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Author Topic: Pokemon Go -- who wants to be friends?  (Read 36686 times)

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Offline Loona

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Re: Pokemon Go -- who wants to be friends?
« Reply #165 on: January 29, 2020, 09:39:38 PM »
I'm the same Haruna - except I've felt this for some time now :P I only ever really played with games that contain the first two gens (or rather up to Johto), so all the rest (apart from a few exceptions that I got to know from here and there, accidentally) are new to me. I've kinda got used to walking around unknown Pokémon for now :blush: Many times I don't mind, but I do have to admit that most of the newer Pokémon don't appeal to me as much - I don't know if it's more due to the lack of familiarity and nostalgy, or because they really are different. Some of them don't even make much sense to me. Like, take Foongus, with its pokéball-patterned hat - why would a creature appear in nature that resembles something that humans invented to catch such creatures? :blink:
(yes, I wondered the same about Voltorb back then, but at least that doesn't have all the same pattern)

I'm also finding the distance recording buggy... I don't have adventure sync turned on, but when I walk while playing, I get much less kilometres than what I'm actually travelling... and I'm getting more and more certain the game doesn't record the distance walked/travelled while in catching or battling (Team Rocket) mode, nor does it seem to record any travel time spent travelling faster than at walking speed. For example, I usually play the game in the morning, on my way to work (which is a trip of approximately 5 kilometres via public transport), yet I hardly ever walk 5 kilometres according to the "report" on Monday mornings. The only explanation I see for this (other than it not recording "faster than walking" travel time at all) is that the trip is full of pokéstops, and when I'm not madly spinning, I'm catching something. I rarely spend time just walking and doing nothing else - which is, I think, the only thing it would actually record. Oh well, it is what it is...

I didn't have a chance to participate in the Piplup Community Day, but I also caught a few shinies recently, the weirdest being shiny Alolan Vulpix (hatched). I say weird because it doesn't look any different from the non-shiny version. I have to look at them *really* hard to tell them apart, and then too I think I only see the difference because I want to see it. I haven't even noticed it's a shiny until I was browsing my Pokémon storage and noticed the shiny icon there :lookround:
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Re: Pokemon Go -- who wants to be friends?
« Reply #166 on: January 30, 2020, 03:19:15 PM »
One of my field tasks was to get 5 great curveball throws in a row.  I managed 4. :cry:

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Re: Pokemon Go -- who wants to be friends?
« Reply #167 on: February 06, 2020, 04:56:28 AM »
One of my field tasks was to get 5 great curveball throws in a row.  I managed 4. :cry:
I hate that one! I had the simpler one of making 3 great curveball throws in a row (for the Jirachi quest) and it is *ridiculously frustrating.* 4 in a row is awesome! Good luck on the 5 in a row!

I didn't have a chance to participate in the Piplup Community Day, but I also caught a few shinies recently, the weirdest being shiny Alolan Vulpix (hatched). I say weird because it doesn't look any different from the non-shiny version. I have to look at them *really* hard to tell them apart, and then too I think I only see the difference because I want to see it. I haven't even noticed it's a shiny until I was browsing my Pokémon storage and noticed the shiny icon there :lookround:
:drool: I wish we lived close enough to trade; I've been obsessing about shiny Alolan Vulpix way too much, lol. You're right; it's really hard to tell the difference between the shiny and the regular!

Speaking of Vulpix, for the recent voting event I tried to vote for a Vulpix community day, which would have included Alolan Vulpix, but the votes went to Rhyhorn instead.  -_- I think Rhyhorn's evolutions are better Pokemon for battling, but I don't care as much about that as I do one of my favorite Pokemon. Still, maybe some day they'll do Vulpix!

The short Minccino event this past Sunday was fun. Such an adorable Pokemon. I played with my sister and we caught a bunch. The first one I encountered puzzled me for a split second. "it's . . . pink?" I quickly realized it was an adorable shiny Minccino :heart: I know so little about this new generation that I had no idea what its shiny looked like. I'm constantly being surprised by unfamiliar Pokemon.

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Re: Pokemon Go -- who wants to be friends?
« Reply #168 on: February 14, 2020, 10:00:32 PM »
Well...that was just mean.  I had to catch one more whismer to finish a field task and it turned into ditto.  So now I still need one more.   :P

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Re: Pokemon Go -- who wants to be friends?
« Reply #169 on: February 14, 2020, 11:30:20 PM »
So we finally have a Safari Zone in the UK... But it's in Liverpool. Seriously surprised that Niantic haven't done a single event in London yet. Eh. Apparently tickets were advertised at £12 but that didn't include taxes/fees which makes it... £18 a ticket. For a bunch of 'mons that even the most casual of players will already have. Save for Relicanth (I'm pretty sure I can easily find someone to trade with locally on that one).

I'll pass... Not that I can find anywhere cheap that would take me to Liverpool anyway, heh.
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Re: Pokemon Go -- who wants to be friends?
« Reply #170 on: February 26, 2020, 03:02:34 PM »
Don't forget to catch your Pikachu and Eevee with party hats on!  Also, I caught a machamp this morning.   :shocked:

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Re: Pokemon Go -- who wants to be friends?
« Reply #171 on: February 28, 2020, 10:39:08 AM »
Don't forget to catch your Pikachu and Eevee with party hats on!  Also, I caught a machamp this morning.   :shocked:
Whoa! I'm liking this event -- there's more of a variety of Pokemon, and even though the hat thing has been overused I like seeing my favorite Pokemon, Eevee, with a little hat.

I've had only 1 or 2 Pokemon storage spaces available at times, so I'm "retiring" some of the 'mons I've been keeping since 2016. My sister has Let's Go, Eevee on the Switch and I'm going to send some that I never use but still have an attachment to to a park where they can live happily. ^.^