This Craigslist Missed Connections Ad is Better Told By GIFs

This Missed Connections Craiglist parody is super-funny and now, in GIF form!

We’ve always thought that Craigslist’s “missed connections” section could be kind of sweet and romantic (if a little creepy and stalker-ish) but this spoof takes the cake for adorableness. In case you missed it (or, um, even if you didn’t) we put it in GIF form for your viewing pleasure:

 

He sees her and is like:

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He thinks she likes him too as she starts furiously reading a book.

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They get on the train and he tries really hard not to look at her.

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They stay on the train long past their stops. Days and weeks pass.

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They still stare -- but don't talk to each other.

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Sixty years go by!

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And they just keep on pretending like they aren't totally checking each other out.

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Then -- out of nowhere -- the girl gets off the train. (We assume she was tired of sitting there after 60 years.)

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And, of course, the guy becomes distressed.

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So, in a final attempt to win his dream girl, he writes this "missed connections" ad on Craigslist.

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We don't know if he'll find her, but we sure hope he does, so their weird hipster love lives on.

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Gigi Engle is an editorial intern at iVillage and a senior at Fordham University. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter.

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