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Pokemon Go

July 14th, 2016 at 05:45 am

OK, I want Pokemon Go. There, I said it. I think it sounds super fun. Sort of like the game Zoo on Facebook, only you get a little exercise.

The app is free, but, it won't run on 4.3 or older. My Samsung Galaxy S3 is completely updated and 4.3. Some websites say you CAN get it to 4.4, but it requires rooting. SB says I should get someone I really trust to do that because if I do it wrong, it is buh-bye phone. I am not all that tech savvy.

So, do I really want to spend money on a new phone? No, not especially.

Tonight as I was leaving my part-time job, I walked out onto the sidewalk. A group of 4 young men, early 20s, wearing basketball shorts, t-shirts, and athletic shoes were just walking past. They all 4 had their phones out. I said "Are you playing Pokemon Go?" They reacted. Some smiled, some laughed, and one said "We are supposed to be playing basketball right now. But, this is more fun!" and we all shared a laugh.

MrsM180 is playing it. She showed me her Pokemon. She has given them all clever names and some of them are very cute. She was just the right age to be enthralled with all things Pokemon back in the 90s, so Go is highly nostalgic for her.

What to do, what to do.

3 Responses to “Pokemon Go”

  1. cpparrot Says:

    I downloaded it yesterday to try it out and loved it. I am 45 with no kids, and have no past experience with Pokémon at all. Hope you get to play it soon!

  2. Petunia 100 Says:

    Hi Cpparot,

    Thank you. Smile I ordered a phone last night. I was able to get a new Samsung Galaxy J3 for $163. It is running marshmallow 6.0, so can easily handle Pokemon Go. Happy Pokemon collecting!

  3. starfishy Says:

    glad to hear your treated yourself to a new phone so that you could scratch your pokemon itch. life is so short - sometimes you just need some fun! Smile

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