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Pokémon GO

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Tracker is shit. My neighborhood used to spawn loads of pokemon and I was able to see them around me. Now I am totally in the dark. I have no idea if a Blastoise is next door, or if it's just a pidgey. I have 1 pokestop near me, but it's by a major road so nothing spawns on it. This has effectively killed the game for me. I used to be able to open the app periodically throughout my day, see if there was anything on the nearby, then go hunt it down. Now I turn on the app, and there is nothing on the nearby, but of course if I do start walking, a bunch of stuff suddenly appears without showing up on the nearby! Problem is I can't just get up and walk around my neighborhood 10-15 times a day hoping that the time I chose to walk just happened to spawn a pokemon I need. It's just silly. How could they think this was decent? 

 

Plus I am now having to restart the app 5-6 times before it even works. 

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Some Gen 2 pokemon have been confirmed. I am glad they are doing this slowly. I still have to catch some pokemon to finish my pokedex, and just throwing 100+ new pokemon into the game would probably make it near impossible for me to finish. 

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Also, there's a festive Pikachu about.

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We also have another special treat for you. Starting later today through December 29, 2016, 10:00 A.M. PST, you’ll find limited edition Pikachu all over the world. These Pikachu will be wearing a festive hat to celebrate the season! Use the Pokémon GO AR camera when you encounter them in the wild to take their picture and share it with us using #HolidayPikachu.

 

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Just in case anyone was wondering, your Santa hat Pikachu will keep it's hat when you evolve it. :)

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the latest update is shit.

 

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Do we get any sweet bonuses for Christmas?

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Appears not, just the festive Pikachu and two new 'mon available from 5km eggs (at least Pichu hatched from a 5km for me this morning).

 

Edit.  Appears more new mon have been released, spoilerised as I can't find any official word on their website.

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Had a Cleffa hatch from a 2km egg this morning.

 

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got to 139 and now taking a break from the game, as can't really catch any of the remaining ones.

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11 minutes ago, ender4 said:

got to 139 and now taking a break from the game, as can't really catch any of the remaining ones.

I'm pretty much in the same boat. I'm a few candies away from both Machamp and Muk which I'll hopefully do in the next week or two on the buddy system.

After that, I only need Hitmonchan, but I'm not sure I can be bothered to play on the off chance I see or hatch one or hatch the gen 2 babies. I'll have a break until gen 2 I think.

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I still just play when i'm walking the dogs. I'm close to an Alakazam which will be my 140th unique pokemon. I've only hatched a Smoochem out of the new baby Pokemon so far.

 

They had a special over the new year where starter pokemon were spawning everywhere, and I got a blastoise, so i'm getting closer to having everything they've released from Gen 1.

 

They really need to do something about the legendary birds and mewtwo

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Currently sat on 147 caught / 150 seen - was lucky over Christmas when a journey to deepest darkest Pembrokeshire had a Hitmonlee pop up on the roadside (the only one I've seen so far of those).  A 10km egg popped out a bunch of Kabuto candies on Friday to round off my collection of gen-1 (minus the region specifics and legendaries).

Had 4 of the new ones hatch out so far.  Though it's sorta got to the point that there isn't much else left for me to do unti the next event / update rolls around.

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You guys are doing way better than me.  Still need Vileplume, Machamp, Victreebel, Golem, Electrode, Exeggcutor, Chansey, Porygon and Snorlax of the "original" lot and Cleffa, Pichu, Elekid and Igglybuff.

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Why does my 'seen' section show a lot of Pokémon that I've never seen?  Only started happening semi recently.

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4 minutes ago, Wainy316 said:

Why does my 'seen' section show a lot of Pokémon that I've never seen?  Only started happening semi recently.

I think it includes ones in gyms that you've walked past as well now.

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It seems there's going to be evolution stones for the gen 2 pokemon that evolve from some of the gen 1s...if that makes any sense.

Basically, I've been saving up candies for nothing by the sounds of it.

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Gen 2 has just launched. Apparently 80 new Pokemon and loads of new berries etc. Damn, had nearly 'completed' it too....

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10 hours ago, jackbauer24 said:

Gen 2 has just launched. Apparently 80 new Pokemon and loads of new berries etc. Damn, had nearly 'completed' it too....

This would make a pretty bad series of 24 though.

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its good fun again

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Went for a big walk in Sutton Park today so popped this on for the first time in absolutely ages.

Caught a shit load of pokemon, most of which I've never even heard of so I'm assuming they've added more to the game?

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2 hours ago, Stevo985 said:

Went for a big walk in Sutton Park today so popped this on for the first time in absolutely ages.

Caught a shit load of pokemon, most of which I've never even heard of so I'm assuming they've added more to the game?

Yep, good timing, only two days ago.

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