PCM about pokemon GO

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by margaritaville, Jul 10, 2016.

  1. margaritaville

    margaritaville Active Member

    Being seeing a lot about this game lately. I downloaded it and seemed boring from what i tried. Anyways, i wonder if there will be a PCM about distracted drivers trying to catch pokemon while driving. Im scared to get hit :( Also people staring in their phones walking into traffic.
  2. 3 done 3 to go

    3 done 3 to go In control of my own destiny

    No idea what you are talking about
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  3. Operational needs

    Operational needs Non desistas. Non exieras.

    My daughter was just telling me about this today.

    BSWALKS I Wanna Be Sedated

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  5. burrheadd

    burrheadd Creepy pervert

    Have another Margarita and get back to us
  6. Richard Harrow

    Richard Harrow Deplorable.

    Team Geocaching.
  7. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    There was an article about this in today's paper. People are so fixated on the game that they are walking in to walls. Idiots.
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  8. Overpaid Union Thug

    Overpaid Union Thug Well-Known Member

    I thought people were already doing that with Facebook, Twitter, and all the other apps that society can't seem to live without?
  9. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    I'm not collecting that one.
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  10. Cementups

    Cementups Box Monkey

    I just brought this up to my neighbor and then he goes on telling me how awesome it is. I downloaded it, checked it out....I don't get it. But then again, I'm lazy and this app gets you out and about.
  11. Rack em

    Rack em Well-Known Member

    I can see it now, all the drivers going off trace to try and catch virtual pokemon
  12. Mr.nobody

    Mr.nobody Member

    Pokemon go is an addiction to kids born and raised during the 90's. I have dreamed of a day I could catch pokemon and train them to battle with other people in real life. There are many like me. So I would advise extra attention to defensive driving
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  13. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    You might want to seek professional help.
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  14. Nimnim

    Nimnim The Nim

    The distracted driving will go up for sure, but the bigger issue is distracted walking. I just hit up a Taco Bell the other night at 3 am and drove through a plaza to avoid extra lights on the way home and I spotted 2 groups playing. One sat there but the other was just wandering through the lot without even really looking around. I know they were playing because I play it too, as well as it's predecessor Ingress so I'm familiar with where all the locations are those 2 games take people to.

    It's great for social encounters and exercise but both games have notices on the screen when you start it up each time to remind you to look around and be aware of the world, which sadly too many ignore.

    Also on the driving note the game mechanics discourage it because if you go too fast, like more than 10-15 mph, stuff doesn't work but it's still new so I expect a lot of people to not realize it and still try.
  15. Monkey Butt

    Monkey Butt Dark Prince of Double Standards Staff Member

    It's like playing with your cat by using a laser which the cat chases around the room.
  16. joeboodog

    joeboodog good people drink good beer

    Hmmm, that explains the average ORION trace. He's after a Pikachu.
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  17. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    Sounds kinky.
  18. joeboodog

    joeboodog good people drink good beer

    Glad Joeboopup no longer is into that crap.
  19. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    Of course not. You must be a real man and not some nerd- girly-boy.

    Isn't Pokemon a Jamaican dude trying to get some action from his girlfriend?
  20. The_black_llama

    The_black_llama New Member

    I call it a game to get the new generation outside and get some exercise