No functional props or weapons are allowed at Science With A Twist. Costumes with or without masks are allowed into the event. Glitch, a large jovial man, is often seen clothed in both his formal and informal Jedi robes. Sci-Fi Speed Dating is not just reserved for those of the heterosexual persuasion. Using a standard speed dating format- 3 minutes with each person before switching on- the particular session I sat in on had over 35 girls vying for attention. Founded in , Sci-Fi Speed Dating aims to get those shy guys and girls at conventions across the country to talk to each other, rather than hide behind their intricately detailed replicas. Inappropriate Attire Attire that is not appropriate for the event—and which may result in refusal of admittance—includes but is not limited to clothing which, by nature, exposes excessive portions of the skin.