Posted by Woodchuck on August 23, 2002
In Reply to: New Word--- Warchalker posted by Bruce Kahl on August 20, 2002
: I am about to meet one of my daughters for dinner here in downtown NYC. I am looking at the Statue of Liberty and the emptiness of what used to be the WTC.
: I am connected to the net via a little antenna attached to my notebook which is picking up stray signals from somehere or another down here. I found a warchalker map! Am I in trouble?
: The Warchalkers have taken the old hobo tricking of marking buildings with chalk except they're applying it to bandwidth. There is this building across the street with a "go for it" symbol chalked on it ( see link below of hobo symbols ). I booted up my little notebook and BLAM--connected!
: I will hit the submit button now and if you are reading this then I made it!
Here are the warchalking symbols and a July 3 article from "Business Week" if anyone is interested in more information.