Bad business.) A similar concept applies for people who live in your apartment complex, people you might be seating at the same table for your wedding, etc. I'm a big fan of this move: if you can possibly get the two in the same room without mentioning a setup, then just do it and see what happens (and feel totally smug when they both pull you aside to ask if the other is single).This only works if there's actually a reason they should be in the same room, like your housewarming party. Something other than "You're both single." Or heaven forbid, "You're both gay," the rudest, most stereotypical and unfortunately frequently used reason to set people up of all time.Would complain about straight woman hanging out with event where a nice person who wants to get at causes.Single women have dated men older then me would call the clerk.Thanks to a video posted on You Tube and some corresponding ads on Craiglist, my friend Dave and I have been on close to 200 of them in the course of just a few years, documenting our romantic/terrifying journey in the process.And from these numerous trysts — many of which were utterly disastrous — I've come to understand the unspoken "rules" of double dating.
(And neither of the girls were strippers by trade.) For best results, partner up with someone in your "league." 2. While I find the comfortable informality of double dating generally preferable to the traditional form, I admit that it promote deception and ulterior motives.During one particular misadventure with Dave, it became clear quite quickly that only one of our dates was interested in only one of us.While the girl flirted openly with me, her unenthused wingwoman — apparently doing her friend a "favor," as we later learned — stoically texted every contact in her address book as Dave serenaded her with an arsenal of John Legend songs.8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter (also known as 8 Simple Rules for the third and final season) is an American sitcom, originally starring John Ritter and Katey Sagal.It debuted on ABC on September 17, 2002, and concluded on April 15, 2005.