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    Pokémon Go

    AKA Sloth ruins her life

    (kidding)

    (I hope)

    Anyway, I decided to give the new craze a try for three reasons:

    1. It seems interesting and fun. Though I don't care about pokemon at all, it's still a cool concept.
    2. It'll make good water cooler talk. A lot of people I know are already hooked (can't say I'm surprised film people are into this).
    3. I'll probably get more exercise playing this game than I normally would.

    I've been playing less than 24 hours and I already find myself laughing over some of the things this game has caused me to experience:
    -A Ryhorn followed me out of a hardware store this morning.
    -A Sandshrew jumped into my car while I was at a red light.
    -I actually had the thought "I don't like all these snake pokemon right outside my apartment..."

    ^I caught both the Ryhorn and Sandshrew btw.


    I imagine there's more of you that are trying/want to try the game so I thought I'd make a thread about it (plus I need somewhere to share these ridiculous experiences).

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    Thankfully, this isn't compatible with my phone.

    Another waste of my youth narrowly avoided?!

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    Waaaagh!

    My cellphone is old and bloated with updates I couldn't roll back if I wanted to. I can't download new programs, even by offloading everything to an SD card that's mostly empty. For some reason, I can't download directly to the SD card either.

    So I'll observe vicariously, and take amusement that people are now going to churches for purpose of getting Pokeballs.
    --Mention of these things is so taboo, they aren't even allowed a name for the prohibition. It is just not done.

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    installing as we speak, planning on being too lazy to actually play it.

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    I haven't been able to play much. The server is down. That said, I'm on team blue. Biggest regret is watching a charmander get away.

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    I installed it and then felt silly. But it got me to play Ingress, which I became heavily addicted to.
    "Doesn't matter what a man has if he doesn't have purpose. You take that away from him, man usually goes with it." -Beau

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    I'll get back into Pokemon again since the name Go is catchy and stand alone. God damn Japan is a genius at marketing (I was just watching the chinpokomon episode last night.)
    Chocolate ding dong

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    I'll post more later when I have time, but for now I can't contain:

    I caught a Ponyta!

    Also there's a very stubborn Growlithe that keeps going on top of my friend's TV stand.

    And Pigey's keep walking on the sidewalk. How Pigey-destrian.



    Also I picked team blue as well.

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    The augmented reality bit makes it pretty irresistible.

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    Aaaaaaand bye bye battery life!

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