On the chance this storm takes us out, we want to give New York one last stab at love. Below, then, is a survey of the Halloween-related Missed Connections postings on Craigslist from Saturday night until this morning.
Hunker down and fall fast in love. We wish you the best of luck.
You and Your BF Were Zombies at the Party (Sunset Park)
"We met at a Halloween party last night and we talked about how you were a zombie but looked like a grease monkey. ... Oh, I was the guy dressed as a New Yorker."
You Were Rosie the Riveter (South Brooklyn)
"i was a tattered piece of infrastructure inquiring about your motives. but you never told me about your feminism, or that you would slip away so swiftly."
Friday Night at Marie's Crisis (West Village)
"I work in marketing in the theater biz and was with my crazy friends dressed as Cat Woman and Target (as in the store)."
Dr. Seuss Hat at Marie's Crisis (West Village)
"You took a Dr. Seus hat and came and stood by me as well as complemented me on my style."
Kristen at 144 Jackson Halloween Party (Williamsburg/Greenpoint)
"We went different ways at the end, me with my friend, you with yours and the mummy."
Union Pool, Bearded Kidnapper*
"you had a really perfect beard."
*Here's hoping it was Halloween costume.
Kayleigh(?) at Trip House (Bushwick)
"you were wearing a purple wig. i wondered if that dude was yr boyfriend."
Chuck (L train)
"I never got to ask what your costume was supposed to be or anything else for that matter. Perhaps we could try again, on purpose, in plainclothes."
Girl Dressed as USA Gymnast at Mad Hatter (Gramercy)
"There's zero chance you'll read this but if you do..."
Countess Dracula in Red Hook (Red Hook)
"You are smart and funny, and I know you put in a lot of hours at the job, but you should definitely be carving out more time to ride your bike, just because it's a lot of fun and it's nice to show off the carbon fiber."
Wall Street Banker in Patrick Bateman Costume (Financial District)
"I was dressed as patrick Bateman buy female with glasses n you actually work on wall street."
Woody at Industry (Midtown West)
"Looking around for your Buzz."
Tahitian + Chinese Cop on Masquerade + Costume Cruise (Upper West Side)
"you were a cop... i was the kitty :)"
The Original Troll Doll (Midtown West)
"You were on your way out of Posh last night, and I was just getting there, both in costume."
Frida Kahlo (Park Slope/6th Ave.)
"You were the best looking Frida Kahlo at the party."
Dressed as Blade at Seqouias (South Street Seaport)
"Last night you were dressed as Blade at Seqouias. I was the blonde cop you danced with for a while but then we lost each other in the crowd."
Laura Edward Scissorhands at Union Pool (Union Pool)
"You were dressed as Edward Scissorhands at Union Pool last night and we had an awesome almost dance off. ... Then I really blew that chance by getting in a nerdy conversation about Triads."
Female White Gandalf (L train)
"You were cute as can be and wearing a white wig with your friend."
Seeking Sara, Austrian Au Pair, Dressed as Sexy Devil
"She was dressed up as a sexy devil, and her friend, an au pair visiting from Boston, was a zombie."
Catwoman (D train)
"If you feel like responding back, tell me what kind of bag you were wearing, and I'll tell you what I said."
You Were Jigglypuff (Mr. Saturday Night)
"We chatted for a bit, including about your recent obsession with jigglypuff and that your friend had the same costume as me."
Bartending Monk at Fiddlesticks Saturday (West Village)
"I hope the rest of your saturday wasn't too crazy."
You Liked My Braid, I Liked Your Hat (East Village)
Looked like you were going to a Halloween party Saturday night... You said you liked my braid, and I said I liked your hat.
Robot Heart Halloween (The Moon)
"You were wearing a straw hat and overalls and I was wearing a black fishnet top and pinstriped pants with a black crown and two blank masks on my head."
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