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Real Mirror

See yourself as people see you
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There should be this mirror that shows your face as it does to the world. There are still moments that I'm surprised about the way pictures show the real me. It's a good coordination practice as well.
BartJan, Jan 06 2002

B&W Mirror http://www.halfbake...20mirror#1002815112
PeterSealy, is this the link you couldn't find (it has a discussion of R/L justification in mirrors)? [beauxeault, Jan 07 2002, last modified Oct 04 2004]

Dorian Grey Image Registry http://www.halfbake..._20Image_20Registry
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       Yes [PS], before posting this idea I've been searching too, cause I thought there must have been something like this. Still, it would be kinda nice if there's a mirror in 1 piece, cause the way you suggest it is only working if you keep your head exactly in the middle. And, there's allways this line splitting your head in 2.   

       Good link, though.
BartJan, Jan 06 2002

       Or get a webcam mounted on your monitor. Most of them let you choose if you want the image mirrored or the right way round.
pottedstu, Jan 06 2002

       I'd posit that the difference between how you look in the mirror and how you look in pictures doesn't have as much to do with the reversal of left/right as it does with things like the lighting in the room, the angle of the mirror, and the distance from the viewer to the mirror.
bookworm, Jan 07 2002

       On the topic of symmetry and mirrors: I recently noticed something odd. I had never done the 2-mirror thing, to see how others saw me. But recently I did. When looking at my face in a mirror, nothing stands out. But with the 2 mirrors, I can see a definite bend in my nose to one side. Why would this be apparent with 2 mirrors, but not 1? Habituation? Perhaps eye dominance?
quarterbaker, Jan 07 2002

       "more sinister"   

       PS, that's quite witty. Was it intentional?
beauxeault, Jan 07 2002

       qb, there is a flaw in the glass obviously
po, Jan 07 2002

       why did you put the bowl over your head, silly
po, Jan 07 2002

       /…shows your face as it does to the world … /   

       Why would I want to look from three away over a shoulder at my own face with eyes that seem to follow my every …(shudder) … move?
reensure, Jan 08 2002

       Has anyone ever seen such a mirror sold? I'd really like to buy one the size of a bathroom vanity mirror. I thought of this idea for a product and my search led me to this site.
Bob97, Feb 04 2002

       sorry bob, we're all sold out. Want to buy some cheese rings or a panic pin? We do a nice line in furry tails.
po, Feb 04 2002


clockwork, Mar 06 2004

       Here's another way to see yourself as others see you -- see link
theircompetitor, Mar 07 2004


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