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