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The aforementioned Neil Strauss went under the pseudonym of “Style”. Others have called themselves “Juggler”, “Formhandle”, “Ice Dragon” (seriously), and perhaps best of all “Gunwitch”.The clothes According to the literature, a true Pick-Up Artist stands out from the crowd – hence the preposterous names.Luckily for everyone, research into NLP suggests that it is nonsense anyway; see below.The pseudoscience NLP seems to be claptrap (one psychiatrist, Dr Roderique Davis, describes it as “cargo-cult psychology”, meaning that it was designed to look like science without doing any of the work).The misogyny Although a lot of the teachers in this community, if that's the word, claim that they are just trying to help men be more confident around women, the jargon and the advice often strays into profoundly uncomfortable territory. One teacher who we have already mentioned says that it is important not to get nervous when meeting a woman, adding: “Ted Bundy, the infamous serial killer/sociopath, didn't feel fear or panic when he saw a target.He felt rage, sexual perversion and desire to kill.” Yes, you have been advised to use Ted Bundy as a role model in your dealings with women.
One PUA, a fat man called Gem, once told The Times that Richard Dawkins' The Selfish Gene taught him “everything I know about pick-up”.They use Displays of High Value (DVH) to impress women with LSE (Low Self Esteem).If she's playing with her hair, it's an Indicator of Interest, or IOI.A search online for “dating tips for men” reveals hundreds of these sorts of sites, generally requiring a credit card.Usually at the top is a picture of a smiling man, with a tag-line like “Learn the secrets that let me charm 173 women in to bed in a year”, and a short article explaining that the author, too, used to be a shy nervous virgin until he discovered the mysteries of Pick-Up Artistry.