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Blog entry by Grumpy posted 411 days ago 2208 reads 1 time favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The mind boggles on this one. Any ideas on how it’s done?
Thanks Andy

http://www.bitoffun.com/video_vault/escherian-stairwell.htm

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python



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gfadvm

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#1 posted 411 days ago

Absolutely amazing! I can’t figure this one out at all!

Thanks for sharing this.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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LoydMoore

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#2 posted 411 days ago

voodoo

-- Loyd, San Angelo, TX http:www.moorewoodenboxes.com

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JJohnston

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#3 posted 411 days ago

Very well done video editing, mostly split-screen. Here’s an earlier version with a goof in it that’s since been corrected. Watch the boy’s arm.

http://youtu.be/jUW8NGUXXjY

-- "Sorry I'm late. Somebody tampered with my brakes." "You should have been early, then."

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Tim Dahn

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#4 posted 411 days ago

Twins

-- Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from poor judgement.

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littlecope

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#5 posted 411 days ago

Smoke and mirrors…
Looking up that one, I found thishttp://urbanlegends.about.com/library/bl_mysterious_staircase1.htm one…

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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MrFid

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#6 posted 411 days ago

Yeah I was going to say mirrors. Was this released on April 1, by any chance?

-- Bailey F - Eastern Mass.

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BareFeet

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#7 posted 411 days ago

You can’t believe everything you read on the internets ;)

http://www.snopes.com/photos/technology/escherian.asp

-- http://headwatershardwood.blogspot.com/

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gfadvm

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#8 posted 411 days ago

Fooled me! (but that’s not too difficult)

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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Grumpy

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#9 posted 411 days ago

Fooled me too Gfadvm

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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robscastle

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#10 posted 411 days ago

As above I was sucked in as well.
then spent all afternoon researching the subject, good thing it was raining at my place!
Just goes to show don’t believe anything you read and now don’t believe everything you see on videos.
In its defence its a very well done hoax !

-- Regards Robert

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jumbojack

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#11 posted 410 days ago

We were often schooled to not always believe what we see, and to always ‘look’ through what we saw if we did not believe. This has saved my bacon many times.
Pretty cool trick though.

-- Made in America, with American made tools....Shopsmith

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#12 posted 410 days ago

Interesting

-- Norman

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harry1

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#13 posted 409 days ago

Very cleverly produced video.

-- Harry, Western Australia

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DrDirt

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#14 posted 409 days ago

Cool – -

I was going to just say that “like the pyramids… built by aliens” :-)

-- "If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astonish ourselves." Edison

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IrreverentJack

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#15 posted 409 days ago

I found the stairwell myth project on Kickstarter a while ago. At the time a Google search of “RIT stairwell” would bring up the Kickstarter project itself on the top of the first page. I never imagined it would take off. My son graduated from RIT a few weeks ago. I spent a good amount of time on campus with unknowing family to prank, but I had forgotten all about it. Just as well I guess, I’m in enough trouble with them already. -Jack

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