SPEED dating may sound a little daunting, but it can actually be loads of fun.If you're not exactly sure what it's all about, we've got the lowdown on how it works, where you can take part and the quirky themed nights on offer.These range from naked speed dating to "Romancing The Armpit" speed dating (and yes, it's as weird as it sounds).There are plenty of speed dating options in bigger towns and cities, with Speed Dater holding events in areas including Brighton, London, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow, Sheffield and Norwich.If they found this fun and engaged with this style of question, that's a win.
- might be the random off the wall question that would show you for who you are and find out about them, at the same time.
Here are the Flirt Diva’s top tips to take you from frazzled to dazzled and make an unforgettable first, fast impression. It’s a night out and it’s meant to be fun – so don’t make it all about work.
Last week we looked at how to make a good impression at a speed dating event, this week we look at-‘what to say! Kick-start things with the fun questions – keep a stash of ‘What’s your favourite…? Start with the social stuff: drinking places, holiday spots, and things to do on the weekend.
The number of dates held in an evening varies from event to event, but it's usually 10 or less.
Afterwards, the daters turn in their scorecards to the organisers, and are either contacted the next day or log onto a website to enter the names of those they'd like to see again. Some events cater for specific ages, with over 40s and over 50s events becoming increasingly popular.
And girls, keep the work questions brief and casual. You can find out all the facts in the world later, if there’s chemistry.