Re: Neg idea (possibly)
I think it's a good try my friend.
A neg is simply noticing she is not perfect.
"You say 'like' alot."
"Your hands are dry/sweaty."
So what you did was more of a clever tease instead of a neg.
Its a nice clever line, the only issue i see happening is that if she isn't involved in the conversation she will just respond with
You definitely want to pay attention to each others investment level rather than how clever your line is. Sometimes keeping it simple really is better. I've gotten intense responses from women simply by saying "Oh" at the right moment. Hope this helps and good luck.
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