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I've noticed lately that, on a lot of American-made TV (and
possibly British, though I haven't seen it), not only do they
beep out profanities, but they momentarily put a "blur
box" over the speaker's mouth.
This is bizarre, but I presume it is to protect sensitive lip-
readers. Frankly, I'm
fucked if I can see what big deal is,
but there you go.
Howevertheless, despite all the beeping and blurring, you
don't have to be a fucking genius to work out exactly what
has been said. I mean, if hearing/lip-reading viewers
hear/see someone say "Get your ___ing goat off my
deckchair!", the blanks more or less fill themselves in.
The solution, thencefore, is to bleep-out and blur-out the
immediate context of the profanity, so that it becomes
"Get ___ _______ ____ __ __ ______ir!."
Of course, even then, anyone who has been watching the
program will probably be aware of the general character of
the protagonists, and will be able to construe that heated
argument, including profanity, is likely to arise given the
circumstances portrayed. The solution to this is simply to
bleep-out and blur-out the entire fucking program.
Bleep you buddy
[the porpoise, Nov 24 2015]
[pashute, Nov 24 2015]
There is literally no better example anywhere of bleeping stuff out than this
[hippo, Nov 28 2015]
[Voice, Nov 28 2015]
||[+] due to absurdity, and you gave me an idea [link]
||Update: MaxCo. is currently in talks with Google
Earth to have Slough, Milton Keynes, S____horpe and
all of Essex pixellated.
||Maybe instead of beeps you could have some ....................... I am too busy with a minecraft addiction. It will pass but until then I may go away.
||One Thoroughly Baked Bun For You. M'Lord. [+]
||Just farm out to Thailand, last time I watched
Thai TV they had blurred out the cigarettes
people were smoking, and the beer bottles
people were drinking from in old black and
||Remember, bleeping technology can be used for good
purposes too (see link).