Inverted cowsay

echo Which way up? | flip.pl | cowsay | tac | sed -e "s,/,+,g" -e "s,\\\,/,g" -e "s,+,\\\,g" -e "s,_,-,g" -e "s,\^,v,g"
It's quite fun to invert text using "flip.pl" (ref: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2078323 ). Slightly more challenging is to flip a whole "cowsay". :-)
Sample Output
$ echo Which way up? | flip.pl | cowsay | tac | sed -e "s,/,+,g" -e "s,\\\,/,g" -e "s,+,\\\,g" -e "s,_,-,g" -e "s,\^,v,g"
                ||     ||
                ||----w |
            (--)/       )/\/
         /  (oo)/-------
        /   v--v
 ------------------------ 
< ?dn &#654;&#592;&#653; &#613;&#596;&#305;&#613;&#653; >
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By: mpb
2016-04-08 11:41:44

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What Others Think

Hmm, that's curious, the inverted text shows strangely in commandlinefu. It does work in a real command line.
mpb · 111 weeks and 1 day ago
I really like what you describe, it's very nice to read this. It is great that you share with us such information, for me such things are very helpful. I like to read such news. You can always find something new.
dako62 · 15 weeks and 1 day ago

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