Speed dating roommates
The concept for these free biweekly events is simple: register, then upon arrival at a designated bar, don a tag that alerts others to whether you have a room or need a room, as well as your budget and location.
So I started casually browsing cruise ads for roommates.
Summer events are more highly attended, as the demand for housing becomes greater.
At a recent event I attended at a Midtown bar, I was surprised to learn that Speed Roommating was not exactly what its name implied; the event doesn’t follow the form of speed-dating in which you are matched with appropriate partners for an allotted amount of time and then told to switch to a new partner.
This Meet Up is to help you find your perfect match to live with.
Imagine the kinds of questions that get asked at a Roommate Speed Date: How annoying is your dog? It’s funny, too, because the roommate relationship is such a crucial one — after all, you share living quarters and often see each other every day — but it’s also one that we so often leave to chance or the vagaries of Craigslist.
Some daters swear by speed dating, so I was intrigued to hear about Speed Roommating.