The oldie dating

Needless to say, adults over 50 have hopped onto the speed-dating bandwagon and have come out victorious.First and foremost, speed dating eliminates pressure – pressure of giving out your phone number even when you don’t want to, pressure of avoiding awkward pauses in conversation, pressure of telling your life story to a stranger you just met.

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The judges, which included Rachel Johnson, Roger Lewis, Maureen Lipman and Craig Brown, selected a host of other celebrity lifetime achievers.

Other award-winners included Oldie of the Year Dame Vera Lynn (100), Oldie Political Legend of the Year Shirley Williams (87) and Oldie Drama King of the Year Alan Ayckbourn (78).

My Dear Oldie Thing of the Year was awarded to Henry Blofeld (78), the Palmer d’Or Oldie of the Year to Geoffrey Palmer (90), and the Oldie 21st Century Fox of the Year goes to Basil Brush – whose age remains undisclosed.

Speed dating might seem simple, but there are four tips you should consider before embarking on your next speed-dating adventure.

1) You are going to meet plenty of new people, so be prepared for anything.

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