#17 If you are heavily outnumbered in a fight involving martial arts, your opponents will wait patiently to attack you one by one by dancing around you in a threatening manner until you have defeated their predecessor.
#41 – 40 point text to display e-mails.
#42 – In television crime series (e.g. CSI), the police have offices that feature the latest generation technology (plasmas, fancy laptops, exotic imaging software), their software applications never give them an error message, and all data known to man is instantly accessible.
#43 – cell phones work everywhere and all the time, except when being stalked by a ax wielding mass murderer or space alien.
#44 – GPS locator technology is built into everything except the bad guy’s stuff.
#45 – when using imaging technology on television series there appears to be an infinite capacity to increase resolution. For example, the grainy surveillance camera video that instantly gets refined to display details that could not have possibly been captured by the camera that took the video in the first place.
#46 – technology from antiquity always seems to work.
#47 – there’s never any "infrastructure"… for that matter, computers on television work without cables.
#48 – on television, video conferencing works flawlessly everytime.
#49 – characters travel all over a busy city and never encounter traffic.