Things in games you keep on doing for no reason:

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51 KylerThatch17th Mar 2012 07:07:40 PM , Relationship Status: Maxing my social links
literary masochist
In Kingdom of Loathing, in the strange leaflet sidequest, I always try to eat the serpent.

I know it doesn't like that, but I just can't help myself!

edited 17th Mar '12 7:07:49 PM by KylerThatch

O, let not Time deceive you,
You cannot conquer Time.
52 Fluid17th Mar 2012 07:21:41 PM from The Netherlands
I do something similar, but with "get serpent".
53 CaissasDeathAngel17th Mar 2012 07:41:07 PM from Dumfries, SW Scotland , Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
House Lewis: Sanity is Relative
Savescumming, particularly in RP Gs or the rare FPS that I play. I have a horrible habit of reloading in Deus Ex if I think I can kill a guy with one less bullet, or in Baldur's Gate if I can use one less arrow.

Rolling around in Zelda.

Hammering the action button in any RPG with an ATB gauge.

Refreshing my unit queue of my unit of choice in any Command & Conquer series game to the highest allowable, even if I've only built one or two since I last did it (99 Venoms, 5 Heavy Tanks, 30 Grenadiers, etc).

Checking my experience point total after every battle.
My name is Addy. Please call me that instead of my username.
I AM NOT A TREE
In FPS after firing off a few rounds, I reload.

In Super Mario Bros., I make my first jump with the da-da-da-da-da-da-DA and hit the first coin too.

edited 17th Mar '12 7:49:58 PM by AikoHeiwa

NO TREE FOR ME (ALSO LOVES HER BOYFRIEND)
55 dmboogie17th Mar 2012 08:42:22 PM from Snow Country, USA , Relationship Status: Maxing my social links
Phones
In fighting games I always try to finish the enemy off with a special move, even if they only have a sliver of health left and it would be ludicrously impractical.
"The world ends with you. If you want to enjoy life, expand your world. You gotta push your horizons out as far as they'll go."
Hold down A whenever catching something or attacking in Pokemon. Yeah I think it works.
57 Joesolo17th Mar 2012 09:42:29 PM from Wouldn't you like to know... , Relationship Status: watch?v=dQw4w9WgXcQ
Indiana Solo
Minecraft- never dig deep enough, but punch ALL THE TREES! [lol]
Mighty No. 51345
Minecraft - Every world gets a wizard tower. What's that, you already built one? Build six more! Wizard towers everywhere! Connect them with bridges! BRIDGES!

Realy though, I almost always divert back to making wizard towers. Don't know why. Has led to making some neat designs, though.
Mega Man fanatic extraordinaire
On the topic of Minecraft, I always build a shag shack as my first home. Usually build right into the side of a mountain near spawn or, if on a multiplayer server, near town.

A shag shack being the bare minimum space needed to fit a storage box and a bed in.

edited 17th Mar '12 10:49:19 PM by MrDolomite

60 BearyScary17th Mar 2012 11:20:16 PM , Relationship Status: Above such petty unnecessities
And in any game, i do squat thrusts for no reason.

So, eternalNoob, you're Zack? grin

I do reloading a lot, whenever there are no immediate threats around. I also have a habit of double-checking whether or not I've saved, saving over my recent save for no good reason.

edited 17th Mar '12 11:21:47 PM by BearyScary

""Fought Nazi Vampires like Badasses" is a fine thing to have engraved on your tombstone." - Shiny Tsukkomi
Youkai Serious
I will always spin in circles and repeatedly quicksave. It's just who I am.
They assed first. I am only retaliating in an ass way. -The Dead Man's Life
In Soul Calibur or other fighting games with a way to get Ring Outs, I always jump in after the opponent when I knock them off the platform.
63 SuperFrost18th Mar 2012 08:12:57 PM from San Fernando Valley, California
Creative, Black, Nerdy
[up] I do too! XD
64 Schitzo18th Mar 2012 09:25:31 PM from Akumajou Dracula , Relationship Status: LA Woman, you're my woman
HIGH IMPACT SEXUAL VIOLENCE
Classic Castlevania: Try and "strike a pose" while nabbing a Stage Clear orb.
ALL CREATURE WILL DIE AND ALL THE THINGS WILL BE BROKEN. THAT'S THE LAW OF SAMURAI.
65 whataboutme19th Mar 2012 02:31:09 AM from strange land, far away.
-_-
Jumping everywhere the game allows you to (if you have the ability to jump anyway). I killed several of my characters a few times by deliberately making them jump off buildings or high cliffs. Or in oceans.

Roaming everywhere you can go and running in circles are also open for abuse.
Please don't feed the trolls!
Second banana
In the classic Dizzy computer games, if I'm carrying an object that no longer has any use, I like to put it back exactly where I found it, especially if it was doing nothing but hiding a collectible; or, if I don't need to pick up any more objects for the rest of the game, I'll leave the most useless items in my inventory and feel like I'm "ready for anything". I almost never find myself doing that in the console games, though.
"Doorknobs: not actually that long a period of historical significance."
67 PippingFool19th Mar 2012 02:48:10 AM from Babakiueria , Relationship Status: Getting away with murder
A butler to die for!
Carring an object for the duration of the level in Super Mario Bros. 2...

Keeping and enemy in Yoshi's mouth for the duration of the level in Yoshi's Island...

A+B+UP+DOWN!

Holding the jump button for good luck in Kid Icarus (Though, that became a thing in the 3D Classics Port of the Game)
I still have imaginary friends; they're just called "original characters" now and I can keep writing stories about them - Tuckerscreator
Getting dunked all day
In TF 2...

Tack another one on to "quick switch between two weapons". I find it pretty satisfying switching between the Syringe gun and bonesaw on the medic. I don't know why. If I'm playing some mode with setup (especially arena mode) and I'm on the attacking team as a demoman, I WILL blow myself up during setup with stickies. NO EXCEPTIONS.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. And also spiders.
69 MrPoly19th Mar 2012 08:53:28 AM , Relationship Status: Browsing the selection
Watching you
I love switching weapons as the Pyro with the Degreaser equipped. Just spin the mouse wheel all around, and watch the chaos unfold in front of you.
Very Respectable
Particularly as the Scout or Engineer in TF 2, I run around firing my pistol and holding down the reload button at the same time.

I also will always attempt to jump over gaps or chasms whenever the opportunity presents itself. Even if I'm playing Heavy.

71 ElecRei19th Mar 2012 09:22:04 AM from Town by the big plant , Relationship Status: Dancing with myself
Zap Pow!
Always going back to check stuff out during a countdown sequence.

Pressing 'A' when the poke ball hits the pokemon and along with each shake.

Always hoard coins in Mario Party, I don't even buy stars. I just save them and make sure no one steals them.
72 GameChainsaw19th Mar 2012 09:49:26 AM from sunshine and rainbows!
The Shadows Devour You.
Waiting until the last possible moment to escape an explosion when I have the option.

Also, looking down at the ground when sprinting away from something flat out in an FPS to simulate my character fleeing for their life.

edited 19th Mar '12 9:49:34 AM by GameChainsaw

The system doesn't know you right now, so no post button for you.
You need to Get Known to get one of those.

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