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Roadside note to mystery woman divides opinion: Is it creepy or romantic?

A handwritten sign searching for a mystery woman with pink hair has created a stir in Sydney's inner west.

A handwritten note enquiring after an "effortlessly beautiful" woman has been spotted in Sydney's inner west, evoking opposing opinions from passers-by.

Taped to a lamppost in Marrickville, the pink paper was covered in black ink with the the writer scribbling down a description of a woman she drove past at the same location a week earlier.

It read: 'You. Pale Pink Hair. Leopard pink top. Effortlessly beautiful. Stood here approx. 7.30 pm last Friday. Me: Woman in black hatchback. Did we miss a moment??'

The roadside note was written on pink paper and is taped onto a lamppost outside a local business.
The roadside note was taped onto a lamppost at the location where the women reportedly "had a moment" as one drove past in her car. Source: Facebook / Street Bounty Inner West Sydeny

The writer concluded her public search announcement by including an email address, seemingly made specifically for the mystery woman to get in touch.

Divided opinions: 'Creepy' or 'romantic' tactic?

The sign found its way onto a community Facebook page after a passer-by uploaded a picture, sharing she hoped the two women "find each other".

Many were inclined to agree with the poster, sharing it was a "romantic" gesture in the ever increasing digital world of dating.

"This is romance at its best. I hope serendipity brings them together," one woman commented. "So much better than a text. This is how it might have been done pre mobile phones?" another questioned.

Yet others weren't so impressed, believing the decision was "creepy" and warranted a cautious approach.

"Sorry, sounds creepy to me. I hope she stays away from this shallow person," another chimed in.

Despite the contrasting comments, one question seemed to be on everyones lips — had the mystery woman spotted the sign and did she feel the same? Many urged the poster to "post updates" if they received word of any developments.

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