Dating events that happen
I looked around the aisles and saw a sea of collar-popped finance/startup bros filling up the the seats and immediately picked up on the fact that I was in a different ~league~ than them.Although I'm usually quick to be social at events like these, I felt immediately more reserved and uncomfortable initiating conversations with the passengers around me. One of the first lines I casually eavesdropped in on from a user was:"Wow, that girl is like a model, bro.I thought that was an incredibly weird thing for guys who had just met to do (also, morally questionable), but perhaps I am blissfully unaware of bro bonding rituals. Have I emphasized enough yet how much of a literal hellhole this bus trip was? I'm pretty sure Dante once wrote about this bus trip and that's how we ended up with Inferno."Hey, dude I just met, check out this great pair of tits! Brett: Once we eventually arrived at the party, I was relieved just to see land again after the bus trek, so I was in pretty good spirits.Nothing I imagined could have prepared me for the actual hellhole that was this bus trip.First off, if I wanted to be surrounded by a sea of un-self-aware finance bros who live in Murray Hill for FIVE HOURS IN TRAFFIC, I would just move to Murray Hill. Second, I have serious qualms about the lack of diversity on the bus (and at the party in general).
That, and I was very much into the chicken kebabs and sliders being passed around on tiny plates. For the first hour, there was an open bar, so I once again made sure to take advantage of it to get my fair share of mingling moxie via free drinks.After a bit of settling in, I spotted The League's founder, Amanda Bradford, and left my newfound media friends to go chat.I sat on the rim of a couch and introduced myself: "Hey!Jarry: When they told us the "party bus" was BYOB, some people decided to bring six-packs of beer, but I decided to bring low expectations.
Unfortunately, my expectations were not low enough.(Once in the app, you can even further specify if you want the education level of your matches to be "highly selective" or merely "selective.") The ideal user is smart, ambitious, and successful, according to the app's website.