Ever wondered what a deserted London might look like? Like 28 Days but with everyone gone? This could be what it looks like…… and it’s damned unnerving.
Source: Video: Empty London | Londonist
If you have played the original Pokemon games, you’ll know Abra was a headache to catch, using Teleport to escape at its first opportunity. The only way to stop this was to either catch him on your first go, or use a skill that would stop him using that move – such as one that induces sleep.
In GO, he still makes an appearance, but will escape at his first opportunity. I managed to hatch one out of an egg while I was at home:
And this morning, at Victoria Rail Station, managed to find (and catch) a wild one. A lot weaker than the one out of the egg, but still 😀
My technique was to use a Great Ball (have picked up a ton of those recently) and curveball him. Managed to get a curveball + nice bonus this way.
The Tower of London. A great tourist attraction. Great history…. and a bloody Magikarp nest.
Still can’t complain, picked up a couple of Dratinis here (not enough to call it a Dratini nest) and also picked up the infamous Pikachu. Pikachu is the only Pokemon in the game that I have encountered so far that actually uses a voice rather than computer-generated screeches and squeals for its signature call.
This explains why Parson Street was closed just after Tenterden Grove on my way into work this morning.
Picture the scene: it’s 7am, you’ve managed to drag yourself out of bed and to the station in time for your train and you’re sadly clutching your coffee and waiting to fight for a seat, only to be lied to by someone you’ve never met.
That cheerful voice that booms over the speaker announcing signal failures, a cow on the tracks or even this, is the real reason you’re often late to work. If the announcer would only tell the truth, life would be a whole lot easier.
You’ll recognise these common public transport announcments but what do they really mean?
1. The delay prediction
What they say: ‘The 6.30 train to Birmingham is running approximately ten minutes late.’
What they mean: ‘Ha, ten minutes late, as if! Enjoy standing out in the cold for at least another half an hour.’
2. The platform change
What they say: ‘The…
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