• Economic Lover

    Quick Definition: Someone who has a very economic and utilitarian view of relationships. Full Definition: An economic lover is someone who has a very self-serving view of personal relationships. PUAs who are very analytic can often fall into this trap, becoming too obsessed about not “giving” unless they “receive” first, falling into what could be… Read More

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    Ego

    Quick Definition: The part of a person’a identity that associates with “form” and exists as the survival mechanism of the human being’s brain circuitry. Full Definition: There are many definitions of the word “ego”. Usually in pick-up the phrase refers to a person’s initial defensive mechanisms that prevent them properly learning pick up. Because the… Read More

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    Eject

    Quick Definition: The act of leaving a set. Full Definition: Ejecting can take many forms. If a set is not going anywhere, the PUA may decide to eject so that he can approach other sets. Sometimes the girl is not up to the PUA’s standards, and he will politely eject to lower his opportunity cost… Read More

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    Eject & Explain (E&E)

    AKA Eject With Explanation Quick Definition: When the PUA ejects while still leaving the target with the opportunity to change the situation and get back with the PUA. Full Definition: An example of an E&E can occur when a set isn’t necessarily going anywhere, the PUA can say, “I am going to get back to… Read More

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    Eliciting Values (EV)

    Quick Definition: A way to draw out, through conversation, the values of a person, usually with the intention of understanding the deeper inner desires that motivate him or her in life. Full Definition: Eliciting values is a common thread among different pickup techniques. The specific term “EV routine” is a pickup technique developed by Style.… Read More

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    Email Close (@close)

    Quick Definition: Getting a girl’s email address during an interaction. Full Definition: Email closes are usually not solid closes and can happen if the girl has a boyfriend or does not feel comfortable giving you her phone number. It is also possible that she does not have a phone (younger girls). An email close can… Read More

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    Emotional Connection (EC)

    Quick Definition: Connecting to another person beyond just the physical level by sharing feelings and relating emotionally. Full Definition: Emotional connection is a combination of strong inner game, vulnerability, and trust. For a genuine EC, the connection has to work both ways. It’s not a true connection if the PUA shares his feelings but the… Read More

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