Pickup Artist Terms and Acronyms
Here is a list of common PUA (Pickup Artist) terms, as used on message boards online over the last several years, where men talk about how to pickup women. Meanings and originator are also list where the information was available.
|3s rule||The Three Second Rule. Approaching a traget within 3 seconds
of seeing her or of making eye contact.
|AFC||Average Frustrated Chump|
|AI: Anti-AI||Either a conscious or unconscious action by a woman to indicate
that she wants you to STAY AWAY.
|AMOG||Alpha Male Other Guy|
|Anchor||Associating an emotional state or thought in a person’s mind
with one of the senses, such as with a touch or sound, or visual movement.
Visually would be called a Spacial Anchor. Once an Anchor has been set
it can be moved on a sliding scale to either amp-up or turn-down the state,
by combing pattern language with changes to the anchor. This is a standard
|Richard Bandler and John Grinder|
|ASF||alt.seduction.fast, also known as uASF for Unmoderated ASF.|
|BAFC||Below Average Frustrated Chump|
|Bitch Shield||Contrary to how it sounds, this is not used in a derogatory
manner. This is a barrier that women put up to prevent guys from hitting
on her, and is usually implemented in higher intensity situations such
|C&F (also CF, C/F)||Cocky and Funny||David DeAngelo|
|Close||Could mean anything from getting a phone number to getting
a lay. Therefore there are several derivatives; @close, #close, *close,
!close, f close.
|Close: !close||Fuck Close|
|Close: #close||Number Close|
|Close: *close||Kiss Close|
|Close: @close||Email Close|
|DDB||Doggy Dinner Bowl – The look you get from a woman that is
either in trance or just in sexual state.
|EV||Eliciting Values, although a standard NLP term, used as a
powerful part of Speed Seduction.
|Richard Bandler and John Grinder|
|FMAC||Find Meet Attract Close – Earlier Mystery Model||Mystery|
|FU||Fuck Up Report|
|FUG||Fucking Ugly Girl|
|GM||Grand Master or Gunwitch Method|
|HSE||High Self Esteem|
|IOI||Indicator Of Interest|
|Kino||Kinesthetic – The use of physical touching. The term comes
from NLP, and is a core part of Speed Seduction.
|LDR||Long Distance Relationship|
|LSE||Low Self Esteem|
|LTR||Long Term Relationship|
|MLTR||Multiple Long Term Relationships|
|Neg or Neg Hit||Part of Mystery Method in showing Active Disinterest. These
can range from sending your target little ambiguous comments to actual
insults, depending upon the level of self esteem and social value of your
target. Usually apllied as casual ambiguous comments that on one hand seem
like a compliment but are actually the opposite. They convey that you are
not sexally interested in the target, and are very effective while you
build social value in her group of friends.
|NLP||Neuro-Linguistic Programming||Richard Bandler and John Grinder|
|Obstacle||Other person who is blocking your chances with your target,
or coupld potentially block you.
|Oneitis or One-it is||Being obsessed with only one woman, and thinking that she
is so special that no other girl will satisfy you.
|ONS||One Night stand|
|Pattern||Specifically structured language to induce a desired emotional
state (or mood) in your target.
|Pawn||A woman who is used (unknowingly) to increase your social
value. They are created on the fly by gaming women who are not intended
to be a target, so that you will be socially proofed in the eyes of others.
|Pivot||Similar to a Pawn except that they already know you and are
either just friends or one of your MLTR’s. They may or may not be aware
of their Pivot status. You can also create Pivots on the fly.
|Player||Another term for a PUA (Pick-Up Artist)|
|PU||Pick-Up – Actually picking up women or referring to the art
|RAFC||Recovering Average Frustrated Chump|
|RJ||Ross Jeffries – The father of the seduction community with
|Sarge||Going out to meet and seduce women. Created by Ross Jeffries
as a useful term used by Speed Seduction students, and now adopted by almost
everyone in the seduction community. The term comes from the name of one
of Ross’ previous cats.
|SHB||Super Hot Babe|
|Shit Test||Either used consciously or unconsciously by women to test
a guy’s response, so that she can screen out guys based upon their attitude.
|Social Proof||A key element of the psychology of influence based upon the
concept fo social value. There are certain things that you can do to increase
your social value. For example you will be socially proofed if you are
with several SHB’s that are completely into you. Or perhaps you are just
the center of attention in a venue where you are well know
|Robert B. Cialdini|
|SOI||Statement Of Intnet or a Show Of Interest.|
|SP (Self Point)||Self Point. This is a form of anochoring states to you, as
used in Speed Seduction (a seduction application of NLP).
|SP (Sticking Point)||Some area of your game that is not giving you the right results.|
|Target||The woman that you intend to seduce.||Mystery|
|Wing or Wingman||Another PUA who sarges with you, and ideally where you both
assist each other’s sarges and help improve your skills together.