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    In the Moment

    Quick Definition: Focusing on the here and the now in your interactions with women. Full Definition: There are thousands of newbies that encounter the following phenomenon when getting into the game – They read up on the most comprehensive pickup guide books, attend as many seminars as they can, memorize as many openers and routines… Read More

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    Incidental opportunity (IO)

    Quick Definition: When an artist is not in pickup mode and living his normal life, and sees an opportunity to meet a new girl. Full Definition: This term refers to when you are living your normal life and an opportunity opens up with a target. For example, I was in between flights and a lone… Read More

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    Incongruence

    Quick Definition: When one’s external representation is not an accurate reflection of his or her internal state, the opposite of congruence. Full Definition: Incongruence occurs when the self that one presents to others does not match up with their actual self. PUAs who rely too heavily on canned routines often come off as being incongruent… Read More

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    Indicator of Disinterest (IOD)

    Quick Definition: A sign or signal from an HB that conveys disinterest. Full Definition: IODs are subtle, and sometimes not-so-subtle, signals that a woman is not interested in having any sort of interaction with the PUA. IODs can be verbal, such a woman telling a PUA “that’s not funny” or “I have a boyfriend”; or… Read More

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    Indicator of Interest (IOI)

    Quick Definition: A sign or signal from an HB that conveys attraction. Full Definition: IOIs are conscious, and often unconscious, actions that an HB takes to communicate her interest in a man. Most AFCs are ignorant of IOIs, but, with training, a PUA can begin to see the subtle signals that a woman may be… Read More

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    Indicator of Sexual Interest (ISI)

    Quick Definition: Evidence from an HB or PUA which indicates real sexual interest in the other person. Full Definition: An ISI is an overtly sexual IOI, which can include sexual innuendos, “fuck-me” eyes, and aggressive kino. In women, ISIs are more common in older women who have less ASD, or younger women who have become… Read More

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    Indifference Threshold

    Quick Definition: A state the PUA reaches whereby he truly no longer cares about what other people think of him. Full Definition: “No Fear. No distractions. The ability to let that which does not matter, truly slide” – Tyler Durden (Fight Club) Every Master PUA reaches a long term indifference threshold, and also a short term… Read More

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    Indirect Game

    Quick Definition: The type of game that encompasses seduction techniques where the PUA does not convey direct interest in the target right away. Interest is given as she has demonstrates enough value relative to the PUA’s DHVs and passive value. Full Definition: Indirect game is one of the foundations of MM. As a general overview,… Read More

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    Indirect Opener

    Quick Definition: An opener that is used without revealing the PUA’s true intent. Opinion openers, for example, are indirect openers. Full Definition: The objective of the indirect opener is to first get the target’s attention and then transition into a more natural topic off the opener. Indirect openers work because most people are open to… Read More

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