Non-player characters are not known for their intelligence. While things have gotten better for them over the years, with their ability to observe, reason, and respond being constantly honed, the citizens that populate your favorite game worlds still exhibit a plethora of odd behaviors. Usually they’re easy enough to ignore, as gamers have grown used to them over time, and unless an NPC is perpetually blocking a doorway (oh my God, I want to punch you directly in your pixelated mouth), most of the odd things they do are unobtrusive.
That is until you stop to pay attention, and realize how nonsensical some common NPC behaviors are, with consequences ranging from incomprehensible closet organization to getting stabbed in the face. What follows is a list of 10 dumb things NPCs do constantly, for reasons that science and logic have yet to explain. Come along, but no sudden movements--you might scare them away.