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What determines a Pokemon spawn? [duplicate]

I see leaves rustling all around me (I'm at 14th Street/Union Square)!! Do I have to do some thing to make the pokemon spawn, or is it just random? I've tried walking above them with no success.
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What does the Rustling grass mean? [duplicate]

The rustling grass is driving me crazy - does it actually mean something? I've tried walking towards it, I mean I have actually walked in circles for five minutes in a Home Depot parking lot and in my ...
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What do the “grass puffs” mean on Pokemon GO? [duplicate]

When travelling, I sometimes see little "puffs" of leaves and grass appear on the map. Are these a sign of Pokémon, or just a bit of visual flavour?
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Using the map after update [duplicate]

How can I use the Pokemon map to catch more/rarer Pokemon after this new update? For example: How can I use the selector in the bottom right corner to find rarer Pokemon?
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What do these steps in Pokémon Go mean?

I just started and finally caught my second Pokémon, as I noticed these steps on my close by Pokémon. What does it mean? It is probably related with how far the Pokémon is, but how far is far?
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How do I find Pokémon?

After catching my starter Pokémon I've not encountered any more Pokémon, is it entirely random when Pokémon pop up or is there some kind of indicator for me to be on the lookout for?
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Why do I sometimes see leaves but no Pokemon appears?

The leaf animation signifies a Pokemon is at that location, but there are many times that I stand directly on the animation for multiple minutes and nothing pops up. I've tried walking around the spot ...
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Pokemon Go paw glitch

When I'm playing Pokemon Go, I can see the Pokemon just fine. It's just that the nearby Pokemon are always the same no matter how far away I go or if I catch them—the amount of paws is always 3. Once ...
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What do these empty white ripples on the map mean?

I've noticed these white ripples will appear on the map. The spots are temporary, with them disappearing and new ones appearing occasionally: Plz ignore the level 2 I just started don't judge meee… ...
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Pokemon leaves won't appear

There is just a lack of leaves on all the map even tough i do have pokemon nearby it makes no sense also my version is 0.33.0 and 5.1 android