NewsApril 29, 2014 at 10:13 am

Craiglist Opportunity To Become The Realest Le Anh

You’re already a sophomore and you haven’t come up with a super original, totally innovative start-up yet? Your opportunity to finally become relevant while rising to the ranks of food royalty like Le Anh and Cute HubBub guy is knocking.

This Craiglist ad is offering a fully functional food truck complete with all the necessary licensing and equipment to hit the Philly streets tomorrow. What will some swashbuckling Craiglist-er do with this opportunity? Perhaps the Philly food truck market’s startling lack of artisan mayonnaise, socially conscious cake pops, or hand-crafted pizza bites will finally be met. Here’s to hoping!

NewsFebruary 25, 2013 at 10:00 am

Quizzo Host, Wherefore Art Thou?

quizzoWanted! One Quizzo host.

More specifically, the dude who hosted at Blarney last Tuesday. This recent ad, posted by a 21-year-old woman on Philly’s Craigslist site, is on the lookout for the guy who ran last week’s trivia game. Based on the winky face included in the ad, it seems like things have the potential to get serious.

We wish the almost-lovers luck in finding each other tomorrow night!

NewsFebruary 24, 2012 at 11:20 am

Kelly Writers House Is For Lovers

Any of you ladies at Tuesday’s Rilke event at Kelly Writers House wanna rekindle that old flame that probably never existed? Check out your internet matchmaker over at Craigslist and let the sparks fly or whatever.

NewsOctober 6, 2011 at 9:58 am

Looking For Lolita

“Light of my life, fire of my loins. My sin, my soul.” We’re sorry, did our dramatic reading of Lolita just rouse you from your post-second breakfast nap (people have those, right? Ok)? Well, ladies, if you’re looking for your very own Humbert Humbert, just check Craiglist! For the low, low price of the blossom of your youth, you could have your very own “sponsor”:

See, miracles do happen! Full text (and more!) after the jump.

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NewsOctober 4, 2011 at 10:04 am

Saxbys Gets Sex(b)y

Hey, look! We found a Craigslist Missed Connection that isn’t bat-shit psycho and might actually be about you! Or you! Or…yue! (sorry boys, but not you):

This poetic homage to what could have been was posted in the m4w section on 10/2, so if you were getting yourself a little hangover pick-me-up and caught the eye of some 27-year-old dude (grad student? construction worker? OMG, the possibilities), maybe you should send this poor guy an email. He thinks your eyes are beautiful and wants to have sex with you buy you coffee.

Get Your Groove On — Tryna' hit up a concert this weekend? Check out 34st.com's guide to this week's concerts here. While you're at it you should probably see what's up on Craigslist Missed Connections. Were you that chick in Bobby's?
NewsSeptember 3, 2011 at 12:39 pm

Craigslist Proves Irony Isn’t Dead

Though we prefer trolling the Missed Connections, sometimes Craigslist is useful for other things (ninjas and replacing the silverware you stole from Commons and  accidentally threw away, mostly). And sometimes it’s just super creepy (see next paragraph).

Here’s one thing you can raise your rape whistle to: three guys in West Philly were caught posting fake ads in the For Sale section of Craigslist, luring in potential buyers and, once properly lured, robbing them (oh okay wswydt).

Sure, this isn’t what we’d call fair trading, but every anonymized website needs its 15 counts of post-ironic fame. And now that Craigslist has its out of the way, you can get back to replacing your roommate (and the couch she peed on)!

NewsAugust 9, 2011 at 11:05 am

Neighbors Seeking Ninjas

So what if this Craigslist posting is a little further West than Penn’s campus; we couldn’t let it slip through our fingers without giving it the attention it deserved. If you know how to “throw down,” are ready to “protect the awesome community” and also want a 50% discount on your rent, you just might have the chance to be Philadelphia’s newest resident on S. 46th Street.

Though calling this post “out there” is putting it gently, at least searching for a roommate via Craigslist is a fruitful use of the site (looking at you, Missed Connections). And to the Ninja-seekers, if you get any bites: pictures, please.

NewsAugust 3, 2011 at 9:47 am

One Of The Weirder Craigslist Missed Connections At Penn

SCENE I: The internet. Aspiring (failing?) writer reaches out on Craiglist missed connections. Nothing says hipster love like Lee’s delivery guys and army surplus bags at 40th and Walnut. This is apparently best expressed through a short play.

Enter readers, UTB.

EVERYONE: What is this shit?

UTB: Don’t ask us.

EVERYONE: Didn’t we have a weird Craiglist experience, like, last week?

UTB: We know, right?

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NewsJuly 26, 2011 at 2:20 pm

Missed Connection: Penn Fratstars?

During our daily ritual mindless trolling of Craigslist, we stumbled upon something that smelled strikingly familiar; a hint of stale beer, pot and an overwhelming sense of regret. There was something we couldn’t quite put our finger on about the “$710 Bro Pad” near the Art Museum looking for roommates. Then it hit us: clearly these were Penn kids.

Two dudes with “real jobs” who rage on the weekends are seeking someone who enjoys, among other things, “fratting hard,” “fiscal conservatism” and “killing it at life.” Even if these bowtie-clad bros aren’t St. A’s Penn alum, they certainly could be, which is why this is so awesome and also terrible.

If you think you can make it through their mandatory roommate tryouts, check out the full posting after the jump.

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