The "minimum requirement" for the women meanwhile was straight-forward: a man with his own house, and preferably also a car.
"I have had 20 to 30 mothers come up to me with their son's telephone number," said Liu Xiuling, a 23-year-old marketing consultant. I do believe in love, but I also believe you have to balance your feelings with some sense of what is practical," she said.
Simply put, if you are looking for a room, they can help you find one and in a house that suits you in terms of atmosphere.
But these events are also great for landlords or anyone looking to rent a room.
One example: one of the current flatmates is about to leave and you need to replace him or her so that the people remaining in the property can pay the full rent to their landlord.
In this case, you could go to the event to look for someone looking for a room.
In early 2005 Speed Dater ran its first Lock and Key party in London.
Lock and key parties are more like a singles party.
"Lives in Shanghai, has a university degree, annual income 20,000 to 50,000 yuan." Just over 10,000 tickets for the event were officially sold, but Shu Xin, one of the organisers, claimed that 20,000 people had visited yesterday and 18,500 on Saturday.
"The queues have been so long that some people threatened to lodge a complaint to the mayor of Shanghai," Shu Xin said.
Speed date in top venues such as Grace Bar, Amber Moorgate speed dating, Eclipse and Jewel bar speed dating. Speed Dater was the first ever UK singles events company and ran its first London speeddating event in October 2002.
By January 2003 Speed Dater was running several speed dating events in London every week.
Always on the lookout for new, fresh and funky ways to bring the single people of London together, we consistently remain on the cutting edge of the dating scene in your area.