I've just seen the Introducing Python video, found in
This is a very interesting video, at least after you stop laughing. :-))
Jokes apart, it's indeed interesting to know how your mailing list partners/programming partners/benevolent dictators/friends/whatever look like, when they're not ascii characters. I'd advice it to anyone who is part of that community and is not able to be closer in meetings and similar events.
Btw, Tim, your <wink>s will have a special meaning to me from now on. ;-)