My experience in perl is going on about 3 weeks...so some of what you are saying is greek to me. Can you provide an example of how you would do it? The source file to pull the information from has the tag as follows:
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I'm sorry to have to be wet nursed through this...but I have learned a ton of stuff over the last few weeks...I feel like my brain is going to explode!