Instead they're assigned a number -- to avoid the occasional stalker -- and at the end of dozens of rounds, each person writes down his or her favorite numbers. Other participants, like Batman -- also known as Kamel Nelson, 25 -- had a blast talking with other like-minded fanboys and girls.
It's all in hopes that someone they picked out wrote down their number, too. "It was a lot of fun, I'd definitely do it again," Nelson said with a grin.
There are over 260 niche dating sites within Passions Network and members interested in access to all sites in the network can upgrade to ‘Network Wide Access’ for a one time payment of .95.
But during one of Saturday's sessions, married and monogamous Bane skewed the results -- for Sharcoff, anyway. "I met some that I liked, but they didn't feel the same way. I'll go again." Ryan Glitch, the event's founder and self-proclaimed Geek Doctor of Love, said that plenty of participants got second dates out of the deal.
There are a number of options within Trek Passions to help connect members, including the following: Sci Fi ‘Groups’ allow members to find others who share very specific interests / similarities.
I was not unfamiliar with the company thanks to a 2012 TLC special and my own affinity for reality television.
However, as a blogger who frequently takes to her blog to gripe about dating and being single, I immediately thought that an interview with Sci-Fi Speed Dating’s owner Ryan Glitch would be a great addition to the blog.
Motto: Have you ever thought to yourself, I am ugly?
All around us we see gorgeous people, on television, in movies and magazines.
It was at this point that Ryan suggested I participate in the 3pm session.
Reluctant but curious, it took only some slight persuading from Ryan and my name was down to participate.
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.