List Rules Vote up the best ways to kill time when technical issues prevent you from playing Pokemon Go.
Pokemon Go's servers down again? Hopefully you have a plan, a list of things to do until you can finally get back off your butt and catch them all. Servers go down more than anyone would like and sometimes technical issues ruin a planned day of hiking backcountry trails in that endless quest to bag an elusive Gyrados.
Because it sucks having your plans fall through, here's a list of things to do when playing Pokemon Go simply isn't possible. It's a survival guide for those moments when you're waiting for somebody at Niantic to put out their server fire.
Vote up the best ways to pass the time when the Pokemon Go servers are down and don't forget, it's only temporary.
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Check Every 30 Seconds to See If Pokemon Go Is Back
Play an Old School Pokemon Game
Aimlessly Browse the Same Sites You Always Browse
Play with Your Real Life Pets
Pretend That Music Can Fill the Void Where Pokemon Go Is Supposed to Be
Watch Old Pokemon Episodes
Start a Book That You'll Abandon as Soon as Pokemon Go Is Back
Loudly Complain About the Servers
Plop Down on the Couch and Play a Console Game
Hold Back Tears
Get Some Laundry Done
Get a Little Drunk
Prepare a Delicious Meal for Yourself and Your Loved Ones
Make a Bunch of "Pokemon Stop" Jokes
Catch up with Old Friends
Blankly Stare at the TV as Though Pokemon Go Never Existed
Enjoy a Walk That Won't Hatch Eggs
Go Grocery Shopping and Pretend Vegetables Are Pokemon
Cast a Dark Spell to Make the Servers Go Up Faster
Attend Pokeholics Anonymous
Refresh Down Detector Over and Over
Go to an Actual Gym
Call Your Grandparents and Explain Pokemon Go to Them