An act describing the proper use and misuse of communication devices.
Section 1. Definition of communication device
A communication device is any device such as a handset, tablet, netbook, talisman, magic bead, etc which allows kdrama characters to send, receive, store, and delete messages or information.
Section 2. Acceptable use of communication devices
Communication devices in romance, comedy, and melodramas should be used for the following purposes:
(a) Accidentally send incriminating or embarrassing messages to the wrong person
(b) Take compromising photos for stalking or blackmailing someone into a Slavery Contract
(c) Store photographs of first loves, ex-lovers, or missing lovers for future brooding purposes
(d) Say something vague and useless such as “We have to talk/I have to tell you something” instead of clearing up matters right then and there
Communication devices in action-themed dramas must be used for the following purposes:
(a) Tracking down a missing person, escaping fugitive, or important object
(b) On-the-spot bomb-making
(c) Spying or taking incriminating evidence against the baddies
(d) Controlling or hacking into highly-secure computer networks
(e) Cooking pasta, getting the girl, and having perfect swoopy hair
Section 3. Acceptable misuse of communication devices
A communication device must either malfunction or simply be forgotten in the following situations:
(a) Looking for or trying to chase someone at the airport
(b) Calling for help while stuck with your love interest inside elevators or accidentally locked office/rooms
(c) Trying to track someone down to tell him/her the truth before another party delivers the twisted version
(d) Warning a potential victim that a criminal is on his/her way to the victim’s house
Section 4. Exceptions to acceptable misuse of communication devices
In action-themed kdramas, kidnappers must always forget to confiscate or disable at least one communication device from their captives to facilitate rescue.
Section 5. Effectivity – this law is as effective and reliable as handphones in kdrama land.