Six minute speed dating funny headline on dating site

One participant told me "I considered the other men at the event as rivals in a somewhat unsophisticated animal-battle kind of way and made no friends with any of them." Women have also more often requested there be an option to indicate interest in men as friends only.

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I like to think overall the setup is similar to online dating, which I have done, but I have often thought of as parallel to trying to meet someone at a bar.

Some of the people you think you're attracted to are probably jerks, and some are diamonds in the rough you wouldn't realize are awesome until you talk to them.

It was sort of great, and I think part of the decision to "put yourself out there" in a bar on a Friday night or while speed-dating in a bookstore is somehow pheromone-ally discernible or something, even in a platonic way.

At speed-dating I noticed some women exchanging information with each other, although one participant told me she "did meet some hilarious ladies, but we didn't stay in touch." I have not noticed men doing this at speed-dating, only women.

Each participant went on 10 to 14 six-minute dates.

Since each woman would not have the opportunity to meet every man, and vice versa, because of the size of the event we also offered a post-official-dating mingle time for people to hit on each other the old-fashioned way.

Some of the people you think you’re attracted to are probably jerks, and some are diamonds in the rough who you wouldn’t realize are awesome until you talk to them.

The advantage, both when online and speed dating, is that you can at least reasonably assume that everyone in the room is at least 1) single and 2) straight.

I'm sure not everyone is at their best during a six-minute speed-date, so if the answer to "would you continue talking to this person" is yes, give it a shot.

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