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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shoe_tossing

Shoe tossing, the act of using shoes as projectiles or improvised weapons, is a constituent of a number of folk sports and practices. Today, it is commonly the act of throwing a pair of shoes onto telephone wires, powerlines, or other ... In some neighborhoods, shoes tied together and hanging from power lines or tree ...

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

What's with all those shoes hanging in trees and from power lines? ... more rhyme or reason to it than there is to those sneakers hanging over telephone wires.

io9.gizmodo.com/ever-wonder-why-people-throw-sneakers-over-power-lines-1545896609

Mar 17, 2014 ... ... at some point you'll see somebody's shoes tossed over a power line, ... It appears that people toss their shoes — or other people's shoes ...

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

Apr 20, 2008 ... A pair of shoes tied together and hanging from power lines or tree ... on drugs ( specially marijuana) and there is no way back from there for that ...

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

There is no universal meaning for shoes hanging on power lines, but one is able to interpret the message depending on the location of the shoes. Some youth ...

scribol.com/anthropology-and-history/bizarre-and-offbeat-news/shoefiti-the-myths-and-mysteries-of-shoes-on-power-lines

Apr 4, 2012 ... It would be easy to shrug off the sight of one or two pairs hanging on ... The belief is that shoes on power lines indicate that there is a place that ...

www.reddit.com/r/OutOfTheLoop/comments/2frfz7/why_do_people_throw_shoes_onto_power_lines

Sep 7, 2014 ... Search our List of Retired Questions (there's tons on there). Search .... Here in Australia, if a certain brand of shoes is on power lines, it's a drug dealer meeting point. .... Just hang out in an unmarked car near the shoe spots.

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 ... people find it completely acceptable to toss their shoes over power lines.

abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/ABC_Univision/sneakers-wind-telephone-wires-documentary-explains/story?id=20047732

Aug 23, 2013 ... Matt Bate's short film tracks sneakers hanging on telephone wires in Brooklyn and beyond. ... sneakers festooned so many power lines, Bate took to the internet . There, of course, he uncovered endless forums and threads of ...

www.onlymelbourne.com.au/why-do-you-see-pairs-of-shoes-hanging-from-power-lines

The question of "why are shoes hanging by the laces from power lines? ... there is a cost to the community in time and money to investigate and remove the ...