Adults are Technologically Challenged
Adults are either incapable of using technology or just plain bad at it.


(permanent link) added: 2012-03-12 17:43:01 sponsor: SkyeStryker edited by: AmyGdala (last reply: 2013-05-06 00:49:26)

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In the world of computers, children are the adults.

It's become a very common practice to get a few laughs out of the audience by showing how much some adults go through to undertake a simple piece of technology.


Examples

Anime and Manga
  • The Breaker: New Waves. Upon being told that he can us an app to find Shioon and Jini, he responds by asking a Mook what an app is.

Live-Action TV
  • One of the earliest examples of this trope came in an episode of Full House, when Jesse needed a lot of help working his new laptop. This example is interesting in that Jesse may have been a father a father, but he wasn't very old.

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