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This challenge involves creating or parsing pictures using text characters as the paint. Typically this uses only 95 printable (from a total of 128) characters defined by the ASCII Standard from 1963.

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I Saw That Coming

Python 2.7, 144 bytes This took more bytes than expected. Here's the code. c=int(input()) p,w,n,u=list('| \n_') a=abs(c)-1 d=3*a if c>0: s=p+"\\_/"*a+p+n+p+u*d+p else: d=d+1 s=w+u*d+n+p+w*d+p+n+p …
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Hotel room numbering

Python 2.7, 153 168 characters I liked this challenge! If a Python list is ok as input (see testsuite for examples), this solution works. Edit 2016-01-05: added one line (10 characters) to split the …
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Read ASCII-Art Text

Bash + ImageMagick + Tesseract, 161 bytes I wanted to try the approach suggested by @stewie-griffin and went for bash + ImageMagick (to convert a string to an image) and Tesseract (to do the OCR). He …
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