The world seemed like a much better place around the time PokémonGo came out, I miss that.
Except when the servers went out. That made the world burn.
True, my city felt so lively during the hype and died instantly after the hype. No one played anymore and Pkmn go became a joke.
Couldn't agree more. It brought people together in a very unique way.
I always believed it was why the backlash was so hard.
Niantic had made something seriously amazing, a huge game changer. People were talking about how it was going to be a socioeconomic force due to all the positive interactions you had with strangers and the incentive to venture into parts of town you'd never go to otherwise. It was going to make gamers fit, bring money to local businesses, revive public parks, bring friends and families together, cure cancer, defeat lord voldemort, everything.
Then the tracker went down and all that went to shit in a few days. It was like being handed a bar of gold only to realize it was made of wood.
Edit: My new top comment! "I'm not like other girls. I have cancer." has finally been dethroned!
As a kid, all I wanted was to be an adult. Tonight, I had 3 bottles of wine and a bag of popcorn for dinner and I realized, it was totally worth the wait.
In Finnish there is one word for that.
"Kalsarikännit" = Drinking by yourself at your house in your underwear with no intention of going out
It is quite typical hobby here in weekends. Nobody says nothing if they ask at work how was your weekend and I answer that had "kalsarikänni".
As a Finn I'd just like to add that it's perfectly fine to kalsarikännit without any underwear too.
Three bottles of wine? I don't think that'll feel good in the morning.
It's all fun and games til your doctor says you have high blood pressure and you're at risk for diabetes.
Live it up
I feel like picking the numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 would have no chance of winning the lottery, but they have just as much of a chance as any other set of numbers.
Someone I know once read an article with some stats about lottery results and I could NOT convince them that every number combination has the same chance. They were like "yea but 80% of winning tickets the numbers added up to more than X and less than Y" and I was like "yea because there are more combinations with that sum" and they're like "wtf I don't get it"
They're not playing the lottery because of their mathematical acumen.
That's amazing -- that's the combination on my luggage!
Whoa, you throwin a lot of big words out there. And because I don't understand them, ima take them as an insult.
We live in a world where community service is a punishment
Just watched V for vendetta and Idiocracy and I think they might have a good grasp of the future.
I'd like to thank to all the good people who upvoted,
but I'd also like to thank all those who found this post as a garbage and serve the Reddit community by keeping it clear of the garbage by downvoting and burying it deep under ground.
AND you're doing it for free.
You're the real MVP!
Picking up trash on the side of a highway in 90 degree weather is a punishment.
They're trying to force you to be a better person, I guess.
Yes, by shame (so you do not repeat the crime).
But they're making volunteering shameful activity.
So... do you really become better person?
I was about to ask if i could volunteer for community service to get paid then i realised that's what a job is.
It's weird people compare life to a roller coaster, because on a roller coaster, the downhill parts are the most fun.
Youre really about that rollercoaster life arent you
Life is like a rollercoaster, you wait two hours in line for 30 seconds of thrill.
Just like life. That drug fueled free fall is the best!
Just like the last time I had sex!
Sometimes I think the greatest benefit to freedom of speech is that it gives terrible people an opportunity to expose themselves publicly.
Personally, I prefer people expressing themselves freely. This gives me the information I need to know if I want to associate with them or not.
It also allows people wrongly regarded as terrible to challenge the dominant culture. That is truly the greatest benefit. It allowed gay rights, for example. And it will improve other things as well.
Protect free speech at all costs. Including hate speech. Silencing the voice of someone you don't agree with not only removes their right to express themselves, you remove your right to hear their ideas and come to your own conclusion. Censorship is a two-way street.
I feel like people are accidentally realizing the value of freedom of speech. If your ideas are good they can compete with the market of other ideas.
Washing machines should have a reservoir tank that I have pour a whole jug of detergent in and it automatically dispenses the correct amount via small pump every load.
I feel like this must be a thing.
It's called a laundry service. Some even pick up and deliver to your house.
GE tried it with their front load washers 5 or 6 years ago as well, they turned the washer's pedestal into the reservoir, half detergent, half softener... it did all the work but since it was a couple hundred dollars extra no one ever bought it...
"I've saved entire minutes of time annually! Minutes!"
My parents used to say there would be people offering drugs to me for free until I got addicted to them and then would charge exorbitant prices for it. Looking at the games in the app stores nowadays, I think those drug dealers all turned into game developers.
Edit: Wow this blew up. Frontpage and gilded, I'm living the redditor's dream here. This thought came about when I offered to buy my 13-year-old cousin whatever he needed -- he wanted me to buy him virtual coins in some game (supposedly free) he plays in his family's tablet.
Many of these large gaming companies actually hire addiction specialists/psycholgists for just that purpose.
I just imagine parents teaching their six year old on the economics behind drug addiction.
"Now okay Timmy listen, little Johnny over there still owes you 20 dollars from last week, so bust his knee caps with this iron golfclub."
I had this guy tell me that spending $20k on Clash Royale was okay because it was only 10% of his salary. I was just sitting there thinking what I could do if I even had $20k lmao.
edit: Thanks guys for the karma, never expected this comment to get that much visibility 🙏🙏🙏
When flirting biting your lower lip is sexy, but biting your upper lip isn't
edit: woow front page, this is actually my first post ever and i have no idea why you guys like it so much, but thank you, and special thanks to the kind stranger giving me gold
I'm guessing everyone here just bit both lips after reading that.
Thanks for notifying me to bite my lips! The girl in front of me smiled at first and was creeped out shortly after
It said bite, not chew..
After reading the first comment, yes.
Giving candy to a baby is way worse than taking candy from a baby.
For people who don't get it, which is a little surprising, babies can choke on the candy. I lost faith in people on this subreddit
choking/unhealthy habits hell yeah. Take all the candy from the babies!!!! The movement starts now.
Check out sugar tits over here.
Now I can steal their candy and feel good about it. Thanks OP.