You can take a shower, pop a breath mint, and be relatively well-versed in small talk, but then your mom texts you "don't mess this up." You immediately get in your head about it, when all you want to do is find that special someone who shares your love for Will Smith movies and Thai takeout.I met a musician who listed all of his ex-girlfriends for me chronologically, then said he forgot his wallet at the end of the meal.
It's a Kate Hudson romcom in the making, except it was set in a sh--ty dive bar in Koreatown playing way too many DJ Mustard remixes. Just One of the Guys: On my first date of the evening my goal was to be laidback and maybe a little tomboyish—to seem like a lady who would get along with his pals.
While seven minutes may not seem long enough to determine whether a new acquaintance is a potential match, Rabbi Deyo and other speed dating organizers have found that it gives participants plenty of time to gauge their level of interest or get a feeling that the other person is just not the right fit.
As an added bonus, the round-robin setup enables participants to meet more potential matches in one evening than they might otherwise encounter in a month or more of traditional dating.
Meanwhile the catty Queen Bee of the group, Regina George, is played by a conniving Sleeping Beauty, and dimwit Karen is portrayed by Cinderella.
Belle is played by Gretchen, whose father, by they way, invented Toaster Strudels.