As a matchmaker, I have been known to host some kick-ass events to ensure my clients have a great experience and help them find them whatever it is that they are looking for.
Ask how they feel about having a GPS chip inserted into their neck.
Know that you risk sounding like a stalker or weirdo, but if you keep it light and emphasize you are joking around, it can cut the tension for both of you. Especially if the person sitting across from you is not someone you are desperate to impress.
If that is the case, you have five minutes to be a character and create an outrageous life for yourself.
Yes this can seem cruel, especially if the person falls madly in love with a false identity or realizes that you are merely blowing them off.
It's really like having about 20-30 first dates and you should definitely dress appropriately to make the ultimate first impressions.