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" Obviously, everyone agreed because we all bought them the very next day.I vowed to go in with an open mind, and if I didn't come out of it with a date, I'd at least have a good story.My straight, white, cis, male social profile is the most common there is, so I found many potential matches at the event, but those looking for a “less common” social profile might find some of these events frustrating in their scope of potential partners.The night of Adam: Without being sure what to expect, I was definitely nervous prior to the event.The ladies sit for the duration of the evening, while the lads move from lovely lady to lovely lady every six to seven minutes.As we don’t use whistles - our hosts gently tap the lads on the shoulder to let them know it is time to move on.
We were each assigned a number and given a card with three columns printed on it.
As in, I conveniently forgot their names.)Rewind two weeks: I'm hanging out with some girlfriends and one of them mentions how she saw a groupon-like deal for speed dating.
In my head, I said, "Wouldn't it be fun if we all did that?
We found My Cheeky Date on Eventbrite, and I was intrigued by the description.
It’s billed as a “low key, sophisticated approach to dating in Chicago.” The booking process was super easy — we bought our tickets, received a confirmation email and waited.