then email: for more info. That sort of thing. Theres no suggestion that anything has changed this time around. 2 Archived April 6, 2013, at the Wayback Machine. They would date each other, but only in total blackness. 1 Archived May 19, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. Joining the other on the balcony signifies that the contestants both want to pursue a relationship; exiting the house through the front door signifies that they do not want to pursue a relationship. In practise, though, it was dismal. For those of you who missed it first time around, which will be most of you because there were birdhouse webcams that got higher ratings, let me explain how Dating in the Dark worked. The contestant will go to the balcony and wait for his or her prospective partner to join him or her.