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What is the worst thing about the portrayal of software development in movies?

Survey period: 31 Mar 2014 to 7 Apr 2014

I know you want to pick them all. Pick the *worst*.

The little beeping noises that all apps emit when data is rendered on the screen1355.93135 votes, 5.93%
The stereotype of the developer (age, gender, hygeine and dress sense)24010.54240 votes, 10.54%
Code dumps are either FORTRAN or HTML.562.4656 votes, 2.46%
All input is done via a Terminal window. Except when they use a stand-up 80" touch-screen.1396.10139 votes, 6.10%
All security systems can be cracked in under a minute. Usually by guessing a password.74032.48740 votes, 32.48%
Viruses and Trojans show skull-and-crossbones popups.1064.65106 votes, 4.65%
Every computer can interface with every other computer seamlessly.29212.82292 votes, 12.82%
All data can be enhanced. eg disguised voices made clear, grainy pictures made sharp48021.07480 votes, 21.07%
Other (post your suggestion in the comments section)903.9590 votes, 3.95%

GeneralComputer screens Pin
deskcheck17-Apr-14 5:47
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GeneralThe 3D programming interface Pin
Nicolas Dorier6-Apr-14 0:30
professionalNicolas Dorier6-Apr-14 0:30 
GeneralCSI Pin
ed welch4-Apr-14 6:57
membered welch4-Apr-14 6:57 
GeneralUhm... forgot one Pin
GreatOak4-Apr-14 5:11
memberGreatOak4-Apr-14 5:11 
GeneralIncomplete Pin
Dave Kreskowiak4-Apr-14 3:24
mvpDave Kreskowiak4-Apr-14 3:24 
GeneralTheir Code Always Runs On Very First Attempt (without Compilation warning or error).... Pin
Pratik Bhuva3-Apr-14 20:06
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GeneralRe: Their Code Always Runs On Very First Attempt (without Compilation warning or error).... Pin
OriginalGriff4-Apr-14 4:00
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GeneralTalking Computers Pin
virang_213-Apr-14 17:38
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GeneralBad command or filename Pin
CHill603-Apr-14 6:15
protectorCHill603-Apr-14 6:15 
GeneralAll of the above... Pin
Brisingr Aerowing3-Apr-14 5:12
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General“I know this, it’s Unix” Pin
_awatts2-Apr-14 23:51
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GeneralRe: “I know this, it’s Unix” Pin
chippingtonderrick7-Apr-14 0:09
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GeneralSuper Uber - Hackers are hot chicks Pin
n.podbielski2-Apr-14 23:11
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GeneralRe: Super Uber - Hackers are hot chicks Pin
gil653-Apr-14 4:17
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GeneralRe: Super Uber - Hackers are hot chicks Pin
Chris Losinger4-Apr-14 1:43
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GeneralRe: Super Uber - Hackers are hot chicks Pin
n.podbielski6-Apr-14 8:28
membern.podbielski6-Apr-14 8:28 
GeneralWhen each character of each word takes half a second to show up on screen like mainframes 40 yrs ago. Pin
Rene Pilon2-Apr-14 15:24
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GeneralWhat about Swordfish? Those wireframe cubes when hacking... Pin
Swab.Jat2-Apr-14 5:48
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GeneralRe: What about Swordfish? Those wireframe cubes when hacking... Pin
jkirkerx2-Apr-14 10:45
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GeneralRe: What about Swordfish? Those wireframe cubes when hacking... Pin
Swab.Jat2-Apr-14 16:24
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GeneralShowing a Powerpoint preso with large fonts to show progress of an important task Pin
Shameel2-Apr-14 5:37
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AnswerThe truth and myth about passwords Pin
Yvan Rodrigues2-Apr-14 4:29
professionalYvan Rodrigues2-Apr-14 4:29 
AnswerAll devices and systems are connected Pin
Yvan Rodrigues2-Apr-14 4:22
professionalYvan Rodrigues2-Apr-14 4:22 
AnswerPoll: Do you say aloud every line of code you write? Pin
Yvan Rodrigues2-Apr-14 4:05
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GeneralRe: Poll: Do you say aloud every line of code you write? Pin
kArViD0tnEt2-Apr-14 16:45
professionalkArViD0tnEt2-Apr-14 16:45 
AnswerI would love to see them type something to see if viewers try to copycat. Pin
Yvan Rodrigues2-Apr-14 4:03
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GeneralThe ladies` breasts and the salaries Pin
Herbisaurus2-Apr-14 3:13
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GeneralRe: The ladies` breasts and the salaries Pin
kArViD0tnEt2-Apr-14 16:28
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General[OPTION] They never have any bugs Pin
Canny Brisk2-Apr-14 3:10
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GeneralOther answer Pin
2 Rocks2-Apr-14 0:00
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GeneralFive Seconds of Finger Rattling Pin
nocturns21-Apr-14 12:06
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GeneralRe: Five Seconds of Finger Rattling Pin
DaveX862-Apr-14 7:29
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General1200 baud modems go to infinite baud Pin
BrainiacV1-Apr-14 8:20
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GeneralInfinite resolution of security cameras Pin
Clifford Nelson1-Apr-14 8:10
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GeneralJust happens to be what it needs to be Pin
PNutHed1-Apr-14 7:44
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GeneralBeeping TI 99/4 Pin
BrainiacV1-Apr-14 7:17
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GeneralI also love how... Pin
twohowlingdogs1-Apr-14 7:06
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GeneralOther - text characters appearing one by one on the screen.. Pin
Brent Jenkins1-Apr-14 5:35
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GeneralOther - 200wpm typing across 4 keyboards and 10 monitors Pin
kmoorevs1-Apr-14 5:23
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GeneralRealism would make for some pretty bad TV Pin
StatementTerminator1-Apr-14 3:50
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GeneralRe: Realism would make for some pretty bad TV Pin
Chris Richner1-Apr-14 3:56
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GeneralRe: Realism would make for some pretty bad TV Pin
kArViD0tnEt1-Apr-14 15:30
professionalkArViD0tnEt1-Apr-14 15:30 
AnswerRe: Realism would make for some pretty bad TV Pin
Yvan Rodrigues2-Apr-14 4:07
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GeneralEnhance, Enhance Again! Pin
Jason Hutchinson1-Apr-14 2:51
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GeneralRe: Enhance, Enhance Again! Pin
StatementTerminator1-Apr-14 4:41
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GeneralImpossible IP addresses Pin
LePoete1-Apr-14 2:08
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Generalkeyboard maniacs Pin
xinodz1-Apr-14 1:43
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GeneralRe: keyboard maniacs Pin
kArViD0tnEt1-Apr-14 15:32
professionalkArViD0tnEt1-Apr-14 15:32 
GeneralOther - Write bug free code, first time Pin
Ri_31-Mar-14 23:31
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GeneralThe Amount of Time to Develop Something Pin
AndrewJacksonZA31-Mar-14 23:24
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