Don’t Shoot! A Triangle with Hands
An Incomplete Square
A Horizontal Zigzag
A Wavy Line Above an X and Two Circles
Three Diagonal Lines
Not the Safest Place to be right now.
“This is not a safe place” is the dire message behind this simple hobo symbol. One variation catalogued by the NSA with two additional horizontal lines meant “Crime committed here, not safe for strangers.” Regardless of the circumstances, wise hobos would steer clear of buildings bearing this or similar marks.
A Top Hat and a Triangle
A judge or a courthouse is nearby the area!
Circle with an X Inside
The size of the X changed the chances of getting food. Big X = “Good Chance for Food” , Small X = “Good for hand out”.