Speed dating

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Speed dating is a formalized matchmaking process which has the purpose of encouraging eligible singles to meet large numbers of new potential partners in a very short period of time.wikipedia
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Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking

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Malcolm Gladwell's book on split-second decision making, Blink, introduces two professors at Columbia University who run speed-dating events.
To reinforce his ideas, Gladwell draws from a wide range of examples from science and medicine (including malpractice suits), sales and advertising, gambling, speed dating (and predicting divorce), tennis, military war games, and the movies and popular music.

Interpersonal attraction

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There have been several studies of the round-robin dating systems themselves, as well as studies of interpersonal attraction that are relevant to these events.
A speed-dating experiment done on graduate students from Columbia University showed that although physical attractiveness is preferred in a potential partner, men show a greater preference for it than women.

Speed networking

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The popularity or charm of speed dating has led to at least one offspring: Speed Networking.
Speed networking is often referenced as a derivative of speed dating, the round-robin approach to meeting potential suitors first developed by Rabbi Yaacov Deyo in the late 1990s.

Beauty and the Geek

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Hitch (film)

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At a speed dating cafe that Hitch sneaks into, Sara and Casey confront Hitch and cite Vance as their source.

Paris Geller

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In the middle of the fifth season, Paris started dating Doyle (Danny Strong), editor of the Yale Daily News after attempting speed dating and finding herself wanting more to talk to Doyle than the men at the event (Paris dismisses one of them upon hearing his first line of "Well I'm a drama major", by saying "Ding, ding, ding!!"

When the Music Stops (dating service)

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The company specialises in organising speed dating and singles events in towns and cities across the UK.

Private Lives (House)

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Wilson convinces House to go speed dating along with Chase, who becomes conflicted with the realization that women date him for his looks.

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That all changes when the best friend Too Cool (Wesley Jonathan) invites them to try out a round of speed dating.

Matchmaking

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Speed dating is a formalized matchmaking process which has the purpose of encouraging eligible singles to meet large numbers of new potential partners in a very short period of time.

Trademark

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SpeedDating, as a single word, is a registered trademark of Aish HaTorah.

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SpeedDating, as a single word, is a registered trademark of Aish HaTorah.

United Kingdom

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There are many speed dating events now in the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States.

Canada

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There are many speed dating events now in the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States.

United States

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There are many speed dating events now in the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States.

LGBT

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Other groups have included: LGBT people, polyamorists, Christians.

Polyamory

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Other groups have included: LGBT people, polyamorists, Christians.

Graduate school

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Graduate student speed dating events are common.

Nightclub

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Some feel that speed dating has some obvious advantages over most other venues for meeting people, such as bars, discotheques, etc. in that everybody is purportedly there to meet someone, they are grouped into compatible age ranges, it is time-efficient, and the structured interaction eliminates the need to introduce oneself.

Gratification

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On the other hand, feedback and gratification are delayed as participants must wait a day or two for their results to come in.

Time limit

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The time limit ensures that a participant will not be stuck with a boorish match for very long, and prevents participants from monopolizing one another's time.

Monopoly

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The time limit ensures that a participant will not be stuck with a boorish match for very long, and prevents participants from monopolizing one another's time.

BBC

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As reported by the BBC in the Science of Love, it only takes between 90 seconds to 4 minutes of face-to-face interaction to determine attraction, which gives speed dating an advantage over online dating.

Online dating service

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Several online dating services offer online speed dating where users meet online for video, audio or text chats.