You then visit a table occupied by a lady or man of mystery for 4 minutes, after 4 minutes you count your losses and move on to the next 4 minute adventure.
It’s an awesome way to meet and talk to new people without having to worry about the awkward initiation of asking someone “if they visit here often” when you’ve obviously been tracking their move for the last week.
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Each date lasts three minutes, after which users can continue the conversation or chat with someone else. Speed has applications on i Phone, i Pad, Android, Facebook, My Space, Bebo and Meebo.
Like many online dating sites, Speed is a freemium service and its revenue comes from premium subscriptions.
Unfortunately its not perfect and people you feel you had a good 4 minute adventure with may leave immediately after the events over, or be such a catch that theres a queue of guys waiting to talk to her, or not match with you in the end, or match and dare I say it, not talk *rolls eyes*.
Whether you’re visiting a Spanish-speaking country or even planning to live there, you’ll want to be able to chat to people and get to know them better.It also bypasses the , that person you probably wouldn’t match with on Tinder gets to see what you’re like in person whether they like it or not, and who knows maybe they’ll like it.Mini dates are handy too because you don’t need to fake your home being burgled or cat falling in the cat nip bowl in order to leave early or worry about splitting the bill.The idea reputedly has a scientific basis: eight minutes is allegedly more than enough time to determine whether the range of a mate's hormones is complementary to your own, this being a key factor in so-called 'first impressions'.
The speed-dating concept has been in existence since 1999, and originates with a Los Angeles rabbi, Yaacov Deyo, who introduced the idea in his Jewish community, to help Jewish singles meet each other.
Best example I can give is I once scored a date with a lady that if some of my amazing asshole friends saw her, I would be heckled with words like , just to elaborate I’m not a horror to behold, she was just that hot.