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“It still amazes me when people turn up and they say to me: ‘I’m just popping out for a smoke’ or to grab some food before an event starts. Also, avoid bringing any unnecessary items with you like bags or shopping: it’s just not cool to be moving from table to table carrying your work rucksack or lunch box!
Speed dating is quite random and some events are much better than others.
If you have high expectations that you’re going to meet ‘the one’ at your first speed dating event then you might be disappointed.
“I would say treat it as a bit of fun, as a night out with friends with no expectations, and you might be pleasantly surprised” says Rob.
Men tend to fly solo although they sometimes come with a friend.
It’s important that you work out who is friends with who before you complete your scorecard.
While it can be daunting to get your head around, seeing and meeting others in the flesh definitely helps to cut out a lot of the initial back-and-forth that takes place with online dating, and you get the chance to make your mind up about someone much quicker.
Robert Ryall, who founded speed dating company Date in a Dash eight years ago, knows his stuff when it comes to speed dating, and he shares his top tips for getting it right.
Not everyone will have the balls to do this but the ones that do get a big advantage as they get extra time talking to their dates and it gets them in a talkative state before the event,” adds Rob.
Quite a lot of the time, girls will come in small groups.
If you then proceed to pull your phone out and busy yourself on it, it makes you look shy and lacking confidence.