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Loading... Forever

HTML/CSS, 183 180 163 161 160 147 143 bytes a{display:inline-flex;overflow:hidden;width:1ch}c{animation:c 1s steps(4)infinite}@keyframes c{to{margin:0-4ch <...
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Loading... Forever

Vim, 43, 41 bytes qqSLoading... |<esc>:sl250m r/@:r-@:r\@:@qq@q Two bytes saved thanks to @Udioica! Here's a (slightly outdated) animation of it happening in ...
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Easier communication means faster coding means fewer coders means …

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Falcon Heavy stages

JavaScript (ES6), 247 bytes RegPack'ed. Expects 0...3 as input. ...
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Loading... Forever

HTML + JS (ES6), 20 + 51 50 = 70 bytes setInterval(_=>a.innerHTML='|/-\\'[i=-~i%4],i=250) Loading... <a id=a>- ...
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I'm too cold, turn up the temperature

Minecraft 1.9.0+, 204 162 bytes + 58 36 28 24 20 blocks = 262 240 232 186 182 blytes This solution is golfed down, and it can't be seen whole in one, or even two screenshots. Uses two glitches and ...
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I'm too cold, turn up the temperature

Bash + linux utilities, 19 seq 40 2 72|pv -qlL2 seq generates the numerical output. pv ...
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Blinking twelve

HTML/CSS, 131 108 106 101 + 18 17 = 149 126 125 123 118 bytes ...
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Animate the text in your terminal

Vim 26 bytes ihello world<ESC>qq~gsul@qq0@q Explanation (no .gif yet): First, we must enter the 'hello world' text. This is pretty straightforward. It's ...
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Make a circle illusion animation

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Print the Oscars Best Picture Winner

Vim, 37 bytes 3iLa <esc>snd<esc>gs:s/./&<C-v>u336/g A Moonlight A fairly straightforward solution. Here is an animation of it running:
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Print the Oscars Best Picture Winner

HTML, 153 148 bytes Using CSS animation. Tested on Firefox and Chrome only. ...
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Make an ASCII bat fly around an ASCII moon

05AB1E, 69 62 60 bytes Saved 2 bytes thanks to Adnan. 3ð×…^o^)U13FNV0379730vð5y>;ï-y_+×N(Y-12%_Xè'my×NY-12%_y&XèJ, Try it online! Explanation ...
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Loading... Forever

Windows Batch, 121 114 84 80 79 78 bytes Just throwing this out for fun. for %%b in (/ - \ ^|)do (cls @echo Loading... %%b ping 1.1 -n 1 -w 250>nul) %0 I was ...
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Loading... Forever

Node, 72 70 bytes f=i=>console.log('\x1BcLoading... '+'|/-\\'[setTimeout(f,250,i=-~i%4),i]) Replace \x1B with the literal ...
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Make an ASCII bat fly around an ASCII moon

JavaScript (ES6), 109 144 140 138 bytes ...
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Print the Oscars Best Picture Winner

HTML + JavaScript, 18 + 59 = 77 bytes setTimeout('O.innerHTML="<s>La La Land</s> Moonlight"',1e3) ...
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Print the Oscars Best Picture Winner

Octave, 81 66 bytes 15 bytes saved thanks to @Stewie text(0,.5,'La La Land');pause(1);text(0,.5,'---------- Moonlight') Online Demo Here. While the demo shows two ...
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Loading Forever... Windows style

V, 17 16 15 bytes i[´.¶ ]<esc>ògó$X|p <esc> is 0x1b. And the hexdump: ...
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Loading Forever... Windows style

CSS/HTML, 202 190 186 + 45 = 247 235 231 bytes ...
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I'm too cold, turn up the temperature

Vim, 24, 23 bytes/keystrokes i40<esc>qq:sl500m Yp2<C-a>q15@q One byte saved thanks to @Kritixi Lithos! Written from my phone, tested in mobile vim (...
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Loading... Forever

Pyth, 31 bytes Wm,p+"\rLoading... "d.d.25"|/-\ Interpreter here. Explanation ...
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The sea in your terminal

JavaScript (ES6) + HTML, 151 143 + 10 = 161 153 bytes ...
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The sea in your terminal

MATL, 41 40 bytes `'3SJp/B@Tc`@+ara'F'* 'Za6el&Xx80:@-Z)DT Example run: Or try it at MATL Online! (the actual speed may depend on server load). How it works <...
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8-bit style bouncing ball around a canvas

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Loading... Forever

Kotlin, 67 66 bytes while(1>0)"|/-\\".map{print("\rLoading... $it");Thread.sleep(250)} Fairly self explanatory, using \r ...
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The sea in your terminal

HTML + CSS, 70 + 181 175 = 245 bytes Makes use of text-shadow, rtl text and CSS keyframe animations. ...
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Blinking twelve

Shell and pv, 26 bytes This use yes standard tool and pv Shell pipeline element to meter ...
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Make an ASCII bat fly around an ASCII moon

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Loading... Forever

Powershell (v4), 57 56 54 53 58 57 Bytes Back at the Bytecount I started with! for(){cls;"Loading... "+"|/-\"[($a=++$a%4)];sleep -m 250} The CLI in powershell ...
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