a) To live your life normally, with average friends, family, and pets along with a nagging suspicion that something is off only to learn that everything is a computer simulation run by insane robots, the US government, or Communist Spacemen.
b) To be fooled into believing such bull as stated above
1. While Thomas Anderson thought that he was merely missing a significant other, the arrival of a leather-clad, ass-kicking ninja babe named Trinity made him realize that he had, in fact, been cyberpunk'd by the machines.
2. Greg Neilson was cyberpunk'd as he realized that it was merely the LSD that made him think he could fly and that in fact, the concrete was approaching him with astronomical speed.