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Christmas Gift Guide

Jane

Marco

​Diane

Tim

Peter and Yasmin

Phil

Michael

​Nicolas

Youri and Candace

Chris

Alexis

Daniel

Jackie

Jalil

Oscar

VY

Dawood

Andres

Linda and Zoe

Jack

Kenny

Occupation: High school student

Team: Mystic

Favourite Pokemon: Alakazam

City: Sydney

"There's been a day where over the span of 12 hours, I went out on four separate occasions, each with different people, to walk around and catch Pokemon.

"Having said all of this though, my grades are already suffering because of it..."

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City: San Francisco

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Occupation: Accountant

Team: Mystic

Favorite Pokemon: Poliwag

"It's exercise, I guess."

Right

Occupation: Sales Assistant

Team: Valor

Favorite Pokemon: Pikachu

"It makes me walk more"

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Occupation: Model from Italy

Team: Instinct

Favorite Pokemon: No favorite yet

City: NYC

"It's not big in Italy yet, but I love bringing back the memories of the year 2000."

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Occupation: Self-employed

Team: Mystic

Favorite Pokemon: Weezing

City: San Francisco

"I'm usually a couch potato so it's great for my fitness. My boyfriend and I hunt for Pokemon together."

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Occupation: Dispatch coordinator

Favourite Pokemon: Bulbasaur

City: Sydney

"I didn't start playing Pokemon until about two years ago. I love the RPG elements of the game but I'm looking forward to battling."

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Occupation: Students

Team: Mystic, Instinct

Favourite Pokemon: Blastoise for Peter, Espeon for Yasmin

City: Sydney

"I've got Pokemon Stadium on 64" said Yasmin proudly, while Peter's "been playing since Emerald came out.

"It's very addictive. Glitchy, but it's worth it."

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Occupation: Market research

Team: Not committed

Favorite Pokemon: Psyduck

City: NYC

"I watched the TV show when I was kid and I played Pokemon on my Gameboy. The game hasn't launched in Germany yet, but my friends in the US have been playing."

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Occupation: AV technician

Team: Instinct

Favourite Pokemon: Eevee

City: Sydney

"I've been playing since Pokemon Gold. I like that so many people are playing it, both young and old."

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Occupation: Sales

Favorite Pokemon: Jinx

City: San Francisco

"I'm jumping on the bandwagon: my roommates and co-workers are all playing. And the '90s nostalgia."

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Occupation: Software developer

Team: Mystic

Favorite Pokemon: Flareon

City: San Francisco

"I'm addicted. My girlfriend and I wore the Pokemon hats and backpacks this weekend and went out playing."

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Occupation: Visiting from France

Team: Valor

Favorite Pokemon: Chowmunda

City: NYC

"I am a long time fan, but this is too addicting and I am trying to quit."

"I started playing two days ago and I haven't played any previous ones, but I wanted to try it and see how it was."

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Occupation: Administrative assistant

Team: Mystic

Favourite Pokemon: Quilava

City: Sydney

"I'm a longtime fan. Earliest I remember playing was Pokemon Silver. I like that it gets people on their feet."

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Occupation: Sales

Team: Instinct

Favorite Pokemon: Arcanine

City: San Francisco

"I play because it's fun and social."

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Occupation: Student

Team: Valor

Favorite Pokemon: Pikachu and Gastly

City: NYC

"It's more exciting to go out and walk around. I have something special to do and can do it with others."

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Occupation: IT

Team: Instinct

Favourite Pokemon: Charizard

City: Sydney

"I like that it gets you to move around and that it merges the real world with Pokemon."

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Occupation: Geneticist

Team: Instinct

Favourite Pokemon: Froakie and Pikachu

City: Sydney

"I watched the show but only just started playing. It's fast-paced and flexible with how you evolve your Pokemon. It's like having a pet."

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Occupation: Student

Team: Not committed

Favorite Pokemon: Psyduck

City: NYC

"I watched the show all the time after school and Pokemon Go lets me do something different when I'm walking around."

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Occupation: Bartender

Team: Valor

Favorite Pokemon: Charizard

City: San Francisco

"I've been playing Pokemon since it came out. I own every single game."

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Occupation: Advertising

Team: Valor

Favorite Pokemon: Snorlax

City: San Francisco

"On Monday I came back from Yosemite, where I was removed from everything, and everyone was playing Pokemon. There's a nostalgia value to me."

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Occupation: Student

Team: Valor

Favorite Pokemon: Eevee

City: NYC

"I'm a new player to Pokemon, and I'm playing because everyone else is playing."

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Occupation: Accountant

Team: Hasn't chosen

Favourite Pokemon: Mewtwo

City: Sydney

"I don't have any opinions yet. I started playing because of peer pressure. Everyone was talking about it on Facebook so I downloaded it."

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Occupation: Student

Team: Instinct

Favorite Pokemon: Charizard

City: NYC

"This is the game I have been waiting for since childhood, I first played Pokemon in '96 on the Gameboy Pocket."

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Occupation: Entrepeneur

Team:Mystic

Favorite Pokemon: Dragonite

City: San Francisco

"I love catching them all, leveling them up, and battling. I can't wait to battle my friends."

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Occupation: Sales

Team: Valor

Favorite Pokemon: Tangela

City: San Francisco

"I have to catch them all."

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Occupation: Students

Team: Not committed

Favorite Pokemon: Charmender and Jigglypuff

City: NYC

"It is very convenient to play in the city as it is location based, and we both watched the show as kids."

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Occupation: Chef

Team: Valor

Favourite Pokemon: Arcanine

City: Sydney

"I enjoy the fact it's making people go outside. We went out last night and there were a couple of people in the park who'd dropped lures and were drinking a few beers while waiting for Pokemon to catch."

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Occupation: Manager

Team: Valor

Favorite Pokemon: Charizard

City: San Francisco

"I just love it. I watched it as soon as it came out. It reminds me of my childhood."

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Occupation: Animator

Team: Valor

Favorite Pokemon: Pikachu

City: NYC

"I have been a long time fan, around '96 or '97 when the game first came out for the Gameboy. This is catering to the fans when it first came out because it's all the original ones not the newer ones."

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