Verbraucherschützer mahnen Pokémon Go ab, Zocker crasht in Polizei-Auto und mehr vom Pokémon Hypetrain

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Ich war gestern in diesem hervorragenden Laden namens „Waren ohne Mängel“ und habe mir dort eine handvoll tadelloser PokéBalls Flummies gekauft. Der einzige Grund: An der Ecke hatte jemand ein Lock-Modul platziert. Der Ladenbesitzer kannte das Game tatsächlich und ich hab’ ihm kurz erklärt, wie er mit Pokéstops und Lures vielleicht noch mehr Kunden in den Laden kaufen kann, immerhin haben die da ganz nette Toys und Brettspiele und eben Flummies. Ich liebe Flummies.

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