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138 Post author: lukeprog 20 January 2011 08:44PM

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Comment author: Anatoly_Vorobey 24 January 2011 09:50:10AM *  6 points [-]

Well, when it was written, there was no dating scene in the modern sense, and most PUA recipes made no sense. The sociosexual dynamics were all different.

Naturally, Carnegie's book wouldn't work as a guide to pickup, but note that I suggested it to Vladimir_M not as a contender to PUA in terms of pickup effectiveness, but as a contender to PUA in terms of "self-help" effectiveness, generally speaking.