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Shoe tossing

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Shoe dangling, shoe flinging is the practice of throwing ... hang from overhead wires such as power lines or telephone ... of shoes that are no longer wanted, are uncomfortable, or do not ... In som...

Ever Wonder Why People Throw Sneakers Over Power Lines?

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Mar 17, 2014 ... ... point you'll see somebody's shoes tossed over a power line, a high tree branch , or some other difficult-to-reach spot. Why do people do it?

Why do people throw shoes onto power lines? : OutOfTheLoop

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Sep 7, 2014 ... Problem is you can't get a drug warrant for shoes on a wire. ..... Depending on where you live, that is a symbol for a drug dealer lives on that ..... there's a power line that always had a few pairs of combat boots hanging on it.

Why do you see pairs of shoes hanging by the laces from power lines?

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Aug 2, 1996 ... I heard tennis shoes hanging over a power line meant you could buy ... The kids did this to be mean and make a difficult time of life even more ...

Shoes dangle from wires overhead all over Toronto. What does it ...

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Mar 19, 2011 ... Brown leather boots hang in an alleyway off Humbert St., just west of Ossington ... pairs of gravity-defying shoes in Toronto and asked: What does it mean? ... White sneakers appeared on this Parkdale wire a few months ago, ...

A New Doc Addresses The Eternal Question: Why Do People Throw ...

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Sep 3, 2013 ... So what does it mean when you see a pair of shoes, tied together at the laces, hanging from a power line? As demonstrated in director Mattew ...

Shoes on a Wire: Untangling an Urban Myth | WBEZ

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Aug 5, 2015 ... ... a search for the real reasons sneakers end up on power lines. ... are no rules dictating proper use of the term, so what does it actually mean?

Shoes Over Telephone Wires: This Probably Doesn't Explain It ...

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Apr 4, 2012 ... She writes: "[W]hat does it mean when you see a pair of tennis shoes tied together and flung over a telephone/electric wires?" The answers that ...

Shoefiti - Sneakers on Power Lines - Urban Legends

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Shoefiti: Are sneakers dangling from power lines a symbol of gang activity? ... let's see which one of us can fling a pair of old sneakers over the highest wire.

Secret Powerline Codes - The Museum of Hoaxes

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Jun 8, 2005 ... So what are you supposed to do if you see one of these codes? ... I'm pretty sure shoes hanging on a power line mean that in the area there are ...

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Sneakers on Power Lines : snopes.com

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Jul 12, 2011 ... What's with all those shoes hanging in trees and from power lines? ... Theories as to what these shoes signify abound, but, contrary to what ... And besides, what else are you going to do with a worn-out pair of sneakers other ...

Urban Dictionary: shoes on a wire

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Places where you see shoes that are thrown on a telephone wire indicate drug ... the shoes are tied together, then lobbed up to the wire(s) so that the shoes hang ... a location where drugs can be purchased; also symbolizes pointlessness i.e. ...

What do shoes hanging on power lines mean? - Ask.com

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To see a pair of shoes dangling on a power line is generally meant to promote a street gang, pinpoint a drug-dealing zone or to commemorate a life or death ...