If two participants have written down each other’s names, the event organizer will forward the contact information to both parties.
(The idea is that the participants will not feel pressure to accept or request contact information face to face.) The first organized speed-dating event took place in 1998 in Beverly Hills, California.
Monk Eastman ran the roughest street gang in all of New York, but he was buried as a decorated WWI soldier.
Bugsy Siegel and Meyer Lansky first met over a hot dice game on Rivington Street. They were the Jewish Gangsters of the Lower East Side.
Spending three minutes talking about Gundam collectibles is more likely to excite a prospect instead of making their eyes glaze over.
Guys won’t be mocked in front of the entire Internet for being awesome at Magic the Gathering. This is even more poignant considering the comics and their fan worlds are heavily dominated by male artists and creators who seem to think that women are strongest when they forget to wear clothing.
Speed dating first evolved over a decade ago, but it has become much more popular in recent years, especially among baby boomers and seniors.