Most college hook-ups are purely based in hedonistic fun, contrary to what a few worried Gen-Xers would like to believe. You’re scantily clad at a party, they’re single and ready to mingle, yada yada yada. But according to NYU Secrets, a few Violets use sex as a bargaining chip for money, a solid Natural Science grade, and epic April Fool’s jokes. It’s a risky strategy, and can easily backfire: see exhibit A, Monica Lewinsky.
Before you get down and dirty with manipulation in mind, take a look at how these tactics have played out on the small screen.