It's especially helpful when the speed-dating event is themed as to unite everyone with common talking points with potential dates.
Following this reasoning, the braniacs behind the international monthly geekfest Nerd Nite created their own form of nerd speed dating to help the shy and socially-awkward among our ranks put their best brains forward in a setting that celebrates cerebral attributions.
As the night progressed, more and more of the men caught on that the women were writers and appeared to feel anxious about the possibility of being written about. Making some people pay for an event you're hosting and then letting in media for free is kind of crappy, especially when it comes to paying money to speed date.
The people paying want to be there for their personal life, while the people invited from media are probably there for a story.2.
With some modifications, I have used this basic procedure with all grade levels, from freshmen to seniors, from resource classes to advanced placement students.
I am trying to get two novels in a trilogy ready for e-publication, love my i Phone & i Pod, and am secretly Canadian in my soul.
Just how into finding the right person they are is amply illustrated by yet another gem from the gift that keeps on giving You Tube Geek Week.
In this video, from Marvels Comics legend Stan Lee’s World of Heroes You Tube channel, you get a chance to see the lengths everyone in the Star Wars universe, including yes Jar Jar Binks who surely must strike out every time, will go to find true galaxy-spanning love.
"After happening about four or five times, I realize this could be a real thing.
I sent out the interest sheet to about 1,000 people on our listserv; and within an hour, the whole thing was sold out.