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Catch 'em all: Wackiest Pokemon Go related headlines

It's the virtual orienteering game that's gripping the globe, but Pokemon Go has attracted police attention in Tasmania as users wander across roads and onto private property, breaking the law as part of their search.

For those who don't know, the new Pokemon app uses the phone's built in Global Positioning System to tell the player where various Pokemons (Pokemen?) are in the physical world. We've also embedded the chat below so you can join in if you don't have an iPhone or just want the convenience of chatting in your Web browser.

Holland residents have complained to police that people are "entering onto their property uninvited in order to achieve levels in the "Pokemon Go" game/app", according to the Holland Police Department.

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Capt. Chris Reed said, "So far, we have had no reports of any crimes related to the app or players, but we've heard the reports elsewhere and we're going to be sending out safety tips".

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The augmented reality feature of the Pokemon Go app is really something that has not been explored much by other gaming apps and is what makes it unique.

"Police have seen an increase in the number of calls about suspicious vehicles and behaviour and people driving while using mobile phones, with the explanation that drivers are "looking for Pokemon"," Tasmania Police said on Wednesday. The Pokemon Go app has brought the thrill of Pikachu and company to players with access to a smartphone.

Because of the competitive nature of the game (once someone nabs a Pokemon, another player can't have it), people have been told off for using it in the workplace and generally getting into arguments. Pokemon is a popular cartoon and game from the '90s. As of Friday, the new Nintendo game is said to have been installed more times than dating app Tinder, and has been reportedly installed on 5.16% of all Android phones in the United States.

Some of the lazy Pokemon Go players out there - you know who you are - are using their cars to catch the creatures. SimilarWeb, another analytics firm, thinks Pokemon Go's U.S. Android daily active user base had almost matched Tinder's as of last Friday.

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