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  1. missed connections
    Craigslist Leaves Global Pervs in Limbo, Shuts Down ‘Adults Services’ WorldwideSorry, pervs.
  2. adult services
    21 States Call for Village Voice Media to Shut Down Backpage.com’s Adult ServicesBut not everyone on Backpage.com has bad intentions.
  3. missed connections
    Craigslist Confirms Discontinuation of ‘Adult Services’ Section“Censored” label appeared over Labor Day weekend.
  4. missed connections
    Is Craigslist Shuttering Its Adult Services Section?But fear not: Casual Encounters seems to be unaffected.
  5. loose threads
    Erin Wasson Hearts J.Crew; Pretzel Chips Kills Anorexia AdsPlus, Christian Siriano’s Craigslist imposter!
  6. stand clear of the closing doors
    L Train Has More Missed Connections Than Any OtherThis should not be a surprise to people who take it around 9 in the morning.
  7. phone sex
    The Inevitable iPhone Video Sex Chat Services BeginOn Craigslist, of course.
  8. tv
    ‘Guardian for Island Needed (Between Sydney and L.A.)’: Lost Advertises on Craigslist“Duties: Touching people, some weaving, arranging purges.”
  9. whiskey dicks
    Commuters Grateful to Snowstorm for Keeping Them Away From Stifling Suburban LivesExpect an uptick in “Get warm on a cold night” ads in Casual Encounters.
  10. this is probably fake
    Straight Men Like Gasmasters, TooThis is exactly as gross as it sounds.
  11. neighborhood news
    In Which Neighborhood Does This Person Want a Roommate?“So what if you are vegan, or vegan friendly, or an animal lover, or a professional, or an aspiring artist, these are the cliche and redundancy of humanity.”
  12. this is probably fake
    There Is Some Gay Dude Roaming the City With a Stranger Fetish We Don’t Even UnderstandAnd we understand a LOT of stranger fetishes.
  13. the girl with kaleidoscope eyes
    ‘Sometimes Life Here Can Feel Kaleidoscopic, Like a Bad Acid Trip of Human Personalities’A plea from a woman searching for friends on Craigslist.
  14. roomate wanted
    ‘I’m Very Domesticated & PLUS a Worldly Sophisticate!!!’Anyone looking for a roommate?
  15. tube junkie
    Weird Al Finally Weighs In on Craigslist, the DoorsMusic’s preeminent song parodist, “Weird Al” Yankovic, returns this morning with a new single and video, and, we’ll be honest, we’re a little disappointed.
  16. the boner buster
    The Boner Buster Strikes AgainCuomo breaks up a prostitution ring that operated through Craigslist.
  17. big mistake. big. huge.
    Craigslist’s Erotic Services Are Now Simply ‘Adult’Apparently they think this will keep the working girls from peddling their wares.
  18. getting their hands dirty
    Craigslist ‘Casual Encounters’ Not So Casual AnymoreOnce the ‘Times’ takes on something fun and filthy, you know the party’s over.
  19. please tell us this isn't real
    ‘Hit Me Up, Gasmaster.’From the annals of Craigslist Missed Connection.
  20. crazytown
    Anybody Want a Life-size Killer Whale?That’s what one Craigslist poster recently wanted to know.
  21. hipster mating
    Garlic-Breath Guy Asks: Wanna Make Out?Not really, but thanks!
  22. Now Hiring
    Wanted: Ice-Cream WomenPlus, a Craigslist ad calls for ““attrective [sic] busty females.”
  23. Craigslist
    Sex Diaries, Grub Street Edition: The Businessman in the Brasserie BathroomA Craigslist missed connection: “HOT Biz guy in bthrm at Restaurant.”
  24. thanksgiving
    Craigslist Offers Plump, Organic Bird This Thanksgiving(We are using bird in the British way.)
  25. opportunities
    Honors Grad With Six-Pack Abs Seeks ‘6 x 3 Corner’Will run errands, cook, teach languages in exchange for “three lined-up cushion chairs.”
  26. We Are Not the Only Ones Obsessed With Neel KashkariThe Craigslist fantasies are already awaiting your fulfillment, Neel.
  27. Gordo
    Gordon Ramsay Trolls Craigslist for the Passionate and 21+Come on, you know you want to be a contestant on the next season of ‘Hell’s Kitchen.’
  28. this is probably fake
    Hey, Mr. Perfect, Your Miss Neurotic Is Out There Waiting for You!A lovely-seeming young woman in New York just wants a guy who meets a few specific qualifications, okay?
  29. in other news
    Upper East Side Housewife Craves Nanny, Book DealRebecca Land Soodak’s Craigslist post got her a nanny — will it bring her more?
  30. NewsFeed
    Food Network Wants You(!) to Be Schooled by Celeb Chefs“The FOOD NETWORK in Search of Hopeless Home Cooks!” reads an ad.
  31. Mediavore
    Vertical Farms Coming to New York?; Manhattan Immune to Starbucks Closings (forPlus Spike Mendelsohn’s creepy admirer, Aamos goes west, and more, in our morning news roundup.
  32. NewsFeed
    David Chang Rescues Ko Girls From Totally Lame DatesThey came, they saw, they blogged.
  33. NewsFeed
    Were the Latest Craigslisters a No-Ko Last Night?There were plenty of empty seats at Ko last night.
  34. company town
    ‘Martha Wanted to Wash and Blow-dry the Chickens’Martha disrupts plans to make her seem like less of a perfectionist, Bear Stearns CEO Jimmy Cayne may face arrest (he’d better hide his stash!), and the FBI is slapping anyone who’s ever said the word “mortgage” with criminal charges, in our daily roundup of media, finance, real-estate and law news.
  35. in other news
    Teens Used Craigslist and Empty Promises of iPhones in Robbery RingFacebook-status-update-based crimes can only be next.
  36. Back of the House
    East Village Burger Joint Seeks Conflicted Burger ManIt takes a lot to cook an East Village burger.
  37. intel
    Brooklyn Parents Leave It All BehindA Bed-Stuy family is shedding their belongings and embarking on an unusual journey.
  38. NewsFeed
    Ko-thario Ends Up ‘Eating Dirty Sex’ on DateThe saga of the Momofuku Ko-thario — the man who used Craigslist to leverage his extra seat at Ko into a date with Dominique of Dominique Eats Out — has come to an end
  39. NewsFeed
    Ko-thario Picks Food Blogger Over Atheist CarnivoreAccording to one of his potential Ko dates, he’s “funny, charming, lots in common, cute. Looks like a tall dark Jewish Michael Cera.”
  40. NewsFeed
    Ko Now Slightly Easier to Get IntoMomofuku Ko is now taking Tuesday reservations, meaning it’s open seven days a week.
  41. NewsFeed
    Craiglist Ko-thario Reveals Himself As Creator of $12,000 KnishThe author of a Craigslist ad gloating about his Ko reservations and offering a seat up to any takers (preferably Brazilian porn stars or Padma Lakshmi) has come forward.
  42. NewsFeed
    Craigslister Offers a Seat at Ko to Hot FoodiesA reader sends us a Craigslist posting from a Momo-freako who is really hard up to go to Ko with a Brazilian porn star.
  43. The In-box
    Gael Greene’s Ko Conspirator Goes on the DefensiveBy now you might be almost as sick of hearing about Gael Greene’s and Tom Dobrowski’s Ko reservation debacle as you are of, say, trying to get a reservation at the place — but we thought we’d post Dobrowski’s latest e-mail to us by way of a coda.
  44. NewsFeed
    Gael Greene Takes David Chang to SchoolGael Greene finally weighs in on her date with Tom Dobrowski, the Craigslister who was accused of canceling his reservation at Momofuku Ko only to show up playing dumb.
  45. NewsFeed
    Ko Controversy: A Witness Emerges From the ShadowsA man who says he dined at Ko beside Gael and her Craigslist date offers his account of events.
  46. NewsFeed
    Gael Greene’s Craigslist Ko Date Speaks Out!After accusations that he may have reserved seats at Ko and canceled them after his Craigslist ad didn’t get any responses, Thomas Dobrowski, who doesn’t appreciate being called a “weird guy” by Frank Bruni, tell us about his date with Gael Greene.
  47. NewsFeed
    Gael Greene Goes on a Craigslist Date at Ko, Stirs ControversyThe guy who posted a Craiglist ad asking for someone to pay for his dinner at Momofuku Ko actually got some takers — and some high-profile ones, at that. He told our own Gael Greene, his ultimate choice, that he turned down Frank Bruni for her.
  48. intel
    The Search for Hipster Roommates on Craigslist Just Got a Little UglierWe just found our favorite new pretentious sublet advertisement.
  49. NewsFeed
    Craigslister Will Take You to Ko — If You PayA reservation for you at Craigslist — all you have to do is pay for Tom.
  50. sex diaries
    Sex Diaries: The Office Don Juan With a Taste for Casual EncountersOnce a week, Daily Intel takes a peek at what your friends and neighbors are doing behind doors left slightly ajar.
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