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Drunk women, underwear and film star pseudonyms
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Are you ready for some quick fire dating...

Busy broadcaster John Rockley decided he'd have a go at speed dating but he ended up with a little bit too much information!

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If you've never had a drunk French woman describe her battery powered collection (and I don't mean toy cars) you have never lived.

That was the point at which I surrendered the thin veneer of civilisation and decided to get down to the nitty-gritty at Speed Dating.

John Rockley
Now realises that girth is as important as length!

After asking 10 women...

What do you do for a living
What's your favourite book
What is your most loved city

... I was sooo bored that I could have cried into my Gin.

And that is the the fatal flaw of speed dating, it's noisy, rushed and very very dull. If you don't throw caution to the wind and start asking things that your Mam told you never to ask a lady it's about as entertaining as a job interview.

I now know that one woman wasn't wearing underwear (apparently because she hadn't got to the launderette in time), the most popular colour for female foundation garments is black (though white is acceptable) and more than half of the women I spoke to have thrown up in public in the last 6 months (one of whom was having a wee at the time!!)

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I now know that one woman wasn't wearing underwear , the most popular colour for female foundation garments is black and more than half of the women I spoke to have thrown up in public in the last 6 months.
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John Rockley

I also know that girth is as important as length, and that I don't want to hear from anyone who looks shocked when I ask.

And another thing, we all had to have film star pseudonyms - WHY? Mine was Keanu Reeves and as far as I'm concerned it just highlighted the fact that I'd only look like Keanu if he had been caught in a threshing machine, forced through a sieve, and then re modelled by a blind monkey…

My advice is that if you want to speed date then have a drink or three and ask all the questions that you shouldn't ask - it's much more fun!

by John Rockley

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Speed dating and how it all works

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Where can I take part?

Below are some speed dating events planned for the Cafe Rouge in Cheltenham:

  • June 11, 7.30pm, 30-45yrs
  • June 12, 7.30pm, 20-35yrs
For more information visit: Smart dating
 
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