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♦️ Cowsay in Ruby! ♦️
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Cowsay in Ruby!

Cowsay, for those of you that don't know, is a computer option on a lot of Linux systems which lets a cow talk to you.
You could also ask the cow to predict your future, tell you a joke or some important saying. Overall it was a pretty cool little easter egg.

I thought about making cowsay in python but it already exists and I feel like I use python a bit too much, so instead I decided to make it in ruby.

Personally I think it turned out quite well, the cow can talk and it doesn't look too bad.

Screen Shot 2021-07-08 at 10.25.12 AM

I also added Tux the penguin:

Screen Shot 2021-07-08 at 10.25.33 AM

And a little stickman with a Mohawk, which is the only ascii art I actually made, the cow and tux I just stole from wikipedia since I suck at ascii.

Screen Shot 2021-07-08 at 10.25.46 AM


  • Three characters, the classic cow, linux penguin and a little stickman
  • Custom messages
  • Dad Jokes
  • Future predicition

Have fun messing around with it! Maybe I’ll add some more characters if I get bored.

now I need to make it in cow:

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