Parties and social gatherings tend to follow a waveform pattern. It was simultaneously the hottest and most intimidating thing she could’ve done and it PUA protocol at this point would be to shoot back with something snarky in order to take back control of the conversation.
The earlier you are, the more stand-offish and low energy people tend to be; they’re usually less likely to be receptive to more than basic conversation. I, on the other hand, was so surprised that blurted out “OK, fine.
Other bars were for later in the evening, when the higher energy and later hours meant that they would likely be more interested in hooking up that The general assumption was that you might want to circle back around to someone you met earlier, but the majority of your focus should be on the women you meet later on.
Of course, all that went out the window when I ran into one of the hottest women I’d ever met at our warm-up spot.
It can be hard to shift into that social mode and leave you feeling anxious and out of place.