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Anthemyst 07-11-2016 05:39 PM

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Originally Posted by Chaos Theory (Post 8604888)
How dare you call bird jesus trash

He's not the Messiah, he's a very naughty bird

LifeIsAPoissonProcess 07-11-2016 05:54 PM

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Originally Posted by Anthemyst (Post 8604939)
In that case leave it on when you're driving, I guess. I heard it shuts down over 20mph but I don't know if that's reliable.

I guess it depends on the data coverage too. I caught an Eevee while my wife was doing 45mph on a country road, but the app also had me standing in place for a few seconds and then jumping 1/4 mile sporadically.

YetAnotherCareerChanger 07-11-2016 06:32 PM

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Originally Posted by Mr F (Post 8604946)
The threshold is lower than 20mph, in my experience. I've turned it on when on my bike, tested different speeds, and got nothing down to at least 15mph. It might be even lower than that.

I think the threshold is 20KPH (as everything is metric) which means you have to bike somewhat slowly.

I am playing but only during breaks at work, my bike commute to work, walks at work, and walking my dog. My work is apparently a hot spot with respect to others in this thread. If I turn my phone on every 2-3 hours I reliably get at least 3-5 popping up every time. For example, I just turned the game on and I have one of each {venonat, weedle, pidgey, caterpie, zubat}. My walks around my own neighborhood, on the other hand, I'm lucky if I find 1 in the half hour I walk my dog.

Highlights of finds at work: Onyx, Vulpix, and exeggcute(s)

Only good find at home: bulbasaur

Top 3 CP: 616 Jolteon, 456 Pidgeot, and 350 {Weepinbell, Gloom}

I've found lucky egg + evolving Pidgey/Caterpie/Weedles (12 cost) is a good way to power level.

redearedslider 07-11-2016 06:34 PM

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Originally Posted by ShivamS (Post 8604015)
I feel like this is a really good way to get a date.

Just gotta throw out a lure... Have like 20 people in the same spot... start up a conversation with one of them... and then go on a pokemon catching date together.



saw a Reddit post with this advice already

Arthur Itas 07-11-2016 08:01 PM

For those in the :tfh: crowd:

Pokémon Go Is a Government Surveillance Psyop Conspiracy
http://blackbag.gawker.com/pokemon-g...rac-1783461240

If so, it's brilliant and frightening.

ShivamS 07-11-2016 10:54 PM

http://www.pokewalk.com/

Pseudolus 07-11-2016 11:01 PM

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Originally Posted by Arthur Itas (Post 8605016)
For those in the :tfh: crowd:

Pokémon Go Is a Government Surveillance Psyop Conspiracy
http://blackbag.gawker.com/pokemon-g...rac-1783461240

If so, it's brilliant and frightening.


snikelfritz 07-12-2016 08:11 AM

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/pokemon_go.png

vividox 07-12-2016 08:11 AM

Well, just got into the office, and it's as I feared. Not even remotely close to a gym or stop. Although my office is basically in the middle of a field and there are rustling leaves everywhere. I caught two wild pidgey's and a doduo from the car to my desk.

Abelian Grape 07-12-2016 08:13 AM

I love you. Let's be best friends and destroy American Capitalist government!


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