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Lady GaGa - Poker Face - Lyrics Meaning

Poker Face by Lady GaGa is a song that explains a woman that plays men like she plays cards. She is able to keep her "poker face" on, and all of the guys are unable to tell that she is not seriously interested in them. She is not afraid to use the idea of sex with men to get what she is looking for. She states in her lyrics that she will not openly use affection, like kisses, hugs or telling a man she loves him to get what she wants. All she needs to do is use her sex appeal and she will be able to "take your bank".

Once she gets him hooked on the idea of being with her, she is able to play his heart. In this song, she is relating her ability to play cards and bluff to being able to play a man's feelings against him. She can take away his better judgment by allowing him to think that everything is his idea and she is just following along with it. However, she is truthfully the one that is in control and is able to manipulate him into doing what she wants.

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Sep 3, 2014 @ 9:21 pm
It's about her ability to play men because it's part of her job. In order to be an icon, she needs men to think about her sex appeal but her interest isn't in men, it's in women. "...he can't read my poker face, she's got me like nobody."

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