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Back in November, we got 15 minutes of fame for Justin Lookadoo, a motivational speaker and self-proclaimed "dating expert" who gives high school kids words of wisdom like this:  

"Every new sexual experience when you are not married puts another ding, another scratch, another scar on who you are. You keep running your car into other people, and then you wonder why no one treats you special."  
He got thoroughly schooled by the students at a Texas high school, who took to Twitter to mock him mercilessly.  He's back in the headlines, and I imagine he's even less happy about it this time.

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Justin Lookadoo became briefly notorious after the November school assembly, which brought some attention to his books on being "dateable," and his website, RUdateable. Here of a few of his gems:

Dateable guys aren't tamed. They don't live by the rules of the opposite sex.

Dateable guys know they aren't as sensitive as girls and that's okay.

A dateable girl knows when to shut up.

If you dress like a flesh buffet, don't be surprised when he treats you like a piece of meat.

A Dateable girl isn't Miss Independent.

If you go too tight, too short, or too low-cut, you are no longer a person to get to know but an object to use.

A student who attended the assembly was moved to write an excellent article after Lookadoo the "dating expert" offered these quotes:
"Ladies, I'm going to say this in the nicest way are the most horrible, awful, vindictive creatures this planet has ever seen."

"There are some major differences between girls and guys. You see, when I get elevated in life, when I start getting better places in life, I'm going to tell all my boys how to get up here...Girls, you start getting elevated in life, you start getting better in life, you spend the rest of your life trying to kick every other girl down."

The teens fought back with the hashtag #lookadouche:
I see, so I'm single because I gab? This makes sense. I'll just find a virgin, noncommunicative, conquerer.

Also make sure you cover up so he doesn't treat you like "meat". As a guy, I'm offended.

shuffles back to the kitchen:: hey, anyone seen my shoes? Oh, nvmnd. Don't need em to cook muffins.

Guys- mayday!! Justin Lookadoo says I'm "dateless" & romantically hopeless. Do you think I should tell my partner of 5+ years??

This week, we learned that Lookadoo left out an important rule:  don't miss one of your scheduled speaking engagements because you're busy being arrested for public intoxication.  Or as one tweeter put it:  "Dateable guys know that Axe Body Spray won't disguise vomit all over your clothes"

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