Profile photo of Nacaz2
    Nacaz2 Male 13-17
    821 posts
    September 16, 2005 at 1:25 am
    yeah, pretty neat
  149. Profile photo of Sims9287
    Sims9287 Female 13-17
    148 posts
    October 3, 2005 at 10:27 pm
    Now all I see is green dots infront of my eyes *blinks* *blinks*
  150. Profile photo of topheavy
    topheavy Female 13-17
    9 posts
    October 18, 2005 at 9:08 am
    freaky i dont like it
  151. Profile photo of maxerdo
    maxerdo Male 13-17
    84 posts
    October 29, 2005 at 8:42 am
    wtf
  152. Profile photo of IhatePAUL
    IhatePAUL Female 13-17
    158 posts
    December 16, 2005 at 12:22 am
    It`s not fake. I posted this on the other one (I think this is a repost)
    http://img397.imageshack.us/img397/8510/illusion9ap.png
    It`s from MY Jasc Animation Shop 3.
  153. Profile photo of MyBordem
    MyBordem Male 13-17
    141 posts
    May 20, 2006 at 11:53 pm
    wicked!
  154. Profile photo of goatfish
    goatfish Male 18-29
    47 posts
    August 5, 2006 at 3:33 am
    thats nifty
  155. Profile photo of YinYang78
    YinYang78 Male 13-17
    876 posts
    October 11, 2006 at 9:35 pm
    Weird... but cool
  156. Profile photo of StapleMeElmo
    StapleMeElmo Male 18-29
    1029 posts
    July 25, 2007 at 4:33 pm
    It`s animated, but thats how the illusion works.... I just hate ones like that because so many people rip you off.
  157. Profile photo of OrangeCrow
    OrangeCrow Female 18-29
    1199 posts
    February 27, 2009 at 12:20 am
    Magic!

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