Speed dating at college
If we can determine whether another person is a good match for us in just a minute or two, then speed dating is an optimal approach to selecting a mate.
Why waste time on some jerk when you've already decided that you'll most likely never speak to him again?
Complete with stop watches, whistles and a footie captain yelling “times up” in yer face!
I just got an email with my match results, and was very happy to see the guys with whom I matched! Gloria, 25, Murray Hill, NYC I had a wonderful time at your event.
The quality of women was outstanding, and I have a date setup this week with someone I matched with.
Speed dating also offers a structure that -- in its brevity -- encourages polite behavior.
And with the speed-dating service ringing a buzzer that signals the end of a couples' time together, participants can relax knowing that they can largely avoid any awkward end-of-date moments.
The University of Pennsylvania researchers determined that Hurry Date's three-minute format was longer than necessary -- three seconds is about all it takes, said one researcher [source: University of Pennsylvania].