The Modern Hobo Code

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Hobo code is a system of symbols drawn to aid one's fellow vagabonds and make life on the streets a bit more comfortable. The only trouble is that it didn't really take modern technologies into consideration much—until now.


You can check out more modern hobo code symbols over at Unique Scoop, but the ones above are the what I think you should memorize first. Especially the GPS one. [Unique Scoop]

Update: Gizmodo reader Chris points out that the fellow behind the Modern Hobo Code is actually Rob Cockerham. You can check out the originals on his site, Cockeyed.



It'd be even cooler if the assholes at Unique Scoop mentioned Rob Cockerham, who originally wrote this back in 2008.