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The Power of Mediocrity
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The Power of Mediocrity
Just read this article on a famous American bagel company.They became the market leader by downgrading their product!

The best product doesn't always win out in business

I wonder if this works on a personal level in any way?

http://www.slate.com/articles/business/m...orse_.html
03-28-2012 05:39 PM
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(03-28-2012 05:39 PM)Pilgrim37 Wrote:  Just read this article on a famous American bagel company.They became the market leader by downgrading their product!

The best product doesn't always win out in business

I wonder if this works on a personal level in any way?

http://www.slate.com/articles/business/m...orse_.html

I've noted before that guys that come off as to alpha, or to perfect, seem to come up against unexpected odds simply because girls "know that type" since most have been pumped and dumped before.

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03-28-2012 05:41 PM
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RE: The Power of Mediocrity
You know, I've found a surprising niche exists for older ugly men.

I literally compete on the basis of my perceived inability to attract other women.

There is a sizable minority of women who deliberately choose the less attractive man, and will clearly explain the exact reasons why.

But of course if that minority is large enough, it leaves room for men like me to exploit it, and become an ugly player.
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RE: The Power of Mediocrity
How many women get with a guy in the hopes that they can "save/change him"? Of course then we get into the discussion of what it means to be a mediocre person.

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03-28-2012 06:39 PM
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RE: The Power of Mediocrity
Mediocre wins because it penetrates a huge market segment - Americans with bad taste.

However few women I've lost because of being "exceptional," I've gained far more.
03-28-2012 06:43 PM
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RE: The Power of Mediocrity
I'm in my mid 30's, never been married, no kids, some education, make a fat salary, and have an awesome job. I lose a lot of bang due to this. The average girl see's me as to high value, and know I'm just out for the pussy. This is why I try to zero in on middle class and up.

I've cut a lot out during conversations, trying to look "plain", and it helped with lower class bitches.
03-28-2012 09:03 PM
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(03-28-2012 05:53 PM)xsplat Wrote:  You know, I've found a surprising niche exists for older ugly men.

I literally compete on the basis of my perceived inability to attract other women.

There is a sizable minority of women who deliberately choose the less attractive man, and will clearly explain the exact reasons why.

But of course if that minority is large enough, it leaves room for men like me to exploit it, and become an ugly player.

I think the best combination to have for game is to have a very alpha, very driving personality and be......ugly as shit.

The most succesful person I've ever met, only very briefly, was an extremely rich(billionaire or threabouts) self made man with an extremely forcefull personality. Not only was he ugly as shit, but also really short. Older dude who marries, but trades in the wife for a younger one every now and then. No, not Donald Trump, but quite a lot like him.

Honestly. I think if you already have great wealth and power, women will just be annoyed and also, weirldly, "offended" if you are good looking as well. But don't kid yourself. Poverty, lack of confidence and being ugly isn't going to get you anywhere. You have to have the money and/or power. But adding good looks to this probably decreases your success. The world is just too strange for words.
03-29-2012 12:27 PM
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