Each participant is given approximately 5 minutes to meet the opposite sex face to face and decide if there is enough chemistry to warrant a "full date" by discretely filling out a tally sheet.At the end of the event, the tally sheets are turned into the Speed Dating coordinator who determines the matches and notifies the singles the next day with the results.
No matter where you are or who it’s with, that initial excitement is usually there, sometimes you never know how one quick drink or an unexpected dinner can change your world."Stand next to the bar and smile until you think your teeth are going to fall out of your mouth," she said.Either way, any game is better than the waiting game. "We know where the action is not - it is not in the living room and definitely not in your bedroom." Other Santa Clarita residents, like Rick Mahn, have found love using less conventional means.In my mind, when someone utters the taboo words ‘speed dating’ I tend to envisage a very formal bar, laden with cocktails and canapés, filled with men and women who have turned up straight from work with pristine shirts and immaculate hair, coyly trying to suss each other out from across the room.It might even be in New York, it’s an American thang after all isn’t it?