Lo-fi Friendster

"Theoretically, everybody who entered 111 Minna and plunked down a $5 cover for the happy-hour party had been e-mailed an invitation from a friend. Of a friend. Of a friend....Four Bay Area women conceived the Date My Friend idea in January by merging their original invite lists of 50 friends each, hoping that their single pals would be put at ease knowing that the guy asking for their number was somehow connected to them in that six-degrees-of-separation fashion."