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Quick Definition: To get an HB’s information in order to add them as a friend on a social networking site, such as Facebook or Myspace (in which case it would be a “Myspace Close”). Full Definition: With the popularity of social networking sites such as Facebook and Myspace, PUAs have come to use these websites… Read More

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Failed Target (FT)

Quick Definition: The failure to approach a viable target. Full Definition: Written by: Chai Often caused by AA (Approach Anxiety) found in AFC’s, a failed target occurs when the person is either too scared to make the approach or has second thoughts about whether to approach or not. This ultimately ends up with the AFC… Read More

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Fake IOI

Quick Definition: When a girl gives a PUA insincere IOIs in order to gain something from him. (A common trait of skilled hired guns and strippers.) Full Definition: Women can sometimes give fake IOIs, such as smiling, bantering, or flirting in a way that implies they are interested in a man, even when they aren’t.… Read More

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False Disqualifier

Quick Definition: A DQ that is not true, thrown at the target or group in order to disqualify the PUA from being considered a potential suitor for the target. *PUA Lingo does not endorse or support the use of these terms. We strive to describe them the best we can based on the seduction community’s… Read More

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False Idols / False Prophets

Quick Definition: A “guru” or “leader” that claims to be a master in an art-form but is really a fraud. Full Definition: The seduction community has been heavily commercialized since Neil Strauss’s book The Game and VH1’s 2007 show The Pickup Artist. The larger, less secluded dating community has many products focused on targeting men… Read More

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False Presumption

Quick Definition: When an assumption is made by a PUA or HB about the other person, but this assumption is, in reality, false. Full Definition: False presumptions about a HB can be a tactic or mistake. A tactic would be when a PUA says, “you know, I thought you would be a high maintenance princess,… Read More

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False Takeaway

Quick Definition: A head fake, or the appearance of a takeaway to make the target think the PUA is leaving, thereby making her chase him in order to make him stay. Full Definition: False takeaways can be a useful technique in getting a woman to invest more in the interaction by chasing after the PUA,… Read More

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False Time Constraint (FTC)

Quick Definition: A statement a pickup artist makes when opening a set to communicate that he will not be able to remain long, reassuring them that he will not take up too much of their time. Full Definition: Developed by Style, the FTC helps to keep sets from getting annoyed by the presence of a… Read More

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Fat Girl Overhead Photo (FGOP)

Quick Definition: A deceptive camera angle showing a decent (or sometimes hot) picture of a girl who is actually much less attractive than the photo shows. Full Definition: Coined by internet dating guru David M, the FGOP is a technique that people sometimes use to look more attractive in online pictures and profiles. While it… Read More

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