• Mirroring

    Quick Definition: The act of mimicking the other person’s body language, speaking patterns, and eye contact for the purpose of building rapport and familiarity. Full Definition: A psychology term, mirroring happens very naturally when people are conversing. When people are in rapport with one another, their body language tends to automatically match each other. Some… Read More

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    Vacuum

    Quick Definition: A conversational void deliberately created to elicit a thoughtful response from the other person. Full Definition: The vacuum is a conversational technique developed by Juggler useful in getting a woman to open up during rapport. Basically, the vacuum is a deliberate and expectant silence the PUA uses to get the other person to… Read More

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    Statement of Intent (SOI)

    Quick Definition: An explicit statement of your intent regarding the relationship you wish to develop with the girl. Full Definition: An SOI can be delivered very early on during a pickup, or revealed later during stages of comfort in order for the girl to know the PUA’s intentions. An SOI is useful because it eliminates… Read More

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    Statement

    Quick Definition: A verbal expression from a PUA expressed confidently, as if it was a known fact, not in question form. Full Definition: A key learning foundation of JM, statements are a strong part of a Charisma Art PUA’s game. A example of a statement is, “You look like you’re a sweet girl from Germany.”… Read More

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    Push-Pull

    Quick Definition: A sense of momentum between two people, at times moving forward with an interaction, and at times moving back a little. Push and pull describes the unpredictability and spontaneity of seduction. Full Definition: Romantic comedies and dramas tend to have great push and pull story lines. The writers tug at your heartstrings, focusing… Read More

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    Disqualification (DQ)

    Quick Definition: An indirect statement or signal to the target that makes her believe the PUA is not a potential suitor. The word also has other meanings, depending on the usage (see full definition). Full Definition: The word “disqualification” has several different meanings, depending on its usage and the school of pickup that one follows.… Read More

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    Yes-Ladder

    Quick Definition: A psychological technique where simple questions designed to elicit a “yes” or positive response are asked in sequence with increasing commitment, which, in turn, gains increasing compliance from someone. *PUA Lingo does not endorse or support the use of these terms. We strive to describe them the best we can based on the… Read More

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    Conversational Jujitsu

    Quick Definition: Various techniques from Juggler for navigating and controlling the flow of a conversation. Full Definition: Conversational jujitsu is a term coined by Juggler, referring to having clarity, flexibility, and power in a conversation, similar to the martial art of jujitsu, where there is a back and forth of energy and techniques. Through the… Read More

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    Us-Bubble

    Quick Definition: A figurative bubble that is said to form around two people who are so engrossed in conversation that they lose awareness of the rest of the world. Full Definition: Us-bubbles are usually formed during rapport when you are connecting with a target at such a deep level that you both become unaware of… Read More

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