If you’ve never tried speed dating before, it’s a little bit similar to the game called “musical chairs.” Basically, the women are seated at tables and the men rotate around the room until each man and woman has had a chance to meet each other.
You will sit and talk to a woman for about 5 to 10 minutes and then you’ll hear a signal that tells you it’s time to switch and you’ll move to the next woman.
However, if she likes you but you weren’t attracted to her or vice-versa, then neither of you will receive the other’s contact information. These events are often held at bars or clubs and there’s usually a nominal fee to participate.
It was created by a rabbi after all, with the intent to help Jewish men and women get together. Keep alcohol use to a minimum so that you will be clear-headed and able to think on your feet. Time passes quickly with little break in between, so don’t trust yourself to remember which ones you want to select. She is the author of Sane Sex for Singles , a three-time winning dating guide for the new millennium.
Rabbi Yaacov Deyo hosted the first event in LA in 1998, and since then the concept has spread throughout the US and to the UK and Canada. There’s little time to correct a wrong first impression. As a certified coach, Joanne has supported hundreds of people in changing their lives to look, feel, and be their very best.
Each person is given a ‘score card’ and if you like a woman (or several women) and would like to get their contact information, you will mark their name(s) on the card.
And if those same women also have an interest in seeing you again, they will mark your name down.