I'm glad to have some time off from bootcamps after the last month :) Unfortunately the days where I could party all night for 3 consecutive days and then turn around and keep going out during the week are waning. Alcohol and I are in a fight and even after yoga and 10 hrs of sleep, I am beat....
One of the things Alex and myself noticed the past two weekends in Chicago was that intermediate students( Those that can open and get attraction/not creep out girls) tend to go through a phase where they try too hard pretty consistently for a few months. This can be especially damaging to guys that are better looking/well dressed and are going after girls that when they're hot friends are asked to describe what they look like, they respond they're really "Nice."
Part of this is that these guys believe the myth, that there is something you can do to attract EVERY single woman out there, regardless of the woman's physical preference, relationship status, mood, and even blood type.
Another reason is that as guys fix their style, fashion, body language, tonality, conversational material etc... They start to get more attraction faster, simply from approaching.
Thus when you're using too many tactics, techniques, active interest/disinterest it appears as though you are a cool guy who simply doesn't understand/get girls.
Learning to recognize and test to see when a girl is or is not attracted to you, is one of the most important skills guys can acquire.
Learning how to test to see if a woman is interested is fairly easy.
Learning to walk away when a woman gives you three consecutive signs she isn't interested in you( especially when you want her badly) is tough and requires you to take your ego out of the process and recognize the inherent truth; not every girl will like you. Even when you have "Mastered" pick up.
Not only do you come off try hard when you keep trying to attract a woman who is obviously not into you, you waste valuable time that could be spent meeting a woman who might like you for you :)
Hope that helps,
JS- The King Of Content