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Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! - Part 4: You Just Ask Them? Summary & Analysis

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Part 4: You Just Ask Them? Summary and Analysis

This chapter discusses Feynman's return to the dating scene after the death of his wife. He gains a reputation as a "big spender" at a nightclub in New Mexico when he inadvertently buys a woman an expensive bottle of champagne. After this incident, he finds he routinely finds women solicit drinks from him but he never "gets anywhere" afterward. He befriends a woman named Gloria and her husband (who is the Master of Ceremonies at the nightclub). Gloria and her husband explain to Feynman that he will fare better if he asks a woman outright if she intends to sleep with him before he buys her a drink. Although skeptical, Feynman tries this strategy and finds it surprisingly effective. However, after using this strategy a couple of times, Feynman abandons it, because it...

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