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How The Media Deplatforms Creators

It has long been known that the mainstream media takes on an activist role in hurting their enemies, but lately they have become far more direct and obvious in their attacks. The reason is that they have lost the ability to sway public opinion.

The media used to flex its muscle by convincing a wide swath of the population that a certain individual or organization is “bad.” This is most commonly seen in political campaign coverage where reporters are told by their editors to attack a candidate who has opposing views to the owner of the outlet. You saw this with Donald Trump and you also saw it with me in 2016 when the media published hundreds of articles labeling me “pro-rape.” Since most outlets lose money, and are seen as propaganda devices by their billionaire owners, the media spends a significant amount of money to defame its enemies.

And yet, in spite of the media’s attacks against me, here I am, writing this to a wide audience while the bad orange man sits comfortably in the oval office. Even when the media establishment unleashes their bombs (both figurative and literal), they are no longer able to hurt the reputations of those they hate. In fact, getting attacked by the media now helps you develop a growing and dedicated fan base. My newest book, Game, sold more copies in its first week than any of my previous 18 book launches in spite of Amazon banning the paperback and Kindle editions on the third day of its release.

Trust in the media has been surveyed at an all-time low, so we should not be surprised that their hit pieces are being done in vain. They are now forced to become direct activists. This is how they do it: they ask you for an interview and then use that as a pretext to contact your social media and business partners with a negative spiel that is intended to scare the companies with bad press. Here’s an example…

Dear YouTube,

I’m Noah Goldberg, a journalist from Buzzfeed who has won the Open Society Foundation award for “Best Useful Idiot Of 2017.” We are doing an article on Roosh V, a Youtuber who has been called “Hitler if he were a rapist” by Israel Klein of the Southern Poverty Cuck Center. Many people believe that he has raped 6 million women, and Adam Stein of the Anti-Defamation Soy Squad has never encountered someone more misogynistically evil.

His YouTube channel gets 100,000 views a month, which he uses to spread his “neomasculinity” platform that has been called “obvious rape instruction” by Ruth Bloom of the Toronto Pro-Baby Killing Alliance, who was left literally shaking by a video of his titled “How I Make Aeropress Coffee At Home.” Are you aware that he is using YouTube to spread heinous views that will certainly lead to another holocaust?

Noah

The bigger the media outlet, the more likely that YouTube will take action and provide a statement that goes something like this…

We at YouTube take a stand against hate speech of all forms. We have taken appropriate action against the thought criminal in question that is in accordance with our deliberately vague community guidelines.

The media article that eventually gets published is more of a “We shut it down” victory scalp than anything intended to be read by other human beings.

The Huffington Post actually tried to pull this strategy off with my books on Amazon, but I’m certain it was the Southern Poverty Law Center that was responsible for nine of them getting banned, since they have a working relationship with Amazon. Besides, no one listens to the Huffington Post anyway.

In the past, agreeing to an interview meant that a journalist could misconstrue your words and hurt your reputation, an unfavorable outcome for sure, but one that wouldn’t necessarily hurt your livelihood. Most of the damage would be dealt to your ego. But now, agreeing to an interview gives momentum to the media outlet to get you shut down from various platforms.

A journalist doesn’t need you to say yes to an interview to start writing “Dear YouTube” emails, but it will surely help the resulting article get more views and propulsion to ban you from platforms the outlet has yet to contact. Even if you think you’re completely antifragile from deplatforming, the media has an ace card up their sleeve: at the end of their hit piece about you, they will include the following statement…

If you are a female and had relations with Dissident Joe Smith, please contact our reporters immediately.

They invite false rape accusations to permanently tarnish your name and create trumped-up criminal charges. An article about me in the Daily Beast actually included the false rape invitation statement.

This is why it’s so dangerous to talk to the media at all, even if you want to troll them for fun. Understand that the intent of them contacting you is to destroy you utterly. They have no choice in this mission because they have lost their core ability to persuade the masses. Now, they use the name recognition of their employer and the threat of bad publicity to act like non-media organizations (e.g. SPLC, ADL).

You may be wondering why Facebook, Google, or Amazon would even listen to anyone, journalist or otherwise, who contacts them about “hate speech.” The reason is that they’re all ideologically aligned. They employ the same type of millennial cry babies and man-hating feminists who went to the same universities. (Where do you think they learned to hate you?) I believe that tech companies actually thank journalists for bringing evil thinkers such as myself to their attention—they see them as unpaid moderators! Therefore, I can’t get mad at the journalists who have no inherent power themselves, and whose voice is controlled to such as extent that their efforts to silence others is a projection of how limited they are in what they can publish. There are obedient slaves who think they’re saving the world by censoring it.

The good news is that this sort of activism is costing media outlets a lot of money, because the articles and videos that result from it don’t generate profit. Who would’ve guessed that content based on a journalist’s celebration of getting someone banned from Facebook is not engaging to most people? The media’s death will steadily continue until the stories you see on CNN, Buzzfeed, and Huffington Post will look identical to those found on the blogs of the SPLC and ADL. They will be full of pearl-clutching content that is well-funded by those in power, but which few people care to read.

Read Next: How To Destroy The Establishment Media

25 More Articles I Strongly Recommend

1. Silicon Valley companies spy on their workers worse than their users [Link]

2. Civilizations fall when they become too complex [Link]

3. Here is the speech Bill Cosby gave that caused the system to turn against him [Link]

4. “The Ukraine is not weak!” Yes it is [Link]

5. Nassim Taleb talks about how to have true financial freedom [Link]

6. Prisoners taking care of prisoners in a jail hospice [Link]

7. The relationship between intermittent fasting and testosterone [Link]

8. The story of how venture capitalists and other corporations lost tens of millions of dollars on a woman who pretended to be the female Steve Jobs [Link]

9. Hating Russia is a full-time job [Link]

10. Why it’s important to reject cynicism and nihilism [Link]

11. Johnny Depp is an example of how fame and money can’t solve problems of the soul [Link]

12. The American left is executing a form of biological Leninism [Link]

13. The successful trolling of a female Rolling Stone journalist [Link]

14. The neocons have lost their battle against Trump [Link]

15. Techniques to fall asleep quickly [Link]

16. Young workers in the Trump administration are not having a fun time in D.C. [Link]

17. How a major media network works hand-in-hand with the Democratic party [Link]

18. George Soros is coming to the realization in his final years that he has failed to make the world in his image [Link]

19. The camps of Chinese communism [Link]

20. The bugman phenomenon [Link]

21. The “revolutionary” mindset of the left [Link]

22. Oil jobs for men are booming in West Texas [Link]

23. The ancient Greeks had six words for love [Link]

24. “America is no longer a country” [Link]

25. Amazon bans Roosh: How love became hate [Link]

Previously: 24 More Articles I Strongly Recommend

How To Do Walking Meditation

When most people think of meditation, they imagine a man sitting on the floor with his back erect and eyes closed, but you can also do it while walking.

The point of meditation is to counteract the neverending “useful” activities of your life with a “useless” activity. This helps to release built-up stress and quiet your over-active inner voice (assuming you have one). One danger is turning meditation into a strategy with a goal, because that converts it to a “useful” activity which may actually increase your stress (e.g. “I really should meditate for thirty minutes today but I’m too busy so I will squeeze it in between all these other activities I’m doing ahhhhhh!”).

Meditation must be a way for you to unplug with no specific outcome in mind. For me, it’s a way to push the pause button on filling my days with new achievements, plans, ideas, and work, allowing me to release myself—at least temporarily—from the treadmills of materialism, ego, and hedonism.

The best type of walkway to do walking meditation is one with no vehicle intersections. Circular paths around ponds or lakes are the most ideal. In standard meditation, you focus on your breath, but you won’t be able to concentrate on it while outdoors. Focus instead on your steps, calling each one in your head.

When your left foot strikes the ground, say “left” or “one” to yourself. Then when your right foot strikes the ground, say “right” or “two.” “Left, right, left, right, left, right…” or “one, two, one, two, one, two…” This sounds easy, but your mind will try to sneak in thoughts and unsync your cadence. For example, you may say “left” at a time other than when your left foot actually strikes the ground. You must devote the entirety of your concentration by saying left or right at the exact moment your foot makes ground contact.

Within a couple of minutes, your mind will be mostly clear besides what you’re seeing or hearing around you, forcing you to remain in the present. If you can continue for over five minutes, and there are not many pretty girls around, you will enter a mildly hypnotic state. You can then stop calling your steps and enjoy a moment or two of bliss before your thoughts come flooding back in.

And that’s all there is to it. Pick a relatively quiet path, dedicate your full concentration to calling your steps, and starve the mind of the fuel it needs to take you away from the moment.

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LAST CHANCE! Today Is The Last Day For Discount Prices On Game

After Amazon banned Game, I extended the discounts in my web store. Today is now the last day for those discounts. Starting tomorrow, the ebook will go from $9.99 to $13, the audiobook will go from $17 to $21, and my life’s work package will go from $35 to $41.

Game was banned from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Kobo

The big story of the week was Amazon banning Game along with eight of my other books. Barnes & Noble and Kobo followed Amazon’s actions by banning my entire catalog of books, which includes Free Speech Isn’t Free, a work that includes no graphic or sexual content. Here’s a solid analysis from the Spectator:

We are living in an Orwellian dystopia. Democrat members of Congress advocate harassment of their opponents, and Republican congressmen are targeted by assassins and GOP candidates are assaulted by knife-wielding lunatics, yet the so-called “mainstream” media insist that it is the Right, not the Left, which is dangerous. In this bizarre mirror-reverse world, atheists, homosexuals, violent anarchists and vehement man-hating feminists are free to say and do what they please, but a guy who tells other guys how to be successful with women is demonized like Emmanuel Goldstein in Nineteen Eighty-Four. Instead of free speech being suppressed by an all-powerful government, the enemies of freedom are gigantic multibillion-dollar Internet companies eager to appease swarming squadrons of social justice warriors (SJWs) who bombard them with complaints about alleged purveyors of “hate.”

I also did interviews with Alex Jones, Paul Joseph WatsonJF Gariepy, and Luke Rudkowski. I appreciate everyone’s efforts in getting the word out for censorship that I believe was targeted for purely political reasons.

Order now to take advantage of special combo deals

You can order Game from my web store using a credit card or cryptocurrency. If you order before Monday, the instantly downloadable ebook edition costs only $13 and contains unrestricted PDF, ePUB, and MOBI files that can be viewed on unlimited devices. After submitting your payment, you’ll be immediately forwarded to the book’s download page…

The audiobook + ebook edition costs only $21 and includes both the ebook package and the 13-hour audiobook in unrestricted MP3 format that is narrated by myself. Hear me say lines in the same way I deliver them to women…

If you order from my store, you’ll have the opportunity to upgrade your purchase to include my entire catalog at huge savings, but only before Monday. Click here to view the full description of Game at Roosh V Store. I’m now working on ways to sell paperback editions directly to my readers. This may take a couple of months to work out.

I was really touched by the outpouring of support I received in the past week. I lost count how many messages I received from men who stated that they bought my book not because they want dating advice, but because they believe in what I’m doing. This encourages me to keep going. I may be down, but I’m not out.

Read More: Game — How To Meet, Attract, And Date Attractive Women

Amazon Has Banned 9 Of My Books Without Explanation (UPDATE)

Starting on Friday, September 7, Amazon has gone on a rampage and banned the paperback and Kindle editions of nine of my books, including my new release Game. The sales pages now give you an error message. Despite repeatedly trying to get answers from Amazon via phone and email, they will not tell me why the books have been removed.

UPDATE: I have also had my entire book catalog banned from Barnes & Noble and Kobo. I added their termination emails to the bottom of this article.

The removals started on the first day Game was released

On Friday I received an email from both Amazon’s Createspace (paperback) and Kindle Direct Publishing divisions that stated three of my books have been removed because they were in violation of “content guidelines.”

The most relevant parts of their guidelines state the following:

Pornography
We don’t accept pornography or offensive depictions of graphic sexual acts.

Offensive content
What we deem offensive is probably about what you would expect.

Illegal and infringing content
We take violations of laws and proprietary rights very seriously. It is your responsibility to ensure that your content doesn’t violate laws or copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity, or other rights. Just because content is freely available does not mean you are free to copy and sell it.

Amazon won’t tell me which guideline I broke

I contacted them by phone when I first got the notice, but they stated that the team in charge of removing books doesn’t have phone support. Through email, they told me they could not give me any details.

On Sunday, five more books were banned.

Then on Monday morning I wake up to find that my new book Game was also banned.

I called again but was given the same runaround. The phone rep could not give me details or connect me with someone who could help.

I believe the bannings began because the launch of Game was extremely successful. I sold 2,000 books in the first two days and hit the top 700 on Amazon paperback on the first day. Even before Friday’s launch, Game was already in Amazon’s top 10,000. As far as I know, Amazon didn’t receive a single complaint about the content, but they removed it anyway.

Amazon sells books that are far more offensive than mine

My dating books contain instructional details on having sex, and contain naughty words like “penis” and “vagina,” but they don’t promote violent or degrading behaviors like other books Amazon has for sale. Stephen King’s compilation Four Past Midnight contains the novella Library Policeman. It features the prolonged anal rape of a young boy, and is freely available on Amazon.

When Sam a little boy, he was returning some overdue books when a, man stopped him outside the library. The man claims to be a policeman, and orders Sam to come with him to pay the fine on his books.

The fine ends up being a prolonged anal rape of the boy, and I do mean prolonged. The grown man forces his massive penis into Sam’s ass as he’s forced against a wall, all described with intimate detail of almost every thrust for four whole agonizing pages… King keeps it going and going and going. It may in fact be the most detailed sex scene in all his work, save one. [Source]

One of the best selling books of all time, 50 Shades Of Grey, features numerous graphic scenes of sexual abuse, including one scene where the sexy male character bludgeons a female. It is freely available on Amazon.

“Suddenly he grabs me, tipping me across his lap. With one smooth movement, he angles his body so my torso is resting on the bed beside him. He throws his right leg over both mine and plants his left forearm on the small of my back, holding me down so I cannot move . . . He places his hand on my naked behind, softly fondling me, stroking around and around with his flat palm. And then his hand is no longer there . . . and he hits me — hard.

Another book that Amazon sells is called Just Fuck Me! It features extremely graphic depictions of sex and “getting fucked.” It is freely available on Amazon.

Dozens of books that feature violent rape are not only available on Amazon, but are featured within lists on Amazon-owned Goodreads so shoppers can find them easier.

There are hundreds of other pornographic books that depict sex in the most graphic way possible, with covers that are barely safe for work, and they are all still available.

None of my books contain child rape scenes, physical abuse, pornography, or sexual violence, and yet they were banned.

Were they banned because they were effective at helping men? Was it because executives at Amazon disagree with my political opinions? Was it an action from a rogue employee? They won’t tell me. Whatever the case, someone in the company clicked the delete button and I’m supposed to accept it, but it’s hard to do that when your livelihood depends on the basic assumption of fair business practices.

I believe I deserve answers from Amazon. Until then, I will begin researching alternative ways to sell paperback copies to my readers.

You can still buy my ebooks on Roosh V Store

Thankfully, I have a web store where I sell all 19 of my ebooks and audiobooks that you can order with a credit card or cryptocurrency. If you want to support me and my new book Game, you can learn more about it here or click the links below to grab your copy. I’m extending the special deals that were supposed to end today.

The instantly downloadable ebook edition of Game costs only $13 and contains unrestricted PDF, ePUB, and MOBI files that can be viewed on unlimited devices. After submitting your payment, you’ll be immediately forwarded to the book’s download page…

The audiobook + ebook edition of Game costs only $21 and includes both the ebook package and the 13-hour audiobook in unrestricted MP3 format that is narrated by myself…

Click here to view the full description of Game at Roosh V Store.

Now what?

The censorship is intensifying. I’m not the only one who noticed the banning of Alex Jones on just about every tech platform in existence. I thought our tech overlords would first censor political figures on the right in preparation for the American midterm election this November, but it’s clear that even if your work doesn’t contain anything remotely political, like my dating books, they will still go after you.

Amazon and other tech companies have no moral qualms about hurting people’s lives under the guise of eliminating “hate speech” or “offensive” content without objectively defining what those terms actually mean. The drive to censor anyone with an opinion not sanctioned by a global corporation will only get worse, but as long as I have a mouth, I will continue to speak.

UPDATE: 

Here’s a solid analysis from the Spectator:

We are living in an Orwellian dystopia. Democrat members of Congress advocate harassment of their opponents, and Republican congressmen are targeted by assassins and GOP candidates are assaulted by knife-wielding lunatics, yet the so-called “mainstream” media insist that it is the Right, not the Left, which is dangerous. In this bizarre mirror-reverse world, atheists, homosexuals, violent anarchists and vehement man-hating feminists are free to say and do what they please, but a guy who tells other guys how to be successful with women is demonized like Emmanuel Goldstein in Nineteen Eighty-Four. Instead of free speech being suppressed by an all-powerful government, the enemies of freedom are gigantic multibillion-dollar Internet companies eager to appease swarming squadrons of social justice warriors (SJWs) who bombard them with complaints about alleged purveyors of “hate.”

I also did interviews with Alex Jones, Paul Joseph WatsonJF Gariepy, and Luke Rudkowski.

Below are the termination emails that Barnes & Noble and Kobo sent me. They each banned all 19 of my books, even Free Speech Isn’t Free, which does not have any sexual or graphic content.

Read Next: Game – How To Meet, Attract, And Date Attractive Women

WATCH: Top 5 Life-Changing Benefits In Game

Here’s a video which describes the top 5 features of Game that I believe are the most important…

If you haven’t bought your copy yet, I have some combo specials that are discounted until Monday. You can order Game either from Amazon or from my web store using a credit card or cryptocurrency. UPDATE: Amazon has banned 9 of my books, including Game. Click here for details. You can still get the ebook and audiobook editions…

The instantly downloadable ebook edition costs only $13 and contains unrestricted PDF, ePUB, and MOBI files that can be viewed on unlimited devices. After submitting your payment, you’ll be immediately forwarded to the book’s download page…

The audiobook + ebook edition costs only $21 and includes both the ebook package and the 13-hour audiobook in unrestricted MP3 format that is narrated by myself. Hear me say lines in the same way I deliver them to women…

If you order from my store, you’ll have the opportunity to upgrade your purchase to include my entire catalog at huge savings, but only before Monday. Click here to view the full description of Game at Roosh V Store.

READ NOW: Game – How To Meet, Attract, And Date Attractive Women

Today I’m proud to release Game, a 375-page book I’ve been working on for the past two years. It’s a reboot of my 2007 book Bang that accounts for the massive changes we’ve seen in culture and dating during the past decade.

Game teaches men how to meet and attract women in an age where smartphones, feminism, and anti-masculinity propaganda have made connecting with the opposite sex harder than ever before. It is the seminal work of a hyper-sexualized man who dedicated tens of thousands of hours into understanding women and attracting them, all while fending off defamatory attacks from mainstream feminists and fake news journalists who want to criminalize healthy masculinity.

Whether your goal is to have fun in a big city with lots of women or fall in love with only one before getting married, Game will help you accomplish your goals in a way that keeps you safe from degrading cultural winds that continue to divide men and women.

15 key features that are inside Game

–Detailed explanations on the 7 key beliefs you need to internalize so that your mind doesn’t sabotage your game efforts. These beliefs allow you to run “unconscious” game and make the right decisions around women even when encountering new situations. Early reviewers have remarked to me that this is the most valuable part of the book.

–How to improve your physical appearance so that you receive warmer responses from the girls you meet. I discuss ways to optimize your body hair, head hair, beard, hygiene, and style, including the one style rule you absolutely must follow.

–8 specific attraction triggers you can display to a girl that increases her feelings of lust, intimacy, and love for you

–9 action-item steps that improve your value, keep you motivated in the game, and get you solid results. As long as you do every step in the program, success is inevitable, meaning that the most common way you’ll fail is if you don’t put in the work.

–A complete day game program that includes four styles of openers to meet women anywhere, with full conversational examples

–A complete night game program with two classes of opening lines that help you extract intimacy in a degrading nightlife environment, with full conversational examples. I also share how to approach a girl while she’s dancing.

–6 universal text messaging tips so you won’t ruin things with a solid prospect

–6 master guidelines of my Conversational Framework that maintain attraction while making sure you never run out of things to say

–The smoothest way to get a girl over to your place (or how you can enter her place), with word-for-word examples. I teach you multiple ways to transition things to a private home depending on the situation.

–A full sex escalation program that ramps up intimacy once you’re in a private home. It greatly reduces the chances that she’ll feel guilty, nervous, or scared.

–An effective regimen to train your girlfriend on 3 key categories of standards that ensure your happiness as long as the relationship lasts

–9 different responses you can give to a girl who is trying to mold you into a beta male slave

–How to safeguard your relationship against your girlfriend’s slutty friends who are whispering bad advice in her ear. I teach you an advanced inoculation technique that includes 6 specific examples.

–How to be liked by people who can improve your access to attractive women

–How to pick the most ideal country and city for when you’re ready to meet foreign women, and how to plan your trip to give yourself the best shot at success

Order the paperback, ebook, or audiobook today

You can order Game either from Amazon or from my web store using a credit card or cryptocurrency. UPDATE: Amazon has banned 9 of my books, including Game. Click here for details. You can still get the ebook and audiobook editions…

The instantly downloadable ebook edition costs only $13 and contains unrestricted PDF, ePUB, and MOBI files that can be viewed on unlimited devices. After submitting your payment, you’ll be immediately forwarded to the book’s download page…

The audiobook + ebook edition costs only $21 and includes both the ebook package and the 13-hour audiobook in unrestricted MP3 format that is narrated by myself. Hear me say lines in the same way I deliver them to women…

If you order from my store, you’ll have the opportunity to upgrade your purchase to include my entire catalog at huge savings, but only before Monday. Click here to view the full description of Game at Roosh V Store.

Leave a comment below if you have a pre-sale question or contact me directly if you need help with your order. This book has been a huge weight on my shoulders for two years so I can’t describe how happy I am that it’s finally done. Without the support of readers like you, I wouldn’t have been able to spend that much time creating a work of this magnitude. I eagerly await your opinion of the book. Thank you!

Never Follow A Girl’s Lead

The following is an excerpt from the Dating chapter of my new book Game. Click here to learn more.

More important than the content of your conversation is maintaining the lead. You should control the flow, tempo, energy, and direction of a conversation. It’s okay for a girl to ask questions about you, and discuss topics that interest her, but she should never take over the conversation completely while you wait passively for her to ask another question or bring up the next topic.

Leading the conversation can be tiring, especially when dealing with a girl who doesn’t talk much. It can seem like a relief when you meet a “strong and independent” girl who asks all sorts of questions and raises various topics, but permitting her dominance will cause her to lose respect for you. Most girls are not attracted to men who let them lead. If she is comfortable with leading the conversation, it’s likely she’s not feeling any sexual tension or nervousness, so what you may perceive as a sign of interest is actually a lack of interest. She’s treating you more like a co-worker instead of a potential lover.

Even if a girl is chatty, you should control the conversation. To let a girl know the role I expect her to take, I push back against her attempts to lead the conversation by saying: “Are you normally this aggressive? Let’s take it easy, there’s no rush.” Another possibility: “You’re asking me a lot of questions like this is a job interview. Slow down a bit.”

This principle also applies when making decisions on dates, such as where to go and how long to stay in a venue. I may ask about a girl’s general preferences or tastes, but I don’t allow her to make the final decision. If she does attempt to pick the venue, I will push back by asking, “Are you paying?” Then I will choose my preferred location. She is free to leave at any time if she doesn’t like it.

As with leading the conversation, it can be tiring to always make the decisions on what to do and where to go, but this is what a masculine man does. I’ve seen many men slip in this area when it comes to relationships. Don’t yield the power to your girlfriend because you want to take a mental break from making decisions. Her attraction will decrease as a result, putting the relationship in jeopardy. Strike down a girl’s attempt to step out of her submissive role. The reins should be firmly in your hands during the entire course of the relationship.

Another sign that you’re losing control is when a girl asks nonstop questions and you always answer in a direct manner. If a girl asks you multiple questions in rapid fire, she is testing your masculinity to see whether you will jump through hoops and answer obediently. Even if your honest answers show high value, you’re still giving up the lead, which brings that value back down.

Mix up your answering style. For half the time, tell the truth, and for the other half, evade with humor, be annoyingly vague, or tell an obviously exaggerated lie that shows her you don’t care about the answer. This strategy will make her expend more energy trying to learn who you really are. You may answer directly more than 50% of the time in traditional countries while less than 50% in degenerate countries such as the USA, Canada, and England.

I’m always experimenting with answers to the most common questions girls ask me, such as “What do you do?”, “How old are you?”, and when traveling, “Why are you here?” For each question, I test various evasive or humorous responses before using ones that I believe elicit the most attraction based on who I am as a man. If I don’t feel like talking about my job, but a girl insists, I will say, “I’m not allowed to talk much about my job.” She may think I’m some kind of spy. If a girl in a foreign country asks me why I’m in her city, I respond, “I ask myself that question every day.” She’ll know I’m not impressed with her country, suggesting that I’m an experienced man. If I feel that a girl has earned a real answer, I will give it, but if she shows annoyance, or even goes as far as to give me an ultimatum, I will definitely not give in to her.

Direct answers are a reward. A girl has no right to them. I learned this in Brazil when I spent time with a German man who never gave a girl a direct answer besides his name. He didn’t even say where he was from. At the time, I thought girls would be so turned off by his evasiveness that they would leave, but it actually made them more curious and turned conversations into a fun game where he doled out clues as if he were giving little treats to an eager puppy.

Curiosity is a form of attraction. Giving direct answers removes curiosity. Therefore, always answering directly can hurt attraction. Imagine an interaction where a girl knew all the pertinent facts about your life within ten minutes. She’d get bored and later say, “There was no chemistry.”

It’s also important to lead if a girl is using her cell phone frequently enough where you feel disrespected. I used to deal with this problem by teasing the girl so she indirectly got the message, but it’s better to take a more direct tack by explicitly telling her how you want her to behave.

The most common situation is when a girl leaves her phone on the table with the screen facing up and looks at it constantly. I won’t accept this. I didn’t go on a date to speak to a girl who is babysitting her phone.

Me: “Are you expecting an important call?”

Her: “No.”

Me: “Because I don’t want to compete with your phone, and you seem overly focused on it. Can you put it in your bag?”

When you make this request, you must be prepared to end the date if she doesn’t comply. It’s your way or the highway. If she refuses to put away her phone, or she says it’s on silent mode, say once more that you would prefer her to put away her phone because it’s not respectful. If she refuses to do what you ask her, find out how much she owes, settle the bill, and leave.

It’s even worse when her phone is constantly going off and she’s checking it or replying to messages. I may first warn her by saying, “Do you need a break to catch up on your texting? Go ahead, I’ll wait.” Let her finish the text she has to send. If she grabs her phone again, she is showing disrespect. Say, “I don’t like how you’re using your phone so much. Can you put it away?” If she continues after this, you should end the date.

I advise you not to bring your copy of Game to dates

It’s not fun to scold a girl for her anti-social behavior, but remember that it’s entirely your choice whether or not to accept it. If she’s making you feel bad, don’t put up with it, or you’re explicitly giving her permission to treat you like garbage. Nip the problem in the bud as soon as it happens so she understands you have standards that must be met. A girl will either walk away, which means she wasn’t that attracted to you in the first place, or highly respect you for calling her out on her shit in a way that no other man has probably done before, which will greatly increase her attraction for you.

My experience shows that most girls will comply with your request because they’ve already invested time in coming out on a date. Of course, we don’t want to be a phone Nazi and forbid her from ever using her phone, but if she’s texting more than once every hour, and you’re feeling annoyed, you must tell her what you expect.

Leading starts when we make the decisions on where the date should take place, with minimal input from the girl. During the date, we are careful with how much information we divulge while putting the brakes on her attempts to dominate the conversation or interview us. Lastly, we call out any of her behaviors that make us feel uncomfortable, the most common of which is her phone use. Being a leader in these areas will show the girl that we have expectations and are willing to walk away if she doesn’t behave properly.

The above excerpt was taken from my new book Game. It has been released on paperback, e-book, audiobook, and Kindle. Click here for full details.

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Early Review Of Game Audiobook

The following review of the Game audiobook, which I recorded in my own voice, was initially posted on Roosh V Forum. Click here to learn more.

I want to start this review by saying I’m impressed with the sheer length and volume of the material presented here. Roosh wasn’t kidding when he said this was going to contain a lot of information.

Roosh manages to present the data in this book in a very engaging, entertaining manner. [His] background as a scientist shows clear influence in the way this information is presented. I appreciated this, being more of a right-brained type of person, because it highlighted lots of subtle things I had subconsciously noticed but hadn’t connected the dots on until it was spelled out the way Roosh has done here. It is self-evident that he has spent thousands of hours into this research and experimentation, all of which lines up perfectly with my experiences with women in regards to what has worked and what hasn’t.

In this book, Roosh communicates a completely non-emotional, results-neutral take on the entire modern dating scene; an increasingly rare viewpoint on this subject matter in the context we have come to understand it. He describes, diagnoses, and prescribes helpful information for any man in the game no matter where they are at with it.

In addition, I have a greater appreciation of Roosh’s sense of humor after listening to this audiobook, as his dryness comes through even more here. There are passages where you can tell he is trying not to laugh. His imitation of a girl’s voice got many laughs from me while listening.

This book is truly a catch-all game resource. There isn’t a single aspect of seduction and long-term game that Roosh hasn’t explored here. There is advice for every man, at every level of game that is actionable and easy to implement.

In the chapter on ‘pre-game’ Roosh’s body hair grooming standards and techniques almost matched mine to a T , so I completely co-sign on his judgement of how a man should present himself. He correctly identifies modern women’s superficiality without focusing on it or giving it too much weight.

Roosh covers everything from inner game approaching, texting, escalating, closing, and relationship management, training your woman, the importance of holding to your standards as well as social circle game and ‘love tourism’.

Despite the fact that the material is conveyed in Roosh’s tried and true dry tone, it still flows nicely. It is engaging enough to not bore the listener even though the material is academic in nature. Roosh focuses on the subject matter without deviation, and not a single line in the book is filler.

Personally, I found the chapter on Internal Game to be the most profound. This chapter is so important! Regardless of your game goals, the information contained here is a must listen (or must read) for any man at any level of game or life.

In this chapter, Roosh emphasizes the importance of having a positive belief system, and goes about explaining how to program oneself with such a mindset by using autosuggestion and positive affirmations. It’s so easy to overlook the importance of a positive belief system and adopt a negative mindset, which Roosh points out here. He notes how common that is among men in the game which for me, was both comforting and eye-opening.

Roosh lists off 7 core beliefs to assist you in your efforts to program your mind to think like a player. However, the way he reads off the beliefs and explanations was confusing and I had to rewind and listen again to write them down. It would have been easier if he had numbered them, or listed them all of at once before going into specifics about them. [Note from Roosh: I did number them in the final edition of the audiobook.]

The segment on texting was great. So many guys get hung up on their text game (myself included) but I’m confident if you follow the texting guidelines he provides you’re likely to save yourself from wasting time on leads that will likely go nowhere.

My criticism of this part of the audiobook was that his voice sounded a bit rushed, cracked a few times and you can hear him breathing in and out more than in the other portions of the book which were much smoother. The part of the audiobook focusing on sex itself had me laughing a bit, because it is hilariously specific.

Overall, this is an up to date, well-informed book that anyone would benefit from reading, regardless of your level of experience in life or with women. I give it 9/10.

Game has been released on paperback, e-book, audiobook, and Kindle. Click here to learn more.

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What Is Game?

The following is an excerpt from the first chapter of my new book Game. Click here to learn more.

Game is a collection of beliefs, behaviors, strategies, and tactics that make women more attracted to you while increasing your likelihood of experiencing intimacy. It’s often based on cold approaching, an active strategy where you walk up to a girl you don’t know and present yourself in the best way possible so that she decides, at some point, to have sex with you. Game can also be used on girls within your social circle, a more passive strategy where you have to be less aggressive, because a hard rejection may lower your status within the group. It doesn’t matter if you are rejected a dozen times a day when cold approaching, because you probably won’t ever see those girls again, but within a specific social circle it’s best not to work on more than one or two girls at the same time to keep conflict and drama at bay.

The popular misconception about game is that it’s simply a collection of pick-up lines where you walk up to a girl and say something cheesy while wearing an outlandish hat. Not only is it more strategic than that, but game has evolved into a more holistic program of changing your appearance, behavior, and living habits. I remember the days when boldly approaching a girl was enough for her to think you were confident and attractive, but now that girls are approached so frequently, how bold is she going to think you are when you’re the third guy to speak to her that day? As time passes, higher levels of game are required to accomplish the same result.

Back in 2002, the game I needed consisted of rubbing my crotch against a girl’s ass while dancing, asking “What is your name?” after a few songs, having a short, banal conversation before resuming crotch-on-ass dancing, and eventually getting her number. Not only is that type of game insufficient today, but it may get you kicked out of the nightclub.

When I got a girl on a date, I would use the “roller coaster” routine that I found on the internet. I’d tell her about the experience of going on a wild roller-coaster ride, up and down, up and down, and how thrilling and exciting the ride was, and how I wanted to go on this ride again and again. The goal of this sexual metaphor was to make the girl horny, and although I’m not sure if it ever did, I never received a bad response. If I tried this routine today, the girl would stare at her iPhone before announcing that she has to leave.

I used countless other awkward moves successfully, but now girls expect much more. If you’re living in a hyper-competitive city that has as many men as women, your game has to be above average just to pull a cute girl, and once you find an effective game strategy, you’ll continually have to improve it so that the tens of thousands of men who are working on their game don’t surpass you.

On the surface, it seems crazy that a man has to put in massive amounts of work in order to have sex with the women he wants, but men who don’t use game, who toil in jobs or businesses to accumulate money and fancy cars in order to impress women, are doing the same thing. They’re just relying on “provider” game that used to work before women made their own money or had a wide choice of who to date. Because having a good job or car is no longer a reliable way to secure the affections of a pretty girl, a more direct method in the form of modern game was developed, which has a far higher return on investment than trying to impress a girl with your career or material possessions.

All around you, men are working hard to get sex, from learning game, opening bars, incurring massive debt to appear rich, or trying to become famous. I’m in my late thirties and can go an entire day without thinking about sex, but I remember when I was in my twenties and couldn’t go an hour. I won’t ever shame a man for moving mountains in order to get laid, because I know that when your hormones are at their peak, you don’t want to hear rational explanations or embrace Buddhist ideas about not desiring pleasure. You want sex and you want it now. My job is to help you meet that need in the healthiest way possible while preventing it from ruining your life.

The bad news is that it was easier to help you move that mountain years ago when few men were game-aware and only a small percentage of the female population were lesbians, morbidly obese, or green-haired man-haters. There are more men eager for sex with attractive girls than there are attractive girls. This crisis of supply and demand means you will have to work harder to get even less than I did when I was running game full time in the early 2000s, and young boys today will face an even greater struggle than you when they grow up and become men.

I fondly remember one of my first successful nightclub pick-ups back in 2001. It was my third or so visit to the club after graduating from college. I had no idea what I was doing, but I wanted sex badly. I tried my crotch-on-ass dancing move and it worked on a cute Filipino virgin. She gave me her number and I called her. I managed to get her out on a date where I essentially rehearsed memorized routines I had read on the internet. I guess they worked because she allowed me to kiss her. On the second date, I invited her to my apartment. She put up heavy resistance when I tried to take off her clothes, so I did the first thing that came into my mind: I put on a VHS tape of hardcore pornography. It didn’t work at getting off her clothes. Do you know what I did next? I gave up! I just stopped calling her because I didn’t know what else to do.

It’s a miracle that I got as far as I did, and I wonder whether today an attractive Filipino girl of her age would respond to my moves in the same way as the virgin did more than fifteen years ago. Chances are she’d have over 1,000 thirsty male followers on Instagram and get approached in the club by guys who have a more refined technique than my crotch-on-ass move. Back then, the Filipino girl didn’t have many options, so my awkward self was enough to get her out on a date, but today she could pick and choose from a greater supply of men.

A low level of game used to get you dates with attractive women, but advances in technology—particularly the invention of the smartphone—have turned game into an arms race, where every year the level of game that women expect rises in tandem with their options. I experienced this directly in Toronto when I visited in 2013. From the girls I talked to, I noticed that I was being evaluated on every joke I told. They would actually complain if a joke wasn’t great, and suggest that I was “losing” them because of it. Instead of wanting to connect with men, the girls acted like they were attending a comedy show, eggs in hand, ready to throw them at the comedian if he didn’t make them laugh hard enough. It’s no surprise that a substantial percentage of my readers come from the Toronto area.

Another reason for the game arms race is the existence of teachers like me. My websites and books are training a large number of men to use game. The more men who know how to use game, the harder things get for every man, because the standard of game that women expect rises. Fortunately, I’m finding that game is becoming less popular than before. The younger generation of men is becoming lazier and softer than men of previous generations, mostly because they are addicted to video games, porn, estrogenic soy products, or social networking. This tells me that the technology which allows women to have more dating options is a far greater contributor to the need for higher levels of game than the availability of game knowledge alone.

Whatever the reason for the game arms race, the reality is that you have to become like a doctor who must keep up with the latest medical advances to try improved treatments on your “patients.” Thankfully, once you have a basic foundation of game, it’s quite simple to maintain it at an optimal level, and by then it’s likely that you’ll have discovered a niche or two that reduces the amount of work you have to do.

An additional factor that makes game necessary is that the ratio of men compared to women in the population is far higher compared with the past, when frequent wars killed men almost exclusively. Although I do not wish for a huge war to make my sex life easier, the period of peace and stability we’re living in is one of the factors that led to the creation of game in the first place. If there were two women for every one able-bodied man, a book like this wouldn’t even be necessary. Instead, women would need books on how to compete for the few available men.

Game ends up becoming a scavenger strategy in any environment where there is a decreasing supply of quality females who have unlimited choice on who to date. It works in any society with loose sexual norms and declining birth rates, factors that signify the breakdown of the family unit and the promotion of “free love,” where people have sex just for fun. There is a reason that my books don’t sell well in countries with high birth rates, such as those in Africa, or where the traditional family is strong, such as those in the Middle East.

The more fractured a society is, the greater the opportunity for game tactics to be useful for men who desire sexual relationships, as long as they continually upgrade their game or find niches that enable them to achieve consistent results among a fickle and bored female population.

The above excerpt was taken from my new book Game. It has been released on paperback, e-book, audiobook, and Kindle. Click here to learn more.

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