ASCII Owls

Researcher cynthia-ga found this ASCII owl in her web wanderings:

{o,o}
|)__)
-"-"-

But the genre goes back further than that. Modernmechanix.com is featuring an article from a 1948 issue of Popular Mechanics that shows an owl created with typewriter art:

ascii-owl.jpg

Here’s another, from http://www.asciipr0n.com/m1a9366b/ascii/owl.html (I didn’t hyperlink the URL because some of the other ASCII Art at that site is adult-oriented):

ascii-owl.png

14 Responses to “ASCII Owls”

  1. Rasmus says:

    {o,o}
    |)__)
    -”-”-
    O RLY?

  2. Gary says:

    {o,o}
    |)__)
    -”-”-

    ya rly.

  3. Paul says:

    {o,o}
    |)__)
    -”-”-

    no wai

  4. Ein Uhu says:

    I hacked this owl, including initials :)

    …`@.@´
    …(,,v,,,)
    —R”W”P————————

  5. random says:

    {O , O}
    ( ; ; ; )
    m m

    fat owl

  6. bachus says:

    ^_^
    {o,o}
    |)__)
    -m-m-

  7. Sean says:

    YAORLY GUISE

    ^ … ^
    / O , o \
    \ /
    |) : : : (|
    “;,. .,;”
    =W=W=

  8. shawnathan says:

    „__„
    {o,o}
    |)__)
    -”–”-

    O RLY???

  9. Yadie says:

    (\ /)
    ( . .) < (…wrong forum…)
    (")(")

  10. king owl says:

    |”_”|
    (OO)
    \/
    ( )
    |_|_

    King owl

  11. MyLaina says:

    , ,
    (o,o)
    |)__)
    -”-”-

  12. Euda says:

    .__.
    (°,°)
    /)_)
    ” “

  13. Bryn says:

    *__*
    {O’O}
    /)_)
    ” ”
    DOH! owl

  14. myself says:

    {ಠ□ಠ}