You do know what btw is though right?? After you know the lingo it's really just about making a post , including an image and waiting for fish to bite. Having a picture on there is really important, as a lot of people filter out the submissions without photos. Much dumber people than you and I have figured out how to do this, so I'm going to focus on how not to make horrible mistakes while using this Starting with the people to avoid at all costs PNP , in craigslist parlance, stands for "party 'n play" which stands for sex while high on drugs.
While PNP could technically refer to marijuana, the average stoner will usually just say " Friendly" instead. And as twitchy and annoying as they can be For someone like me who hates quickies, I suppose that can come in handy. But that kind of weirdly numb stamina can also be detrimental. Also, anyone looking for "Tina" or wanting to party with "Tina" -that's just another word for meth. Whenever you see an ad on craigslist advertising someone looking for "generous men" or just "gen," it can only mean one thing: The person placing the ad is a prostitute, and "generous" is just thinly veiled code for "give me money to let you do funny stuff to me".
Please excuse my adult language. While all manner of sexual proclivities are widely available on Craigslist, the truth is prostitution is still illegal in this country, and any advertisement looking explicitly for payment for sex will be pulled by the moderators on craigslist. So, 21st century people of the night get around this by saying "looking for generous or gen. After having over casual encounters and counting under his belt, a veteran of the Craigslist Casual Encounters section where people go on to meet with strangers and have anonymous sex outlines all of the best how-tos and don't-dos of one of the most infamous places on the internet.
From what all the lingo means, to what kind of posts to stay away from, to how to fish through the best responses, here's a beginner's guide on cruising the Craigslist personals section with success. For more dating ideas, check out this list of the Best Dating Sites. In mounting pressure from years of various groups threatening legal action against Craigslist for supposedly facilitating sex trafficking by allowing users to post content, Craigslist got rid of their adult section.
After Craigslist got rid of the adult section, sex workers quickly moved to the personals section. They can easily remove resources that sex workers are using and they will be forced to find alternative means to make money to survive.
These companies will evade lawsuits by deplatforming sex workers, which in a way is what the supporters of this bill are actually fighting for. Which brings with it a question of how law enforcement will now track down sex trafficking victim if there is no longer a online footprint to look for. More than likely because Craigslist is used by so many users on a local level, sex workers will probably go into a different section on the site, or move on to a different site.
Many sex workers cannot afford their own site, and advertisement on adult websites. In fact many resources for sex workers are now down for instance TER ads are down for the US, so is various reddit communities for sex workers to exchange tips, and resources with each other. People who were using craigslist to find a friend, or a one night stand, or a lover will probably have to go to a dating site. It was always law that sites like these have to turn over data to aid law enforcement in investigations, but because they are getting rid of all the sections that might help law enforcement find victims there will be no data to turn over to help.
The challenge to authorities was figuring out the various methods of subtle signalling in Craigslist posts; the last thing they wanted to do was arrest people who really were relationship-seekers. The challenge to the sex workers was to appear mainstream, as though they were women seeking bonafide relationships.
Online dating sites and dating apps are practically unregulated. Seriously, society is more concerned about obtaining thorough background checks on cab drivers than it is online strangers committing atrocities against women. Or people involved in sex trafficking. As a craigslist posting service provider I understand your present feelings. But its true you can't expect more from others classified site. After craigslist, I think Backpage will be best for personal ads.