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Anyone spooked by "Craigslist killing"?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by kees, Apr 26, 2009.

  1. kees

    kees Songster

    Feb 5, 2008
    I always used to use Craigslist and Yahoogroups, but now feel a little unsettled. Does anyone else feel the same way?



  2. preppy*hippie*chick

    preppy*hippie*chick Songster

    Apr 8, 2009
    Centerburg, Ohio
    Nope. Know how many people use CL worldwide. You've got a better shot at having the pizza delivery guy turn out to be a serial killer.
  3. Yes me.. But it seems like it's only women offering certain services that are being killed....

    A modern day Jack The Ripper perhaps?

    I use craigslist a lot but not for anything like that...
  4. SophieLain127

    SophieLain127 Songster

    Apr 7, 2009
    hey I make easily 200 off craigslist a week and since I'm not offering "that" service I think I'm okay. My husband said " That he is afraid that someone might try and touch him on craigslist but maybe just maybe he'll like it." He's such a kidder...lol. [​IMG]
  5. PeeperKeeper

    PeeperKeeper Songster

    My daughter is just about ready to complete massage school. Last fall she told me that some MTs go on-call to hotels, that it was a common practice. [​IMG] I freaked out! I've tried "gently" to convince her to go a different direction. She started leaning toward working in a VA hospital, The Craigslist incident kind of confirmed her choices, [​IMG] . I'm just sorry for the young lady who lost her life. But maybe her sacrifice may save others, including my daughter.
    Otherwise, I just started listing on crigslist to help sell off my parents household items from their estate. And I just bought some new chickies. Meeting a guy in the Southern States parking lot in broad daylight wasn't scarry. [​IMG]
  6. xadika

    xadika Songster

    Apr 11, 2009
    Last edited: Mar 19, 2012
  7. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

    Mar 6, 2008
    Floresville, Texas
    Just a little reminder to those who sell stuff and meet in a public location. Do NOT got straight home. Go shopping afterward, go park at the police station (kinda kidding about that one), etc. People HAVE been followed home and killed. Nope, not the least bit paranoid, just cautious because there are some CRAZY people out there these days.

  8. xadika

    xadika Songster

    Apr 11, 2009
    Last edited: Mar 19, 2012
  9. spook

    spook Songster

    Quote:I so agree with you! I had done a post here a while ago re: CL and a woman that was killed.
    Its tragic that the world has come to these ways. I wish I could ask some of these mean and irrational people that do these types of crimes or even in gangs, "what if that was your mother? Brother? Father? sister?" What is it that would make these people think beyond "mine" and "you owe me".

    Granted its not wise to bring people to your home, or even give out personal information to "each other". We do, and so far, we are ok, but we could all be in trouble someday being careless.

    The Fiancee must be horrified, family and friends. None of its good and sorry to hear of such hellacious events happening. Be careful and take care, someone could come back for your children. Now that makes us take a step back, doesn't it!
  10. MagsC

    MagsC Queen Of Clueless

    Jul 27, 2008
    Yes, definitely meet in a public place. And not going directly home is great advice.
    I buy and sell some on craigslist and havent had any problems.Yet, that is.

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