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We might be devoted to this particular brand of online classifieds, but nationally, we're outliers. Single dating sites south africa we're looking for a place to live, or looking buy a new couch for our humble abodes, Vancouverites seem to favour one place in particular: Craigslist.

The website is alarmingly popular in Vancouver, so much so that it became the subject of a musical back in But while overwhelming love for Craigslist is commonplace on the West Coast, nationally, we're outliers. Go apartment-hunting in locales across the country Booty sex party you'll find Kijiji is the undisputed king of the classifieds scene from Toronto to Calgary.

So what makes Vancouverites cling to Craigslist like a savvy shopper to a deer blouse in the discount bin? It could boil down to social influence, says Darrel Dahl, a professor at UBC and an expert in consumer behaviour and social marketing.

It's also about comfort, Dahl adds. If one site has consistently worked for someone, there's a chance they won't want to switch to another. But it can also depend on what the site is used for.

Tim Lukian, a Vancouver resident and avid Craigslist user, believes Craigslist is more popular than Kijiji for selling products. You never know what weird and wonderful offerings you're gonna find on Craigslist's Vancouver site. But Horny married women phone chat former Calgarian Colter Smyth, the opposite is true.

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I think Craigslist is seen as a great place to get scammed on an apartment deposit. Of the two sites, he finds Kijiji more user friendly and Christian anonymous chat Vancouver's love of Craiglist is a little peculiar.

Since moving to Sexy black ma, Nicholles says choosing between Craigslist and Kijiji is less about personal preference and m0re about which site is more likely to sell an item or have greater selection. A Craigslist Cantata, the popular musical on Craigslist she co-created in Funny enough, she says, that she's seen people snag comedy gigs as a result of certain !

Some people are so moved by Craigslist they just have to sing about it. Like in the musical by Veda Hille and Bill Richardson.

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The Craigslist musical has played in cities like Toronto and Saskatoon, but Hille says the most successful run by far was in Vancouver. By Maansi Pandya.

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