Missed Connection on Craig's List

  • bijockmuscle

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    Jan 26, 2010 2:29 PM GMT
    Has anyone ever been a "missed connection" on Craig's List? Has anyone posted a missed connection and got the appropriate reply? Curious as to how successful it is...?
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    Jan 26, 2010 2:32 PM GMT
    I think I posted in a thread identical to this one.

    But to answer your question- probably not. I don't know for sure ,though.
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    Jan 26, 2010 2:51 PM GMT
    wouldnt know cuz i dont go to cl unless i need to sell stuff meant for the yard sale
  • WILDCARD73

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    Jan 26, 2010 2:56 PM GMT
    lol i posted one too

    http://www.realjock.com/gayforums/798695/
  • bigdrew

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    Jan 26, 2010 3:28 PM GMT
    I posted one after i met this CUTE guy at GayDays and realized we didnt exchange info. He lived in D.C. and I in Atlanta.
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    Surprise, surprise. His friend saw it and the CUTE guy emailed me. I guess they do work.;)

    Most of the times Ive looked at them, though, they just seem sad. Not so much missed connections as missed opportunities.

    Its like "If you felt the connection, and there was eye contact and all, STOP. Talk to this person. Exchange words. If not that, at least go stand close to the person." Giv the dude the 'greenlight'

    It makes me sad when I read, "I should have talked to you" or "I think you followed me" or "You stuck you peen in me"

    Grow a Pair People!!
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    Jan 26, 2010 5:22 PM GMT
    I posted one late one night (after coming home from the bar), and was surprised that by the time I woke up, he had already responded. His name was in the e-mail, so I searched for him on Facebook and it was legit. We went on a date but it didn't go much further than that.

    I'm pretty sure I had damn good luck, and this is not the common experience.
  • jon92027

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    Jan 26, 2010 6:32 PM GMT
    I love reading missed connections evry day, it is a bit of a guilty pleasure. My goal is to one day be a missed connection. I do know of people who have posted and found success, and those who have been a subject of a missed connection, no harm in posting
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    Jan 26, 2010 7:20 PM GMT
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    Jan 26, 2010 7:36 PM GMT
    Reading missed connections helped me catch my BF cheating, putting on shows at the DT Golds sauna. Nice.

    On a lighter note, this was my favorite one I ever ran across.

    I let Fluffy out this morning to go tinkle. Little did I know, the hot neighbor kid must have left my gate open when he came to play on my swing set, because Fluff ran right out of the yard! I can tell you're a real determined, goal-oriented guy, because when you hit my dog you didn't even tap the breaks! I know we didn't get a proper introduction, but I'd like to take you out for dinner. You're a blond, middle-aged guy who drives a big truck with a pair of those rubber nuts hanging off the back. Respond and tell me what kind of dog I had so I know it's you. PS: Fluffy died on contact, but I'm not mad at you. He was already blind in one eye and walked with a limp, so maybe it's best that this happened when it did.

  • bigdrew

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    Jan 26, 2010 8:05 PM GMT
    @Kevinap --- You're totally f-ing with us, right?
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    Jan 26, 2010 8:32 PM GMT
    i look at it everyday...i posted once of twice. seen a post about me once.
  • MisterT

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    Jan 26, 2010 8:45 PM GMT
    I look at them occasionally, never saw one about me though. I just posted one yesterday to a guy i jogged with but without phones or other way of taking info, we changed paths with comments of hopefully running into each other again.

    I doubt I'll get a response, but maybe will see him on the trail again, it was nice to have a jogging partner for even a short while.
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    Jan 26, 2010 8:56 PM GMT
    I got missed connected once...by a guy at the gym I gave a spot to. It worked out well...he was very cool and very good in bed. And then he moved to DC...grr.

    I miss connected a guy once...he never replied.

    I just like reading them...for pure entertainment. I have a friend who is a trainer and he gets ads about him all the time. I call him whenever he shows up on there....he's always like "Why can't they just say hello?"

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    Jan 26, 2010 9:02 PM GMT
    jon92027 saidI love reading missed connections evry day, it is a bit of a guilty pleasure. My goal is to one day be a missed connection. I do know of people who have posted and found success, and those who have been a subject of a missed connection, no harm in posting


    I'm the same--high entertainment value, though at present the ones posting in Toronto tend to be more the "you stuck your peen in me" variety mentioned above. Although reading them did alert me to how much action must happen in the showers, steamrooms, and saunas at my health club chain. These things must happen to the after-work crowd...
  • calibro

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    Jan 26, 2010 9:31 PM GMT
    I did and the guy replied
  • Glorfindel

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    Jan 26, 2010 9:38 PM GMT
    Was a MC one time. Guy posted about a guy being in the locker room at the gym in my swim trunks and heading to the pool. Was the right day and right time for me to doing a swim workout. Like 99% sure it was me unless the guy was doing a MC for one of the old overweight guys that swims at my gym. icon_sad.gif

    I've posted a couple MC. Never had any successful connections.

    I've posted a few joke responses to some hilariously outrageous m4m's. One was some guy visiting DC and looking for friends to do stuff with. He added a picture of the Swedish chef and a chicken. Okay, posts with pics get viewed much more frequently than those without, but the guy used a picture of the Swedish chef holding a meat cleaver over a chicken in a frying pan. NOT the best impression to give someone you want to meet. icon_smile.gif

    I even got a response flagged on m4m. Guy had posted that he was a "bear pig" looking for similars for sex, etc. I couldn't resist so I responded with a pic of South Park Al Gore wearing a manbearpig costume. I asked if that was him. He probably didn't like that and was the one who flagged my post. Ah well, it still entertained me. icon_smile.gif
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    Jan 26, 2010 9:40 PM GMT
    I also read missed connections for the entertainment value. some are just outta control... like the following:

    "HOT!! fueling - m4m (fuel pumps)
    You- were fueling my helicopter, schweizer hat, leather pants, and long fuel hose
    Me - moo-moo, NVG, gimp mask, pocket full of happy to see you.
    I was too shy to say anything and the rubber ball in my mouth kept me from expressing my true feelings. I think you wanted to grab my cyclic. Let me know if want order pizza man some night"

    wtf who write these?

    this ones even better

    "You were my proctologist - m4m - 32 (fairview)

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    Date: 2010-01-24, 1:16PM CST

    Reply To This Post

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    Your long fingers showed they had the guile to be among the best I've ever encountered. From the moment you snapped that XL latex glove on your right hand, I was sure you were the one for me. I'd like to know if maybe sometime you want to go out and get coffee and you can give me another exam. If you think this is you, tell me what you said about my hemorrhoid when you were prepping me icon_smile.gif

    Peace and blessings. "


    haha i actually laughed out loud when i read the last line


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    Jan 26, 2010 9:45 PM GMT
    but yea ive found myself in a couple missed connections... usually when im surfing for some funy ones... i found myself three, maybe four times

    two were from creepy older married men at my gym and one from going out to gay bars...

    i dont like finding myself on there, its kinda weird
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    Jan 26, 2010 10:23 PM GMT
    yes it is the best part of craigslist, but i dont think it really works that often
  • coolarmydude

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    Jan 26, 2010 10:35 PM GMT
    I posted last week due to a guy giving me a serious double take at the gym as he was leaving. No reply as of yet.

    Last night, another guy gave me a double take and I decided to see if he would post on the missed connection. No reply as of yet.


    The gym ones can be very hot.
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    Jan 26, 2010 10:38 PM GMT
    bijockmuscle saidHas anyone ever been a "missed connection" on Craig's List? Has anyone posted a missed connection and got the appropriate reply? Curious as to how successful it is...?



    Don't do it... it's a trap.... (just something funny to read when buzzed with friends... we all take turns reading them aloud and laughing until our necks break)
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    Jan 26, 2010 10:44 PM GMT
    Maybe I should have posted a few lines last Friday when I saw a really handsome guy sitting across me on the subway....
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    Jan 26, 2010 11:35 PM GMT
    @bigdrew....nope, that was real in the Nashville, Tn missed connections

    I just love everything about it. Completely sick and wrong if it really is real...but a good laugh if it isn't
  • styrgan

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    Jan 26, 2010 11:59 PM GMT
    Someone told me once that they posted a Missed Connection for me on Craigslist once...

    It was kind of awkward... and I decided from that moment that I was never going to return his calls.
  • toybrian

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    Jan 27, 2010 12:26 AM GMT
    Have answered a few ads on there but most of the time never get a reply or get asked to send pics or something else but rarely meet in person...have only met 2 of the guys that I answered to so far...still will read them and answer any that I feel may be real...