Here's the winner of the 2018 Best Illusion of the Year Contest


#1

Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2018/10/25/heres-the-winner-of-the-2018.html


#2

Amazing!

Other illusions by Kokichi Sugihara: https://thekidshouldseethis.com/post/ambiguous-cylinder-illusion-by-kokichi-sugihara


#3

A wonderful thing! I literally just said out loud ‘booooooiiiiiinnnggg!’ when the hand came in and started turning the thing. boingboing indeed.


#4

I can tell by the pixels.


#6

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#7

It was the combination of the illusion itself and that awful music:


#8

“Triply Ambiguous Object” was my nickname in college.


#9

Triply awesome!

Also, I am very pleased that there exists an organization named The Neural Correlate Society.


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#11

Didn’t I see, just a few days ago, a different illusion named as best of 2018? (Had the same logo at start of video.) Don’t make me go look for it …
(Tomorrow, maybe.)


#12

Different year, perhaps?


#13

It was this one. I thought it was billed as the winner wherever it was I saw it, but it turns out it got 2018 second prize.


#14

Don’t pay for an extra dimension you’re not going to use.


#15

Thought it would be a toss-up between 45s tired “Believe me!” schtick and the Saudi touring magic troupe and their “Saw a man in half” routine.

Pleasantly disappointed.


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