[FTW] Getting a Pokemon from "any" QR Code?

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  1. Posghetti
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    My little brothers and I were playing Smash Bros. before we decided to play some good ole Pokemon and have a few battles. My brothers wanted to go around and catch Pokemon first because their current mons weren't diverse enough and one of them decided to mess with a random QR Code off of a Math book and got a Pokemon! After us 3 finding out about this weird occasion, I decided to get some evidence together and have you guys help explain to me about how QR Codes work and why the QR Scanner thinks that they're Pokemon QR's.

    The video is RAW footage, don't mind my little sister's voice :P
    I tried getting clearer pictures of the QR Code, but my phone would just not co-operate. :mellow:

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    Wow that's cool! I guess I'm also wondering now.
     
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    This has been known for a while but nice find anyways!
    Also you only get pokedex info and not the pokemon
     
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    What pokemon did she get? And I have no idea how that happened.
     
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    Well I guess *he didn't get a Pokemon, just the dex info, but it was a Gloom (as seen in the video)

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    Really? I haven't seen anything about it before.
    Ah well, just thought I'd share anyways, thanks for clearing up the Pokemon and dex info.
     
  6. xtheman

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    Yeah nobody really talks about it but I (and likely others) tried scanning random codes the second it was out.
     
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    Cool, this probably should have been a blog though. Might get moved
     
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  8. SonicCloud

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    Yeah , i believe some guy scanned Yo-Kai-Watch! QR Codes and they worked



    This guy has also scanned Miis and Pokemon TCG Codes :ninja: and i think those worked too!
     
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