The game. We’ve all heard that euphemism applied to dating, right? The rules are curious. They’re never set in stone. They change according to each player’s understanding, and just who the winner is supposed to be… well, no one’s knows for sure. Perhaps you yourself have used some of the more common tricks. The two-day rule before returning a call. Pretending your schedule is more hectic than it really is— “but maybe this Saturday at 2:00, if that works for you?” And of course, the perennial classic: the vague, non-committed response.