Sophie says in New York the best place to find Missed Connection is on the Subway, especially the L train. And according to a San Francisco Missed Connection study, the BART is the best spot for one in the Northern California city. In Chicago, the trains are also a big hub for MC ads.
All the studies agree that you have to be out in a public place to increase your chances of getting a Missed Connections! Some of the hot spots you should check out include coffee shops, bookstores, bars, and museums.
The most common descriptive words in Missed Connections are "cute" and "hot," but beauty is in the eye of beholder. The key is that if you're out running errands, look your best to increase your chances of a MC ad!
Interestingly, books and magazines were mentioned in more San Francisco Missed Connections than computers. So even if you're using a computer to scope out the MC ads, bring along some paper reading material when you're hitting up a coffee shop or bookstore. And maybe you have the same favorite book in common?
Grocery stores like Whole Foods and Trader Joe's are top spots for Missed Connections across the board. So think twice before grabbing your weekly eats in sweat pants!