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I spend half an hour setting up the room, putting café numbers on the tables, and writing out name badges.
Then the daters arrive, in ones and twos, slowly filling the bar.
Woman Number Four sidles over to me, waving a ringing phone.“It’s a man! Maybe this stranger just has more potential, simply because he's a photograph, than, for example, Man Number Four sitting in front of her, with his almost empty pint of beer and pinkish stubble.* * *With the industry’s change in speed has come a change in depth.
Using a dating app is an inherently shallow process, like shopping through a catalog of faces.
Maybe they’re not comfortable with a smartphone, or maybe they have qualities they feel can only be appreciated face to face.
* * *Man Number One is blind and arrives a lot earlier than the other daters.Some would probably not survive a dating app flick session.Some are bald, some are overweight, and a few are gorgeous.“So just put down whatever you need to keep track.”He turns his scorecard to me. ”The scorecard is blank, apart from the word CHASER–slang for “clingy”—printed angrily next to Number 7.* * *Perhaps surprisingly, the speed-dating demographic also includes a number of people in their 20s.In my experience, events for the 21-to-31 age category are some of the busiest and most successful.
", app daters should leave their baggage off-screen.