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Old 05-31-2013, 02:45 AM
 
Location: Texas
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Any thoughts?
A great place to look for love?

 
Old 05-31-2013, 02:56 AM
 
Location: San Antonio/Houston
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Old 05-31-2013, 03:00 AM
 
Location: The Crocheted Cauldron
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I still believe that the best place to look for love is in the real world where there are real people that you have real interaction with.

From what I understand Craigslist should be renamed BatPooCrazy List and most dating sites are used for casual sex with random strangers. Personally I have no experience with either because I have never been/seen either and don't plan on it anytime soon. I prefer the real world hands on method of dating and getting to know humans.
 
Old 05-31-2013, 03:12 AM
 
Location: Virginia-Shenandoah Valley
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From a law enforcement view I would say stay far away from Craigslist. Too many hook ups end poorly for many people.
 
Old 05-31-2013, 07:04 AM
 
Location: Kansas City, MO
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There are bound to be a few good people on CL. It's worth glancing at every now and then. If you're smart and perceptive, you'll be fine.

For fun, check out the lesbian ads on CL and see for yourself that women can be just as visual and perverted as men, especially in larger cities (NYC, SF, etc.).
 
Old 05-31-2013, 07:58 AM
 
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Craigslist personals ads are the quintessential example of a fantastic idea in theory, which abysmally fails in practice.

For used cars, tools, furniture and so forth, Craigslist has completely replaced the local newspaper classified section, and very effectively at that. It’s democratized the marketplace, connecting sellers and buyers in mass quantities, skipping the middleman.

Personals ads are a completely different story! Even the newspaper printed personals ads of the 80s and 90s were less tacky, more sincere and more respectable.
 
Old 05-31-2013, 08:00 AM
 
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I have a hard time meeting people who want to buy stuff I advertise on CL - so to answer your question not a chance in hell
 
Old 05-31-2013, 08:22 AM
 
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Craigslist personals ads are the quintessential example of a fantastic idea in theory, which abysmally fails in practice.

For used cars, tools, furniture and so forth, Craigslist has completely replaced the local newspaper classified section, and very effectively at that. Itís democratized the marketplace, connecting sellers and buyers in mass quantities, skipping the middleman.

Personals ads are a completely different story! Even the newspaper printed personals ads of the 80s and 90s were less tacky, more sincere and more respectable.
 
Old 05-31-2013, 08:49 AM
 
Location: NY
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CL is probably the worst place to go looking. Not the first.

I'd rather settle to remaining single and get a cat or a dog before trolling CL for love....
 
Old 05-31-2013, 09:09 AM
 
Location: not where you are
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From a law enforcement view I would say stay far away from Craigslist. Too many hook ups end poorly for many people.

Darn, I was just about to say it's as likely a place to find, (the real one, that also doesn't exist of course,) Bigfoot and then saw your nick and apropos response to the thread. Figured I need not say much more. Ah, but can I stop myself ..... It's a good place to find amusement, sell goods, view some interesting pics, see what your SO is up to while you're away. And for sure, you'll never forget what the male genitalia looks like as long as CL exist.

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