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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 Wall of Text--often as the backdrop--but the text is obscured with Speechbubbles Interruption (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 Blah Blah Blah is also common.
Long Speech Tea Time can have actions that obstruct the bubbles.
Anime & Manga
- Used in Gorsky and Butch, 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.
- In Turnabout Storm Rarity gets carried away when she gets the idea of making a new suit for Phoenix, and she keeps blathering in the background while Phoenix and Pinkie discuss where to go next.
Films -- Live-Action
- The credits to Wrongfully Accused, among other Credits Gag, include a section headed "Nobody Cares About These People", which is then scrolled through at about 300% speed.
- In one of the dream sequences in Max Payne, 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.
- Brawl in the Family: Kaepora Gaebora bores Link to tears.
- Dork Tower
- Footloose: Sisterly concern.
- Yang Child: Rambling.
- Dreamkeepers: Prelude
- Sometimes used in Dan and Mabs Furry Adventures. For example, in the Abel's Story bonus arc, Abel's friend Mink is quite the chatterbox, as shown here.
- Vaarsuvius of The Order of the Stick has had this treatment a few times. The first of several.
- Slightly Damned has a lot of fun with this. It also has speech bubbles through which show a small patch of what's obviously a larger Wall of Text.
- Gunnerkrigg Court: Too whoozy to attend.
- Dream Scar She's really rambling
- In Nip and Tuck pure excitement.
- Rusty and Co
- 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 Sinfest, Pooch blathering to Percy's girlfriend.
- In Derelict, interruption.
- In Anti-HEROES, overriding a monologue.
- In Meat Shield, Leonid isn't exactly listening to Disparoxus.
- In the first strip of DM of the Rings, 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 Our Little Adventure, Angelika and Rocky's loud argument is the background of the last panel.