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Pokemon GO

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by wicked, Jul 11, 2016.

  1. wicked

    wicked Well-Known Member

    1. Get off my lawn.

    B. I would never spend hours chasing around whatever these people are chasing to get points for their person/team.

    III. At least it's getting some people off the couch.
  2. RickStain

    RickStain Well-Known Member

    I was going to be too proud to do this shit despite it deeply appealing to my inner nerd, but fuck it. It'll be fun for a few weeks until we all forget about it.

    I got one today while sitting in line at the breakfast drive-thru.
  3. Cosmo

    Cosmo Well-Known Member

    People were wandering outside the bar like zombies yesterday, heads buried in their phones. I'm surprised no one wandered into Broad Street and got hit.
  4. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    My kids are into this. I told my wife it sounds like a good idea to get youngsters active. Hey, take a walk around the neighborhood and catch Pokemon! Go to a park to gather whatever stuff you need.

    Then I told my wife I wonder if the makers worried that kids would wander into the street because they are looking at their phones.

    "They do that now," she said.

    I could not argue.
    Last edited: Jul 11, 2016
  5. CD Boogie

    CD Boogie Well-Known Member

    Who in the hell has time to do this shit? Is it only kids? Adults are actually doing this, too? If mostly kids, sure, whatever gets them off the couch and moving. But yeah, you can bet it won't be a week till a death is attributed to a distracted kid walking into traffic bc they're staring at their phone, with the predictable NYPost headline: Pokemon NO!
  6. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Definitely a fad.
  7. BDC99

    BDC99 Well-Known Member

    Pokemon NO!. Already reports of people setting up robberies and other crimes with it. Hope it goes away quite quickly.
    wicked likes this.
  8. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

    I'm probably going to wind up downloading this before the weekend. I figure it will be something fun to break up the monotony for the kids when they come over, as long as the Pokemon are willing to be found in a nice, air conditioned mall during the heat of the day.
  9. Big Circus

    Big Circus Well-Known Member

  10. amraeder

    amraeder Well-Known Member

    My work is on a fairly big campus. According to a coworker, a bunch of people came to work on Sunday to catch Pokemon (we're a fairly young company so we're talking mostly people in 20s and early 30s).
  11. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

  12. Oggiedoggie

    Oggiedoggie Well-Known Member

    Death by inattentive walking! I choose you!
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