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Pokemon Go Nerfs Pidgey Spawns. So Here's an Extra Daily Dose of Pidgey

More good news for Pokemon GO players. Niantic continues on their recent trend of giving players more of what they want. In this case, the more is LESS of Pidgey, Ratata and Zubat.

We know that life just won't be the same for us without finding a pidgey on every damn corner of the earth. So let us remember the good times we shared with our little flappy friend with.

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This Trending Loki Meme Is Being Used To Portray Total Obliviousness

We'll never get tired of Avengers memes, and we hope you feel the same way. This trending meme references a scene in Thor: Ragnarok where Loki lies that he's never met his brother Thor in his life. The meme makes fun of the ridiculous plot-hole ignorance of TV characters and more.

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30 Entertaining Memes We Selected Just For You

It's okay to be completely mindless sometimes. There are just certain times you need to turn off your brain and dumb it up. That might mean watching stupid mukbang YouTube videos, eating a crap load of takeout food, or our favorite: viewing a whole roundup of dumb memes that don't take any IQ!

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Artist Makes The Coolest Pokémon Terrariums That Light Up (30 Images)

The artist behind these awesome Pokémon terrariums, James Croft, loves crafting popular themed dioramas! And is damn good at it, too! 

You can purchase one of these terrariums on his Etsy account PocketWorlds or follow on Instagram at pocket_worlds

If you're a Pokémon fan, you're going to love these! 

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16 Things From The 90s That Will Blast You Into The Nostalgia Zone

C'mon 90's kids, get your fix of some of that sweet, sweet nostalgia. Back when things were simple. If you wanted to rent a movie you had to go to a store. The ketchup was blue, and the charizards were holographic.

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Military Memes Perfect For 'Embracing The Suck'

These memes are for all of our brave men and women in the armed forces. We appreciate you and we think that you often don't get enough credit, which is why we thought you might appreciate these memes full of relatable humor!

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A Pokémon card sold at action for $54,970. That's a lot of money for a Pokémon card. Not that you’re worried that that card might’ve been in that box of Pokémon cards you threw out of your dad’s house last weekend.

Deep breaths. Deep breaths. Everything’s fine.

The Pokémon card in question, which sold at Heritage Auctions over the weekend, was a super-rare, mint condition “Pokémon Illustrator” card, one of 39. Not that one of the other 38 could’ve been in that box marked “Pokémon Cards and Other Junk” you just tossed out on Sunday.

Just count to ten. Count to ten. It wasn’t in there. It couldn’t’ve been.

Just look real close at it. Holographic of chubby little Pikachu painting a Charmander. Oh, no. That was definitely the card.

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According to Mashable,

“Before you start thumbing through your old Pokémon card collection to see if you have an Illustrator yourself, the card was never in circulation — the 39 cards that exist were handed out as prizes for a three different Pokémon illustration contests held by CoroCoro Comic in the late-‘90s.”

Mashable also translated the card, which honestly, is a huge relief:

"We certify that your illustration is an excellent entry in the Pokémon Card Game Illust Contest. Therefore, we state that you are an Officially Authorized Pokémon Card Illustrator and admire your skill."

Oh. I guess, I should stop frantically calling my dad and finish the article before…

Wow, pretty cool about that card, huh? Hey, who wants to go get some frosty chocolate milkshakes and never talk about this again.

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Pokémon Go Makes Users Antisocial
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Despite being promoted as a largely social experience that would get users up and out of their seats, Pokémon Go might be promoting antisocial tendencies. New studies are finding that the game is giving players “pavement rage,” meaning feelings of anger spike when they run into other players on the street. 

“Analysis showed players experience unconscious spikes in anger and frustration when they encounter other members of the public while hunting down the fictional characters in the game,” according to The Daily Mail. “The research also revealed just how immersive the game could be — with one participant in the study almost walking into the path of an oncoming truck.”

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Basically, the study found that people think that they are being social and active when playing, but as neuroscience analyst Adam Simpson say, “On an unconscious level, they were so engrossed in the game they missed out on stuff that was going on in the real world around them.”

"When they encountered a large group of people in their way, for example, they showed a lot of frustration as members of public were disrupting their playing experience.”

Word to the wise: You can become the best Pokémon Master in the land, but remember, it’s lonely at the top.

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Pokémon GO developers, Niantic, have been infamous for poor changes and slow response since the games release. It finally looks like we're seeing a trend in a postive direction, but does it come too late?

Niantic is finally adding rewards for trainers that play the app every day, offering bonuses for catching pokemon and hitting pokestops daily.  

 

  • Catching a Pokémon every day: 500 additional experience points and 600 stardust.
  • Catching a Pokémon seven days in a row:  2,000 experience points and 2,400 stardust.
  • Visiting a Pokéstop daily:  500 experience points and more items.
  • Visiting a Pokestop 7 days in a row: 2,000 experience points and more items.

On top of this we're pleased to report that the once popular 3rd party Pokemon trackers are back up and running. We have no idea why Niantic saw fit to block these applications out in the first place, all they did was add to the excitement and scope of the game. 

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This August Ruslan Sokolovsky recorded himself while playing Pokémon GO inside Church of All Saints in Yekaterinburg, after having been made aware such activity within the church could result in jail time...

“How can one offend by entering a church with a smartphone?” Sokolovsky asked. “I decided to just catch some Pokemon in church because, why not? I believe it’s both safe and not prohibited by law. Let’s go.”

Well, fast forward to after Sokolovsky posted the video he was investigated by police, and shortly thereafter charged with inciting hatred and offending religious sensibilities. He's being detained for two months, and stands to face up to five years in jail.

What do you guys think, does the punishment fit the crime here?

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The world's first "Pokémon Master" was selected from among thousands of candidates applying to Funzing.com earlier this month.

Ivy Lim, a 22 year-old from Singapore, who is a Trainer Level 23, and has caught only 121 characters so far, will be paid $1,000 a month for at least three months to catch Pokémon, train others, hold events like lure parties, teach secrets, and share her experiences.

Maybe she can help me figure out how to evolve my Pidgeys faster?



Check her out below:



...and go here if you want to up your own game in the meantime.


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A clever ad campaign has caught Londoners attention by threatening to deport Pokémon Go! characters as a ploy for getting attention for a petition demanding that EU Citizens be allowed to stay in the UK with the same rights as pre-BREXIT had allowed them. The signs were spotted all over London Monday, from the London Eye to Tube Stations:




The #POKEMONGOHOME Campaign has garnered a ton of attention...









So even though we love and adore THESE guys...





...Go Sign The Petition to guarantee EU Nationals a right to remain in the UK, because people are definitely better than freakin' Pidgeys.