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You'll never guess this weight loss tip...

the zen practice of avoiding "hook-talk"
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"Hook-talk", the practice of trying to hook the reader or listener with a teaser to get them to "click thru" may have been started by Pavlov, extended by Neuro Linguistic Programmer pick-up coaches and monetized by Google Ads, but as a mental platform, it has been assumed by Assholes everywhere. Strategy for inner peace is the zen practice of avoiding all "click thru" speak. Learn to recognize your inner puppy dog being titilated by the smell of bacon, and put him to sleep with this special dog-lullaby of the zen practice of avoiding even mental click thrus. Just let it pass. Notice the behavior, and marvel at the swirling intricacies of intellectual commerce, but remain unaffected and chant to yourself the sacred mantra, "dotcommmmmmm".
JesusHChrist, Jan 24 2014


       Hey, don't leave us hanging! What IS that weight loss tip we'll never guess? Please provide link.   

       Is it some kind of fat melting program that lets me eat anything I want without exercising? I'm guessing it's some kind of fat melting ancient herb since we all know the ancient Chinese never got fat. Am I close? In the ballpark?
doctorremulac3, Jan 24 2014

       Want to learn what your mouse click says about you?
rcarty, Jan 24 2014

       I don't need to lose weight, so not much of a conversation starter..my yahoo email account spam is invariably   

       [woman name of someone I have never met] has sent you a message   


       [woman name as above] Boobs has sent you a message,   

       Neither of these has any plausibility I probably have bigger boobs than [woman name] anyway...   

       In all fairness, after 1 year they started   

       [name of man etc]   

       So, perhaps they are learning from their mistakes?
not_morrison_rm, Jan 24 2014

       Maybe from yours...
rcarty, Jan 24 2014

       I prefer learning from other people's mistakes, it's cheaper and less depressing.
not_morrison_rm, Jan 25 2014

       [JHC] discovered how to lose weight with this one weird tip. Doctorremulac3 hates him.
AusCan531, Jan 25 2014

       Come on in... it's warm inside...
UnaBubba, Jan 25 2014

       Yeah, Hell's like that …   

       // What IS that weight loss tip we'll never guess? //   

8th of 7, Jan 25 2014

       "Hey readers! Use this one weird trick to lose weight. Federal internet fraud investigators hate this! The one secret that people who prescribe diet and exercise for weight loss don't want you to know about!"
doctorremulac3, Jan 25 2014

       You're not fooling anyone....   

       Hook talk? Is that Captain or Doctor <shows own age>
not_morrison_rm, Jan 25 2014


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