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For Singles, Speed-Dating, Basel - Sept 7th
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City/Town: Basel
Event Type: Other
Location: Don Pincho (Comedor)- address below
Price: 42chf including a drink

PLEASE NOTE - WE ARE ALREADY 8 WOMEN AND 6 MEN. We would like to have at least 10 pairs.


Heya !!!
Are you single?
Do you speak fluent English?
Do you live/work in/around Basel?
Are you between 30 and 45 years old?
Then this is your chance.
Do join this fun Speed-Dating event organized by MatchMallow©, this time in Basel!!
How it works-
MatchMallow© Speed Dating aims at connecting an equal number of English-speaking men and women through 7-10 mini dates in an exciting way, within just one hour. While sitting across from their counterparts, one male chats with one female at a time. A sound will appear in intervals of 7-8 minutes, signaling each male to move on to the next female participant.
In other words, you'd get to meet 10 awesome, single, English-speaking persons of the opposite sex,and get to speak to them, 7-8 minutes each, one by one, at our fantastic venue, overlooking the Rhine.
It will be held on Sept 7th,2012,at 1945 hrs.

We need just a handful people more and we will not be able to accept more than 10-12 people.
Remember ,you need to register before-hand, so we have an equal number of pairs!!
Cost - 42chf/person . This includes a voucher for a free drink(Prosecco, Wine, Beer, Juice, Mineral water, Soft drink)
Send your confirmations A.S.A.P to me over here. I need your email address to send you all details.
Do not hesitate to write to me for any clarifications.
Do share this with your single friends, regardless of whether you are participating or not.
I look forward to seeing you there!!



Warm regards,
Assistant at MatchMallow©
Website - www.matchmallow.com
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Old 27.08.2012, 19:37
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Re: For Singles, Speed-Dating, Basel - Sept 7th

Hi people. Some of you have PM'd me directly, without adding your name on the public list here. Good idea, if you'd like to be private about it. Others can do the same.
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Old 27.08.2012, 19:52
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Re: For Singles, Speed-Dating, Basel - Sept 7th

I used to enjoy speed dating, but many women used to find my rapid-fire ramblings garbled and unintelligible.

Others complained about my inane fixed grin and constant sniffing - some even gestured that I should discretely wipe the underside of my nose.

Ah, well ..... now I just choose life.
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"PLEASE NOTE - WE ARE ALREADY 8 WOMEN AND 6 MEN. We would like to have at least 10 pairs."

I think you would get much more feedback if you were to give a qualitative analysis as apposed to a quantitative one.

Of these 8 women how many of them have only "really nice personalities"? And how many are atleast an 8?

If I were a lady I might sit here and wonder outloud: "Hmmm, I wonder if any of these 6 guys have a Tom Selleck Mustache?"

You would get better pairing with more specific info.
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Re: For Singles, Speed-Dating, Basel - Sept 7th

Matchmallows? Will there be hot chocolate and smores too?
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Re: For Singles, Speed-Dating, Basel - Sept 7th

I know Switzerland can be expensive, but 42.00 chufs for one drink?
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I know Switzerland can be expensive, but 42.00 chufs for one drink?
From his post I understand that he is running a business...

(20 x 42.00) - (20 x drinks) - (1 x venue lease) = PROFIT
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From his post I understand that he is running a business...

(20 x 42.00) - (20 x drinks) - (1 x venue lease) = PROFIT
I run a business too and I know if I was arranging an event where 20 people would be attending (and wanting drinks and food) I can assure you that the venue would be rent free to me.

I like to think the events I arrange are very good value and I know of at least two people who met at one are now very happily married, I just think 42.00 chufs for one drink and a bell ring every 7 minutes is a bit steep. But good luck to him if people will pay that!
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But good luck to him if people will pay that!
Thats what I am saying. No one is going to pay for the "mystery bag" where you either get a hand full of poo-poo or maybe a hand full of gold dust.

It would help your business if you ensured the quality of your contestants

But I agree that 42 is a bit much for one drink and chatting with ugly gals who probably have herpes or legs like fire-hydrants.
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I run a business too and I know if I was arranging an event where 20 people would be attending (and wanting drinks and food) I can assure you that the venue would be rent free to me.

I like to think the events I arrange are very good value and I know of at least two people who met at one are now very happily married, I just think 42.00 chufs for one drink and a bell ring every 7 minutes is a bit steep. But good luck to him if people will pay that!
well, obviously 16 people already signed up. maybe i will start my own speed-dating event, it will have a 70% chance of success as each participant will be required to do a shot each time the bell rings.

EDIT: and the after event will be naked twister with whipped cream.
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I run a business too and I know if I was arranging an event where 20 people would be attending (and wanting drinks and food) I can assure you that the venue would be rent free to me.

I like to think the events I arrange are very good value and I know of at least two people who met at one are now very happily married, I just think 42.00 chufs for one drink and a bell ring every 7 minutes is a bit steep. But good luck to him if people will pay that!
OK, he is low risk - high margin. I guess it's pretty much the standard recipe here in Switzerland.
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well, obviously 16 people already signed up. maybe i will start my own speed-dating event, it will have a 70% chance of success as each participant will be required to do a shot each time the bell rings.

EDIT: and the after event will be naked twister with whipped cream.
That seems like real fun! Where can I sign?
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