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Tag Archive | "Pickup Lines"

Straight Guys: How to Respond to Being Hit On by a Woman

Friday, August 1, 2014

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photo via Flickr A note to straight men: We’re constantly hearing you guys complain that you still have to do almost all of the pick-up leg-work. But then when a woman does attempt to hit on you in a bar, a lot of you turn around and call her “desperate” — even in 2014! (Er, [...]

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Poll: Is the Gym Off-Limits as a Pick-Up Spot?

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

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photo via Flickr Recently, Johnny, one of our most loyal commenters, posted the following in response to our Blog Snog partner’s article “Guys of Reddit share the cheesy pickup lines that actually kind of work“: The lesson behind those corny pickup lines is that women like an outgoing guy. It’s not the lines that worked [...]

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Your Call: How Can She Get a Boyfriend?

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

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We get a lot of advice questions coming in at EMandLO.com, but sadly, we just can’t answer them all. Which is why, once a week, we turn to you to decide how best to advise a reader. Make your call on the letter below by leaving your advice in the comments section.  Submit Your Own Question to EMandLO.comTry Our New [...]

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Comment of the Week: The Real Reason They Never Call

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

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photo via Flickr An interesting exchange about the call that never comes occurred in the comments section of the post “Wise Guys: Why Didn’t He Call When He Said He Would?” Johnny, we’ll take your kinder, gentler pickup techniques over more aggressive, mean-spirited “attack” approaches any day: Phonecall Says: The problem is not them NOT calling, [...]

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Dear Em & Lo: How Do I Go from “Friends” to More?

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

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Get Personal Advice Publicly on EMandLO.comTry Our New *PRIVATE* Advice Service! Dear Em & Lo, I’ve known this girl “Ashley” since high school band eight years ago. We instantly hit it off as friends the day we met because of our mutual liking of illegal substances. I know it’s cliche, but I’ve had a crush [...]

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Your Call: How Can I Talk to Men Without It Being About Sex?

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

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photo by Tjook We get a lot of advice questions coming in at EMandLO.com, but sadly, we just can’t answer them all. Which is why, once a week, we turn to you to decide how best to advise a reader. Make your call on the letter below by leaving your advice in the comments section.  Submit Your Own Question to [...]

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Wise Guys: What Makes Someone Approachable?

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

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photo via Flickr Advice from three of EMandLO.com’s guy friends. This week they answer the following: “If we’re talking about guys making a move on a stranger, what makes someone approachable?” To ask the guys your own question, click here. Married Bisexual Guy (Bryan Sebeck): As somebody who’s spent a decent amount of time giving advice to guys who want [...]

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Pickup Artist Training Will Make You Feel Bad About Yourself

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

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Here’s the dirty little secret of pickup artist training: it actually works (for both men and women), but it may well make you feel like shit about yourself. Maybe you don’t care. Maybe you just want the digits. But just in case you want to get laid and feel like a better person, you might [...]

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Top 10 Pickup Lines for 2012

Monday, May 7, 2012

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Most of the contributions to the recent Twitter hashtag #2012PickUpLines were pretty uninspiring. (Exhibit A: “I’d like to buy a new router for you and your friend. And ‘Route Her’ and yourself into my bedroom tonight.” Er, okay, Beavis.) But we were inspired by Rainn Wilson (@rainnwilson) of THE OFFICE, who tweeted, “Can I piggy-back [...]

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What Your Outfit Color Means on the Pick-Up Scene

Friday, March 2, 2012

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photo via flickr A recent study published in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology looked at why men are more attracted to women who wear red — because, according to earlier studies (not to mention the lyrics of one Chris DeBurgh), men sit closer to ladies in red and ask them more intimate questions. Well, [...]

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