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At the end of Wreck-It Ralph, President Venellope decides not to give up her "glitch" powers - she says something along the lines of "Why would I want to give that up?", and demonstrates that she can still "glitch" from place to place, calling it a superpower.

Earlier, we saw that since she was a glitch, she can't leave the game - there's an effect similar to a force field that blocks her. Given that she still has her glitch abilities, how is she able to leave to the Internet in Ralph Breaks the Internet?

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Having the ability to glitch and being a glitch aren't the same thing.

When Ralph confronts Sour Bill about Vanellope's picture being on the side of the game the following conversation takes place

Sour Bill: Vanellope was a racer until King Candy tried to delete her code!

Ralph: Tried to delete her code? So that's why she's a glitch!

After Sour Bill explains that King Candy also locked up all of their memories he says:

He'll do anything to keep her from racing. Because if she crosses the finish line, the game will reset and she won't be a glitch anymore!

Vanellope did the cross the finish line and her code was reconnected to the rest of the game making her no longer a glitch. However, she chose to keep the ability to glitch. She did not decide to remain a glitch. Thus she can leave her game whenever she wishes.

  • I think that the implication was that her special ability was the glitch-looking flash teleport.. I don't remember anything suggesting she chose, or otherwise had the ability to choose to keep something like this. – Gnemlock Dec 17 '18 at 3:57

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