But Smith argues that everyone’s equal in pursuing a date, but geeks in general could use some tips. Women aren’t princesses who need saving, and no one wants to be treated as such.
And by the same token, there’s nothing aimed at LGBTQ singletons. If you want some embarrassing pick up lines that’ll make you cringe, there’s a Howard Wallowitz “Pickup Scientist” Meme you and your readers can flip though. What is the most ultimate tip geeks can take away from this book? The book definitely encourages that, again and again. Til then, fussing over new book ideas and blogging away.
Have you ever listened to someone profess their love in a language most people forget exist? There is a wonderful moment whenever you interact with another person where they trust you enough to talk about something they are passionate about.
) He discusses tips on online dating, such as the best kinds of pictures to use, how to write the best ‘about me’ and how “complimentary adjectives like ‘cool’ and ‘awesome’ get nearly twice the response rate of physically focused words like ‘sexy and ‘beautiful.’” But have no fear, he also explains meeting someone IRL (“be friendly, not creepy”), you know, like at the comic book store, the book shop, or the weekend convention. I definitely had this sprawling bit about Nora Ephron movies that got the axe…
well, pretty much the entire time we’ve known each other, and seeing my Facebook updates about my dating life. Like every guy, I’ve made my share of mistakes in love and dating. (Laughs) one of my good friends made a remark along those lines.
Fun fact, the woman I was talking about on Facebook at the time is now my fiancée. But I like to think that all my experiences helped in writing this book. “When you market a dating book, you really go all out!
I also think it made me a better boyfriend and now-future-husband. ” How has she responded to any of your geeky moves?
While doing research for the book, I read a lot of dating articles and books, and found myself paying close attention to stuff I thought I could be doing better. (In the book, you specify them as interested in games, web, movies, academia, etc) Why? I went to school for writing and literature, and surround myself with books every single day. I remember when I was still fussing around on Ok Cupid, and my friends looked over my profile. (Well, clearly pretty well.) I’d say she responded well. I know you have a page saying that anything can be applied to girls, but why did you not focus on specific tips for girls or any kind of LGBTQ relationships? I mean, I have a large group of girl friends and gay friends that I could have pooled for advice, tips, etc…