Comic Con seems an unlikely place to get your flirt on, but when nerds unite clad in Spandex and armor, sparks can fly.I’d gone speed dating only once before, at Minneapolis Comic Con, and heard epic tales of the speed dating scene at NYCC.be requiring Fan Verification again in order to buy a NYCC 2017 ticket or have one purchased for you.Fan Verification is now open through May 3 at PM ET for anyone who didn't create a profile last year.It sounded promising for the 82 singletons mingling inside.A costumed Jedi Master standing at the front echoed into the mic, "Three, two, one, aaaand switch." John Kelleher, a 33-year-old from the Bronx, was there on a whim.From October 3rd through the 10th, various venues will play host to 145 lectures, podcast recordings, and other events in preparation for the Con.With all the extra programming, NYCC and Uber have teamed-up to make your commute between Super Week programs that much easier.
"My personal philosophy is those who can make something out of nothing are always rich,” Kelleher later told Business Insider.One year, a woman went through nine rounds of three-minute dates with 70 guys without getting a single match…and on her tenth try, she got more than 60 numbers. I had a great time meeting fellow dorks in Minnesota, so I cleared my schedule to give it a shot in the Big Apple.It’s early morning and I descend the escalators into the depths of the Javits Center basement to try and finagle my way into a morning speed dating session.He volunteered to go with a friend as "karma payback." His outfit — rectangular glasses, a black button-down shirt, and a pinstripe vest — wasn't a costume, although it was unsafe to assume that in a room filled with Captain America, Snow White, Dr.Who, Poison Ivy, and more obscure, casually dressed heroes and villains.