Derby #316: ASCII Art

Hey, this Derby's over. When you're finished reliving past glories, check out what's going on in the Derby right now. It's probably even cooler. Or at least newer.

There was a time before graphic chips, before GUIs, and even before monitor displays when computers used only the 95 printable ASCII characters. Like Egyptian hyroglyphicians, early pioneers of digital art had to do more with less, and that's what we're asking for this week. In celebration of this old-school nerd-fest, we're giving out terrific (?) prizes to the top vote-getters:

First Place: $1,000 plus a "gold-plated" Commodore 64
Second Place: $1,000 plus a "silver-plated" 5 1/4" floppy diskette
Third Place: $1,000 plus a Pile of Wires

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