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All the lights would be out, and sometimes I wore a blindfold. While we were intimate, I could be the man with no face, and they could be the man or woman with no face. Just little whispers, like, 'do more of that,' Then they'd leave." I ask RJ how he feels about end of the Personals.
He says, "I'll muddle through without it, but I'm disappointed and I think it's a shame." Josh, 39, came across Craigslist Personals when he was looking for second hand furniture online.
"We got a taxi back to mine and had some fun, then afterwards we chilled to Prince.
It was easier to be forthcoming in an anonymous message, than if you were face to face in a club, where you might feel shy or ashamed about saying what you wanted." Several of RJ's Casual Encounters involved acting out a faceless stranger fantasy: "I'd give them the postcode for my street, then when they were a few minutes away, I'd tell them where I live.
I'd buzz them into the building, or leave the fire exit ajar, then I'd leave my flat door open so they could just walk in.
He says, "it's been rubbish for a few years, having been surpassed by things like Tinder.
Latterly it tended to be women looking to be paid and I've only been going on there to laugh at the weirdness of the ads." I first spoke to Tom and Daniel 18 months ago, when I was writing a feature about men who'd placed ads in Strictly Platonic.But looking at the site over the last couple of days, people are already posting personal ads in Community!" Toby, a lawyer in his 30s, says he stumbled across Craigslist Personals in 2009.It's something I've done since I was a teenager — checking the ads was like a ritual.