Dating in the Dark

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Mon Nov 23 17:31:48 UTC 2009

The practice goes back to Ancient Greece. I believe it was Socrates who said (rough translation), "When the lights are out, all women and most guys are sexy hot"!
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From: Laurence Horn
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Subject: Re: [ADS-L] Dating in the Dark
Sent: Nov 23, 2009 11:20 AM

At 7:55 AM -0500 11/23/09, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
>CNN ran a story today on "Dating in the Dark," a social event at which
>singles mingle in pitch blackness so they'll interact at a more profound
>level than mere appearances. Outside, they see who's who.
>At the bottom of the screen appeared a panel reading "Grope-A-Dope."
>Which is the real message of this post.

I've heard about parties like that, except for the "outside" part.
Maybe those are the "Ignorance is Bliss" parties.


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