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Two articles on PETSCII graphics for PlayNET, the American online service that later became AOL. A man pushing a sign, and a shamrock. OUTSTANDING! Also – seems like smilies were pretty established at that time.. 

From the Behind the Screens magazine, 1986 and 1987.

PlayNET – a mid-1980’s online service for the C64.

Most images from playnet.us.

Rapid T. Rabbit and Friends Show, with PlayNET – an American online system for Commodore 64. PlayNET was the first service of its kind and later spawned both Quantum Link and AOL. 

Original video

h/t: Tim Koch