Speed dating ottawa

Preferring instead to think of the evening as a casual night out where one can truly be themselves.We do not use traditional 'speed dating' offerings such as bells, whistles and name-tags.

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Speed dating first evolved over a decade ago, but it has become much more popular in recent years, especially among baby boomers and seniors.

Perhaps the increasing need for companionship is to blame, or maybe the adrenalin-pumping nature of the event makes it so attractive.

It is a formalized process in which the participants are broken up into pairs and rotate partners every 3-8 minutes (depending on the event).

Each pair sits down and gets to know one another, or “date”.

We both love food, so we hate it when people offer food at an event, and it's mediocre, or offer drinks that consist of watered down bar rail. Together we’ve been enjoying the heck out of this city.

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If two participants have written down each other’s names, the event organizer will forward the contact information to both parties.

(The idea is that the participants will not feel pressure to accept or request contact information face to face.) The first organized speed-dating event took place in 1998 in Beverly Hills, California.

If you're tired of online dating, exhausted by meeting someone only to discover they're nothing like their profile - we offer an alternative.

A sophisticated no frills approach to singles events.

Stuffy bars and lounges are fun to a point, but there are definitely other ways to connect that make the process more invigorating, less stiff and generally superior for meeting and connecting with people.

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