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Grandpa Has 11 Phones To Play Pokémon Go

Taiwanese feng shui master Chen San-yuan sure likes Pokémon Go. He has nine phones affixed to his bicycle and another two he’s carrying around for catching Pokémon around Taipei.

Chen rocketed to fame after a photo of him appeared on Reddit.

Screenshot: EXP.GG TW

Last month, Youtubers EXP.GG TW (via AsiaOne) interviewed Mr. Chen about his love of Pokémon Go.

When asked why he’s so into the game, he replied that it was a lot of fun. “I can connect with people (and) prevent Alzheimer’s disease,” he added.

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The BBC also recently interviewed Chen, who is now using 11 phones to play the game he heard about from his grandson, plugging his phones into a portable battery. He will catch them all.


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