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Looking for long-term love in the city that never sleeps has always been nearly impossible.The problem with sex in this city is that there’s just too many partners to choose from, so no one wants to settle down.

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“Mobile dating has been trivialized by apps that focus too much on speed and looks, and too little on essential human qualities,” says Dr.

Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Loveflutter’s relationship psychologist. “Wit is sexier than looks, and unlike looks it determines long-term compatibility.” The current crop of picture-perfect dating apps, such as Tinder and Grindr, emphasize face value.

Speed Dating New York events take place at Mustang Harrys, Seven and Legends.

City singles are so frustrated with the local meet market that offbeat speed-dating parties are actually starting to look pretty good.

“I always thought speed-dating was like that awkward scene from ‘The 40-Year-Old Virgin,’ and I didn’t want anything to do with that,” says Sandra Rodriguez, 33, from Astoria. It’s going to be a really funny way to break the ice.” Still, some participants point out that the bag won’t do much to disguise a potential partner’s features — or their figure.

“The truth is, covering someone’s face with a paper bag is probably less effective than just dimming the lights,” says Roth.

Take Tauren Hagans, 40, from Kingsbridge, who had one skeevy suitor who she met online stand her up on what would have been their first date. “I started getting texts from his girlfriend telling me I was a homewrecker, and ‘BTW, he has herpes,’ ” gasps Hagans, who didn’t know he was half of a couple. But we all want to be loved, so you just keep on trying.” While Hagans admits she’s had the wool pulled over her eyes by potential suitors, she’s never put a bag over her head.

Enter “Paper Bag Speed Dating” at the New York Hall of Science on Wednesday, where participants meet potential matches by donning the humble lunch tote.

“It was his idea to have coffee at Starbucks,” she says, “but when I asked him what he wanted, he said, ‘Oh, I don’t drink coffee.’ ” Things got even more awful when they went to a movie and he left five minutes in to the flick.

“The hardest thing is not giving up when you keep putting yourself out there, and continue going on these terrible dates,” she says.

Lonely bachelors Dog (Chico Benymon) and Beaver (Leonard Armond Robinson) realize they've been playing the game all wrong after their best pal Too Cool (Wesley Jonathan) invites them to partake in a round of speed dating in this comedy co-starring Chris Elliot and Clint Howard.

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