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Incitement to break the code (of conduct. A listener was on the horns of a dilemna when translating an Icelandic novel that featured a scene where two protagonists visited a cinema and took part in several code breaking activities (eating popcorn and sweets, beer drinking, mobile phone use, and shouting at the movie screen). He wondered if he should sanitize the scene, perhaps by introducing soft buttered rolls and a ninja usher, or indeed should he have snuck the entire code into the novel? The Good Doctors settled on him retaining the violations of the code and faithfully recreate the original work, as the characters were probably criminals and rotters of the highest order.