While results can show up as early as the first night a GPUA starts using some of the techniques, the PUA will not be able to replicate it on consistent basis until he learns the process and nature of the technique. Thus, the community advocates focusing on perfecting the process—a routine, a gambit, a type of game—while not getting too beat up or caught up in the actual results of a pickup.
Process over outcome my friend. Don’t beat yourself up too much. What did you learn tonight?