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  • Shit Test

    …men who were giving us shit in a set. You may lose the battle, but you’ll learn something in the process. Usage: For some reason I got shit tested a lot by different girls today. Related Terms: Bitch Shield, Congruence Test, Compliance Test, IOD, Neg, Hoop Theory Related Links: How And Why Women Test You– Great article on shits tests by David Deangelo How to Handle Her Bad Behavior – How to handle shit tests from Eric Disco…

    Congruence Test

    …ou get me a drink?” If the PUA is conveying alpha male characteristics but complies to this request without asking for something in return, the woman’s intuition will sense incongruency, forcing her to throw more tests. A test can also take the form of a shit test/neg, such as, “This is boring. That guy over there is cute.” PUAs do not tolerate bad behavior, and ignorance will not work on this particular shit test. In…

    Compliance Test (CT)

    …or series of requests that a woman will make to shift the power dynamic of an interaction in her favor. When delivered by a PUA, a test to see the target’s current compliance level to him. Full Definition: A compliance test (CT) can be a form of shit test that women use, often subconsciously, to test the alpha characteristics of a man, and occasionally to take advantage of him. Compliance tests can be anything from a small favor to a large…

    Trust Test

    …mply. If she’s in a negative emotional state, she will not. Imagine if a stranger walked up to you and asked you to close your eyes. You probably would not, right? A level of rapport and comfort is required for a trust test. A simple trust test from MM is to ask the her to put her hand out, then move your hands down. If she follows you down, she likes you or feels positive towards you. If she does not, it generally means she hasn’t…

    Field Test

    …d tests often involve specific assignments, such as getting an n-close or a k-close. Field tests are often implemented by instructors and PU companies to test the skill level of potential instructors. Mystery also uses field tests to test his students in The Pickup Artist on VH1, and some lairs use it as a form of initiation for new members to determine their level of game. The alternative usage of the phrase “field test” is to test

    Gay Test

    …ily they are kinoing their target. The gay test can also be a way to determine the attraction level of a woman. For example, if a pick up artist is kinoing a target at a level that would be considered “gay” if done to another man, and the woman responds positively and does not flinch away, it should be considered a strong IOI, and the PUA should escalate towards a close. Usage: Use the gay test to gauge her attraction level. Related…

    Nine Steps to a Solid Day 2 (And Why Girls Flake On Dates)

    …… “no, no…” and, she gave me a great kiss. Needless to say: she arrived very enthusiastically at our day 2. She knew that she should appreciate the opportunity. Step 6: Get her phone number. Ok. Once you’ve tested and tested again to make sure that she is attracted to you, and feels comfortable with you. And you know that you like her. And, she has committed to a day 2 with you. Finally, you can get her phone number…. At this…


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