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  • Female Sandbox

    Quick Definition: The magical gap between a woman’s upper thighs that forms the shape of her butt and legs. Full Definition: Whether this cultural meme was born through the modeling industry or mass media, men who are more prone to be responsive to women’s rear ends are fascinated by a woman’s sandbox. The space between her legs leading into her vagina. The modeling industry is no exception, usually employing thin, tall leggy…

    Norming

    Quick Definition: A body language technique used to determine a person’s natural response to a specific scenario. In scientific experiments, referred to as the “control” group. Full Definition: What is the normal behavior levels of this person? Norming attempts to answer this question with each new person we meet. PUAs will often ask a clear cut question—such as, “what was the last time you remember being very happy?”—an…

    Yin and Yang (MM)

    Quick Definition: A concept from Lovedrop and Mystery’s “Revelations” product, refers to the balance of the fire and the ghost to create an attractive combination of positive influence, and non-reactiveness to negativity or anything that isn’t conducive to the process of seduction. Full Definition: The fire refers to the flame of influence and attractiveness. You are always adding value to the interaction, and leave peop…

    Faux Pas

    Quick Definition: A violation of the standard accepted rules of behavior within a given environment or social situation; the French word for “false step.” Full Definition: Faux pas (pronounced “foe paw”) is another name for social missteps committed by people who are unaware of the unwritten social rules around them. Making faux pas is a sure sign of a PUA who is uncalibrated to his social environment. The best way to le…

    Backward Rationalization

    AKA Reverse Rationalization Quick Definition: The process of rationalizing emotional and behavioral decisions based on logic that makes sense for the person. Full Definition: To some degree, everyone backwards rationalizes certain events in life. As our perception of reality is seen through the filters of our personal lens and it is important for people to logically explain their actions, backwards rationalization happens. With practice, a PUA…

    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…

    State Change

      AKA “State break” Quick Definition: A noticeable change (positive or negative) in the emotional state of an artist, target, or group. Full Definition: State changes occur when a there is a significant shift in the emotional energy of a person or group. This can refer to a PUA pumping a girl’s BT, making her more prone to kino escalation and extraction. State changes alone, however, are not enough to create long term att…

    The 11 Types of Pick Up Artists

    Stereotypical Archetypes of Pick Up Artists in mainstream media are often depicted as nerdy guys who spend way too much time playing video games suddenly turning their obsessive attention into trying to pick up girls. As a member of the community, mentor, and student of the game, I can definitively say that PUAs come from all areas of life. There is an element of truth to stereotypes, however, and this often translates into an over-simplificatio…

    Sex Haze

    Quick Definition:  When one is getting great sex but ignoring the flaws of the other person. Full Definition: When we are having great sex, we are blinded by the sex being so good versus actually getting to know the person. Sometimes, we have sex with people we don’t even like. Women are more prone to this due to the effects of oxytocin, however men can become attached too, or even needy. If she is a great sex partner, we may even craze h…

    Selection Dynamic

    AKA Social Selection Dynamic Quick Definition: The changes in power and the way interactions occur between men and women when percentages of each sex change within the population of a geographic area. Full Definition: I quote David Buss because there is no better explanation for this concept: Men and women both are alert to deception at the hands of the opposite sex. Women holdout sexually, require the demonstration of honorable intentions and…

    Voice Attraction

    Quick Definition: AKA Vocal Attraction. The art of producing an attractive voice tone. Full Definition: Various books have been written on increasing the quality of one’s voice. While not everyone will have a smooth movie-over voice, everyone has potential to increase the attractiveness of their voices. An artist can dramatically improve his game if he works on his voice. Imagine having the right style, walk and opener, and the moment you…


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