This slideshow of Craigslist innovations shows that this worldwide phenomenon is more than just a message board. With bizarre missed connections, hilarious parodies and playoff ticket frenzies, Craigslist.org has inspired more unusual creations than one would ever expect from such a simple site.

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Implications - Craigslist is an Internet phenomenon that continues to be one of the top go-to sites for local classifieds. Spawning copycat sites and encouraging bizarre transactions, craigslist will continue to have a hold on consumer purchasing in the web arena. Not only that, its tremendous influence on Internet pop culture is sure to inspire other parodies, products and purchases for years to come.