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How would you convert the following .SRT file's contents into plain text stripping out information?

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How would you convert the following .SRT file's contents into plain text stripping out the
line number and time information lines? I could use either DOS or UNIX commands.

I have attached a .SRT file with the following contents:

I was hoping to convert the following .SRT file's contents from

6
00:00:27,000 --> 00:00:30,000
and build some simple webpages.

7
00:00:30,000 --> 00:00:33,000
Part of what makes web design and web development so fun

8
00:00:33,000 --> 00:00:37,000
when compared to other forms of software development, is that you can

to revised values as follows:

and build some simple webpages.
Part of what makes web design and web development so fun
when compared to other forms of software development, is that you can
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grep -Ev "^$|^[0-9]" inputfile

Maybe this is safer:

grep -Ev "^$|^[0-9]*$|^[0-9][0-9]:" inputfile
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