Posts tagged "missed connections"

Missed Connections: Dude In Cargo Shorts Searches For Grape-Feeding, Maybe-Pregnant Dog Owner


Sometimes Craigslist Missed Connections read exactly like the First Act summaries for quirky romantic comedies. In fact, I would like to option this Craigslist Missed Connection ad I just read titled “I told you not to feed your dog grapes.” Can you option CL ads? Can I just steal it? Anyway, the poster i…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 22, 2014

Update: New Craigslist Posting Claims The Fat Woman On The Boston T Was A Bully

The saga of the fat woman on the Boston T line rages onward. Now, someone has written a new Craigslist missed connection post claiming that the woman herself is the bully, because she allegedly sat on a “kind, older woman” and the original douchebag target, effectively pinning them both down.

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Jessica Wakeman / March 21, 2014

Craigslist Missed Connection Takes Down Fat-Shaming Subway Douchebag

UPDATE, Friday 4p.m.:  There’s an update to this post here!

The world would feel like a more just place if we could (literally or figuratively) beat up every bully in the schoolyard. We can’t do that. But we can take to Craiglist’s Missed Connections to call out sociopathic, sadistic fat shamers who tell…

Jessica Wakeman / March 20, 2014

This Guy Is Asking The Interwebs For Help Finding His Missing Crush

So, once upon a time, a boy from New Zealand got lost in Hong Kong on New Year’s Eve and met a girl from America: “I was just walking around and admiring the lights and found this girl just crying on the side of the road … I went and tried to help her out. She…

Claire Hannum / December 6, 2013

This Is The Loveliest (And Oldest) Missed Connection You’ll Ever Read

The stories that live in Craigslist’s Missed Connections board are often the stuff of movies. A user at Reddit found one of its greatest gems this week: a post written by a man looking for the girl he spent Thanksgiving with in 1973. Pass the tissues please!

Read it, after the jump:…

Claire Hannum / November 21, 2013

This Craigslist Missed Connections Post Awesomely Tells Off A Street Harasser

A Minneapolis woman who is now pretty much my hero seems to have gotten fed up with the helpless feeling that comes along with being leered at on the street. She posted an open letter to the man who shouted nasty comments at her from his car on Craigslist Missed Connections, basically voicing the internal…

Claire Hannum / October 10, 2013

This May Be The Weirdest Craigslist Missed Connections Ad Ever

Waffle & Wolf is a waffle shack in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, that serves all manner of amazing waffles, both savory and sweet. Apparently, Waffle & Wolf is also where a reddish-haired man works that reminds this Craigslist poster of her deceased father. At first, the ad reads like a woman searching for a potentially long-lost family…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 7, 2013

The Craziest Missed Connections Post Ever

We’ve read our fair share of weird missed connections — car accidents, “You were the drunk girl,” or “You’re a cocktail waitress at the Hustler Casino.” But, this one trumps all. Listed in Los Angeles’ “M4W” section and called “I grabbed your boobs on Sunset,” it tells the tale of a man who tripped, tried…

Leonora Epstein / March 21, 2012

5 Craigslist Missed Connections Ads I Will Probably Never Get

Confession: I am pretty obsessed with Craigslist’s Missed Connections. It is my life goal to find one dedicated to me, and therefore I check them every day — so far, to no avail. After some deep contemplation, I’ve decided that the way I live my life is not necessarily conducive to the mysterious and sexy…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 19, 2012

Girl Talk: I Responded To A Missed Connection Ad

I’ve accomplished a few really great things in my life — losing 100 pounds, getting sober‚ but I’m not sure anything has been as personally satisfying as the day that I had a Missed Connection posted about me.

If you’re not familiar, Missed Connections is the section on Craigslist where dudes post about…

Emily McCombs / December 15, 2010

Public Missed Connections In Paris

The city of Paris is allowing people to submit neighborhood-specific missed connections of 160 characters or less through its website. On February 14th, the most beautiful ones will be selected and put up on these announcement boards that are found throughout the city. How romantique! [Paris.fr]…

Leonora Epstein / February 12, 2010

Blogging Is The Best Revenge

You know who’s not having a very Merry Christmas? The guy kissing the hot chick on the left. His name is Carmelo and for three months he was carrying on an affair with the hot chick (her name is Sheryl), even though he had a girlfriend. Sheryl, who writes a blog called “Musings of an

Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 25, 2009

Missed Connections Illustrated

Love to read Craigslist’s Missed Connections and have a thing for dreamy illustrations? Have I got the blog for you! Sophie Blackall creates illustrations based on the missed connections left on the NYC boards — often with the misspelled, grammatically incorrect text included — and they’re totally beautiful and often hilarious. A few of my…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 29, 2009

Missed Connection: Girl In White Pants At Gossip Girl Filming On 2nd Ave – M4W (Upper East Side)

While people have been gawking at the “Gossip Girl” crew that’s been filming all over Manhattan, some of the fans aren’t there to get a peek at their celeb crushes. This guy found his heart drawn towards an unknown girl wandering around the set. Hoping to find her, he posted in Craigslist’s “Missed Connections.”
I…

Leonora Epstein / August 14, 2009

Inauguration Day Missed Connections

After the day’s festivities, which included dancing until the early morning hours, the president and first lady were probably too worn out to have sex last night, but that doesn’t mean other people didn’t have fun! While there weren’t as many Inauguration Day Craigslist missed connections in Washington, D.C., as there were on election night,…

Catherine Strawn / January 21, 2009

New York Subway Love Story: The Conclusion

The year’s favorite love story has come to an end. The 21-year-old New Yorker who posted a drawing of a girl he saw on the subway on NYGirlOfMyDreams.com is no longer with his dream girl. Apparently Patrick Moberg and Camille Hayton broke up just two months after they got together last fall. “I think the…

Catherine Strawn / July 28, 2008

Finding Love On The Subway

Whenever I ride the subway, I am surrounded by people I don’t know. And some of them are quite attractive. I never talk to them because they are too busy reading Wired and I am too busy listening to my iPod. But now I can try to find my heart’s desire on SubwayCrush.com, a missed-connectio…

Catherine Strawn / April 15, 2008