Another, with a young Jewish actress from Texas who was dating the guy who won “The Pick-Up Artist.” It seemed that apart from Neil, Mystery, Lauren and myself, everyone at the party was 25 years old, or at least acting that way.And so I vowed to read the book that spawned this entire community.A week later, I was at a party at his house for the finale of “The Pick-Up Artist.” I asked if I could bring my best guy friend, but was told to either come alone or with a woman. So at the last minute, I invited my friend, Lauren Frances, who is more than enough woman to bring to any party. The first three guys I saw were slightly pasty, average looking guys wearing pirate hats and turbans.These were the apprentice pick-up artists and they were, to use the language of the community, peacocking – wearing outlandish outfits to attract attention and arouse interest.In a bit of random happenstance, I was out with a friend at a bar a few weeks ago.He was telling me about the show “The Pick-Up Artist” on VH1, starring the aforementioned “Mystery.” My friend said it was thoroughly entertaining television and that it was amazing seeing this formerly awkward guys develop the confidence and social skills to be able to approach women.
After all, it’s all about making a good first impression. One, with a smart single woman who worked at Vivid Video who was dating one of the apprentice PUA’s (pick-up artists) who got his education on the TV show.Although I hadn’t yet read The Game I had to introduce myself.Neil was extremely gracious and soft-spoken and he gave me his assistant’s email address.For People Who Do Online Dating: Are paid sites better than free ones? You probably have a chance of getting less "spam" on paid sites, but that's just one portion of the equation. Free sites might skew younger or have more members, while some paid sites might contain more serious relationship-seekers.