The technique is to refrain from giving unnecessary information which may lead her to believe we’re trying to show off and mention other women to make her jealous. For example: NOT A GOOD CHALLENGE: The difference is to omit things which are not important to the story and are irrelevant. The more confident you are, the more skilled you are at flirting, the less cocky you need to throw in to your humor. Remember, just being funny isn’t enough of a real challenge to women. Common questions include what we do for a living, how old we are, if we’ve ever been married, do we have kids, what do we do for fun, and lots of yes or no questions. Make her wonder if you’re telling the truth or not. We all must keep in mind women are very social and often highly conversational.
Alperovitch’s identification of these two incidents ought to make them of particular interest for re-examination (CA readers will recall that the mention of Peter Gleick in the forged Heartland memo proved important.) In each case, including the DNC hack, attribution of the TV5 Monde and Bundestag hacks resulted in a serious deterioration of relations between Russia and the impacted nation – arguably the major result of each incident.