"So I mentioned that she was 'too cute to be expendable'" — the inside joke being that most red shirts on "Star Trek" wind up dead.
He teased that they should visit a power plant on their first date.
Kelleher added that the costumes are often revealing of partners' personalities.
Speed geek dating
Many Comic Con attendees dress like their favorite comic book, video game, anime, sci-fi, movies, and TV characters to celebrate their fandom — a ritual called cosplay.
(Click here for further explanation.) pin over her heart, and black collar suggested that she belonged to the Starfleet Corps of Engineers, of the "Star Trek" universe.
Here, they break out of their shells and find they're not alone, even in a room of single people.
"This works because this community doesn’t judge," he explained.
Glitch credited his success to the unique clientele.
The typical Comic Con-goer tends to be a little quirky and maybe a little accustomed to being an outcast.
At the end of the session, you write your contact information and an identifier (i.e.
"Dressed as Snow White," or, "Bonded over love of 'Star Wars'") on the sheets labeled with the numbers of the people with whom you’d like to continue the conversation. Sci-Fi Speed Dating has spawned five marriages, two babies, 19 engagements, and more than 100 couples dating seriously, according to Glitch.
With 1v1 me irl, you’ll meet 10 or more single nerds in just an hour. Then, if there’s common interest, you’ll get an email to contact your mutual matches!