Archaeophotoshopteryx

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Archaeophotoshopteryx

Post by Belcast » Wed Apr 24, 2013 12:43 am

We humans are the largest ecological threat on the planet. We should not be surprised that nature has begun adapting specific traits to counter us.

Next slide.

This creature’s photo refractive pigments alter its appearance, not in order to blend with the surroundings, but to become so separate as to seem absurd.

Next please.

The commonly observed characteristics can be remembered with the mnemonic ABC :

-Alterations in brightness, contrast and hue
-Blocking or ‘pixillation’ patterns
-Contour irregularities

With these, the beast hunts in the open. Our media conditioned minds misconstrue it as a ‘shopped’ effect, until it’s far too late.

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Re: Archaeophotoshopteryx

Post by strawman » Wed Apr 24, 2013 1:43 am

I thought you were going to say it takes on the appearance of a television. :D
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Re: Archaeophotoshopteryx

Post by Varda » Wed Apr 24, 2013 12:01 pm

Very nice! Reminds me of a take on Douglas Adams's "Somebody Else's Problem Field" in Hitchhiker's Guide. It's hiding in plain sight, but no one cares...
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Post by eric_marsh » Sat Apr 27, 2013 9:27 pm

good 'un
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