This week’s most hilarious Pokemon GO injuries from social media

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This week’s most hilarious Pokemon GO injuries from social media

Let us be frank. As bad as injuries can be, some can be just plain funny. While there’s been plenty of news about dead bodies and muggings (which are not funny), maybe it’s time to embrace the slapstick and have a laugh at the expense of others. So here it is; funny injuries from Pokemon GO’s first week.

Where’d the ground go?

Reddit User, Amalthea, tells the terrible tale of a late-night hunting trip where the ground vanished beneath their feet somehow.


Six to eight weeks of recovery? Psh totally worth it.
(As long as it wasn’t for a Magikarp)

Nothing like a good face plant.

I swear it’s like everybody has reverted to toddlers again.

To the gentleman who just face planted in front of my store, I advise you to not Pokémon go and walk down stairs.

— tanna marie (@tannamarie24) July 11, 2016

“I probably would have fallen off my skateboard even if I WASN’T trying to catch a Staryyu”

Poor old flow_mike had a colossal fall whilst skating… in the dark… and looking at his phone. No, I’m sure Pokemon GO had nothing to do with that.

My first (of many) pokemon go related injury from pokemongo

Don’t lookup. Never lookup.

It was surprisingly hard to find a report of walking into a tree. But it happened. Of course, it happened.

First #PokemonGo injury: walked into a tree while staring at my phone screen trying to catch a Caterpie

— ⓐⓝⓓⓡⓔⓐ (@4ndrea3lizabeth) July 7, 2016

Yes! A road sign injury!

I wish it had been filmed in slow motion.

Got my first injury from Pokemon Go!! Deadass walked straight into a road sign

— phoenix (@PHOENIXarizona_) July 7, 2016

Didn’t even make it out the door.

This poor user had barely left her house before she abandoned ship and retreated to the safety of a PokemonGo free existence.

Update- I just downloaded Pokemon Go to try it out and I feel face flat off my porch stairs… So nope not doing it.

— amy (@Amy_Alabawi) July 12, 2016

(I guarantee you she’s playing it again already though)

One more piece of advice to stay safe from Twitter:

If you think #PokemonGO is dumb you should invest in a nice secure saddle, falling off that high of a horse would probably hurt quite a bit

— Joe DV (@JoeDelVecc) July 11, 2016

His words, not mine.

As always, play safe out there. And for the love of god look up once in a while or you’ll find yourself on a list like this.

By Christopher Notley-Smith at

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