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E3 Booth Babes Speak: What To Do, What Not To Do

You know, I only just recently realized we went through the entire E3 show this year without ever mentioning the booth babes.

…the hell is wrong with us. Well, the following video from Spike TV addresses a subject we've all thought about at one point or another: "how do you hit on a booth babe?" The footage includes stories of how guys have attempted it in the past, and perhaps the best advice comes from the first chick: just don't do it. The girls are hot as always, and the common reaction seems to be shyness or awkwardness – good goddamn, I thought gamers were past that – but hey, some journalists are really on edge during that week, ya know? A little stressed. A little frazzled. So give 'em a break, girls.

And by the way, when a reporter of any kind asks a girl such questions, the girl will invariably lie. Just trust me on this. One of my former gigs required that… It doesn't matter. Let's just say that the truth wouldn't have made for much of a booth babe video: be pleasant, relaxed, and if she finds you interesting, you'll know it. If she doesn't, you'll know that, too, and there ain't a thing you can do about it.

P.S. Forget the bbs.  Just gimme that reporter…

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WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
14 years ago

Wouldn't have to tell me twice, it's like hitting on a hot waitress, they just don't want you to do it. Nothing makes you any different from the six million others.

Lex Luthor
Lex Luthor
14 years ago

Unless you're Charlie Harper from Two and a Half Men…

Damn, is that guy lucky or what?

fluffer nutter
fluffer nutter
14 years ago

That's not true. There's always a way to get a girl interested.

GuernicaReborn
GuernicaReborn
14 years ago

There were only 45,600 others. And there is ALWAYS a chance.

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
14 years ago

Still, it's best not to bother someone at work unless it's clear that you have a shot and aren't just a face in the crowd. You put them on the spot and might not get a real reaction.

bridgera
bridgera
14 years ago

If they didn't want to be hit on, they shouldn't have become booth babes.

shadowpal2
shadowpal2
14 years ago

In all seriousness…why would anyone start on hitting on a booth babe?

Really just don't do it – I mean hell have a pleasant conversation – just be a gamer…that's what E3 is for…E3 needs gamers!

leatherface
leatherface
14 years ago

ya, it's E3
not, E- Harmony

psxmax
psxmax
14 years ago

Ben, have you ever gone to E3?

Renee Herlocker was one of the cheerleader girls at the beginning of Iron Man 2.

She should promote the PSP instead of Marcus.

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
14 years ago

Marcus=epic fail

B-RadGfromOV
B-RadGfromOV
14 years ago

I think he's great and was a good choice

NonProphet
NonProphet
14 years ago

Hey! Marcus is alright, but he's not gonna convince me to buy a psp, though. Had one and sold it, just didn't use it. I do my gaming in front of big TVs with surround sound. Not Marcus' fault.

I wouldn't hit on a booth babe, when a woman is trying to do her job, especially when that job involves her using her physical assets, it takes all the fun out of any kind of flirtation. I can see why dudes get a nervous, there's something a little self conscious about the interaction; the guys obviously know the chicks are hot, the girls know it (they're flaunting it and getting paid) so there is nothing unspoken, no subtly, no fun… I don't think I explained my thought very well.

B-RadGfromOV
B-RadGfromOV
14 years ago

You explained well and I agree completely.

kraygen
kraygen
14 years ago

Gamer guys need to learn, for most women one of the biggest turn offs is nervous gibbering. Have some confidence, what's the worst that could happen, she says no like you're dirt. So what, if that's her attitude she isn't worth it anyway.

BikerSaint
BikerSaint
14 years ago

OK, Didn't care that much about the babes in the video, but just don't mess with that Redhead in the pic!

She so hot, I just might make her my next future ex & buy her a mansion right now.

MMMMMM…….Redheads, FT!!!!!!

B-RadGfromOV
B-RadGfromOV
14 years ago

Haha, she's alright. I like how there's a girl for everyone in the pic, a blonde, a redhead, brunette, black, asian. You can't go wrong!
lol I think I've replied enough in this post I'll go now.

Lawless SXE
Lawless SXE
14 years ago

That redhead. OH MY HOTNESS! The others, not so much. Maybe the brunette. Normally I prefer blondes… BikerSaint, I will fight you for her. First we have to get to Rosa's Cantina (get the reference?).

B-RadGfromOV, (odd name) isn't saying black racist nowadays? Ah, bugger it, PC is for people who care.
Peace.

B-RadGfromOV
B-RadGfromOV
14 years ago

No it's not. "African American" is. It's presumptuous, and prejudiced to assume that someone comes from Africa… Plus, you'd call me white, I'm definitely not the color white, so, whatever. No double standards…

Lawless SXE
Lawless SXE
14 years ago

I don't call whites whites, I call 'em pinkies. LOL, no I'm just kidding. We don't have African Australians, just Aborigines and Torres Straight Islanders, so I just assumed with the touchy touchy American legal system nowadays that you were maybe being politically incorrect, but I guess it's cool.
Peace.

TheHighlander
TheHighlander
14 years ago

Well, y'all could just say "the girl in the light green top". That way you don't have to worry about all that.

JMO_INDY
JMO_INDY
14 years ago

Hey get a grab or two and walk away, make her follow you for a change 😉

RadioHeader
RadioHeader
14 years ago

Or cover your face like so ^^^ , and just keep grabbing away. She'll be like "who keeps doing that?"

Banky A
Banky A
14 years ago

I'd do Mario…

Nah, the Princess.

___________
___________
14 years ago

easy!
last year me and a few mates went to the motor show, there was this really hot booth babe working for lotus.
she was in a skin tight leather suit so freaking tight you could see every line, every curve!
so my mate goes up to her and says "how much vasaline did it take to get that on?" she laughs than offeres to get in the car with him for a pic.
wish i thought of that!

daizycutter
daizycutter
14 years ago

have a go at chatting them up its one thing they will expect!! ..you never know ya luck!! in the right way of course, if you crash and burn you can always say to yourself at least i tried lol

dso8515
dso8515
14 years ago

I'm curious where that picture up there came from, because most of the photographs on the wall in the back seem to be E! related. I definitely see Joel McHale, Chelsea Handler, the Kardashians, and the Girls Next Door.

TheHighlander
TheHighlander
14 years ago

Words of wisdom from the Highlands.

The best and easiest way to get a woman interested is to be comfortable with you, yourself and who you are, and be *that* person. Be genuine and don't simply spin a line, a genuine approach has a certain air of honest authenticity. That'll get you past the first hurdle because it will be a fairly unusual approach compared to most.

Whether we want to admit it or not, women have a very good nose for detecting BS. Unless you're drop dead amazingly gorgeous (in a very male way), they will simply shrug off anything you say as complete crap and ignore you. Which is, by the way, why most Booth Babes and other moderately hot women tend to look straight through most gamers and other less than genuine men.

That was the words of wisdom from the Highlands where men wear kilts and women wear smiles.

Think about it…

Bugzbunny109
Bugzbunny109
14 years ago

The Asian girls are AMAZING!!! 😀
But yeah, don't hit on a booth babe; unless you are very confident.

Reccaman18
Reccaman18
14 years ago

I second the first part of your comment.

CharlesD
CharlesD
14 years ago

Don't waste your time on models if you appreciate something called a brain…

There are ones out there w. intelligence and beauty and those aren't the ones dressing up in tight leather and standing around a new game display at E3


Last edited by CharlesD on 6/19/2010 3:35:10 PM

Nickjcal
Nickjcal
14 years ago

ha well i think most of the guys that hit on those booth babes are probably the chumps who have never seen a girl before and are amazed at what theyve been missing out on lol

TheHighlander
TheHighlander
14 years ago

Can you imagine their shame when they realize that the years of anticipation created by boob-physics in games are destroyed by the reality? I hope that if they feint at the realization, they have a soft landing and awaken to discover that the truth is far better than the fiction…

Reccaman18
Reccaman18
14 years ago

Give me the one in the middle of the pic. You guys can have the rest! lol

Jdogtookool
Jdogtookool
14 years ago

Actually there's a really easy way to get any of those booth chicks but it's too long of an explanation to post in here from my iPhone

spiderboi
spiderboi
14 years ago

Just tell her "I have an 8 inch device in my pants"

Then show her your Playstation Move. Its a plus if you have the navigator 🙂

monkeypunch2
monkeypunch2
14 years ago

Just be "normal" and friendly and make fun of yourself and the other geeks. worked for me… 🙂

TheHighlander
TheHighlander
14 years ago

Kinda boils down to 'be real', which applies virtually anywhere.

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