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Red Pill TheoryThe Casino Metaphor (self.TheRedPill)

submitted by TRP Vanguard: "Dark Triad Expert"IllimitableMan

First things first: I did not write this, I am not the original author. I wish this was mine, but it isn't. No plagiarism intended, just sharing with the community.

I saw this comment buried in another thread on TRP (where the poster claims he is not the original writer.) I thought it was great and is deserving of the community's full attention. It's an extended metaphor which illustrates the depreciating nature of female SMV and how hypergamy drives women to make poor mating decisions. The short story is written in a silly sort of style (think Pook) so the pill concerning these matters is more easily digested as it's not so serious sounding.

This kind of medium (a light-hearted short story drenched in RP) works as a great way to softly introduce people to RP ideas. I may consider writing some pieces in such a manner myself in future if not purely for the artistic challenge.

According to Private Man, this story/comment may have originated from a poster at 4Chan. RPWs would learn/appreciate a lot from reading this too.

Enjoy this gem, I certainly did.

/u/Charlesthehamster wrote this, but deleted the original thread when his ex-employer found out his Reddit name. The original thread is here.


Women are all playing a game. Like a casino in Vegas, they're given chips in the form of sex and companionship to put into games and machines (men) to try to win a good relationship. A good looking girl gets chips that go from 20 to 1, and she has to start out using the 20 only ever going downward to 19, 18, 17, and so on, hoping for a big score.

But, this casino is a special, one time casino. It opens at noon, and closes at 2 a.m, forever. So, they have to collect their winnings by then or leave with nothing and be forced to fend for themselves, broke in the outside world.

Furthermore, once she hits 10 p.m. management starts taking away 2 chips every following hour, but she's not worried about that. That's not for another 10 hours.

So, she learns the rules and is so excited to get into the casino, hoping for a jackpot. She's so sure she's worthy of hitting a jackpot. It will happen for her. She's been told her entire life.

She enters the casino and sees thousands of machines ushering her over all vying for her attention. She is delighted. She's never felt so loved or validated. She immediately walks past the begging 1-5 chip machines, morbidly obese men, fat thugs, funny looking gas station attendants, 35 year old pizza delivery men, and she laughs as she passes them. The idea of her putting a 20 chip in a 1-5 is laughable, she understands this completely.

She then sees the 6-10s men, a lot of them are blue collared, some are college students on the up and up. She's more impressed by them, but she at least wants a college educated man, no she deserves one, she thinks, and she's got more than enough chips to get one.

So, she keeps going. She gets to the 11-15s, college graduates, a lot of confident young men. A lot are just starting their shitty careers, some are more alpha than others. She doesn't care for the nerds, but she finds some alpha med school student at 15 chips. He played college lacrosse too! And he's just starting med school, so he still is only 15 chips for a hot girl like her. What a bargain.

But she decides to continue, she has a few more chips than that, after all. She gets to 16-20. Fairly tall, attractive professionals. A lot of doctors, lawyers and stock brokers. They're mostly in their late 20s or early to mid 30s. They're surrounded by and turning down a bunch of girls offering lower numbers to them, but she has just enough to pull it off if she acts right now! But she sees the back of the casino. There are thousands of women gathered around these machines. "What's going on back there?" She wonders. She decides she can come back to these machines later. It's barely been three hours! So, she's still not at risk for getting any of her chips taken away.

She gets to the back and finds a ton of girls surrounding these machines. There are some movie stars, athletes, authors, millionaires and billionaires at 40 chips, who are communicating with these models and all these other girls who pass by. Then she sees some guys who cost 25-30 chips, and the price is crudely written in pencil on a paper hanging by a string around their neck.

She sees other girls handing them their 20 chip and questions why to herself briefly. She walks up to one of them and asks, "Why if you cost 25-30 are these girls handing you their 20 chip when they can never have you?"

"Price is relative," he answered. "We just priced it at what we wanted. Personally, I'm not really looking for a relationship right now, but if I met the right girl, maybe it could happen."

"Well, what do you do?" She asked.

"I'm lead singer in a band I started." He answered

She didn't question his pricing. He seemed confident he was worth that much, after all. "Do you think maybe we could have a long term relationship?" She asked.

"Anything is possible," he said. "But like I said I'm not necessarily looking for a relationship right now."

She looked past his scruffy face into his dreamy blue eyes and handed him her 20 dollar chip. He looked up at her. "Thank you," he said. "But you lose."

"What!" She yelled, as she could hardly control herself, reaching quickly and grabbing her 19 and handing it to him. "What about now!"

"Wow, thanks again for coming back for more. Unfortunately you lose again."

"Unbelievable!" The girl screamed. "Do you know what you've taken from me?"

"Yeah," he answered. "Your 20 and 19 chip. I don't want you anymore though, so don't bother giving any more chips, but my buddy over there said you're hot. He's a starving artist and he sells drugs on the side. He's worth 22, but secretly I think you can probably get him for 18."

"Is he really worth 22?" The girl asked.

"Well, a lot of people think so," he answered.

She headed over to the guy and immediately handed him her 18 chip.

"Wow, I really appreciate that," he said, "But I'm really doing my own thing right now, and there are others girls who still want to give me their chips, so I really hope you find someone else. You're a nice girl."

"Men are disgusting pigs!" The girl yelled, heading back toward the front of the casino.

She was stopped by the manager and she looked up at the clock. It was 11! She handed him her 17 and 16 chips and bolted toward the front, desperately looking for the med school lacrosse player. She found him. His sign read 17 now, though. Thank God I found you! She said as she tried to hand him her chip. "Thank you," he said. " But I can't do a relationship with you now. I'm doing my residency, and I'm getting a lot more attention from better women."

"Asshole!" She yelled as she ran even further toward the front stopped again by the manager as she coughed up her 14 and 13 chip. She scrambled to find someone, anyone.

She saw a nerdy IT guy and almost gagged, but she still approached him. He was low confidence, short, nerdy and gross and set himself at only 11. She approached really sadly and resignedly. "Will you take my chip," she said, almost crying. "Gladly!" He said.

She walked out with him and she cried, mourning all of the possibilities of good looking successful men she lost. She should have just gotten the med student or the stock brokers or lawyers, when she could. She ended up with a loser after all the possible chances. She secretly resented him and wondered if she should have taken her friend's route and not settled at all after she was denied by the med student. Maybe she could still cheat on him though.


[–]krakosia 225 points226 points  (8 children)

Great metaphor. Reminds me of the husband store.

The Husband Store

A brand new department store has just opened in London. It sells husbands.

When women go to choose a husband, they have to follow the following instructions:-

You may visit this store ONLY ONCE! There are 6 floors and the value of the products increase as you go up. You may choose any item from a particular floor, or may choose to go to the next floor, but you CANNOT go back down except to exit the building.

One day a woman goes into the store and rather nervously starts climbing the stairs. 

When she gets to the 1st floor a sign on the door reads: Floor 1: These men have jobs. She thinks, "I can do better than that" and keeps going up. The 2nd floor sign reads: Floor 2: These men have jobs and love kids. But she goes up another floor. The 3rd floor sign reads: Floor 3: These men have jobs, love kids and are extremely good looking. "Wow," she thinks, but feels compelled to keep going. She goes to the 4th floor and the sign reads: Floor 4: These men have jobs, love kids, are extremely good looking and help with the housework. "Oh, mercy me!" she exclaims, "I can hardly stand it!" Still, she goes to the 5th floor and the sign reads: Floor 5: These men have jobs, love kids, are extremely good looking, help with the housework and have a strong romantic streak.

She is so tempted to stay, but she goes to the 6th floor and the sign reads: Floor 6: You are visitor 31,456,012 to this floor. There are no men on this floor. This floor exists solely as proof that women are impossible to please. Thank you for shopping at the Husband Store.

To avoid gender bias charges, the store's owner opens a Wives store just across the street. The 1st first floor has wives that love sex. The 2nd floor has wives that love sex and have money. The 3rd,4th, 5th and 6th floors have never been visited.

[–][deleted] 42 points43 points  (1 child)

The version I heard, 2nd floor women love sex and cook well. Possibly more desirable :)

[–]newls 3 points4 points  (0 children)

That sounds more likely. Still a hilarious joke.

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    [–]Godtiermasturbator 13 points14 points  (0 children)

    Yeah, I'll make my own money. Reminds me of that Chris Rock bit about "new pussy can't cook"...maybe Chris, but I can cook lol!

    [–]Donald_Fuck 5 points6 points  (0 children)

    Reminded me of this one too. Thanks for posting it.

    [–]grussvegas 12 points13 points  (0 children)

    To be fair, I would've done the same mistake they did if you reversed the roles. It's hard not to always aim higher.

    [–]BallisticTherapy 84 points85 points  (32 children)

    What the women don't see is that the odds of them getting a payout is inversely proportional to the cost to play the machine. The ones that cost the most have the worst odds. If they put their 20 chip in a machine that was only asking for 10, they've got a 90% chance of getting what they paid for at that value proposition.

    Women don't play the odds though. They just blindly spend their tokens on the most expensive machines and hope for a payday. It's the chance, however small, of getting a really huge jackpot that draws them in. They won't take the sure bet, and because they played such small odds, the majority of them end up leaving with less than they could have had if they had played smarter and factored the odds in to their decision.

    [–][deleted] 25 points26 points  (30 children)

    Love your post because it's so true from what I saw when I was younger. I would give the example that if 10 men and 10 women were in a bar, all 10 women would only want Chad T., yet the majority of men would play the odds (before discovering TRP) and go after the 6.

    However perhaps our perspective on them being 'cheated' from a relationship in this story is flat out wrong for most of them. I believe they want to date all the bad boys and thugs, gladly spending all their chips to get pumped and dumped by men they perceive as having a higher SMV. Most would want a relationship sure, but I believe most understand they won't get one. Hence why they're being pumped and dumped by 3 Chads at any one time. That's them playing the odds, albeit a different type of odds than we imagine.

    The worst ones I've seen once they are single and at the wall, from my anecdotal experience, aren't the women who get pumped and dumped. It's the women who stick with one guy for too long, and then right as her SMV starts taking a nose-dive, he cuts her loose. She spent all her chips on one machine. In this case, not playing other machines when she knew the payout was unlikely, as you stated not playing the odds, was her downfall. How shitty is it when you lose all your money to one game?

    [–]BrunoOh 11 points12 points  (29 children)

    It's the women who stick with one guy for too long, and then right as her SMV starts taking a nose-dive, he cuts her loose.

    Do men really do this? I thought it was mainly the women that leave to ride the CC, in the impression that their SMV is higher than it is and think they can get someone better to commit when they're done.

    [–]asianmasaccount[🍰] 28 points29 points  (21 children)

    Haha a story from my little part of the world. Imagine you're a med student or a pre med. Not beaten down beta but not chad T either. You bust your ass and never really get to live while your friends party it up in college and then party it up post grad with their 60-70k engineering/consulting job. You get 45k all through residency after getting nothing in med school. And at no point during all of this do you have any time.

    Tough to spin plates in that situation right? But again you aren't an incel since you're a somewhat confident and ok looking guy so you have some flings, some ltr's. Nothing exciting like your friends.

    End of residency comes around thirty and suddenly it's payday and you have both lots of free time (relatively) and money. You wanna get out there and live it up and do all the stupid shit and fuck all the girls you couldnt, but you have this LTR... She's around 27-30 too so she's hitting the wall.

    I'm not saying it's right at all, but some guys in that situation will break up with their girlfriend as she's hitting the wall and fuck nurses for 5 years. I've seen it happen haha.

    Edit: I personally think it's kind of a fucked up thing to do to a girl since dating a med student and resident is tough and she stuck it through with you. Haha I'm reeeeaaaally hoping RP collectively doesn't view that opinion as some white knighting and can accommodate this view.

    [–]the99percent1 11 points12 points  (3 children)

    Sorry, but if a girl stuck through me during my hardest time, she deserves a medal, not just a ring.. unlike girls, guys do not have a reason to trade in a good thing. Most won't cheat and usually stems from women understanding that men value sex, a fit body and loyalty..

    [–]asianmasaccount[🍰] 2 points3 points  (2 children)

    I dunno what kind of nice honest morally upright guy friends you have. Can you please introduce one of them to my sister?

    Most guys I know can, have, and will cheat.

    [–]the99percent1 7 points8 points  (1 child)

    That's coz you are solely hanging around Alphas. Which is only 20% of guys. Your perception would obviously be that most guys cheat. Which is completely untrue.

    Just like you notice a guy having a harem of multiple ladies. So it must be like that for all guys. Truth is, most guys go through involuntary dry spells for years.

    [–]asianmasaccount[🍰] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

    Fair enough.

    Guess it's the male equivalent of awalt. All men are like that if put in the right situation.

    [–]KarYotypeStereotype 4 points5 points  (1 child)

    I'm a med student, currently stuck in pretty much the exact situation you've mentioned. Not much of a social life, hardly any time to even work out. Med school can be pretty dry, mate.

    [–]asianmasaccount[🍰] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

    Haha well, I try to make time for my tinder dates for exactly the reason that I don't want to feel like I missed out.

    I did miss honor'ing a couple of rotations because of this though. It's a compromise.

    [–]throwawayaipoanwibna 10 points11 points  (8 children)

    Edit: Haha I'm reeeeaaaally hoping RP collectively doesn't view that opinion as some white knighting and can accommodate this view.

    Why give a fuck what other people think?

    [–]asianmasaccount[🍰] 17 points18 points  (1 child)

    It's a gauge of where RP is as a community, which I care about because i invest my time to read the stuff posted on here.

    Recently left another subreddit that just got a bit too militant for me.

    [–]Limekill 4 points5 points  (0 children)

    It all depends. If she is a unicorn then the guy is a moron (remember you want great genetics AND great upbringing for your kids/spawn). But most girls are not unicorn.

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      [–]Blaxxun 8 points9 points  (4 children)

      Because other people give a fuck what he thinks and that could be a disadvantage to him.

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            [–][deleted] 2 points3 points  (4 children)

            You're a person of morales and I understand that. However some that get thrown to the side are usually from men who gave them many opportunities for them to break it off. Just like a poker game, it's hard to fold pocket aces for some people even after the flop. These women might feel they have invested so much they want to see it until the end no matter how much they lose.

            Game over honey, you caught your Chad T. cheating on you already on the flop a few years ago and you decided to get back together with him. With a red flag like that though It's hard to feel any sympathy for them at all.

            [–]asianmasaccount[🍰] 1 point2 points  (2 children)

            Sexual strategy is anorak, but you apply it within the framework of your own morals.

            [–]BowlOfCandy 1 point2 points  (1 child)

            what a peculiar but understandable typo

            [–]asianmasaccount[🍰] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

            Hahaha. Amoral.

            Anorak is like coat in French or some shit. Dunno why my phone did it since I never type in French.

            [–]asianmasaccount[🍰] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

            And briffaults law goes both ways imo.

            [–]slutnip 6 points7 points  (0 children)

            Yes guys do this.... typically women that do not have a strong mother figure in their lives have this done to

            A good mom will tell her daughter to give a relationship a 2 year expiration date and leave if theres no physical commitment

            [–][deleted] 7 points8 points  (3 children)

            It's also something that happens in later life, if the men are successful and stay in good shape. If the women don't, there's a good chance of them getting traded in for a new model once the kids are old enough.

            [–]RedHeimdall 3 points4 points  (0 children)

            By then they're married though, so if a guy did want to trade her in, she gets "left" with tremendous cash and prizes.

            [–]Limekill 2 points3 points  (1 child)

            If the women don't

            Most guys are happy with their girl (thats why 80% of divorces are initiated by women), however if a women doesn't keep her side of the bargain she can be traded in.

            [–]199639 6 points7 points  (0 children)

            Also divorce is so one sided most guys avoid it like the plague. They'll be gutted financially and be stripped of the right to see their kids...

            [–]asianmasaccount[🍰] 2 points3 points  (0 children)

            yea, the game definitely takes strategy and even then there is still risk.

            I knew a few guys who dumped their long-term girlfriends right before finishing residency. I'm in med school right now and its pretty tough to date a med student, so I don't think I would have the heart to do it. That's just real bad judgement or bad luck on the girl's part, since residency ends right about when women hit the wall.

            [–]Di-onysos 131 points132 points  (1 child)

            And before the exit there are a bunch of feminists with a sign: "You deserve better!" They call for the unattractive women and the ones who have lost their chips. The feminists promise that if they work together they can pass a law that forces the men to lower their prices and relinquish their right to remove chips. They already have some of their people in the management working towards these goals. They also issue out fake chips for the women, 17s and 18s, stamped with slogans like "strong and independent woman". However those who try to use those coins notice that most of the 18 men tend to reject them, though they still work on the 13s. Oh well, better than nothing. The feminists in the management are working towards legalizing those chips though, so the women have hope.

            Very fun metaphor from the author. Possibilities are endless

            [–]aussiezman 17 points18 points  (0 children)

            When the machines work together to get the highest return of chips it is deemed casino corruption.

            When women work together to maximise their utility it's deemed that they are expert gamblers.

            The house should always win! Otherwise the casino (civilisation) will go bankrupt (collapse).

            The casino has been a regulated and relatively safe institution when compared to dealing with back ally card games and bookies.

            [–][deleted] 42 points43 points  (0 children)

            He looked up at her. "Thank you," he said. "But you lose."

            This is the part when she regrets using her 20 chip without anything in return. So she complains to the managers that the machine took advantage of her and needs to be removed from the casino.

            [–]Senior Contributordr_warlock 106 points107 points  (14 children)

            Again, I love being a man. I don't have this primal desire to find someone else for my provisioning. Women who have to settle for betas because they used their chips on bad choices must feel awful for needing to perform duty sex for a 'lesser male'. It probably feels like rape, but that's her problem for making poor decisions.

            This would be a hilarious warning sign, "If you don't hop off the cock carousel before the ride ends, you'll be raped by a beta male".

            [–]1London-Bananas 40 points41 points  (11 children)

            What makes you think she has to have sex with him? Maybe to lock him down yeah, but she'll push for living together within one year, set the faucet to trickle and when he comes begging for a little bit more sex she'll say something like "I'm anxious in this apartment with thin walls, why don't we get married and buy a house?" or some equivalent. Within 2 years she'll be beta-sex free and comfortably provisioned. Over those two years she'll have had 'sex' with him maybe 30-40 times. Great ROI if you ask me.

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              [–][deleted] 4 points5 points  (2 children)

              Prostitution is not taboo for women - imo all women reduce the question of sex to a cost/benefit ratio, making every sexual decision a transaction for profit.

              [–]EatSkeetSleepRepeat 8 points9 points  (0 children)

              Not all women. I've had girlfriends that just wanted to bang like once or twice a day for no benevolent reason.

              [–]199639 4 points5 points  (0 children)

              Except for the CC riders. They just do it for fun, and I'm here to enjoy it.

              [–]jdgalt 1 point2 points  (0 children)

              This is why I say, if you're going to pay for it, buy it a la carte rather than subscribe. This protects you from Briffault's Law, and from divorce rape too.

              [–][deleted] 3 points4 points  (0 children)

              I would say this only happens under capitalism (which is of course everywhere now.).

              Under communism USSR women & men did not really play the odds or plate. People for the most part really fell in love with who they liked the most. How do I know? My parents & grandparents.

              Antagonism between the sexes was a planned sequence of events. It prevents the lower classes from focusing on the people in charge.

              Check Edward Bernays BBC documentary (free online multipart) if your interested.

              It's kind of pointless now because everyone has kind of fell inline trying to find ways to manage the opposite sex, but it's still interesting to know how you are being managed from afar.

              [–]BallisticTherapy 18 points19 points  (4 children)

              This is why we have people like Terrence Popp to run the numbers for those of us that are more mathematically challenged.

              https://youtu.be/ZrN14aVy9gs

              [–]thrway1312 6 points7 points  (0 children)

              Damn I love this guy's videos, always spot on.

              [–]1London-Bananas 2 points3 points  (1 child)

              I feel like most married guys with 2 kids don't get nearly 50 times sex a year. Maybe a tenth of that.

              [–]BallisticTherapy 4 points5 points  (0 children)

              Yeah, he was probably being generous on that, so the reality is likely much uglier.

              [–]jconnor0426 1 point2 points  (1 child)

              The only primal desire that most species' males face is the desire to reproduce.

              [–]Senior Contributordr_warlock 2 points3 points  (0 children)

              Which can be artificially satisfied to a great degree by jerking off. A woman can't rub her pussy and pop out a provider, she has to go manipulate and lure one in.

              [–]AdonisHera 22 points23 points  (1 child)

              Dude this is one of the best posts I've seen on here. It's so true. I loved the way it was put. I'm slowly progressing out of the anger phase, but I do still have flashbacks to my beta days.& it angers me sometimes. But all in all I'm not too angry. This post is spot on

              [–]1favours_of_the_moon 10 points11 points  (0 children)

              She should have just gotten the med student or the stock brokers or lawyers, when she could. She ended up with a loser after all the possible chances. She secretly resented him and wondered if she should have taken her friend's route and not settled at all after she was denied by the med student. Maybe she could still cheat on him though.

              LOL, She sure as hell can't validate HERSELF.

              [–]Keninishna 35 points36 points  (18 children)

              the fuck is wrong with IT guys?

              [–]loudogmish 21 points22 points  (3 children)

              lol, common theme in most of these posts. I was thinking the same. But come on, look at the common denominator amongst your co-workers in IT, stereotypes are the most true.

              [–]Keninishna 13 points14 points  (2 children)

              Yeah there are some autistic guys in IT because they excel at computers, but thats a small portion there is still a ton of playerish and normal IT guys.

              [–]loudogmish 9 points10 points  (1 child)

              Not from where I attended classes or where I currently work. 1/4 guys were/are normal. I find that it makes excelling in the field that much easier. But it's also a tough benchmark to set for yourself, because of that same reason, you have define just how high you want to go because of the huge potential/opportunity. You can stand out easier.

              [–]proof_TRP_works 8 points9 points  (0 children)

              The fact that 75% of the people in your field are socially awkward and fit the nerd stereotype makes you as a normal/above average alpha stand out for promotion. Seems like a win win.

              [–]HerbivoreUSA 10 points11 points  (2 children)

              I want to reiterate a good point from /u/trplurker 's comment. There is nothing intrinsically wrong with IT as a profession per-se. But Jane Doe does not value the profession on its own merits, like a man would do. She determines the value (or the "price" in the casino analogy) based on what other women are paying.

              Jane Doe looks around her network of females and sees that everyone has priced IT very low. Jane Doe is a herd animal and simply goes along with the rest of the pack. Jane Doe does not dare question the "wisdom" of her sisters. She does not know nor care to analyze the item itself to determine the true value.

              Thus, in the sexual marketplace you have overvalued assets likes the garage-band lead-singer at 20 units (e.g. a toxic subprime mortgage CDO) and undervalued assets like our IT pro at 11 units (e.g. tech shares pre-IPO). A man would very easily extrapolate future earning potential and make a killing in the arbitrage. But alas, women don't think in such linear, logical ways.

              In conclusion, there is nothing with with IT guys. They add real value to society. What we should be asking instead is "What the fuck is wrong with women?" (the answer is feminism).

              (I live and work in the San Francisco/Silicon Valley/Bay Area and I can tell you that the stereotype of the borderline autistic IT guy is simply not true here. Not sure about the rest of the country though. Perhaps it is the case that we attract the cream of the crop, who knows. Unfortunately, women still price them shamelessly low, even though some "IT guys" I know are pulling 200k+ a year in their 20's. Women are idiots...)

              [–][deleted] 6 points7 points  (3 children)

              Nothing. But women who see themselves as high value will think they deserve better.

              [–]Keninishna 9 points10 points  (0 children)

              Yeah but women always think they deserve better.

              [–][deleted] 7 points8 points  (1 child)

              Depends - the worlds richest dudes are all tech dudes.

              What girls don't want is a poorly dressed, socially awkward schlub to show off to their gfs - regardless of what the guy does.

              (Tech guy here, has comics on clear display in his bachelor pad corner sub-penthouse... It's all about balance and charisma)

              [–][deleted] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

              Yeah, I've seen that in my friends whose wives and girlfriends use them as dolls to dress up and forbid them from wearing certain clothes.

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                [–]kaspell 7 points8 points  (0 children)

                You more accurately described an EE/CPE. most IT guys I know aren't into hardware, unless it comes out of a box and has instructions. Just saying. Though you make a valid point, if a piece doesn't conform to performance specs, I stop buying from that manufacturer. It should be the same for women, but I know I tend to cut the device more slack if it has a functional interface.

                [–]Keninishna 2 points3 points  (0 children)

                Right girls are intrinsically logical, and electromagnetism and math and computing are all exact sciences. Girls are very unknown no matter how much we try to analyze them. They can also be smart and be aware of our behavviors and manipulate us as well. Also as an IT guy you have to adapt to the unknown as well plenty of times things are set up but work for no reason stuff that can't be completely explained without looking at super fine details. This is an interesting article that somewhat explains my point http://www.damninteresting.com/on-the-origin-of-circuits/

                the FPGA's end up evolving code that works only on that specific chip.

                [–]CNileDotA 7 points8 points  (0 children)

                I mean, the IT guy was an 11, not that low. That's 4 below stock brokers for Christ's sake.

                [–][deleted] 4 points5 points  (0 children)

                I'm a 28 y.o. IT guy too and I got my degree in a small local college. Most IT guys was normal looking guys. Very few nerds.

                However, some months ago I visited a friend of mine who lives near a big college campus. One day we're having dinner and the sister of his girlfriend, a cute 19 year old was surprised when she found out that me and another friend of mine were IT guys. According to her most IT guys in her college are social awkward, can't have a simple conversation and look like they live in a cave. It kinda surprised me because me and my friend are a natural introverts, but we know how to have fun.

                [–][deleted] 2 points3 points  (0 children)

                slave to corporate infrastructure

                [–]Hennez 5 points6 points  (0 children)

                Simply beautiful. Should be stickied or put in the sidebar.

                Very easy to read and to the point.

                [–][deleted] 13 points14 points  (2 children)

                Yep that pretty much sums up women's game. Just look at women past 45+, most are defeated in their eyes. Men who stayed in shape at 45 are still going strong.

                [–]RemyPrice 10 points11 points  (1 child)

                I'm 35 and have no doubt that my prime will last long into and past 45. (Barring some random act of god)

                The future looks bright after swallowing the pill...

                [–][deleted] 9 points10 points  (0 children)

                Super post!

                Lessons learned: The House never loses, it has the edge. The more you play the more you win.

                [–]improvement_life 3 points4 points  (0 children)

                This is a great metaphor.

                I've been lurking on the forum for a while, and the first concept that it brings to mind is that while women are the gatekeepers to sex, men are the gatekeepers to commitment.

                [–]doubleknee24 2 points3 points  (2 children)

                Isn't there a version of this where she leaves empty handed (single)?

                [–]Limekill 3 points4 points  (1 child)

                Yeah, she feeds too many tokens into the top guys because feelz and then casino takes the rest. Shes only left with 5 or less chip and cannot be with a slob because she was with the 20+ chip guy- it's too much of a fall for her (plus her social group will see it), so she just complains that she cannot find a good man and becomes pump and dump bait.

                [–]jdgalt 0 points1 point  (0 children)

                I read "giving a guy one of her tokens" as having sex with him. So having only 5 chips left means she has already been "pumped and dumped" so much that she is staring her sell-by date in the face.

                [–][deleted] 3 points4 points  (0 children)

                And I'm sitting here thinking I wouldn't buy a wife at any price.

                [–]adamlikesprettygirls 2 points3 points  (0 children)

                this is sad, and in some ways an apt metaphore

                [–][deleted] 2 points3 points  (1 child)

                I just have one question.

                The numbered chips, what exactly do they represent? The woman's SMV? Or is it the effort she puts into the guy?

                [–]mrp3anut 4 points5 points  (0 children)

                The chips represent a simplified version of the SMV/RMV system. The idea is that a man will fuck a girl for a much lower price than he is willing to sell his commitment.

                This is represented by the fact that the guys priced at 40 would take their 20 chip, understood as fuck them, but then the girl would lose meaning she didn't get a relationship. The takeaway is that a girl could walk in with her 20 chip and "win" a relationship with a high value gut valued at 20 as long as she doesn't waste her 20 "youth" on a guy with no future.

                The lowering numbers on the chip show the dynamic that the more "used" a girl is the lower the quality of guy that is willing to be in a marriage with her, as well as how the highest sought guys will also stop even fucking them once enough of their chips are gone.

                [–]rational_choice_roc 1 point2 points  (0 children)

                This story was one of the first I read on here a year ago. Solid post.

                [–]1CashFrags 1 point2 points  (1 child)

                This is absolutely glorious thank you for sharing, I really like metaphors and this whole thing was one massive metaphor.

                [–][deleted] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

                the blue pill analysis of this is hilarious but thats all good because its satire (plausibly deniable escape route)

                [–][deleted] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

                One of the best posts I have seen since reading about the Red Pill. Social exchange really does run the market.

                [–]TRPApprentice 1 point2 points  (0 children)

                Wow, thanks for sharing. The story is certainly a powerful, scarily accurate metaphor for women