Upon arrival at one of our Speed Dating events, you will be checked in and given a personalised badge with a number on it.We generally allow some extra time for people who are running late, but we normally start on time.Your host will give a quick welcome speech to let you know what to expect.Once the dating part of the evening starts, those with badge number one will start at table number one, those with badge number two at table number two and so on.Because I’m a masochist, I scheduled a couple of heavy-duty teeth fillings on the same day as speed-dating. I thought it might make something funny to bring up in conversation, but then thought “Oh, god, they’ll think my mouth is fully of rotten teeth!
With Speed Dating, everyone is there to meet other people - just like you.
(I do have other clothing, of course, but rarely wear it.
More people understand Speed Dating these days and the benefits are now well known.
Speed dating, as two separate words, is often used as a generic term for similar events.
The first speed-dating event took place at Peet’s Café in Beverly Hills in late 1998.