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Playing With: Haunted Technology
Basic Trope: A piece of technology that is cursed or haunted.
  • Straight: Alice's MP3 player only plays a demonic anthem and displays a pentagram on its screen. It always seems to appear with her, even if she forgets it or throws it away.
  • Exaggerated: The MP3 player hops after Alice and tries to strangle her with its earbud cords.
  • Downplayed: ???
  • Justified: ???
  • Inverted: ???
  • Subverted: It is actually a program that causes it to do that, installed by the retailer as a prank.
  • Double Subverted: After Alice removes the program, it keeps doing it.
  • Parodied: It displays a pentagram and only plays "Baby", by Justin Bieber. Alice reacts as if she had seen The Devil itself.
  • Zig Zagged: ???
  • Averted: Alice's MP3 player functions normally.
  • Enforced: ???
  • Lampshaded: ???
  • Invoked: ???
  • Exploited: ???
  • Defied: Alice has an exorcism done to remove the offending curse.
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: ???

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