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You're trying to seduce me

Abstract:
According to a probably reliable Internet dictionary, the fourth definition of the verb "seduce" is to win over; attract; entice. As in, "the baker seduced customers with her delicious pie." This example shows the two primary aspects of seduction - interaction and subtlety....

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Chase Weinman

posted 12/26/10 @ 7:34 PM EST

I would like to see some sort of data collected on this. To me this seems like the author just pulled whatever sounded good to him out of his buttocks and threw it onto paper. There is a very quantitative and mathematical approach to seduction that works beautifully and is backed up by data, and this article suggests the exact opposite of much of what has been tested. If the author has any source for his observations, I would greatly appreciate knowing them.
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Ace

posted 12/26/10 @ 7:52 PM EST

I feel as if I should thank you. You have managed to actually develop a collection of the most amateur mistakes nearly all men make when trying to approach women. I feel as if I have a duty to inform all men reading this post that this stuff does not work, ever. Small talk, introducing yourself by name, etc...never works. She's a stranger, why would she want to know your name? Instead, try playfully insulting her. Say something like, "Hey, you have a great smile, with the cutest Bugs Bunny overbite I've ever seen." This will get her to engage you. Do not be afraid to talk about yourself. All women like high value alpha males. Tell her about where you've traveled, the awesome life experiences you have, and how you're the president of some big organization that does awesome stuff. Directness will work against you. You don't have to be dishonest, but a little mystery will benefit you. Don't give her everything from the start; make her feel like there's more. Friendliness in conversation is actually an indicator of disinterest. She's actually interested if she playfully hits you, plays with her hair, or scratches the backs of her hands or her cheeks. Simple friendliness means she's bored and is trying to find a way out, especially if she's looking around. If you don't believe me, just use google to find actual pickup artists and check out their advice, or maybe I'll see you around campus and can teach you a few things. In the meantime, please stop handicapping men at Case, it's hard enough for them as it is.
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