Endless.horse

endlesshorse Behold! An ASCII horse without end. This is straight-up the best thing put on the internet so far this decade. It's by Colleen Josephson and emerged from The Stupid Hackathon.

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  1. Someone please do "turtles all the way down".

  2. The ones with five legs aren't ridable unless the fifth leg ends somewhere.

  3. Horses actually have infinite number of legs.

    1. We first must establish that horses have an even number of legs - yes?
    2. A horse has forelegs and back legs.
    3. It has two back legs.
    4. Four plus two is six, thus it has six legs
    5. Six is an odd number of legs for a horse to have
    6. But the number must also be even!
    7. The only number which is both even and odd is infinity
    8. Therefore, a horse has an infinite number of legs
      From here because it was faster to find than to type.
  4. Rob sez: Behold! An ASCII horse without end. This is straight-up the best thing put on the internet so far this decade. Great praise indeed, from the former holder of that end-less title:

    Congrats on your citizenship, Rob! Please don't forget: tinkering with your freedom voids the warranty.

  5. It's an allusion to the symbolism in Daniel. By not having feet, the horse transcends the weakness of clay.

    Of course, it is also a christological figure.

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