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People are exquisitely trolling the Westboro Baptist Church using Pokémon Go

Pokémon Go's launch has been a bit rubbish in the UK.

The app can be downloaded via a third-party site, but as of Saturday 9 July, it's still not yet available on the App Store or Google Play.

It has, however, launched in the US.

The game involves roaming around, searching for and training pokémon based on your location.

You can also set up and challenge gyms when you hit a certain level.

Among the funnier things to have already happened over the pond since the launch is that an indomitable Clefairy has apparently taken over a gym in the location of the infamously intolerant anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church.

Which is apparently a gym. Which feels like trolling.

The kicker is that the Clefairy is apparently named LoveisLove, a gay rights motto, which flies a little in the face of their generally despicable mantra.

And unless the WBC train to be the very best, like no-one ever was, it looks like LoveisLove is going to be sticking around.

Looks like the Westboro Baptist Church is blasting off again.

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