100 things you've learned playing Fallout 3

#1 Edited by MjHealy (1825 posts) -

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Inspired from the Far Cry 2 post~:
 

 
Things I Have Learned Playing Fallout 3


  1. Teddy bears can be used as ammo for rocket launchers.
  2. It doesn't rain in Washington, D.C.
  3. In D.C. you can magically travel from place to place.
  4. In the post-apocalyptic U.S., robots are British and tell jokes.
  5. Large-brimmed hats are so inconspicuous that they actually make it harder for people to see you when wearing one.
  6. A human being can survive an atom bomb by being more than 30 yards away.
  7. When you headshoot a Mole Rate, if you're elevated, there is a good chance its head will roll down hill for a good 5 or so minutes before coming to a stop.
  8. Bullets actually take the shooter into account and decide if they'll go straight.
  9. If you're in "Bullet Time (VATS)", headshots are way better than the right leg.
  10. One bullet can cause the entire body to explode
  11. One teddy bear can cause the entire body to explode.
  12. Stabbing some one with a knife will also cause an explosion.
  13. When a person runs from death, they actually only run ten feet away and crawl into a fetal position, thinking you can't see them.
  14. Every single thing is a shade of brown, green or grey. No exceptions.
  15. It can take forever for your parents to tell if your a boy or girl.
  16. Land mines can tell who laid them down, and don't activate for them.
  17. Sniper Rifles have bad accuracy for far away targets in V.A.T.S.
  18. You can jump when you are a baby.
  19. You have telekinesis.
  20. Humans can survive a shotgun blast at point blank range.
  21. People will never say your name.
  22. Children are unkillable.
  23. After nuclear holocaust, the Sun grows to an extreme size, yet the Earth doesn't get any hotter.
  24. Whores won't even consider a Ghoul. 
  25.  Never, ever hit Gob...
  26. In the Captial Wasteland, there is but one fashion style: ridiculous.
  27. Whores take the phrase 'sleeping together' quite literally.
  28. Fire Ants should be taken quite literally, too.
  29. You don't run faster with a knife, but you do when you wear 200-year-old pinstripe pants and a sweater vest.
  30. Gas stations went out of business because none of the cars work.
  31. Kids are jerks.
  32. Playing sports as a child makes any land mine you lay as an adult more damaging
  33. Comic books and magazines hold the secrets to true wisdom.
  34. One dog is never enough and two is too few.
  35. Standing knee-deep in a pit full of radiating water is completely harmless as long as you worship a giant bomb.
  36. No matter if you are white, black, Asian, or Latino...Liam Neeson is still your daddy.
  37. Actual printed money is worth less than bottle caps in the future.
  38. Children in the Wastelands can maintain a fully running town on their own.
  39. In the future, nobody can ever take all their clothes off.
  40. Being in radioactive environments is hazardous.  However, consuming radioactive material is beneficial. 
#2 Edited by Jayge_ (10222 posts) -

5. Large-brimmed hats are so inconspicuous that they actually make it harder for people to see you when you wear one.

#3 Posted by PureRok (4235 posts) -

6. A human being can survive an atom bomb by being more than 30 yards away.

#4 Posted by pause422 (6172 posts) -

 7, When you headshot a Mole Rat, if you're elevated, there is a good chance its head will roll down the hill for a good 5 or so minutes before coming to a stop.

#5 Posted by Arkthemaniac (6535 posts) -

8. Bullets actually take the shooter into account and decide if they'll go straight.

#6 Posted by suneku (2997 posts) -

10. 1 bullet can cause the entire body to explode

#7 Posted by Kush (8889 posts) -
suneku said:
"10. 1 bullet can cause the entire body to explode"
11. 1 Teddy Bear can cause the entire body to explode.
#8 Posted by xplodedd (1316 posts) -

11. your karma reflects your physical appearance, and people can sense it.

#9 Posted by nasie (126 posts) -

12. Stabbing some one with a knife will also cause an explosion.

#10 Posted by Arkthemaniac (6535 posts) -

13. When a person runs fron death, they actually only run ten feet away and crawl into a fetal position, thinking you can't see them.

#11 Posted by Rhombus_Of_Terror (2089 posts) -

14. Every single thing is a shade of brown, green or grey. No exceptions.

#12 Posted by shadows_kill (3165 posts) -

15. it  can take forever for your parents to tell if your a boy or girl.

#13 Posted by Arkthemaniac (6535 posts) -
shadows_kill said:
"15. it  can take forever for your parents to tell if your a boy or girl."
Nice.
16. Land mines can tell who laid them down, and don't activate for them.
#14 Posted by Sincillian (530 posts) -

17. Sniper Rifles have bad accuracy for far away targets in V.A.T.S.

#15 Posted by Rhombus_Of_Terror (2089 posts) -

18. You can jump when you are a baby...

#16 Posted by Sincillian (530 posts) -

19. You have telekinesis.

20. Humans can survive a shotgun blast at point blank.

21. People will never say your name.

#17 Edited by keyhunter (3207 posts) -

22. Children are unkillable.

#18 Edited by Bellum (2944 posts) -

23. After nuclear holocaust, the sun grows to an extreme size, yet the Earth doesn't get any hotter.

#19 Edited by Sincillian (530 posts) -

24. Whores won't even consider a Ghoul.

#20 Edited by Rhombus_Of_Terror (2089 posts) -

25. never ever hit Gob...

#21 Edited by Ignor (2372 posts) -

26. In the Captial Wasteland, there is but one fashion style: Ridiculous.

27. Whores take the phrase 'sleeping together' quite literally.

28. Fire ants should be taken quite literally, too.

#22 Edited by Jayge_ (10222 posts) -

29. You don't run faster with a knife (who gets the reference?); but you do when you wear 200-year-old pinstripe pants and a sweater vest (AGI +1 wat).

#23 Edited by jakob187 (21644 posts) -

30.  Gas stations went out of business because none of the cars work.

#24 Edited by bwooduhs (1616 posts) -

31. Kids are jerks.

#25 Edited by Fade2Gray (168 posts) -

32. Playing sports as a child makes any land mines you lay as an adult more damaging

33. Comic books and magazines hold the secrets to true wisdom.

34. One dog is never enough and two is too few.

#26 Edited by Ignor (2372 posts) -

35. Standing knee-deep in a pit full of radiating water is completely harmless as long as you worship a giant bomb.

#27 Edited by jakob187 (21644 posts) -

36.  No matter if you are white, black, Asian, or Latino...Liam Neeson is still your daddy.
37.  Actual printed money is worth less than bottle caps in the future.

38.  Children in the Wastelands can maintain a fully running town on their own.

#28 Edited by HandsomeDead (11863 posts) -

39. In the future, nobody can ever take all their clothes off.

#29 Edited by Weltal (2272 posts) -

40. Being in radioactive environments is hazardous however consuming radioactive material is beneficial.

#30 Edited by Ironhide (146 posts) -

41. Kids and Fawkes can't die. Ever.

#31 Edited by Lunarbunny (1025 posts) -

42. Your .44 magnum revolver takes 6 rounds to the head to kill a difficult super mutant but it only takes a mysterious man 2 shots.

#32 Edited by RelentlessKnight (963 posts) -

43. Getting a headshot may cause the head to fly 10 feet high

44. A Butler is awesome but a ROBOT Butler is just OMG!

#33 Edited by TheFreeMan (2712 posts) -

45. Even if you cripple someone's head, they will still shoot at you.

#34 Edited by Systech (4078 posts) -

46. Don't eat a corpse in the middle of Megaton

#35 Edited by Jayge_ (10222 posts) -

47. Hitting Mole Rats with a shiny green stick will cause their heads to explode.

#36 Edited by elevatedms (4 posts) -

48. It's easy to accidentally drown looking for an underwater entrance to an aircraft carrier town.

#37 Edited by baller (42 posts) -

49. You can pickpocket anyone simply by crouching down.

#38 Edited by Cogito (174 posts) -

50. Any animal can survive a nuclear blast if it can grow big and kill people.

#39 Edited by Alphazero (1535 posts) -

51. Only five songs survive the nuclear holocaust, but each one is awesome.

52. Carrying two lawnmower blades, powered armor, six bottles of Nuka Cola, and three mini-nukes is just fine, but carrying all that PLUS a lunchbox keeps you from running.

#40 Edited by KingOfIceland (654 posts) -

53. Mutated bears will be the end of us

#41 Edited by Coltonio7 (3156 posts) -

54. Killing a cult leader gets you BAD karma

55. The Nuka-Cola marketing team was non-existant

#42 Edited by HandsomeDead (11863 posts) -

56. After the fallout, Malcom McDowell develops a terrible american accent.

#43 Edited by Yit (761 posts) -

57. Soda glows.

#44 Edited by Gunner612 (4338 posts) -

58. the chinese make far better assault rifles than americans.
59. time freezes when you look at your wrist (pip-boy).

#45 Edited by Claude (16254 posts) -

60. If you don a Ghoul Mask, the feral ghouls will no longer bother you.

#46 Edited by Bulldog19892 (1795 posts) -

61. People get pissed when you step on their broken bottles and other useless junk littered about the floor.

#47 Edited by Neorub (163 posts) -

62. I'm always looking for the sheriff, not the mayor.

#48 Edited by HandsomeDead (11863 posts) -

63. Even though human civilization has been destroyed, crops ruined and most animals have mutated into terrible forms, the crickets still chirp exactly how they used to.

#49 Edited by matthimself (49 posts) -

64.  Tranquility lane is awesome

#50 Edited by lvl10Wizard (326 posts) -

65. Upon being born you are presented with an amount of atrribute points that you can assign to different abilities which determine what you are good at.

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