Weird Things That Have Happened To People While Playing “Pokémon Go”

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These days, "Pokémon Go" is the craze everyone is talking about. This is a game that has got the netizens addicted to their mobile phones.

"Pokémon Go" is a free app that people can explore their neighbourhood with while they're walking and playing the game.

Though this game is driving people crazy, there are a few games out there that have shown the gamers the rude side of the world.

Here, in this article, we've shared the list of weird things that people have found out or have been exposed to while they were playing "Pokémon Go".

From finding out about a cheating boyfriend to finding a dead body in the neighbourhood, there are many things that people have found out while playing Pokémon Go.

Read on to know more.

The Teen Who Discovered A Dead Body

Who would have imagined finding a dead body while playing a game? Well, a teen named Shayla Wiggens found a dead body floating near a river in her neighbourhood. The cops revealed that the man had died from drowning. The gamer girl however mentioned that this incident will not stop her from playing her favourite game.

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A Man Was Caught Cheating While Playing The Game

Evan Scribner claims that he is single now after he played the game, as his girlfriend caught him cheating with his ex. His girlfriend had a look at his game activity and saw that he had caught a Pokémon while at his ex's house. This was enough to break the relationship.

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This Game Helped Certain Gamers Overcome Anxiety & Depression

Researches revealed that by playing this game a few people were able to fight depression and overcome anxiety. What better way for the gamers to get hooked to the game than this!

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People Got Injured While Playing This Game

Since the game has been launched, there have been over 100,000 downloads and there are reports of people even falling in ditches or having hurt themselves while playing this game. Now, this is a major concern!

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The Robbers Who Targeted The Gamers

These guys knew the right trick to rob the enthusiastic players who wandered a little more deep while playing the game. These guys made the perfect move and robbed the players. Now, they're chilling behind the bars after being caught!

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Delivering A Baby Moment!

A crazy fan of this game could not let go of the game even when his wife was in labour. The man named Jonathan Theriot took the net by storm by posting this picture while his wife was in labour with their third child. Crazy isn't it?

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A Pinch Of Malware

Last, but not the least! This can happen to people who have downloaded the app from other sources and not from the original Google Play Store. If you are really keen on playing this game, then make sure you are downloading from an authorised site!

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Story first published: Thursday, July 14, 2016, 11:23 [IST]
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