Nintendo might have been a little naive about their Pokémon Global Trade Station (GTS) network, where players can trade their Pokémon for those of other players online. It's a brilliant idea, but it doesn't exactly take into account the inherent malicious nature of some of the game's more mature players, who have managed to hack the system so that they can name their Pokémon with rather explicit names.
Now, players are taking it upon themselves to try and clean up GTS. As part of the movement known as #CleanUpGTS on Twitter,
Pokémon players are adopting the unfortunately named Pokémon, renaming them, and then releasing them back into the GTS network.
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(WARNING: Due to the subject matter of this article, there are instances of explicit language and racial/gender slurs.)