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Musings of the Socially Aware

Akilah. 24. NYC by way of the Queen City. Take your brown eyes, your pretty smile, your silhouette.

WARNING: Do not take this blog too seriously. It is all encompassing of the fleeting thoughts I have, even if they are just momentary. Don't read too far into me.
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Posts tagged "missed connections"

soashulmedia:

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Call me a totally cynical a-hole, but I friggin adore Missed Connections on Craigslist for all the wrong reasons…Missed Connections are exactly that; the connection you think you may have shared with a person in passing—broadcast to the internet with reckless abandon. 

MissConn’s come in a lot of forms. From the hilariously titled and inappropriate (see above) to the melodramatic, albeit nerdily poetic:

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Words cannot describe the degree of secondhand embarrassment felt when seeing humans posting about other humans that likely didn’t recognize any interaction —boldly on the internet. Every Sunday, I spend a good 20 minutes reading through the most interestingly-titled, most descriptively located, most heartbreakingly sad/pathetic/thirsty missed connections. 

But really, I guess I like them so much because it reminds me how much we all want love. Missed Connections have no age restrictions, no race limitations, no criteria aside from having a C-list account with a working email address. You really find all kinds on that thread, and they are all searching for the same thing.*

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*well some are very honestly just looking for prostitution opportunities, but mostly I think these people want love…

NYC, WHAT?!

missed connections are the greatest ever.

I got “missed connection’d”. My life is complete. Totally complete.