Field Reports

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For the past three years of The Rational Male there’s been a consistent presence in the comment threads of guys seeking advice for particular situations with regards to Game. Whether it’s fine tuning certain aspects of Game or a larger consensus of the guys participating in my comment threads it’s become obvious there’s a need for a dedicated page and comment thread to address these Field Reports.

So I’m instituting this page for exactly this. If there is some urgency to have members of The Rational Male community analyze your particular situation feel free to hit anyone up in the comments of my current post, but please refer them to your particular field report with a link to your comment here. I’m hoping this will alleviate the mass of posts for field report analysis and Game specific insights piled into the main blog post for any given week.

There will be some rules for this “forum” as such. I ask that you only keep your comments to addressing the field reports at hand and save your larger theoretical stuff for the main posts, or if relevant, keep the “bigger scope of things” posts to being as succinct as possible. There will be no moderation in this comment thread (spamming excepted), so realize it will be a very hot kitchen before you post. I will impose no restrictions on video links here, nor will I limit links to various, but pertinent articles.

Understand, this is an experiment for now. It’s likely this comment thread will exceed thousands of comments. I’ll be instituting new comment plug-ins for wordpress to deal with this in the future, but I may archive this page the the posts and refresh this page in the future as well. If this gets cumbersome I may simply institute a dedicated forum-style sub-site of The Rational Male to accommodate for Game specific questions.

So have at it, post your field reports and feel free to comment on the ones you have some particular insight for. Be forewarned that it’s likely things may get a bit salty at times and I expect a lot of back & forth with debate and disagreements, but that’s what this thread is for – to hash out Game particulars for your given situations.

 

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Uh-Oh.

That Forbes quote sounds mighty ” higher purpose “.

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IAS Sorry I was so distracted. “I’m calling Blax in because he says with Game (Blax definition of Game) over time you can bang almost any woman you want, which if I understand correctly he contrasts with PUA game, focused more on short term goals where you would “only” be able to bang a considerably smaller subset.” Since I’ve started having sex, that’s what I’ve noticed. The occasions when I felt pressed for sex weren’t common, as in I’d wake up excruciatingly horny and felt like I had to have sex in the next couple of hours with no idea… Read more »

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IAS Oh, and to Novaseekers point earlier in the other thread, The hottie I mentioned? She became a swimsuit model and did advertisements for Bacardi. I’d see lifesize cutouts of her in liquor stores from time to time. She moved to New York and snagged a city councilman, then a SDNY bigshot, then a hedge fund dude. Lol. Hedge fund guy locked her down. I found out later that councilman and I were banging her at the same time. I hadn’t graduated high school yet. Every super hot girl I’d ever known moved away eventually. so….clubs filled to the brim… Read more »

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“so….clubs filled to the brim with hb9’s?” literally no one here has ever said that…. As for your first response to @IAS above…yeah more vague “Game” shit and nothing of practical value @IAS can take away from it….as expected lol. All we can see is that banging girls in a single interaction isn’t “your thing.” PUA is about speeding up the process from meet to bang because guys don’t want to go on endless dates. The fact that you think what PUAs do is some “Artificial Intelligence” shit only shows that you still don’t get it. There is no Game… Read more »

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Ya isn’t here so nobody is going to spoon feed and baby step you.😂

Game isn’t pua. Appropriating a term that’s been around a hundred years doesn’t change that.

But fuck arguing the pointless.

Do what to want with your time and life j. Stop faking at being a savoir of men with pussy salve.

That’s enough of your juvenile hijinx for today.

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Blax is saying that you have to learn game on your own, by trial and error. But he gives you the first step–learn to read people accurately and discover their game. 48 Laws of Power stuff…

I use the term “calibrate” instead of “read.” Same thing.

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@theasdgamer “Blax is saying that you have to learn game on your own, by trial and error. But he gives you the first step–learn to read people accurately and discover their game. 48 Laws of Power stuff… I use the term “calibrate” instead of “read.” Same thing” This is what I’m saying. I don’t have to learn by “trial and error”. I know what I’m doing. I don’t have to learn to “calibrate”. I already know how to do that. This is fundamental shit PUA teaches. See, in the OP in response to me saying I don’t question my fuckbuddy… Read more »

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😂☕

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You lose me after ” pua teaches…. “.

I’ll take ” life teaches ” for 500 Alex.

Tell me more about the cavalcade of 9’s you’re banging. I find it fascinating.

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Nigga cut the bullshit I ain’t got time for it today

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Asd Even though I’ve never spent years watching pua videos, I have watched and read enough to get that a majority of the content doesn’t tell guys how to ” read ” people ( because women are people…). It’s not about playing Sherlock, it’s not about what she says, what she does or what she has is immaterial in the broader scope. Yareally is responsible😀 for the ” be a bum, get sex ” thing here. A middle aged guy cosigning basicness. Chicks fuck gameless buns whenever they feel like doing so, the question is why and what’s the mechanics?… Read more »

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😂😂

And there it is.

I like you j, but irl I’d bitch slap you for that.

And there’d be nothing you could do about it.

Pua should teach you to be more confident and have a thicker skin, instead of displays of bitch-like lack of masculinity.

Alright. Go have some cocoa or something and cool off. Maybe text a hawt 6 to soothe your mind.

😂😂😂

( Ahhh, you still my boy though.)

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I have watched and read enough to get that a majority of the content doesn’t tell guys how to ” read ” people +100 I’ve never seen any pua vids about that I have a calibration story. There’s a woman I know–supposedly 25 back when I was dancing with her…she made very dramatic gestures for the crowd…and for me…”You’re my favorite dance partner.” (lol) I sensed that she would try to get me to fall in love with her and then continue fucking whoever she wanted despite promises to the contrary. I chose to not take up with her. I… Read more »

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PalmaSailor “This is getting tedious, he’s being passive aggressive now by ignoring e mails and texts” I don’t know fuck all about the situation, but Sentient did say those gay guys are in another dimension. His “passive aggressive” is covert stuff. There is obviously a covert operation (business wise) going on here. And here is where your savvy directness is in your best interest. The guy is maligned with you taking over the business. Girls do indirect. Maybe gay guys too. The guy is a Machiavellian girl. So go direct. Your way or the highway. Occasionally I go direct in… Read more »

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Palma

So what your saying is a poof is acting like a little bitch?

K. In other news, the sun rose in the East over here today! 😃

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Challenge: You’re sitting in a hospital waiting to see a specialist for your family member with two nurses already in the room. In walk two specialists w/ one being an attractive female that will not break eye contact with you throughout the visit and you are equally into her. As you’re walking out w/ the nurses to pay you casually ask them to remind you of HB doctor’s last name knowing it will probably get back to her. At the conclusion of the visit you receive an email from each specialist summarizing their findings but the HB closes hers w/… Read more »

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@palma

Agreed, forgot to mention the emails are sent from a shared mailbox so all of her peers would see the reply.

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“The hospital is hours away and you only visit once every 3-6 months. How do you proceed in pulling this girl?” Well, since neither you nor her have much time to pull, just go direct. Tell her to call you because you have a question. (And yes, even in the group email, there is total plausible deniability there to get her to call you.) Ask her if she wants to meet up. What could go wrong? She might be flattered and say yes. In a hospital setting, professional and social circle, it is unlikely that she doesn’t have a boyfriend… Read more »

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@SJF
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well well well. It appears the old geezer does have some game.

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I’m just saying this but is it possible that women don’t really care what form their Hypergamous optimised mate comes in? Could be Male, female the state or other! In my experience, the percentage of women who are truly lesbian in the sense that they have never, ever been attracted to, dated, been in a relationship with, fucked, made out with, or been married to a male since the time they hit puberty is 0.5% of women (certainly not more than 1%) and only about 20% max of the women who self-describe as “lesbian”. The rest of “lesbians” are women… Read more »

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GODDAMN!!!!!!!

+1000

There aren’t that many ” real lesbians ” out in the wild. A few of the young women in my circles are more bisexual than anything else, and they’ll go for A time dating only women exclusively, mostly because they can. I can count the number of real lezzies I’ve known irl on one hand, not counting the thumb and pinky finger.

Spellchecker inserted ” eating ” instead of ” dating ” above😂 . If I didn’t catch it, it still would’ve been true.

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Well, well, well. Creepy Beta “field report”…

After years of feeling up other men’s wives, and daughters, and granddaughters, now “creepy uncle Joe” Biden is being thrown under the bus, or out of the sleigh, in yet another round of #MeTooing. I’m trying to work up some fragment of sympathy for the man who proudly cites VAWA as one of his accomplishments, but nuttin’s happening.

PS: Rollo called it before it happened.

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Pro-tip:

Dont be intimited by the gangster type black dudes in the club. They go for easy white girls (5-6 range). All the time. Revealed secret.

Ignore them.

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One more pro tip: Fuck hot girls Go for the hot girls guys. They are always surrounded by a bunch of people in clubs (in my case, last week my girl was with 4 gay guys and one of her best friends (girl) You’ll run into girls that haven’t been fucked in months (by choice) So, fuck them good. Then be mad smooth via text. I’ll share my texts if anyone asks, but yeah they ain’t fucking Joe nobody on a random night (they only want the baddest motherfuckers). So be smooth. Dont get oneits (have a rotation). And you’ve… Read more »

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Steve Sailers tweets that Tinder now has “height verification” but not “weight verification”.

Anyone surprised?

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“There aren’t that many ” real lesbians ” out in the wild. A few of the young women in my circles are more bisexual than anything else, and they’ll go for A time dating only women exclusively, mostly because they can.”

On the college campuses there’s something called a LUG: Lesbian Until Graduation.

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@ j

Just curious, what part of the country do you live in? You’re about 25 years old right and Latino male ? What’s your family heritage? South American or Caribbean?

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@KFG: I finally got round to seeing that video with the lady from the Weston A. Price foundation. It is all rather convincing but a lot of this research is disputed.

What is your take on it (I know you posted it but still)?

I don’t actually like liver (didn’t get used to it growing up I guess), but I can easily down spoons of cod liver oil (and feel the burps for hours after, but I digress).

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Happy birthday for the Matrix…

And there are some expected conflicting positions from the expected places. I find it funny, given the inherent topic of the movie, that the movie is viewed quite differently depending on the person’s own biases!

http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20190319-the-matrixs-male-power-fantasy-has-dated-badly

https://www.vox.com/culture/2019/3/30/18286436/the-matrix-wachowskis-trans-experience-redpill

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Oh, man. I caught my wife fucking my best friend. I think I’m going to have to divorce her. And my finances are very precarious. This is going to suck. And on top of that my daughter is calling off the wedding. She hooked up with a biker dude. She’s been at this for a while and totally blindsided my nice guy future son in law. And my son just got his third DUI yesterday. He’s going to be fucked driving to his new job. I don’t know how I’m going to cope with being zeroed out by my wife… Read more »

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@ j Still waiting for a response , but I understand you’re a very busy young man . Your last post, if you’d be so kind, I’d like some clarification. How do you determine/define ” Joe nobody “? What are the characteristics of such a man? How do you define ” the baddest motherfucker “? Looks? Muscle? Money? Personality ? Penis size? Hair length or absence ? Height? Voice tonality? Criminal record? Ability to do bodily harm? What combination of ” qualities ” would you recommend to Joe nobody to transform him into the baddest motherfucker, and will that badness… Read more »

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You know J’s worldview is shaped by his former incel status… This is a common trait of the PUA community. It self selects.

Cane be grown out of, right now it’s a “shiny phase”…

The “pro tip” to “fuck hot girls” should tell you all you need to know.

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Mate guarding… was out with the W. we are parked on a city street, I’m in the car she is getting something from the trunk. some 30’s guy comes up to her and starts talking… I get out to go see what he wanted, the guy sees me and starts waving his hands “oh hey man, sorry, sorry man” and walking backward. He leaves. I didn’t say a word. I ask her what was that – she living in the bubble that a naturally good looking woman lives in – is just “ohhh that guy was so nice. He said… Read more »

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@IAS: “What is your take on it (I know you posted it but still)?” I posted it because Scribbler posted something much further away from the source, as you can find Rollo’s stuff being posted on YT videos by other people. I take Price’s work in his field much as I take Schliemann’s in archeology. They were both not career academics doing early investigation a bit out of the field of training which in and of itself brought them criticism from the full time pros who jealously guard their status. Methods were crude, mistakes were made, but they hit on… Read more »

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@ Sentient “I laugh to myself. She is oblivious. Always been this way.” Oblivious, perhaps. She naturally understands how to collect and handle Beta orbiters without blanking them summarily….even when you are nearby. A few years back I posted a comment where guys were hitting on my wife, offering her drinks while I was away. She didn’t address my relationship directly in the conversation with the orbiters but she didn’t necessarily dismiss them either. She kept them on the hook, accepting the drink…which isn’t rejection nor telegraphing allegiance to me. I’d step away and like sharks to chum they’d swarm.… Read more »

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@Robert “what part of the country do you live in?” The northeastern region “You’re about 25 years old right and Latino male ?” ya “How do you determine/define ” Joe nobody “? What are the characteristics of such a man?” Joe nobody is any gameless/socially unaware dude on a night out. Has nothing to do with physical appearance (although if your clothes don’t match, they’re oversized, you reek of shit, and your hairs all out of place/doesn’t match your face shape, – you are also signaling that your a socially unaware dude. The knee jerk reactions to you receive to… Read more »

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@Culum: I saw a remark about Bitcoin prices spiking and logged in to my Kraken account to check, and I’m (finally) in the green again. I don’t track it that closely as I’m more “set and forget”. I’m guessing Crypto is now going to have another “Boom” half of a Boom-Bust cycle. Do you try to ride it up for a bit, convert back to EUR / USD, wait for the Bust to start, and then convert into BTC / ETH again? I first went into BTC / ETH during a crypto Bust, but market timing being impossible and me… Read more »

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Throw this into the mix for posterity. So a dozen or so years ago we had an infrequent baby sitter. I wouldn’t remember her except for the fact she was one of those girls you got an immediate electric shock from. Ever experience that kind of jolting attraction? I’m not talking about a head snap, or a sudden tightening of the sack or a Damn she’s hot. I’m talking about a full body wave type of thing. I suspect that’s a chemical reaction based on genetic fitness matching. And I think it was mutual. Just an instant vibe. But then… Read more »

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Palma

Actual words… Lol. 🐸

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Don’t think so. She is a hot head… lol

Like I said, probably nothing will ever come of this, and I am sure if I brought it up it would change the whole thing. Hindbrain communications, plausibility, etc…

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Don’t think so, she’s a real hot head. My take is hindbrain communication, plausibility, The Sisterhood, babies, etc.

I’m sure if I brought it up explicitly it would quickly devolve. Just Get It(TM) ???

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Tyler bows out at 40…

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bvh-LuABKkD/

Was Me too too much? A lot of old in fields have been nuked…

Somewhere Yareally sheds a single tear…

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“as we shift into the personal development niche.”

Tyler-come-lately.

Lecture one: Intro to Slouchy Manscaping

Lecture two: Intro to Specious Field Reporting

Lecture three: Intro to Video Spamming.

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“….releasing a product in the future. ”
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2k a seat?

For this fucklehead?

Anybody that pays over 20 bucks for anything this dipshit goofball does needs to be sprayed in the face with a fucking firehose.

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Fucklehead

😂😂

Zeus I hope that was an autocorrect… Lolz

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To be fair… Tyler has a place in the game pantheon. Maybe on Rushmore for his older stuff.

My quibbles are with disclosure, business practices, and not giving Mystery his due.

Now this new direction is entirely fucked… Let’s be clear…

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Sentient ( and anybody else that’s interested…) After our little back and forth today, I went out to run some errands before heading off to a late worknight. But I was thinking heavily about the age thing, so I hit up one of my longer term favorite bank managers. Her – 25 years old colombian Kim Kardashian look-a-like ( with better proportions and half the makeup…and no hair extensions….or implants… Okay, maybe she’s not really a ” look-a-like then ). HB? Idk, I find her hot as all fuck, but for descriptions sake, lets give her a HB7.5 ( she… Read more »

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But I’m still ripping wifey’s clothes/nightgowns off with regularity.

Come to think of it, tonight…..

Kudos

Last night I banged Mrs. Gamer immediately after she finished icing her sore knee in the Family Room while Daughter Gamer was lying down upstairs in the master bedroom that she shares with Mrs. Gamer. We cudda been busted…I half think that Mrs. Gamer wants to be busted…

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Asd 😁 Seriously though, I’m still heavily attracted to wifey. She still works at th a attraction and that shit’s working like a motherfucker. I always said that if I wanted to bang another chick, I would. Wifey got that subliminal message loud and clear while we were dating. I still love talking to women, and nothing will change that, but just because they are hawt and want to bang, that doesn’t necessarily mean much to me. I’d rather talk to them for an hour than bang them for an hour. Lol, but when I come home to even better… Read more »

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Blax Very nice. I leave first and wait for her outside ( professionalism or something ) Social savvy… Communicates you “get it” Her: I think that you think I’m some flighty young girl. You don’t take me seriously. This is why you have to qualify her on something other than looks… They are intimidated. Fuckwits who don’t game younger girls will rail against this, but it is true. Provide some comfort to her, let her win you on something other than looks. Her: Really? It’s not about your age. It’s a little itimidating, you know? Ugh!!! You’re gonna make me… Read more »

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while Daughter Gamer was lying down upstairs in the master bedroom that she shares with Mrs. Gamer.

wtf?

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Thanks bruh. Sexy but not seductive. Yup, something more to observe and chew on.

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while Daughter Gamer was lying down upstairs in the master bedroom that she shares with Mrs. Gamer.

wtf?

I haven’t slept in the same bedroom as Mrs. Gamer for decades.

Reflux. I sleep sitting up. DG sleeping in the master bedroom makes Fun & Games ™ more interesting because we’re sneaking around.

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Blax

Is there anything else you feel like the world should know about your hot model dad?

He’s married. I feel like people should know that.

http://nymag.com/intelligencer/2019/04/twitter-dad-modeling-meme-explained.html

Rational Twatter…

https://twitter.com/RationalMale/status/1113823420821540864

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@Rollo: the online and offline thing in the comments really gets in the way. At least on my computer there are often pop-outs giving the start for the poster as you scroll past, which obscure the actual text of the comment. I would be very happy if you turn that particular “feature” off.

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@Rollo: the online and offline thing in the comments really gets in the way. At least on my computer there are often pop-outs giving the start for the poster as you scroll past, which obscure the actual text of the comment. I would be very happy if you turn that particular “feature” off.

Even worse: Those buttons have a little camera and can see you behind your keyboard. And time how much of your life is key-board-jockeyiing.

Get over it. It is not a real thing. Who cares? And if so, why?

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Blax, that was a fun story about the bank manager.

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@Blaximus great FR!!!… very nice demo to the peanut gallery of MPoO in yourself and ‘girls are just girls’… Sentient here’s the thing though, she’;s beautiful and sexy and all that, and I like talking to her, but I don’t get excited by her like that. And I don’t know exactly why that is – many of the chicks half my age don’t get me all hot under the collar. bc ‘basic standard issue girl’… take away their ‘looks’ and what have you got?… not that much… so most girls are just an ‘interchangeable sex widget’…lol… they’re pleasant enough but… Read more »

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Brutal video

If that white guy had an OUNCE (AN OUNCE) of game, he could have had her easily. Look how easy she made it for him Lmao.

but good video nevertheless, to show that looks alone aren’t enough (these dudes didn’t close those chicks either. That’s why they cut the clip short (little PUA trick).

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What…what did I just watch?

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Step in front of gameless dues ( be polite and say ” excuse me ” ), tap girl(s) on shoulder and say ” can I get you for a second?” or ” can I holla at you real quick?”.

Don’t fold your arms like a chick. Drop that voice tonality a couple of octaves ( please..). And if you are going to be talking that much, for the love of gawd say something.

Idk, I wouldn’t call what he was doing conversation. Droning? yes.

Monkey fucking a football. Lol.

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@j

If I were tending bar, the only drink I would serve that girl is water, no ice…

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“Drunk girl out on her birthday in a casino wearing f*ck-me clothes” game….maybe not the most instructive vid ever.

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This ^^^^^

You don’t stand around yapping basic shit at a tipsy girl dressed like that.

Pull her to the side and ask her if she put on her matching bra and panties tonight.

” where are you from…I’m from Australia….Chicago …blah blah blah ”

What part of the Game is that shit?

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“What part of the Game is that shit?”

Clinically retarded and worthless.

There is nothing there. Except potentially drunken bar sluts. Not that there is anything wrong with drunken bar sluts.

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“You don’t stand around yapping basic shit at a tipsy girl dressed like that”. Them girls are literally just sitting there waiting for some hot guys to approach them and take them to their hotel, cause all the guys in the club sucked earlier. Seemed like she was just tolerating asian dude. While the girl on the left, literally never gets off her phone (she already knows this dude’s just wasting his time lol), until the white guys come in set. Really all white dude had to do was keep talking to her about random bullshit, make her laugh a… Read more »

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“Them girls are literally just sitting there waiting for some hot guys to approach them and take them to their hotel, cause all the guys in the club sucked earlier. Seemed like she was just tolerating asian dude. While the girl on the left, literally never gets off her phone (she already knows this dude’s just wasting his time lol), until the white guys come in set. Really all white dude had to do was keep talking to her about random bullshit, make her laugh a bit, and she’d have told the asian PUA to go away (but if that… Read more »

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that video was painful…lol

wash that sh*t right out of ya head…

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=9SOryJvTAGs

game rating:

alpha – 10/10
leading the interactions/group
having fun
doesn’t pay
sexualized interaction
“isolation”
successful compliance testing
plus a redhead in a red shimmy dress!…lol

beta – 0/10

plus ALL those dudes were obviously over the looks threshold…lol

good luck!

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try that link again…

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=9SOryJvTAGs

good luck!

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Does anyone here do 5×5 Deadlifts (or similar), and if so what do you do about the calluses? I’m gripping the bar near fingers (not in the palm), using magnesium chalk, normal grip (double overhand) and often 4th and 5th rep with hook grip. I had a callus burst once, and I have to very actively manage them with pumice to avoid that. Is this just part of it or am I doing something wrong? Background (in case you care). I used to do just 1×5 Deadlifts as part of Stronglifts 5×5 and then Texas Method. In my gym the… Read more »

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Calluses aee just part of free weights.

If you want to get rid of them, row crew… 😂

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A good set of lifting gloves.

Calluses are a part of it, but it takes a while for them to get ” tough ” enough so that the bursting thing is no longer a concern. If you don’t want to do gloves, you’ll have to put up with torn and leaking calluses for some time.

Imo good ( fingerless) gloves actually help gripping when going heavier.

You could also maybe chalk your hands, but I doubt that would stop or slow calluses.

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what do you do about the calluses
You can wear gloves for your vagina… I mean hands…

It’s part of the game. You’ll toughen up eventually – they’ll break off and reform into something harder. I have them on my hands and the tips of my left hand from playing guitar.

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I want to clarify: I’ve been lifting for a few years now and got the calluses, they only became “problematic” when I started doing 5×5 deadlifts every other day. I was half expecting (wishful thinking wink ) people to go “if you do high reps deadlifts, you can use bag balm to help with calluses”.

@Blax: that video with the twins is kind of weird. Are they wearing lipstick?

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No lipstick, and yeah, they’re a little weird. It’s their shtick.

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Field Report: Family Services (not sure exact name) Day 1: Day care reported a bump on Baby Gamer’s head. Daughter Gamer and Mrs. Gamer palpated the head. Mrs. Gamer was more concerned and DG made an appt. with the pediatrician early the next morning. We all took turns watching BG for several hours to make sure she was sleeping normally (and she was). No change in behavior of BG. Pediatrician recommended a CT scan and a cranial hairline fracture was diagnosed. In comes Family Services and they call in the cops. All of us (including son in law) are questioned… Read more »

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“if you do high reps deadlifts, you can use bag balm to help with calluses”.

From my understanding of 5×5 (and when I was doing the full program), deadlifts come last in the sequence and you do only 1 set of 5 lifts (if you can get to 5). No warmup lifts at lessor weight are needed because you’ve already warmed up. The weight should be quite heavy.
I found an alternate grip useful.

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Baby Gamer was released from the hospital after the trauma team advised the detective that there was no pattern of abuse detected in the MRI…after the social worker first told Daughter Gamer that she would have to wait for the social worker Monday which meant that Baby Gamer would have had to stay in the hospital two extra days….DG questioned that and the social worker said that the detective could release in lieu of the social worker. Of course, DG is responsible for the costs of all the wasted medical procedures. Anyone with an ounce of sense could have determined… Read more »

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I gotta ask, can’t help myself😁

What does somebody being ” a minority ” have to do with anything you’re talking about?

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“What does somebody being ” a minority ” have to do with anything you’re talking about?” It doesn’t. It is just part of ASD’s DEERing story. And by the way, my wife dropped my daughter on her head when walking down the stairs 26.5 years ago (cracked her skull, but not subdural hematoma, that sounds bad). She turned out fine. And my son turned blue a day after being born 24 years ago. As he was being discharged after birth. We didn’t say anything to the doctors. We weren’t imagining things, but we thought hard. And we made an executive… Read more »

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@blax

Minorities masquerade as Color Blind while practicing tribalism. I would know. I’m a minority with minority family. And I know blacks who do the same thing.

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Tribal…. Yeah, okay.

Smarter to deal with people as individuals. But I’m talking about ” smarter “, and that’s not generally the way of giant swaths of the world😁

It’s just always interesting when a statement like that is made. My family is ” minority ” as well, yet ” most ” or them aren’t all super tribal as you describe. Individuals. So as 2 minorities speaking, we have different views and different experiences. See how that shit works?

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I see how shit works for ME. Do you? Or do you use anecdotes to speak over all. I’m not the exception man. And being a secret hypocrite is one of the first things babies learn from their parents.

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Lol,.wow.😂😂

Okay then.

People need to learn beyond whatever negative stuff they were taught as babies. But that’s just my ” anecdotal ” experience.

Laters.

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Children aren’t taught hypocrisy. They adopt it as a coping mechanism for their parent’s insanity and the operative social conventions that bring it about.

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I went to a diversion class yesterday. Some whites got there first. Blacks got there later and sat at tables by themselves. When there were no tables to sit by themselves, some blacks sat at a table with whites. I sat with white men with the wall to my back and there was a women’s table with white and hispanic women. I chose my seat because it was at the back and side of the room.

Tribalism and sexism still predominate and it’s Ok.

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@asd

And that’s that.

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SFJ DEERing for doctors ordering unnecessary tests. Quelle surprise!

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Blax DEERing for minorities fucking with non-minorities. Whodathunkit?

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Mrs. Gamer once had a minority boss who fucked with her and gave her bad reviews. However, Mrs. Gamer stood up to her one time and the boss gave her good reviews from then on. Guess which nurse the boss asked to care for her when she had to go under the knife? You guessed it–Mrs. Gamer. Mrs. Gamer was probably one of the top nurses in town when she did bedside nursing. So why did the boss fuck with Mrs. Gamer for so many years? And I once had a minority boss who gave me mediocre reviews. Yet when… Read more »

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@Yollo I was a bit surprised at the diversion class. It came time to mix up the groups and all the young white and hispanic women joined me at my table. One girl who sat next to me was a latina and the prettiest girl in the room. But she avoided touching my hands incidentally when the group was playing a game at the table. After that I didn’t hand the dice to her, but rolled them in front of her when it was her turn to roll the diice. She was actually a little excited when I won the… Read more »

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@IAS – just saw this. Not checking in here every day as I am abroad travelling for my year “off” work now. Taking up entirely new physical activity (a long held dream) at 40 means everything hurts, all the time, both because of age and because my body and muscles aren’t used to full time training several hours a day in a physical activity (and I am always just a moment away from a trip-ending injury) but anyone I’ve sent pictures to say they’ve never seen me look so happy and I have a permanent grin plastered on my face.… Read more »

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I guess “men” don’t wanna find out how Family Services can fuck with their families. I won’t post about it any more. Stay stupid.

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“What does somebody being ” a minority ” have to do with anything you’re talking about?”

It’s an opportunity for an insecure person to claim unearned value or indignation depending on the motive.

If I want to feel special and don’t want to work for it I can claim my melatonin count is special.

If I want to feel sad sack indignant and don’t want to be better I can claim somebody else’s melatonin count is the cause of my woe.

No different than people giving themselves screen names that reflect their race.

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“I guess “men” don’t wanna find out how Family Services can fuck with their families.” This was a core part of my last argument with Ya Really. You cannot stay out of the system by not marrying the mother of your children, because having children auto-magically enrolls you far deeper in the system than mere marriage does. To avoid the system you must never, ever appear as the father, or, in some jurisdictions, even as a father figure. The reason minority status matters when dealing with family services is because they don’t hire people who just happen to be minorities.… Read more »

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“It doesn’t matter that you think that race doesn’t matter, because they do.”

If TPTB behave in a feminist and racial fait accompli manner, then there’s no benefit or loss for me to acknowledge race.

Done deal.

Thus I don’t think about it and that frees up my mind for other things.

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Whites are tribal too. They just face getting labeled for it. Personally I don’t care about it. Everyone utilizes covert aggression in the age of the disenfranchised pawn. As for the diversion class, I chalk that up to command presence. The other dudes in that room with you sound like they were pretty self-absorbed if they rather gang up instead of mixing it up with the women.

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