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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shoe_tossing

Shoe dangling, or 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 ... In some neighborhoods, shoes tied together and hanging from power lines or tree branches signify that ...

www.snopes.com/crime/gangs/sneakers.asp

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 one hears, there's ... And besides, what else are you going to do with a worn-out pair of sneakers other ...

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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?

www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=shoes%20on%20a%20wire

Apr 20, 2008 ... Can be found near schools, and in poor areas and tourist locations. ... A pair of shoes tied together and hanging from power lines or tree ... The reason they are hanging is that the shoes are high above the ground, symbolizing ...

www.reference.com/world-view/shoes-hanging-power-lines-mean-16fca680cad21664

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 ...

www.wbez.org/shows/curious-city/shoes-on-a-wire-untangling-an-urban-myth/f46d882f-dd38-452b-98dc-be406135429a

From teenage mischief to possible drug markets, a search for the real reasons sneakers end up on power lines.

www.experienceproject.com/question-answer/What-Does-It-Mean-When-You-See-A-Pair-Of-Shoes-Hanging-Off-Of-A-Power-Line/77387

When I was in the Army, a pair of combat boots hanging over a power line meant that someone had just ...Find answers to the question, What Does It Mean ...

www.urban75.org/blog/the-mystery-of-sneakers-dangling-on-the-power-lines-of-new-york

May 28, 2014 ... Sneakers dangling on the power lines of New York. Quite why people choose to do this remains a mystery as Wikipedia reports: Shoe flinging ...

www.straightdope.com/columns/read/1177/why-do-you-see-pairs-of-shoes-hanging-by-the-laces-from-power-lines

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 ...

www.thoughtco.com/sneakers-on-power-lines-3298224

May 22, 2016 ... Shoefiti: Are sneakers dangling from power lines a symbol of gang ... territory," or a location where one can buy street drugs, but neither of ...