From the you can’t make this stuff up files we bring you Pokémon Go dating. Yes that’s a real thing. The name is even more unbelievable, PokeDates. We will let you think of the numerous jokes that come to mind. Pokémon Go is a phenomenon that’s taken over the world in a very short time. It has does wonders for people who never use to go outside. People are getting exercise that have not seen a gym in years. That’s all well and good but there are some side effects of all this. People are getting into some serious problems. Some have walked into traffic, over cliffs into secure government facilities and worse. One girl was caught cheating on her boyfriend. She caught a Pokémon at her ex’s house and didn’t realize that each Pokémon you catch has a timestamp and a map of where you captured it. #Fail
If you are single and want someone who cares about catching Pokémon as much as you do. PokeDates might be for you. To use PokeDates you just have to answer a few questions about yourself and enter the times you have availability to catch some Pokémon. That’s it. The site will do the rest. It will match you up with someone who is free at the same time to help you go hunting that special Pokémon character. The first date connection is free but if it does not work out be ready to pay $20 for each match up after that.
The site comes to you from Project Fixup. They handle dating a little differently than Tinder or okCupid and the like. Project Fixup does away with the algorithms. Each match is done hand. That human factor really sets Project Fixup apart. How well will that process benefit them when selecting people who love Pokémon Go is anyone guess.