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Track Pants Optical Illusion

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Track Pants Optical Illusion
Category: Meme Status: Submission Year: 2018 Origin: Twitter Region:
Type: Optical Illusion,
Tags: pants, stripes, one leg or two, track,

Additional References: Twitter,
Track Pants Optical Illusion

About

Track Pants Optical Illusion refers to a picture of a woman wearing track pants that went viral on social media after many Twitter saw the picture and mistakenly thought the woman had two extremely skinny legs.

Origin

On February 23rd, 2018, Twitter user @milanoysl[1] uploaded a picture of her showing off her outfit "combining horizontal and vertical stripes" (shown below). The tweet gained over 6,700 retweets and 40,000 likes, as well as over 870 replies, many of which were people responding to the tweet saying her track pants made it look like she had two extremely skinny legs.


marisol @milanoysl Follow yea i just combined vertical and horizontal stripes 8:10 PM-23 Feb 2018

Spread

Shortly after the post, many Twitter users responded saying they thought the track pants made it appear as though the woman had two very skinny legs. Twitter user @Y2SHAF quote-tweeted her with the comment, gaining over 140,000 retweets and 420,000 likes (shown below, left). Twitter user @laviedeluxe responded similarly, gaining over 620 retweets and 8,600 likes (shown below, right).


Shafeeq @Y2SHAF FollowV i honestly thought those were your legs marisol @milanoysl yea i just combined vertical and horizontal stripes Show this thread 10:42 AM- 24 Feb 2018 aria @laviedeluxe Follow Replying to @milanoys for a second i thought the tan stripe on your joggers was the gap between your thighs and i ALMOST LOST IT 12:32 AM- 24 Feb 2018

@milanoysl took the fame in good humor, tweeting a photoshop which turned the track pants into two separate legs, gaining over 5,400 retweets and 23,000 likes (shown below, left). She also posted a screenshot of her Googling "how to handle fame" (shown below, right).


marisol @milanoysl Follow Replying to @lizdimitria Google O how to handle fame KAIKKIKUVAT VIDEOT MAPS UUTISET How to Handle Fame (with Pictures) 8:12 PM -24 Feb 2018

The moment was covered by multiple media outlets, including Today,[2] Teen Vogue,[3] and Bustle.[4]

Various Examples


Erik Pryal @ErikPryal Follow Is it just me or did anyone else think that was both of her legs at first marisol @milanoysl yea i just combined vertical and horizontal stripes Show this thread Fine Chynna t @chynnahayes3 Follow I thought this was Elastigirl from the Incredibles before I opened it marisol @milanoysl yea i just combined vertical and horizontal stripes Show this thread 2:27 AM-25 Feb 2018 FollowV @victoriaylito i thought you were just built like plankton marisol @milanoysl yea i just combined vertical and horizontal stripes Show this thread 8:16 PM -24 Feb 2018 max @maaxiavs Follow ) ﹀ SQKSWIODKWJD I THOUGHT SHE HAD REALLY SKINNY LEGS marisol @milanoysl yea i just combined vertical and horizontal stripes Show this thread 8:24 PM-24 Feb 2018 nadya @thiccafdolan Follow This is more confusing than the white and gold/ black and blue dress that went viral in 2015 marisol @milanoysl yea i just combined vertical and horizontal stripes Show this thread 12:09 AM-25 Feb 2018 iz @lizdimitria Feb 24 OH MY GOD??? GIRLY 19 marisol @milanoysl Follow Replying to @lizdimitria sis i'm a meme 8:10 PM -24 Feb 2018

Search Interest

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External References



Tags: pants, stripes, one leg or two, track,


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