20 year old man killed in park playing Pokemon Go

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  1. 9:51 pm, at an aquatic park in San Francisco (he is from a neighboring city), not many details yet...

    www.ktvu.com/news/186199943-story

    Very sad and frightening if it's related to the game.
     
  2. Fedorable

    Fedorable Continues without supporting Sherdog.

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    How does this work, are the Pokemen in set locations or do they vary?

    Criminals know where they show up and just wait?
     
  3. punkmother

    punkmother calf cruncher fan

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    as a level 18 pokemon trainer, i feel qualified to answer these questions.

    there are sites that you can lure, they are called pokestops. the stops on their own will attract players for their rewards; pokeballs, health potions, incubators and eggs. when a lure is placed on the stop it is more likely a rarer pokemon will appear in the area to capture as well.
     
  4. Horse Style

    Horse Style Silver Belt

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    This is to be expected. A sudden increase in people wandering about without any awareness of their surroundings means an increase in people being victimized.
     
  5. tdluxon

    tdluxon Red Belt

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    Shit is ridiculous. There is a church across the street from my house that has a poke spot or whatever, now there are always people standing out front with their phones out.
     
  6. JSN

    JSN choo-CHOO!

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    I have heard they are randomly generated, hence there are pokemon to be caught in the US Holocaust Museum and so forth. I just got some mass email at work the other day that kids are trying to gain access to some of our buildings because there are pokemons hiding up in thurr.
     
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    There was a big green motherfucker at Walmart the other day. I wasted like 15 balls trying to get that bitch. Apparently I'm not a high enough level or whatever. Idk shit about Pokemon but the game is fun.
     
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  8. JSN

    JSN choo-CHOO!

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    or, like, there are 10 million people playing it and 16k murders a year so it would be surprising if there wasn't some overlap.
     
  9. Ruprecht

    Ruprecht Hands Of The Judges Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    As a life long Scifi fan, it kinda shits me that augmented reality's first global phenomenon/killer app was Pokemon Go...

    Not enough to go down to the park and start murdering kids though.
     
  10. punkmother

    punkmother calf cruncher fan

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    you could play its predecessor, ingress.
     
  11. Ruprecht

    Ruprecht Hands Of The Judges Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    No I couldn't. I've never owned a mobile phone.
     
  12. kuromusha

    kuromusha LONZO LOOMS 2019

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    Pokemon Go didn't kill the guy. A scumbag with a gun did.
     
  13. Renard

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    It's a random killing. Finding random people to shoot isn't difficult, doesn't really have anything to do with the app.
     
  14. Burning Hammer

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    They killed another white man.

    (they is purposely vague)

    #WhiteLivesMatter
     
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    He's a character from a TV show.

    TV is short for television.

    A television is a flat, rectangular electronic panel that lights up and displays images captured by a similar device but in reverse. It is predominantly used as an entertainment device.

    Entertainment is...ah forget it. ;)
     
  16. TheFirstEMP

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    It's his own fault. He shouldn't have been enjoying life and the freedom to play Pokemon Go.
     
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    That is why I only play when I am driving. Tougher to shoot me when I am in my car.
     
  18. Bald1

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    I, for one, am shocked that being a situationally unaware zombie could lead to bad things. Shocked, I say!

    Shitty deal. RIP.
     
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    Ruprecht Hands Of The Judges Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Yeah, I had a television for a while about 20 years ago.
     
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