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When Flirting Goes Too Far

Are you just being friendly? Or are you flirting? Does it even matter? Because in The New Rules of Flirting, the WSJ says that everyone flirts anyway. So if everyone flirts,  when is it in bounds? When does flirting cross the line into out-of-bounds? Tough questions aren’t they? In true Smooth fashion, my over-analytical brain … Continue reading

Is Gene Roddenberry Overrated?

I am sensitive to the fact that it sounds like sci-fi sacrilege to ask if Gene Roddenberry is overrated. I hate to sound disrespectful or indelicate, but I am convinced it is a fair question. RON MOORE INTERVIEW In researching the Top 10 Star Trek Voyager episodes, I stumbled across this excerpt from a interview with Ron Moore: Thane … Continue reading

Does this man know his own race?

To cap off Smooth Reentry Blog’s friend-zone week, I will ask a question that has puzzled me since I first saw this video: Does this man know is own skin color? Also, Starbucks must love this guy. Can you say “high strung”? This guy is funny though. This is one of those that gets funnier … Continue reading

When is a Date a Date?

When is a Date a Date?

There is a large contingency of women in our country who don’t know when a date is a date. Oh, I wish I was joking. I truly do. I don’t pretend to understand the phenomenon, I can only report its existence. Gentlemen, you too need to be aware of this should you wish to avoid … Continue reading

Do Women Get Friend-zoned?

Do women get friend-zoned? If so, why don’t we ever read about it? My personal opinion is that women do, in fact, get friend zoned. Believe it or not I have put women in the friend-zone. The conditions are ripe for me friend-zoning a woman when she is still emotionally connected to different guy. When … Continue reading

What is the Correct Spelling of “Friend-zone”?

I’ve spent an entire week writing about the friend-zone and I don’t even know the correct way to spell it. What is the correct way to spell the friend-zone? Friend-Zone Friend-zone friend-zone Friend Zone friend zone Friendzone friendzone Our little community should discuss and officially decide the correct way to write “friend-zone”. Let’s talk about … Continue reading

Which James Bond is Best in Bed?

Which James Bond is Best in Bed?

Which James Bond would be the best lover? There are just some enduring questions in life that demand exploration, and this is one of them. While writing about Bond films previously, I embedded video of a round table discussion considering the important question of, Which James Bond would go down on her? I think the … Continue reading

Best System for Code Names?

Today’s Question Du Jour is: What is the best system for code naming people in a blog? They best system I have seen is at the Deliberately Delicious blog. Ms. Delicious simply uses letters of the alphabet in sequential order. It is quite an effective system. Surely there are other simple yet effective methodologies out … Continue reading

When To Become Facebook Friends?

Men, assume you are flirting with a woman on an online dating site. Things are going well but she is on the fence about meeting you. Is it a good tactic to become Facebook friends so that she can be reassured you aren’t a creeper? If so, what are the risks? Note: I have my … Continue reading

The Woman Who Was Scared to Climax

Today’s question du jour is: why would a woman be scared to have an orgasm? Last night was my third date with a woman that has “exclusive” potential. How much do I respect her? Well, I slept in her bed last night and she did not touch my cock. Generally speaking, that is a red … Continue reading

How Many to Date At Once?

How Many to Date At Once?

The way the dating game is played nowadays is like an episode of The Bachelor or Bachelorette, with people openly sharing that they are interested in more than one person. Unlike The Bachelor, most of us don’t have the deep pockets of a hit television show backing us. We don’t have the luxury of putting … Continue reading

To Cologne, or Not to Cologne…

Traditionally, I have never worn cologne. It just isn’t my style. But recently I was recalling a woman I dated many years ago who begged me to wear cologne as she loved it. If all women were like her I would bath in it every day. However, apparently not all women love cologne. While on … Continue reading

How Many Pictures to Include in a Dating Profile?

Here is my Question du Jour: How many pictures can one post on an online dating profile without coming across as a narcissist? In my opinion the best profiles not only show what the person looks like, but also pictorially depict what the person’s life is like.  Too many pictures and you come across a self absorbed narcissist. Too few … Continue reading

WANTED: Flirting Critic

In the past few days I have lost three women I was flirting with. They all went dark. They are: The 23 year old I mentioned yesterday. Another divorcee that is possibly the full package. It is bizarre. We agreed to go on a trip to get away and she was all excited. HER IDEA. … Continue reading

Age Differences: How Low Can You Go?

Today’s Question Du Jour is: How much younger can you date before it is indecent? This topic came up during a Football Saturday/Man’s Night get together. It has become obvious that I have one particular friend, code-named Mark, who is looking forward to enjoying my bachelor experiences vicariously.

What Facial Hair Style do Women Really Like?

Welcome to Movember…a month where, in the name of men’s health awareness, men have an excuse to be slobs and not shave. Raising awareness of men’s health issues is a noble cause. Naturally, I will not be writing about that. As I enter singledom, how cool facial hair is or isn’t is my chief concern–prostate … Continue reading