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05-25-15  02:09pm - 3 days Bang Bros - why does PU still do business with these scammers? (14 Posts) - #15
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To add to what I said, the reputable bulk email services out there will generate a spam profile for each account, based in part upon the percentage of emails sent are reported back flagged as spam. They will close accounts that score too high. I know this from work outside the adult field. So if you unsubscribe to your favorite site's mailing list, it is kinder than flagging it as spam.

That probably leaves some adult sites with no options for getting their promo emails out there besides the less than reputable bulk email services, which probably sell info to spammers, or are simply spammers themselves.

05-25-15  12:10pm - 3 days Bang Bros - why does PU still do business with these scammers? (14 Posts) - #14
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Originally Posted by RustyJ:


I have no doubt they are also selling our email addresses to spammers. What other reason there could be that brand new email addresses turn into spam boxes after being used to subscribe to only one paysite?


I like to think that most sites just put you on their mailing list and stop there. Their mailing list is very valuable, because their promos sent out to that list generate repeat sales. Why would they want to pollute that list by also sending out spam? If they want to maximize conversions, they should hope that their customers inboxes are not inundated with spam, so that they might actually see their promos. Some might be selling email addresses, particularly if they don't see their site having a future and are trying to cash in, but they are probably in the minority. Even Radio Shack, when faced with bankruptcy, tried to make millions by selling the personal info of all of their customers.

I agree that spam is a huge problem, and that's why I use a throwaway email address for most sites. Spammers can and do get a hold of your email in many other ways besides directly from the paysite owners, and there's really nothing that can be done about it.

05-23-15  06:00am - 6 days Update on Graymane (10 Posts) - #10
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Get well soon Graymane! Your wit and talent for writing are second to none here.

05-15-15  04:32pm - 13 days B.B. King Passes at 89 (4 Posts) - #2
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I saw him play a free, live show once. Not only was he "The King," but he was a generous man who played for love of the blues.

05-11-15  05:12pm - 17 days Keeping involvement in porn quiet (50 Posts) - #51
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The bottom line is, I don't think I really want to have my wife featured in any porn that gets distributed. She is doing it for me now, but even then nothing that shows her face, and I couldn't bring myself to persuade her to do this if she does not want it on her own. We were both tempted by that last offer, but I don't think we'll do it.

I would still shoot porn with other girls if my wife were okay with it though and the opportunity came up. We'll see how this plays out.

05-06-15  05:44pm - 22 days Keeping involvement in porn quiet (50 Posts) - #49
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Here's an odd, ironic turn of events.

You might remember from this post how much I wanted to make some porn with my wife and post it.

Without going too much into the details, I will say that from past business ventures as a model, not in porn, she has kept in touch with some like minded people and that's fine with me. Just a few months ago I wanted to make some porn with her as you guys know. Now, she got an offer of high five figures just for a video of her sucking my cock. Damn! I want to do it, but now there's this whole extra consideration of why would someone pay so much for this, and are they getting too involved?

I'm probably going to nix this, but it is just too ironic. It wouldn't be the first time though. Years ago, while we were dating other people for a short period, she got offered $10,000 to do a piss and #2 scene in LA, but turned it down at my request. Sorry guys!

05-02-15  09:00am - 26 days Are models getting less attractive? (16 Posts) - #16
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I acknowledge that porn has changed much over the years including the talent pool of porn models. I also think there is something else at play that leads us to think that models of the past are more attractive. There is a bias for the best porn with the most attractive models to survive the years.

Lets say you save only your favorites and you are one who likes to clean up your collection by deleting old content. You decide to go through your SD videos and keep only your favorites that have endured the years. When you look back at your collection in 5 years after the clean up, you will conclude that models back then were hotter. You may not recall as well just how many medicore models you weeded out, you will just look back and see the models that turned you on year after year.

The same goes for the sites themselves. Although it seems that piracy, poor marketing, outdated low resolution content, and randomness in the personal lives of the owners are the greatest factors affecting site closures, there is still a slow weeding out based on quality. If you look at sites that still host content that is over 10 years old such as ALS, 21Sextury, DDF, and to go way back ColorClimax, they are all high production value sites featuring models that are a cut above. There were lots of mediocre models back then too, their content was just lost over the years. Edited on May 02, 2015, 09:05am

04-27-15  05:42pm - 31 days Are models getting less attractive? (16 Posts) - #12
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Careers are shorter, so if you are looking for "pornstars," there are fewer of those. The girls are just as hot as ever though.

Also, more girls with tats now. That's cool with me, but if you don't like that, it could be a downside.

04-25-15  02:21pm - 33 days I am looking for Denner and Drooler. (6 Posts) - #3
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Just curious, what sites did you run support for?

04-22-15  06:17pm - 36 days The "who's that model" thread (40 Posts) - #43
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I know. Still, cheers from one DDF fan to another.

04-21-15  07:02pm - 37 days Is Porn Losing Its sparkle or Do You Think Its Great These Days (36 Posts) - #36
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Originally Posted by exotics4me:


How many good or above good quality solo model sites are left in 2015? I would guess there was 100s just ten years ago or even five years ago.


Agreed, the numbers are way down.


Originally Posted by exotics4me:

What about sites that were huge in the early to mid 2000s like Twistys, Teen Dreams and ATK's sites? Sites that have now turned into messes or attempts to somehow squeeze in some hardcore which goes against everything they were built on.


Twisty's took a turn for the worse. ATK remains one of the best in business though. I joined ATK Exotics again recently, and was totally impressed.


Originally Posted by exotics4me:

Other sites like Xisty and Babelicious have either disappeared or no one is trying to find them anymore.


Can't say what I would give to have the content from Xisty.com. It is long gone, but I still hold out hope.


Originally Posted by exotics4me:

Nearly the entire porn world has become network-obsessed. How many models today could charge $30 a month for one new photoset update or video update a day and be successful doing it? My guess is none since there are networks that have thousands of videos for $17.99 a month. While it's true that the actresses have changed in appearance it's more true that porn viewers have changed in standards.


Yes and no. It is amazing to me that clips4sale.com is such a success in 2015. It is not unusual for owners to make more from C4S than their network sites. In other words, many customers prefer to pay about $1/min for the clips of their choosing over buying even a 1 month membership. I don't understand this mentality in customers, but I do buy my fair share on C4S.


Originally Posted by exotics4me:

I once posted on here about the types of models I like. I don't remember my exact wording, but I do know it goes into a lot of us like models who are a step above our league physically (or higher). It makes the fantasy for us more realistic. Your generation has been taught not to fantasize. Not to shoot high. Which is why porn today isn't as much about helping viewers create a fantasy in their head as it is to make you think you really have a chance with the girls in porn. It's a change in our society and how we create our expectations.


Porn is and should always be about fantasy.

04-19-15  07:22pm - 39 days The "who's that model" thread (40 Posts) - #41
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Originally Posted by Drooler:


Justine Ashley, known commonly as Justine, though just Justin at DDF -- where I found her in the model index.


You always come through with models at DDF. Were you lucky enough to get this set while it was still online?

04-19-15  05:51pm - 39 days The "who's that model" thread (40 Posts) - #39
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The best one is namethatpornstar.com. It's a community of people who hang around just to post and ID porn models.

04-18-15  02:50pm - 40 days The "who's that model" thread (40 Posts) - #37
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Any ideas for her? This is another one that stumped the model identification sites.


04-12-15  02:18pm - 46 days The "who's that model" thread (40 Posts) - #36
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Originally Posted by LPee23:


Okay, so no takers on the last one. Here's another one from the year 2000 that has stumped me. I think this was shot by Ken Marcus.




Kira Reed.

04-12-15  02:16pm - 46 days The "who's that model" thread (40 Posts) - #35
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Originally Posted by LPee23:


Can anyone identify this model from DDF? I didn't have any luck with this at the model identification sites, so now it's time to bring it to the real experts.




Sheila Grant if you were wondering.

04-11-15  03:04pm - 47 days The "who's that model" thread (40 Posts) - #34
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Can anyone identify this model from DDF? I didn't have any luck with this at the model identification sites, so now it's time to bring it to the real experts.


03-31-15  06:45pm - 58 days Just curious...how do you react when you see signs of self-harm on a model? (5 Posts) - #3
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I feel for the models when I see something like this. It breaks the fantasy, and forces me to remember that some of these models live lives that are not glamorous. Some are truly women on the edge, dealing with desperation, poverty, drugs, and mental health issues. I'm not saying that porn does this to them, but some do live lives like this.

The worst for me was seeing a Russian model with the telltale scar that she had her chest cracked. She was too young for heart disease, in her 20's, so it was probably trauma, and a near brush with death. That's a hard life.

Also, the model Irina from StreetPiss.com and many of the other early Russian peeing sites has three puncture wound scars on her abdomen and a long scar from her chest to her belly button where they probably had to go in and make repairs, and you have to feel for her too.

This stuff isn't really self harm, but often it is the result of bad decisions and a hard life. Edited on Mar 31, 2015, 07:03pm

03-21-15  07:51pm - 68 days A mystery (4 Posts) - #2
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I would delete this crap, and not over think it.

When spam gets too personal, it's time for a new email address.

03-15-15  03:28pm - 74 days Czech porn? (6 Posts) - #6
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Originally Posted by jasta:


Why is there so much Czech porn? Is there something special about the country, people, etc?


I've been to Prague a few times. Just walking down the street there, you will be amazed by how many beautiful women you will see. There is definitely something special about the Czechs.

03-09-15  02:47pm - 80 days Have you ever had a porn ‘dry spell’? (8 Posts) - #7
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I think the dry spell is at it's worst when it comes to artistic fetish photography. I'm talking about the type of site where photography is the focus, the photographer puts their name behind their work, and they strive to produce a truly artistic rendering of fetish themes. There are a number of established sites out there still doing this extremely well, and that cannot be overlooked, but I haven't seen any new sites along these lines over the past year.

Every time I see a new site that looks promising, the emphasis tends to be on video, with photos that are either absent, stills of the video, or just with quality that clearly took a lower priority than video. I guess its market demands at work, because it seems to be commonly said that video converts much better than photos. It's too bad for the photo fans, maybe things will change someday, but for now I am just glad for the dedicated handful of artistic fetish photography sites still out there.

02-27-15  09:55am - 90 days Pay dirt! Tell us about your BEST porn finds ... (18 Posts) - #13
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I should also post my greatest porn finds here for completeness.

The biggest gem is actually a long lost site that was given to me as a favor by a producer who reads this forum from time to time, so in all fairness, even though I am still sworn to secrecy on what this site was, it deserves mention.

Aside from that, I was happy to download a full copy of ag-angels.com before that closed. Lots of gems on that site, such as Amber Rayne's only pissing scenes outside of her one on pissing.com.

Another absolute gem was when ALS sent me their old, long "lost" photos from their mail order CD business, CDGirlsOnline.com. Yes, they gave me permission to share this info too, and it shows how dedicated they are to their customers. See my review, where I go into the details.

Another very niche gem for me was finding the content from suzysdesperation.com (closed in 2005), one of my favorite sites of all time, re-posted on TACAmateurs.com by Suzy under the user name SusanRocks.

And a gem that I obtained today, an old photoset of Victoria Knight aka Joanne peeing, not available online anymore. Again, got it directly from the owner.

02-25-15  04:16pm - 92 days Pay dirt! Tell us about your BEST porn finds ... (18 Posts) - #12
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Originally Posted by jd1961:


I forgot to mention I also am lucky to have almost all of Galitsin's sets before the site went under. The best nude photographer of them all.


Sorry to drag up this old thread, but I am curious, does anyone know what happened to Grigori Galitsin in recent years? His Wikipedia biography trails off at 2009, but he seems to have been in some legal trouble at that point.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grigori_Galitsin

Also, since I brought this thread back up, any new greatest porn finds to report?

02-24-15  07:00pm - 93 days Should PU add a thread labelled RIP for good porn sites that have bit the dust? (31 Posts) - #31
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Yeah, so this is where I hang up the mic and walk off stage, for this thread at least. Didn't expect anyone to have much to say after that last post, unless you had a similar experience, but it was good to put it all to words.

I'll keep holding out hope. Just today, a model and penthouse pet emailed me back after 6 months, and she is going to help me track down her lost peeing shoots from her solo girl site that closed last year. So, you never know. Edited on Feb 24, 2015, 07:08pm

02-24-15  06:47pm - 93 days Alternative distribution model for censored porn (13 Posts) - #13
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No denying that the overabundance of free content on tubes is the main factor in declining membership sales.

At the same time, tubes are somewhat of a self-made problem for the industry. First webmasters bought traffic from TGP's and MGP's, and now it's tubes. The difference is that storage and bandwidth are so cheap now that tubes can and do host a glut of free content, and they are not policed well for copyright enforcement.

I think AWPress is right that if you download a few videos that aren't for sale anymore from tubes it is probably a case of no harm no foul. At the same time though, many of the sites that have closed in recent years might still be around if not for piracy on the tubes.

I would prefer a world without tubes, if it would have meant that a few more studios could have stayed open.

02-19-15  01:36pm - 98 days Alternative distribution model for censored porn (13 Posts) - #9
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Thanks for such a forthright reply. This is what makes the PU forum great - you've got customers and industry insiders coming together. Here we've got a customer, me, trying to find ways to pay for stuff that many people pirate, and an insider who can sympathize with those who have to turn to tubes etc for retired content.

Bitcoin does have its problems, but it is growing in popularity. I just opened a coinbase account recently, and it was simple enough for anyone to do it. I also read on xbiz.com that bitcoin now accounts for about 5% of paysite membership transactions and growing. Who knows, it may just continue to get easier to use bitcoin with a little more time.

02-07-15  08:47pm - 110 days Should PU add a thread labelled RIP for good porn sites that have bit the dust? (31 Posts) - #30
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Originally Posted by LPee23:


I have more to say about this site, but I am too busy tonight. It is the one that got away though, and I regret it a lot.


After writing this all, I have to apologize in advance for this epic post. I try to make most of my posts interesting to you, the readers here, and concise. I admit right up front that this post is all about me, and it is definitely not concise, but I have needed to get this out for a while.

I figure tonight is as good a night as any to get nostalgic and finally get the story out here. I've got the place to myself, a nice bottle of wine on hand, and nothing but peace and quiet, so here goes.

Bodyparts.biz was probably the best site that you have never heard of. It featured the photography of Frannie Adams, a true artist, who focused her talent on the erotic. Frannie is probably best known for her "Pussy Portrait" books, where she was the first to publish a series of beautiful facial portraits, each juxtaposed to an equally beautiful "Pussy Portrait." This concept has been copied by others, if you have been to many sites then maybe you can think of one in particular, but it started with her, and it is one of her unique trademarks.

She published another photo book, "Bedroom Voyeur," that explored more voyeuristic themes. It featured staged upskirts, shots through peepholes, and a few shots of women on or near the toilet, but no peeing.

One day, I found her site, bodyparts.biz. I checked out the samples on her landing page, and more samples on her blog, and they were amazing. I couldn't put my finger on it yet what was so great about them, but they made an impression. As I looked further, I saw from her samples that she had a number of peeing shoots too, so this was right up my alley.

I was determined to join, actually she was next on my list, but I had this huge project for work hitting a deadline soon. So, I did what I had to do, and put work first.

Then, I checked back in at her landing page, and I noticed her site had been discounted to $15.00 for a month. "The best deal on the net." It certainly was, but this was very concerning to me. I had seen enough sites close, that I know drastic sales out of the blue are a warning sign. Getting worried, I checked her traffic, but the numbers seemed good. So I said to myself, just wait until this project is over in a couple of weeks, the site will still be around, then I'll join.

So I knock this particular project out of the park, then later that night sit down victoriously to sign up for bodyparts.biz. I was greeted by words that are now unfortunately burned into my mind, "Body Parts is now closed. Thank you for your patronage."

This is the part where words just don't do the feeling justice. It sounds ridiculous to compare a porn site closing, even an artistic one, to great works of art being lost, but that is how it feels. The feeling was the same that I had seeing the video of the Buddhas of Bamiyan being destroyed in early 2001, only it was much more personal.

But the sadness hadn't really sunk in yet, actually I was heartened by my recent luck in recovering some long lost favorite sites by dealing directly with webmasters. I just needed a way to get in touch, so I turned to google, and found that she had an email address posted to her clips4sale.com video store. Worried that she would soon be signing out of that email for good and closing her C4S store, I bought some clips, then I sent her an email that I hoped would be both concise and compelling.

She replied a few days later, and we would shoot emails back and forth for the next six months or so. She was always pleasant and I appreciate her taking the time to reply! While what I really wanted were her peeing shoots from bodyparts.biz, she directed me to buy her books, and said that she was in negotiations to sell her site, and would give me the link if that happened. Every time I made an offer for photos from the site, however, the offer was ignored. I could understand things from her point of view, she ran a site with thousands of customers, so what is one more? While I offered several thousands of dollars, it often requires a truly life changing offer to impact someone who is checked out, and apparently my offer was not enough. Not willing to give up there, I got in touch with some of my connections. I had a major network, top 10 here on PU, poised to potentially offer her generous compensation for licensing her content, and I sent her the good news. Unfortunately, this was right before her domain expired, and her email server went offline right after that, so I don't even know if she got the email.

My wife later found the word file where I drafted the last email that I sent her, and she gave me such a hard time, in a joking way. She teased me that the letter was the best, most inspired piece of writing she has ever seen me compose. Why couldn't I bring the same enthusiasm to her Christmas cards! She was taken back for a day or so by the amount that I offered too, but I made it up to her with her Christmas gift.

Anyway, now I have no way of reaching Frannie, and hope of ever seeing her work should be fading, but I keep hanging on to it. I remember going back over her photos from her blog and elsewhere, and thinking to myself, if her site had not closed before I could have joined, then I would have downloaded just the peeing shoots, stashed them away, and moved on. Instead, I found myself treasuring every single photo of hers that I had, and taking in the detail like I never would have otherwise.

I noticed the soft yet intense quality of her lighting, the deliberate saturated highlights in the background giving her shoots an ethereal feel, and the delicious subtle highlights washing over her models' skin tones. I noticed her composition, focusing on one body part, treating it as the subject, then moving to the next. I noticed the unique lighting for her close ups, the "closest close ups on the web," as she called them. I think she used a ring flash.

As I started to come to terms with the reality that I may never see the full body of her work, I was just left with this profound dissatisfaction. I had to find the silver lining, turn it into something positive. I do know, for a fact, that if I had downloaded the shoots that I wanted while her site was around, I would have stashed them away, and never been so inspired by them. That is certainly true. I would have recognized them as great photos, but I would not have truly taken them in for all their detail and understood what makes them that way.

So, I have been inspired. Not just a little either. There are ideas, and then there are ideas that have a force of their own, that move you to action. I have had precious few that have truly moved me to action, day in and day out throughout my life, but the ones that do this have shaped the course of my life. This new idea is that I can appreciate beauty in erotic art, so now I should create it, and inspiration is nothing if you don't act on it.

It doesn't even make sense for me to shoot erotic art at all, it's a bad business venture, and it's a risk to reputation. At the same time, I just keep coming back to this idea, and it's been more than a year.

Thanks for hanging in there if you made it to the end. It's great to have a place to share stories like this at PU. Edited on Feb 07, 2015, 09:13pm

02-06-15  05:21pm - 111 days How do you manage/view your porn stash (35 Posts) - #34
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When you're doing manual backups, you should run chkdsk or the utility of your choice on your backup disc before updating it, especially if it has been a while.

I just caught a bad disc like this. It was a backup 4Tb Western Digital drive that I hadn't updated in about a year, and I was going to re-purpose it as a primary since my collection has grown and I don't have any empty drives on hand. Luckily I checked it first, otherwise the data on the primary might have been corrupted.

Now it's time to order more drives.

02-06-15  04:34pm - 111 days Need help finding renamed sites (4 Posts) - #5
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That sucks. I see that sashafucksdasha.com was one of the ones that was eliminated completely, that is too bad.

02-01-15  12:23pm - 116 days Need help finding renamed sites (4 Posts) - #3
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A lot of old sites redirect to 18 Only Girls. I haven't checked it out yet, but some of the models from those sites are listed in 18 Only Girls. I am hoping they kept the content from those sites.

01-27-15  08:35pm - 121 days Open mouth, insert foot... (1 Posts) - Original Post - #1
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Open mouth, insert foot...

Every now and then, something good still pops up on EBW. This is truly painful but hilarious to watch.

ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/84435226/

For the record, incest porn is not cool.

Edit: Removed hard link. Please cut and paste. Edited on Jan 27, 2015, 08:48pm

01-25-15  06:16am - 124 days Can anyone recommend any dirty talking american porn stars (21 Posts) - #21
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I checked out femdomempire.com a couple days ago, and it seems like exactly what you are looking for. It features over 100 American porn stars, most who have careers in mainstream porn, stepping outside of their usual role to play the role of dominatrix. It definitely has them talking their dirtiest!

01-24-15  05:50pm - 124 days Alternative distribution model for censored porn (13 Posts) - #7
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Originally Posted by Wittyguy:


Rehashing what I noted in my comment in the poll, a lot of the older porn lacks documentation from the actors (all the stuff regarding age, consent, etc.) that websites are required to maintain. Additionally, tracking down who actually owns the copyrights is difficult too. I think anyone who did what is being proposed would probably have to do it on the dark web in a less than truly legal way. Therein lies the problem, not enough people willing to pay on the dark web for this stuff (and more likely to steal it) to justify the cost even if you ignored copyrights and legal verification standards.


I see what you are saying, but the whole idea behind this is to keep it legit. In this thread, I'm not talking so much about bringing back content without documentation. I think it might be possible to get the docs in some cases. I can name dozens of companies running sites right now that have removed some of their more edgy content. Of course, they deleted it from their sites, but I doubt they actually took the extra time to root through their records and get rid of the 2257's and model releases. Actually, they almost certainly would have kept them, in case any future legal questions arise. That's more the type of thing that I had in mind. It wouldn't stop there though. The ultimate goal would be to create a marketplace for the older content, one where people would be happy to pay a premium for content they thought was lost, and one that would maybe raise some eyebrows and entice some of the older players who left the industry to test the waters again and offer their content too. Anyway, it's just a dream now, but we will see. Edited on Jan 24, 2015, 06:19pm

01-24-15  11:11am - 124 days Rare last chance to join sites before closure (4 Posts) - #5
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The sites are down now. I hope everyone got all the content that they wanted while they were around.

01-24-15  10:08am - 124 days Alternative distribution model for censored porn (13 Posts) - #3
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Thanks Khan.

01-24-15  08:19am - 124 days Alternative distribution model for censored porn (13 Posts) - Original Post - #1
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Alternative distribution model for censored porn

Pat362 and I were commenting on the latest poll, and talking about how so many people seem to be able to recall a favorite video from the past that can't be found anywhere now. It would be great if there were a way to bring more older porn back, but the issue is that the owners are checked out from the industry and unreachable.

While much older porn has simply been lost due to the passing of time, a good amount of porn both old and new has actively been censored by credit card processors. I'm not talking about stuff that is truly wrong and should be censored, I'm talking about stuff like person to person peeing, hardcore BDSM, you know, like 50 Shades of Gray stuff that just went a little far. Imagine if it could be brought back in a new distribution scheme that cuts the payment processors and maybe even the web hosting companies out of the loop. Payments through Bitcoin, and either licensing fees going to the content owners, or an up front purchase of the content. The fact that content was censored and then brought back could actually command a large premium over regular porn. Imagine the sales pitch - "Too hot for the 'net, payment processors say you can't watch it, but we say you can. Your favorite videos have been brought back to you by..."

Who wouldn't want to sign up for one of the old sites from the wave of closures following the Max Hardcore investigation, like YellowDiscipline.com, or the original edgiest site on the 'net, SickPuppy.com, a site that was constantly under pressure from payment processors, and now seems to have caved.

I'm not saying I'm actually ready to do this, it's one thing to have an idea, and another to make it happen. A lot of details would have to be worked out. I'm sure it would be labor intensive to implement a Bitcoin payment system. A third party age verification service that still likely relies on credit card would also have to be used.

Content owners would probably react in a variety of ways. Some seemingly like to sweep it under the rug and hope it goes unnoticed when they are forced to remove content. But, the prospect of making money on that content again might make anyone think twice. Also, even the most unlikely of companies might consider participating. As an example, I once approached a large company known for fighting a daily battle of active copyright enforcement. I noticed that some content that I was looking for was missing, and they told me they couldn't offer it due to their content restrictions. Rather than stopping there, I requested a copyright waiver to legally acquire it from a third party, and gave me the okay. I wish I could say what company it was, because they deserve a good word, but I don't think they would want this advertised.

Anyway, I'm curious to hear what everyone thinks.

P.S. You guys may be curious to hear what happened with the plans I mentioned previously of possibly shooting some porn. It's on hold for now, until my wife gets comfortable with the idea of me working with porn models. I have to give her credit though, she's okay with me doing what I do, she does love porn, and as an experienced e-business owner, she is even thinking about starting her own web development business catering to the adult industry. So, we'll see how things play out.

01-13-15  05:47am - 136 days Anyone know if there is a decent software out there to tag photos. (6 Posts) - #4
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Watermarks, like the little whatever-site.com graphics usually found in the corners of pics from paysites.

01-11-15  11:08am - 137 days Online porn crackdown announced in UK (13 Posts) - #14
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Long list of UK sites at BritBird for anyone interested.

britbird.com Edited by Staff on Jan 11, 2015, 03:00pm (Khan: Direct link URL Edited. Please do not post sites we do not list.)

01-11-15  09:19am - 137 days Rare last chance to join sites before closure (4 Posts) - #4
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I spoke too soon, it just took 10 min for my login to work for some reason. These sites are full of bugs, but if you are interested in getting this content right before it goes offline, then check them out. It's kind of fun!

01-11-15  09:12am - 137 days Rare last chance to join sites before closure (4 Posts) - #3
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Never mind, I think it's too late for these sites. You can join via CCBill, but you will not get a working username and password. The form to contact support is broken. Anyway, glad I got European-femdom.com while it was around.

Again, this illustrates how impossible it is to download sites right before they close. Even when you see signs of imminent closure, which is rare, you may actually be too late.

01-11-15  09:00am - 137 days Rare last chance to join sites before closure (4 Posts) - #2
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Most of these sits can be joined via ccbill.com, but it seems that oldfuckingpeople.com can only be joined by SEPA Direct Payment (available only in 33 EU contries) and direct debit (more expensive). I may have to ask a like minded friend in Sweden for help here.

01-11-15  08:44am - 137 days Rare last chance to join sites before closure (4 Posts) - Original Post - #1
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Rare last chance to join sites before closure

The affiliate program bee52cash.com just went down, and they were a UK network with many sites that are over the R18 line. As far as I know, they have been unreachable for their affiliates. I think it's reasonable to expect that their sites will go down imminently too.

European-femdom.com is my favorite, so I would recommend that one first. Not much bondage or leather, but tons of golden showers, humiliation, and some spanking, whipping, spitting etc.

By the way, the design of the join page is very confusing. You have to click on the hidden hyperlink here to join (I added the arrow):



If you like nylons, check out Nylonic.com. I haven't been to that site, but if you check it out, I'd be curious to hear what it's like.

I'm going to be checking out painsex.tv and oldfuckingpeople.com now, because they seem to have some peeing videos.

Glorysluts.com is their solo site, I don't plan to join, but let me know how it is if you do join.

Finally, I can't promise that this really is a last chance to join these sites, but it certainly seems that way.

01-11-15  07:03am - 137 days Anyone know if there is a decent software out there to tag photos. (6 Posts) - #2
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uMark works well, it works on single photos or in batch, and it also does watermarks.

www.uconomix.com

01-10-15  10:31am - 138 days Is it overall in Porn's best interest to run tube sites out of Dodge? (12 Posts) - #13
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The tube problem is a great example of the "Prisoner's dilemma." The prisoner's dilemma is illustrated by a situation where two prisoners who conspired to commit a crime are being interrogated and offered a deal for giving up their co-conspirator. If neither one gives the other up, they will both be prosecuted. If one gives the other up, the snitch will receive a plea deal, and the other will be prosecuted. If both give each other up, they will each receive a longer sentence.

In other words, if one prisoner acts out of self interest, he will benefit and the other will suffer, but it both act out of self interest, then both will suffer more.

It's the same problem with porn sites and tubes. Each site benefits by putting some free content on tubes. By getting their name out there with the free samples, they drive more sales. The problem is that there are so many paysites out there, that when they all put content up on tubes, there is so much free content on the tubes that most customers have had their fill long before they are ready to make a purchase.

Oil producers faced a similar Prisoner's dilemma dilemma as they tried to undercut each others prices, and they solved it temporarily by creating OPEC, a cartel where they collaborated on price setting and agreed not to undercut each other.

Unfortunately, the porn industry is far too large and decentralized for sites to collectively agree to reign in their free content on tubes. Actually, something unusual has happened instead. One company, Manwin, has acquired such a large network of tubes, that it can flood the market with it's competitor's content for free, while selling their own paysites. We'll have to see how it plays out, but it sill seems like a game where everyone loses.

01-10-15  09:55am - 138 days Question re recurring memberships (16 Posts) - #17
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My wife knows a jeweler who was helping out a friend chose a stone and setting as a gift for his girlfriend. He gave him a great deal, and offered the stone for a cut rate price. It was less than his friend expected to pay, and his friend looked at the stone, and said he was looking for something a bit nicer. He brought him back a week later and showed him the same stone, this time for triple the price. He was wowed by it. Then, the jeweler told him the truth, and sold it to him for the original price. This is what I mean when I say that people are not always rational when it comes to pricing. It is actually wrong to think that price always correlates with value. Sometimes, people just expect to pay a certain amount as part of the "buying experience" , especially in areas like jewelry, clothing, etc but also digital content.

01-09-15  04:01pm - 139 days Question re recurring memberships (16 Posts) - #15
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Markets are not entirely rational. Sometimes, customers perceive higher quality in higher priced products. Also, if you work with affiliates, they may make a better pitch for a higher priced site, resulting in higher retention. Hey, if they stay longer for $10, which is totally a reasonable price, then roll with it!

01-09-15  12:58pm - 139 days Can anyone recommend any dirty talking american porn stars (21 Posts) - #19
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If you love women who talk dirty, you have to check out Mistress T. Few women in porn can claim to have a smoking body, the willingness to do the kinkiest acts, and beyond that claim their devastatingly dirty dialogue as their best asset. Mistress T shows how sexy a devilish wit can be. She falls in the femdom genre, but she's typically not all dressed up in leather, or doing much S&M. She's usually performing various fetish acts, either solo while she talks to the camera, or with other subs and doms. She covers a wide range of fetishes, as you can see at her clips4sale.com store: http://clips4sale.com/23869. All those clips are available on her memberships site, MistressT.net, so if you want more than a handful, you're better off getting the membership. She has just as many clips, or maybe more, up on clubstiletto.com, and also a handful on theenglishmansion.com. She's one of my favorites, check her out!

Edit: The OP asked for American porn stars, and in all fairness, she is from Vancouver. Edited on Jan 09, 2015, 01:39pm

01-07-15  01:45pm - 141 days Do you see the stigma associated with legitiment porn lessen or worsen? (8 Posts) - #7
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Porn will always be limited to the "adult" world, plain and simple, it's not appropriate for the dinner table at a typical family gathering with kids around. For this reason and others, it will never be acceptable as part of a casual, "polite" conversation.

Then again, among many of the guys I hang out with, it doesn't have much stigma at all. Back when all those celeb pics were leaked last year, the topic came up with a couple of "respectable" guys at work, and before I knew it one was pulling them up on their iPhone and showing the other where to download them. The three of us stood around and flipped through them for at least 10 minutes.

I also still get together with a close group of guys from high school from time to time. Way back in the day, we used to go to the local Quickie Mart, get away with buying Hustler and Penthouse. So porn was never off the table as a conversation topic for us. Just a few years ago, we all went up to one of their cabins to party . It was a crazy time. The guy who owned the place flipped on some porn OnDemand, and it was pretty nice in the background of the party. We had this whole discussion about it, how guy X can't stand women using dildos in porn, and guy Y thinks the kinkier the better, not unlike some of our discussions here. It actually wasn't awkward at all. So, in the right company , talking porn can be awesome. But, that is with a very select group. We're not going to see it be polite dinner table conversation any time soon. Edited on Jan 07, 2015, 01:51pm

01-06-15  06:05pm - 142 days Large Monitors - Are They Worth It? (44 Posts) - #44
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My wife just gave me her old 32" LED TV that I am now using as a monitor, and it's a big upgrade from my 18" laptop LCD screen. It's HD, not 4k, but still pretty nice.

12-21-14  08:12am - 158 days If you're looking to organize your collection try this (7 Posts) - #7
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Interesting, some of the sites that were offline at the time I audited my collection are underlined here, and some of those are back online!

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