"Armed Robbers Used Pokemon Go App to Target Victims, According to Cops"

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  1. NORBIN
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  2. DinohScene

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    And... Ninty takes it offline!
    Just like they did with Swapnote.

    This is exactly why we can't have nice things.
     
  3. tbb043

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    I'm surprised no one's walked into traffic and gotten flattened because of the thing.
     
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  4. Silverthorn

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    That sort of thing already happened with Uber and other apps, not really a surprise, even though it happened kinda fast I must say.
     
  5. Sonic Angel Knight

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    Young girl finds dead body while playing pokemon go.:creep:
     
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    That escalated quickly.
     
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    that MIDI sequencer
    that's why we have Windows Phones
     
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    No software's not a failure, it's a feature?

    Because Nintendo has got the concepts of security arse backwards and follows the same reactionary idiot path of bad newspapers and politicians? I always thought their weak security meant we could have nice things like this site, I guess it cuts both ways.
     
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  9. DKB

    DKB FUCK OFF

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    I thought this wasn't made by Nintendo. So, the fuck are they going to do?

    :^)
     
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    I hope this doesn't cause them to pull this game because I actually bought a new phone just to play it!
    (I was intending to buy a new one before, this just made me get off my ass and actually buy one.)
     
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  11. DKB

    DKB FUCK OFF

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    They won't. People get robbed/killed over their phones all the time, even without the Pokemon Go app.
     
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    Well, there has already been one person run over that's trying to sue for 51 million dollars. Even though he wasn't paying attention to his surroundings
     
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    Maybe this will be the first Pokemon game that your mom tells you not to go outside when its late. Not saying I see people walking alone outside in their PJ's with smartphone in hand looking for Pokemon at midnight.
     
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    Bets on that there wasn't a "look where you are going you dopey bastard" message on the startup screen and thus their case has some merit.
     
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    At least the rapists get an easy life now. They just program the bush of their choice and the waves of kids will never end.

    All they will see is a shiny Shaymin.
     
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    Picturing the robbers going to jail and explaining why they're there to other convicts:

    "What you in for man?"

    "I robbed someone using Pokemon GO."

    *blank stares from every direction*
     
  17. Sonic Angel Knight

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    If what you saying is true, how come this isn't your avatar?:creep:

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    Well next we will hear stories about how people started losing weight and being active cause of pokemon go.
    NIntendo strikes again with excercise software just like Wii fit! :P
     
  18. Justinde75

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    Imagine ninty taking down pokemon go oh my god
     
  19. RustInPeace

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    I was kind of bummed that my phone doesn't support Go, but reading all these different stories about the app makes up for it.
     
  20. supergamer368

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    Darn. I was gonna get this game, too late now. "Make sure to get Pokemon Go ANNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNND It's gone"