‘Shiny legs’ optical illusion sparks latest viral debate

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An optical illusion has once again pitted Twitter users against each other – this time, however, it’s a pair of legs, not a dress or a handbag.

Some users see a pair of shiny, possibly oily legs, while others claim to see streaks of white paint.

While it was originally posted on Instagram, the bizarre pic went viral after Twitter user @msbreeezyyy shared the photo with the caption “Once you see it you can’t unsee it.”

https://twitter.com/msbreeezyyy/status/790988181608931328

Her photo has been retweeted by more than 16,000 people as puzzled Twitter users struggle to see both perspectives.

Here’s a sampling of the buzz:

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