The old “bat the eyes and play dumb” routine was unreliable. The really oblivious ones would fall for it, but the sharper ones might pull themselves away from the perfume, cocktails, and tight dresses just long enough to realize they were being led down a path.
To really get them talking, you have to put them off. Challenge their expertise, act uninterested, they can’t handle that coming from a woman. They’ll let loose every detail you need to know just to feel like they put you in your place. This one was too easy; she’ll have everything she needs on tape before they even bring the dessert tray.
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