Derby #139: Madness

manic or depressive?

No bunnies.

Rejected because: No bunnies.

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theWanker


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This is an optical illusion I made years ago. I added on the carrot to sort of lighten it up a bit. Before I added the carrot, I found about 70% of people I showed it to saw the face, 30% saw the bunny.

Please post which you see first. I'm curious to see the impact of the carrot.

Drakxxx


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I saw the face, and then got confused about the carrot until I read your comment! Now I see the rabbit eating the carrot.


paigeg


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Since I read your comment first, I immediately saw the bunny and had to look for the carrot. So it kinda voids the experiment. I'd lose the carrot and go with the illusion as-is. Besides, you know the 'no bunnies' rules! Ditching the carrot will hopefully avoid the ban. Cause this is cool!

Stellardig


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That is so COOL! Great work! GMV

Stellardig


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I saw the bunny first because of the carrot. Then the face.

theWanker


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Stellardig wrote:That is so COOL! Great work! GMV


Thanks! I think your inkblot design got me thinking about this drawing again.

theWanker


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paigeg wrote:Since I read your comment first, I immediately saw the bunny and had to look for the carrot. So it kinda voids the experiment. I'd lose the carrot and go with the illusion as-is. Besides, you know the 'no bunnies' rules! Ditching the carrot will hopefully avoid the ban. Cause this is cool!


Ha! I forgot about the ban. Well, it's a chance I have to take.

I'm kind of curious about what others think. I like it with the carrot, but I've had this drawing around for (literally) a decade, and it may just be that the carrot freshens it up for me.

Should the carrot stay or go?

paigeg


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theWanker wrote:


Should the carrot stay or go?


Huh, you know, in the full-sized comp I see a carrot, but the thumbnail, being hader to see - looks like the face has eerie orange eyes. Cool. I still think the carrot should go though.

happyapple


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I saw the bunny first. I think that may be because I'd just been saying how I miss the references to Harvey due to the "No Bunnies" rule.

I love the illusion - GMV.

eye4spot


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LOL dude...great job, but you should not have admitted to the bunny (that only some see)...bunnies are against the rules this week.


Gr1d


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This is really cool, but does it violate the no bunny rule?

Take it slow bro.

Granddude2


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I saw the bunny first and then the face as I was clicking on the entry. I didn't notice the carrot until I read your comment.

MadamAtom


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I looked at the thumbnail and saw a bunny. "What the heck does that have to do with ... ?" Clicked, read the title, read the text on the comp. "Oh, it's a face too. Okay, so it is on topic."

No idea how that would've played out without the carrot, but as is, it was definitely bunny at first sight.

MadamAtom


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MadamAtom wrote:I looked at the thumbnail and saw a bunny. "What the heck does that have to do with ... ?" Clicked, read the title, read the text on the comp. "Oh, it's a face too. Okay, so it is on topic."

No idea how that would've played out without the carrot, but as is, it was definitely bunny at first sight.


(Why is there sometimes no Edit button? Sheesh.)

I should add, though, that while looking at the bunny I was also thinking "What the heck happened to his back?"

SnowQueenVT


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...shhhh everyone , it's a FACE! (nudge -nudge..!)

http://www.wix.com/scottgreenip/snowqueenvt

apeman


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Face (long pause) rabbit

animizegirl


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i think if you remove the green. people will see the face first.

TheAitch


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I saw the face first. Cool idea.

theWanker


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animizegirl wrote:i think if you remove the green. people will see the face first.


Not a bad idea. Actually, if I'd just used a dark olive green it'd probably have had the same effect. Too late now. Oh well.

I actually don't really mind which people see first, as long as they (eventually) see both. I don't think there's much point in down-toning the rabbit to hide from woot moderators--they're smart enough to see it regardless.

I hope there's enough gray area in this submission that it doesn't get shot down for "the bunny rule." After all, I think the intent of the rule is to sidestep the normal cartoonish bunnies that normally thrive here. I guess we'll see.

Johndis5


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theWanker wrote:Ha! I forgot about the ban. Well, it's a chance I have to take.

I'm kind of curious about what others think. I like it with the carrot, but I've had this drawing around for (literally) a decade, and it may just be that the carrot freshens it up for me.

Should the carrot stay or go?


This is clearly a rabbit, not a bunny!

mattcal


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I saw a skull with a carrot through the eye sockets. Couldn't see the bunny till your comment and then it took a while to find it. Very clever.

theWanker


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I been bunny-slammed.

Darn--it was rising pretty fast too. I don't know if it'd have made it into the fog, but it might have come close.

Oh well. I guess I'll stuff the graphic back in a box for another decade. Or maybe try it on Threadless?

paigeg


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theWanker wrote:I been bunny-slammed.


Awww, told you to lose the carrot! Lol! Really though - sorry, man. This was fun and would've been a cool shirt. Definitely bring it back somewhere!

Ezshrkman


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Man!!!!
Woot saw the freaking bunny! that was a 30% chance!
Great idea! Bring it back sometime.
HMVBTDWR=Had My Vote Before The Design Was Rejected =)
Loco Luminescence

theWanker


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Thanks to everybody who posted a positive comment about this design. It's not often I get a design shot down (in here or my real job) and still feel really good about it.

sneakydohboy


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This was actually pretty cool I saw the bunny and its too bad no bunnies... pretty cleaver...

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