'''Basic Trope''': Discussing a certain topic online is an instant BerserkButton to the online community.
* '''Straight''': Someone brings up a topic only to be met with a tirade of angry comments.
* '''Exaggerated''':
** Someone mentions a topic which not only started lengthy arguments, but also led the OP to be immediately banned from the internet forums.
** Someone mentions a topic and this has made him the most hated user on the internet.
** Someone mentions a topic and everyone posts hateful comments to the OP and [[FlameWar to each other.]]
** The topic is so heated that it only lasts up to 100 pages of angry posts.
* '''Downplayed''': Someone mentions a certain topic; they give him a slight rebuke for mentioning it in their boards.
* '''Justified''':
** The online community sees the topic as offensive and inappropriate.
** The online community is just full of rude, hot-headed, and unpleasable assholes.
* '''Inverted''': An online community is full of rude, abrasive, and unfriendly users, but they're feeling in a good mood after a new user brings up a topic which everyone is happy to talk about.
* '''Subverted''': An angry internet response turns into "I was just messing with you, dude!"
* '''Double Subverted''': "...but seriously, GTFO and never come back, u noob!"
* '''Parodied''':
** Someone brings up a topic which causes the user's computer to be destroyed.
** Someone brings up a topic which causes the internet to be completely shut down.
* '''Zig Zagged''': ???
* '''Averted''': Someone doesn't get heat for the topic they are talking about.
* '''Enforced''': ???
* '''Lampshaded''': "Now that's a lot of hateful comments all because of one topic."
* '''Invoked''': The user happens to be a {{troll}} who delights in stirring up conflict on the internet.
* '''Exploited''': ???
* '''Defied''': The administrators make a list of topics that new users shouldn't talk about to make sure the forums is a safe and friendly place.
* '''Discussed''': "That's the internet for you. Full of users who haven't went to anger management classes because they don't like one mere topic."
* '''Conversed''': ???
* '''Deconstructed''':
** Most people were so angry at the person mentioning the topic that this affects their repressed anger issues and causes them to make horrible mistakes in their personal lives.
** People are angry for talking about topics that shouldn't be discussed, [[{{Hypocrite}} although it was seemingly okay for them to talk about said topics]] [[KarmaHoudini and never get called out on it.]]
* '''Played For Drama''': The person on the receiving end of the backlash was the [[MuggingTheMonster WRONG PERSON]] to call out. Personal information is leaked, identities are stolen, and the forum/website finds itself inoperable due to a vindictive onslaught of DOS attacks and viruses virtue of a member of Anonymous in a bad mood.
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%% Optional items, added after Conversed, at your discretion:
%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Reconstructed''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???