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People are losing it over this optical illusion of a girl's 'shiny legs'

It’s white paint though.

WHAT DO YOU see here?

legs2 Source: Twitter

You have two options: a pair of particularly shiny, oily legs or legs with a bit of white paint on them.

It’s the optical illusion that’s everywhere today

Some can only see the shiny legs

Tweet by @becky Source: becky/Twitter

While others have come over to the bright side

Tweet by @angela 👻 Source: angela 👻/Twitter

Which, in case you haven’t seen it yet, is the correct side.

A quick search on Twitter shows that hundreds of people are now posing this dilemma to their followers

legs Source: Twitter

But once you see the white paint, you’ll never go back to shiny

It was originally posted by Instagram user @leonardhoespams last month – with the caption “i like the feeling of paint on my skin”

i like the feeling of paint on my skin

A photo posted by roquefort the mouse (@leonardhoespams) on

That answers the question definitively – an answer we didn’t get in The Dress saga for way too long – but it won’t stop the legs becoming a huge meme for the foreseeable future.

This is only Day One.

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