Ever heard of the elevator pitch? His hair was all over the place, and her make-up was smudged. However, during the socialising afterwards, some guy attempted to crack on to me by biting my neck. Going home. It was based around food, everyone sat in groups of six and had ten minutes to chat per course. The host shouted out statements and if they applied to you, you had to step forward.
By: Josh Clark. Studies like the one at Ohio State University suggest that speed dating should, in theory, work. If we can determine whether another person is a good match for us in just a minute or two, then speed dating is an optimal approach to selecting a mate. Why waste time on some jerk when you've already decided that you'll most likely never speak to him again? Speed dating also offers a structure that -- in its brevity -- encourages polite behavior.