Windows

Looking back at Windows Screen Saver Easter Eggs

How many teapots do you see?

The longer the 3D Pipes screen saver runs, the more frequent and the larger the number of teapot joints appear. In this screen shot that I found via Google Image Search, a very large number of teapots appear at one time. I suppose that this image could be tricked out via an image editing program; however, it could be real.

Regardless of the possible forgery, see how many teapots you can find in this image and post your results in the discussion area. Happy hunting!

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Greg Shultz is a freelance Technical Writer. Previously, he has worked as Documentation Specialist in the software industry, a Technical Support Specialist in educational industry, and a Technical Journalist in the computer publishing industry.

15 comments
red bandit1
red bandit1

Ok we have teapots in 2000 what do we have in Vista and 7?

OldER Mycroft
OldER Mycroft

The human brain only recognises what it has experienced in the past. The more experience - the more recognition. How many Bedouin Arabs would recognise a TREE??? I drink coffee - ALWAYS HAVE!

rich
rich

Great! We wasted ten minutes and spotted about 8 teapots, from tiny to huge (1/10th screen height). They seem to occur about once per 4 re-draws of the pipes.

matt.pigman
matt.pigman

I count 19 teapots. Some are partially obscured by the pipes.

doc9x
doc9x

I definitely saw 15 teapots, sometimes just the handle or spout would be visible. There very well could be four more hidden in there, so the previous poster could be correct. Fun little puzzle!