7 More Things You Should Know About Icelandic Girls

1. Don’t bother trying to get phone numbers and date.

Notice how in my night game breakdown there is absolutely nothing about going on dates with girls. If you’re moving to Iceland permanently, get as many numbers as you want, but if you’re only there for a short time, asking for phone numbers from girls you meet in the bars or clubs is a dumb move. Unless her boyfriend is right there and she wants to give her number for a late-night rendezvous, your phone’s dial pad shouldn’t be used on weekend nights. In Iceland my cell phone mostly served as a heavy watch.

The lack of dating in Iceland creates a fascinating bang progression. In America, it would take a certain number of digits, kisses, and dates to get one bang. For example, you could get twenty numbers, go out on four dates, kiss two of them, and bang one, building momentum off smaller closes to get the big close—sex. In Iceland, you can go seemingly long periods without anything at all, not even an innocent kiss on the cheek, and then bang—you catch a girl at the right time and she’s down for your afterparty.

The smallness of Iceland does a good job of explaining why there isn’t a dating culture. Consistently running into the same people over and over again encourages men to bide their time and take less immediate risks. For them it’s okay that they didn’t make a move on the pretty girl they’ve been eyeing because odds are he’ll see her again next week, possibly with a mutual friend who can set up an easy social introduction. Even if conversations do go well, why should he ask her out on an expensive and possibly awkward dinner date when he’ll see her again while she’s more liquored up and horny? The guys are passive not because they’re genetically weak (they come from Viking stock for fuck’s sake), but because the environment encourages them with more bangs if they pretty much wait for pussy to fall onto their laps.

2. You’ll run out of girls to approach if you stay too long.

If you’re staying for a while, you’ll feel the smallness in the second month once you start to recognize most of the people in your regular bars. If you plan on moving to Iceland for a long period of time, you’ll eventually run out of girls to approach. In that case, it will be worth reapproaching girls in the hope that they’re hornier the second time around.

Reapproach by saying, “Don’t I know you from somewhere?” This is actually the common approach that Icelandic men use, and it works because it will help get a conversation going about who you know and what places you frequent. Even if you’re 100% sure where you’ve seen her before, pretend that you’re only vaguely familiar about how you met. You lose a lot of value by vividly remembering people, because it implies that they impacted you strongly.

3. What you think of as “game” has little effect in Icelandic.

The game that works best in a country is a reflection of that culture. In hyper-competitive America, with a wide gap between the haves and have-nots, the proper game is showing how you’re better than the next guy, either by being funnier, more talented, more famous, more of an asshole, or what have you. In Iceland, a small, egalitarian culture where class differences are minor and everyone treats everyone else the same, the proper game is being a chill, outgoing guy who can provide the best logistics for private sex.

I must stress that in Iceland I didn’t feel like I was using game at all. I definitely didn’t win over any Icelandic girls with complicated routines or techniques like I would with their American counterparts. On one hand, this news should be welcome to guys who have a ways to go before having tight game, but on the other hand, for guys who rely exclusively on game skill, trying to get laid in Iceland can feel like taking a step backwards.

4. Minorities do better in Iceland than in America.

The tricky part of generalizing how well a black man would do in Iceland, for example, is that you don’t see much hooking up in the bars. So while on the surface things seem to be neutral, who knows if they’re actually going to have sex afterward. That said, it wasn’t obvious to me that minorities would have an easier time than myself (girls consider me more Latino-looking than Middle Eastern).

The guys who should do best are Latinos, since their olive complexion is considered sexy. Next up are black guys, who should focus on clubs that play hip-hop music to better target a more open-minded audience. Then we have Asian and Indian guys, who will see less discrimination from Icelandic girls than American girls. I don’t like making generalizations on race because individual variance is so great, but I believe minorities should have it easier in Iceland than in America. White guys should find it easier as well. In fact, Iceland is easier for everyone!

5. Being an America is neither a strength or weakness.

The only time being American really helped was if she happened to love America or had traveled there, something that is becoming increasingly rare due to the weak Icelandic currency. Therefore don’t expect much of a warm welcome, even if you dress or look completely different from the locals. Your bangs are mostly going to result from approaching a horny, drunk girl at the end of the night, not by somehow broadcasting your exotic status by looking cool at the bar.

That’s not to say that you won’t be approached for looking cool at the bar. I was approached more in Iceland than I was in Washington DC, but waiting to get approached isn’t a sound game model if you have a short timeline. Also, the typical girl coming up to you will be chubby with average looks. Depending on your standards, this could be good or bad, but for me the hottest Icelandic girls I fucked were the ones I approached.

6. Icelandic guys have horrible game but great style.

It’s safe to say that Icelandic guys can’t approach. Until I got to Denmark, I’ve never seen such piss-poor all-around game. I’ll give them a pass because the Icelandic environment promotes passivity, a strategy that may actually increase the chance for a permanent male resident to land a girlfriend. While sometimes they do approach while drunk, the only time I saw “normal” approaches was from Icelandic guys who had lived abroad (in places where they had to approach to get laid) or guys who like American culture and have been exposed to game writings on the internet.

Don’t take any advice from an Icelandic guy about women. Either they have no idea what they’re talking about or they’ll fuck with you by giving obviously bad advice (a part of me thinks they don’t like the idea of richer foreigners coming to Iceland to bang their women). If an Icelandic guy is talking a big game to you, ask him to demonstrate. Chances are he’ll pile on the excuses about how he doesn’t think any of the nearby girls are cute or how he has a girlfriend. Unless a dude shows you how it’s done, don’t listen to him because it’s just way too tempting for them to sabotage foreigners.

However, feel free to accept fashion advice from the guys, who dress as if coming out of a GQ photo shoot. I brought some nice clothing to Iceland that would have made me stand out in an American bar, but I looked almost underdressed in Iceland, where guys rocked bow ties, skinny ties, suit jackets, pocket squares, and cardigans. Their dedication to style is especially surprising considering how expensive clothing is, making me conclude that most of an Icelander’s income goes toward booze, clothes, and food—in that order.

7. Icelandic hookup culture is kind of fucked up, and that’s coming from me.

I still can’t get my head wrapped around how strange Icelandic hookup culture is. It’s basically backwards: they have sex first before having an extended conversation that women from almost any other country in the world would require as a prerequisite to sex. While I’m not complaining, it was sadly all downhill after I had sex with an Icelandic girl, because she’d then start with the lame, arrogant feminist shit that I don’t care for. Thankfully all that nonsense came after I already got what I wanted.

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The above article was adapted from Bang Iceland, my 80-page book that teaches you how to sleep with Icelandic women during a visit to the country. It contains tourist tips, game advice, and sex stories that give you all the information you need to pillage creamy white Icelandic women, with extra details not released on the blog. It's available in paperback, Kindle, and ebook. Read sample pages or learn more about the book.

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Bronan the Barbarian!
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“You lose a lot of value by vividly remembering people, because it implies that they impacted you strongly.”

I think this applies pretty much everywhere. I’ve opened girls at the gym before and blown it by talking to them weeks later, assuming they remembered the original conversation. Big value drop.

It’s always better to assume a vague familiarity unless you’re encountering the girl very frequently.

It sounds like Sweden and Norway are very similar to Iceland in terms of the drunk hookup culture, great style/bad game, etc.

Sollie aka Icelandic Snowbunny lover
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*Looks @ Black Skin, goes on Price-line Negotiator books ticket to meet some Icelandic Snow bunny’s for Spring break*

CHICKA CHICKA YEAH YEAH!

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“The game that works best in a country is a reflection of that culture”.
I guess this is the core of the question. I would say that this phrase could be used to develop an ‘Ontology of Game’. Due to my job (consultant), I have traveled to several countries and I have always been surprised on the different effects of feminism in different countries. In a hyper-competitive country like the USA, with racial and class tensions, feminism is going to create hyper competitive aggressive masculinized women, and a sex war which is going to be just another fracture line in society. In a small, egalitarian, racially and cultural homogeneous society like Iceland, feminism is going to deliver cool and apathetic girls easier to bang.
When I traveled Ukraine and Russia I was surprised to see how feminine and charming women are, and how, when it comes to male-female relationships, they are so conservative (understood this that the male partner has always the upper hand). The point here is that Russia and Ukraine were part of the Soviet Union and feminism and egalitarism were part of the daily ideological supper provided for the masses. However, now it looks as if this ideological apparatus has never existed. You could find a more egalitarian (or communist, if you want to call it like that) speech in US society regarding male-female relationships than in the former Soviet republics. How could this happen? When you see closely at these societies you find the answer. These are rough, masculine, half European-half Asian countries. You can find this character everywhere: Architecture, the weather, the food, the sturdy Soviet cars, the tough and less than friendly faces of Russian men, etc. The Soviet Union could have been the Workers’ Paradise and the official speech could have been a sexless and classless society, but real life was hard and the genetic code of those peoples only knew about brutal historical episodes, so a feminized society was impossible to be built. Russian and Ukrainian women just love dominant men. They instinctively know that they are the only possible winners in a hard environment.

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The USSR was ECONOMICALLY Marxist, but Slavs held on to their culture and gender roles. The West today is CULTURALLY Marxist, which means embracing gender egalitarianism, [email protected] marriage and degeneracy.

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“You lose a lot of value by vividly remembering people, because it implies that they impacted you strongly.”
I agree big time! It’s a kick in a teeth when someone doesn’t remember you/the conversation anyway (like in Bronan’s point). I suppose the aim is to get the girl to start being the one that remembers strongly, as you end up being around the same people a lot in bars.

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LMFAO @ PILAGE “It contains tourist tips, game advice, and sex stories that give you all the information you need to pillage creamy white Icelandic women, with extra details not released on the blog”

Sasha
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“You lose a lot of value by vividly remembering people, because it implies that they impacted you strongly.”

ONLY if you leave a weak impression yourself.

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I actually found alot of the girls there were asking me if I was from NYC b/c I am black. I am Canadian which did not seem to register with them.

Game is a foreign concept to them, being cocky and funny will not work at all. They will think you are an asshole.

However, the more exotic you are the better in my honest opinion.

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Hey Roosh, can you write a post about how to transition from using gaming to bang a girl, to moving into a relationship?

I worked and lived abroad for about a year, and during that time used game to net a decent looking Scandy girl. After a few months of getting ignored, insulted, and raw dogged, of course, she was in love with me. Once I had her, I eased way up on game techniques, becoming the “nice relationship guy”. That lasted about 3 months. I think she broke up with me for becoming to sensitive and “nice”.

Am I destined to have to use negs and game on women forever, even in relationships? Yeah, it works, but when do I get to relax and just be myself?

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“sensitive” and “nice” just shows you can add “retarded” to that list.

James Parks
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It never ends, Oskar. Someone has to be in charge, and it might as well be you. If you abdicate, it won’t take two seconds for her to take over.

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If your with a very attractive female. In the back of her head she knows she has options. You want her to feel like you do to. you need to reserve a bit of yourself for you, always. If she feels like she has every part of you, she won’t want you anymore. Even if it’s not true, you need to feel like you are a very great and amazing person to be with. If it isn’t true, then make it true about you. it will drive her crazy to feel like shes dating out of her league, but trust me, it will keep her around.

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I have fond memories of Iceland since it’s the first place outside of Japan I had two girls at once. For me, the trick was to get a bit off the beaten path so I seemed very exotic to local girls. It really did a lot for my ego to bed to reasonably hot white girls, one blond and one brunette, at the same time.

Socialkenny
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Half of the tines,generalizations make sense.This is a good case of it making sense.

To me,it comes down to scarcity also.In Iceland,there aren’t too many black dudes(on a large sale).So if my exotic-black ass was the show up,the reception from HB’s would be favorable[I would think].

I really can’t see white guys having an edge in Iceland.

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To hell with all these foreign flags. When are you gonna get yourself a two headed flag?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ZUzi0RhBpM&feature=player_embedded

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hahahahahahah

Mark
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I can’t believe you’ve actually written a book about that! xD

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Iceland – Land of Ice. That’s kinda explains it…altough Iceland is worth of a visit 🙂

Greets from Estonia!

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“…a part of me thinks they don’t like the idea of richer foreigners coming to Iceland to bang their women” .

You just made me spit my drink lol! God, you are such a douche!

Anonymous
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Heading to Iceland in September……AA 6’2 215 anytips….just finished Bang Iceland…..
funniest shit Ive read in awhile…..

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Heading to Iceland in September……AA 6’2 215 anytips….just finished Bang Iceland…..
funniest shit Ive read in awhile…..

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I hope Icelandic guys try to cut you off from sleeping with Icelandic girls. Unfortunately, you’re an asshole, and fortunately, Icelandic guys can pick that out. You sound like the type of person that should stay in their own country, and keep playing the same ‘game’ you grew up with. You deserve each other. Again and again and again.

Your commentary might be funny if you weren’t such a douche. I imagine your head to be a giant cock with nothing in it but packing popcorn. Stay the fuck out of Iceland.

p.s. I’m not Icelandic.

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Yes, this is a culture where we crave personalities. If he is an asshole who thinks he can trick people to sleep with him than people can smell that miles away and avoid him. We talk about these kind of tourists all the time, who read this kind of articles thinking they this is some kind of place to trqvel to to have meaningless sex because you can’t gt laid where they come from. Your not going to have any luck, just stay the fuck away.

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That’s the issue with most American douche boys. Pretending to be someone they’re not. Judging and discounting something because you haven’t developed your own ability to think but are rather going by the book and what you are told.

Jara Popova
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Agreed. My thoughts exactly.

the rock
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you should consider respect first then sex

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18 Nownalow
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Finally, a good (and the only one) comment. Looking at how these “exotic” people see individuals from the other sex, I understand why their countries are in what we call the “third-world” or in the lower-class ghetto type situations.

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Bullshit. It’s your advanced society that allows for bullshit like feminism. Societies that need to improve themselves to have wealth won’t care about bullshit like that.

Reality
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Fault is with both of you,a cultural integration would benefit both of you

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“While I’m not complaining, it was sadly all downhill after I had sex with an Icelandic girl, because she’d then start with the lame, arrogant feminist shit that I don’t care for. Thankfully all that nonsense came after I already got what I wanted.”

It sounds like it’s Icelandic girls’ self-belief, egalitarianism and laid-back ‘tude (aka lame, arrogant feminist shit to you) that means you don’t need game there to have sex-maybe they enjoy it too! Maybe you can’t understand it because they just don’t take sex as hilariously seriously as you. Just a thought…

Anonymous
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You sir are a fool!

Barcelona
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If you believe Icelandic women are something else peculiar, just stay a while in the Baltics… another world dude… don’t forget cock grease, otherwise your dick will blow up in 48 hours.

Shawn
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Women shouldn’t even be commenting on this thread. Women don’t know anything and are just bloody stupid

mike
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Better than American Girls. American girls are the slutiest women in the world. Truely will bed down with a rat. Honestly it makes it hard to find someone good enough and sincere enough to have your kids.lolololo

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Common things of the hookup scene in all Scandinavia –
1. Drunk hookup culture.
2. Bad game, no concept of game, don’t know how to dance either.
3. Great style and looks.

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“The guys who should do best are Latinos, since their olive complexion is considered sexy. Next up are black guys, who should focus on clubs that play hip-hop music to better target a more open-minded audience. Then we have Asian and Indian guys, who will see less discrimination from Icelandic girls than American girls. I don’t like making generalizations on race because individual variance is so great, but I believe minorities should have it easier in Iceland than in America. White guys should find it easier as well. In fact, Iceland is easier for everyone!”
Not to mention, that in Iceland, due to the very small, limited population and very few immigration, if you are “foreign” ( look anything other than Northern European ) not only will you be considered exotit and interesting, you will be seen as prime breeding stock, basically sell like hot cakes. A lot of young people in Iceland are worried about hooking up with relations and stuff because of the limited population.

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what a bunch of bullshit, way would you thing any or this is right? People here know their relatives, that is not a large issue. If you are foreign the same rules apply to you as to any one else. If you are a dick with out a personality your not going to get wht you want.

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“Don’t take any advice from an Icelandic guy about women”
i can say same about danish guys. and they are bitchy, they will give u bad advice so u will make urself look stupid, then later same evening or another day he will go talk to same girl and he will laugh about what u did behind ur back and use that as a way to get the girl.
they are bullshit and cant be trusted.

kartashok
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Sounds like any REAL man to me! I’d do the same if a man of another race wanted my women.

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And about the dress part, its same in Denmark now so many guys even spend more money on cloth than the girls, the guys do anything just to try to get the girls attention. They waste so much money on cloth almost every month they can spend some thousands of danish kroner on cloth just to get the girls attention. and even it might help, but its still not sure the dress will help, if the girl is not interested it dosent matter what they guy wear, so most of them just waste too much money on cloth and also on buying girls drinks and invite them to cinema and restaurants and so on and they might not even get the girl.
just totally waste of time and money.

hello
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You’re a douche. Icelandic girls probably just don’t take sex as much of a big deal as you do.

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omg muH T R A CIST
SEixst HommoFOaBiCK RACTSIOT

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Black males in Iceland. LMAO! They get cold when it’s less than 85 degrees. Please….someone post a picture. LOL!

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Too funny and yet off. I’m a dude who happens to like cold COLD weather. Anything above 68F and I’m miserable. Then again I grew up in the NW where winters were cold and spent time in Korea. Colder the better – it’s easier gettting warmer than cooler. Eff warm weather…

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Me too bro I’m from New England. The cold is my bitch

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Dude, there’s no way you fucked several girls.. In ány country. You are far too obsessed

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Fantastic country, women understand the need for preservation of genetic pool, Vikings respect women right to decide thousands of years before we even had a civilization, if you are a teenager or a grown up kid, stay home. Iceland is not for gamers. You will get great treatment if you behave as a mature person and you will be respected if you behave with respect towards people in a country where they treat each other as brothers or sisters.

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You’re such an asshole

Yyyy
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The hookup and the feminist thing made me laugh

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Author of the article says …Quote: A part of me thinks they don’t like
the idea of richer foreigners coming to Iceland to bang their women.
THEIR WOMEN? Oh come on, are you trying to say Icelandic women belong to
male part of society? You think women are properties? Maybe they were
long time ago, but gladly those times are over. Stop being such a
chauvinist prick!

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This was horrifying.

Lauren Simpson-green
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You all sound like rapists. It’s so depressing that you put in so much effort to trying to ‘bang’ and trick women into thinking you’re something you’re not. Why not try to become a well-rounded, genuine person who respects women and you might find some more depth in life rather than shallow sex with women who you think validate you because they’re ‘hot’.

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It’s actually depressing that some British broad with a husband and kid is worried about a group of men on the internet reading an article. Do you honestly believe anyone takes this serious?

Lauren Simpson-green
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I’m not a broad, I’m not worried, and didn’t you know that all women haters justify their misogyny in a similar way before they commit rape or femicide? I’d get help if I were you… before it’s too late

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A) What gives you the right to label anyone you don’t know a woman hater. B) A person with a Bachelor’s degree in Theatre is not an expert in the psychology, sociology or sociobiological aspects of rapists. So don’t even consider attempting to make a valid claim about what classifies an individual as a “woman hater”, the thought processes behind misogyny or the motivations for rape or femicide without valid and reliable research. C) I’m not the one that needs help. You’re Captain Save the World, condescending high and mighty attitude needs help. You want to take up a cause, make a film about it, start an organization to address it, don’t get onto a public webpage and whine about it and try to demean people in the process.

Anon
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Spoken like a true rape-enabler.

Alonzo
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Only if I can enable some dude to rape you. Then my work will be done here.

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I find that most women actualy see VALUE in you remembering a brief past encounter. I’ve gotten resposes such as “Wow, you remembered!” along with a smile – or an expression as to hint at, wow, I’m impressed. Fact that this article almost tells you to dumb down your memory and be vague or you’ll lose value is disappointing.. Why would you want an attract A woman that thinks you’re a dick that doesn’t remeber shit?

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Hi Someone

I am Michael 21yrs old & you can call me Mike as my nickname i came from a country in Asia were the people always smile even though there is a problem “PHILIPPINES”, I just want you to know that biggest my dream is to have a job and family in ICELAND.

I hope someone will notice this, and be interested in completing my dream.

Thanks a lot for giving us a chance to fill our thoughts here in your blog.

Your future Husband
Mike

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You are a terrible human and you suck at life

Jara Popova
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You sound like a stupid American asshole. If I was Islandic then I would mislead you as well so your arrogant and prick little ego shatters into little pieces and goes back to that little game book that you’ve been brainwashed by.

I am also a foreign female who is visiting Iceland and from my observations Islandic man are too good looking to give a damn, respectful and surprisingly shy. They don’t need to play any stupid games to attract sex or a relationship as they know that just being themselves and real is more than enough.

As for the ladies – they are sweet, friendly and educated. They know what they want and go after it. Nothing better than that.

You are obviously an asshole who needs to see a girl drunk as a slob in order to get laid. And in truth, that is pathetic.

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What I got from this article is…If you are going to live here girls take you seriously (no shit). If you look different girls will want you (exotic…again, no shit), and ultimately…just be yourself. Wow, fucking, wow.

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The white race is dying at three times the replacement rate. Please respect this and if you are a nonwhite person, don’t seduce our women.

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lol we’ll try but you whites love fucking asian women as well. Besides white girls are so tasty, we can’t stay away lol

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Haha we don’t respect shit, we WANT you to die out. What are you gonna do? Kill us again, like you’ve done for the past 500 years. The Jews are onto you more than ever before, BRING IT!
White women are amazing, I love seeding them.

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Haha i am from Iceland, i do travel alot, nr.1 find a girl in you raiting.
Nr.2 Let her know you like her.
Nr.3 see if see likes you (try a kiss)
Nr.4 fuck

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Roosh
is a douche.

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Dumbest fucking article i have ever read. Dumb ass millennial bullshit. The author has no clue what he is talking about. You wouldn’t even qualify as my shadow back in the day, you insignificant little douche’. And most of these comments reveal alot of weak beta-male pussies trying to figure out an easy way to get laid. Really ? Weak assed little “boys” begging for scraps.