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15th Jun '16 12:37:30 AM AceOfScarabs
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* The Doom Slayer in Videogame/{{Doom2016}} has to bypass several UAC biometric locks by using the appropriate body parts from deceased employees with the right clearance. The game lampshades this in the interface when he uses someone's upper torso to access the BFG weapon vault.
13th Jun '16 12:09:18 AM jormis29
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* Used in ''VideoGame/{{Prey}}'', with a severed alien hand which even gets progressively mankier throughout the game.

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* Used in ''VideoGame/{{Prey}}'', ''VideoGame/Prey2006'', with a severed alien hand which even gets progressively mankier throughout the game.
23rd May '16 8:41:09 PM Anddrix
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* SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker once gained access to a government vault by Joker toxin-ing the guards and dragging one over to a biometric scanner. The vault, incidentally, held Doomsday.

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* SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker ComicBook/TheJoker once gained access to a government vault by Joker toxin-ing the guards and dragging one over to a biometric scanner. The vault, incidentally, held Doomsday.
25th Apr '16 2:20:23 PM Duffan
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* In ''Series/{{NCIS}}'', the Port-to-Port Killer once left an eye ball in an ice cube in Tony's drink at a bar. On a hunch, Jimmy brings it up to MTAC, and the door opens. We later see the man to whom it belongs (belonged), alive and well, just with an eye patch.
8th Apr '16 9:54:32 PM Generality
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* Subverted in ''Webcomic/PowerNap'': Drew takes [[spoiler: Cornelius]]'s head (which was previously severed) and carries it on the train in a trash bag, in order to get through the security in his apartment building... only to find out it's a slummy place with no retinal scanner.
6th Apr '16 2:21:54 PM ultimomant
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* In ''Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice'', Lex Luthor carves off the fingerprints of General Zod's corpse with a kryptonite scalpel and uses them to gain access to Zod's ship. Using this access as a stepping stone, he creates access for himself.

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* In ''Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice'', Lex Luthor carves off the fingerprints of General Zod's corpse with a kryptonite scalpel and uses them to gain access to Zod's to the crashed Kryptonian scout ship. Using this access as a stepping stone, he creates access for himself.
6th Apr '16 12:53:58 PM ultimomant
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* ''Manga/InuYasha'': In a fantasy example, Sesshomaru grafts a human arm onto his body to get around Tetsusaiga's "cannot be wielded by a full demon" limitation.

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* ''Manga/InuYasha'': In a fantasy example, Sesshomaru grafts a human arm onto his body to get around Tetsusaiga's Tessaiga's "cannot be wielded by a full demon" limitation.



* ''ComicBook/ArkhamAsylumLivingHell'': Used by fellow Arkham inmate Jane Doe in an attempt to escape through an emergency exit requiring a fingerprint scan, retinal scan, and voice ID. As Jane's modus operandi is wearing the skin of the people she kills and taking over their identities, she was well prepared, bringing her latest victim's severed hand and preserved eye, plus a recording of the victim pleading for her life.

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* ''ComicBook/ArkhamAsylumLivingHell'': ''ComicBook/ArkhamAsylumLivingHell'':
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Used by fellow Arkham inmate Jane Doe in an attempt to escape through an emergency exit requiring a fingerprint scan, retinal scan, and voice ID. As Jane's modus operandi is wearing the skin of the people she kills and taking over their identities, she was well prepared, bringing her latest victim's severed hand and preserved eye, plus a recording of the victim pleading for her life.


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* In ''Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice'', Lex Luthor carves off the fingerprints of General Zod's corpse with a kryptonite scalpel and uses them to gain access to Zod's ship. Using this access as a stepping stone, he creates access for himself.
17th Mar '16 6:17:31 PM ObsidianFire
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** In a later book, the fairies have one that is specifically designed to detect a pulse in order to prevent this (justified due to the fact that it was designed by [[GenreSavvy Foaly]]).

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** In a later book, the fairies have one that is specifically designed to detect a pulse in order to prevent this (justified due to the fact that it was designed by [[GenreSavvy Foaly]]).Foaly).
11th Mar '16 10:52:37 AM Aratak
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**Until someone realized that a living tissue could be under the dead one, or a less grim example; a latex print of the target's fingerprint they got off a glass and even build from pictures alone [[http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/12/30/hack-phone-fingerprint-photographs_n_6395730.html]]. Even licking the false print is enough sometime.
28th Feb '16 8:50:22 PM Nohbody
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* In the ''Literature/KnownSpace'' universe, [[OrganTheft organleggers were known to harvest people for their organs]]. In one "Gil the ARM" story, it's noted that eyes are particularly in demand by criminals, to get past retina scanners with transplanted eyes from some organlegger victim.
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