Ideally, each date would last at least six minutes but nomore than eight minutes.
Singles interviewed for this website agree thatthree-to-four minutes per date barely allow time to sit down and say “hello”before moving on. Short timeframes created matches based solely on appearance.
One male remarked that short interview times seemed idealat first; it gave him an opportunity to meet more women per event. However,these short dates resulted in subsequent dating expense and time loss for him.He now prefers more time for screening each potential match at the speed-datingevent itself.
There is a singles website in Australia that calls itsspeed-dating events "Fast Impressions." Three-to-five minute speeddates are fast impressions!