Opening lines for internet dating
Often humorous, often scary, always dirty and usually featuring more than its share of braggadocio, the book was on the top of every bestseller list in the country, including Amazon.com, for months.
The basic story of the book is the tutelage of a student named Style (funny – that’s the name that Strauss sometimes goes by! The mentor in the book is undoubtedly Erik von Markovik, the most familiar of the seduction community to the rest of the world — the man known as Mystery, whose Method was featured on a reality show from VH1.
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] Using dirty pick-up lines isn’t for every woman, but if you can manage to get some of these out, I can assure you that you’ll be in for an entertaining night.
I’m sure you’ve been in a bar, minding your own business when a man has walked up to you and dropped what has GOT to be the cheesiest line you’ve ever heard in an attempt you get you.
This approach flies right in the face of the methods of men like Ross Jeffries or Doc Love, men who make their material highly available, even leaking large portions of it for free to men who know how to run a search engine.
Not Strauss – after this extremely selective seminar, Strauss’ method was released to a larger audience.
This emphasis placed on releasing information to a small amount of consumers is a unique idea in the world in which Neil Strauss operates.
Moving away from this philosophy only slightly, Strauss has opened what he calls “The first online school for self-improvement and attraction”, though it is easy to imagine this “school” as just the next step for pickup artists and their students – why not gather all of your “method” teachings into easy-to-disseminate lectures and packages so that men don’t mind paying “tuition” to learn from you.
The release of his book The Game: Penetrating the Secret Society of Pick-up Artists is as much of a catalyst in the ongoing feud in the seduction community as any other event.