5 Things We Can Blame On Pokemon Go

Cut In Productivity

Cut In Productivity

We know all about Pokemon Go and it's supposed benefits to people trying to shake off anxiety and depression. It's getting them out of the house and exercising, too. But we want to hate on it because we don't like it. What can we do?

Well, if you're a boss then you have reason to hate it...

It's Causing Accidents

It's Causing Accidents

So you probably shouldn't go wandering on to a busy road looking for a Squirtle (you know, whatever the Hell that is!) but we also know what people are like, don't we?

There have been a handful of reports claiming people are putting their lives and those of others at risk by not looking where they're walking and wandering on to the road.



Dead Bodies

Dead Bodies

Let's clear one thing up first; we aren't suggesting that Pokemon Go is resulting in dead bodies (although it very well could as mentioned in the last point regarding traffic). Actually, it's hard to say whether this is a bad thing or a good thing....

It's not good when someone dies but if it were me, I'd like that someone discovered my lifeless corpse.

Just last week, a 19-year-old in Wyoming came across a dead body whilst on the hunt for Pokemon.

Luring Victims

Luring Victims

This one is awesome for the Pokemon haters. It's being used to lure robbery victims!

“The way we believe (the app) was used is you can add a beacon to a Pokéstop to lure more players,” said the Facebook page of the O’Fallon Police Department earlier this week, following a series of robberies believed to be carried out by a group of teens between the ages of 16 and 18.



The Police Have Got Better Things To Do

The Police Have Got Better Things To Do

Players are wandering in to places like court houses and police stations.

The good (and bad) people who run our police and judicial systems have much better things to do (like shoot innocent black guys) than show Pokemon users the door.