Text art pictures created with basic keyboard characters in fixed width fonts. http://asciiartist.com
Curated by Laura Brown
Now and then if you look at the source code (the HTML code) of websites you can find ASCII art. Its like a secret surprise for those who dig a little deeper. Have a look at - ASCII Art Signatures in the Wild. You can add ASCII art to the source code for your own site or blog.
An emoticon is a terrible thing to waste. Emoticons (aka smileys) are fun, easy and add a lightness to any email or forum posts. When you want to add emotion, feelings or mood to your typed words you can just slip in an emoticon. :) They're so simple to make, to remember and no-fuss.