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Author is either full of it or world is over populated with women with tons of daddy issues, who would emtodo off their right tit for a side glance from a low life idiot. Instead of models in bikinis lounging by the Project Hollywood pool all day, we had pimply teenagers, bespectacled businessmen, tubby students, lonely millionaires, struggling actors, frustrated taxi drivers, and computer programmers — lots of computer programmers.
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My first week there I fell for a stocky, thirty-six year old statistician with a bowl cut and coke bottle thick glasses Revenge of the Nerds all the way. I kind of smirked when I saw he’d disguised it in the dustjacket of a more benign novel.
See all 3 questions about The Game…. It IS a nice dress. Malcolm Knox wrote, “I doubt he has anything helpful for anyone except those men whose emotional maturity stalled at age Herds of gullible students come and go. All of them have major issues. These feminists act like liberation from the image-obsessed media is all about accepting your lot in life and just waiting for a partner whose standard of beauty happens to fit your look to come along.
In fact, up until I was maybe 17, it was dreadful: I don’t know how anyone could miss this, since the opening chapter is about a famous pickup artist’s psychotic break and existential despair, and the book continuously circles around the underlying anxiety and loneliness that drives the pickup mentality. Eventually, Strauss is broken down by a woman who beats him in his own game.
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This book might have saved me from a jerk or two back in my single days. Neil becomes fascinated with a bi-polar, Canadian, magician with daddy mehodo and a narcissistic personality disorder my diagnosis that goes by the handle Mystery.
So is my rating of two stars really fair? Their tactics and pick up lines were beyond stupid. If no one is pissed off, no one is listening. I felt it was my personal calling to tell all of my girl friends about it so that they wouldn’t fall for any of the tricks.
I wasn’t reading that carefully at the beginning. This is why men dehumanize women. You read about all these different pick-up schools, each with an egomaniac at the top, that operate like cults and compete for business and clients and demand loyalty. Their unchecked macking is a danger to us all.
And then, what do you know, a picture with his wife, that could be his daughter, who nell a model, not well know, but still, has the title.
Social skills, like any skills, can be learned, studied, and honed. He also mentions that at one point he was seeing ten different girls in multiple long-term relationships, and they all knew he was seeing other girls, but none of them left him.
View all 4 comments. He steaus have gone home and bragged online about the pocketful of phone numbers he got, even if they wouldn’t have got him any closer to sex or a girlfriend.
I enjoyed it tons and tons more than I thought! I think it’s important for both men and women to have self-confidence. I admit my assumption that female readers can also gain these things from a man’s story.
Nov 16, Chance rated it did not like it. The Ballad of the Louvin Brotherspublished in In fact, as the story progresses to the point where Style, Mystery, and the other pickup artist gurus are living in a mansion in Hollywood, Style points out that “Project Hollywood” the name for their bachelor pad is remarkably devoid of women.
He dismissed this by saying those are the girls they don’t want anyway, but it’s worth digging into. It is a great book and I’m not telling this because of the actual “method” they teach, I’m telling that is a great book as a story.
It also serves as a warning about the evils of backbiting and gossip, misogyny, and coveting. It’s pathetic, the book, the men in it and their cult. I clearly wasn’t interested in him, and we never met up again.
You can do this in LA or Vegas or NYC – I suspect they wouldn’t advise you to “peacock” in quite the same way if you are trying some Game at your church social in Boise. So here I am, reviewing a book I haven’t really read. Both were tall, thin which they tried to hide with ill fitting clothes and with blonde badly cut hair.
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Yet, a journey that–as one might suspect–comes to the author’s recognition of the emptiness of sexual prolificity. Considering how much he talks about ,etodo community turning men into robots, the absence of much discussion of how it teaches them to view women feels like a lost opportunity. I just couldn’t take it anymore of the nonsense. The author states that everything in the book is true and straux actually happend, but I have serious doubts that most or any of it is true.
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Real social pressures were at play on everyone involved, and Strauss depicted all his subjects with brotherly affection. They claim a lot of success with their techniques sfraus very credible, but easier to believe when they do their field tests on Sunset Strip. He co-wrote, directed and performed in Shoot. What kind of relationship is a good one? They live together in houses known as Projects. You know how there’s always the shy, but kind of nice, guy in every group of men?
It’s better to take a risk and throw yourself out there than to waste your life accruing bitter regrets. And they are talking about seducing a women of a high caliber.