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Mike / January 28, 2005 10:20 AM

SWM (24) ISO SF for full-on freakfest. You bring the Rick James, I'll bring to oil and incense.
White Castle afterwards is on me.

Andrew / January 28, 2005 11:09 AM

I'm taken, but if I were single...

SWM 30 ISO SF +/-5yr. No smoke, but there ought to be some fire. Show me your site & I'll show you mine.

winterfresh / January 28, 2005 11:23 AM

ISO real America, my own privacy, label-free people, no gender preferences, real bars where you can drink and socialize, less materialistic bars, that you can't even hear your friend speak. less hyped up images of who I should be, less fashion trendy clothes that have no practical purpose, death of mainstream media, less hollywood.

ISO family dinners, Moms at home, Dad's at home, criminal activity thought of as a bad thing, gangs something you don't want to join, or even have around. More literate people. Hard work, but slower pace of life after work, religion for the soul, real characters that you hardly ever see. Ban of political correctness, and everybody's problems with what and who you are. Men with no problems, decency, parks that you can picnic and sleep the whole night at, and wake up the next day. Music that touches the soul, not demands it, less chemicals, and families that stay close together. Anybody finding this today. Or am I just a senseless ass, living in the past, and should, "wake up to reality".

Kris / January 28, 2005 11:35 AM

This question assumes I don't have a personal ad.

waleeta / January 28, 2005 11:42 AM

SWF, 26, ISO SM 28+, who worships the ground I walk on, doesn't care if I am smart or stupid, is gorgeous but has no idea, and preferably knows everything about stuff that I don't. Don't bother if you voted for Bush. I am sorry it just won't work out.

Also, I like being single so you must understand this may be a fling. Thank you for your time.

L / January 28, 2005 2:05 PM

Angry, misogynistic, overweight, neurotic, functional alcoholic and stoner who hates his job and has been wronged by the second sex too many times, looking for like-minded woman to emotionally abuse me.

RH / January 28, 2005 2:33 PM

SF seeks minimalist.

amyc / January 28, 2005 3:40 PM

Mike, I thought yours said "full-on breakfast."

Leah / January 28, 2005 3:54 PM

I wish I could say, "If I had a personal ad." I'm on my third craigslist ad in the last 12 months and was even featured in... um... Esquire last summer with a brutally honest personal ad.

My personal ad dates sure do keep my friends laughing and grateful they are already married. I've pulled the self-deprecation of my early ads and now have a pretty honest, but not bitter ad out there in CL land.

Roni / January 28, 2005 4:25 PM

If I were single...

30yo bad spelling latina iso of someone (at my age, why limit to just men?) who loves watching bad movies, eating big bowls of pasta, loves baseball, and is a flaming liberal.

Leelah / January 28, 2005 4:38 PM

What's with all the questions about personal ads? New topic already!

Andrew / January 28, 2005 5:17 PM

Leelah, this one's about personal ads, while the other one was about advertising slogans.

Steve / January 28, 2005 5:47 PM

Mine would talk about what a serious but fun-loving guy I am. How I love nights out on the town just as much as I love a quiet evening in. How I feel complete, but would feel even more complete with that special lady by my side. How I loves me some hard rock, and my smooth jazz. How I manage to be corporate by day, and crazy at night. And how I have my own unique alternative spirit and viewpoint, just like all the other unique people out there just like me.

And did I mention the carriage rides?

Leah / January 28, 2005 6:04 PM

Once I posted an ad on the New York Craigslist and wrote ads for men I'd never met. I refused to include: Times Crossword puzzle on Sunday mornings, carraige rides, walks in Central Park. If I were to write them for men (or women) in Chicago--I would strike all references to the Cubs, Ravinia, and NPR.

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