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Comment Re:Well duh (Score 1) 141

I've had mixed results (Chicago). Sometimes ordering multiple items (not from the same business) together to get the free shipping will cause delays. I've had a few orders take over a week just to be shipped. On the other hand, my most recent order included multiple items and was shipped the Friday I ordered it and delivered on Monday. They even attempted delivery on Sunday.

Comment Re:Who cares if they actually help (Score 1) 150

You won't *have* to use one, but if you want the lower rates you will.

Why can't I just point them to Strava. When running 70 mile weeks, does it really matter how many steps I take the rest of the day? My Garmin has those stupid features available. An hour after a 20 mile run it's beeping, telling me to move again. Fuck you, it's nap time.

Comment Re:Pet Rock (Score 1) 194

Related to the second issue is that you see people playing on bicycles, motorized vehicles, and other means that are essentially cheating..

I would agree with you if not for the fact the game already shorts you on distance when travelling by foot. I used to play on my easy runs (7-8mph) and would only get credit for about 30% of the distance I ran towards my eggs.

My biggest problem with the game was the instability. Game would crash half the time I tried to battle/train at gyms. Even being near too many of the gyms caused problems. Also there changes to the capture and flee rate drove me nuts. Having 100CP Weedles breaking out of 3-4 super balls and then fleeing gets old really quick.

Comment Re:Good thing you have a choice (Score 1) 537

Why would they need any signage? There are plenty of buildings where I will lose all reception. It may not be intentional, but they don't need any signs saying "Little to no cell reception in here". It's like the people calling for Niantic to have a more verbose warning in Pokemon Go. There are already trespassing laws and many states ban cell phone use while driving. Why does everyone always insist that we are responsible for constantly protecting fools from their own stupidity?

Comment Re:Americans getting exercise finally (Score 1) 174

As I understand it, there are nocturnal Pokemon that are only found at night. Of course, parks close at dusk around here, so the cops have been shooing people away. A local police department posted on Facebook a picture of a dozen people next to the sign saying the park closes at dusk after they were called there.

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