There are some aspects of video games that seem a bit silly. Things like your never ending pockets, your ability to carry 14 different giant weapons – as well as dragon bones, and how you can randomly stop to open up your inventory without being injured by enemies.
Opening up your Pip-Boy in Fallout 4 will stop time allowing you to switch out weapons or eat several deathclaw steaks, switch armor, and take some drugs – all before your enemy attacks you. In the game, it's a great reprieve from the onslaught… In real life… you wonder what your enemies are thinking.
YouTuber Andrew McMurry perfectly illustrated this awkward moment in a YouTube video, as seen below.
To be fair, Skyrim was worse than Fallout in these regards. I stopped battles to eat tons different things (sometimes taking a chance and eating something that made the battle harder).