Hell, I just see a movie as another potential opener:
-Hey ladies, have you seen that movie 'The Game'?
[yeah, ugh, what a bunch of creeps!]
-You know it's based off my life?
-(Start showing them exactly how it works, step by step)
Sure it wouldn't work on everybody, but I foresee it as a fun possibility. Running them through consciously-aware Mystery Method could be a lethal mix of direct and indirect game.