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Each “pair” had a chance to chat for three minutes. After the allocated time, each male slid down a seat and a new conversation began. At the end, each guest could jot down the names of any person/s of interest, which were then passed on to Brighten.In the event that two people each picked the other, contact details are passed along via email. As a neophyte to the speed dating scene, who knew what to expect?
Also: keeping a mental tally of how many of the male participants are grad students and/or young enough to be your offspring is probably not what the organizers had in mind. The gal sitting next to me agreed on the food, age range, and acoustics (really difficult to hear), while acknowledging the need for opportunities for like-minded singles to meet.Is it possible for a committed vegan to fall for an unabashed omnivore and do such mismatches last?Can a rabbit-food loving lass hook up for life with an offal-loving lad?These doctors found, from having participants fill out questionnaires, that what people said they wanted in an ideal mate did not match their subconscious preferences.Could that mean that chemistry can top health-environment-animal-rights-ethical concerns?Two women dropped out because they’d found themselves in relationships since they purchased tickets. The assembled crowd, mostly Caucasians in their early 20s through to early 60s from around the Bay Area, mingled over appetizers in the Space Lounge, an area separate from the restaurant.(A word on the food: mostly fried and fatty, with salsa laden with raw onion.
In short: Overwhelmingly unimpressive and not particularly dating-friendly. Some folks eyes lit up at the end of the evening when vegan cupcakes came out, others begged off saying they avoid sugar or that the treats were too sweet.) But folks weren’t there for the food.
The organizers plan to tweak the format for future events.
“From a romantic-partner perspective, it seems like a waste of time for a 63-year-old to be mingling with a 22-year-old,” concurred Henning.
But, no worries, if these topics were even broached they were dispensed with quickly.
The event featured a self-described dating expert, Anna Hennings, 25, who has co-authored articles on the subject and counts among her credentials being raised by sex educators/therapists.
If you’re unfamiliar with speed dating, here’s how last night’s worked: people wore name tags and were given a sign-up sheet.