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When you enter the i-browse bar, you have one eye
photographed, close up, creating a full frame image. This is
combined with an alias, some personal details, along with the
usual male seeks female, male seeks male etc and sent to
a Jukebox, which will print out the i-Browse cards. Patrons
enter their preferences, make their selections, print out the
results then cruise around the bar with the perfect license to
gaze searchingly into each others eyes, looking for a match.
is nonsense [reensure, Jan 18 2006]
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||I never did the bar scene, so I don't know how well this idea would work in practice. For me, sustained eye contact has some meaning beyond examining the shape, color, etc. of her eyeballs. Wouldn't that powerful means of non-verbal communucation would be lost here?
||"What lovely acute posterior multifocal placoid pigment epitheliopathy You have my dear"
||I think I'll stick to the speed-dating bars. Oh, wait, I'm married already.
||This takes the akwardness out of meeting people. Rather than going to a table full of ladies to get a bunch of dirty looks you can now justify the reason to stare in her eyes.
||I just really wouldn't want to be walking
around with a picture of an eyeball.
||I'm just think of the unsuspecting soul who walks in and asks the bar in general: "Is there an Iris, here?"
||Iris Kasmack: in the head