After seeing that Gael attracts girls because he is from Argentina, Barney and Ted pose as out-of-towners in order to meet New York City women. Their plan is a bust, and they eventually discover their dates are from New Jersey.

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Barney and Ted pretend to be from out of town, in an effort to pick up some New York girls, after seeing how effortless it is for Gael. Ted and Barney are in a cab with two girls, heading to a party when Ted asks the Taxi driver why he's taking a particular route. In an effort to cover for Ted and convince the girls they are not from NYC, Barney says, "Now he knows all the streets! He's been watching too many "Steinfeld" episodes!"
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Around the World in Eighty Days
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This Book is referred to by We're Not From Here part of How I Met Your Mother Season 3
Ted is in the process of shaving off his beard. After shaving off a portion, he comes out of the bathroom and tells Lily, Marshall and Barney that Robin is trying to win the break-up. Lily says it's not a competition, and then, making fun of his remaining facial hair, tells Ted, "Now, your 80 day balloon trip around the world, now that was a competition.", making a reference to the book 'Around the World in Eighty Days'.

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Bowling for Columbine

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When Robin brandishes her gun in front of the backpackers, one of them yells, "Michael Moore was so right about Americans!" He is referencing the 2002 documentary Bowling For Columbine directed by Michael Moore which focused on the epidemic of gun crime in America.
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How I Met Your Mother Season 3

# Title Air Date
How I Met Your Mother
3:1 Wait For It Sep 24, 2007
3:2 We're Not From Here Oct 1, 2007
3:3 Third Wheel Oct 8, 2007
3:4 Little Boys Oct 15, 2007
3:5 How I Met Everyone Else Oct 20, 2007
3:6 I'm Not That Guy Oct 29, 2007
3:7 Dowiesetrepla Nov 5, 2007
3:8 Spoiler Alert Nov 12, 2007
3:9 Slapsgiving Nov 19, 2007
3:10 The Yips Nov 26, 2007
3:11 The Platinum Rule Dec 10, 2007
3:12 No Tomorrow Mar 17, 2008
3:13 Ten Sessions Mar 24, 2008
3:14 The Bracket Mar 31, 2008
3:15 The Chain of Screaming Apr 14, 2008
3:16 Sandcastles in the Sand Apr 21, 2008
3:17 The Goat Apr 28, 2008
3:18 Rebound Bro May 5, 2008
3:19 Everything Must Go May 12, 2008
3:20 Miracles May 19, 2008