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Till last night, I hadn't myself--and, to be honest, I had no particular interest in doing so. ) and he seemed to be shorter than I am, which is not my thing. " And indeed, at that exact second, the broad actually rested her head on the cad's shoulder."Frauds! After I kicked him in the shin so he'd shut up, I began shouting at passers-by: "It's not like I'm hitting it off with these jokers--they're just my friends! Let me take a moment here to say I always think the term "nerd" is a funny one when it comes to describing most grown-ups. )# THE LOGISTICS OF SPEED-DATINGSo it was that Arlo and I went to Nerd Nite Speed-Dating--with my buddy Don Hooks in tow. (Man, I'm glad I only write for a living and don't have to audtion all the time, like actors; imagine always seeing exactly who you're up against every time? Arlo kinda liked the female in question, so he was outraged. Another dude asked me about the last book I'd read--which is, of course, my kind of question. There was a very interesting philosophy professor, who unfortuantely had two things working against him: He lives in New Jersey (too far away! Fill me on your experiences, please.----------------------------*a groovy art space in DUMBO ...FYI: There was only time to meet about dozen people--rather than the full 26.# ON YOUR MARKS, GET SET ... Let me say that I was pleasantly surprised by the high quality of the dudes there. May they live happily ever after.# THE SPEEDY OVERVIEWOne guy's name was Ari, and I said to him, "You've got a fantastic vowel-to-consonant ratio in your name, sir." He seemed to appreciate that. Plenty were quite cute--like one guy in argyle sweater, another in a fisherman's cap, and a third in a pin-striped suit. Another guy stood up, after our three minutes were over, and told me that he, too, was a writer. and at the end of the night, everyone submits a list of the speed-daters they'd like to see again. There was no way around that: He was a bona-fide, heavy-duty nerd of the first degree. After the fact, you receive an email notifying you about which of the people you picked also picked you (along with the email addresses of your matches). Still, he had dreamy eyes, and I'm sure a nerd-girl is gonna fall for him some day very soon. To me, an adult nerd is someone exceptionally smart, someone who is possibly obsessively interested in something--in most cases, his line of work--that he's very good at doing. Once the three minutes are up, a bell rings to signal that it's time to move on.
I mean, many people who might have been "nerds" in, say, high school go on to become huge professional successes. Here's how it was set-up: 26 women take their seats at the bar's 26 tables. I mean, I bet you that Conan O'Brien, the novelist Jonathan Franzen, at least some of the guys in Grizzly Bear and the founders of Twitter were pretty big nerds. Then 26 guys rotate from one table to the next, speaking to the different women for a total of three minutes.