Hey guys, help me perfect my craigslist personals ad!

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  1. Rydian
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    Something like that.

    I've got social anxiety and don't like going out much, I haven't gotten a hug in over three years, I moved to where I am recently and know nobody, plus it's in the middle of nowhere. So I figured I'd make a craigslist ad trying to find somebody to cuddle and play videogames with. I want to style it in a mockery of a generic personals ad, but I want to keep people's interest, I don't want them to just assume it's a joke and stop reading before the whole "I'm serious and this is not a joke" bit.

    Any suggestions on a proper format? Any generic personals stuff I can mock?
    The only systems I have are a GBA (no link cable), DSi (Acekard 2i), and PSP (CFW).
    I do have a PS2 controller, I use an adapter to use it as a PC gamepad.

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    (Slacker): i think you should write "hump leg" in crossout before cuddle [​IMG]
     


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  3. Rydian
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    beegee7730 ITS PAAFEKUTO!

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    Don't put game genres as turn ons.
     
  7. Rydian
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    beegee: I want to make people laugh, not scare them off.

    What would be a better way to list them, just "interest" or "hobbies"?
     
  8. SkankyYankee

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    Hobbies sounds a lot better, good luck with finding a girl that likes games that isn't taken.
     
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  10. Rydian
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    Got a better phrase to use?
     
  11. Jolan

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    Just get over your anxiety. You're 22 for pete's sake.
    Don't request hugs, GIVE THEM.
    Meet new people and try to make friends with them.

    Oh, you wanted help with the Ad? Uhm...
    Try to write with a bit more serious overtone;
    Ask for "somebody of the opposite gender with whom to share interests and take part in activities together", feels a bit less of a mock-up ad.
    Express interest in things other than what the usual nerd likes - add in things like Cycling/Jogging/any type of casual sports activity.
     
  12. Rydian
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    I've sort of changed my mind on this, as I don't like being the center of attention, so I figured I might as well just try to find a local gathering of some type, thank you for the support Jolan. ^^
     
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    Is this a joke topic or are you for real? [​IMG]
     
  14. Phoenix Goddess

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    I'm a hardcore gamer girl and not taken -_-

    Maybe you can go to dating sites for nerds, Rydian, they like furries [​IMG]
     
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    I suppose I could go and redo my ad on that one furry personals site, but all I get from there is males that don't know what "straight" means, and insane chicks.
     
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    I know a few sites, a friend of mine is in love with furries [​IMG]
     
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    Does your friend go furry-hunting on the internet? XD
     
  18. TrolleyDave

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  19. Schizoanalysis

    Schizoanalysis From somewhere inside the rabbit hole...

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    This smacks of schizoid... Perhaps leave this out of the ad...
     
  20. Phoenix Goddess

    Phoenix Goddess The Ninja's Protégée

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    That explains what got caught my eye, it wasn't love, it was fur!