Category: dating

The Benefits of Matched Speed Dating Over Traditional Speed Dating

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Whether you’ve been in a relationship for years or you’re yet to meet that ‘special someone’, you’ve likely heard of speed dating. A formalised dating system encouraging people to meet new people, speed dating involves an event for single people to meet other singles in a casual atmosphere, to spark quick conversation and hopefully a […]

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The 10 Best Date Locations in Brisbane

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Australia’s third largest city and the hub of Queensland culture, Brisbane is renowned for its year-round summers and tropical weather, which means rooftop and outdoor bars are out in abundance. However, this river city also features it’s fair share of urban, underground-style establishments dotted around the West End and CBD… you just need to know […]

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Adelaide’s Top 10 Spots for a Date

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South Australia’s cosmopolitan capital, Adelaide, is about more than just old-world charm and churches. Sophisticated, cultured, and packed with trendy bars and restaurants, there are countless options to impress a date. Here’s our top 10 picks for date night venues in Adelaide. 1. Bank Street Social 48 Hindley Street Located in the heart of Adelaide’s […]

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Ten Melbourne Hotspots for Date Night


Melbourne is filled to the brim with trendy bars, clubs, cafes and restaurants, giving you loads of choice when it comes to broadening your social circle, or getting to know someone over a mouth-watering meal or drinks. But with so many venues to choose from, it can become a little overwhelming to filter through and […]

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Date Night in Sydney: Our Top 10 Venues

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So you’ve got a hot date night lined up – congratulations! The hard part is over…right? But finding a venue in Sydney that is classy but not stuffy, fun but not rowdy, and has a vibe which accurately reflects the kind of person you are without ignoring your date’s interests…. that’s a tall order. Don’t […]

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Beyond ‘Be Yourself’: 12 Useful Dating Tips for Guys

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Are pick up lines a no-go? Can I wear my lucky ripped jeans? What should we talk about? On a first date, every moment is an opportunity to make or break her first impression of you. So whether you consider yourself a regular Casanova, or a total dating novice who’s prone to faux pas – […]

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Dating: Which Venue to Choose for Your Date?

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A Blind Date, but Where to Meet? Let’s assume you are going on a date.  And just say that you could only see certain details about the person you are meeting, such as their photo and that you could ask them only one question and you liked their answer.  You haven’t yet met the other […]

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Why we Rely on Dating Feedback from Real Meetings


Online Dating Sites use Online Behaviour for Feedback There is something very wrong with the way online dating works.  We believe there is growing awareness of this too.  Whilst it’s now a very much accepted mainstream way to meet someone, I wonder if we are about to see the next step in the evolution of […]

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Date Night at the Film Festival – 50 people on matched dating!!

What a fantastic night at the US and Canadian film festival it was last week. The CitySwoon Daters enjoyed the hilarious movie called, appropriately, The Grand Seduction, followed by matched dating over some post movie drinks.

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Why You’re 10 Times Better off Meeting your Date in Person First!

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Research has concluded that if you want to be in a relationship with someone you’re more likely to be successful meeting people face to face rather than searching for them online. The research followed more than 10,000 speed daters and 20,000 online daters. Why are face-to-face meetings more successful than online dating? Part of the […]

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