FIND ME A DATE

These city kids ditched Tin­der and let us play match­maker. Here’s a blow-by-blow of their blind date

Time Out Singapore - - Inside Singapore -

‘I was late for the date but he seemed can­did and laid-back.‘ ‘It was com­fort­able, even with the in­evitable awk­ward si­lences.’ ‘He told me that he doesn’t eat meat. When I asked why, he said it’s be­cause he’s too lazy to cut steaks with a knife.’ ‘I gave him a friendly hug and we ex­changed num­bers at the train sta­tion.’

‘Ac­tu­ally, it’s a 3.67 be­cause I think we can con­tinue writ­ing to each other but I don’t think we’ll hang out again.’ FIRST IM­PRES­SION CHEMISTRY AWK­WARD MO­MENT AF­TER­WARDS VER­DICT ‘She looked kind of cute. She smelt good, too – that’s an im­por­tant fac­tor for me.’ ‘It was fine. We could con­nect and the con­ver­sa­tion flowed.’ ‘Maybe just once or twice, be­cause we have no mu­tual friends to talk about.’ ‘ We con­tin­ued talk­ing af­ter din­ner. We re­ally max­imised our night, and I man­aged to take down her num­ber.’

‘She’s very at­trac­tive. We un­der­stand each other well, and I don’t mind go­ing out with her again.’

LIN­COLN, 27 Works as a com­puter en­gi­neer WHY HE’S SIN­GLE ‘I haven’t found the right per­son, and it’s very dif­fi­cult to do so. Of­ten, it’s a one-sided af­fec­tion. I be­lieve in an old-school type of love.’ IDEAL DATE ‘Play­ing a sport to­gether fol­lowed by din­ner, and I’ll send her home af­ter.’

JING YI, 24 Works as a com­mu­ni­ca­tions ex­ec­u­tive WHY SHE’S SIN­GLE ‘It’s a choice of no choice.’ IDEAL DATE ‘Hav­ing an overnight con­ver­sa­tion with or with­out al­co­hol.’

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