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Attractive Women Make Men Temporarily Stupid 652

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from the irreproducible-results dept.
Ponca City, We love you writes "The Telegraph reports that men who spend even a few minutes in the company of an attractive woman perform less well in tests designed to measure brain function than those who chat to someone they do not find attractive. This leads to speculation that men use up so much of their brain function or 'cognitive resources' trying to impress beautiful women, they have little left for other tasks. Psychologists at Radboud University in The Netherlands carried out the study after one of them was so struck on impressing an attractive woman he had never met before, that he could not remember his address when she asked him where he lived. Researchers recruited 40 male heterosexual students and had each one perform a standard memory test. The volunteers then spent seven minutes chatting to male or female members of the research team before repeating the test. The results showed that men were slower and less accurate after trying to impress the women. The more they fancied them, the worse their score."
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Attractive Women Make Men Temporarily Stupid

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  • by Anonymous Coward on Thursday September 03, 2009 @08:07PM (#29306265)

    The blood rushes from one head to the other head.

    • by Kagura (843695) on Thursday September 03, 2009 @08:24PM (#29306403)
      Your helmet is so big...
    • by WaywardGeek (1480513) on Thursday September 03, 2009 @08:52PM (#29306629) Journal

      Well, yes, the blood moves. It's also often about a massive chemical reaction in your brain. I have a semi-rare condition where pheromones are very obvious to me. Some girls actually can make my head hurt, though I haven't had such reactions since I turned about 40.

      Being able to sense the drug incoming, I was able to examine my reaction over the years. My heart raced, my chest tightened, and I longed for whichever girl I saw next. Often, I'd get hit with it from behind, before I saw any girl. I would be incapable of thinking of anything else but the girl who brought this to me. It takes a while for that to wash out of your system. A few hours later, I'd often think, "What the hell was I so enraptured about? She's nothing special."

      • by PC and Sony Fanboy (1248258) on Thursday September 03, 2009 @09:14PM (#29306793) Journal

        I have a semi-rare condition where pheromones are very obvious to me.

        I have a semi-rare medical condition that makes my head hurt when I smell bullsh*t.

      • by Anonymous Coward on Friday September 04, 2009 @12:51AM (#29307901)

        Being able to sense the drug incoming, I was able to examine my reaction over the years.

        THOMAS (The Human Oxytocin-Mediated Attachment System) How to run a con [psychologytoday.com]

        Schneir on Oxytocin [schneier.com]

        Oxytocin [psychologytoday.com].

        Now, you know that whole "chemistry" thing, where some people strike you as attractive and some just... don't? That's in part determined by the differences between your immune systems.

        That works because if the genes that code for your major histocompatibility complex (MHC) are similar to the other person's, you'll tend to find them less attractive than otherwise, and vice-versa. Why mate with someone who's immune to the same stuff you are? Your offspring won't have any survival advantage. Instead, evolution has selected for creatures that mate with partners whose immune systems are incompatible. Either because both parents tend to be unlikely to be sick at the same time, ensuring the presence of at least one caregiver. Or because some the offspring of such pairings get a mix of genes that features the the best bits of both parents. (Offspring that get the worst of both parents tend not to survive, but that's a problem for individuals, not the species.)

        Love is just a chemical reaction in your brain, anyway. It's not magical, or sacred, or even very special. It's your brain recognizing the opportunity to mate with someone who matches your particular template for an ideal partner (usually based on early experiences, parents, and other external factors), and shooting you up with natural drugs to make you feel like it's way more than it really is.

        • Re: (Score:3, Interesting)

          by carolfromoz (1552209)
          Also interestingly - a woman on the pill has less chance of making the correct chemical compatability choice. The pill mimics pregnancy and during pregnancy a woman is more attracted to genetically similar people (ie family members who will look after her). I've read the fact that so many couples meet while she's on the pill cited as a possible factor in the rise of infertility.
        • by h4rm0ny (722443) on Friday September 04, 2009 @10:25AM (#29310861) Journal

          Love is just a chemical reaction in your brain, anyway. It's not magical, or sacred, or even very special.

          Are you joking? You don't find that process incredible? What's a good piece of music? Just waves transmitted through the air? What's the DNA? Just arrangements of atoms? The Princess Bride? Just a sequence of words? Or perhaps I should ask you whether a wood is just a bunch of trees. You seriously need to re-consider what the word "just" means.

          I'd ask you what your criteria for judging something's value is as "natural drugs to make you feel like it's way more than it is" implies how you feel about something is not a valid method of assessing how important something is to you. Except that the natural alternative criteria is intellectual analysis and I don't think you've intellectually considered the perpetuation of the species via the incredibly complex yet elegant combination and multiplication of the DNA of separate organisms into new growing and developing organisms if you dismiss it as 'nothing very special'.

          And incidentally, you're not talking about "love". Your example actually defines "lust".

          You should think more about what you're describing. The whole process ROCKS!

          Regards,
          H.

      • by Yoozer (1055188) on Friday September 04, 2009 @02:22AM (#29308207) Homepage

        Some girls actually can make my head hurt

        They're called spouses.

    • by pete-classic (75983) <hutnick@gmail.com> on Thursday September 03, 2009 @09:04PM (#29306701) Homepage Journal

      As Robin Williams put it, "See, the problem is that God gives men a brain and a penis, and only enough blood to run one at a time."

      -Peter

    • by Narpak (961733) on Thursday September 03, 2009 @09:14PM (#29306787)
      This study seems like a barely concealed reason to bring attractive women into the lab. In fact I would wager that this is the first time the line "Want to come to my lab for some 'test'?" has actually worked.
    • by uberjack (1311219) on Thursday September 03, 2009 @10:59PM (#29307397)
      I think Peggy Bundy said it best: "...nature played a cruel joke on the men. It gave them a source of pleasure, but in order for it to work, blood has to leave the brain. And it leaves them confused, and disoriented, and eager to enter into negotiations."
  • I could have told you that.

    It's embarrassing is what it is, to be turned into a drooling moron and then realise later just how stupid you sounded.

    • by interactive_civilian (205158) <mamoru@gmaiTIGERl.com minus cat> on Thursday September 03, 2009 @08:32PM (#29306455) Homepage Journal

      I could have told you that.

      It's embarrassing is what it is, to be turned into a drooling moron and then realise later just how stupid you sounded.

      Anecdote is not, nor ever will be, the singular of "data". Sure, everyone may know this. Sure, the outcome may seem obvious to everyone. However, it is not empirical fact until it is studied and established as such. How many common sense "truths" have turned out to be not so true when properly analyzed over the history of human scientific endeavor? In the case of this study, anecdote and assumption about human behavior has now become data, and can be used as such in psychology and sociology to continue to study and describe how and why we are the way we are.

      Now that we have established the phenomenon (doot dooo do-do-doot) as data, perhaps we can look into the actual physiological mechanisms which control it.

      I would think that above all else, the type of people who read a "news for nerds" site would appreciate research for research sake. :-/

      • Re: (Score:3, Insightful)

        by rhyder128k (1051042)
        The whole study doesn't seem very scientific to me. It seems just as likely to me that, for example, a potential social sexual situation causes a rise in anxiety, which causes the males to do less well in a test. Perhaps the presence of an animal which the subject finds intimidating, or a rusty container supposedly dangerous chemicals would produce a similar result?
    • by commodore64_love (1445365) on Thursday September 03, 2009 @08:46PM (#29306561) Journal

      I used to get tongue-tied thinking I was unworthy of this gorgeous woman & becoming nervous & basically being an idiot. But now with advancing age I realize Beauty is only transitory. Today's "hottie" will probably be a "fatty" by the time she's 30 or 40 (see Pierce Brosnan's wife as an excellent example).*

      In other words, they all get ugly eventually, just like me. So that gives me confidence.

      *
      * http://www.beforeandaftermarriage.com/celebrity/fat-keely-shaye-smith [beforeanda...rriage.com]

      • by MrCrassic (994046) <deprecated@e m a . il> on Friday September 04, 2009 @12:22AM (#29307771) Journal

        This viewpoint is shortsighted to the max. Yes, many women who "had it" in their younger years fail to uphold their appearance and lose that edge. So do men; in fact, they usually lose it faster. (Yeah...ever notice those 20-something guys that bulk up for the chicks? Those guys are usually fat and balding in their 30s.)

        On the other hand, I've seen some people in their 30s or approaching 40s that look frozen at 25. Most of those folks are very attractive, but the dfference between them and their peers is that they knew that their bodies were something that needs maintenance to keep looking and working good.

        And maintenance doesn't mean a small pizza pie at 8pm, followed by beer and TV. (That seems to be commonplace in my "college" town...which is really an extension of NYC.)

        • Re: (Score:3, Informative)

          by peragrin (659227)

          yes and no. it isn't just the maintenance, but it is also a random selection of genes too. Some people age gracefully, as they don't push them selves to hard. Those who party hard every night while in their 20's age faster than those who party occasionally, don't over work themselves, and relax.

          It is stress. too much of anything is bad, even parties. So relax, take a weekend and don't party. By the time your thirty your body will be in better shape than those who either work themselves to death, or part

    • by sayfawa (1099071)
      Any male, twenty or over and somewhat attractive, who has ever had to spend time around high school girls can tell you that they get just as stupid around guys they think are hot. We just don't notice when it's women our age 'cause we're too busy trying to think of how we can get in their pants, the same as they are.
      • Re: (Score:3, Insightful)

        by catmistake (814204)

        Any male, twenty or over and somewhat attractive, who has ever had to spend time around high school girls can tell you that they get just as stupid around guys they think are hot.

        uh... thing is, with girls, it's often an act. Women are much better at deception than men, and they're smart enough to know that stupidity is a turn on for guys... so their feigned stupidity fuels our stupidity, which lets them know it's working, and they can be even bolder in their feigned stupidity... it's a vicious feedback loop when it works right.

        We'd be wise to consider the words of the great philosopher Steven Wright, who said, "I never really believe what women tell me."

    • Re: (Score:3, Funny)

      by CarpetShark (865376)

      I could have told you that.

      Indeed. Women put unreasonable demands on men. News at 11.

  • by Anonymous Coward on Thursday September 03, 2009 @08:11PM (#29306297)

    I BSOD all time, where BSOD is Blank Stare Of Desire.

    And yes, I need a reboot to come back

  • by Takehiko (20798) on Thursday September 03, 2009 @08:13PM (#29306313)

    This story is worthless without pics!!!

  • by therufus (677843) on Thursday September 03, 2009 @08:15PM (#29306337)

    What is this "attractive woman" device you speak of?

  • Temporarily? (Score:3, Insightful)

    by genner (694963) on Thursday September 03, 2009 @08:19PM (#29306365)
    It's not true love if you recover from it.
    • Re: (Score:3, Insightful)

      by gr8dude (832945)

      Hmmm, you bring up an interesting point and it would be great if you could elaborate on it.

      I disagree with you, you can see my point of view here: Simple relationship mathematics [railean.net].

      What are the alternatives then? Enter an eternal state of depression and never recover? Turn into an outcast and never interact with women again? What if your spouse dies - will you be alone for the rest of your life to prove that it was true love?

      I don't think that the "degree of recoverability" is a good metric for the "quality o

  • Why after? (Score:4, Interesting)

    by TeethWhitener (1625259) on Thursday September 03, 2009 @08:21PM (#29306373)
    Why not give the memory test during the chatting session to see what happens to cognitive function then? I'd be interested to see if men make the same number of mistakes if the test somehow ties into the whole 'impressing women' deal. Then again, I'd be interested to see how the women do in the same situation. I know a lot of women who dumb themselves down in the presence of a man they're interested in because they believe that men are intimidated by smart women.
  • Trying to impress? (Score:5, Insightful)

    by interactive_civilian (205158) <mamoru@gmaiTIGERl.com minus cat> on Thursday September 03, 2009 @08:24PM (#29306389) Homepage Journal

    From TFSummary:

    This leads to speculation that men use up so much of their brain function or 'cognitive resources' trying to impress beautiful women, they have little left for other tasks.

    How about the even more simple explanation of just being distracted by the beautiful woman and imagining her naked with her legs wrapped around you is taking up all of your resources? "Trying to impress" doesn't need to come into it at all (and likely doesn't because usually having your mind so completely occupied that you become a dumbass doesn't really impress people), and seems like a stretch of a conclusion to come up with. Far more likely that thought of sex have simply completely taken over the brain and body, as they so often do..

    Like the old joke says, men have a brain and a penis, and only enough blood to operate one at a time. ;)

    • by hondo77 (324058) on Thursday September 03, 2009 @08:35PM (#29306477) Homepage
      Don't forget having to say to yourself over and over: "Dontlookathertits. Dontlookathertits. Dontlookathertits. Dontlookathertits..." You spend so much time trying to not get slapped that you miss out on half the conversation.
    • Re: (Score:3, Informative)

      by tompaulco (629533)
      How about the even more simple explanation of just being distracted by the beautiful woman and imagining her naked with her legs wrapped around you is taking up all of your resources?
      Well, I guess that would be the problem then. Perhaps if the men actually concentrated on having a conversation with the lady instead of trying to imagine them naked, then they would actual increase their chances of seeing her naked. I mean, come on, there is plenty of opportunity for imagining her naked later when she's not
  • by myowntrueself (607117) on Thursday September 03, 2009 @08:25PM (#29306405)

    Theres a song, by the Skatellites.

    Obviously this now has a scientific basis:

    If you wanna be happy
    For the rest of your life,
    Never make a pretty woman your wife,
    So from my personal point of view,
    Get an ugly girl to marry you.

    A pretty woman makes her husband look small
    And very often causes his downfall.
    As soon as he marries her
    Then she starts to do
    The things that will break his heart.
    But if you make an ugly woman your wife,
    You'll be happy for the rest of your life,
    An ugly woman cooks her meals on time,
    She'll always give you peace of mind.

    If you wanna be happy
    For the rest of your life,
    Never make a pretty woman your wife,
    So from my personal point of view,
    Get an ugly girl to marry you.

    Don't let your friends say
    You have no taste,
    Go ahead and marry anyway,
    Though her face is ugly,
    Her eyes don't match,
    Take it from me she's a better catch.

    If you wanna be happy
    For the rest of your life,
    Never make a pretty woman your wife,
    So from my personal point of view,
    Get an ugly girl to marry you.

    Say man.
    Hey baby.
    Saw your wife the other day.
    Yeah?
    Yeah, she's ugly.
    Yeah, she's ugly but she sure can cook.
    Yeah?. Okay.

    If you wanna be happy
    For the rest of your life,
    Never make a pretty woman your wife,
    So from my personal point of view,
    Get an ugly girl to marry you.

  • by girlintraining (1395911) on Thursday September 03, 2009 @08:26PM (#29306413)

    Researchers recruited 40 male heterosexual students and had each one perform a standard memory test.

    I have to wonder why the researchers didn't expand this theory to include homosexuals, bisexuals, or asexuals -- before publishing results claiming every man out there can be rendered temporarily stupid by an attractive woman. I smell a rat -- had they done this and the results turned out differently, they'd have to explain why this effect only happens to heterosexual men, or they'd have evidence of a neurological basis for attraction that isn't tied to gender. Neither conclusion would make them popular with the people funding the study. I don't know what this is, but it isn't science -- at least not the kind I grew up with.

    • by calmofthestorm (1344385) on Thursday September 03, 2009 @08:43PM (#29306547)

      It's perfectly valid if they don't claim it generalizes past the confines of the experiment. Of course the /. headline is then inaccurate, but it's not like that doesn't happen anyway. The problem is that there are thousands of variables that can affect an experiment, and you can't test them all in one go. What about testosterone level? Time since last having sex? Relationship status? Heterosexuals account for roughly 90% of the population, which makes them a reasonable group of test subjects for an experiment.

      That said, I'd be extremely interested to see a similar study that takes sexual preference into account. Even more interesting would be to study transsexuals whose mind and body disagree on sex; as you might find that straight FTMs exhibit the same behavior as the heterosexual males, despite having female bodies themselves.

      Playing devils advocate (here agreeing with you I guess), don't forget that not everyone can be cleanly lumped into those four bins of preference, you insensitive clod!;)

      • by dogmatixpsych (786818) on Friday September 04, 2009 @12:41AM (#29307863) Homepage Journal
        Actually heterosexuals account for 98% of the population (the other 2% are homosexual {about 1%} and bisexual {about 1%}). Even the most liberal (I'm using that word statistically) estimates place homosexuals + bisexuals at no more than 5% of the population. The old 10% number came from the Kinsey reports and has not been verified since that time. Anyway, just a little FYI.
      • by Trillian_1138 (221423) <slashdot AT fridaythang DOT com> on Friday September 04, 2009 @12:45AM (#29307883)

        That said, I'd be extremely interested to see a similar study that takes sexual preference into account. Even more interesting would be to study transsexuals whose mind and body disagree on sex; as you might find that straight FTMs exhibit the same behavior as the heterosexual males, despite having female bodies themselves.

        First, kudos for your good job on the terminology. Meanwhile, I know, I know, anecdote != data, but thought two things might be relevant.

        First, the This American Life episode Testosterone [thisamericanlife.org]. Act Two is about an FTM man, who talks about his experiences on testosterone and how it's changed his views on behavior. Specifically, he describes how difficult he's found it to not ogle women even though he knows how inappropriate and potentially hurtful it can be. Obviously, it's only one trans man, so it's not exactly a scientific study. Likewise, I've heard from some trans men I know that their experiences don't match the This American Life story and they're not thrilled with it being mentioned as a representative experience. (As, I guess, I'm doing right now. Whoops.)

        Second, as a trans woman who is attracted to women, I've had an interesting experience with perceiving other women since I've gone on hormones. (Right now there are a number of /.ers wondering whether they're supposed to be fantasizing about some hot lesbian action or disgusted because one of the women still has a penis...)

        I've heard estrogen described as something which lowers filters, and I think that's a pretty accurate way of putting it. My emotions have been cranked up a notch since going on estrogen. Now, the expected/obvious part of that has been that I cry easier, but the opposite is true as well - I laugh easier. Relate that to sex and sexuality, and I've definitely felt like I've had just as much trouble keeping eye contact now as when I was flooded with testosterone when I was in my early teens.

        I'd be curious as well to see a more broad study comparing responses of different populations: every combination of transsexual and cissexual (that is, not transsexual), straight, bi, and gay. Does a hormonally-female transsexual such as my self have different responses than a cissexual lesbian? Or a straight woman? Or a transsexual man? How do gender identity and sexuality (no to mention hormones) change the effects of focusing on a desirable sex partner?

        -Trillian

  • by Stoutlimb (143245) on Thursday September 03, 2009 @08:28PM (#29306427)

    Now there is a concrete argument for gender segregation of boys and girls in school.... I wonder how women react around rich men?

  • by Ollabelle (980205) on Thursday September 03, 2009 @08:48PM (#29306575)
    are therefore permanently stupid. Just ask the wife.
  • by Master of Transhuman (597628) on Thursday September 03, 2009 @08:52PM (#29306625) Homepage

    100 Awesome Pics of 100 Awesome Women - 100 HQ http://forums.superiorpics.com/ubbthreads/ubbthreads.php/topics/2163570#Post2163570 [superiorpics.com]

    • Re: (Score:3, Funny)

      by swilly (24960)

      That's weird. I thought I had something clever to say, but now I can't remember what it was.

  • by PPH (736903) on Thursday September 03, 2009 @09:07PM (#29306729)

    Psychologists at Radboud University in The Netherlands carried out the study after one of them was so struck on impressing an attractive woman he had never met before, that he could not remember his address when she asked him where he lived.

    Its not that he forgot. He was trying to figure out a way to say, "In my mom's basement" and still seem cool.

  • by HangingChad (677530) on Thursday September 03, 2009 @09:08PM (#29306735) Homepage

    Crimeny, women have made me stupid for decades. When does it get better?

  • Paradox (Score:3, Funny)

    by WED Fan (911325) <akahige@@@trashmail...net> on Thursday September 03, 2009 @09:14PM (#29306785) Homepage Journal
    If an attractive woman approaches a /.er does he become stupid? (O.k. exclude the obvious Apple fanboys, because I'm not sure if an attractive guy just make those guys stupid or if they just stay gay.) Now, does he have the ability to access /. afterwards? If he has sex with her, does he lose his account? If he has a 4 digit ID, does that mean he is immune, or just repulsive to attractive women?
  • by RobVB (1566105) on Thursday September 03, 2009 @09:26PM (#29306855)

    This explains why the average Slashdotter is so smart. They found the best solution to this problem: stay away from women, however beautiful they may be, altogether!

    The next time someone gives you crap for living in voluntary solitary confinement in your mom's basement, at least you'll know you're making the smart choice.

  • Dual core (Score:5, Funny)

    by TejWC (758299) on Thursday September 03, 2009 @09:28PM (#29306867)

    One time, a group of us guys were at the grocery store buying some beer. I was having a conversation with one of my friends at the checkout counter as I saw a really, really, hot girl. My eyes were attached to her and couldn't let go. I was able to keep up with the conversation despite not looking at my friend.

    He then asked "Are you really paying attention or are you just looking at that hot chick?"
    I replied, "No, I'm paying attention. I'm like a dual-core processor. One is for our conversation and the other is right now on the girl"
    Then my other friend said, "I am dual-core as well. But both cores are hung on that girl. "

  • by w0mprat (1317953) on Thursday September 03, 2009 @09:46PM (#29306987)
    Could women possibly misinterperate general lower mental function as being a response to their attractivness rather than the fact the guy is a stupid jerk, thus overestimating the intellegence of a potential mate, explaining finally why all the dumb a-holes out there get the hot girls before we do?
  • stupid*er* (Score:5, Insightful)

    by mizerai (54613) on Thursday September 03, 2009 @09:57PM (#29307047) Homepage

    Maybe beautiful women just make the stupid psychological tests seem less important by comparison.

  • by 93 Escort Wagon (326346) on Thursday September 03, 2009 @10:00PM (#29307069)

    Hey guys,

    You might want to study whether the sun is bright or if the sky is blue.

    FWIW I'm not sure that it's always "if you're trying to impress them" or even due to sexual urges - I know there have been times when I've been introduced to some exceptionally attractive woman, and it's like my mind has just shut off (and no, I don't mean that something else has switched on!). It's as if she has this thought dampening field and I'm stuck in it, just based on proximity and the fact that she's paying some level of attention to me.

    But of course that's never happened since I've been married, because I don't even notice other women... right honey?

  • by mindbrane (1548037) on Thursday September 03, 2009 @10:04PM (#29307103) Journal
    Both genders are equally susceptible to the effects of hormones overriding their more rational thought processes. Our limbic system, (limbic I've recently been told is now a deprecated term to describe to describe our motivational systems) flush our more rational processes. What has become more apparent is that our wet core is necessary to our rational decision making no matter how we might like it to be otherwise. Women are just as hormonally driven as men and the study, perhaps unintentionally, perpetuates gender stereotyping and myth making that suggests the horned, male ego is pushing the agenda. It's a mark of cultivation and high intelligence that our libido can't cloud our objectivity. The female psyche may not be the eternal mystery to men that our mythology suggests although there are deep distinctive traits. I've been married and, if you count co-habitations as periods of 6 months or longer, then I've lived with 7 women. Although women, as a (stereo) type, might not count 6 months as a long term cohabitation and might just see it as typical of the male willingness to say anything and do anything just to get laid 2 or 3 times a day. In my experience, if emotions engendered by attractive, potential sex partners can inhibit our higher reasoning faculty, then emotions and drugs are devastating. Personally I've found the drunker I get the more attractive women find me. This effect is more pronounced if I'm alone on a bar stool and two or more attractive women are near by. Inevitably, as I nurse one drink after another, and glance their way, sooner or later, one or more return my interested looks and an uncontrolled giggle will escape. That's when I know they're attracted to me. Of course that kind of attention from beautiful women is unsettling and I usually down a few more quick drinks just to put things in perspective. It's then they can't seem to stop staring at me, and, just about then, the giggling stops and things get serious. I'm pretty sure their upset looks reflect a conflict among them as to which one will leave with me. Although I've never been able to verify my guess because about then one or all of them will ask the bartender to see me out. I take this as a consensus on their part that if one of them can't have me then, in the name of friendship, they'll jointly and severally forego my company. I usually leave peacefully not wanting to destroy any close friendships.
  • by siriuskase (679431) on Thursday September 03, 2009 @10:14PM (#29307151) Homepage Journal
    I go to lots of conferences where supposedly there are lots of brilliant men. But, when I meet them, they are just as stupid as the rest of the guys.
  • Stay smart (Score:4, Interesting)

    by LS (57954) on Friday September 04, 2009 @01:47AM (#29308095) Homepage

    Guys who are able to maintain their cool and not lose themselves when around hot girls are the ones that can actually land them. If you can figure out how to do this you put yourself on top and demonstrate to women that you are something special, selecting yourself out from the crowd. I highly recommend it.

  • Stupifyin Jones (Score:3, Interesting)

    by Baldrson (78598) * on Friday September 04, 2009 @02:08AM (#29308161) Homepage Journal
    Dup story from the '50s.

    See Stupifyin' Jones [youtube.com].

  • by Locke2005 (849178) on Friday September 04, 2009 @02:07PM (#29314173)
    Anybody that has ever been to a strip club could tell you that attractive women make men (and some women too) stupid! In fact, I believe their entire business model is predicated on that phenomenon! Serving them alcohol doesn't make 'em any smarter either.

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