23 Hilarious Missed Connections That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity

Imagine: you get on the bus and sit down for your usual commute to work. You look up from your book and see a unfamiliar face. What a lovely face! You want to sit on that face. Eye contact is made, and the two of you exchange smiles. Then, suddenly, it’s your stop! What can you do? You’re already running late. So you leave, never to see that person again.

Thankfully, the world has come up with a solution to these sorts of problems: Craiglists missed connections. See something or someone you like, but you miss your shot? Add a missed connection to Craigslist and hope that someone is looking for you too.

Sure, it doesn’t happen as often as you’d like, but it’s always worth a shot! And sometimes, these posts result in the most hilarious stories EVER. And people don’t only use it for missed romantic connections. Miss out on a skirt you loved? Write about it. Want to give it another shot, but lost someones number? Reach out to them!

Some of these 23 missed connections are just made for a laugh, while some are so crazy, they must be true. So learn from these peeps, and always keep an eye out for that special someone.

These are 23 of the most hilarious Craigslist missed connections:





Written by Alex Cogen

Alex is a New Yorker currently living in Austin. She loves cats, grass, and latex but unfortunately is allergic to all 3. She makes mom and dad jokes more than she cares to admit (jk she'll admit it loud and proud). She isn't as funny as she thinks she is. She is the founder of