50 Places Where We Really Wish People Would Stop Trying to Catch Pokemon, Ranked

Nana's funeral? Not appropriate.

By The Editors
July 15, 2016 9:00 am

While the popularity of Pokémon Go has done much to better Nintendo’s bottom line, it hasn’t done much in the way of bettering society as a whole. 

In fact, it’s turned some segments of the population into augmented-reality-creature-hunthing lunatics who have completely lost their grip on human decency.  

An opinion, but not just ours.

It’s become such an issue that the Department of Veterans Affairs had to formally issue a statement asking people not to go to Pokémon Gyms in cemeteries and, as you’ll see from the list below, that’s just the tip of the iceberg. 

F you, Pikachu.

50. The Church of Scientology.

49. Westboro Baptist Church (actually, that’s OK).

48. Ex-girlfriend’s apartment.

47. Current girlfriend’s apartment.

46. Liquor stores.

45. Gas stations.

44. Concerts. 

43. Near dead bodies in Wyoming.

42. Public bathrooms in North Carolina.

41. Public bathrooms everywhere else. 

40. While driving.

39. Strip clubs

38. Central Park

37. Courtrooms

36. Ubers.

35. Baseball games.

34. Arlington National Cemetery.

33. The British Open. 

32. Hillary Clinton campaign events.

31. Deflategate protests. 

30. Whilst strolling with a child. 

29. At Tom’s place. 

28. Near dead bodies in New Hampshire.

27. Malls. 

26. Prisons

25. In Trump’s “hair.”

24. The Pentagon.

23. Places of worship. 

22. Homeless shelters. 

21. Whilst fighting ISIS

20. The Holocaust Museum.

19. Actual gyms. 

18. Crime scenes

17. Bars. 

16. Morgues. 

15. Near dead bodies in San Diego.

14. Nuclear power plants

13. Hospital delivery rooms.

12. The subway.

11. At Subway. 

10. Funerals

9. The edge of cliffs.

8. Orphanages.

7. Abortion memorials.

6. Whilst getting abortions

5. The Auschwitz Museum.

4. The 9/11 Memorial.

3. My Nana’s house.

2. Zika clinics.

1. Earth.

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