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Pedantic Filter

Get to the FRIGGIN' POINT!
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You're searching the web for a question that requires a direct answer, such as a number.

Click your Doctorremulac3 "GET TO THE POINT!" browser plugin and all the wanna be Hemingways and Shakespeares endless prattling on about the stuff you don't want to hear about is replaced by the word BLA.

So if you're looking for an answer that says: "19.5 inches of mercury at 8,000 feet" rather than filtering through a small novel to get to the number, you see:

BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA >>> 19.5 inches of mercury at 8,000 feet <<< BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA

The author would get to click this button and see the preferred way readers of his article have requested to view his post as well. Then maybe next time they could get to the damned point. "They didn't want to hear about my great aunt's bursitis when talking about manifold pressure? But I was being so cute and interesting.

Another way would be just to be able to click a box that says "Include only numbers and their sentences in answer."

doctorremulac3, Nov 21 2015

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       Not wishing to be a pendant, but it is spelled “blah” with an ‘h’ on the end — spelling it without the ‘h’ is incorrect.
Ian Tindale, Nov 21 2015
  

       What's the point of posting an idea with the title //BLA BLA BLA// and the subtitle //bla bla bla/ and the entire text just six paragraphs of //bla bla bla//? Is this some kind of postmodern joke? Or is there some kind of adblock-style filter at work replacing actual text with bla?
pocmloc, Nov 21 2015
  

       Isn't "Blah" like boring and dull where "bla" is,.. yea, you're probably right but I'm not going to go back and add 100 hs. Great, now how do you spell a multiple H situation?
doctorremulac3, Nov 21 2015
  

       Has she tried physiotherapy?
pertinax, Nov 22 2015
  

       Who is "she"?   

       The point of replacing the words with markers, in this case the word "BLA", but it could be anything, a dot for instance, is so you can zero in on the info you were looking for. You would also be able to highlight the marker words and change them to the word that was originally printed there.   

       And yes, having the word be "BLA" is a bit facetious but I have no idea what a "post modern" joke is.
doctorremulac3, Nov 22 2015
  

       //spelling it without the ‘h’ is incorrect//   

       His spelling is the result of the many times [doctorremulac3] been told to "Get the 'h' out of here."
AusCan531, Nov 22 2015
  

       Yes. That's absolutely true.   

       I might add that I've been banned from classier websites than this. ;)
doctorremulac3, Nov 22 2015
  

       You haven’t been kept by worst, though.
Ian Tindale, Nov 22 2015
  

       True that.
doctorremulac3, Nov 23 2015
  

       Your great aunt.
pertinax, Nov 24 2015
  
      
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