Hey Craig, I borrowed your list

Just a day after releasing Hobo Rideshare, I've made it even better. The only other site doing a decent job with providing rides (and everything else including jobs and free stuff) is craigslist. Everyone knows about it, and half the people you know scored their apartment off the site. They may have a ton of listings all over the world, but it's not exactly pretty to look at it, they don't even have a map... yea I know what you're thinking "we get it, you love this map crap, get over it!". Screw you guys, maps are awesome, and you love 'em too.

So I spent a bunch of time pulling in all the cities on craigslist (in america at least, it still took a while) into my database and now the most recent rides posted on craigslist will show up on Hobo Lifestyle as well. What does that mean? It means every ride worth riding can be found on HoboLifestyle.com now, so you have no excuse not to check it out when you're itching for a road trip or a way to get home on vacation.

Since craigslist is pretty basic, I can't easily show their listing on the map like I can with listings posted directly on my site, but I'm going to try anyways. For example when you post on Hobo Lifestyle you put your start and end locations in separate fields and I can then put those on the map, with craigslist they just give you one big text box and want you to explain where you're going and from where. What I'm going to try is using the city they posted in as the start, and scouring the text for words like "to" and taking the word after as the destination, like "I'm going to portland". Something like that, it's not a big deal I guess, but it would be fun. If you have a better idea give me a shout and I'll see if I can try and make it work.

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