But participants had such a blast hooking up at Loveflutter’s anti-Tinder party that the hosts are bringing it across the pond, beginning with NYC — and not a minute too soon, say singles.“Dating here is definitely more complicated than anywhere else,” says Alida Brandenburg, 30, who moved to Williamsburg from San Francisco a year ago.Slightly bedraggled and rain-soaked, I take my place in line and pull out a book, hoping Pikachu and a swipe of red lipstick will be enough to get me into this session. I crack Star Wars jokes and paint my nails with Doctor Who stuff, but I’ve never seen Firefly.
What people want in their 50s, 60s and beyond is often very different from what they wanted in their 30s and 40s, let alone their 20s.
Comic Con seems an unlikely place to get your flirt on, but when nerds unite clad in Spandex and armor, sparks can fly.
I’d gone speed dating only once before, at Minneapolis Comic Con, and heard epic tales of the speed dating scene at NYCC.
” I try not to roll my eyes at the guy sitting across from me, dressed in normal clothes amongst a sea of superheroes.
Finally, I had an excuse to wear the eight-year-old-boy-sized Pokémon shirt I’d bought a couple years ago. Speed dating at New York Comic Con, which ran October 9-12.