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#1 2013-07-01 21:15:23

David Bird
From: Montréal, QC
Registered: 2009-07-28
Posts: 1334

"obstacle illusion" for optical illusion

An obstacle illusion is one in which something obstructs your vision or gets in the way of a lucid view.

Create an obstacle illusion by wearing the right pair of jeans…it will appear that you have lost those five pounds!
Life tips

I’ve compared the 2 and the misprint is very obvious and it wasn’t just an obstacle illusion.
They look almost identical.
Knife enthusiasts

Why do looks matter to people in “love”?
it shouldn’t looks are just an obstacle illusion.
social forum

his second leg is behind to the left, its not just one giant leg
oh lol. It was just an obstacle illusion
bodybuilding forum

What I also liked about the bag is that from the picture it looks as if the bag is adorned in crystals, which is not the case. I would love to see in person if from far away if it looks like crystals also. Definitely an obstacle illusion in the stock photo.
Bag bliss

See also optical delusion.



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