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What colour do you see?

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LadyScozz

LadyScozz Report 17 Jun 2014 13:37

Benham's Disc ~

:-)


http://sploid.gizmodo.com/not-everyone-sees-the-same-color-when-they-stare-at-thi-1589654199

The blurb will explain it.

I didn't see much colour at all, just the black/white/grey & a teeny bit of brown.

:-S

Iris

Iris Report 17 Jun 2014 14:20

black/white/grey and a touch of blue and yellow. ;-)

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 17 Jun 2014 14:41

black, white and brown

**Stella ~by~ Starlight**★..★..★

**Stella ~by~ Starlight**★..★..★ Report 17 Jun 2014 14:45

Black, white and a light mauve ...

KenSE

KenSE Report 17 Jun 2014 15:21

Black,white,brown and a bluish grey.

Does anyone remember the OXO adverts that used that effect to produce colour on black and white TV back in the late fifties?

GinN

GinN Report 17 Jun 2014 15:29

Black, white, reddish brown and dark blue.

Elizabeth2469049

Elizabeth2469049 Report 17 Jun 2014 16:21

black and white, and a bit of reddish brown

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 17 Jun 2014 17:13

I do KenSE

So what does the colour check tell us about ourselves then, Lady Scozz?

PatrickM

PatrickM Report 17 Jun 2014 17:35

Black and white with black stripes.

Kucinta

Kucinta Report 17 Jun 2014 20:32

Black, white and yellow..

DIZZI

DIZZI Report 17 Jun 2014 20:34

BLACK AND WHITE

Bobtanian

Bobtanian Report 17 Jun 2014 20:37

holding my left eye closed, I "saw" a halo of yellow to green around the bullseye


holding my right eye closed The bullseye went a faint blue........

in a stare,both eyes open, various triangular patterns
and black/white blocks moving vertically...........
possibly varying dependant on B/B speed etc.....

Bobtanian

Bobtanian Report 17 Jun 2014 20:45

Patrick M
black n white stripes........

reminds me of the Zebra that had died and went to "Heaven"

and at the gate asked the gatekeeper a question........"Ive always wondered if I was black with white stripes or white, with black?"

the gate keeper said, Im sure I don't know but hang on a minute I'll ask HIM upstairs.

a while later he came back with the message " HE says,you are what you are!!"

I don't understand says Zebra, what does THAT mean?

well he says you were white with black stripes.........

if it was the other way round he would have said " Yo' is what yo' is!"

LadyScozz

LadyScozz Report 17 Jun 2014 22:14

No idea what the disc is all about :-(

I'm waiting for someone here to tell me!! :-D :-D

Nolls from Harrogate

Nolls from Harrogate Report 17 Jun 2014 22:23

Black, White and Beige

Budgie Rustler

Budgie Rustler Report 17 Jun 2014 22:36

I see Red stripes, strange, might be because I have a degree of colour blindness.

maggiewinchester

maggiewinchester Report 17 Jun 2014 22:47

Any colour I can see is a green line at the bottom.

LadyScozz

LadyScozz Report 18 Jun 2014 00:48

I'll wait until tomorrow night and look again.......... after I've had a few sherbets :-D

I might see all sorts of things :-D :-D