"Dressed as Snow White," or, "Bonded over love of 'Star Wars'") on the sheets labeled with the numbers of the people with whom you’d like to continue the conversation. Sci-Fi Speed Dating has spawned five marriages, two babies, 19 engagements, and more than 100 couples dating seriously, according to Glitch.He’s received invitations to all the weddings and keeps tabs on the success stories via his personal Facebook account.
In this speed dating, everyone’s like, 'Hey, you’re a fan! '" Many participants noted that it was easy to find people who shared their interests, and the relaxed atmosphere took the pressure off making a strong first impression.Kelleher added that the costumes are often revealing of partners' personalities.Sci-Fi Speed Dating was a hit for self-proclaimed geeks and nerds at New York Comic Con this year -- 200 people signed up and got real fictional.But a love scandal ripped hearts in two during one of the sessions on Saturday, leaving lusty Princess Leias and sexy Superwomen without partners in crime fighting.On its second and much-improved round, is it a reasonable portrayal of the trials of speed dating? earned a fair amount of ire by oozing pure condescension; needing to label moments where people were “talking geek” as soon as a TARDIS was mentioned and the like.
Critically, no one was biting, so the new season has been considerably revamped.
"This works because this community doesn’t judge," he explained.
"In 'real speed dating, you can be stuck in a room with 50 people who just don’t give a s---.
You chat with someone for three minutes before moving to the next costumed, self-proclaimed geek in the queue.
At the end of the session, you write your contact information and an identifier (i.e.
A costumed Jedi Master standing at the front echoed into the mic, "Three, two, one, aaaand switch." John Kelleher, a 33-year-old from the Bronx, was there on a whim.