Count the Bars Optical Illusion Puzzle

I have a somewhat classic optical illusion for you today. It’s a little puzzling, though, so let’s see if you can figure it out. Can you count the bars in the optical illusion below?


Do you have your answer? Most of you probably counted 8 bars, but some of you may have counted 7. And, you’d all be right, in a way. Depending on which side of the row of bars you started counted on, you would have come up with either 7 or 8 bars.

Did you a hard time trying to count the bars in this illusion? Before you leave, don’t forget to rate this illusion with the stars below!

If you liked this count the bars optical illusion, you might also want to check out this other devil’s fork variation!

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