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One of the main points of Pokémon GO is the exercise required to find and catch Pokémon and hatch eggs, but someone found an unlikely way to cheat that system through the use of a “personal massager,” which is basically a vibrator.
Before, lazy players might have strapped their phone to their pet for the day or even attached their phone to a ceiling fan, but sometimes they have disastrous results.
With a couple Pokémon eggs in their incubator, the genius guys at RocketNews24 decided to test out this vibrator method so you wouldn’t have to :
Most likely, the vibrator tricks your phone’s sensors into thinking the phone is rapidly moving, but it turns out the vibrator method is only for the truly lazy because it may not be as efficient as actually walking. According to RocketNews24:
“The average human walking speed is said to be roughly 4.8 kilometers an hour. That works out to 800 meters per ten minutes, meaning that, in terms of how much time you’re spending on the project, you could hatch your Pokémon eggs twice as quickly by actually walking, as opposed to using our trick.”