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‘I’d tried speed dating numerous times before I met him, but most of the men were much older than the suggested demographic for the group.
‘Some were drunk, some had no idea that sweat pants weren’t a suitable outfit and others thought it was okay to bad-mouth the other women in the room.
Imagine this: you’re stuck in an elevator and have less than 60 seconds to pitch your business idea to the interested party.
Those 60 seconds could change your life, but only if you figure out the right thing to say. Stressful, awkward and with me nervously rambling on, all the while hoping my date doesn’t notice the sweaty hand marks on my cocktail glass.
‘At the start, there was an unexpected ice-breaker round.
‘This is back when the concept was fairly new and a bit of a novelty.‘At the same time as I stepped forward, a woman – the twin-set and pearls type – shouted “I don’t think anyone here is the sort of person to have a tattoo”.‘The rest of the evening was spent answering questions about my tattoo.‘I casually started chatting to the guy at the end of the night.He’d had a lot to drink, and admitted to having paid off the toilet attendant to let the pair of them go into the male toilets and do the nasty.