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“I knew it was a long shot, but Missed Connections is the first place people go when they want to find someone they had a fleeting moment with on the subway or in a coffee shop,” she explains.
Enter the Craigslist Conqueror, real name Aaron Smith.
As does dating with your dollars – every dating site out there.
There’s a sort of visceral, tangible change happening in the online hunt for relationships as a reaction to these two options.
At one point, he tells me he was sleeping with two to three women a week, sometimes more. and so I started telling my friends about it,” he says. I thought I was Superman – but I just had the right tools.” That’s when he started sharing his secrets, via his book and even on the Howard Stern Show. The Missed Connections success stories are surprisingly many – and unsurprisingly, inspiring. She tells me that after locking eyes and dancing with a mystery man at a concert, he disappeared into the crowd. But the next day she got a response from the man himself; his friend had noticed the Missed Connections ad and pointed him toward it.
While his time conquering Craigslist was originally of the sexual variety, Smith ended up finding love on the site. As of late 2012, it was pulling in 50 billion page views a month. Suffice it to say that the odds of reconnecting with that stranger you made furtive eye contact with across the bar are bad. “Neither of us had ever done anything like [that], so it was a bit awkward at first,” Bergen says.