Category Description Number of Stars Currently In Use?
Talk Wall Slept in an Airport 2 Yes
Public Rule For Getting Stars Adding your first Wikipedia link to HoboTraveler.com 1 Yes
Public rule for getting stars Paying 25 dollars, and receiving 1 No
Writers of Books Any 1 book written by members. Why? Proof of ability to explain our world to other humans. 3 Yes
Languages Speaking another language. Would love to give more, but how to determine fluency is about impossible. 1 Yes
Expatriate Living Marrying a person from another country. 1 Yes
Expatriate Living Being an expat living in another country for over one year, and not having an address in the country of citizenship. 3 Yes
Perpetual Travelers, not tourist living Not owning a home, renting an apartment, having any permanent residence, being a nomad, living anywhere. 3 Yes
Perpetual Travelers, not tourist living 60 days for living in one country 1 Yes
Super Rich and Famous Visit one of the many Stateless Nations Examples: South Ossetia, Abkhazia, Tibet,etc 3 Yes
Super Rich and Famous Visiting Monaco 1 Yes
Super Rich and Famous Visiting the Island of Saint Barthelemy 3 Yes
Countries with stars for visiting Visiting Saudi Arabia 4 Yes
Countries with stars for visiting Visiting Antarctica 5 Yes
Countries with stars for visiting Visiting Afghanistan 10 Yes
Countries with stars for visiting Visiting the Stan Brothers 3 Yes
Countries with stars for visiting Visiting Somalia 10 Yes
Countries with stars for visiting Visiting Nigeria 10 Yes
Countries with stars for visiting Visiting India 4 Yes
Countries with stars for visiting Visiting War Zones 10 Yes
Countries with stars for visiting Visiting Bangladesh 7 Yes
Help Members Save Money A video of your hotel, with the price explained in the comments area, and in video, if there is no cost of rental, its of no value. 1 Yes
Help Members Save Money Posting “Price Checks” for countries. 1 Yes
Extreme Experiences Be the only member who has visited a specific country, this disappears when 2nd member visits. 3 No
Extreme Experiences Visit countries that normal travelers don’t go 10 No
Extreme Experiences Visit a conflict zone, and taking photos, and, or videos. 10 Yes
Articles written for Travel Lifestyle Area The first time: Write an article, and it is shared to Blog. 5 No
Inspiration The first time you post a travel quote on the Hobo Talk Wall, with the name of person who said the quote. 2 Yes
Meetups Sponsoring a Hobo Traveler meetup, update the meetup page, then give 60 days before the meetup, where by at least 2 other Hobos attend that are verified, Need to request stars - and include direct shareable link to parent thread. 5 Yes
Meetups Picking up a non-relative Hobo member at the airport, then post a selfie on Talk Wall. Need to request stars - and include direct shareable link to parent thread. 1 Yes
Meetups When you attend a Hobo Traveler Meetup, prove by posting a selfie with other Hobos at the meetup, or group photo. Need to request stars - and include direct shareable link to parent thread. 3 Yes
Super Verified When you become super verified. Two verified members meet, look inspect other person identification for correct name. Then do a selfie together, and post it to the wall. To be valid, a person must have identification in hand for selfie of the two members. 20 Yes
TALK WALL PUBLIC When a member pastes 5 functional appropriate Wikipedia links. (This continues to add until 5 in total.) 1 No
TALK WALL PUBLIC When a person has a count of 5 location check ins 1 Yes
Webpage Design and SEO Proofreading, and signing the page as proofread by you, for static pages. 1 No
Webpage Design and SEO A suggestion used, on how to improve Hobo Traveler. We must use, and implement it. This is a proactive member, who can anticipate, and adapt. The ability to adapt, think and make wise decisions is the greatest of savvy travel. 3 No
New Members for Hobo Traveler One time donation of more than 100 dollars 1 No
New Members for Hobo Traveler One time donation of more than 500 dollars. 2 No
New Members for Hobo Traveler 30 plus dollars voluntary subscription fee made public. 6 No
New Members for Hobo Traveler 5 dollars voluntary subscription fee made public. 3 No
New Members for Hobo Traveler 1 to 5 dollars voluntary subscription fee per month made public. 1 No
New Members for Hobo Traveler Listing your HoboTraveler profile on any social network. Need to request stars and include a direct shareable link to parent thread. 1 No
New Members for Hobo Traveler Adding your personal profile link in an article written on another website. Need to request stars and include a direct shareable link to parent thread. 1 No
New Members for Hobo Traveler Post on Linkedin, that includes a functional, clickable link back to HoboTraveler.com. Need to request stars - and include direct shareable link to parent thread. 2 No
New Members for Hobo Traveler Sharing Hobo Traveler.com on your personal profile on Facebook. Need to request stars, need to include direct shareable link to parent thread on Facebook. 2 No
New Members for Hobo Traveler Sponsoring 2 members, and the members listing you as their sponsor. 10 No
Photos When a person adds more than 10 profile photos 10 Yes
Photos When a person posts a selfie with other verified members. 2 Yes
Photos Every 50 photos uploaded to Hobo with titles. 2 Yes
Visas The first time a member goes to an embassy abroad to apply for a visa while not your home country and then explains it on the Hobo Talk Wall with more than 150 characters. For example, to apply for a Visa to India, while traveling in Thailand, to go the India Embassy in Thailand, and make the application. 5 Yes
Visas When a member explains on the Talk Wall how they used an online Visa application service with a link to the service, cost, etc. explained in good detail. 3 Yes
Visas The first time a person applies for a visa by going to the Embassy of the country inside the USA. 5 Yes
Talk Wall Being logged in daily, and making one comment 30 days in a row. This is a one time, if the person does not log in for any period after that, stars will be removed. 3 No
Talk Wall The “Holder” of champion number of likes for a comment, post, or photo. They lose this when another person is higher. 10 No
Talk Wall Upload a photo and it receives more than 20 likes. This is only for the first time, no more stars can be earned. 1 Yes
Talk Wall Member has received over 100 likes to their comments in total 1 Yes
Talk Wall YouTube video embed on Talk Wall up to 10, showing your lodging, hotel, airbnb, with prices so members can understand value. The maximum you can receive is 10 stars. Zero stars when you paste a YouTube link that leave the Hobo Talk Wall. 1 No
Talk Wall 5 embedded videos 5 Yes
Talk Wall Person does more than 50 posts of any type 5 Yes
Personal Person writes a public 600 word explanation of why they travel, and how they benefit from Hobo Traveler? 5 No
Followers Mobile phone number verified 5 No
Followers Person has more than 50 followers 5 Yes
Website links Incoming link from your personal website to HoboTraveler.com. Need to request stars - and include direct shareable link to parent thread. 5 No
Website Links Insert Hobo Profile link on Youtube 'About' Tab 3 Yes
Website links When you have a link to your personal website. 3 No
Website links Facebook link: Example: 2 Yes
Website links Adding Linkedin.com link to your profile page under websites. 10 Yes
Bucket Person puts up 10 bucket list items. 3 Yes
Profile People who visit Africa, Middle East, China, and Russia 3 Yes
Profile Each sub-category of continent 1 No
Profile Visited more than 200 countries 20 Yes
Profile Visited more than 150 countries 10 Yes
Profile Visited more than 100 countries 10 Yes
Profile Visited more than 50 countries listed on profile 5 Yes
Profile 50 characters in the About Me 5 Yes
Profile 30 characters in the About Me 3 Yes
Profile 20 characters in the About Me 2 Yes
Profile Views Most views of your profile: Are you the champion? Is everyone looking at your profile? After 30 days we put you in the champions. This number is decreased to zero when surpassed. 10 No
Profile Views Profile has been visited over 100 times from links posted on social media sites. i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Instructable, Pinterest, an incoming link visit. 5 No
Verify Your Identity Paying to star vetting of identification, pay the 25 USD, and receive postcards. 1 Yes