Valentine's Day weekend is supposed to be a time for making love connections. But what about when those connections are missed?
Apparently, plenty of that went on, judging by the gusher of posts on Denver Craigslist Missed Connections over the past few days. Fortunately, we're here to help. Look below to check out the ten most memorable posts we found, photo-illustrated for your pleasure and featuring links to the original posts just in case you're the person who missed the connection.
Number 10: Love in an elevator
Exotic dancer Monique -- m4w Been thinking back almost 14 years ago when we made out on the elevator, then blew my mind. Tell me where the elevator was to prove it's you.
Number 9: Romance rhyme
Like To Get To Know You -- m4w (Kittridge) But I'd like to get to know you (Yes I would) But I'd like to get to know you (If I could) But I'd like to get to know you
Finally I've found Searching all around Just was not the answer One I thought was true Looked a bit like you I figured I'd might chance her
But I'd like to get to know you (Yes I would) But I'd like to get to know you (If I could) But I'd like to get to know you
Hardly need to say She went on her way Said it was all over Well it's been some time And I guess that I'm just meant to be a Rover
But I'd like to get to know you (Yes I would) Yes I'd like to get to know you (If I could)
Well I can't promise that I'll spend a day with you I can't promise that I'll find a way with you I can't promise No, I can't promise that I'll love you
But I'd like to get to know you (Yes I would) Yes I'd like to get to know you (If I could) I'd like to get to know you, know you, know I'd like to get to know you, know you, know I'd like to get to know you, know you, know Yes I'd like to get to know you, know you, know
Continue to keep counting down our top ten Denver Craigslist Missed Connections over Valentine's Day weekend. Number 8: Hot stuff
Havana Sauna Sat night, cute guy short light brown hair -- m4m (Denver) I saw you throughout the night, really cute guy, hot body and you kept to yourself as did I. I kept seeing you in the rooms that I would go into and you left before I did. You were wearing a black sweater or pull over, black pants..Very cute, it would be great to meet you there again or outside of the sauna....
Number 7: Shopping for love
Safeway on V-Day -- looking for blonde lady in gray -- m4w (Safeway on 20th Ave) You were grocery shopping on Valentine's Day. You have blonde hair, were wearing a grey jacket, and ear buds. You are the most beautiful woman I have ever seen. We crossed each other a couple of times, and you briefly smiled at me. I felt very intimidated. I really wanted to talk to you, and would love to hear from you!
Continue to keep counting down our top ten Denver Craigslist Missed Connections over Valentine's Day weekend. Number 6: "The beautiful love spawn of Aphrodite and Rocky Dennis"
Redhead Sputnik bartender. I might be in love. -- m4w (Sputnik) Me -- a shy bar patron who was too afraid to talk to you so I made sure to order from the hairy man (possibly your uncle) you were working with
You -- the beautiful love spawn of Aphrodite and Rocky Dennis.
The way you clomp around behind the bar is perfectly bovine and don't think I didn't notice you eyeing me while you flirted with the guys who work in the kitchen. If kitchen guys are your kink we can make this happen, i know Virg. I've never seen someone as beautiful as you, your winglike triceps flapping like those of an angel as you poured shot after shot of well vodka for yourself.
Please find this and reply, i think we could have something real. At least let me take you out to dinner, I'll take you anywhere you want (as long as you pay half), and if you ever want to help me organize my photocopied coupon collection I'd gladly share my falafel Israeli with you. Maybe your not into love, or maybe not ready, but girl, I'd tounguepunch that doodoopuss.
Number 5: Drinks and ink
Bartender on Sante Fe -- m4m (Denver) Dude you are so hot. We had a connection, I could feel it. You were my bartender and you bought me a shot. Tell what I said when you told me something. Describe your tats to me so I know it it you. You name starts with R.
Continue to keep counting down our top ten Denver Craigslist Missed Connections over Valentine's Day weekend. Number 4: Must love dogs
City Park Lake -- Lady with the large dog -- m4w (City Park Lake) We crossed each other twice around the lake, and said 'hello' and 'hello again' to each other. I really wanted to talk to you, and ask you if you wanted company walking around the lake. I was just too shy, and I can't shake the feeling that I should have said something to you. I walked around the lake one more time, hoping to run into you, but alas... you were gone..! I really hope you get this message. If you do, perhaps we can meet for coffee sometime..? I hope to hear from you!
Number 3: Going with the flow
Will you be my valentine MR. Sushi Bay? -- m4m (Sushi Bay 17th ) She said, "He wants you for dessert..."
You acted obliviously...
I was with my two friends... you looked into it.
We ordered Lava Cake only because you suggested it...
All I know is, I wanna make you erupt!!!
Continue to keep counting down our top ten Denver Craigslist Missed Connections over Valentine's Day weekend. Number 2: Got it and flaunting it
You Know Who you are Hit Back -- t4mw (Library) I was made to blow you away and i don't care what anyone may say You can watch me strut But keep your mouth shut Or it's ruination day
I am long, long gone I am long gone like Moses through the corn
My eyes are rubies and pearls And I am not made like those other girls My lashes flap and they smack men back Like springs they bounce off of my curls
I am long, long gone I am long gone like Moses through the corn
Number 1: An unhappily poetic split
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This isn't for you -- m4w Unless you've been my wife for the last 9+ years. And even then don't read this. Voyeuristic me. Never expected to post. Anywhere. But now I feel compelled. Why write something I don't want read? I need to see the words in front of me. Not just in my head. They've been floating there all day. Maybe this will make them go away and I'll sleep peacefully. I need sleep.
This isn't the answer. You can't do this and expect me to be 'ok' with it. We've had a unique, exciting, wonderful relationship. Few couples have had higher highs. Few couples have had lower lows. We've gone way beyond the imaginations of typical exist-until-you-no-longer-doers. And now, the day after one of the biggest days of my life, where are you?
You know. I know. He knows. But he knows much less than he doesn't know. Or is it I that know less than I thought? Who knows? Only you. Fact and fiction are so blurred. I love you. Good night.
Send your story tips to the author, Michael Roberts.
More from our Lists & Weirdness archive from April 2013: "Photos: Ten memorable Denver Craigslist Missed Connections, Spring Has Sprung edition."