GO How do you prepare for Community Day?

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What, if any, prep work do you do before a community day?

At one point I would try and get involved in any community-driven meetups and enjoy the event that way. These days my partner & I pack a spread of food + drinks and head out for a chill park picnic (our favorite spot has a cluster of Pokestops nestled around two gyms that we can reach). My inventory usually operates at 110% capacity , so I make sure to clear out any excess items I won't be using any time soon (looking at you Nanab Berries) while keeping at least 100 regular pokeballs for my Go plus. I only play actively for a portion of the event until I get enough shinies to keep 1 of each evolutionary stage. After that it's all Go plus and relaxation.

Don't forget those Star Pieces to take advantage of that 3x Stardust bonus! Have fun catching Snivy!

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I completely forgot about using a Star Piece. My only prep was hoarding/collecting Poke Balls via stops and gifts the last several days. I used an Incense for 3 hours and then called it quits. I caught 8 shiny Snivy. This was my second Community Day since I just started playing 2 months ago.

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All I try to do is make sure I have enough Pokémon space for at least 50 mons! That's it really. Maybe I'll pop a lucky egg if there's boosted exp but even then I tend to forget often anyway haha.
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Lately I've been going through all of my Pokémon to cut down on what I have. I usually make sure I have enough balls, Lucky Eggs and Incense.
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I completely forgot about using a Star Piece. My only prep was hoarding/collecting Poke Balls via stops and gifts the last several days. I used an Incense for 3 hours and then called it quits. I caught 8 shiny Snivy. This was my second Community Day since I just started playing 2 months ago.
Yeah, Star Pieces & Lucky Eggs are always key for these types of events but I'll still be forgetting to put 'em on sometimes haha. Woah, eight? Love to hear it, that's a great haul. Hope your shiny luck continues onto your future community days!

All I try to do is make sure I have enough Pokémon space for at least 50 mons! That's it really. Maybe I'll pop a lucky egg if there's boosted exp but even then I tend to forget often anyway haha.
Sorting my Pokemon storage can be intimidating sometimes, especially on weeks where I've neglected transferring anything. 50 spaces is a great amount to be at.

Lately I've been going through all of my Pokémon to cut down on what I have. I usually make sure I have enough balls, Lucky Eggs and Incense.
Nice, those three things are essentials. Do you try and keep any incubators on you?

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50 can even be too little for me sometimes, if I’m spending more than 2-3 hours catching! Plus I use a GO Plus so it picks up things quickly. Ideally I’d have 75-100 free slots open but that is a lot and usually requires I expand storage on top of transfer stuff. Seems like I can never make it to 2k coins with the expansions I need every month or so. @[email protected]
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Nice, those three things are essentials. Do you try and keep any incubators on you?
I keep them on me like it's crack...lol. Because I work at Round 1 an arcade and bowling center at the mall I do A LOT of walking around. So I can hit several PokeStops a day and hatch quite a few eggs.
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50 can even be too little for me sometimes, if I’m spending more than 2-3 hours catching! Plus I use a GO Plus so it picks up things quickly. Ideally I’d have 75-100 free slots open but that is a lot and usually requires I expand storage on top of transfer stuff. Seems like I can never make it to 2k coins with the expansions I need every month or so. @[email protected]
Yeah the GO Plus has been a boon to my catching⁠—only reason I have shinies at all haha. Yeah I feel you, the constant pressure to upgrade is REAL, but so is the need for bag space...the eternal struggle.

I keep them on me like it's crack...lol. Because I work at Round 1 an arcade and bowling center at the mall I do A LOT of walking around. So I can hit several PokeStops a day and hatch quite a few eggs.
Damn that's a great setup! Yeah, Incubators are probably the #1 thing I save my coins for (bag space when i'm weak). You must hatch tons of eggs, any specific pokemon you're looking for?