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* '''Enforced''': ???

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* '''Enforced''': ???The show is based on an earlier book series 'Burning The Trace' - all about people who evade surveillance and monitoring in various ways. Not having them would be AdaptationDefilement.



* '''Defied''': Alice doesn't use a throwaway phone, or doesn't engage in any illegal activity.

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* '''Defied''': Alice doesn't use a throwaway phone, or doesn't engage in Cellphone registration laws crack down on burner phones and make any illegal activity.sold useless. Cellphone companies can't register sim cards without verifying them and any stolen phones wind up invalidated quickly.

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** Alice has only her Skype account, with just one number or username.

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** Alice has only her cell phone, with just one number.
** Alice has only her home phone, with just one number. (It might even be in the phone book!)

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** Alice sets up an appointment on her own phone.


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** She's using an app that generates a fake number, separate from her personal phone number. The fake number can be changed easily, or is different every time by default.


'''Basic Trope''': A throwaway cell phone or VoIP number used by someone engaged in illegal activities ([[TheAggressiveDrugDealer drug dealing]], [[TheOldestProfession prostitution]], illegal computer hacking, terrorism, etc.)

* '''Straight''': Alice, a prostitute, uses a prepaid cell phone to set up meetings with clients. It can easily be disposed of and replaced if necessary.
* '''Exaggerated''': Alice uses a throwaway VoIP number, which she changes daily.
** Alice has engineered her phone to explode as soon as she's done with it. Since she meets with several clients per day, she has multiples of these phones.
* '''Downplayed''': Alice gives a fake number to Bob at the bar, because she's not interested.
** Alice provides a fake number on her social media page and uses a VPN to hide her IP address, so that if she incurs the wrath of {{Twitter}} or {{Tumblr}} and gets [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doxing doxxed]] one day, people won't easily find her.
* '''Justified''': Prostitution is illegal where Alice lives; giving out a phone number tied to her name and address makes it easier for law enforcement to find her.
** TheOldestProfession is a ''dangerous'' one; giving out a phone number tied to her name and address puts her in danger of stalking, harassment, [[DisposableSexWorker or worse]].
* '''Inverted''': Alice gives out a landline phone billed to her home address to set up meetings with clients.
** Alice is not engaged in illegal activities, but gives away a throwaway Skype number for some other reason (preventing harassment, a preference for Skype over a regular phone, etc.)
* '''Subverted''': Alice has two cell phones: one for work, and one for personal use.
** Alice gives out the number of a local PayPhone.
* '''Double Subverted''': The work she does is [[HighClassCallGirl escort work]], and she uses a throwaway prepaid phone for setting up meetings with clients.
** The phone has been "hacked" somehow to ring her phone at home.
* '''Parodied''': Bob TheAggressiveDrugDealer 's phone rings, and it's his mother. Who is calling to ask if he's wearing clean underwear and eating properly, or if he's seeing anyone, or to talk about her problems...and to buy some ecstasy.
--> '''Bob''': "Mom, I told you not to call me on this number!"

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'''Basic Trope''': A throwaway cell phone or VoIP [=VoIP=] number used by someone engaged in illegal activities ([[TheAggressiveDrugDealer drug dealing]], [[TheOldestProfession prostitution]], illegal computer hacking, terrorism, etc.)

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* '''Straight''': Alice, a prostitute, uses a prepaid cell phone to set up meetings with clients. It can easily be disposed of and replaced if necessary.
necessary.
* '''Exaggerated''': '''Exaggerated''':
**
Alice uses a throwaway VoIP [=VoIP=] number, which she changes daily.
daily.
** Alice has engineered her phone to explode as soon as she's done with it. Since she meets with several clients per day, she has multiples of these phones.
phones.
* '''Downplayed''': '''Downplayed''':
**
Alice gives a fake number to Bob at the bar, because she's not interested.
interested.
** Alice provides a fake number on her social media page and uses a VPN to hide her IP address, so that if she incurs the wrath of {{Twitter}} ''Website/{{Twitter}}'' or {{Tumblr}} ''Website/{{Tumblr}}'' and gets [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doxing doxxed]] one day, people won't easily find her.
her.
* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
**
Prostitution is illegal where Alice lives; giving out a phone number tied to her name and address makes it easier for law enforcement to find her.
her.
** TheOldestProfession is a ''dangerous'' one; giving out a phone number tied to her name and address puts her in danger of stalking, harassment, [[DisposableSexWorker or worse]].
worse]].
* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''':
**
Alice gives out a landline phone billed to her home address to set up meetings with clients.
clients.
** Alice is not engaged in illegal activities, but gives away a throwaway Skype number for some other reason (preventing harassment, a preference for Skype over a regular phone, etc.)
)
* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''':
**
Alice has two cell phones: one for work, and one for personal use.
use.
** Alice gives out the number of a local PayPhone.
PayPhone.
* '''Double Subverted''': Subverted''':
**
The work she does is [[HighClassCallGirl escort work]], and she uses a throwaway prepaid phone for setting up meetings with clients.
clients.
** The phone has been "hacked" somehow to ring her phone at home.
home.
* '''Parodied''': Bob TheAggressiveDrugDealer 's phone rings, and it's his mother. Who is calling to ask if he's wearing clean underwear and eating properly, or if he's seeing anyone, or to talk about her problems...and to buy some ecstasy.
ecstasy.
--> '''Bob''': "Mom, I told you not to call me on this number!" number!"



* '''Averted''': Alice is not engaged in any illegal activities.
** Alice does not have a phone.

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* '''Averted''': '''Averted''':
**
Alice is not engaged in any illegal activities.
** Alice does not have a phone.



* '''Exploited''':
* '''Defied''': Alice doesn't use a throwaway phone, or doesn't engage in any illegal activity.

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* '''Exploited''':
'''Exploited''': ???
* '''Defied''': Alice doesn't use a throwaway phone, or doesn't engage in any illegal activity.



* '''Conversed''': ???

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* '''Conversed''': ???
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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Deconstructed''': ???
%%* '''Reconstructed''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''':
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* '''Parodied''': Bob the AggressiveDrugDealer 's phone rings, and it's his mother. Who is calling to ask if he's wearing clean underwear and eating properly, or if he's seeing anyone, or to talk about her problems...and to buy some ecstasy.

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* '''Parodied''': Bob the AggressiveDrugDealer TheAggressiveDrugDealer 's phone rings, and it's his mother. Who is calling to ask if he's wearing clean underwear and eating properly, or if he's seeing anyone, or to talk about her problems...and to buy some ecstasy.



Invoked: ???
Exploited: ???
Defied: ???
Discussed: ???
Conversed: ???

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Invoked: ???\n Exploited: ???\n Defied: ???\n Discussed: ???\n Conversed: *'''Invoked''': Alice wants to be able to set up meetings with clients more easily, and knows she shouldn't use her personal phone(s) to do that.
*'''Exploited''':
*'''Defied''': Alice doesn't use a throwaway phone, or doesn't engage in any illegal activity.
*'''Discussed''': ???
*'''Conversed''':
???


** Alice provides a fake number on her social media page and uses a VPN to hide her IP address, so that if she incurs the wrath of {{Twitter}} or {{Tumblr}} and gets doxxed one day, people won't easily find her.

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** Alice provides a fake number on her social media page and uses a VPN to hide her IP address, so that if she incurs the wrath of {{Twitter}} or {{Tumblr}} and gets doxxed [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doxing doxxed]] one day, people won't easily find her.



Subverted: ???
Double Subverted: ???
Parodied: ???
Zig Zagged: ???
Averted: ???
Enforced: ???
Lampshaded: ???

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Subverted: ???\n Double Subverted: ???\n Parodied: ???\n Zig Zagged: ???\n Averted: ???\n Enforced: ???\n Lampshaded: ???*'''Subverted''': Alice has two cell phones: one for work, and one for personal use.
** Alice gives out the number of a local PayPhone.
*'''Double Subverted''': The work she does is [[HighClassCallGirl escort work]], and she uses a throwaway prepaid phone for setting up meetings with clients.
** The phone has been "hacked" somehow to ring her phone at home.
*'''Parodied''': Bob the AggressiveDrugDealer 's phone rings, and it's his mother. Who is calling to ask if he's wearing clean underwear and eating properly, or if he's seeing anyone, or to talk about her problems...and to buy some ecstasy.
--> '''Bob''': "Mom, I told you not to call me on this number!"
*'''Zig Zagged''': ???
*'''Averted''': Alice is not engaged in any illegal activities.
** Alice does not have a phone.
*'''Enforced''': ???
*'''Lampshaded''': "Alice, what's with the prepaid phone? I thought you had a smartphone."
--> '''Alice''': "Oh, yeah. That's my, er...work phone."

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'''Basic Trope''': A throwaway cell phone or VoIP number used by someone engaged in illegal activities ([[TheAggressiveDrugDealer drug dealing]], [[TheOldestProfession prostitution]], illegal computer hacking, terrorism, etc.)

*'''Straight''': Alice, a prostitute, uses a prepaid cell phone to set up meetings with clients. It can easily be disposed of and replaced if necessary.
*'''Exaggerated''': Alice uses a throwaway VoIP number, which she changes daily.
** Alice has engineered her phone to explode as soon as she's done with it. Since she meets with several clients per day, she has multiples of these phones.
*'''Downplayed''': Alice gives a fake number to Bob at the bar, because she's not interested.
** Alice provides a fake number on her social media page and uses a VPN to hide her IP address, so that if she incurs the wrath of {{Twitter}} or {{Tumblr}} and gets doxxed one day, people won't easily find her.
*'''Justified''': Prostitution is illegal where Alice lives; giving out a phone number tied to her name and address makes it easier for law enforcement to find her.
** TheOldestProfession is a ''dangerous'' one; giving out a phone number tied to her name and address puts her in danger of stalking, harassment, [[DisposableSexWorker or worse]].
*'''Inverted''': Alice gives out a landline phone billed to her home address to set up meetings with clients.
** Alice is not engaged in illegal activities, but gives away a throwaway Skype number for some other reason (preventing harassment, a preference for Skype over a regular phone, etc.)
Subverted: ???
Double Subverted: ???
Parodied: ???
Zig Zagged: ???
Averted: ???
Enforced: ???
Lampshaded: ???
Invoked: ???
Exploited: ???
Defied: ???
Discussed: ???
Conversed: ???

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