As they sat on a small stage, about 400 men and women wishing to copy their success sat before them, waiting for the three-minute rotations to begin. “Brothers and sisters,” he beseeched them, “if you are here for the matrimonial, please go in.” Then the doors closed.
Outside, the moderator, a woman named Nida in a white blazer, was giving her volunteers their marching orders. Organizers had left pieces of paper with suggested questions on some of the tables. One woman said afterward that her favorite question of the night was “What is your favorite vegetable? For the last half-hour, the ballroom doors were left open.
“By the time you ask an important question, the three minutes is over,” he said. “It is still better than not meeting any people,” he said.
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Before the room went dark, Rocky the neurosurgeon emerged to pray.
He said he had fun meeting people, but to his sister’s chagrin, he did not write down anyone’s number or e-mail address.
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But in recent years, the demand for such banquets has increased, and the society plans to hold them more frequently.
More Muslims are embracing them as an acceptable alternative to arranged marriages and the vagaries of 21st-century, American-style dating.
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