My Greatest Enemy is My Inner Me

This blog will tell the story of an up-and-coming young black man in his 20's

Tuesday, November 07, 2006

Trying to Find Love with "Craig and Dem"....

So I was talking to my ex (The one from 2000-01) on Sunday and she was telling that the Baltimore/DC/No. Virginia men really suck. It has gotten so bad for her that she has been looking for hook ups on I went on there to check out her prospects, as well as any for me (just in case, you never know LOL) and there are some "doozies" to say the least. There is even a section that is devoted to just strictly smash and grab jobs. I told her that she might do a little better paying a few bucks for a month and trying out something like or Yahoo Personals.

She tells me that she would do much better if she moves back to Chicago and we get back together.

I try to get her to think otherwise, LOL....

So my question is, has anyone did the thing?

What about some good or bad Yahoo personal or stories?

Don't be shy, It's only me and you talking.......

Thanks for Reading,

Robert L. Mack


Blogger Blah Blah Blah said...

NO CRAIGSLIST...only thing that site is good for is an apartment, a job and alot of laughs.

I have done blackpeoplemeet... I like it! Except for the fact that half the dudes are dellusional thinking that they are 6 feet when the are really 5'5. Other than that...I've had good experiences. Don't get me wrong...I've had some bad ones...but good outweighs the bad.

Tue Nov 07, 11:51:00 AM  
Blogger thee modern isis said...

hmm.. I never would have thought of Craigslist as a hook-up spot. I usually go on there to look at electronics or household items that people are selling in my area.

I have never tried any internet dating sites, but I knew people that did. I'm not knocking anyone that has but I'm not paying loot to meet someone to build a relationship with.

I have however met a dude I had some things in common with off of Blackplanet. It wasn't like we were both looking for a relationship or a "smash friend" but I had someone I could chill with when I wanted to. We're still cool til' this day.


Tue Nov 07, 11:54:00 AM  
Blogger Miz JJ said...

I thought Craigslist was just for furniture and apartments. Lol. People hook up on that site? I tried internet dating, but it is not for me. I will meet a dude (if ever) when it is time.

Tue Nov 07, 12:15:00 PM  
Blogger T. Cas said...

Why pay for when you got Blogger for free?

Tue Nov 07, 01:05:00 PM  
Blogger Organized Noise said...

I've tried Internet dating, but have only ended up with Internet sex (not that that's a bad thing). Now, I'll agree with t.cas.

Tue Nov 07, 01:38:00 PM  
Blogger Charles said...

Whats good...long time no talk. I've browsed the craigslist thing just for laughs, and that thing is HIGHLY suspect. And you're right...they got a special section devoted to hit it and quit it. I don't fux with the internet dating cause there's just something about it that kinda irks me. I don't know, as things progress, it's not as taboo as it once was. I might start though...cause the girls around VA are killin me....

Tue Nov 07, 02:23:00 PM  
Blogger Dynasty said...

I found my apartment on Craiglist, but that's about it. I do have a story, though. I funny one, too. I actually ended up with a trip to Aruba...

I'll save that story for my blog on a rainy day.

Tue Nov 07, 04:30:00 PM  
Blogger T.C. said...

I live here...and she is right, they do suck...every frog turns out to be just that a freakin FROG...LOL...I don't know what to tell her...go to church try that, but you know there are some FROGS up in there too...I might be trying match or yahoo soon too...not too soon though..LOL
But my little cousin got all of her furniture from it works for something

Tue Nov 07, 07:37:00 PM  
Blogger The Mistress said...

I'd have a problem soliciting sex from people via craigslist.

Now as far as is pretty good. You should try that.

Or come to Phoenix.

Either one.


Tue Nov 07, 08:33:00 PM  
Blogger Miss Ahmad said...

every year i vow to try and i sign up and then i don't do shit with it. i think i'm chicken.

i have internet dated before, met someone once whom was half of my last real relationship but all that being said i will probably never try it again mostly cuz...well we can't' both be internet nerds:-)

craigslist is for amatuer hookers and married guys with sexual compulsions from what i heard..but i could be wrong!

Wed Nov 08, 01:25:00 AM  
Blogger Robert L. Mack said...

I tried to respond yesterday but BLOGGER was acting up....Lemme see if I can do this now...

Blah Blah Blah
LOL!!!! Well for the record, I am a legit 6'2 with no shoes on. Maybe one day you could see if I "measure" up.

LOL @ you saying "paying loot for a relationship"
So ok, did you hit BP dude or what?
LOL!!!!!!!!! kidding..don't answer that...

(unless ya gonna do it)

Miz JJ
I thought craiglist was a spot for things like finding a car or something too. I don't know what the deal is with the CANADA men, but if I was up there I would trying.

You know I never started blogging as a way to meet women. Although I will say that when I first started, I hoped to attract Nsane Nika Laqui because I thought she was DOPE! And I hoped to meet her because she was in Chicago (at that time)....

O. Noise
Even more reason why I call you Organized PORN. LOL...

What up Lil Bruh? Man it was so many crazy looking females, I was just like "wow, what kinda man would want that"...
That being said, there was like 2 maybe 3 possible looking chicks out there for you. Check it out...

DO day.

Frogs huh? Sorry to hear. Why can't I find Chi-town versions of you or Miz JJ? Maybe I just ain't looking hard enough....A female that likes Lupe? You had me right there....

It's not for me. And Phoenix is too hot. Me and you together, I'll be dehydrated. Too much sweating. *wink*

Miss Ahmad
LOL...I like that. "we both can't be internet nerds"...
Amatuer Hookers...with some of the way them people looked, that wouldn't surprise me. My favorite one was an ad where a lady only wanted to date a man in a wheelchair.

Wed Nov 08, 09:36:00 AM  
Blogger Tenacious said...

I don't think internet dating services work...I rather you bullshit me to my face than trying to woo me over the internet

And craigslist's dating ads seems so...skeevy to me. Like the ones that's in back of the Sun Times or something. Let's hope times aint that hard for you Mr. Mack you're looking at craigslist's chicks

Wed Nov 08, 10:03:00 AM  
Blogger Paula D. said...

I keep trying to talk myself into signing up. I get close & then back out. One of my best friends signed up last year & is scared to go out on the dates.......a waste of money.

Wed Nov 08, 10:19:00 AM  
Blogger ~rainbow~ said...

I've never done Yahoo personals or personally, but I've heard more than my fair shair of HORROR stories! ;o)

Just be Y.O.U. Mr. Mack ~ SHE will find you, I promise!

Stay close sir...

Wed Nov 08, 10:45:00 AM  
Blogger Robert L. Mack said...

See that's why you're my girl cuz you always bringing that Chi-town flavor....It be so funny reading them personals in the Sun Times on Sundays...SBF seeks SWM....I be like WTF?


Paula D.
Stop being scared. It might be like that time in September (Yes, I just read that. You are BAD!!!!!!!!!!!!)

LOL Again its not for me...But I'll know whomever it might be will find me. Thanks. I hope there's a pot of gold at the end of your rainbow...LOL...

Wed Nov 08, 11:46:00 AM  
Blogger TTD said...

never done ANY personals... not my style cause i dont trust people!

tell ur girl, not all dudes in baltimore are that bad... it just depends on where she's trying to find them... the club? NEVER that!!

Wed Nov 08, 03:33:00 PM  
Blogger Knockout Zed said...

I bought my slave from Craigslist.


Wed Nov 08, 04:01:00 PM  
Blogger Dynasty said...


Wed Nov 08, 04:11:00 PM  
Anonymous chele said...

Craigslist is the funniest stuff I've ever read. Never tried to find a date there ... never will.

Wed Nov 08, 04:56:00 PM  
Blogger Curlycurvynervy said...

A l'il blackplanet and hi5 here and there..nothing that amounted to much..that stuff is so hard to take seriously..I'm with Tenacious, BS to my face, save me the time of deleting your message from my inbox LOL

Wed Nov 08, 08:05:00 PM  
Blogger DivineLavender said...

Man, I found my current girlfriend on Craigslist. She is truly the best woman I have ever dated. She is beautiful! We hit it off from the first date. She by far isn't a horror story nor am I...You just got to get the screening process down and trust your gut. She is my Honey....very sweet. I am hooked. She has a honey complexion, bigger breast then my 44DDD's, taste super sweet, stockbroker, and full time law student. You can't get any better than that! Thank you CRAIG and Dem!

BPM. only gave it a few months...a few crazies just like you would meet on the streets. One dude wanted to shit on me! EWWWWWWW, nasty ass!

Yahoo...back in the day I still am vibin with some cool cats from Yahoo. White dude clockin' a sistah...EWWWWWW

BlackPlanet...A total waste...mostly dumb ass college students.

BlackVoices...was good back in the day but it was sold to some white company..BBBBOOOOOOOTT all that exciting.

OnLineBootyCall....I smashed one but he turned out to be lame. It was good for a few weeks.

Wed Nov 08, 09:53:00 PM  
Blogger *snake*bite* said...

Sounds really odd as everyone knows bout Craiglist - Never heard of it (UK!!!)
Over here there are still etc but never really tried them.
I had an old friend that met someone on the net and he turned out to be in a mental hospital so i don't think i will be trying that anytime soon.
Hope all is good tho x x x

Thu Nov 09, 08:20:00 AM  
Blogger 1InTheSame said...

I have never heard of OnLineBootyCall...I'm bout to try that. (LOL) seriously

Thu Nov 09, 09:05:00 AM  
Blogger Robert L. Mack said...

Umm, I'll leave that alone. LOL

Me neither.

What is hi5? Is that like a version of myspace? I know you had sent me a link, but then I saw that you had to login or sign up and I was like eff it..

Divine Lavender
Mannnnnnn!!!! What can I say about you!!! damn you are something else for real....

That BPM story make me think of the story that BIG told on his 2nd album. That's bit much for me...shitting on me? yeah right...

online booty call? send me that website...kidding...i think...

1 in the Same
What up man? yeah I just want to see what these people look like...

Thu Nov 09, 10:22:00 AM  
Blogger Robert L. Mack said...

See its stories like that (about ol boy being in a mental hosp) that keep me from wanting to sign up for anything.

Thu Nov 09, 10:23:00 AM  
Blogger The Phoenix aka ThatGirlTam said...

Hey's been a long time since I've come here. The new job is keeping me from reading, but at least I manage to still write (barely).

To answer your question, I did BlackPlanet dating A LOT while my husband and I were separated a couple years ago...and that was an interesting experience...hmmm...I feel a blog coming on! HAHHA!!

Craigslist is good for laughs and shock value. For a REAL LAUGH (or gag - depending on your humor), the LOS ANGELES Craigslist is where are the freaks are!! I have never seen so many gay ass men before in my life - and these are dudes that are calling themselves straight looking for a blowjob from a DUDE! The ads are funny to read and the pics are even worse!!

Thu Nov 09, 09:32:00 PM  
Blogger Honey-Libra said...

Only me and you talking huh LOL..sike nah I haven't done the whole craigslist thing nore or yahoo but I have done a couple of BP hookups actually turned into a boyfriend and we dated for almost a year and are still very close....then again I met red off of there I need to send out a warning LOL and how you gonna try to Joun on me...I mean dang don't kick me when I'm down

Fri Nov 10, 09:24:00 AM  
Blogger Bklyn Diva said...

damn craigslist for dating??? WOW.. I thought it was only for cars and shyt!!! she right about the urea men.. they do suck monkey balls but if she is lucky she'll find one LOL :) ask her if she want me to hook her up with a firefighter LOL :)

*just jokin*

sup love.. I'm back!

Sat Nov 11, 06:46:00 PM  
Blogger Nika Laqui said...


I believe you have to see a person eye to eye in order to know what type of person they are and what type of chemistry yall have, besides....

You're not glued to your computer, go out!!!

There's twice as many people in Chicago than there is here....

You not applying yoself Smokie!

Sun Nov 12, 06:06:00 PM  
Blogger NegroPino™ said...

SO Craigslist replaced Black Planet......imma hafta check that out to get my laughs on that sucks..and i was thinking about moving to that area...

Mon Nov 13, 10:22:00 AM  
Blogger Mr.Slish said...

Uuuuuum HELL NO!!!! I agree with T cas...Blogger can be very very good..At least you know the women up in here can put together a

Mon Nov 13, 03:45:00 PM  
Blogger *snake*bite* said...

I checked out the Craiglist thing and i just got caught up with looking at the $600k apartments in Chelsea - over in the UK that is what Chelsea is like too. Damn i would like to be rich lol!!
(Still no pics or comments Mr Mack)

Wed Nov 15, 02:23:00 AM  
Anonymous unruly said...

After reading the blog at the link P sent me to this lesbian's blog who was trolling Craigslist for p*ssy, I would definitely believe that. I also hear that a LOT about DC/VA/MD men being damn near nonexistent. Wassup with that?

I don't have any stories, but I got clowned the time I put up profiles on both of those. Fools kept writing me asking if my profile was fake because I was too beautiful to need a site like that. I was like, "WHATEVER, maan!!" and "DAYUMMMMM" at the same time. I wound up deleting all the profiles. LOL

Fri Nov 17, 03:03:00 PM  

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