A poor day game session

Posted: June 14, 2011 in Uncategorized
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Looking back at my approach spreadsheet (yes I’m a geek and I keep on of these) I realized that due to other things getting in the way I haven’t been day game approaching regularly for almost 3 weeks now. I gave myself a kick up the ass and headed straight for London’s day game Mecca, Oxford Street, after work.

I did the usual thing of smoking and listening to music for 15 minutes to get in the mood, then I went to work approaching. Only I didn’t. Usually these days once I go into ‘sarge mode’ I can go direct on the first girl I see who I like. It’s just opening loads more sets after that which is a problem.

Eventually after 40 mins I open a girl. I’ve been standing around getting progressively more nervous for the past 40 minutes and so the confidence just isn’t there. She looked like she was going to hook, but didn’t quite. On a good day I would have hooked her.

I’m a little disappointed, but I’m not beating myself up about it. Progress at anything that requires skill isn’t an upward curve, but rather a series of dips, followed by upward spurts then long plateaus. I had a dip a while back, and a spurt of upward progress soon followed. I think the same will happen now, so my day game should b on the up over the next week or so.

After my first set laziness took over and I went home. Fear and laziness are my sworn enemies.

On my way home I saw an advert at the tube station. Like many adverts this one centered on a picture of a beautiful women. I remember not so long ago looking at adverts like this and lamenting the fact I’d never get to fuck girls like that. Then I started in pickup, and I’d see these adverts and wonder if I’d ever be good enough to fuck girls like that.

Today was different. I looked at the picture of the hottie and knew I was good enough. I feel like all the pieces are there, now I just need to connect the dots. I’m a bit inconsistent and rough around the edges, but it won’t be long now. Something inside me has changed.

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Stats since 1st June:
8 approaches
1 number closes
1 kiss closes
0 f closes

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Comments
  1. socialkenny says:

    Keep it up bro’;we’ve all been there(slacking off).
    I used to keep my notes also while sarging(lol),so you’re not the only geek.

  2. socialkenny says:

    It’s hard to believe that it’s only the quality of intractions improving and not everything else.

    • betatopua says:

      Well my day game hasn’t really improved much (maybe got a bit worse), and the majority of my sets are day game. My bar game interactions feel much better, and I’m a lot more confident at building attraction, but I don’t open as much as I should in bars. If I did the number of closes would go way up.

      I’ve only opened 7 sets in bar game this month, number closed 2 of them k closed 1 (still chasing the fclose on that). I really need to get my ass into gear and open 4 times as many sets in bars, then I’ll be closing more regularly.

  3. bob says:

    ” I looked at the picture of the hottie and knew I was good enough.”

    0 f closes

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