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SPEED DATING

(This is cross-posted at BlogHer)

Speed dating. It has a reputation as an event where interesting things can happen. (A television heroine looks stricken as date #6 describes his recurring nasal drip, having just suffered through #5’s cloud of halitosis.) I’ve never tried speed dating myself and I wanted to find out what people really think of it. Would I ever do it? It’s a possibility. At least if I find it awkward to talk to someone I have an excuse to get up after just a few minutes.

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  • Reply jen February 21, 2007 at 10:54 am

    i would totally love to try speed dating. i think it’s fascinating!

  • Reply ally bean February 21, 2007 at 1:01 pm

    This is interesting. I’d try it if I were free because I trust my gut responses to new people. But if you were a real left brain sort of person, I’d think that this activity would be hellish for you.

    [Also, there’s a funny episode of Psych that uses speed dating to uncover the murderer.]

  • Reply Kbee February 21, 2007 at 2:32 pm

    While it’s probably just easier to do rich and pretty, how about one for NICE guys and NICE girls? I’d be interested in seeing the screening process for that sampling.

  • Reply jen February 22, 2007 at 11:40 am

    did you see this article in the post today about speed dating for seniors?

  • Reply Bridges February 28, 2007 at 10:16 pm

    I’ll keep you posted if I ever try this again! cheers!

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