8 minute dating in ny city
Inside, it looked more or less like a restaurant preparing itself for regular dinner service (dim lighting, candlelit tables), rather than the morose, clinical vision I had concocted of name tags, clipboards, and other trappings of business conferences.
People filed in one at a time and checked in with the hostess, who cleared their name from a list and handed them a card for keeping track of dates that night.
When: Once or twice a month, usually Saturdays Where: The LGBT Community Center, 208 West 13th Street, just west of Seventh Avenue Admission: in advance, at the door Femme for Femme Speed Dating Hosted by onspeeddating.com, this power mixer hooks up feminine lesbian attendees with 10 to 25 others for quick-fire meet-ups.
It's why she doesn't date online and swears she never will.
Dates last six to eight minutes apiece, and daters get to try out eight potential suitors.
How many times have you found yourself on a Tinder date with someone who seemed great online, but in real life wore a ton of man jewelry and pawed at you all night asking why you’re so afraid of intimacy?
Of course there were a few oddballs, like the guy who was obsessed with his karate prowess and kept insinuating that his skills would come in handy to protect me on our pending second date.
But that’s how it is in any social/dating situation, and I’m sure there’s a Pink Power Ranger out there who would swoon over his high kick.
And worse comes to worst, if it’s awful, you know that in five minutes, it will all be over -- unlike that horrific Tinder date you went on last week that lasted an hour and a half because you were too polite to leave. With Speed NY Dating, people are limited to the age bracket 24 to 38.
Surprisingly, there were more men than women -- most of whom were young, professional, and new to New York.