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A visual puzzle this week. How many faces can you see in the picture below?

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Hah. 12 seconds, but I had to use simultaneous equations and also the wording of the puzzle was ambiguous.

Brian wins the internet.

A minute, double-checking. I shall be interested to see if I missed any.

5

well that’s wrong without even counting seriously

Please do NOT post your answer, but do say if you think you have solved the puzzle and how long it took. Solution on Monday.

I love spoiler rage, keep it coming

When these friday puzzles are not instantly solvable i like to do them whilst sat on my train,

and so as I lack a smartphone, I’ve made a quick sketch on the back of an envelope….

Ok, this is more my type of puzzle. I got it in @ a minute or so. Including a double check to be certain.

How many others stared at the dog’s butt trying to see if there is a face there?

I see 1 nutsack.

I saw the face of the prophet there

I saw the face of the prophet there

Not my cup o’ tea this one – too arty.

Not sure if pareidolia or can actually see Jesus, Elvis and The Thing from Fantastic Four.

Have applied myself for about a minute, and have said a number out loud that can’t be put back! I’m willing to bet there’s at least one more in a particular part of the picture, but no matter how I stare at it, it won’t show itself!

Is a dog face a face? And a birds face?

Wow, watching it again and it appears I missed a lot more!

eight faces

Please do NOT post your answer, but do say if you think you have solved the puzzle and how long it took. Solution on Monday.

It’s really hard to know for sure you have the right answer…

At least 12

Please do NOT post your answer, but do say if you think you have solved the puzzle and how long it took. Solution on Monday.

Several minutes in the last few hours now, still sure there will be more than caught my eye now.

Good thing people have different answers… But still it’s wrong to post your answer.

14

42. The answer is always 42, even when it’s not.

the more you zoom in the more you see

the answer is infinity

WOW,I there is more to learn about it

IMHO you really have to look hard to ‘unsee’ the central face. There are several ‘full’ faces, a few caused by arrangements of other objects (e.g. birds) and a few negative space facial illusions (remember the candlestick illusion?)

It’ll be interesting on Monday to see the variation in the number of faces people have spotted…

not really a puzzle though, as any answer is correct, just as any question worded “Can you?” can be correctly answered “no” so really any number here is “correct”. e,g, if I say 1, prove I can see more. So yes, I “solved” it and it took me the time it took to compose this little mini-rant

When did Highlight’s magazine take of over this blog?

For a bunch of smarties, you sure are a bunch of dummies! It says very clearly not to post your answer!!!!!

I tweeted this picture to richard in the week asking what he thought of it. He never replied, but now I see him using the picture for the friday puzzle! Cheeky git!

Check my twitter feed to see: @nbs_123

It gives the answer though!!

the questions asks how many faces I see, not how many are there. So whatever I say is correct. I see six. That may not be *your* correct answer, but it’s correct for me.

So, just six? If I know these things, there must be a cookie somewhere

It depends on whether the faces must be human or not…

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i am boycotting this puzz as it is unfair to those who are Blind or do not suffer from Paradelia.

a puzz should be for everyone but just those of a certain medical persuasion.

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