The event began with a glass of wine and the women taking a seat at a table.
With the ring of a bell, the fast and furious dating was underway. If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be?
“One of the ladies who is here tonight said she tried speed dating in Emporia almost 20 years ago.
It hasn’t been done in quite a while, so I thought it would be fun to try.” Eleven single people decided to brave the event, cautiously optimistic they may find a match before Valentine’s Day.
Tinder is the overarching, Well, if it doesnt work out, you can still come here and probably hook up with someone tonight, but its probably going to be terrible. Drake is on the planning committee for the Blue Whale Comedy Festival in Tulsa and hopes, if a few Tinder shows go off successfully in Oklahoma City, to take the concept up Turner Turnpike for the esteemed comedy fest. I dont want people to think that our goal is just making fun of people, he said.
Well probably do a little bit of that, but its not going to get bad.
Lanzarote is as green as it gets, sprinkled with colourful wild flowers, and its warmth and freshness call out to everyone to get out and make the most of it. A few hundred years ago, the Cueva de los Verdes was the refuge for terrified islanders hiding from from pirates who sought to abduct them for slavery.Now, this cave has been mapped to provide clues for another possible human refuge – on the planet Mars.Editor’s note: Participants in the speed dating event did not want to be identified by their full names.A handful of brave souls stepped out of their comfort zone Friday evening and entered the world of speed dating at Twin Rivers Winery and Gourmet Shoppe.“I thought it would be a fun event to try,” event organizer Melissa Ogleby said.