a family dinner with prents, children, and grand parents
Mayukh Saha
Mayukh Saha
February 13, 2024 ·  2 min read

Find The Odd Thing About This Image of a Family Sitting Down for Dinner Together

Our bodies and our minds are not always on the same page. For example, our brain is always working to process the information from our senses. As it does this, it tries to do it as quickly as possible and often takes shortcuts and assumes information. This is a big reason why something might “seem off” but we can’t put our finger on it.

However, those with an especially keen eye for details are the ones that can notice it immediately. If you are one of them, then today’s challenge is for you.

But before we jump into the puzzle, did you know about the benefits of brain puzzles? Brain puzzles are like training exercises for your mind. It can massively speed up the time it takes to consciously identify anything off-putting.

As for this puzzle, be warned that a lot of people have failed to spot the tiny but obvious mistake. So you are allowed to ask for help from your family and friends.

Find The Odd Thing

Here is the picture that needs a closer look. The question is simple: there is an obvious mistake. Try to locate it as fast as possible. You can even time yourself to see how well you did.

illustration of family eating dinner. Find the odd thing out
Image Credit: Brightside

It might look like a normal picture of a family who is enjoying dinner. In the picture, you can see a dad, mom, grandmother, as well as two kids. They seem to be having a meat dish and pasta for dinner.

Behind them, you can see a very lively fireplace, a window with the curtains partially drawn, a plant, a bookshelf, and some other dining room adornments. The picture is so heart-warming that it is completely understandable to feel hungry.

However, keep your eyes on the prize! Something is horribly weird in the picture.

Able to spot the mistake? If you have, then congratulations! You are among the handful who have managed it without even hearing the hint.

If you haven’t, then here is a hint to make things easier: the mistake is located at the bottom part of the picture. So, did it make things easier? Perhaps it didn’t even take a second with the hint. Scroll down to find the answer.

The Answer

The answer is circled in the picture below:

illustration of family eating dinner. Find the odd thing out. The boy is mixing his tea with a knife
Image Credit: Brightside

That’s right! The boy is stirring his soup with a knife! Is that the thing you noticed? The odd thing seems very noticeable right now, doesn’t it? But details like this often go unnoticed until pointed out. That is where the power of observation comes in.

Make sure to share it with your family and friends to see how long or if they can notice it at all.

Meanwhile, here are some more brain puzzles for you to ponder: