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A Red, Squiggly, Fairly Blotchy “What am I?” Quiz
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What am I?

It's been a couple of months since my last What am I? quiz, so here's one. What is the photo of?

As usual, I'll keep guesses private until I post the answer in a day or three...


Comments so far....

Water drops on granite reflecting something red.

— comment by Grandma Friedl, Ohio, USA on March 16th, 2014 at 12:20am JST (7 months, 5 days ago) comment permalink

a sheet of metal that was painted first with green, then red paint; the red paint has been weathered off, and rusty stains shine through the green paint.

— comment by flow on March 16th, 2014 at 12:27am JST (7 months, 5 days ago) comment permalink

Clipping points or primer showing through on an image of steel or steel pipe that has surface oxidation oxidation.
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— comment by Michael MacLeod on March 16th, 2014 at 1:21am JST (7 months, 5 days ago) comment permalink

A screen capture of RawDigger screen showing blown highlights in pink.

I just downloaded RawDigger “Exposure” version a few days ago. Great program.

— comment by Werner Gansz on March 16th, 2014 at 1:26am JST (7 months, 5 days ago) comment permalink

I think it’s quite hard this time, but I try!:) I think maybe it is an old rusty material, maybe with some old paint remained on it. My other tip is some oil like liquid, but its very far I guess.But I am sure it is a macro shot:P Endre from Hungary

— comment by Endre Toth on March 16th, 2014 at 4:36am JST (7 months, 5 days ago) comment permalink

I think I’ve seen this before ;) ;)

— comment by Damien on March 16th, 2014 at 10:11am JST (7 months, 5 days ago) comment permalink

Not sure where it’s at, but that small blueish green object in the NE quadrant appears to be the missing Malaysian airliner. :)

— comment by Jake on March 17th, 2014 at 8:39am JST (7 months, 4 days ago) comment permalink

This one is a tough one. :D

Rusted paint can.

NYC

— comment by Alvin on March 17th, 2014 at 10:55am JST (7 months, 4 days ago) comment permalink

No idea.

Cheers

— comment by leadingnorth on March 18th, 2014 at 12:25pm JST (7 months, 3 days ago) comment permalink

The answer is given on this blog post. Loved the variety in the guesses(!)

— comment by Jeffrey Friedl on March 20th, 2014 at 1:06am JST (7 months, 1 day ago) comment permalink
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