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It's time again for Shopping The Personals, a recurring Racked feature wherein we comb through the retail-based Missed Connections listings on Craigslist.
1) Harlem/sound and the fury - 1 train - tuesday - m4w: "you were reading the sound and the fury on a uptown 1 train, which you pulled out of a barnes and noble bag. your other bag was brooklyn industries.i was sitting right next to where you were standing, listening to an ipod in jeans and a blue collared shirt. i got off at 116th, you shot uptown. you were so cute." [Listing]
2) Central Park/white shorts laying out in central park... - 24: "cute guy laying out in central park yesterday. you'd possibly run to the park and had a whole foods bag. i was laying out with two friends talking about everyone in the park (including you). we looked at each other quite a lot. :)" [Listing]
3) Midtown/Chocolate covered peanut butter pretzels on the uptown A about 7pm - m4w - 32: "I caught you checking out my pretzels. I didn't even know if you spoke English, but I thought you were cute and showed off my Trader Joe's bag to you. I practically invited you to join me on my blanket tomorrow night for the New York Philharmonic in Central Park, but got off at Columbus Circle with just a smile and no phone number, leaving it all to Providence." [Listing]
4) Chelsea/We stared- corner of 16th and 17th 5th avenue - m4w - 2: "Hey you seemed cute even from afar. You were wearing a light blue dress, sunglasses, dark skin and carrying a gap bag. I had on jeans and a dark blue striped shirt. Wonder if I will ever hear from you." [Listing]