One gentleman, for example, interrupted me halfway throughout our introductions and asked with a smile, "Are you a Greek god? I gave him the ol' side eye and sipped out of my beer suspiciously. "I would love to take you back to my apartment to photograph you." Flattered, and with a bit of beer foam dribbling out of my mouth, I politely declined.
" Convinced I had misheard him, I asked him to repeat that. I know how that scenario usually ends: a rain coat, an axe and "Hip to Be Square" by Huey Lewis and the News blasting from a stereo.
That's how I imagine this gentleman felt, except that instead of being the smartest man in the room, he was the best-looking.
I could still tell he had a great personality to match his Prince Eric looks.The event, which was held in the confines of a cavernous bar downtown, had a surprisingly large turnout. " I looked at my name tag, which was peeling off already, as if it knew that the "T" written on it was all some horrible lie. That, and never buy knives from that dude from high school.I happened to be one of the first guys to register with the organizer, and I took the opportunity to grab a beer and watch the men herd into line to register like cattle to the slaughter. " the organizer asked one man, who responded with a nervous chuckle. To be blunt, most of the men on either side (including me) were average-looking -- sometimes aggressively so.Love is truly a numbers game, and these men knew this.That, my friends, was the biggest takeaway -- that, and the fact that a doe-eyed, 5-foot-10, 150-pound Asian man does not make a convincing top.Some cities schedule more themed events than others.Regardless of an event's theme (or lack thereof as most of our events are unthemed speed dating events), Pre-Dating does not exclude people interested in attending a particular event who do not fit into the event theme, although it does reserve the right to limit attendance in order to ensure a quality experience for others attending an event especially those that may have a particular expectation of who will be attending.Pre-Dating® Speed Dating is the fun and efficient way to meet new people you've heard about on TV and in the news.Founded in 2001, we're the nation's largest speed dating service.Unfortunately, we were both the human equivalents of melted ice at the bottom of a cooler previously filled with beer, dreams and the empty promise of a good time.Final Words Speed dating, even the kind tailored toward your preferred sexual role, is a great alternative to the more obvious option: online dating.