As Pokemons can appear in any landmarks, it may well appear at our National Day Parade today! Let's predict what could happen with so many avid players around:
1. Pokemon Go players would start staring at their phones the moment they get out of the MRT, searching for Pokemons. Being their oblivious self, they might end up bumping onto you in the crowd or cause an even more absurd jam in the queue if they are all trying to catch the little monsters at that one location.
2. Ushers would have an extra role to play today with people asking for directions to catch the Pokemons instead of getting to the performance venue directly.
3. You might observe Kiasu Pokemon Go players arriving at the Stadium earlier to navigate around to catch Pokemons. They might also want to be in the front row, just in case they see a Pokemon appear on stage.
4. Instead of taking pictures of the show, commenting about the performance, and singing Majulah Singapura, you might hear the pe...
Since the launch of Pokemon Go yesterday in Singapore, one would have observed a surge in the number of people who would randomly stand in the middle of nowhere and staring at their phone screen for a period of time, such as in the middle of an MRT platform and a park, sitting around the coffee shop for long hours, oblivious to their surroundings. As a curious onlooker, I would peep into their screen and realised that they are searching for the cute little monsters. What else could it have been but Pokemon Go?
But just a word of caution to place safety first as you catch them all. The craze has resulted in a number of accident cases and caused injuries in a number of regions since it was launched.
A teen was hit by a car while catching Pokemons in the US and her mom blames the game.
Obsession with the game may reduce your alertness while on the go, and it is no laughing matter if you get hit by an ongoing vehicle. Parents should limit the number of hours and impose restri...