The is to actually look at your target, and notice what you see. But if you make a habit of looking, and then you put together what you see with what you know or discover about people, you’ll become an expert in cold reading over time. If they agree, you say, “Yes, and …” and offer a second observation.
It’s amazing how much information most people give off without realizing it – but most of the time we don’t even look. Another great trick comes from Kenton Knepper’s “Completely Cold”. If they hedge and say maybe, turn that maybe into a yes by saying, “Yes, but …” and then making a connection.
By the time of this interview, she had already given up and moved on, finally discovering her future husband while visiting old friends at her alma mater. Ryan (RD): What year did you sign up with an online dating website and how long did you keep your account? I don’t know, maybe some girls might think of that as a compliment but personally, I would have preferred a simple message like, “Hey, would you like to talk?
Anonymous Woman (AW): I can’t remember the exact year I signed up… I saw that some of your interests were the same as mine,” or something along those lines.
But if you ask about cold-reading on a lot of the PUA bulletin boards, you’ll lots of bad advice – about making very generic guesses based on someone’s age, race, etc.
Read on for three basic cold-reading fundamentals that actually work. Notice hairstyle (did she put a lot of time into it? I can’t generalize about what all this means – there are too many possibilities.
Words like “see,” “notice,” and “know” make it easier for your target to agree with you.
This technique is extremely powerful and Knepper’s book has some great practical examples.
To explore this topic, I pulled aside two individuals who I knew were hunting for a long-term relationship using online dating websites, and asked them about their experiences with the services.Lastly, there’s a set of cold reads that are almost cheating.They involve praising the woman, then pointing out how the opposite of that compliment is hidden inside her.For example, “You look confident, but I can tell you sometimes have a lot of self doubt.” “You’re very outgoing, but I’ll bet you get really shy sometimes,” or something like that.These work because the “hidden” quality is something that applies to everyone.You’re no doubt familiar, at least in passing, with the gypsies of Medieval times; with tarot cards, palmistry, clairvoyance; and all the other “psychic” phenomena.Today we’re diving back into the wonderful art of cold reading to better enable you to have yourself a sweet (and magical) time with that sexy girl you’ve got in your sights.These tips will help boost your cold reading skills regardless of the cold reading routine you’re using – like the Cube, Strawberry Fields, astrology, Tarot or rune stones. Here are a few common sound bites to think about saying during your cold read: To set up this cold read simply grab a napkin, a pen, and someone to read.Ask the person to draw a heart on a piece of paper. Cold reading is a series of techniques that help you to discover details about a person’s life.The techniques are most commonly used by psychics, fortune tellers, illusionists and mentalists.