Best of RVA Missed Connections: September 26 – October 1

by | Oct 2, 2018 | RICHMOND NEWS, WTF?!

Missed Connections: Kismet, destiny, and fate; all of which can be life changing and earth shattering. You never know where one of these fortuitous encounters might happen — in far off exotic locations, where love is all but inevitable, or, alternatively, on Route 10 in majestic Chesterfield County. Yet regardless of where you were this past week, someone else was there, which is why RVA Mag has rounded up the best near misses in the River City.

Get amongst it, Richmond.

Looking for Jose in Richmond

“Hey looking for my buddy Jose. I’m back in town and can host. Chat soon.”

Single Mom who Needed Help 

“you were a single mom who needed help with bills, we helped each other out, are you still out there? If so, let me know, I’d like to help again.”

Ellwoods at First Sight

“You coming out of the Hyundai Sonata with a smile. Me with the smirk on the patio. I meant to ask you; seahawks or cardinals? I was going to tell you that the score was tied but couldn’t find the words.”

You Showed me to an Office (Paragon Place)

“to the sexy guy who showed me to my appointment…hope you find this! tell me who i was there to see.”

Route 10, Monday Afternoon in Chesterfield

“We were both driving along route 10 towards 288 near the courthouse. We looked at each other and I tried to get closer so I could say something, but I had to turn. You were in a white CRV. I was in a truck. Interested? You’re a girl and I’m a guy.”

Corporate Basement in Richmond

“You: Dark and handsome with the friendliest smile I’ve ever seen. You were walking with two other gentlemen toward the escalators.

Me: Light complexion, hair up, pink shirt and black pants, infinitely enchanted with you. I’ve never written one of these before… I feel so silly and know the chances are almost nil.

But we made eye contact for one second past “polite,” and I’m a fan of taking chances.”

Strange’s on Broad and Gayton

“I was browsing as you worked this afternoon. I couldn’t help but notice your golden brown skin and hair. As you talked with someone on the phone, you grabbed your cock several times. If you’re interested in friendship or more, let me know what color shorts you had on.”

Mission Barbecue on West Broad St.

“I’m a Black women but you were a Cute White man at restaurant who spoke to me about the men veteran residents I brought there to eat(I’m an Activity Director) You told me you admired what I was doing.”

Landon Shroder

Landon Shroder

Landon is a foreign policy and communications professional from Richmond specializing in high risk and complex environments, spending almost 20 years abroad in the Middle East and Africa. He hold’s a Master’s Degree from American University in Conflict Resolution and was a former journalist and producer for VICE Media. His writing on foreign affairs has been published in World Policy Journal, Chatham House, Small Wars Journal, War on the Rocks, and the Fair Observer, along with being a commentator in the New York Times on the Middle East.




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