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A character in a comic talks, on and on and on, but the exact content's not important. Or else no one is listening.

Their blathering is given in a WallOfText--often as the backdrop--but [[PaintingTheMedium the text is obscured]] with SpeechBubblesInterruption (whether by other speech bubbles, the characters themselves, or some other visual element) so that the reader knows the complete text is not important.

Enough words are usually shown to get the gist of what the character is expressing, although BlahBlahBlah is also common, depending on whether the characters listened enough to get the gist, or not at all.

LongSpeechTeaTime can have actions that obstruct the bubbles.

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!!Examples

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[[folder:Anime & Manga]]
* [[http://www.mangafox.com/manga/gin_no_saji/c002/18.html A food rant]] from ''Manga/SilverSpoon''.
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[[folder:Comic Books]]
* Used in ''ComicBook/GorskyAndButch'', mostly for really unimportant stuff but once for the authors' notes, which are extremely plot-relevant. But not only that -- in one scene they talk too much, and the speech bubbles create a traffic jam.
* ''ComicBook/TransformersMoreThanMeetsTheEye'' has Swerve, a diminutive MotorMouth who has the ability to talk at length about nothing in particular. In one instance, he did so for ''147 hours straight''. There's comic panels demonstrating why he is also known as "Shut The Hell Up."
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[[folder:Comic Strips]]
* In ''ComicStrip/PricklyCity'', Winslow at a press conference -- going BlahBlahBlah as well.
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[[folder:Fan Works]]
* In ''WebAnimation/TurnaboutStorm'', [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic Rarity]] gets carried away when she gets the idea of making a new suit for [[VisualNovel/AceAttorney Phoenix]], and she keeps blathering in the background while Phoenix and Pinkie discuss where to go next.
* A [[http://lynxgriffin.deviantart.com/art/Those-Lacking-Spines-pg-5-36099284 comic]] for the ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'' fanfiction ''Fanfic/ThoseLackingSpines'' shows [[OverusedCopycatCharacter Jeffiroth's]] BadassBoast as this to the protagonists, who would much rather see what fight he can put up with rather than be bored with words.
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[[folder:Films -- Live-Action]]
* The credits to ''Film/WrongfullyAccused'', among other CreditsGag, include a section headed "Nobody Cares About These People", which is then scrolled through at about 300% speed.
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[[folder:LiveActionTV]]
* In the TV movie ''GetSmart, Again!'' our ComedicHero manages to cock up CONTROL's replacement for the ever-unreliable Cone of Silence. The [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gV-NkDZz7fQ Hall of Hush]] turns spoken words into visible words floating in the air, but Max spends so much time raving about how wonderful this invention is the Hall of Hush becomes full of words and no-one can make out what anyone else is saying.
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[[folder:Video Games]]
* In one of the dream sequences in ''VideoGame/MaxPayne'', Max answers a phone to be greeted with a stream of meaningless nonsense spoken in his own voice, which is represented in the in-game graphic novel using this trope.
* Twice in ''[[VideoGame/MarioAndLuigiBowsersInsideStory Bowser's Inside Story]]'', a goomba in Bowser's castle, and a magikoopa in Peach's Castle.
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[[folder:Web Comics]]
* ''Webcomic/BrawlInTheFamily'': [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/05/12/333-advice/ Kaepora Gaebora bores Link to tears.]]
* ''Webcomic/DorkTower''
** [[http://www.dorktower.com/2003/01/22/comics-archive-380/ Recounting the adventure]]
** [[http://www.dorktower.com/2008/07/14/archived-comic-1059/ And laughter]]
** [[http://www.dorktower.com/2011/02/28/dork-tower-monday-february-28-2011/ And lists]]
* ''Webcomic/{{Footloose}}'': [[http://www.footloosecomic.com/footloose/pages.php?page=385 Sisterly concern.]]
* ''Webcomic/YangChild'': [[http://yangchild.comicgenesis.com/d/20030826.html Rambling]].
* ''Webcomic/DreamKeepers'': Prelude
** [[http://www.dreamkeeperscomic.com/Prelude.php?pg=107 When they are looking to corral you]].
** [[http://www.dreamkeeperscomic.com/Prelude.php?pg=187 The children talk in the background]].
* Sometimes used in ''Webcomic/DanAndMabsFurryAdventures''. For example, in the Abel's Story bonus arc, Abel's friend Mink is quite the chatterbox, as shown [[http://missmab.com/Comics/Ab_060.php here]].
* Vaarsuvius of ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'' has had this treatment a few times. [[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0010.html The first of several.]]
* ''Webcomic/SlightlyDamned'' has a lot of fun with this. It also has speech bubbles through which show a small patch of what's obviously a larger WallOfText.
* ''Webcomic/{{Precocious}}''
** [[http://www.precociouscomic.com/archive/comic/2009/03/31 An example.]]
** [[http://www.precociouscomic.com/archive/comic/2010/06/12 Another.]]
* ''Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt'': [[http://www.gunnerkrigg.com/view.php?date=2002-01-24 Too whoozy to attend]].
* ''Webcomic/DreamScar'' [[http://www.dream-scar.net/index.php?id=125 She's really rambling]]
* In ''Webcomic/NipAndTuck'', Thelma produces one from the [[http://www.rhjunior.com/NT/00517.html pure excitement]] of her beauty contest win.
* ''Webcomic/RustyAndCo''
** [[http://rustyandco.com/comic/6/ Here it's for the readers, not the characters.]]
** Calamitus doing his first monologue is similarly obscured, as Mimic and Princess aren't paying attention.
* In ''Webcomic/{{Sinfest}}'', [[http://www.sinfest.net/view.php?date=2008-06-08 Pooch blathering to Percy's girlfriend.]]
* In ''Webcomic/AntiHeroes'', [[http://www.antiheroescomic.com/comic/72 overriding a monologue.]]
* In ''Webcomic/MeatShield'', [[http://www.meatshield.net/archive/182-hmm-no-i-was-listening-really/ Leonid isn't exactly listening to Disparoxus.]]
* In the first strip of ''Webcomic/DMOfTheRings'', the characters talk amongst themselves and their speech bubbles partially hide the DM's captions, who is rattling off the campaign's endless backstory in the background.
* In the second strip of ''Webcomic/OurLittleAdventure'', Angelika and Rocky's loud argument is [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0002.html the background of the last panel]].
* ''Webcomic/DresdenCodak'', often uses a variant where we only see the part that fits within in a speech bubble, as if viewing a Wall of Blather through an elliptical window. [[http://dresdencodak.com/2007/06/30/in-the-company-of-science/ For instance, rambling on and on about a new found robot.]] This creates the effect that the listener is drifting in and out of a spiel they can't be bothered to pay full attention to, or [[TechnoBabble couldn't follow if they tried]].
* In ''Webcomic/{{Widdershins}}'' [[http://www.widdershinscomic.com/wdshn/november-2nd-2011 Malik blathers about the gun without realizing what its being real means.]]
* In ''Webcomic/CucumberQuest'',
** [[http://cucumber.gigidigi.com/archive/page-63/ Grizzlygum's complaints about their being in the forest.]]
** [[http://cucumber.gigidigi.com/archive/page-305/ Tomato's attempts to get the Nightmare Knight to put him down.]]
** [[http://cucumber.gigidigi.com/cq/page-498/ Peridot's distraught recitation of her problems.]]
* In ''Webcomic/ThreeJaguars'', [[http://threejaguarscomic.net/?comic=good-marketing-4 the clipboard of slogans while Artist and Business Manager discuss marketing.]]
* ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'''s Kankri Vantas is an over-the-top [[PoliticalCorrectnessGoneMad social justice warrior]] who loves to go on [[WallOfText long sermons]] given the slightest provocation (or, in fact, none at all). Particularly ridiculous ones are displayed in several columns of unreadably tiny text just to drive the point home.
* ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'' uses this [[http://www.egscomics.com/?date=2006-01-20 here]] and [[http://www.egscomics.com/?date=2011-10-21 here]] with the WallsOfText fading out and [[http://www.egscomics.com/?date=2012-09-20 here]] with an argument continuing in the background. In the last two examples the full text is given in the commentary.
* In ''Webcomic/BrunoTheBandit'', [[http://brunothebandit.com/d/19980720.html the introduction strip had Bruno's speech bubble over the narration -- which he can apparently hear.]]
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