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 Post Posted: Fri May 13, 2011 7:11 pm 
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Really good show guys enjoyed it. Kong is sexy

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 Post Posted: Mon May 16, 2011 3:43 pm 
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This was fun interview with Sixpack and Kong. Thanks for joining us and hopefully we can get all three of you next time as well.

Keep up the fun videos!

Great job, Jesse, Jackett, and KONG!! Looks like your WWE episode just got recognized by two big stars...the ROCK himself and Ashton Kutcher on Twitter!! Sweet!

From Ashton Kutcher, from his TWITTER:

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if you like wrestling you'll love this http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=pl ... ZsI#at=268
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@aplusk Thanks for liking our video!
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From the Dwayne Johnson, the ROCK on his TWITTER:


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@SimplePickup .. Got it. F'n classic stuff you guys did. Well done!
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@TheRock catchphrases are electrifying whether they r used to impress some chick or to lay down the smackdown on some roody poo c@ndy @$$es
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@therock that website you tweeted took our video without consent. if you could retweet with our original link we'd appreciate it so much!
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@SimplePickup .. thats horseshit man. I'll RT the original vid. Hit me with an email address for U and I'll hit U this weekend.
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 Post Posted: Mon May 16, 2011 3:51 pm 
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gudtimes121 wrote:

SWEET...Did you smell that??? The Rock and Ashton Kutcher...recognize!.LOLs...Good job, Jason, Jackett and Kong!!

:good: :good: :good:


WOW, that's fuckin dope....Congrats guys :drinks:

By far the most entertaining people in pickup right now, it's nice to have a breath of fresh air.....Fuck the coaches newbs, learn from these guys!!!

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 Post Posted: Mon May 16, 2011 4:02 pm 
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and you got the infamous BANGBROS guys following you too..the porn industry loves your stuff too..oh boy......lmao...

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Now #Following @SimplePickup - These guys are brave as fuck. ;) Its #SFW on Youtube, some videos are serious/motivational, others are funny
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LMAO...really?? SERIOUS? MOTIVATIONAL???? ...inspiring and fun too...
What a recommendation!

SWEET....

:hi: :good: :good: :hi:

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 Post Posted: Fri May 27, 2011 12:26 am 
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very good episode!! Loved it :D

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 Post Posted: Thu Aug 25, 2011 11:19 am 
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Kong, Jason, and Jesse finally did a "MYSTERY" style SIMPLE PICKUP...lols...

check it out.. :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:

GUDTIMES...

:hi: :good: :hi: :good:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KNl3ZIpFPU4

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 Post Posted: Fri Aug 26, 2011 1:13 am 
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Kong as Mystery was epic.

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 Post Posted: Wed Sep 21, 2011 6:52 pm 
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SIMPLE PICKUP interview with Jesse, Jason, and Kong

More well known now after 16 videos and retweets by the Rock and Ashton Kutcher...

http://www.peterjlu.com/2011/09/behind-scenes-with-simple-pickup.html

The Simple Pickup Interview (with Peter Lu, author)

How did the idea for the YouTube channel come about?

“We did this stuff before all the time, just not formatted or recorded. We would challenge each other to do stupid shit. Like, I’d say to Jesse, 'Go up to those girls and ask them if they want to come home with you.' Stuff like that. Sometime it would work. We started doing more and more of it, and realized it was high risk, high reward. We’re also really big fans of YouTube, and liked the stuff that pushed the limits. We wanted to be more risky than what was already out there.

We made our first videos on an iPhone, but the first one to go on YouTube, the "Penis Pickup" video, was filmed with a regular camcorder. It was only going to be for our entertainment, but we got 100k views in 2 weeks. We posted it on forums and it blew up – Pickup artist New York, Chicago, the miscellaneous section of the bodybuilding forums were surprisingly great. We did maybe one, two hours of promoting max and it just took off. We never promoted our Twitter other than the link; and the Rock found us and tweeted our video, but he tweeted the wrong video first – something that someone else had stolen from us and put on their own site – and we had to tweet him back to put up our legit one. And it was on his birthday too, so everyone was looking at his Twitter! We must have gotten at least 100k from that.

The one "moment" of inspiration, though there really wasn't just one, was when we were at this bar and we challenged Kong to go into the woman's bathroom to pick up a number. So Kong walks in there and says, "Excuse me, do you know where the nearest Starbucks is?" Meanwhile, Jesse has his hand stuck around the corner and is recording the entire thing. (It was only the sink area, of course I couldn't see anything.) We realized then we could/should be doing this.

How did you guys meet?

Casanovacrew.com. [Kong and Jesse] actually met on a forum there; we were really antisocial people at first. When we met each other we were as weird as fuck. He wore 4 watches, it was just bizarre. We started to do crazy shit together. Last year at Comic-Con we got into an event for free by making up someone’s name and saying, “Plus one, please.” We saw Danny de Vito standing in front of us. It was cool. We have a history of sneaking into places. People don’t usually stop us. Think about it – if you’re a person volunteering there, you wouldn’t think anyone would be stupid enough to pose as someone else.

How would you guys describe yourselves?

Jason: I knew nothing when I started. I knew absolutely nothing about pickup artist community. Basically, I had the balls but not the knowledge, whereas Kong and Jesse have the knowledge and not the balls.

Jesse: Hey, that’s not true! We have balls too.

Kong: I’m the more clever one – I’m the go in smooth kind of suave operator, stereotypical romantic, charming guy.

Jesse: I’m more of the nice guy.

Jason: I’m the asshole.

Which one works more?

Actually, the asshole works the most with girls – Jason likes to let girls know that he wants to be friends with benefits – it’s very obvious at the beginning. Kong likes to make it a good experience for them too, so that years down the road the girl will think back and think, damn, Kong was the sweetest guy ever, whereas for the same girl Jason would be like, ‘Wait, I had sex with him but I don’t even remember what he looks like now.’”

What was the breakthrough for your game?

Well, for night game, it was when we realized we needed to touch girls more. We realized we were being too friendly with girls. They weren’t horny enough. So we did what we thought was over the top touching, shameless, I’m-horny-I-want-you-right-now-touching. At first it was weird, and then we realized this was actually the best way to do it. We realized that’s what girls want: People who honest with them, who are aggressive with their intentions. In the videos we’re actually less aggressive than we should be, because we’re catering to a mainstream audience that isn’t comfortable with that; you saw the comments about “rape” on the touching video.

Jason: Remember, I was new to the game. So the first time I did a video, I thought it wasn’t going to be funny, it wasn’t going to work, and I was complaining to the guys the entire time about it. Then after I did it for half an hour, I turned to the camera and said, “How the fuck is this actually working?” When you first try it, you realize you can get away with a lot more than you think.

What advice you have for people who aren’t confident – (because of physical appearance, looks, too skinny, overweight)?

Jason: Try being an asshole – just try it once and see what happens. It works.

Kong: Turn everything that you’re scared of into something fun. Go up to her and say, “Hey I know I’m a fat-ass but I want to meet you, I’m Kong. They’ll like it.”

Jason: Also, think that you’ll get rejected, so there are no expectations. When you don’t give a shit, they read that vibe off you.

Kong: And don’t waste your time not trying. Even if you have a 1% chance of succeeding, there’s a 0% percent chance of you succeeding if you don’t try.

What’s been your worst rejection?

[They take a while to think] Actually, we haven’t had any bad rejections seriously. One time Jesse got slapped, but that was when he saw a girl crying and tried to go up to her. You know, because sometimes it works, you can really cheer a girl up if you go up, but it didn’t happen this time. Jesse went up to her and said the whole, “You are too adorable I wanted to talk to you” line; she pushes him away, but Jesse thinks it’s a playful push and so he laughs. Big mistake. She takes it the wrong way and slaps him.

Jason: Once at a club, I was flirting back and forth, and tried to go into it for a kiss, and she slaps me. But then like 5 minutes later I try to make out with her again and it worked.

We’ve had girls flip us off, say fuck you after we said to them, “I had to stop you, you’re really cute,” but we just laugh about it later. It happens maybe 1% of the time.

We get like 50% of the numbers of everyone we approach on college campuses; Venice beach it’s like 30-40%; but that’s because the girls there are drunk. Huntington beach is 50%. If we dressed normally the ratio would be higher; it’s not a drastic difference. [editorial: and here, I thought the success ratio was like 10-15%.]

In the filming sessions, most of the numbers we get are boring; we don’t put in all the numbers; maybe like 30% of them?

Our goal really is to try to stay in a conversation for as long as we can.

Who are you guys, when you’re not Simple Pickup?

Jason in college was a Psychology major – but he’s decided that Simple Pickup is going to be his life; he’s saving up enough to live and make this a business.

Jesse’s parents own a 7-11 that they turned into Quik-E-Marts for the Simpsons movie.

Kong is an entrepreneur – he and two partners tried to found a restaurant chain, but didn’t have the capital to get it going.

What’s the craziest story you’ve ever had?

Jason: So I meet this girl from San Fran, start texting her, etc, and she comes down for New Years to hang out with me. Problem is, she doesn’t stop smoking when she gets here. She stays with me, but I end up kicking her out because of (some shit) and I send her to a hotel to sleep. The next day when I wake up, I have 78 calls and 138 text messages from her, complaining about how she came down all the way to see me; so I end up ordering her a pizza and sending it to her door.

Jesse: I met this girl who was married – open relationship though – and started hooking up with her. That’s great – until I start getting calls from her husband, who managed to find out my first and last name, and starts threatening to come over to my parents’ house unless I meet him at a Motel 6. At this point, I realize that him coming to my house and my parents finding out would be worse than death, so I actually tell him I’ll meet him at a Motel 6. Keep in mind this guy is apparently an ex-Marine. I get there, he’s holding a Jack Daniels and cigarettes; and the girl is sitting on the bed! They invite me into the room and they start having a good conversation. There’s another friend there too. The guy leaves and gets some beers, then they get serious – the couple starts to fight, he goes to my car to look for long hairs – and I bounce the fuck out of there as soon as I can.

Kong: [This story is actually too much for public consumption. Sorry, guys.]

What actually happened at Comic Con when Kong almost got arrested?

Actually, what happened was that Jason and Jesse got bored and pulled a prank on Kong. Jason went to the security officer and said, “Sir, I have a friend who’s 16 that just got really creeped out by this guy over there. He was hitting on her and making her feel very, very uncomfortable.” The officer didn’t respond, so Jason went to Comic Con security to tell them.

Jesse: You should have seen Jason’s face – he was actually really angry when he talked to the officer, like it actually happened.

So 9 cops and security came over to Kong and started talking to him, and it took like 45 minutes, there was an entire crowd of people, Kong making up stuff and not treating it seriously didn’t help, and the giant sword he was carrying also definitely did not help. When he got off, Kong started skipping down the block [Jason shows me a video of Kong skipping away on his phone] and everyone around him starts cheering. It was great. Kong had no idea Jason had done it to him.

How do you guys film it / describe a day on the set?

Costco camera that we return every 90 days. (hahaha) Now we have 2 cameras shooting at the same time; so two of us go to one area, and we have another friend helping the third guy. We have a voice recorder and wind the mic under our shirt and sync the feed separately later. When girls discover it we just change the subject really quickly; they always ignore it; we tell them that it’s our headphones. Or our pacemaker. I wore my shirt backwards once and it didn’t really matter; it’s not a big deal at all.

We film for an hour each. Huntington, Venice, Irvine, Cal Poly Long Beach; schools are easier to film – the girls are more receptive and open. We literally have someone with a camera 15 feet away filming the interaction. [Kong points to a lamppost] It’s like that distance away. And 90% of the time the girl doesn’t see because they’re so absorbed in the interaction. Also, we try to angle it so the girl’s back is to the camera.

There are some challenges with filming. So many technical difficulties – the memory is full, battery runs out, there was this one time, when we did the gay episode where the Jason, in tight, skimpy shorts somehow managed to make out with one girl. It was amazing: she was into him, but he had to deal with the cockblock of her friend, who was right there, then these other guys came up and Jason had to fend them off; the whole thing took 30 minutes and it was really epic. And then afterwards, Jesse goes up to Jason and says, “Dude, the audio wasn’t on.” And Jason’s like, Haha, funny joke, before he realizes that he’s serious and it’s like fuckkkkkkk. Jason always gets screwed with the technical difficulties.

Why don’t you show a full-length pickup?

Because there’s a lot of really boring conversation. It honestly would not be interesting; it just wouldn’t appeal to the masses. I know a niche group probably really wants to see it, though, and we have a couple we might release to the public

What about user feedback?

We really focus on the first 10 days; that’s when our most loyal people are reading it all. It takes a good hour to go through all the comments. We get like 6-7 emails a day, and like 10-15 messages on the YouTube messaging channel. Jesse tries to respond to them all, but they’re literally like page long diary entries about these guys lives and asking for advice on what to do with women. Jesse wants to, but just can’t respond to them all.

Where do you go from here?

The videos are just the start of what we’re doing; YouTube is just for the brand recognition.

Whatever happens, we just want to give inspiration to guys who were like me; all the nerds out there; because like we said, we weren’t very social people before. We felt like it was hard to go out and make new friends, and we want to give the message that it’s not hard to do.

Pickup isn’t just about the women; it’s about learning how to do things for you and not other people. We’ve learned so much from the experience.

Future videos?

We’re going past the numbers now, doing a more comprehensive pickup, from start to finish. Keep watching.

Are you guys collaborating with the other guys in the pickup artist industry?

No, we want to keep our distance with them; we know people who have experienced lots of snake oil dealers – it’s too easy to get into the industry, and people don’t know what being good really means. You have a guy who goes to a $3,000 bootcamp and gets a number and thinks it's worth it, but you can’t compare it to anything else. People think getting a number is the biggest thing, that you’re getting laid – but phone numbers are actually a double edged sword. It’s actually bad, because sometimes a girl will give you her number just to get rid of you.

That's it. Coffee Bean closed right then; we parted into the night. Cool story, bro.

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 Post Posted: Tue Oct 18, 2011 11:16 am 
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Traditional Asian Chicks should be Gamed Competely different from American Asian chicks.

Thats why I include a different section on Asian Americans in my guide.

This was a good interview, good work boys, look forward to the next one.

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Traditional Asian Chicks should be Gamed Competely different from American Asian chicks.

Thats why I include a different section on Asian Americans in my guide.

This was a good interview, good work boys, look forward to the next one.

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