I'm often disappointed when I go online searching for good questions to ask when speed dating, or for that matter, for on any first date.I can find the usual good advice about not asking closed questions that have one word answers, or unimaginative ones like "what to you do for a living?" But all articles then suggest a series of dull questions about hobbies or goals or worse (like "what was your happiest experience? I promise you, these will make your speed date grown inwardly, as he or she has been asked that question 10 times already during the course of the evening.
In addition, we all say we want our partner to have a sense of humor, and so why not check if they have one (and prove that you do) during your six minute date?So, here are 10 quirky questions to help you both enjoy your short time together, and to help your date remember you when it comes to making selections: Daniel B. Q.s] [Contact Us] [Upcoming Events] [What is Speed Dating] [Why Choose Us] [Member Login] [Links] [Our Blog] [Sitemap] [Easy Dates Coaching] [Speed Dating Themes] [Jewish Speed Dating] [Latino Singles] [Indian and Asian Singles] [Athletic Singles] [Recent Events] [Success Stories] [Testimonials] [Tell a Friend] [Dating Articles] [Privacy] [Cancellation Policy] [Terms and Conditions] Copyright © 2002 - 2016 New York Easy Dates. No part of this web site may be copied, distributed or reproduced without the prior written consent of New York Easy Dates.is one of the owners of New York's most exciting Speed Dating company, New York Easy Dates. Site Developed and Maintained by Actazen Corporation.Specializing in speed dating events for single professionals in New York City, New York Easy Dates offers a variety of themed events for all ages. A man and woman face each other across a table at a downtown bistro, looking nervous and awkward. There is a stiff formality to the way they sit—no slouching. It remains to be seen if it will pick up speed, gain altitude, and soar skyward . Sometimes they lead to burning love; sometimes they go down in flames.
All the observable and obvious clues: They are nicely groomed—stylish, but not overdone. As would-be romances go, this plane is very slow to leave the gate and get onto the runway. or if it will lose engine power and sit on the tarmac indefinitely. It’s true that first dates can be one of the most nerve-wracking, anxiety-producing situations in our society. They scan the room, menu, and table setting, only occasionally making eye contact. The key to having a positive experience is relaxed conversation, and that can be helped along with some well-chosen first-date questions. Biggest clue of all: The salad course is punctuated by strained silence and forced small talk. Before we get to those, let’s review a few general guidelines for dating discourse: Listen as much or more than you talk. The two pick at their dinner salads, staring down at the leafy mound before them. Finally, one of them tries to grease the wheels of conversation. Some people consider themselves skilled communicators because they can talk endlessly. But the ability to speak is only one part of the equation—and not the most important part. The best communication occurs with an even and equal exchange between two people. Getting to know someone new is like peeling an onion one thin layer at the time. But some people, overeager to get into deep and meaningful conversation, go too far too fast.