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There are several different ways to tell if someone is a gang member. The obvious ways are clothing and tattoos. For example, if you see more than one person hanging out and they are both wearing red or both have red bandannas in their pockets they are probably gang related. Also gang members often where shoe strings that are their gang color. Also if you see their tattoos and they have a pitch fork or a 5 or 6 pointed star or a crown these are gang identifiers. If you really want to be able to spot a gang member you just need to do your homework. And they are not always easy to spot. Today at the store I saw a Hispanic male with a shaved head wearing shorts with his white socks pulled up to his knees. I thought this guy was probably a sureno. Then he turned around and he had a blue bandanna in his back pocket and it was confirmed. He was telling everyone he is a sureno gang member by his dress.


if you really wanna know, dont be rude and just ask something like "where you from" and they will say a slang term for a city or name or some words that you might not understand. they will then ask you where you are from in a slightly threatening manner, and then you say something like "im not from nowhere i just wanna keep up on whos who" but say it how you really talk and not with a fake cholo accent cuz they will find that as you making fun of them and dont think they wont kill you if hey think your making fun of them. not all bangers are like they they may just beat your head on the pavement for disrespect. if your scared to do any of this, then you already have it in your mind that their a gang banger and treat them with respect and dont be rude and maybe even a little extra nice like you would a cop or something. you know, just dont step on their toes and be conflicting if your talking to them because not all bangers are crazy f..ckers but some are, and the real g's are the calm and collected ones while the baby gangsters get alot less respect

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