Despite my preconceptions to the contrary, it seemed that the men were just as discerning in their tastes as the women - I estimated an average of three or four people that each dater ticked 'yes' to (of a possible 14).
I saw the lovely Steph again at the end - she hadn't found her Elvis, but she had enjoyed her night.
Singles night Derby based, such an event could change the entire course of your life.
True to her word, she'd asked about kids' TV favourites - one He-man had come out of the woodwork, but thankfully, no Teletubbies.
Maybe the sociologists have got it right and three minutes is more than enough time to judge someone, but as I left after having just dismissed 12 guys, I couldn't help but wonder if some of them might have grown on me given more time...?
Look at where the speed dating event is being held to give you a promising idea of the sort of clothes you should be wearing.
If the venue has a dress code then ensure that you adhere to it.
Nottingham has many fantastic bars, clubs and restaurants within its' busy city centre.