Only 1 in 7 can find all the 5’s in the picture – but how many can you spot?

Only 1 in 7 can find all the 5’s in the picture – but how many can you spot?

Recently, more and more people have started exercising their brains online – tricky games, optical illusions and brainteasers are turning into something of a hot trend. We all want to find out what our abilities and limitations are – and oftentimes, you will surprise yourself with what you can do!

Not only that, but it’s fun and exciting to challenge others and compare results – we all want to be a bit competitive every now and then.

Optical illusions, riddles and tricky puzzles have gotten more and more varied as they’ve gotten more popular. They come in all shapes and sizes, but the thing they all have in common is that you better think twice before giving your answer, because things usually aren’t as simple as they seem.

Below is the latest of these brainteasers. At a glance, it looks like a picture filled with the letter S. And yes, there are 114 characters – but there’s more to it than that.

Some of the symbols are actually the number 5. You might think that it would be easy to see the difference between numbers and letters – but this one is a lot harder than I first thought.

Apparently, only 1 in 7 can find all the 5’s on their first try (in under 20 seconds). It’s trickier than it sounds!

The question is, can you do it? How many 5’s can you spot below? Ready, set and go!



Make sure to have a long look, because the answer is listed below!

There are six 5’s in the picture!

I think you should feel proud if you spotted at least 3 of them. Press the share button to challenge your friends!