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21st Aug '16 2:54:46 PM MrMediaGuy2
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* ''ComicStrip/PhoebeAndHerUnicorn'' has goblins whose laughter causes every app on Phoebe's phone to crash. It also turns milk sour.



* Webcomic/PhoebeAndHerUnicorn has goblins whose laughter causes every app on Phoebe's phone to crash. It also turns milk sour.
5th Aug '16 2:35:23 AM __Vano
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* LetsPlay/SpikeAndBarleyPlay tend to run into a glitch or crash every game they play. {{Lampshaded}} in their ''VideoGame/AlienIsolation'' video when the save file fails to load three times.
-->'''Barley (exasperated):''' In classic Spike and Barley fashion...
5th Aug '16 2:34:22 AM __Vano
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* Youtube Let's Player LetsPlay/{{Rawrzaur}} has run into some form of glitch or game-breaking AI exploit in virtually every game he has played. It's gotten to the point of being a running gag in his let's plays. Some of his regular viewers often joke about this by making bets on how long it will take before Rawr breaks the game any time he starts a new LP.
** The same goes for LetsPlay/{{AzuriteReaction}}.
** Similarly, Danny2462, known for his ''Videogame/KerbalSpaceProgram'' videos and the ''massive'' amounts of glitches he can find in it, is almost memetically known for being able to find a glitch in any and all games that pass through his hands.
* Now that you mention it, Let's Player LetsPlay/{{ProtonJon}} is getting the same reputation ever since he started his Let's Play of Videogame/{{Superman64}}, in which he demonstrates as many ways as possible in one video per level of how the game can be broken, especially showing Main/{{Game Breaking Bug}}s, intentionally and intentionally (on the fly, slightly Main/{{IncrediblyLamePun}} I know, he doesn't know ahead of time, is all I'm saying.)
** Since then Jon has also started live streaming, and in many of the games he tries, he discovers glitches, or the game simply decides to be weird and possibly game breaking that night, such as the time he thought he broke his SNES's eject button, except it fixed itself later, or the time his Retron (NES clone console), decided to read his Videogame/{{SuperMarioBros3}} cartridge wrong and the game was horribly glitched, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2CIBrncUxwg but he decided to play it anyway.]]
*** Honorable mention also go to his dedicated fans in chat, who, due to Jon's antics that don't necessarily have to do with glitches, have gone on to break strawpoll with too many strawpolls being made, or vandalizing Main/{{TheOtherWiki}}. It got to the point that Jon had to make rules against said activity. Basically, when the chat is unrestrained, they can break stuff (semi) unintentionally as well.
* Let's not forget the king of video game glitches on YouTube, [[http://www.youtube.com/user/BenBuja BenBuja]]. In fact, he has made an entire video series of glitches across lots of games, known as 'Bugs, Bloopers and Glitches'.
* Drea of LetsPlay/WatchGirlsPlay has broken more equipment and triggered more glitches than any of the girls. It's earned her the nickname Glitch Queen.
17th Jun '16 1:43:30 PM Willbyr
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* In the LightNovel series {{LightNovel/Campione}} this is one of the Authorities of Salvatore Doni, though a rather unusual voluntary version. For about 12 hours he can shut down modern technology over quite a large area (such as most of the island of Sardinia). This didn't make it to the anime adaption.
* Shin Seijuro from ''{{Eyeshield 21}}'' [[http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-Xr3Mm4id1R8/TlDcOraJyBI/AAAAAAAACig/DcL6xS8aFwQ/013.png?imgmax=3000 has a tendency to break any piece of technology handed to him within a minute, at the most.]] It started with him breaking a video camera by accident, which was followed up by him trying to open a GPS like a normal map. He apparently breaks the ticket machine every time he takes the train to school, and he can't even buy a can of soft drink from a vending machine without disabling it. Considering the guy is able to perform vertical push-ups ''on his index fingers'', one can make a [[DoesNotKnowHisOwnStrength plausible guess]] about the reason. The most technologically advanced piece of equipment he is shown using in the series is a stopwatch.

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* In the LightNovel series {{LightNovel/Campione}} ''LightNovel/{{Campione}}'' this is one of the Authorities of Salvatore Doni, though a rather unusual voluntary version. For about 12 hours he can shut down modern technology over quite a large area (such as most of the island of Sardinia). This didn't make it to the anime adaption.
* Shin Seijuro from ''{{Eyeshield ''Manga/{{Eyeshield 21}}'' [[http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-Xr3Mm4id1R8/TlDcOraJyBI/AAAAAAAACig/DcL6xS8aFwQ/013.png?imgmax=3000 has a tendency to break any piece of technology handed to him within a minute, at the most.]] It started with him breaking a video camera by accident, which was followed up by him trying to open a GPS like a normal map. He apparently breaks the ticket machine every time he takes the train to school, and he can't even buy a can of soft drink from a vending machine without disabling it. Considering the guy is able to perform vertical push-ups ''on his index fingers'', one can make a [[DoesNotKnowHisOwnStrength plausible guess]] about the reason. The most technologically advanced piece of equipment he is shown using in the series is a stopwatch.
9th Jun '16 10:40:14 PM Gamermaster
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* Now that you mention it, Let's Player LetsPlay/{{ProtonJon}} is getting the same reputation ever since he started his Let's Play of Videogame/{{Superman64}}, in which he demonstrates as many ways as possible in one video per level of how the game can be broken, especially showing Main/{{GameBreakingBug}}s, intentionally and intentionally (on the fly, slightly Main/{{IncrediblyLamePun}} I know, he doesn't know ahead of time, is all I'm saying.)

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* Now that you mention it, Let's Player LetsPlay/{{ProtonJon}} is getting the same reputation ever since he started his Let's Play of Videogame/{{Superman64}}, in which he demonstrates as many ways as possible in one video per level of how the game can be broken, especially showing Main/{{GameBreakingBug}}s, Main/{{Game Breaking Bug}}s, intentionally and intentionally (on the fly, slightly Main/{{IncrediblyLamePun}} I know, he doesn't know ahead of time, is all I'm saying.)
3rd Jun '16 6:48:50 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* [[{{TheTransformersIDW}} IDW's Transformers comics]] bring us an Autobot named Damus, tellingly known as "Glitch" to his friends, who has this as a power. Yes, he's a robotic WalkingTechbane. Luckily for him( and his comrades) his powers only effect non-sentient machines.

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* [[{{TheTransformersIDW}} [[{{ComicBook/TheTransformersIDW}} IDW's Transformers comics]] bring us an Autobot named Damus, tellingly known as "Glitch" to his friends, who has this as a power. Yes, he's a robotic WalkingTechbane. Luckily for him( and his comrades) his powers only effect non-sentient machines.
21st Apr '16 11:18:21 PM thatmadork
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* ''TabletopGame/GeniusTheTransgression'''s Clockstoppers/Hollow Ones are pretty much the literal embodiment of this trope.

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* ''TabletopGame/GeniusTheTransgression'''s Clockstoppers/Hollow Ones are pretty much the literal embodiment of this trope. Wonders, [[ImmuneToBullets firearms]] and [[OutOfTheInferno explosives]] don't do a blasted thing against them, and at really high levels, ''any'' technology attempting to influence the Clockstopper fails completely. [[AchillesHeel This includes medical technology]], and that's a shame considering they're not superhuman or anything and a [[DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu good right hook will do the trick just fine]]. And then there's the matter of magic...
14th Mar '16 6:00:22 PM HumanTorch2
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* According to Creator/RogerMoore, the late [[{{IronyAsSheIsCast}} Desmond Llewelyn]] ([[{{Film/JamesBond}} Q]] from ''Film/FromRussiaWithLove'' through ''Film/TheWorldIsNotEnough'') was one of these and couldn't get a ''[[{{EpicFail}} pocket calculator]]'' to work if his life depended on it.
22nd Feb '16 11:18:01 AM Averagemoe
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* PhoebeAndHerUnicorn has goblins whose laughter causes every app on Phoebe's phone to crash. It also turns milk sour.

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* PhoebeAndHerUnicorn Webcomic/PhoebeAndHerUnicorn has goblins whose laughter causes every app on Phoebe's phone to crash. It also turns milk sour.
22nd Feb '16 11:16:29 AM Averagemoe
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* PhoebeAndHerUnicorn has goblins whose laughter causes every app on Phoebe's phone to crash. It also turns milk sour.
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