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Pokémon Go: Week 10 [20160927|14:04]
Mad Scientess Jane Expat
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For various reasons, I'm planning to reward myself with a very, very long Pokéwalk when I'm in London this week. Are you still playing? Has anyone just started? All types and levels of squee are welcome in the comments.

  • I HATCHED A LICKITUNG! From a 5k egg I picked up in the USA, I think.
  • I also hatched another Vulpix. I’m still not in reasonable candy number/walking distance to a Ninetails, especially with several other candidates that are 5 candies or less from their first evolution.
  • I popped a Lucky Egg and deployed the Spreadsheet of Evolve. I now have: Kadabra, Abrok, Machoke, Primeape, Gloom, Parasect, Graveler and Rapidash.
  • I didn’t even get to the 16 Pidgey evolutions before the Egg ran out, but did them afterward and reached Level 24.
  • I maxed out the Kanto medal with the latest set of evolutions. 102 registered in the Pokédex.
  • Very close to maxing out the Collector (2000 Pokémon caught!), Scientist and Backpacker medals.
  • I now have two Gyarados. So many Magikarp. But it’s worth it because the end result is another beautiful blue dragon. My new dragon is CP1800+ and over 400 kg. Ginormous.
  • Most of the way to silver medals in the following, but assume achieving gold is probably not a sustainable goal: Fisherman, Ruin Maniac, Hiker and Hex Maniac.
  • That said, every time my interest begins to wane, I have a trip to London and I get hooked all over again.
  • I walked my Ponyta for 27 km until I earned a fire unicorn. O gorgeous Rapidash. Such a shame that to stroke your mane and tail is to set one’s hand alight. <333
  • Currently walking my Omanyte. Three candies to Oma-something-or-other!
  • This past weekend I was walking with Keiki in a Poké-rich location. I came across a gym headed by a CP400-ish Pidgeotto and thought, aha, I can take this before Keiki gets bored in his pushchair, so I’ll just have a quick play. No sooner had I installed my Rainer (Vaporeon) atop the gym than a door nearby opened and a boy rushed out. “Was that you?” he demanded. “Er, yes,” I replied, taken aback. “That was my best Pokémon,” he replied, crestfallen. “Oh, um, sorry,” I said. There was a pause. “Tell you what, I’ll drop a lure on that Pokéstop and maybe you can catch something even better.” I did, and he pootled happily back inside, thereby hopefully mitigating the Adult Woman Accidentally Ruins Child’s Day scenario. WHOOPS


(PS I made a thread on [personal profile] littlebutfierce’s A Wild Love Meme Appears. I don’t normally do these things but I could use it right now so if you feel like saying a Nice Thing or two I’d appreciate it, thank you.)

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[User Picture]From: mysterysquid
2016-09-28 08:00 (UTC)
:D
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2016-09-28 08:24 (UTC)
:D! Happy days.
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[User Picture]From: owlfish
2016-09-28 10:43 (UTC)
I hatched my first Lapras yesterday! It's half again the CP of my next most powerful Pokemon.

I caught my first Kadabra last week. I love its spoon!

I've been playing in tiny increments, doing the school run back and forth, but only once or twice a week, when I go into London, have I been making any real progress lately.

Edited at 2016-09-28 10:43 am (UTC)
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2016-09-28 12:48 (UTC)
Ooh, congratulations on the Lapras! I still haven't got one. I live in hope.

The Kadabra's spoon is excellent. I'd seen its shadow before and thought, I want the spoon-wielding Pokémon. I was delighted when it turned out to be the evolved Abra.

It's definitely a game optimised for urban environments. Not so great for us countryside residents!
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[User Picture]From: grammaravenger
2016-09-30 13:21 (UTC)
I finally hatched a Snorlax. I'm level 25 and it's my first one. Much excite!! I am really lacking in the uber Pokemon. I'm still 300 candies away from a Gyrados. I do have a Dragonite, but its CP is under 300. I just caught in the wild a zillion levels ago. I only have enough candy to power it up once or twice.

Where I have mainly been playing is downtown Denver, which is lousy with rock/ground, fire, and electric types, which is how I'm such a high level with so few awesome Pokemon. I've caught 170 Ponyta and evolved 10 or more Rapidashes. I wish they would implement trading. Buddy, I can hook you up with Rhyhorns, Geodudes, Ponytas, and Magnemites like you wouldn't believe, but just want some water types and Evees!
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2016-10-10 09:11 (UTC)
Oh, congratulations on the Snorlax, and lucky you! I've only ever seen a shadow of a Snorlax - and, of course, plenty of them rotating sleepily atop gyms. Have you walked your Dragonite at all?

I would be thrilled to trade you some Goldeens, Magikarp (I'm well on the way to a third Gyarados which is just a bit ridiculous), Psyducks and Slowpokes!
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