Photos: Five memorable Missed Connections from PrideFest weekend on Denver Craigslist

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The joyous weekend of PrideFest was not without its misfortunes, in the form of chance interactions and longing gazes that left one party wanting more, but not knowing where to find it. Enter Craigslist Missed Connections, questionably the only matchmaking tool worse than The Bachelor/Bachelorette TV series, but nonetheless entertaining. Read on for five of the most amusing, though sometimes puzzling, missed connections from Denver PrideFest 2012.

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Visit the Denver Zoo, as seen by Instagram users

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Instagram is the latest, and obviously the hippest, photo-sharing app; it allows anyone with a smartphone to play amateur photographer, transforming regular old snapshots into filtered, fogged and color-tinted works of art at the touch of a finger.

Search "Denver" on Statigram, one of the app's web-based viewing platforms, and sift through a variety of local tags like denverartmuseum, denvernuggets and denverairport. This week, we're taking a walk on the wild side and exploring the Denver Zoo through the lens of Instagram users. Page down if you can't get enough of cute animals and even cuter kids.

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Visit the Denver Art Museum through the eyes of Instagram users

Instagram user Greg Daniels
If you're reading this, someone you know -- and probably you, too -- uses Instagram, the smartphone photo app that has approximately 1 gazillion users, was sold last month to Facebook for $1 billion and, most important, is the latest vehicle for everyone to take photos of themselves in the bathroom. With a vintage '70s filter.

When you search "Denver" on Statigram, the app's web-based viewer, a variety of tags come up -- denverbroncos, denverzoo, denverairport -- but this week, we're going to visit the Denver Art Museum through the artistic filters of Instagram users.

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Five better ways to help Uganda than watching the Kony 2012 viral video

By now your Facebook page has probably exploded with friends' posts of the viral video Kony2012. If you're one of the few who hasn't yet seen the video or read the hash tag on Twitter, Joseph Kony is the leader of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) of Uganda. He's been terrorizing Uganda and Southern Sudan since 1987, claiming to be a medium of the Holy Spirit.

So, obviously, Joseph Kony is a terrible man.

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Adult Entertainment Virtual Convention: Inside the World of Wank-Craft

The main virtual hall

Most conventions are pants-mandatory kinds of affairs -- even those of the adult nature. For the world's first virtual porn convention, however, I'm not wearing any (relax...I'm in my PJs).

This past weekend, XBiz and Red Light Center hosted the Adult Entertainment Virtual Convention, porn's first online-exclusive gathering in a 3-D web environment called "Utherverse." If that all sounds a bit strange and complicated, you don't even know the half of it.

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Shit Girls in Denver Say is funny and shows the trend won't die

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Erin Streets, the main character in "Shit Girls in Denver Say." Watch the full video below.
The latest local version of the Shit Girls Say viral video trend is "Shit Girls in Denver Say," starring Erin Streets, a 25-year-old fashion designer and stylist who utters cliches and catch phrases for a good three minutes. It's funny. Watch the video below and read Street's reaction to its relative popularity (16,000 views and counting, since it was published Thursday).

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N*ggas in Paris at Midnight videos mash up Woody Allen and Kanye West

Woody Allen meets Kanye West in a pair of new mash-ups.
One of the best films of the year, Midnight in Paris, and one of the most popular albums of the year, Kanye West and Jay-Z's Watch the Throne, have little in common on the surface.

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Video: Sh*t people from Denver say, because why not?

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In Internet time, the "shit people say" videos really peaked about mid-January, but maybe like you, we seem to watch every one that comes across our browser. And since there have been a few Colorado-related videos that have come out, there hasn't been one about the phrases and idioms of Denver.

So we made this one:

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Top ten Show and Tell posts of 2011

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Depending on who you're listening to, the world is going to end in 2012, or the world will undergo some sort of transformation. Either way it's spiritual. What's not spiritual, however, are these cold, hard numbers: The top ten posts on Show and Tell during 2011, which may or may not be the last full year the human race will sweat, cut each other off in traffic and debate the nationality of its leaders. In that spirit, here are the final numbers, the top ten posts of 2011. Read on for David Sedaris' Denver appearance, 50 reasons why Colorado is the best state in America and why it's always been on like Donkey Kong.

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OpenSpace, Boulder-based start-up, wants to guide you to apps you didn't know about

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At the Open Space store in Boulder, founder Robert Reich navigates a sea of apps for users.
Open Space made a few headlines this week as a physical store in downtown Boulder that sells nothing. Instead, the 300-square-foot room has a few phone-and-tablet experts who promise to guide customers to apps they can use -- but didn't know existed.

That's the model behind the business launched by Robert Reich. The site offers collections of iPhone apps for all manner of tastes, assembled by OpenSpace developers (Reich has curated one himself called "zombies"), and a growing number of users.

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