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Blah Blah Blah, Here's the Point

Ever talk to one of those people who go through a rather exhaustive list of things before they get to the point?  And then when they finally do get there, it's sort of, well...moot? see more Friends of Irony Are you a bottom-liner?  Do you usually prefer, "Just the facts, Ma'am?"  Would you rather shoot first and ask questions later?  Sometimes you really do need some background in order to properly interpret the situation or make an informed decision.  Other times, just like this sign, it's best to get to the bottom line before you waste time discussing details that simply don't matter. Know anyone who beats around the bush?  Someone who circles the neighborhood before driving up the driveway?...

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