Poke Stop and Gym Names Are Hilarious... And Sometimes Heartwarming
Pokemon Go has taken the world by storm. The augmented-reality game is already the 10th highest grossing app of all time in the Google Play Store, and has made news all over the world for a variety of strange reasons, such asthis girl who found a dead body while searching for Pokemon.
Needless to say, there are millions of trainers out there trying to catch them all, and many have come across Pokemon, item-filling Poke Stops, and Gyms in some strange places.
The dead give great Pokeballs
In fact, many trainers have found that the majority of Poke Spots in their area lie in graveyards or churches. Some have expressed discomfort at disturbing the dead or approaching the religious, but most trainers are willing to set aside any other feelings in their desperate attempt to get more balls.
Others have found inconspicuous Poke Spots with hilarious names. Here are some of the best ones we've found so far. Thanks for the laughs, Niantec!
Wooden bench with unnecessarily elaborate shade structure:
The dead gazebo of Meadow Lane:
Some trainers have taken it upon themselves to inject some more humor into our collective Pokemon journey by giving their Pokemon stationed at gyms fittingly clever nicknames:
Unfortunately, Merica has since been taken over by various other Pokemon. The battle for the White House continues!
Better add this sacrilege to your weekly confession, IndyHydro
Best of all, trainers are using their Pokemon gyms to offer poignant messages of tolerance and love. Spread peace and happiness, trainers!
Pinknose is the hero we needed this week
Keep on keeping on, fellow trainers! And let us know about your own funny, weird, or heartwarming Pokemon Go stories in the comments below!