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pick-up artist

A man devoted to using a specific set of strategies in order to seduce ("pick up") women, and who perhaps instructs other men in how to do the same. You know how everyone tells you to just be yourself when talking to a girl? Well, a pick-up artist will tell you to do the opposite.
See also: artist
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In the Attraction & Seduction Industry, which is more informally known as the "Pickup Artist Community," the concept of "game" is generally defined as the ability for a single heterosexual man to motivate a woman to agree to engage in sexual relations with him at some point in the near future without him having to spend an exorbitant amount of money on a woman treating her to multiple free lunch meals and/or dinner meals prior to him and the woman indulging in their very first episode of sex.
He turned to the internet to find solutions and discovered the term "pickup artist."
Cernovich, an erstwhile pickup artist who is largely responsible for the rumors about Clinton's health, encourages his followers to abide by the maxims "conflict is attention" and "attention is influence." Yiannopolous, meanwhile, was famously suspended from Twitter for inciting the racist harassment of the actress Leslie Jones, which he defended on the grounds that he's a "prankster."
But there are friendlier personalities in the mix, too, like Finn (a terrific Glen Powell), a paisley-shirted smooth talker, and the group's most adventurous pickup artist; or all-around nice guy Dale (J.
According to a pickup artist, the right answer is none of the above.
The Como Melbourne chose to "stand with the women of Australia, the women of America and women everywhere" when it cancels a seminar to be conducted by self-acclaimed pickup artist Julien Blanc.
Instead he's telling us the news that Bill Clinton was a serial sexual predator and pickup artist.
The gurus furthermore advocate values, lifestyles and worldviews that they consider useful when it comes to transforming oneself into an enormously attractive and seductive individual: a womanizer, a "pickup artist," a master of the "Venusian arts."
The phrase "pickup artist" implies that you must be Picasso to capture and hold the attention of a woman.
Writer-director James Toback's umpteenth ham-fisted exploration of the straight mating ritual is a poor man's indecent Proposal, with Neve Campbell playing the pickup artist and having a gauzy tryst with another woman.
In Matthew Victor Pastor's noirish 'Melodrama/Random/ Melbourne!,' the line between fact and fiction blurs when the lives of a Fil-Aussie documentarian, a pickup artist and a virgin converge.
Currie has been at odds with many other dating coaches, seduction gurus, and professional pickup artists who are a part of what is known as "The Attraction & Seduction Industry" or "Pickup Artist (PUA) Community" ever since he launched his career as a professional dating coach in 2006.
Directors Glenn Ficarra and John Requa wanted to do a lengthy, continuous tracking shot showing the transformation of Steve Carell's character from a depressed divorced man into a skilled pickup artist. As the camera pans inside a bar, it finds Carell seated in various places, each time wearing a different outfit and picking up a different woman as it traces his growing confidence.
A feminist documentarian, a pickup artist, and a virgin's lives collide.
The event was created and marketed by an up-and-coming Pickup Artist and former comedian named Alex Lasarev, who goes by the moniker 'Sasha PUA' and 'Sasha Daygame.'