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  • n. Alternative spelling of speed dating.

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Examples

  • That following week felt like speed-dating, music-industry style.

    Fallin’ Up

  • In studies of online dating, behavioral economist Dan Ariely found that 10% to 20% of those who met briefly in speed-dating settings wanted to go out subsequently, versus only 1% who looked at dating profiles online.

    Being There

  • Mr. Glitch, a retail-display assembler who lives in Canandaigua, N.Y., participated in a failed speed-dating experiment at a smaller convention before trying his own.

    Romance Unmasked

  • Just like a speed-dating booth, the Japanese premiership attracts some odd characters.

    Speed Dating With Japan's Leaders

  • During New York Comic Con, the four-day gathering that wrapped up Sunday at the Jacob Javits Center, Mr. Glitch staged seven speed-dating sessions for 600 lovelorn singles.

    Romance Unmasked

  • Getty Images Liev Schreiber and Naomi Watts In the best way, the Tribeca Ball—the benefit for the New York Academy of Art, on Franklin Street—can feel a bit like speed-dating for artists and potential patrons.

    The Art World's Own Star Search

  • Borrowing a page from speed-dating events where people spend a few minutes apiece with a bunch of strangers and decide who they want to see later, this app would look at your musical preferences based on your music library, online profile, and maybe a few simple toggle controls and deliver a mini-mix of 30-second samples of songs.

    Eliot Van Buskirk: The Most-Wanted Music Apps From Evolver.fm's Poll

  • It looks like people really want smart playlist creators for the car, musical speed-dating, and a way to track the music playing in any app on their phones.

    Eliot Van Buskirk: The Most-Wanted Music Apps From Evolver.fm's Poll

  • Not surprisingly, there's a slew of businesses catering to these eligibles, including $35 speed-dating services, $20,000 "executive" find-a-wife outfits, and hybrids such as It's Just Lunch, which charges $1,000 to fix people up with other singles who, one can only assume, are also too busy to eat dinner.

    Cupids for Hire

  • The program includes employment services and social activities, like club sports, group travel and speed-dating.

    Helping Adults With Special Needs

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