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Draw the national flag of Iceland

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Paint Starry Night, objectively, in 1kB of code

Pyth (no built-in compression), score 4695.07 4656.03 4444.82 Pyth’s only image-related functionality is a builtin to write a matrix of RGB triples as an image file. So the crazy idea here is to ...
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Draw the national flag of Iceland

x86 real-mode machine code for DOS COM, 69 65 63 62 bytes The code is meant to be executed as a DOS COM executable. Special thanks meden, saved four bytes. meden, saved two bytes and removed the ...
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C, 82 80 78 74 54 bytes Thanks to @WillihamTotland and @criptych for saving 2 bytes each! f(){puts("␛[47;31mI␛[34m V␛[31mo␛[34mt␛[31me␛[34md");} Where ...
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Draw the ☣ (Biohazard Symbol)

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Display random colored pixels

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Create a Paint program!

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Draw the Ukrainian Flag

HTML+SVG, 39 bytes <svg viewbox=12.5,-8.9,1.5,1><text>😴 The question forbids zooming in on the Ukraine flag... but not the flag of Sweden! Apparently ...
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Google Blockly, 10 14 blocks, 28 41 35 blytes Code Output Try it here Not counting the hide turtle block because it's just aesthetics. A blyte is a combination ...
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Draw/plot a heart graph

TI-80 BASIC, 45 43 41 39 bytes LBL 1 RAND4-2->X RAND4-2 IF (X²+ANS²-1)³<X²ANS³ PT-ON(X,ANS GOTO 1 This took a while, and my battery is low so I didn't want ...
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Appease Your Google Overlords: Draw the "G" Logo

Mathematica, 229 226 225 224 221 206 169 bytes Thanks @MartinEnder for 1 byte, @ChipHurst for 37 bytes! ...
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Draw the national flag of Iceland

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Paint Starry Night, objectively, in 1kB of code

Python 2, 4749.88 1018 bytes Everybody has probably forgotten about this problem by now, except me.... This problem interested me far too much, especially as it quickly became apparent that approaches ...
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HTML, 52 bytes I <c>V<e>o<c>t<e>e<c>d<style>*{color:red}c{color:0ff
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Draw/plot a heart graph

Perl, 86 bytes $y=1-$_/25,say+map$y**3*($_*=$_/1e3)-($_+$y**2-1)**3>0?$|--?v60:3:$",-40..40for-6..50 Run with perl -E. ...
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Draw the flag of Bangladesh

Wolfram Language (Mathematica), 23 bytes ¯\__(ツ)_/¯ of course there is a built in for this... "BD"~CountryData~"Flag" but you can also get ...
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Sprocket Science: Animating a Chain Drive System

JavaScript (ES6), 2557 1915 1897 1681 bytes This isn't super-duper golfed really; it's minified - partly by hand - but that's nothing special. It could no doubt be shorter if I'd golfed it more ...
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Appease Your Google Overlords: Draw the "G" Logo

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Attack, Decay, Sustain, Release

TikZ, 195 193 181 177 172 167 163 160 159 bytes Thanks to David Carlisle for his helpful answer here ...
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Build a digital clock in Wireworld

Latching Clock Score - 53,508 (of which only 36,828 is actively used due to the L-shaped design) High Quality recording - https://1drv.ms/u/s!ArQEzxH5nQLKhvt_HHfcqQKo2FODLQ Golly pattern - https://...
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Draw the Ukrainian Flag

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Draw the Ionising Radiation Hazard Symbol

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Draw the Swiss Flag

SVG (HTML5), 94 83 82 64 bytes <svg><path d=M0,0V32H32V0M6,13h7V6h6v7h7v6H19v6H13V19H6 fill=red Saved 2 bytes thanks to @ThePirateBay. Saved 1 ...
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Draw the ☣ (Biohazard Symbol)

Tex + Tikz, 232 bytes 43 bytes saved by switching to tex. Thanks to Phelype Oleinik Some bytes saved thanks to Skillmon ...
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Display the Hacker Logo

CSS+HTML, 56+84=140 bytes 52+84=136 bytes Saved 4 bytes by incorporating suggestions from the comments. td{border:1px solid#888;line-height:.4;font-size:3em <...
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Generate an RGB colour grid

Bash, 44 2 bytes saved thanks to @NahuelFouilleul 2 bytes saved thanks to @manatwork printf "${f=^[[3%dm.}$f$f " 1 3 5 3 2 6 5 6 4 Here, blocks are <...
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Appease Your Google Overlords: Draw the "G" Logo

Python 2, 244 220 bytes using Martin Rosenau's transformation on the [-1,1]^2 plane and minor golfing like removing 0. or brackets ...
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Windows 10 Batch, 51 50 bytes @color fc&echo I ␛[94mV␛[91mo␛[94mt␛[91me␛[94md␛[m Where ␛ represents the ANSI Escape 0x1B character. Outputs using colour ...
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