To be fair, however, you have to spend eight minutes with each person.So, there’s no more wasting of time on chat, messages and calls for months before you actually meet. Men and women take seats as assigned by the LOL hosts.In this age of dating apps, we found it interesting that Bangalore-based venture Life Of Line (LOL) will be organising a speed dating event in the city, this weekend.Started in September this year, the company hopes to give you a chance to meet people face to face and then decide whether to see them again as opposed to rejecting and accepting online profiles. " founder Vijendra Dalal asks us without any hesitation."No one knows your full name, contact details and where you live.These are details we don’t share unless two people mutually like each other.
Hear it from the participants "We accidentally discovered the event online. Speed-dating singles were supposed to use short drawing exercises as their ice breakers at El Segundo Museum of Art. Speakers in the gallery rock low strains of a romantic playlist including “True” by the 1980s new wave band Spandau Ballet, and fragrant perfume drifts through the air. as the awkward truth of the situation dawns on the women. Eight women mill about the museum lobby, carefully dressed and nervously snacking on a cheese and veggie platter laid out beside bottles of Champagne and wine.But by the end of the evening, they will be somewhat acquainted with at least five others from the opposite sex, having just participated in what is a very popular way for singles the world over to meet new people - speed dating.In India, the concept surfaced (not necessarily thrived, as a quick online search will reveal) more than 10 years ago and was quickly forgotten when young Indians discovered the joys of meeting new people at the swipe of a thumb.Dating With A Twist Speed Dating Event, Friday August 29, 2014 - pm - Cafe Sausalito in the Galleria - Free Appetizers - Discount Specialty Drinks - DJ Live One - underground parking.