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Fun facts about speed dating

City singles are so frustrated with the local meet market that offbeat speed-dating parties are actually starting to look pretty good.

Each of the 10 men and women are given a “connection card” at check-in to keep track of their dates and whether they would like to see them again. In those movies, it’s kind of lame—it made people look kind of weird. All the bouncers at Bar 35 are like ‘OMG, these people are single?

If both parties hit it off, Do will email them after the event to exchange their contact information. The first thing you need to know about speed dating, according to Do, is that it’s not what you see on TV. Everyone is nice looking.’” While movies and TV shows can make speed dating seem awkward, staged and almost clinical, the atmosphere at Bar 35, thanks to Do’s eye for romance, is private and intimate: dim lighting, candles and roses on every table and music loud enough that it encourages the couples to lean in.

Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Loveflutter’s relationship psychologist. “Wit is sexier than looks, and unlike looks it determines long-term compatibility.” The current crop of picture-perfect dating apps, such as Tinder and Grindr, emphasize face value.

When: Where: Hackney Attic, Hackney Picture House, 270 Mare St, London E8 1HE Tickets: £20.

Meeting and having face-to-face conversation is important.” Skeptics and romantics alike, between the ages of 20 and 30, get a chance to meet their soul mate (or, at least, their next first date) on the third Thursday of every month out on the patio at Bar 35 in downtown Honolulu.

Registration is simple—you go to hispeedating.com, fill out a short form that asks what you’re looking for in a relationship and spend $30 for a drink, some pizza and, oh, yeah, the opportunity to meet 10 possible matches for seven minutes each (versus potentially spending $100 on drinks at a bar and only chatting up your Uber driver at the end of the night). and the event officially begins at 8, with casual mingling before the actual speed dating starts. The speed-daters get seven minutes to make a lasting first impression.

In the era of Tinder and match.com, HISpeedating is a way for singles to meet their potentials in person.