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Pokemon Go documentary shows the madness it created in New York City

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Some people are really dedicated

If you're not convinced that hundreds of people in packed dense locations are playing Pokemon Go yet, give this short documentary from Alexander Steinerg a watch.

In this doc you'll find (and this is real):

  • An unsuspecting passerby businessman who makes adorably coy faces
  • A guy who hasn't showered in four days and eats from food trucks
  • A teen who is too scared to announce his team in public
  • People who consider jumping barriers to parks for a Gyrados
  • A kid who made his own dope Pokemon hat
  • A guy who will go to Compton to catch Mew

The dude at 7:30 in explains it all: "anything can fucking happen!"

Man this game! It's so cool to see this social phenomenon unfold. When it does plateau eventually I hope some of this madness is still around. I wonder how many people will stick around for Gold/Silver, which was better than the Red/Blue era by the way.

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