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“I always thought speed-dating was like that awkward scene from ‘The 40-Year-Old Virgin,’ and I didn’t want anything to do with that,” says Sandra Rodriguez, 33, from Astoria. It’s going to be a really funny way to break the ice.” Still, some participants point out that the bag won’t do much to disguise a potential partner’s features — or their figure. The company threw a similar stunt in London last July, where singles decorated their bags with doodles and 140-character fun facts about themselves.“Mobile dating has been trivialized by apps that focus too much on speed and looks, and too little on essential human qualities,” says Dr. City singles are so frustrated with the local meet market that offbeat speed-dating parties are actually starting to look pretty good.Take Tauren Hagans, 40, from Kingsbridge, who had one skeevy suitor who she met online stand her up on what would have been their first date. “I started getting texts from his girlfriend telling me I was a homewrecker, and ‘BTW, he has herpes,’ ” gasps Hagans, who didn’t know he was half of a couple. But we all want to be loved, so you just keep on trying.” While Hagans admits she’s had the wool pulled over her eyes by potential suitors, she’s never put a bag over her head.Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Loveflutter’s relationship psychologist. “Wit is sexier than looks, and unlike looks it determines long-term compatibility.” The current crop of picture-perfect dating apps, such as Tinder and Grindr, emphasize face value.
Users make a snap judgment based on someone’s profile shot, and in Tinder’s case they swipe them to the right or the left as they deem them hot or not.“My friends are joking with me to wear a really cleavage-y shirt,” laughs Brandenburg, “because that’s all that guys are looking at.” MEET YOUR MATCH Paper Bag Speed Dating, Wednesday, 7-10 p.m.; . Our events offer a fresh alternative to speed dating and matchmaking.“I actually met my boyfriend through ‘Size Matters’ three years ago, and we moved to Austin together,” says Soletti.“We all have our dating deal-breakers — whether it’s not wanting to have children or you have certain religious preferences — so this is a formula for success, because you know what you’re getting.” Hagans, who’s hit the “Size Matters,” “Beauty & the Geek” and “Childproof” nights, now swears by speed-dating parties.Enter “Paper Bag Speed Dating” at the New York Hall of Science on Wednesday, where participants meet potential matches by donning the humble lunch tote.