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Dates last six to eight minutes apiece, and daters get to try out eight potential suitors.
Far from what I expected, the majority of guys I met were… The constant flow of visuals in front of my face was also kind of like swiping through Tinder... But here’s where speed dating is completely different (read: infinitely better) than Tinder and any other dating app -- it accounts for chemistry.
Everyone was gainfully employed, sociable (mostly), and somewhat attractive (again, mostly).
The best part is that, drastically unlike Tinder, everyone there was actually looking for a relationship, or at the very least a second date.
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.
"If Portia De Rossi, Lindsay Lohan, Kristanna Loken, Drew Barrymore and Megan Fox do it for you," say they, "then this is the speed dating event for you." The group also sporadically puts on other LGBT speed date events like Lesbian Hot or Not, Mr.
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.
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.
First impressions may not be everything, but advocates of speed dating claim that when it comes to romance, potential new partners can be given the thumbs up -- or more often, thumbs down -- within a matter of minutes.
For speed daters, physical chemistry and learning a few raw basics are all that's needed for a snap judgment about another's suitability, and anything beyond that is just a waste of time.
On Tinder, there’s no way to judge mannerisms, tone of voice, height (very important in the online dating world), and really, overall personality.