Talk show host Steve Harvey set a Guinness Book of World Record for the "World's Largest First Date" with 654 single men and women over the weekend.
Participants filled out a questionnaire and show producers matched up compatible singles.
The ladies were under the impression they were attending a dating symposium.
"We told them I was going to give them tips on how to date properly," Harvey said.
Some daters called the experience "awkward," while others said they "hit it off" and plan to go on a second date.
The event will be featured on an upcoming episode of The Steve Harvey Show.