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Sticky-note confessions: New Yorkers share the most awkward places they've run into former flames

Somehow, even in a city of 8.4 million people, you're bound to run into your ex

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Although it's tough to be single in this city, we often take solace in the fact that living somewhere this dense means we don't have to run into the people we'd rather avoid, like former one-night stands and ex-lovers. But as these 20 Gothamites demonstrate, New York has a way of putting those individuals in your path on the subway, on Tinder and in many other very uncomfortable moments.

This time around, we're asking…

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