Each pairing runs six minutes - enough time, company officials say, to know whether you want to spend more time with someone you've just met.
So, to be perfectly honest, I don't think I met my soul mate at speed-dating (I can feel the disappointment in all of your eyes), but I did come out of it with new friends and a renewed appreciation for people with superb conversational skills. In case you are interested in trying out this lark, here's the link: great that you are curious about trying speed dating.
Successful online entrepreneur and speed dating maverick Anoush Lauren is the owner of Speed LA Date. tended to be more about function rather than a fun night out, set in coffee shops and less-than-chic restaurants. We did away with name-tags, whistles, and over-the-top party trimmings while offering the hottest spots in town to meet others.
Fast Forward to last night: My girlfriends and I show up to Xino in Santa Monica, dressed up, and ready to make snap judgments about the eligibility of strange men.
We were each assigned a number and given a card with three columns printed on it.
Today I am, because I make the rules and I can change them if I want to. Uh, because I went speed dating this week, and chances are, you're probably curious about what that is/whether it was fun and if you should try it, and I've got your back. (Note: I've taken measures to protect the some of the innocent, stupid, and/or ridiculous people I met last night.
Also, this story involves complete strangers, and therefore, is unlikely to come back to haunt me.The timer is started again, and the process is repeated until every man and woman have met.Within the six-minute window, participants fill out "match sheets" to indicate whether they're interested in the other person.She has been bringing together singles searching for love for almost a decade. Now in 18 cities across the US and Canada - the fun hasn’t stopped!Check out my interview with Anoush where she answers your most burning speed dating questions! Our events tend to be a bit more relaxed, restrained, and sophisticated than your typical speed dating event."I don't think that, without speed dating, we would have ever really met each other." The couple, who married on Nov.