‘Later, they both emerged looking very dishevelled.
Imagine this: you’re stuck in an elevator and have less than 60 seconds to pitch your business idea to the interested party.
Those 60 seconds could change your life, but only if you figure out the right thing to say. Stressful, awkward and with me nervously rambling on, all the while hoping my date doesn’t notice the sweaty hand marks on my cocktail glass.
‘In 2012, my boyfriend and I were on a break, so I decided to go along to a speed dating night in Richmond.
‘He started shouting in front of everyone and the room went silent. ‘Especially since he kept screaming, to the point where the organiser got up and asked us to ‘take it downstairs’.
It actually turns out he had split from her a week prior (on a break) and she had come along and checked herself into the event on Facebook, he had seen this and driven to the event to confront her!
I’ve seen guys fall over chairs, spill drinks over girls and last month a guy’s coat got caught on fire as he left it dangling on the back of a hair next to a heater, we were literally seconds from sending the pub up into smoke!I would definitely say be open minded to the whole thing, I often find that people come with too many expectations and this can often lead to disappointment.It’s good to bring a friend along for moral support and well worth preparing a few things to ask, try and avoid asking boring mundane questions about what they do for a living and if they’ve been ‘Speed Dating’ before it’s not a job interview!But, since dating apps have turned romantic options into a never-ending circle of finger-swiping, perhaps it’s time for some IRL action.These ten people have given speed dating a go; here’s what they have to say about it.Accutane also known as Isotretinoin is an oral medication belonging to the group of retinoids.