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I want anything that isn't a letter or number to be taken out of a string.  Any ideas?  Thanks.
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s/[^\da-zA-z]//g

Should do it.  \d is for digits, a-zA-Z specifies lowercase or uppercase.
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or s/[\W_]//g, #which will get letters according to your locale
or tr/0-9A-Za-z//cd

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Great, thanks for the help!
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