‘It was incredibly weird, and I don’t think the poor girl got any matches.
She was pretty, but I just couldn’t bring myself to put a ‘yes’ next to her name.
The host shouted out statements and if they applied to you, you had to step forward.
‘The first was ‘if you’re wearing black underwear, step forward’.
While it’s superior to picking someone up at a bar, I don’t understand its advantage over online dating.
‘If I can shop through a meat-market of thousands of women for free, and from the comfort of my home, what’s the benefit of paying for speed dating?
His hair was all over the place, and her make-up was smudged.
‘I casually started chatting to the guy at the end of the night.
‘I’d tried speed dating numerous times before I met him, but most of the men were much older than the suggested demographic for the group.‘He started shouting in front of everyone and the room went silent. ‘Especially since he kept screaming, to the point where the organiser got up and asked us to ‘take it downstairs’.‘I went home mortified, with no boyfriend and no matches.’ ‘I’ve been to quite a few speed dating nights but there’s one that stands out.Going home.” ‘This was my first and last foray into speed dating.’ ‘I’ve only been speed dating once but it was enough to cement my hatred for it. It was based around food, everyone sat in groups of six and had ten minutes to chat per course.‘At the start, there was an unexpected ice-breaker round.‘This painful scenario continued for 10 minutes until the final question, which was if anyone had a tattoo.‘At the same time as I stepped forward, a woman – the twin-set and pearls type – shouted “I don’t think anyone here is the sort of person to have a tattoo”.He’d had a lot to drink, and admitted to having paid off the toilet attendant to let the pair of them go into the male toilets and do the nasty.‘Sadly, I didn’t get as lucky.’ ‘The actual speed dating went okay.‘In 2012, my boyfriend and I were on a break, so I decided to go along to a speed dating night in Richmond.‘I tagged myself at the event on Facebook and half-way through the evening, my boyfriend stormed in.