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  • Hired Gun Game

    Quick Definition: The specific area of game theory that applies to picking up Hired Guns, or girls that are working and are specifically hired for their physical beauty to interact with customers. Full Definition: Hired guns come in all forms. Macy’s. Victoria’s Secret. The street fair. The bar. The strip bar. Survey taking girls on the sidewalks. Anytime a girl is being paid to work for someone else and she is technically “at…

    Sex and Dating in the Big City, 24/7 Attractive Style

    Do you live in a big city? Well if you do, then you’re in luck. You can date many, many attractive women by increasing your awareness with this article. Big Cities usually have more interesting things to do on a daily basis versus smaller ones. Literally everyday there’s some festival, social event or mini-marathon, and in terms of groups, cliques, and places to go to big cities never fail in terms of diversity of cultures. Big…

    Wall of Death

    Quick Definition: A row of guys standing in line with drinks to their chest, doing nothing and adding no value to the club’s energy, desperately staring at the hot girls walking by. Full Definition: The wall of death is common among AFCs, and, before becoming a PUA, many guys are not even aware of this at all. They simply think it is “normal” to go to a bar and “wish” to get lucky or that something will happen with…

    Two-Part Kiss Opener

    By Style (Neil Strauss) If a guy is dating a girl, and she goes out to a bar… and gets drunk and makes out with a GIRL for fun, is it cheating?Yeah, I know, new opinion openers are getting tired. But there IS a hole in opinion openers, and this one fills it. The problem is that the most commonly used opinion openers (jealous girlfriend, david bowie, who lies more, etc) appeal mostly to women. And most of us are approaching mixed sets. So…

    Negs / Neg Theory

    Quick Definition: A unique technique developed by Mystery that involves conveying active disinterest in a HB9+ target for the purpose of removing her bitch shield and lowering her value relative to the PUA’s perceived value. Full Definition: Neg theory is often misunderstood as a slight insult or backhanded compliment. In its precise field demonstration, a neg is delivered with a straight face, involving a neg hit that communicates…

    Chode

    Quick Definition: An AFC who is not living up to his potential, applied in a derogatory fashion. Full Definition: The word chode comes from the ancient Hindi word “chud.” It has many meanings that are derogatory. In the English language, it was first used to describe a “penis that is wider than it is long.” In this sense, it is a funny as well as a very hurtful term. As time passed, however, the word chode began to change and evolve, taking on…

    David Shade

    We learned about David Shade via his book The Secrets Of Female Sexuality: Unapologetic Brutally Honest Truth About Sex That Women Secretly Wish You Knew But Can’t Tell You . David’s story is an interesting one. Married and then later divorced, he thought his life was over when his wife left him for another younger man. He confronted the “player” at a bar, and instead of being mad at him, asked him for advice. David…


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