This whole Slowpoke tails being delicious thing has been around since Gold and Silver, and Japan went as far as selling tail plushies for the die-hard fans out there. Well, reports are rolling in via Twitter and it looks like the infamous delicacy has retained its taste in the newest version.
This dude needs to start up some sort of business out of his place, and he definitely needs to call it ‘The Safari Zone.’ If this is all legit and not the deceptive work of decent photoshopping skills, then I’m pretty sure there are plenty of players out there that’d be ready to cruise through his condo.
Agents with the Border Patrol apprehended two Canadian teens that wandered themselves past the border into the U.S. while they were in the throes of a particularly engaging Pokémon GO session.
“Both juveniles were so captivated by their Pokémon GO games that they lost track of where they were. They crossed the International Border inadvertently but agents were able to reunite them with their mother.” said Michael Rappold of the Havre Sector Border Patrol Office.
Alexander Steinberg, an 18-year-old aspiring filmmaker managed to put together a video that encourages us all as an audience to take a minute, and ask ourselves, ‘why does Pokémon GO! matter?’
Does it really? Or is there something more meaningful, impactful ‘afoot? Is it the game’s ability to unite strangers that’d otherwise never cross paths? One quote captured in the video sticks out in particular:
“You know my favorite part about this? Number one my brother and I used to play this as kids. He ends up passing away,” CrobinMaxxis said, pointing up. “He’s up there still, still, having a better fuckin’ collection than I do. But all the violence in the world, brutality, all this fucking racism. Look around here. You see this?” he said, gesturing to the crowd. “Not a single one is the same. Everyone is having a good time. This is what the world needs now.”
In less than a month Pokémon GO! has taken this planet by storm. Look around you, and you’re apt to see someone with a fixed gaze on their phones, swiping upwards aggressively, scowling at their screens, trying to catch ’em all.
It’s insane how big this game is. Pokémon GO! is more popular than Tinder right now, and was more popular than porn for a brief bit of time as well. Plus Pokémon GO! is tracking more than 21 million daily active users, so that’s pretty damn chill…
For those unaware, Koffing’s a pokémon that exudes gas (uhhhh)…The Washington Post reports that the holocaust museum director said the following regarding the Pokémon GO developments:
“Playing the game is not appropriate in the museum, which is a memorial to the victims of Nazism,” Andrew Hollinger, the museum’s communications director, told The Post in an interview. “We are trying to find out if we can get the museum excluded from the game.”
This is the original tweet that’s since been removed from Imgur: