The BATES method is an acronym for a specific approach to reach a certain goal: destroying a sexual conquest's relationship with her boyfriend for the purpose of having sexual intercourse with her. The BATES method invariably ends in complete separation from the original target. The BATES method is as follows:
Tear them apart
Remember that girl I wanted to get with, the one with the boyfriend? I used the BATES method and finally got with her. Sucks for her boyfriend.