Thursday 15 November 2018

10 things that are socially acceptable in video games but definitely aren’t IRL

Just walk into somebody’s house and start smashing all their pottery – they won’t mind.

Gamers play LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awaken on the Playstation 4
Gamers play LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awaken on the Playstation 4

By Alistair Mason, Press Association

One of the joys of playing video games is being able to do things you’d never be able to do in real life.

And while that may be big things like visiting fantasy worlds or mastering skills with exotic weapons, it might be the simple joy of exiting a tedious conversation partway through.

Reddit user Lakin5 asked visitors to the site to name things that are socially acceptable in video games but not in real life – and here are some of the best.

1. You’re boring me.

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2. You’re a guest in this house.

3. Like a bull in a china shop.

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4. Well they’re not gonna need it.

5. That’s just rude.

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6. Why the rush?

7. Dedicated police.

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8. Are they… okay?

9. Friends for life.

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10. Guns don’t kill people… or do they?

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