Love Lost, 
Love Found On Craigslist

• The ad for the 14k white gold engagement ring in “like-new condition” included a caveat: 
It was worn “by Satan herself.” 
The ad then warned, “Ring may be cursed, as it tends to leave 
a path of destruction behind it. Possible events associated with this ring include but are not 
limited to: damage sustained to house, vehicle, heart, downed power lines, fallen trees, and swarms of locusts.” The upside: “Other than that, a very nice piece of jewelry.”

• This man’s ad addressed someone he’d met only fleetingly: “Hi. I am the guy whose house you tried breaking in to this morning around 9:30 a.m. on Gale Street,” he wrote. “Our 
conversation was short. You only said, ‘Oh my gosh, oh my gosh …,’ as you saw me staring back at you through the door blinds. Still,” he continued, 
“I feel we made a good connection, separated only by the door and the two locks you were 
trying to pick. Please don’t break into my house again. But 
if you’re up for a legal encounter, I’m game.”