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Style trumps substance.

It's widely believed that then Vice President Richard Nixon lost the first-ever televised debate against John F. Kennedy because he looked like crap. JFK was on ten, the glittering god that inspired A$AP Rocky, while Nixon rocked a five o'clock shadow and refused to wear make-up. As a result, he looked sickly, and the public almost unanimously saw him as the loser.

The lesson here? Your words can only do so much. Winning her over is 90 percent looking slick as hell, and 10 percent sweeping, unquantifiable claims that'll confuse the hell out of her to the point where she finds you appealing because she's got no idea what you've said. Trust us: 60 percent percent of the time, it works every time.

 

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