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17 Times People Got Spooked Until They Realized Their Eyes Deceived Them

If you’ve ever had your eyes play tricks on you, you know that it can be a pretty scary thing! Thankfully, once you get a closer look you can easily tell that all is well. We rounded up examples of this via Reddit, so enjoy this list of scary/funny double-takes.

1. This dog

NottaPotatooohhh

2. A GHOST

sesse301187

3. It’s a lanyard

sleeplessaddict

4. *screams silently*

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5. Heart attack

schrute_beet_farms

6. Heart attack

r/funny

7. Oh my god

r/mildlyinteresting

8. The Rock

odj310388

9. Not a bug

OldSkoolJas

10. Funny or scary?

11. Oh NO

12. It’s a stick

3dolivares

13. Issa Me!

firerakeseal

14. At 3 am!?!

15. Shadows

tommyeatworld

16. Someone’s out there

WesleyRJ95

17. Yikes

Thatspretttyfunny