After eliminating a choice, all the contestants who fit that choice left the Dating Pool, in view of the Picker.
In the third season, a Golden Ticket was introduced, which allowed the Picker to save one eliminated player as he or she walked in front of him on the way out of the studio.
This contestant automatically advanced to the semifinals.
For episodes taped outside, the "Golden Ticket" was replaced with a Golden Lifesaver, with the same rules.
unless you’re SEC favorite and clear-cut elite Alabama.
AL.com’s latest ‘SEC shorts’ video makes a hilarious mockery of the College Football Playoff through speed dating, a quick get-to-know-you alternative to the selection committee’s drawn out saga for selecting the final four.
Some teams featured in this spoof are more attractive than others and there’s a few who shouldn’t have been invited to participate.Each game began with one main contestant, the "Picker", being escorted onto the set blindfolded in front of the 50 potential dates in the "Dating Pool" while the announcer described him/her.The Picker was then led to a seat facing away from the Dating Pool and further divided from the potential dates by a wall.The Picker was presented with a board showing six categories, which ranged from physical attributes to preferences in love-making to leisure activities.They generally were expressed in a humorous style, often with various pop-culture references.After choosing a category, two or three choices were listed (for example, a category on hair might be divided into blonde, brunette, and redhead), and the Picker was asked to eliminate one of the choices.