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They make split-second decisions on matters of the heart, creating a pool of information on one of the more ineffable yet vital questions of our time—how we select our mates.
The concept of rapid-fire dating has gained tremendous popularity, spreading to cities all over the world.
One speed-dating company in New York City, for example, holds a gathering almost every day.
Last year online coupon company Groupon hosted the world’s largest speed-dating event, with 414 attendees crammed into a restaurant in Chicago.
There’s nothing worse than trying to articulate your major while your date hears nothing but “Budble mayoring in Gognitib Euroscience.” 3.
Be a Good Listener Midway through the date, remove a running tape recorder and place it casually on the table in front of you.Plus, this Cosmo article says that fragrance is a key element to seduction, which means that it This is not the time to try to impress others with your pseudo knowledge about U. Foreign Affairs, Roland Barthes, or the aesthetic failures of the Bilbao Guggenheim (especially if your only exposure to it came from this Mariah Carey video).Instead, if you’re into beat boxing, talk about beat boxing. You can also try hesitating for a moment and then saying you forgot your number, which signals to your date that you are so far above them that you can’t even be bothered to recite a few digits. — East Campus Speed Dating will be this Thursday from 8pm to 9pm in Barbour Lounge.The rules and regulations of each event vary depending upon the company hosting it, but one constant is that people are only matched up if both parties express interest.To an onlooker, a speed-dating event may resemble a psychology experiment, and indeed the format has created a convenient petri dish for researchers.One of the best dating tips I give guests is to avoid talking about work too much at singles nights. Although it’s nice to hear what people do to get a sort of background picture, don’t spend your precious 4 minute speeddate explaining how you’ve just taken on a new really complex finance modeling system which is bound to boggle and bore your date.