a person tries
to gain control by telling another person
, information about another. Basically B tells A about C, or vice
versa. The goal is to confuse the two, so that B will gain the upper hand in the social
context, whether gaining approval or be seen as "cool"
Avoid them at all costs!
Also, to be used
on who they think are "suckers" or to "gauge" or "test" for gullibility. Can anyone say Manipulator?!
B: "Hey, Lisa's having a birthday, you should come!"
C: (thinking to herself, why didn't A just invite
Really? Well, I don't really know her that well.
B: She'd want
you there, really.
(At the birthday)
A: Oh hey C. (surprised expression)
B: Hey, I heard from B it was your birthday!
C: (thinking to herself, hehe i was the middleman...suckers)