March Mapping Report

30 Mar

Beloved reader-peeps,

My apologies for being tardy. Among the usual juggling of coordinating the production of a publishing house, fighting the man drought by rounding up single men, co-running a writing group, obliging my OCDesque habits and maintaining some resemblance of a social life, I’ve had a few other chores thrown into the mix. So there’ll just be one post this week and I figured the timing’s perfect for a March Mapping Report.

This post comes with a language warning…enjoy!

March Mapping Highlight: hitting 600 surveys at the Lord Dudley in Woollahra. Thank you to all the helpful guys there! 

March WWWtK results

Our WWWtK question was:

If a woman’s interested in you, what’s something/one thing she can do to increase her chances of you asking her out?

A lot of guys said the same things, so I’ve put them in order of most common response to least common response and clumped together similar responses:

  • Make eye contact (or as one guy put it, engage in some eye-fucking) or do something physical that makes it clear you’re interested – maybe it need to get back into palm-flashing!!
  • Make the first move.
  • Smile.
  • Be relaxed. Act normal.
  • Be approachable and make sure you communicate that you’re approachable. Don’t be stuck-up or as one guy put it, ‘be on the level’. One guy said, ‘Ditch the princess act.’
  • Start the conversation.
  • Know how to have a decent/interesting conversation. Be intelligent.
  • Don’t be too full on, keep it light and casual.
  • Be lady-like.
  • Don’t be shy.
  • Be interested in the actual guy you’re checking out, don’t just focus on what he can offer you as far as security, money etc.
  • Stand next to the guy. You won’t need to say anything to him. Just by standing near him you’ll get his attention.
  • Offer the guy a drink.
  • Whisper something filthy in his ear.

A very cute Irish guy at Bronte contributed that last point.

From Mars to Venus

Earlier in the month I posted a poll to find out why some women don’t feel comfortable approaching men. This poll is open for another two week, so if you haven’t voted, please vote!

There’s some interesting information surfacing. So far the most common reason is: I figure if men like the look of me, they’ll come to me. So far no one has said they’d rather meet men online…interesting considering how popular dating sites are…I’ll do a full report when this poll has closed.

Over to April

It’s time to decide on our next WWWtK question. Here are the contenders:

 

A sweet note to end on

I had a drink with a publishing wing-girl at The Grasshopper during the week. It’s a great spot for a catch up if you’re in a small group. There’s a very cute barman working there who gave me a friendly wink and set my heart aflutter (yes, I’m sure he does it to everyone but I don’t care!).  It gets rather packed on Fridays, which is an advantage. You’ll be forced to rub shoulders with  guys whether you want to or not.

Have great weeks and even greater weekends!

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9 Responses to “March Mapping Report”

  1. Steven March 30, 2011 at 9:10 pm #

    I like whoever said, ‘don’t just focus on what he can offer you as far as security, money etc.’
    Look past the fact that I’m unemployed and live with my parents will you please girls, let’s focus on the important things here 🙂

    • Lucie Stevens March 31, 2011 at 6:32 pm #

      Don’t worry Steven, a day will come where you have a job and your own place! In the meantime, I’ms ure your sense of humour will get you through.

  2. Wink'd March 30, 2011 at 9:44 pm #

    VERY interesting. It’s so insightful to know how the sexes work, and the madness/method behind the mystery 😉

    Wink’d
    http://www.winkd.me

    • Lucie Stevens March 31, 2011 at 6:35 pm #

      Hi Wink’d, Just checked out your website – good fun!

  3. The Single Girl March 31, 2011 at 3:17 am #

    Eye contact is crazy vital, it’s no wonder girls who wear glasses don’t stand a chance! Haha, loved it, can’t wait for the WWWtK question/answer.

    • Lucie Stevens March 31, 2011 at 6:35 pm #

      Yes I’m blaming my glasses for my singledom this week!

    • Suzanne April 19, 2011 at 9:28 pm #

      Girls with glasses do better when they score though. Men often don’t realise how sexy they are until they’ve deglassed them some time later and are staring into their eyes. They fall in love instantly on the spot.

      • Lucie Stevens April 20, 2011 at 8:36 pm #

        Ooo I like it – thanks Suzanne!

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