My previous photos (R) of Pikachu’s pooter in Japan were funny.
However, the news report below of the emergence of the “Pokemones” in Chile is funny but quite as cute as the cartoon characters.
Kissing-crazy ‘Pokemon’ teens shock Chilean society
AFP: 21 August 2008 SANTIAGO– A band of kissing-crazy, spiky-haired teenagers known as the Pokemons, who have a penchant for alcohol-free afternoon raves…[Their] androgynous fashion sense accompanied by the latest gadgets and a desire to kiss as many people as possible in one of their afternoon gatherings in the Chilean capital, Santiago, seems to be the glue which holds this urban tribe together…
At a typical gathering, hundreds of boys and girls compete to see who can kiss the most number of people on the lips. They talk openly about sex, and have no problem with gay or lesbian relations. Another Pokemon activity is fully clothed simulated sex, often on the dance floor….engaged in public oral sex with as many anonymous partners as possible…more…
Read a full explanation of the Pokemons phenomenon in Newsweek: Rebels Without Cause –Chile’s disaffected ‘Pokemones’ don’t care much about politics. They’re too busy having sex.–
Also check out the previous Pokemon reports on the 3Yen:
—Hulk Hogan pops Pokemon
—Bride of Pokemon, et al
—‘POKEMON’ causes cancer!