* AcceptableTargets: Subverted; although Hodgman has an unreasonable fear of hoboes, he makes a clear distinction between [[MilkmanConspiracy actual hoboes]] and those who are simply unfortunate enough to live on the streets.
* {{Glurge}}: Parodied with the Six Oaths of the Virtuous Child.
* HilariousInHindsight: One of the hobo names is [[BarackObama Illinois Obama]], a joke that, at the time, only Illinoisans and people who really follow politics would be expected to get. He isn't so obscure now.
* MemeticMutation: [[http://e-hobo.com/ The 700 Hoboes Project]].
** Which has since spun off into [[http://www.flickr.com/groups/700/ the 700 Things]] Progect.
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