When there is romance in the air, it’s time to think about planning a special date. But, what do you do if your date is one of the new 8 million Pokemon Go addicts? Well, it’s time to get a little nerdtastic and plan a perfect “Pokemon Go Date Night”! Below you’ll find a few cool new tips for enjoying the app to the fullest while turning it into a fun date night you’ll both enjoy geeking out over.
Dress For The Occasion
The hot new trend among gamers is to go on themed anime dates or attend conventions dressed in Pokemon Go cosplay outfits to add to the epic experience. Convincing your date to dress up like a character that reminds you of the Pokemon Go app, the Pokemon video game or TV show such as Ash, Brock, Misty, The Professor, Team Rocket, a Pokemon Trainer like your personal customized Trainer character, or even a Pokemon could be the highlight of the date as you grab snapshots of each other within the Pokemon Go app dressed like Ash or Misty with a cute Pokemon in between you or on your shoulder. These will make fantastic social media shares, memes, postcards, Christmas cards, and ultimately sweet memories of your unforgettable time together.
Bring A Gift To Match The Theme
Ever notice how girls swoon over flowers, chocolates and jewelry? Well, Pokemon fans and gamers (guys or girls) tend to do the same thing when it comes to anything cool that’s Pokemon themed. For example, plastic Poke balls with Pokemon figures inside, trading cards from the newer sets of the Pokemon Trading Card Game, plush animals from the recent or older video games and TV series, T-shirts, Hats, and a host of other novelties. Choose something fun and surprise your date during your Pokemon Go Adventure together. Maybe while they are catching a Pokemon, you can pull out a small figure or plush toy as a reward for making a great capture of a high CP (catch points) Pokemon.
Plan Your Date Near Poke Stops With Lures
In the thick of adventuring, you and your date will be thrilled to know there is a “game plan” to getting even more out of your time spent looking for wild Pokemon and visiting Gyms. Right now, the world is learning all about the ins and outs of Pokemon Go. You will be surprised how many people as business owners are jumping for joy at the thought of being able to attract new customers to their shops, hotels, and restaurants or other attractions simply by using the Pokemon Go app when they are located near a Poke Stop. By spending just a tiny bit of money each day to purchase lures that they can activate at key customer visitation times, they are attracting hundreds to even thousands of customers in a week’s time. A lure offers visitors the scavenger hunt of a lifetime with lots of wild Pokemon all being drawn to that very location.
What does this mean for you? You and your date can benefit from these free lures in action by scouting out your favorite restaurants, theme parks, and other attractions that you might enjoy focusing your evening around. You’ll know you are near a Poke Stop with a lure turned on when you see the swirls of hearts or blossoms in the air all around it on the map in the app.
Attend A Pokemon Go Event Gathering
In recent days, many larger businesses, theme parks and attractions have started creating Pokemon Go themed events by holding a gathering at a specified location (normally near several Poke Stops and Gyms), and inviting the masses to come join them either free of charge or for a nominal fee. The big draw of course is that they are all offering free lure modules being turned on all day or all night to enhance your overall experience. These lures may attract some very cool elusive and rare Pokemon like Beedrill, Scyther, Slowbro, and other favorites!
At these events, hundreds of people will come to gather and walk around lakes, parks, and other areas perfect for hatching eggs, competing against other teams in the Gyms, or gaining some training in their own team’s Gym, plus finding new wild Pokemon. These events are sometimes near large stretches of restaurants and shops – perfect to plan your date as you’ll get to eat, shop, fellowship with other gamers, and even get lucky with some huge amounts of experience points to level up your Trainer characters and power up and evolve your Pokemon. Don’t forget to wear your Pokemon Go Team shirts to support your Gym! Hopefully through all this awesomeness you will actually impress your date and gain a girlfriend/boyfriend too (or really impress your spouse/partner)!
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