History PlayingWith / PlugNPlayTechnology

25th Sep '13 12:45:36 AM Nasrudith
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* '''Inverted''': ???

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** The Universal Remote includes a specialized AI and a "skeleton key" that imitates connectors - this handles all of the integration issues.
* '''Inverted''': ???It is an incredibly complicated sequence just to get the universal remote working with a TV specifically listed as compatible.



* '''Enforced''': ???

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* '''Enforced''': ???There used to be several remote sub-systems. It was found to contribute nothing but unnecessary frustration and was replaced with the Universal Remote for RuleOfFun.



* '''Invoked''': ???

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* '''Invoked''': ???A device intended for time travelers is specifically designed to deal with these comparability issues.


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* '''Played For Laughs''': Alice pours gasoline into the battery compartment of her flashlight. It works to Bob's utter confusion.
16th Aug '13 8:40:44 AM VPhantom
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* '''Downplayed''': Alice and use the universal remote after a bit of setup. She never needs to do anything other than confirm that she wants to hook up this remote with that Tv.

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* '''Downplayed''': Alice and is able to use the universal remote after a bit of setup. She never needs to do anything other than confirm that the kind of device she wants to hook up this remote control with that Tv.said gadget.
15th Aug '13 9:40:58 PM skywerewolf
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???Alice and use the universal remote after a bit of setup. She never needs to do anything other than confirm that she wants to hook up this remote with that Tv.
6th Jul '13 12:21:01 PM VPhantom
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* '''Exaggerated''': Alice's Universal Remote gives her full control of all the appliances in her home, right out of the box.

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* '''Exaggerated''': '''Exaggerated''':
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Alice's Universal Remote gives her full control of all the appliances in her home, right out of the box.



* '''Justified''': The Universal Remote, as its name suggests, is specifically programmed to interact with a wide variety of electronic devices.

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* '''Justified''': '''Downplayed''': ???
* '''Justified''':
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The Universal Remote, as its name suggests, is specifically programmed to interact with a wide variety of electronic devices.



* '''Parodied''': Alice can control her ''garden rake'' using the Universal Remote.

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* '''Parodied''': '''Parodied''':
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Alice can control her ''garden rake'' using the Universal Remote.



* '''Deconstructed''': ???
* '''Reconstructed''': Electronics manufacturers are releasing system codes and software drivers to allow the Universal Remote to interact with their products, in deference to the Remote's rising popularity.



* '''Enforced''': ???



* '''Exploited''': ???




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* '''Deconstructed''': Electronics manufacturers are releasing system codes and software drivers to allow the Universal Remote to interact with their products, in deference to the Remote's rising popularity.



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6th Jul '13 9:34:19 AM Scooter007
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'''Basic Trope''': An electronic gadget is upgraded with software, hardware or peripherals of different manufacture, and the new components work fine together with no integration issues.

* '''Straight''': Alice buys a Universal Remote (TM) which links up to her home computer, giving her full control over the computer using the remote right out of the box.
* '''Exaggerated''': Alice's Universal Remote gives her full control of all the appliances in her home, right out of the box.
** Alice can control non-electronic devices with her Remote, like the deadbolt on her front door.
* '''Justified''': The Universal Remote, as its name suggests, is specifically programmed to interact with a wide variety of electronic devices.
** There actually is a required integration procedure (such as entering a specific set of command codes), but the audience is not shown this for the sake of expediency.
* '''Inverted''': ???
* '''Subverted''': Alice's Universal Remote turns on Alice's computer, but will do no more.
* '''Double Subverted''': Until it does.
* '''Parodied''': Alice can control her ''garden rake'' using the Universal Remote.
** Alice uses the Universal Remote's built-in camera to take a snapshot of Bob, whereupon Alice can control Bob like a puppet.
* '''Deconstructed''': ???
* '''Reconstructed''': Electronics manufacturers are releasing system codes and software drivers to allow the Universal Remote to interact with their products, in deference to the Remote's rising popularity.
* '''Zig Zagged''': Alice's Remote will control some basic functions of the computer (power on/off; mouse click; start menu) but not others (typing or web navigation).
* '''Averted''': Alice has no device with which to control her computer that it didn't come with originally.
* '''Lampshaded''': "Wow, that little remote can do anything, can't it?"
* '''Invoked''': ???
* '''Defied''': "Control all my appliances with ''one'' device? As if!" And she refuses to purchase it.
* '''Discussed''': "Too bad we don't have one of those Universal Remotes that could take control of Emperor Evulz's computer... er, do we, Alice?"
* '''Conversed''': "It's like one of those sci-fi movies where they find an alien computer that is auto-magically compatible with all our Earth technology."

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