Get SF Weekly Newsletters

Monday, June 24, 2013

Craigslist Missed Connections of the Week: Inappropriate Comments, Old Fashioned Spite, and Injuries

Posted By on Mon, Jun 24, 2013 at 10:09 AM

click to enlarge AZP WORLDWIDE/ SHUTTERSTOCK

Of Craiglist's many valuable services, perhaps the most important is the Missed Connections. Some can be as simple as a quick description of a person and a setting, and an explanation of how the poster would like to meet up again. Some can be more convoluted, with directions, pictures, maps, and even a secret code or two. And some are painful yawps aimed at the entire universe, decrying the sad events that befall the emotionally over-available. Below are some of our favorite Missed Connections, culled from San Francisco's Craigslist:

There Aren't Many Raiders Enthusiasts in SF...

click to enlarge mc224.jpg

Even less of those enthusiasts are seen wearing the denim jumpsuit look, which, according to this poster, should NOT be confused with overalls.

This guy was so ready to find his Missed Connection he forgot the importance of grammar and spelling.

click to enlarge mc324.jpg

Ah, love. The affliction whose feelings will make us do all sorts of crazy things, including typing a love note without spell checking it. Unless this jumble is some new code of bar speak that we're not yet keen to.

Screeeech! BAM! I think I'm in love.

click to enlarge mc124.jpg

Every guy knows that letting cute girls get away with a little too much is just part and parcel of accepting your gender. Is it possible this guy and his friend went too far? Not if she responds.

We've all been drunk before...

click to enlarge mc424.jpg

And we've all said something, possibly even repeatedly, to a person we were interested in at the party last night. Hey, apologies go a long way, right?

Everyone loves a spiteful posting on the Internet. Y'know, because they're so...rare.

click to enlarge mc524.jpg

This serves as one of those great Missed Connections that allows for a bit of mystery and intrigue. It invites the reader to fill in the blanks with myriad circumstances and situations that could have led to the poster wishing sagginess and wrinkles on their intended target.

Let us know which one of this week's top five you liked the best. More to come every week.

For events in San Francisco this week and beyond, check out our calendar section. Follow us on Twitter at @ExhibitionistSF and like us on Facebook.

  • Pin It

About The Author

Joseph Geha

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Popular Stories

  1. Most Popular Stories
  2. Stories You Missed

Like us on Facebook

Slideshows

  • clipping at Brava Theater Sept. 11
    Sub Pop recording artists 'clipping.' brought their brand of noise-driven experimental hip hop to the closing night of 2016's San Francisco Electronic Music Fest this past Sunday. The packed Brava Theater hosted an initially seated crowd that ended the night jumping and dancing against the front of the stage. The trio performed a set focused on their recently released Sci-Fi Horror concept album, 'Splendor & Misery', then delved into their dancier and more aggressive back catalogue, and recent single 'Wriggle'. Opening performances included local experimental electronic duo 'Tujurikkuja' and computer music artist 'Madalyn Merkey.'"