just a little bit of art history here...

           ⠀⣧  ⠀  ⣿   ⠀       
           ⢀⣿⣧   ⢰⡿⡇ ⠀  ⠀   ⠀ 
 ⠀    ⠀   ⠀⢸⣿⡟⡆  ⣿⡇⢻          
        ⠀  ⢸⣿ ⣿ ⢰⣿⡇⢸    ⠀     
 ⠀⠀     ⠀  ⢸⣿⡄⢸ ⢸⣿⡇⢸⠀       ⠀⠀
⠀   ⠀  ⠀  ⠀⠘⣿⡇⢸⡄⠸⣿⡇⣿  ⠀⠀      
       ⠀    ⢿⣿⢸⡅ ⣿⢠⡏   ⠀  ⠀   
  ⠀  ⠀   ⠀⠀ ⠈⣿⣿⣥⣾⣿⣿       ⠀   
⠀    ⠀ ⠀     ⣿⣿⣿⣿⣿⣿⣿⣆ ⠀       
⠀  ⠀  ⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⢸⣿⣿⣿⡿⡿⣿⣿⡿⡅⠀      ⠀
     ⠀⠀     ⢸⠉ ⠉⡙⢔⠛⣟⢋⠦⢵ ⠀   ⠀ 
⠀           ⣾⣄  ⠁⣿⣯⡥⠃ ⢳  ⠀  ⠀ 
  ⠀   ⠀   ⢀⣴⣿⡇  ⠀⠐⠠⠊⢀⠀⢸       
     ⠀⠀⢀⣴⣿⣿⣿⡿     ⠈⠁  ⠘⣿⣄     
     ⣠⣿⣿⣿⣿⣿⡟   ⠀⠀      ⠈⣿⣷⡀⠀ ⠀
 ⠀⠀ ⣾⣿⣿⣿⣿⣿⠋   ⠀  ⠀⠀     ⠈⣿⣿⣧⠀⠀
   ⡜⣭⠤⢍⣿⡟     ⠀  ⠀       ⢸⢛⢭⣗ 
⠀  ⠁⠈⠀ ⣀⠝               ⠄⠠  ⠰⡅
   ⢀  ⡀⠡⠀     ⠀         ⠀⠁⠔⠠⡕ 
⠀   ⣿⣷⣶⠒⠁           ⠀⠀   ⢰ ⠀ ⠀
    ⠘⣿⣿⡇                ⠰ ⠀   
  ⠀  ⠈⢿⣿⣦  ⠀⠀     ⠀ ⠀⠀⢠⠊⠉⢆ ⠀ ⠀
 ⢀⠤  ⢤⣤⣽⣿⣿⣦⣀⢀⡠⢤⡤⠄⠀⠒ ⠁   ⢘⠔  ⠀ 
   ⡐⠈⠁⠈⠛⣛⠿⠟⠑⠈  ⠀         ⠀    
 ⠀⠉⠑⠒⠀⠁      ⠀       ⠀⠀⠀     
    

⠀    ⠀⠀ _,.----------.,_
   ,;~'    ⠀    ⠀    ⠀  '~;,
  ,;⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀  ⠀⠀  ⠀    ⠀⠀ ⠀   ;,
 ;  ⠀⠀    ⠀    ⠀ ⠀ ⠀  ⠀ ⠀⠀   ;
,'  ⠀ ⠀⠀⠀           ⠀ ⠀      ',
,;      ⠀    ⠀ ⠀⠀        ⠀   ;,
;⠀; ⠀ ⠀  .  ⠀        .     ⠀; ;
| ;   ______ ⠀  ⠀⠀⠀______   ;⠀|
|  `/~'     ~' . '~⠀    '~\'⠀ |
|⠀ ~  ,-~~~^~, | ,~^~~~-,  ~  |
|   ⠀|   ⠀    }:{   ⠀  ⠀ |   ⠀|
|    l⠀   ⠀ ⠀/⠀| \⠀     ⠀!    |
.~   (__,.--' .^.⠀'--.,__)   ~.
⠀|⠀   ⠀---;'⠀/ | \ `;--- ⠀   |
⠀\__.⠀       \/^\/     ⠀ .__/
   V|⠀\     ⠀  ⠀ ⠀⠀ ⠀   /⠀|V
   ⠀| |T~\___!___!___/~T| |
  ⠀ |⠀|`IIII_I_I_I_IIII'|⠀|
⠀   |⠀ \,III I I I III,/  |
⠀    \   `~~~~~~~~~~'⠀⠀⠀⠀/
  ⠀⠀  ⠀\   . ⠀  ⠀  .   /⠀    -dcau (4/15/95)
  ⠀    ⠀ \.⠀   ^⠀   ./
 ⠀   ⠀  ⠀  ^~~~^~~~^

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⠀⠀⠀⠀________________⠀⠀ ⠀⠀   ⠀⠀_______________  ⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀_______________
⠀  /_______________/\⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀/_______________\⠀⠀ ⠀ ⠀/\______________\
⠀ ⠀\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\/ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀⠀⠀|||||||||||||||||⠀⠀⠀⠀ / ////////////////
 ⠀ ⠀\\\\\________/\⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀|||||________\ ⠀   ⠀⠀/ /////______\
⠀⠀ ⠀⠀\\\\\\\\\\\\\/____⠀ ⠀⠀ ⠀||||||||||||||⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀/⠀/////////////
 ⠀⠀⠀⠀ \\\\\___________/\ ⠀⠀ ⠀|||||⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀    ⠀ ⠀/⠀////
⠀⠀ ⠀  ⠀\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\/ ⠀⠀⠀⠀|||||⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀  ⠀⠀⠀\////⠀⠀⠀e⠀⠀c  t⠀⠀o⠀⠀r

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 ⠀⠀⠀⠀  ⠀⠀⠀⠀  ⠀⠀ ROFL:ROFL:ROFL:ROFL
⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀ ⠀   ⠀ ⠀⠀⠀___^___ _
⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀     ⠀⠀L⠀ ⠀⠀__/⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ [] \⠀ ⠀ 
 ⠀     ⠀ ⠀⠀  LOL===__  ⠀⠀⠀  ⠀ ⠀⠀\ 
⠀  ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀  ⠀⠀⠀⠀L ⠀⠀ ⠀⠀\___⠀___⠀___]
⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀  ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ ⠀I  ⠀I
⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀  ⠀ ⠀⠀    ⠀ ⠀⠀⠀----------/

   ⠀⠀⠀⠀  ⠀⠀⠀ ⠀.==,_
       ⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀.===,_`\
   ⠀⠀   ⠀⠀⠀.====,_ `⠀\ ⠀ ⠀  .====,__
⠀⠀   ---⠀  ⠀⠀.==-,`~.⠀\⠀ ⠀        `:`.__,
 ⠀   ⠀---    ⠀⠀`~~=-.  \⠀   ⠀⠀ ⠀ ⠀ /^^^⠀  ...always⠀on the go!
  ⠀ ⠀   ---   ⠀   `~~=. \    ⠀⠀⠀  /
 ⠀ ⠀    ⠀    ⠀      ⠀`~. \⠀   ⠀⠀⠀/
⠀   ⠀   ⠀  ⠀⠀ ⠀⠀       ~.⠀\____./
  ⠀⠀         ⠀jgs  ⠀    ⠀`.=====)
  ⠀   ⠀⠀    ⠀⠀        ___.--~~~--.__
 ⠀⠀ ⠀ ⠀   ⠀⠀___\.--~~~ ⠀    ⠀       ~~~---.._|/
 ⠀⠀⠀  ⠀⠀ ⠀  ~~~"⠀        ⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀    ⠀⠀ ⠀⠀     /

 ⠀  ⠀      ⠀  ___      ⠀ ⠀ 
 ⠀ ⠀   ⠀  ⠀ ⠀/   \\  ⠀ ⠀ ⠀⠀
    ⠀ ⠀ /\\ | . . \\⠀ ⠀ ⠀  
 ⠀⠀⠀ ⠀////\\|⠀ ⠀  ||⠀ ⠀⠀  ⠀
   ⠀////⠀⠀⠀\\ ___//\⠀   ⠀  
 ⠀ ///   ⠀ ⠀\\ ⠀   ⠀\⠀⠀  ⠀ 
 ⠀///⠀   ⠀  |\\   ⠀⠀⠀| ⠀  ⠀
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 / ⠀     ⠀  | ⠀\\  \⠀⠀⠀\   
       ⠀⠀ ⠀ | ⠀⠀\\⠀/   /⠀⠀⠀
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    ⠀   ⠀   | ⠀⠀ ⠀ \\|     
          ⠀ |     ⠀⠀\\ ⠀  ⠀
  ⠀ ⠀       | ⠀ ⠀⠀ ⠀ |  ⠀⠀ 
 ⠀  ⠀    ⠀ ⠀|_________\   

   \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\
⠀  |||||||||||||||||||||||||||||
⠀⠀ |   "||,,,,. "|" .,,,,||"      ____
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⠀⠀/|\  o8'  o '8o⠀o8'o   `8o  ⠀  |⠀ ⠀ |     ⠀  ⠀(⠀ ⠀⠀⠀)
  |||  o8.⠀ ⠀ .8o o8.    .8o     |    | _______ |    ⠀|
        `Y8888P'⠀  `Y8888P'  ⠀   |    |(  ⠀    )|     |
     ⠀ ,||''|| \   / ||''||,     |    || ⠀ ⠀⠀ ⠀||     |
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     ||   ⠀   |;  ⠀;|⠀⠀ ⠀   ||  ⠀|  ⠀ ||      ⠀|| ⠀   ||  '
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 ⠀   ⠀'||,,||||,...,||||,,||⠀    |    ||       ||⠀⠀  ⠀||___|_
  ⠀    ⠀`|||..."|||"...|||' ⠀  ⠀ (____)(_______)(_____)|____|
 |%%%%%%%%WWWW%%%%%%WWWW%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%|
⠀`""""""""""3$F""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""'
   ⠀⠀  ⠀⠀   @$....⠀'$B
  ⠀    ⠀   d$$$$$$$$$$:
     ⠀     ````````````

   ⠀        ⠀   ⠀ ⠀    ⠀  !         !⠀         
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                        ! . ! ⠀   ! . !          
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        ⠀     ⠀⠀    ⠀   ^   ⠀         ^          
   ⠀                  ^  (0)       (0)  ^       
             ⠀     ⠀ ^     ⠀  ""         ^       
       ⠀     ⠀  ⠀   ^   ***************    ^     
        ⠀         ^   *                 *  ⠀^ ⠀  
    ⠀⠀      ⠀   ⠀^⠀  *⠀  /\ ⠀ /\   /\    *   ⠀^⠀  
                ^ ⠀ *⠀                    *   ⠀^
          ⠀    ^   *   /\   /\   /\⠀  /\   *    ^
     ⠀   ⠀    ^   *⠀           ⠀            *    ^
  ⠀        ⠀  ^  *     ⠀            ⠀ ⠀      * ⠀ ^
   ⠀   ⠀   ⠀  ^ ⠀*         ⠀   ⠀ ⠀ ⠀         *   ^
               ^⠀*   ⠀  ⠀           ⠀   ⠀⠀   *  ^ ⠀
⠀            ⠀  ^*             ⠀             * ^ 
       ⠀  ⠀      ^ * ⠀         ⠀ ⠀  ⠀⠀      * ^
             ⠀   ^⠀ *   ⠀             ⠀    *  ^
          ⠀      ⠀⠀^  *       )⠀(⠀ ⠀      * ^
 ⠀⠀⠀ ⠀  ⠀  ⠀    ⠀⠀⠀    ^^^^^^^^ ^^^^^^^^^ 
 ⠀    ⠀     ⠀                         ⠀  "Totoro" (from "My Neighbor Totoro")
                     ⠀   ⠀                  ⠀--- Mabel Mak

is it truly ascii? is it truly anything?


 ⠀    ⠀ ⠀⠀⠀    ⠀ ⠀ ⠀⠀ /^--^\     /^--^\⠀⠀  ⠀/^--^\
⠀   ⠀  ⠀ ⠀⠀   ⠀  ⠀    \____/⠀⠀⠀  \____/  ⠀  \____/
⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀  ⠀⠀⠀  ⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀/⠀⠀⠀ ⠀ \  ⠀/  ⠀⠀  \  ⠀/  ⠀⠀ ⠀\
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⠀  ⠀ ⠀  ⠀  ⠀⠀⠀⠀      \__⠀ __/ ⠀ \__  __/⠀ ⠀\__ ⠀__/
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########################/ /######\ \###########/⠀/#######################
|⠀| | | | | |⠀| | | | |⠀\/| | | |⠀\/| | | | |⠀|\/⠀| | | |⠀| | | |⠀|⠀| |⠀|
|_|_|_|_|_|_|_|_|_|_|_|_|_|_|_|_|_|_|_|_|_|_|_|_|_|_|_|_|_|_|_|_|_|_|_|_|

                   ⠀⠀  .,,uod8B8bou,,.
    ⠀⠀        ..,uod8BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBRPFT?l!i:.
       ⠀ ,=m8BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBRPFT?!||||||||||||||
⠀ ⠀      !...:!TVBBBRPFT||||||||||!!^^""'  ⠀||||
   ⠀     !.......:!?|||||!!^^""'     ⠀ ⠀⠀  ⠀||||
   ⠀ ⠀⠀ ⠀!.........||||⠀ ⠀    ⠀⠀   ⠀  ⠀   ⠀ ||||
⠀  ⠀    ⠀!.........||||  ##    ⠀        ⠀   ||||
⠀⠀  ⠀    !.........||||                     ||||
 ⠀  ⠀  ⠀ !.........||||⠀  ⠀⠀⠀  ⠀            ||||
⠀  ⠀     !.........||||  ⠀⠀    ⠀⠀ ⠀       ⠀ ||||
    ⠀    !.........|||| ⠀  ⠀        ⠀      ⠀||||
⠀   ⠀ ⠀  `.........||||  ⠀  ⠀⠀    ⠀        ,||||
    ⠀     .;.......||||⠀  ⠀ ⠀ ⠀     ⠀⠀_.-!!|||||
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!YBBBBBBBBBBBBBBb..!|||:..-!!|||||||!iof68BBBBBb.... 
!..YBBBBBBBBBBBBBBb!!||||||||!iof68BBBBBBRPFT?!::   `.
!....YBBBBBBBBBBBBBBbaaitf68BBBBBBRPFT?!:::::::::     `.
!......YBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBRPFT?!::::::;:!^"`;:::     ⠀⠀`.⠀ 
!........YBBBBBBBBBBRPFT?!::::::::::^''...::::::; ⠀       iBBbo.
`..........YBRPFT?!::::::::::::::::::::::::;iof68bo.      WBBBBbo.
  `..........:::::::::::::::::::::::;iof688888888888b.     `YBBBP^'
⠀ ⠀ `........::::::::::::::::;iof688888888888888888888b.   ⠀ `
⠀     `......:::::::::;iof688888888888888888888888888888b.
 ⠀   ⠀  `....:::;iof688888888888888888888888888888888899fT!  
   ⠀ ⠀⠀ ⠀ `..::!8888888888888888888888888888888899fT|!^"'   
 ⠀      ⠀   `'⠀!!988888888888888888888888899fT|!^"' 
    ⠀⠀    ⠀  ⠀  `!!8888888888888888899fT|!^"'
       ⠀⠀      ⠀  `!988888888899fT|!^"'
 ⠀               ⠀  `!9899fT|!^"'
     ⠀         ⠀   ⠀⠀⠀`!^"'

the distribution doesn't matter

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