* CrazyAwesome: Raven is a harpoon throwing, kayak surfing, nuke carrying biker.
* CreepyAwesome: Raven has POOR IMPULSE CONTROL tattooed on his forehead, what else do you need to know?
* FoeYay: Raven and Y.T.
* FunnyAneurysmMoment:
** The restrictions on using hyperinflated dollars as toiler paper became more of a prediction due to the occurrence in Zimbabwe during its [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyperinflation_in_Zimbabwe hyperinflation]].
** Hiro goes on a vehicular rampage to ensure that he doesn't violate his company's ThirtyMinutesOrItsFree policy. These types of policies were phased out shortly after the book was published for the very reason that pizza deliverers were driving recklessly to meet their deadlines and causing accidents.
* MemeticBadass: Hiro.
* MemeticMutation: A lot of the lines from this book are well-known in hacker culture.
* {{Squick}}: [[spoiler:The 15 year old Y.T. and 30+ year old Raven have sex. Granted, it only lasts about three seconds before Raven gets knocked out by Y.T.'s dentata, but ''still''. Oh, and it's not her first time.]]
* TooCoolToLive: [[spoiler: 'Fisheye', Vic and Fido.]]