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Bill Murray or Tom Hanks? Oil or Paint? Images Befuddle the Internet

A picture of actor Bill Murray (or Tom Hanks?) and a photo of paint-spattered legs have internet users scratching their heads

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    Last year, it was a photo of a dress that left viral internet watchers questioning their color perception. Now it’s a picture of actor Bill Murray — or is it Tom Hanks? — with a crying toddler and a photo of paint-spattered — or shiny? — legs that have internet users scratching their heads. 

    The first image shows a pair of legs with what looks to be light bouncing off of them. Some wondered if the legs were wet, while others thought they were covered in oil.

    The photo was originally posted online in September, but was re-posted this week and went viral in a matter of hours.

    The second image is of actor Bill Murray standing behind a crying toddler. But some viewers are convinced the man behind the baby is actually actor Tom Hanks.

    The photo was apparently taken three years ago in St. Andrew's, Scotland, but has since resurfaced. After the debate raged, the toddler's mother confirmed on Facebook that it is indeed Murray in the photo.