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1999 Ascii Calendar made by VK aka Veronica Karlsson





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4 December, You get hit by a snow ball!


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5 December, Your local shopping street in December


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6 December, Crazy people

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7 December, Having fun in the snow

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9 December, Hockey

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11 December, Horizontal snowfall...

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12 December, The day after the horizontal snowfall

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13 December, Lucia strikes again!

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14 December, Hot chocolate and sandwiches


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15 December, Shopping

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16 December, Dreaming

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18 December, What I sometimes see when I go home from school.

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19 December, Wrapping presents

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http://www.geocities.com/Paris/Arc/3515/ganesha.html
http://php.iupui.edu/~sahutchi/ganesha.html


20 December, Wrapping done

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88,    ,88 88 "8b,   ,aa 88       88 "8a,   ,d88 88,    ,88 88          
`"8bbdP"Y8 88  `"Ybbd8"' 88       88  `"8bbdP"Y8 `"8bbdP"Y8 88          
                                                                        
                                                                        
                         
 ad88888ba   ad88888ba   
d8"     "88 d8"     "88  
8P       88 8P       88  
Y8,    ,d88 Y8,    ,d88  
 "PPPPPP"88  "PPPPPP"88  
         8P          8P  
8b,    a8P  8b,    a8P   
`"Y8888P'   `"Y8888P'    
                         
                         

ASCII Character Codes:

a = ASCII 97

d = ASCII 100

v = ASCII 118

e = ASCII 101

n = ASCII 110

t = ASCII 116

c = ASCII 99

a = ASCII 97

l = ASCII 108

e = ASCII 101

n = ASCII 110

d = ASCII 100

a = ASCII 97

r = ASCII 114

9 = ASCII 57

9 = ASCII 57

Capitalised:

A = ASCII 65

D = ASCII 68

V = ASCII 86

E = ASCII 69

N = ASCII 78

T = ASCII 84

C = ASCII 67

A = ASCII 65

L = ASCII 76

E = ASCII 69

N = ASCII 78

D = ASCII 68

A = ASCII 65

R = ASCII 82

9 = ASCII 57

9 = ASCII 57