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MotorRunner A Light In The Darkness from WSA Relationship Status: Abstaining
A Light In The Darkness
Mar 31st 2012 at 3:03:59 PM

Popular in some forums, but if we have it here, it's inactive, so I'll start it again.

  1. Killing people is fun.
  2. If you're hurt by gunfire, walk it off. Your wounds will heal in about 30 seconds.
  3. Jumping from a high place into water can break your fall, all water is soft
  4. When you look down, you can’t see your feet.
  5. Shot arrows always fly in straight lines.
  6. Some pistols can kill targets 1000 yards away

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AikoHeiwa I AM NOT A TREE from Aikoland
I AM NOT A TREE
Mar 31st 2012 at 3:05:29 PM

how do you make it so the text doesn't need to be line broken?

7. People don't mind if you just barge into their homes and search their stuff

NO TREE FOR ME (ALSO LOVES HER BOYFRIEND)
AStrayBard Sega's Last Hope from 867-5309 Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
Sega's Last Hope
Mar 31st 2012 at 3:07:32 PM

8. No vehicle needs any prior training or instruction to be able to drive it.

9. Guns are useless; stick with swords.

10. People are always shouting, even when they are sneaking.

11. Ammo is weightless.

edited 31st Mar '12 3:07:54 PM by AStrayBard

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pyr0h1tman8 What'd you just say about my hair?! from The Land Down Under
What'd you just say about my hair?!
Mar 31st 2012 at 3:10:45 PM

12. Eating food can bring you back from near death.

In our heart, Mr. Ando will always be a penguin.
AikoHeiwa I AM NOT A TREE from Aikoland
I AM NOT A TREE
Mar 31st 2012 at 3:11:45 PM

12. People in towns only say one thing and it's always the same thing, even if the end of the world as we know it is about to happen

13. You can easily survive a 100 foot drop with little to no injuries

NO TREE FOR ME (ALSO LOVES HER BOYFRIEND)
MotorRunner A Light In The Darkness from WSA Relationship Status: Abstaining
A Light In The Darkness
Mar 31st 2012 at 3:30:45 PM

14. All guards and soldiers used to be adventures, but a knee injury changed that.

15. The human body can survive a grenade explosion at close range.

16. Shotguns are extremely short-range.

17. If you kill someone in an enemy camp, all other people there would begin shooting at you, even if you performed the kill in the dark with a silent weapon.

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AStrayBard Sega's Last Hope from 867-5309 Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
Sega's Last Hope
Mar 31st 2012 at 3:32:23 PM

18. Taking multiple bullets to the chest, neck, and head are not a problem.

19. All food you find is edible, even if found in a wall.

20. Patrolling the Mojave will make you wish for a Nuclear Winter.

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TheOneWhoTropes EVIL SORCERER RETURNS! from Newton-Le-Willows, England (Quaint Town) Relationship Status: With my statistically significant other
GameSpazzer The Beta Male from Against! The! Wall!
The Beta Male
Mar 31st 2012 at 8:39:06 PM

22. When in doubt, smack your head/shoulder into it. Something good should happen, with any luck.

MY SOUL IS DARK BUT MY HAIR IS COLORFUL — Brahian Pokémon Alchemist
MotorRunner A Light In The Darkness from WSA Relationship Status: Abstaining
A Light In The Darkness
Apr 1st 2012 at 1:20:24 PM

23. War is fun.

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TheOneWhoTropes EVIL SORCERER RETURNS! from Newton-Le-Willows, England (Quaint Town) Relationship Status: With my statistically significant other
EVIL SORCERER RETURNS!
Apr 1st 2012 at 2:46:21 PM

24. Floating bricks can be headbutted for money.

Goblin King of the Darkstorm Galaxy.
DragonGeyser The Chew Toy of Gaming from a computer, DUH.
The Chew Toy of Gaming
Apr 3rd 2012 at 8:15:41 PM

26. The amount of ammo you have and how it works depends drastically on what kind of mission you're on. And even then, they can change at the drop of a hat.

Lampshade Hanging: It's a lifestyle.
TheOneWhoTropes EVIL SORCERER RETURNS! from Newton-Le-Willows, England (Quaint Town) Relationship Status: With my statistically significant other
EVIL SORCERER RETURNS!
Apr 4th 2012 at 9:03:16 AM

27. Unlike Real Life, PETA, The various SPCA's etc. And Greenpeace do not exist and you can abuse animals to your heart's content.

Goblin King of the Darkstorm Galaxy.
Balmung Chain Breaker from Nebraska, Free American Empire Relationship Status: Above such petty unnecessities
Chain Breaker
Apr 4th 2012 at 9:34:11 AM

30. You are what you kill (see: EV gains in Pokemon)
31. All problems can be solved by violence/card games/racing/more violence

I want some flying cars, a ticket to the stars / Or even just a world without religious wars
Motree Dancing All Night from The Midnight Channel Relationship Status: 700 wives and 300 concubines
Dancing All Night
Apr 4th 2012 at 9:47:35 AM

32. People won't know you're stealing stuff if you first put a barrel or cauldron over their heads.

33. In the situation where a high fall will hurt you, rolling at the last second will negate all damage.

34. No matter how complex or implausible the outfit, you will instantly be wearing it as soon as you pick it out.

35. Likewise, time stops while picking out your clothes.

36. Retreating into your home or owned businesses will cease any and all police or gang searches for you, even if you had tanks and sniper-mounted helicopters literally right on your heels as you entered the establishment.

37. Even if a dragon is attacking literally five feet away, your conversation is still more important.

edited 4th Apr '12 9:49:42 AM by Motree

“DAMMIT WHEN I HEAR 'SPACE CQC' ALL I CAN THINK OF IS BIG BOSS WITH A FISHBOWL ON HIS HEAD, STRANGLING AN ASTRONAUT OUTSIDE THE ISS."
TheOneWhoTropes EVIL SORCERER RETURNS! from Newton-Le-Willows, England (Quaint Town) Relationship Status: With my statistically significant other
EVIL SORCERER RETURNS!
Apr 5th 2012 at 1:17:16 AM

38. every time someone checks a barrel, they have to say the name of the object out loud. it's in an old charter or something...

Goblin King of the Darkstorm Galaxy.
thatonedude Anti Alien robot from The moon
Anti Alien robot
Apr 5th 2012 at 3:25:49 AM

  • 39. There is no excuse to ever stop wearing armor
  • 40. It's really easy to carry 200 pounds of packing pellets

edited 5th Apr '12 3:26:50 AM by thatonedude

Apr 5th 2012 at 7:26:55 PM

41. Being a ranking official gives you the strange ability to ignore bullets by the hundreds.

42. Weapons can be reloaded in 3 seconds.

43. If you shoot a tank enough times with a pistol, it will explode.

43b. The same applies to all other vehicles

44. All injuries are cured by medkits in seconds.

Apocalypse: Dirge Of Swans.
Wild-Card A hero for all time! from Titans Tower
A hero for all time!
Apr 5th 2012 at 7:40:01 PM

45. No really you never need to stop to eat.

edited 5th Apr '12 7:40:09 PM by Wild-Card

Whatever tomorrow brings I'll be there. With open arms and open eyes.
Trivialis Focus from contemplation
Focus
Apr 6th 2012 at 3:35:58 PM

46. Landing on top of a blunt opponent makes it fall off the terrain.

I don't need praise, I need help.
DragonGeyser The Chew Toy of Gaming from a computer, DUH.
The Chew Toy of Gaming
Apr 6th 2012 at 9:18:46 PM

46a. That is, if the kind of quest you're on supports it, and even then there will be some who cannot be felled by this.

Lampshade Hanging: It's a lifestyle.
eternalNoob Ded from yer mum Relationship Status: Longing for my OTP
Ded
Apr 6th 2012 at 9:29:15 PM

47: Refrigerators get stuck to chest-high walls easily.

48: Kleptomaniacs will rule the world

If you wanna PM me, send it to my mrsunshinesprinkles account; this one is blorked.
Wild-Card A hero for all time! from Titans Tower
A hero for all time!
Apr 7th 2012 at 6:35:05 AM

49. You cannot jump over a Insurmountable Waist-Height Fence ever.

edited 7th Apr '12 6:36:06 AM by Wild-Card

Whatever tomorrow brings I'll be there. With open arms and open eyes.

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