100+ Things You've Learned Playing Skyrim (Spoiler Free Edition!)

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#1 Posted by Mike (17528 posts) -

I'll start...

  1. Just because something looks *pretty close* on the map doesn't mean that it is. Get a horse.
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#2 Posted by AhmadMetallic (19301 posts) -

It's been a while, MB! 100 here we come. 
2. Clouds. A lot of clouds. Like, clouds everywhere.

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#3 Edited by evildeadron (902 posts) -

3) if you steal cabbages from an old woman, she will send bounty hunters after you....even from the grave

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#4 Posted by CaptainTightPants (2833 posts) -

4) If you steal an item and then drop said item, people will happily return their own items to you.

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#5 Edited by Claude (16657 posts) -

5) Being Dragonborn is a big deal.

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#6 Posted by Consaw (267 posts) -

6) Dragons have a need for gold coins.

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#7 Edited by ShaggE (8603 posts) -

7) Horses REALLY want to be the heroes.

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#8 Posted by JasonR86 (10180 posts) -

8) Giants know how to fuck shit up.

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#9 Posted by TheDudeOfGaming (6116 posts) -

9) I've learned that it sucks when you're level 8, you kill a dragon while having very few potions and out of nowhere a forest troll appears and kills you.

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#10 Edited by Afroman269 (7440 posts) -

10) Fuck trolls, especially ice trolls. (not that kind of fuck)

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#11 Edited by CenturionCajun (1573 posts) -

11) Watch your fire. When you spray your flame spell all over a room trying to hit your target your allies don't appreciate being set on fire. They will return the favor.

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#12 Edited by GJSmitty (685 posts) -

12) If a giant hits you on a downward swing, you fly hundreds of feet into the air (physics)

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#13 Posted by inevpatoria (7122 posts) -

13 (I think?) ) Frost Trolls know how to fuck you up. 

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#14 Posted by Irvandus (3170 posts) -

14) Werewolves can't sleep well at night without their teddy bears.

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#15 Posted by BoG (5390 posts) -

15) If you see a stray chicken in a village, let it be. Making it your lunch will result the entire town wanting your head.

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#16 Posted by Morien (193 posts) -

16) Cats can be bats, can be rats, can be hats, can be gnats, can be thats can be thises.

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#17 Posted by NekuSakuraba (7812 posts) -

17) People let you put buckets on their head so you can steal from them.

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#18 Posted by prestonhedges (1961 posts) -

18) In Nordic Times, giants lived three feet from one another.

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#19 Posted by GioVANNI (1317 posts) -

19) Horses don't obey the laws of physics.

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#20 Posted by scarace360 (4813 posts) -

20) Horses are braver than I.

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#21 Posted by RandomInternetUser (6805 posts) -

21. Sometimes guards on horses fly through the air erratically at 100 mph.

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#22 Posted by Solskugga (77 posts) -

22. Even though they warn you for the traps the same npc will walk into them afterwards.

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#23 Edited by animathias (1272 posts) -

23. People tend to make really bad decisions, document them in journals or in a note, and keep that note on them until they die.

@Morien said:

16) Cats can be bats, can be rats, can be hats, can be gnats, can be thats can be thises.


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#24 Edited by Milkman (19009 posts) -

24. If you think you're safe from dragons, you're not safe from dragons.

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#25 Posted by ArclightBorealis (1722 posts) -

25. Shouting Fus Ro Dah at a bandit at the top of a mountain is fun. See how far one of them flies to their doom. It's also a great way to quickly dispose of Frost Trolls.

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#26 Posted by ShiftyMagician (2185 posts) -

26. You grow into a class of your own design, without a need to conform to one.

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#27 Posted by Hizang (9358 posts) -

27. Don't fuck with giants.

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#28 Edited by VisariLoyalist (3134 posts) -

28. If a kid witnesses a murder they usually are to scared to tell anyone

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#29 Posted by Fripplebubby (1057 posts) -

29. I'd be a lot warmer and a lot happier if my belly was full of mead right now.

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#30 Posted by Kyreo (4681 posts) -

30. Never trust statues.

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#31 Posted by admachina (217 posts) -

31. If you kill all of the people that saw you commit a crime, you didn't commit a crime.

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#32 Edited by Mike (17528 posts) -

32. Magelights can stick to living things...which is awesome.

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#33 Posted by Ravenlight (8057 posts) -

33. Copping a feel on the temple statues is generally frowned upon.

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#34 Posted by alexl86 (818 posts) -

34. Nords will verbally insult your race, then turn to you for help.

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#35 Edited by animathias (1272 posts) -

35. When faced with a difficult opponent out in the world, take it back to the nearest encampment you can. Not only do you get help in beating a powerful foe, but more bodies to loot with no (major) drawbacks!

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#36 Posted by MOLE (331 posts) -

36. You can set bear traps in caverns. Shoot an arrow next to it - hide - bandit comes running to sound - steps on bear trap - winning

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#37 Posted by Subjugation (4970 posts) -

37. Mages were throwing hadouken before it was mainstream.

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#38 Posted by matoya (775 posts) -

38) You might be the worlds most amazing hero, the slayer of dragons, but you'll still die to a guy in fur armor and a dagger, or a bear.

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#39 Posted by McGhee (6128 posts) -

39. Dark Elves look like Klingons with pointy ears, in other words, super badass.

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#40 Posted by The_Big_Rough (306 posts) -

40. Even in death dragons can still slide along the terrain

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#41 Posted by SeriouslyNow (8504 posts) -

41. Lydia is sworn to carry your burden and sounds so pleased when she says it too.

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#42 Posted by Extreme_Popcorn (846 posts) -

42. Chickens can be witnesses to your crimes

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#43 Posted by Saseav (65 posts) -

43. Mammoths are scarier then dragons.

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#44 Edited by CollyWolly (80 posts) -

44. Mammoths can float 80 feet in the air but cannot survive falls from such heights.

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#45 Posted by Hemmelight (192 posts) -

45. Giants' clubs can and will float into the air after their master dies, presumably to return to Sovngarde.

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#46 Posted by Solskugga (77 posts) -

46. Rasism is not a good thing, unless its against elves, then its just fine.

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#47 Posted by jacksmedulla (311 posts) -

47. Dogs can talk.

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#48 Edited by Th3_James (2614 posts) -

48. You can become a Vampire without any knowledge of getting bit.

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#49 Posted by csl316 (14250 posts) -

49. Sometimes if you kill your friends, they'll leave you an inheritance.

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#50 Posted by Vexxan (4634 posts) -

50. A horse will always want to fight a dragon, but a horse will never win against a dragon. 

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