Black and White

“The source of all humor is not laughter, but sorrow.”
– Mark Twain

It’s funny to see
A suffering figure
Hunched and Dragging his feet
Through a bustling district
That simply seems to him
Black and White

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The Fastest Way to Level Up in Pokemon Go when It Launches in Singapore

In my earlier article, I showed how you can capture Pikachu as your starter Pokemon. In this article I will teach you another cool trick to level up in Pokemon Go quickly at the beginning of the game.

1. Tap on the Pokeball at the bottom center of the screen



2. This will bring you into the admin section. Tap on “Shop”



3. Scroll down to the Pokecoins section. Buy 100 Pokecoins for $0.99



4. After that, go back to the shop and exchange one Lucky Egg for 80 Pokecoins

IMG_1641Lucky Egg


4. Go back and tap on “Items”. Activate your Lucky Egg and Incense simultaneously



5. Capture as many Pokemons as you can within 30 minutes!

Once activated, the Lucky Egg will earn you double XP for 30 minutes, while the Incense will attract Pokemons to your location for 30 minutes too.

Therefore, you should make use of this time to capture as many Pokemons as possible! You are given 50 free Poke Balls at the start, so make full use of them. With the Lucky Egg, you will gain 200XP for each Pokemon caught (due to the double XP awarded). Usually it’s just 100XP.


Why should you use this method?

As you go up to higher levels, it will be more difficult to capture Pokemons, but you will still only gain 100 XP for each Pokemon caught.

Therefore, the Lucky Egg / Incense method will not be as effective later on in the game. Hence, you should take advantage of this trick at the beginning of the game when the Pokemons are easy to catch, and gain as much XP as possible.

Even if you keep seeing the same Pokemon, just go ahead to capture them. This is because you can exchange them for candy with Professor Willow, which will let you evolve the original Pokemon. Every evolution gives you 1000 XP if you use the Lucky Egg!

Yes, you have to spend $0.99, but it’s a tiny cost for the extra XP you gain.


Breakdown of XP

Here’s a breakdown of the XP so you can figure out the best way to use your Lucky Eggs and Incense.

500 XP – Capturing a Starter Pokemon (only at beginning of game)
500 XP – Evolving a Pokemon
200 XP – Hatching a Pokemon
150 XP – Defeating a Pokemon Trainer at Gym
100 XP – Capturing a Pokemon
100 XP – Excellent Throw
100 XP – Battling a Pokemon Trainer at Gym
50 XP – Beating a Pokemon in Training at a Gym
50 XP – Checking in at a Pokestop
50 XP – Great Throw
10 XP – Nice Throw
10 XP – Curve Ball


Breakdown of Levels

Here’s how much XP you need to get to each level!

Level 2 – 1,000
Level 3 – 2,000
Level 4 – 3,000
Level 5 – 4,000
Level 6 – 5,000
Level 7 – 6,000
Level 8 – 7,000
Level 9 – 8,000
Level 10 – 9,000
Level 11 – 10,000
Level 12 – 10,000
Level 13 – 10,000
Level 14 – 10,000
Level 15 – 15,000
Level 16 – 20,000
Level 17 – 20,000
Level 18 – 20,000
Level 19 – 20,000
Level 20 – 25,000

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How to Capture Pikachu as your Starter Pokémon!

Pokémon Go is a wildly popular mobile game that has taken the world by storm. This article will show you how to catch the very adorable Pikachu as your starter pokémon.

Also read: 15 Awesome Eateries in Singapore that are also Hotspots for Pokémon Go Gyms and PokéStops!

1. Ignore the three pokémons at the start of the game

Starter Pokemons in Pokemon GoOn the very first time that you log into the game, you will see three pokémons: Bulbasaur, Charmander, and Squirtle. Resist the temptation to tap and engage them.

2. Walk away from the pokémons for about ten minutes

Instead, walk away physically from the pokémons for about 10 minutes. Every few minutes, the three pokémons will catch up with you. Even though they are very cute, do not engage them.

3. Pikachu will appear. Tap and Engage to capture it!

Pikachu in Pokemon GoPikachu caught in Poke BallPikachu registered to PokedexPikachu StatisticsContinue walking until the pokémons have caught up with you for four times. On the fifth time, Pikachu will appear in a circle of white light. You can now capture Pikachu as your starter pokémon!

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a new beginning

Never stay in a toxic culture/ environment, because you deserve better.

Feeling relieved.


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The Most Wonderful 4 Years of My Life

Belated posting of our 4th anniversary celebration. Nothing fancy, just a simple but happy dinner with my favourite girl.

Happy 4th Anniversary bb.

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