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Even on the smelly subways of NYC, sparks can fly.
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Love Bytes: 13 Craigslist Ads That Prove True Love Does Exist

From sharing a glance in a crowded New York City train to accidentally bumping hands down the street, people forge little connections with strangers every day. These sweet ads on Craigslist prove that love at first sight really does exist. Plus, a revenge story gone viral that you just have to read about. It's all in our weekly roundup of love, sex and relationship news!

10 Plausible Reasons Why You Ignored My Email Last Night
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10 Plausible Reasons Why You Ignored My Email Last Night

by Panty Parade / Off Go the Panties Drunken dialing while stone, cold sober may sound like an anomaly, but I assure you, it does occur. The moments when I’m all alone and wishing I was not and trying to make the best of the situation with my moist fingers or vibrating toy sneak up and take hold. I get it in my head that it’s a good idea to reach out to a lover or friend to see if he could come over. Maybe we could hang out and drink a few beers?

This is Your Wake-up Call (Or, Story of the Disappointing Penis)
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This is Your Wake-up Call (Or, Story of the Disappointing Penis)

by Panty Parade / Off Go the Panties Waking up disoriented in a strange hotel room sounds like the beginnings of an urban legend. Maybe it was because I hadn’t had all that much to drink the night before OR maybe because my dog was there beside me OR maybe because my host had left hours earlier—but I did not find WELCOME TO AIDS scrawled in lipstick on the bathroom mirror or a stranger soaking in an ice-filled bathtub with a recently removed kidney. I did find a few spent condoms in the trash.

Strange Brew:  The Craigslist Personals
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Strange Brew: The Craigslist Personals

  If you ever find yourself completely bored AND horny AND without a date on a night when you REALLY want a date . . . . Then I sort of recommend checking out the Craigslist personals. Mind you, this is not a full fledge referral. In fact, based on my recent experience with answering a dozen advertisements on CL, I would have to say I’m only mildly lukewarm, half-heartedly encouraging you to try it. Want to know why? Because the men there are not really looking for what they say they want. I know—confused men on the Internet?—surprise!

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There's no ticket for this game!
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Relationship Fail: Win The Lotto ... And The Prize Is Me!

We bought our first lottery ticket a few months ago when the jackpot was close to $315 million. We won two dollars. It was disappointing, as the lottery usually is – you start to fantasize about what you would do with that much money, but in the back of your head you know your chances are impossibly slim. Not so with this lottery!

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Are you, ahem, coming or going?
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Relationship Fail: Let's Have Frequent Flyer Sex At The Airport

Airports are awful these days. They're crowded with people who aren't sure where they need to go and don't understand that you need to take your shoes off while going through security. And don't even get us started on the creepy pat-downs from complete strangers who get to do so because they're wearing uniforms...

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"Hmm, this is a tough one."
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Relationship Fail: Are You Hotter Than My Wife?

Gone are the days when you had to take pop quizzes and standardized tests, and you couldn't be happier. The last time you remember using a pencil to fill in a little circle on paper was when you asserted that yes, you are over 18 and (unlike the tanning mom's daughter) old enough to use a tanning bed.

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C'mon, you can't resist this offer!
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Relationship Fail: I Want To Cheat On My Wife With You

Something tells us if you're looking to cheat without getting caught, you tread carefully. You don't shout it from the rooftops or joke about it with your friends. You also don't explicitly post your intentions on a free, easily accessible website like Craigslist. Well, this guy didn't get the memo.

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"Moooooo"
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Relationship Fail: Want To Date A "Lazy Cow"?

Online dating experts are always stressing that you should know how to sell yourself to a potential match. This means listing your best qualities in your profile and posting photos that make you look like a fabulous catch. This does not mean that you should refer to yourself as a "lazy cow."

Relationship Fail: Let's Meet & Get Married For Christmas!
A match made in Craigslist heaven.
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Relationship Fail: Let's Meet & Get Married For Christmas!

The other night as we walked home from work, we heard a young woman say to her friend, "My mom asked me what I want for Christmas. I told her, 'Can you buy me a boyfriend? You know, if you see anything tall or handsome.'" That really cracked us up. But this... this isn't as funny.

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Look ma, we're a real couple! Really!
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Temporary Holiday Boyfriends: WTF?

Surprisingly, or maybe unsurprisingly, some singles are looking for temporary relationships for the holiday season. Apparently, it's fine to be single all year long, but when Christmas, Hanukkah or whatever your holiday jam is rolls around, you best be coupled up, sister. And since you can find pretty much everything else on Craigslist, you might as well find a short-term fella to bring home to mom and dad.