Baltimore Fishbowl Contributing Writer Maria-Veronica “MV” Banks writes the following column for The City That Breeds, and asks, “Huh?” to many of the weird and wonderful offers and asks on the local version of the world’s biggest classified section.
You know that unsettling guy from the bar you were avoiding on Friday night, or how about that girl that won’t leave you alone at the gym? Here is where you’ll find them, in their tragic, creepy entirety.
“Hippodrome Theater (downtown Balto)”?
Date Posted: December 3, 2012
Message: “You sat next to me Saturday evening at the Million Dollar Quartet show. section CMBAL row X* seat XXX*. You were with a chubby man. You were petite, short dark hair, glasses & the color of your lipstick was driving me madd. I wanted to kiss you & taste your lips. We smiled at each other twice. I wanted to speak to you , but couldn’t. I would love to see you again. Maybe only in my dreams.”
Questions raised: I am so impressed you’re on Craigslist at all, but especially for Missed Connections. Mad kudos. Now, what are the chances that the object of your affection also uses Craigslist? Slim to none? This breaks my heart, honestly, but you may need to search elsewhere. I know 62 isn’t terribly old, but it’s old enough that this isn’t a guarantee buddy.