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Old 12-11-2011, 05:58 PM
 
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I guess people generally meet at places like Starbucks. But besides not wanting to meet somewhere I feel I should be buying something, I wanted something quieter.

Does anyone have places you've liked? Preferably midtown. I was thinking of the SIBL library on 34th, or the lobby of the Met Museum, if I had to go uptown.
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Old 12-11-2011, 06:07 PM
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after the scams i ran into trying to sell a set of bmw snow tires only place i would do a transaction is opposite the police pct.
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Old 12-11-2011, 08:01 PM
 
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What kind of "transaction"????
This is important.
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Old 12-11-2011, 09:20 PM
 
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I've only done a meetup once from craigslist and I was a little skeptical at first but it turned out great. I met with someone at the movie theater entrance (there were cops inside anyway) in Union Square.

I've also met up with someone from eBay all the way in Brooklyn. I had a friend since it was very deep on Avenue X in the train station. Quite odd but it was fine as well.
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Old 12-11-2011, 09:32 PM
 
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Meet in a park or other crowded public setting. Use landmarks such as statues to make finding each other easier.
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Old 12-14-2011, 09:53 PM
 
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Absolutely no one had a creative suggestion for a meeting place?

I can't believe anyone would want to meet standing up in a building entrance.
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Old 12-14-2011, 10:17 PM
 
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Sure, why not.

Or you could just meet at Central Park.
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Old 12-14-2011, 10:31 PM
 
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Definitely a crowded place with an easy landmark to meet at. I've met someone at Union Square to buy something from Craigslist once. Midtown, you could say Bryant Park, right outside Bryant Park Grill or something like that.
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Old 12-15-2011, 12:32 AM
 
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Absolutely no one had a creative suggestion for a meeting place?

I can't believe anyone would want to meet standing up in a building entrance.
Why do or would you need a creative meeting place. If you are buying or selling something then you should be meeting in very public place with lot of people so its easy to stand out and being in public generally deters some actions like getting your ass mugged for stuff you wanted to sell or cash you brought.

If it's like craiglist date thing then come up with your own idea! XD
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Old 12-15-2011, 07:44 PM
 
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your sentences make my head cringe
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