Pokémon Go is Life: 2.0.
It reportedly heals mental health issues as quickly as it makes them, and gets a generation of Netflix-couch-surfers active and interacting with the world again.
People exercise more,meet more people more often, and it’s all because of an Augmented Reality app which has you chasing animal–like creatures in real places, from parks to sex shops and museums.
According to some reports, nearly 10 million people play Pokémon Go daily, and when the server went down on Saturday as a result of a DDOS attack by hackers, people were beside themselves.
The person who left this note on their door is definitely not one of those people:
The whole Pokémon hunt is by far the stupidest thing I have ever seen, and I have lived through:
- Hammer pants
- Crystal Pepsi
- Trcikle-down economics
- The First-Past-The-Post electoral system
- People taking Jean Chretien seriously
- The Macarena
- The “Will-enium”
- The presidency of George W. Bush
- The seasons of CSI: Miami
There is a bar up the street and around the corner. Go there. Have a beer, and seriously think about your life choices.
No one knows where the sign was left, but people on Twitter aren't pulling any punches:
Some appear to have followed the sage advise
One user pointed out what an awful time they had playing the game with their child
Others are trying to convince the Scrooge that the game is fun, really...
But mostly, it's Challenge Accepted:
To be fair, if people have been trespassing on the person's property, the anger is understandable.
But the contempt is a bit much...
And maybe their property is the site of a PokéStop, and if so, the person is morally obligated to host all of the Pokémon Trainers.
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