'''Basic Trope''': Hackers can use computers to do unrealistic things.
* '''Straight''': Max, a master hacker, can get into people's computers and activate viruses with his machine alone.
* '''Exaggerated''': Max can hack into anything and everything, including traffic lights and microwaves.
* '''Downplayed''': Max can change entire webpages through hacking. He uses this to help him upload viruses.
* '''Justified''': EverythingIsOnline.
** Max is literally using magic to hack.
* '''Inverted''': Max can't even use his computer to access his own files.
* '''Subverted''': Max tries to remotely activate a virus via his computer but fails.
* '''Double Subverted''': But he only failed once, and succeeds every other time he tries.
* '''Parodied''':
** Everything Max knows about hacking, he learned from playing ''VideoGame/{{Portal}}''.
** Max hacks into the computer via PercussiveMaintenance.
* '''Zig Zagged''': ???
* '''Averted''': Computers are portrayed realistically.
* '''Enforced''': "The boys upstairs just greenlighted the new hacker flick. There's one problem though, they found the dialog too advanced." "Just throw a bunch of tech terms in there and they won't bat an eye!"
* '''Lampshaded''': "Hacking is like magic."
* '''Invoked''': ???
* '''Exploited''': Max recruits hackers by hanging outside theaters showing hacker movies, and listening in on who complains about the lack of realism.
* '''Defied''': "Hacking is more than click-clacks and loading screens, Max!"
* '''Discussed''': "Lemme guess... she's just gonna press a few keys and then some traffic light is gonna explode, right?"
* '''Conversed''': ???
* '''Deconstructed''': It turns out the hacker does the whole RapidFireTyping shtick just for show, and he does the actual "hacking" through different means.
* '''Played For Drama''': Max is a sociopathic [[TheCracker malevolent hacker]], and he's got his eyes on a hospital's systems if TheHero can't find his HackerCave in time.
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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Reconstructed''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???