But the students couldn't make first date small talk--as a matter of fact, they were just as likely to be sitting across from a member of the same sex as the opposite one--they had to talk about what you want to do before you die.It's a topic inspired by "The Buried Life," a group of four young Canadian men who, while sitting around in a garage one day, made up a list of 100 incredible things to do and then set out to do them, while inspiring others to do the same.While speed dating, however, you can quickly tell a liar from a truth-speaker and all your questions will be answered – the mutual goal for you and your prospective date is to find out as much as you can about each other to see whether you make a match or not.
However, the grand total of 288 participants was indeed enough to set a new record, giving the men of The Buried Life, and the USF students, one more thing to check off their to do lists. For two hours you will have the chance to network and meet other singles in the area who share your passion and love for books and reading. This is another example of the library’s commitment to being a connector in the community, bringing people with shared interests together. Colorado Boulevard is your place for enlightening events, informative news and social living for the greater Pasadena area.To ease any awkward pauses, complimentary hors d’oeuvres will be served, and drinks will be available (for purchase) from Altadena Ale & Wine House. The speed dating will be immediately followed by a live music, dance concert with the world guitar master and guitarist El Twanguero and his band. We strive to inform, educate, and work together to make a better world for all of us, locally and globally.Given the mixture of my quiet nature and my mental health largely dictating my life, there is a very fine line of things that I am comfortable talking about in these types of situations.But even then, these short bursts of interactions feel a lot less like conversations and a lot more like a speed dating scenario.