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Something Serious Is Missing In This Picture. What Is It?

How good are your observation skills? These pictures from Brightside will test you. How fast can you spot everything wrong with these drawings? Let’s start easy: the first photo puzzle has one big mistake. However, the rest of them have 5–10 things wrong with them. The answers immediately follow each photo, so don’t scroll until you are ready to check your answers.

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What’s Wrong With These Photos?

Photo Puzzle #1

Brightside | What's wrong with this photo?
Photo credits: Brightside.me

Answer: Chivalry. The men remain sitting despite the elderly woman and the pregnant woman standing. 

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Photo Puzzle #2

Brightside | What's wrong with this photo?
Photo credits: Brightside.me

Answers:

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  1. The shoes on the top shelf.
  2. The pink shirt among the curtains.
  3. The faucet is actually a desk lamp.
  4. There’s a globe under the sink.
  5. The cat — not a dog — is chewing on a bone. 

Photo Puzzle #3

Brightside | What's wrong with this photo?
Photo credits: Brightside.me

Answers:

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  1. The light fixture is actually a red balloon.
  2. When one window shows bright daylight outside, the other shows a nighttime view.
  3. There are lightbulbs in the house plant. 
  4. The top of the TV looks like the top of an aquarium.
  5. The dad is resting his head on a brick instead of a pillow.
  6. The child is casually lifting a heavy-looking dumbbell.
  7. The shoes resting next to the couch — a slipper and a pink high heel — are mismatched. 

Photo Puzzle #4

Brightside | What's wrong with this photo?
Photo credits: Brightside.me

Answers:

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  1. The light fixture is a fancy top hat.
  2. There’s a view of earth in the window. (Unless this bedroom is on the moon.)
  3. There’s a goose head sticking out of the turquoise vase.
  4. Underneath the bed skirt, a hazardous rake is sticking out. 
  5. Canoe paddles stand in the corner of the room.
  6. Next to the paddles, a shoe hangs on the wall instead of a lamp.
  7. In the closet, a shower head is pouring water.
  8. Speaking of water, there’s a puddle on the red chair.
  9. And there’s a watering can on the bedside table.
  10. There’s a cabbage and a carrot next to books in the bedside table.

Photo Puzzle #5

Brightside | What's wrong with this photo?
Photo credits: Brightside.me

Answers: 

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  1. In the top left corner, a curious cat breaks the fourth wall.
  2. On the shelf in the left bottom corner, there are plates lined up instead of books.
  3. One of the lamps on the desk is actually a beautiful mushroom.
  4. On the other table, lies a shoe for no reason. 
  5. In the bottom left corner, a toilet cleaner sits between a plant and a music stand.
  6. The man has three hands. Two are clasped behind his back and the third scratches his head. 

If you liked spotting the mistakes in these photos, you’ll enjoy these other puzzles and brainteasers:

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Sarah Biren
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Sarah is a baker, cook, author, and blogger living in Toronto. She believes that food is the best method of healing and a classic way of bringing people together. In her spare time, Sarah does yoga, reads cookbooks, writes stories, and finds ways to make any type of food in her blender.
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