Tall, green-eyed beauty at Walmart: Missed Connections across America

sophie blackall missed connectionsCaught a cutie’s eye in Oklahoma but lost your nerve? It probably happened at the state fair.

Dorothy Gambrell at Psychology Today analyzed Craigslist’s Missed Connections across America and created a map describing where the most blink-and-you’ll-miss-it love gaps occurred in every state.

Like trains passing in the night, New Yorkers experienced the most Missed Connections on the subway, while Californians eyed one another longingly at 24-Hour Fitness. Apparently, food is the way to a person’s heart; several states boasted the most instant attractions at the supermarket, and the prime almost-pickup spot in Kansas was McDonald’s.
Also, who knew that Walmart was such a happening place for prospective love birds?

Check out the full infographic below, and try to resist looking through all of Sophie Blackall’s whimsical Missed Conections illustrations:

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