Advertised as a free weekend activity for convention attendees over 18, New York Comic Con brought back speed dating for the second time at this geek-filled con. Since I am single, female, and have never speed dated before, I wanted to try this activity out. It was a quick sign-up where I entered my name, email, age, and the time slot when I wanted to speed date. Afterwards I received a confirmation, and thus it became part of my Comic Con agenda.
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Weekend Jedi warrior Ryan Glitch is the year-old owner of Sci-Fi Speed Dating , which in three years has organized hundreds of speed-dating events at dozens of super-fan conventions. He left before the session finished. Later that year, he emailed the organizers of Stars Wars Celebration V to suggest they try speed dating. I told them I had. But I had not. Well, live meagerly, I should say. Between cons, Glitch works in the back room of a local Walmart, assembling floor model displays.
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The "did you take a picture of me ? Speed Dating info self. This is my first year going to NYCC and one of the big things for me to go was the idea of the speed dating event. Anyone have any success stories they'd like to share? My friend had a blast the past few years.
Click here for previous editions of Hey, That's My Cape! I had no idea how speed dating worked besides the fact that it was fast. In this case, three minutes fast. It was surreal. The first thing I noticed after everyone entered the room was that almost all the girls were in some form of cosplay while almost none of the guys were.