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I'm on Wind as well. It's been working alright for most of my journeys, but there seems to be a dead zone in the neighbourhood behind my condo where I lose connectivity. I would have had my jogger badge and a few more hatched eggs by now if it weren't for the dropped connection.
My home city is not bad, I do okay walking my dog, catch some things get the Poke-stops fine. But I work an hour away in a different city where the Wind "border" if you will, crosses right through the street my office is on. In my office I get 4 bars 4G solid connection, at our front desk I get nothing. I get nothing on the street or the parking lot or anywhere up to the highway several blocks north of us. This is not new and hasn't really bothered me. Google maps will still work as long as I start it before I leave the office (lol) I have had no issues whatsoever with any other apps (except obviously in dead zones but those are pretty rare around here, my office is a weird exception; usually I at least get the "Roaming" regions). But for some reason even in like Stanley Park where I had (allegedly) 4bars of 4G, it just doesn't want to load. It struggles to load the game at all, often I get a map but no player data and no Pokemon seem to ever show up, I can see Pokestops but they often won't load either, although sometimes I get them anyway and they'll show up in my journal later. Restarting sometimes results in the app not starting at all.
The struggle is real.
My game got deleted when I had to reset my phone noooo
My first expo was also my first experience with the Icrontic community at all really as I was invited by my friend Farge who was also meeting the community in person for the first time (we actually met each other in person that year too haha). I had played TF2 maybe twice and had joined the forum, Facebook group etc and a couple of Icrontians had introduced themselves but other than that I was going in blind. From the first time I walked up to the porch and was greeted by @primesuspect himself, I have never felt more welcome in a group of people. There is always something to do and people to do it with. Even when you're between events, you can literally step into a room and be a part of the conversation and the fun. There is this great sense of belonging and family that seems to be extended out to everyone, be they old-school member or total newbie. It is so much fun to hang out with people who share the same interests, to play games and do activities together. Now I look forward to Expo every year; I wouldn't miss it for the world. I am so proud to call myself even a small part of this community and so grateful to Brian, Nicole, Lincoln and Aaron for opening their home to us every year for this fantastic event.
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