You could spend a couple of hours with one person each time getting to know them or you could spend a couple of hours meeting up to 15 people making 'six minute' decisions along the way about each person.
This pretty much sums up the options for choosing 'speed dating' over 'traditional' dating. As with most of these types of 'meeting site' you need to register your details and be contactable.
Brisbane Speed Dating's claims are, to "take your details and email you weekly with all of their upcoming Speed Dating Events". This service covers more than Brisbane, including the cities of Adelaide, Sydney and Perth.
Sounds easy so if this is a service you are looking for it's a 'simple and easy place to start'. Click on your location city, in this case Brisbane and it will list the 'speed dating events' for the month.
Shallow as it may seem, we all know people make their mind up about a person within the first few minutes of meeting.
With speed dating, you have six minutes to impress and be impressed.
Be interested as well as interesting And maintain appropriate eye contact." Then there are the obvious conversation-killers to avoid, like politics, religion, ex partners, and recent break ups. When the rounds have finished and your glasses are empty, it will come time to hand in your scorecards.Dating 10 guys or gals in the one night doesn't have to be an elaborate scheme, involving several restaurants, an equal number of outfit changes, and a friend in the wings with a list of excuses for you to leave early in case things get awkward. You can find people that match your preferences, you get to meet them straight away, work out if you like them or not, see if there's any kind of spark, and then you can take it straight away from there." Sydney is often considered the capital for speed dating in Australia, but Melbourne is right on its heel. Justin Parfitt, founder and CEO of Fast Impressions Speed Dating, says it's an effective way of meeting a potential partner.And don't worry about your inbox being empty in the morning, Justin says his clients receive on average 3.2 matches each.In fact over 1000 weddings that have resulted from matching people at their events, not to mention the occasional speed dating baby.