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Improve your love life with the dating tips in these videos.
You Will Need
- Acting skills
- Cell phone
- Common sense
Offer no reason
Turn them down -- and this is key -- without offering a reason. You can’t tell the truth -- that you’d rather have dinner with a convict -- and they’ll just try to argue whatever excuse you offer.
Oppose their politics
If your firm 'No, thank you' didn’t work, ask them if they’re a Democrat or a Republican -- then pretend to be a die-hard member of the opposite party.
Oppose them on everything
Repeat this contrary tactic by asking their take on as many topics as possible. Whatever their answer, roll your eyes and intone, 'Wrong.'
Develop a sudden hearing problem. Keep asking, 'What?' making them repeat everything six times. Ignore some things altogether, as if you just can’t be bothered straining to hear any longer.
Check your phone
Whip out your cell phone and start ignoring them as you check messages and text friends. Every once in a while, look up and laugh, as if you’re making fun of them.
Still can’t shake them? Disappear. Get away from them, don’t answer your phone, don’t reply to emails. Anyone who’d still be hanging in at this point is either a complete wacko or the most clueless human in the world.