At the end of each interval, the organizer rings a bell, clinks a glass, or blows a whistle to signal the participants to move on to the next date.
At the end of the event participants submit to the organizers a list of who they would like to provide their contact information to.
There are many speed dating events now in the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States.
Requirement for each event vary with the organizer.
Specific age range based on gender is a common restriction for events.
Many speed dating events are targeted at particular communities: for example, LGBT people, polyamorists, Some feel that speed dating has some obvious advantages over most other venues for meeting people, such as bars, discotheques, etc.
Usually advance registration is required for speed dating events.
Contact information cannot be traded during the initial meeting, in order to reduce pressure to accept or reject a suitor to his or her face.On the other hand, a couple that decides they are incompatible early on will have to sit together for the duration of the round.Most speed dating events match people at random, and participants will meet different "types" that they might not normally talk to in a club.It’s just something that comes with the territory of Los Angeles. So unless you can handle long periods on location and/or high flake potential, try to find someone else to date. Truth: Don’t be put off by someone who suggests a cheap/free date.If there is thought behind it, then that’s all that matters.