Current Member for less than 1 month (at the time of review).
+ Exclusive content that updates 5x a week.
+ Good $10, 30 day membership through TBP.
+ Great 2500 x 1700 pics with zips and true 1080 HD vids with good download speeds. 4 DL options for vids including mobile device sized. Also streaming available with good speeds and ability to jump within a scene.
+ Smallish watermarks
+ Attractive girls (18 - 30 range) with few "enhancements". A good mix between porn stars and more unknowns, at least to me.
+ A unique site in terms of the artistic and hardcore factors it tries to combine.
+ A good mix of content (about 40% HC, 40% solo, and 20% lez).
+ User ratings and comments sections and social media connections.
- Tags / search engine is poor.
- Navigation needs an overhaul.
- Some ads on main page and when logging in.
- Prechecked cross sale on signup.
- The "artistic" feel the site is trying to convey gets lost with bad lighting, bad composition and iffy camera / cropping work.
- Very few positions shown for all scenes.
- Has a model directory but with very little info.
- You get timed out somewhat quickly and there are capcha's every time you log in.
- A fair amount of photoshopping and post production effects going on.
- More complicated than usual cancellation process. Web based cancel system doesn't seem to work (call or use email -- aka: don't wait until the end before trying to cancel). Also, must cancel at least 7 days before end of 30 days to keep from getting rebilled.
This is my first voyage into the world of "heartcore" / "lovecore" figuring it looked like it had great quality and would be something different. True, it was different. You won't find anal, dp's, gagging and the like here which is fine by me. I'd like to think that years of overexposure to gonzo porn and too much degrading porn (sort of the default it seems) has made me so jaded to my inner sensitive new age guy. However, even using that standard of measure this site just didn't seem to add up for me. Here's the lowdown:
PICS: The setup looked good. Site has about 125 HC, 56 lez, and 106 solo sets (all have 100 or more pics) and the pics are quite large with zips. However, it quickly broke down. When viewing in browser, the default setting is for a slideshow but you can click to a thumbnail layout. If you click on a thumbnail and go back a page you get the slideshow again. Way too much clicking. You can only view the full sized pics by DL'ing the zips; the inbrowser view is only 800x550. Additionally, you can't even see all the thumbnails and the way the thumbnails are laid out (horizontal as opposed to the usual vertical) you have to use their in browser "forward arrow" which is clunky at best.
There are several photographers working here and most seem to be too damn artsy for their own good. Lots of scenes use natural lighting which results in dark pics and lots of shadows. Also the default seems to be to have the camera in a fixed position which limits the angles and views we're used to seeing.
For hardcore, there is a big focus on foreplay which results in only about 2 positions for actual sex. Given that the camera seems trapped in a fixed position for many scenes the result is that it often feels like your watching a scene from some 1980's Hustler where they couldn't show actual penetration, you just sorta know they're doing it. The lack of positions comes across in the lez and solo stuff too. I guess I like more variety as opposed to just soaking in what's in front of me.
While you get about a lot of pics per set, most of it seems to be a mosaic masterclass - here's a pose but in one frame you get a head, another the torso, another a leg, here's another with some artistic blurriness, etc. The vids are better in this respect but it does gets frustrating regarding the pics. I guess when I think artsy I think of some originality and professional output. A lot of these scenes feel more like someone who knows photography but hasn't shot porn before and isn't quite up to it.
VIDS: About 130 HC, 120 solo, and 60 lez. In browser stream works great and the HD is real HD which looks great ... meaning it's only as great as the way the scene was shot. My main complaint with the vids is their composition and artsy feel which is mostly identical to the issues I outlined in the "pics" section above. A lot of the vids have music in the beginning, some music go throughout.
NAV: Yet another site that built a navigation system when they were small and it no longer works for beans once they've grown. I already groused about the in browser pic issues. The scenes have tags but they are limited. If you search under tags, say "brunette", you'll get a result saying there are 182 scenes. However, it will only bring up 30: there is no way I can see to show them all. The tags are too few (some scenes are mistagged too) and too generic given the number of scenes they have.
If you poke around under their 3 general categories of HC, solo, and lez you'll find that recent updates aren't included. The only way to look at everything is to go through every page of updates - which only lets you jump back or ahead a few pages at a time.
I give this site an 82 because of the quality, the amount of content and the hot girls. However, for me they missed the boat on what they were trying to achieve. This is not porn for women since the focus seems mostly centered on the girls and there is no real talking or kissing-centric theme and the HC ends with a body or facial cumshot. The softer artistic side of porn put forth here seems to get washed over by the crop / framing jobs, low lighting and one position camera angles in many scenes. Those who like artsy porn may be interested in this but I think that for most the HC isn't the hardcore we're used to seeing (and not just the gonzo / rough sex stuff, just the composition in general). The softcore / lez stuff with an artsy feel is done much better by places like HegreArt, MetArt and the like.
I guess I went into this with my hopes set a bit too high. I think this site would work best for someone who digs softcore and art photography and might be looking to try some hardcore. If, like me, you have more of a hardcore background then you're more likely to walk away disappointed.
Saw the new TBP review today and, being that I haven't seen this site in a few years after having a previous member, thought I'd take a quick gander at the preview pages. Uggghhh! The pic updates page showed nothing but content that's been circulating in the web ether for years. In fact I didn't see anything of interest that hasn't been on my hard drive for a long time. The videos looked a little fresher but that may just be because it was mostly solo and lez content which I don't pay as much attention to. Seems like Viv peaked and is riding out the game at this point. No subscription coming up from me.
I said "other" because it's probably all of the above. I've seen examples of all of the above in the forum in the past. My guess is that for a woman to openly be a woman here (I suspect some join under a male or gender neutral name) requires more effort and bother than what it's worth.
I hate to admit it but the internet has ruined my reading. I used to read books all the time but now it's almost like I get bored reading more than a few pages. Damn you internet articles! Where did my ... (pause) ... attention span go?
I took a peek at this site yesterday and was pretty disappointed. Almost all of the hardcore updates since early 2012 are from teenmegaworld / 18xgirls producers (same girls and content). The few HC scenes that are DDF originals are just recycled content from years past. Some of the softcore pics since 2012 are exclusive though but there are very few of them.
Overall, it appears that DDF has decided to pretty much put all of their exclusive hardcore content on their handsonhardcore site and leave the other sites to fill other niches.
Overall, I would not recommend joining this site unless it was part of the overall network or unless you are brand new to DDF material.
Current Member for less than 1 month (at the time of review).
+ Almost 800 scenes of nothin' but hardcore banging.
+ Exclusive content.
+ About 100 true HD scenes and large sized vids in general.
+ Professional quality production and lighting.
+ Good full trial price of $3.50 for 2 days (see review below for tips on saving $$ for more time).
+ Good DL speeds, various format options for vids and streaming in browser.
+ High quality pics, all with zips.
+ Good model directory and generally good search.
+ All updates are date stamped for future reference.
+ Multiple language options and a mobile viewing option as well.
- Not all HD labelled vids are HD.
- Search options for pics are worthless.
- Content gets a bit repetitive.
- Currently updating 2x per week but starting in 2012 and going back expect only 1 update per week at best.
- Prechecked cross sale on signup.
- Some content seen on other sites and some photographers work isn't up to snuff for DDF work.
- As usual, oldest content isn't that high quality.
- Some content recycled from other DDF sites and the date of publication here may not be when it first came out.
- Need more screen cap previews for the vids.
- Since I last joined they've removed some of the earliest content. Granted the quality wasn't the best but still not bad compared to some other major sites today. Wished they had kept it or remastered it.
I last joined HoH about 4 years ago. I signed up for the 2 day trial expecting only to be able to grab a year or two worth of material. To my surprise I was done downloading in about 6 hours and I don't use a DL manager or have super fast high speed connections. The lack of updates over the years was about the major downer though. Here's the skinny:
PICS: All scenes have zip downloads and the last few years have pics coming in at 2000 x 1300 pixels. Even the oldest content is roughly 1600 x 1070 in size. The tags for photo search are worthless if there even are any. You can tag individual photos with info for others to see (don't know why you'd do this). No real ability to slideshow the pics. Multiple size options available. Some airbrushing on sets.
VIDS: All scenes have vids with the most recent allowing for wmv and mp4 download options. Some older vids also have divx or quicktime. All but the oldest material has streaming video with ability to jump around to get a good preview. I had consistent DL speeds of about 1.3 MB/sec on multiple channels. At best only about 80-100 vids are in true HD, most HD labelled vids are just HD size. Starting in 2008, the vid sizes get down to medium size (720x400) and the oldest years don't even get that big and come split into the scenes. I wish they had more screen caps in order to preview the vids without having to stream and jump around to decide if I wanted to DL or not.
The site allows you to search by category, date or tags. The model directory is good and has background info. There is some blog material and social media stuff but no one appears to do much with it. They also let you customize the site with favorites and similar items if you stick around for the long haul. There are some special discounts for other DDF sites and independent sites that pretty much match what you can find on TBP. However, if you want to join other DDF sites or the DDF network they do offer a 50% off the first month discount. So, my advice is join on a cheap trial and if you want more hit the discounts page, a better deal than what TBP has going.
Generally speaking, DDF puts out a consistent and high grade euro porn product. This site is no different but, if you've seen their sites before, you pretty much know what you're going to get. In that respect, there isn't a lot of imagination that goes into putting the scenes together and so some of the content does get repetitive. Overall, if they hadn't been skimpy with their updates the last 3 years or so I would have scored this in the 90's. So, if you like hardcore of all varieties you can't really go wrong here.
But why have the real thing when you can shack up with a sexbot; a perfect 10 looks-wise that will do anything and everything in bed and then clean the house, cook dinner and mow the yard without complaining a bit?
Thanks for the review on this one. Just a general comment in that I looked at the tour page and found stuff that's been on my computer for a long time; stuff from Clubseventeen if that site is still around and a few others. Not sure how much of this new or just recycled old content.
Roku will probably be made obsolete once Apple and Microcrap get into the home tv market. I don't have one but I foresee most of us having some version of one in the coming decade as tv and the web become more seamless ... like the latex body suit I'm wearing ... oops, too much information again ;)
Just happened to see the new TBP review today and saw that the review noted exclusive content. Just by looking at the preview page I noted that all the models can be seen on Teenmegaworld, 18xgirls and related sites. Given the high cost / low quantity ratio on this site I'd say save yourself a few pesos and look elsewhere.
Current Member for less than 1 month (at the time of review).
+ Full access 7 day trial for $10 through TBP
+ Almost all original content. Some shared DDF and Holly Randall content.
+ Lots of content: About 650 hardcore photo sets and 4800 pic sets overall and all sets have zip function. About 1500 videos.
+ Membership includes Suze Classics for those looking to fill their 80's and 90's porn fix (that site factors into all the stats mentioned here).
+ Newest pics have 2400x1600 resolution and newest vids are HD with 1080 resolution. Newest vids have a stream option and multiple download options including wmv and mp4 files.
+ Good consistent download speeds of between 1MB - 2 MB/sec up to 6 channels.
+ Starting to remaster some of the old content
+ If you like glamor porn this is probably one of the best sites to visit. Has porn star from today back to the 80's.
+ Multiple weekly updates and all updates are dated for future reference.
- Search function and tags are a mess and not real helpful.
- There is a model directory but no model info.
- No screen caps or ability to preview vids. I couldn't make the stream function jump ahead, I had to wait for the movie to buffer in order to jump while watching on line.
- Quality takes a nose diver prior to 2010 with no HD vids and pic sets maxing out at 1000x1600 with most sets having smaller pics. Older vids don't have stream capability so you have to download them to know what they're like and the quality can be almost unwatchable by today's standards.
- Fairly generic porn with mostly known porn stars.
- Some advertising on each page.
- There is a forum and FAQ section but it looks to be pretty much dead.
I last joined this about 5 years ago and dug it since it had a lot of content, decent pic sizes and decent videos for the time. However, time is not always kind and this site has been left a bit in the dust and it's caused me knock 8 points off of my original score. Here's the lowdown:
PICS: I still this site primarily as a photo site. There are more vids now but pix are what Suze got started doing back in the 70's and this is what Holly Randall, who does the shoots today, mostly focuses on. Tons of pics but most sets have less than 50 pics which is a bit skimpy. The sets, at least the older ones, also have jumbled material so when you look at them online or unzip the folders the content doesn't progress smoothly from beginning to end. This was the case 5 years ago and is so today. The oldest material (probably half) has pic sizes that work only if you view porn on your phone. They are slowly (I mean slowly) remastering some old stuff into larger sizes but only by scanning the original pics which results in some graininess. Everything has zips.
VIDS: The newest vids are great but there aren't a lot of them. As mentioned, the lack of a preview or screen caps isn't fun, especially when probably 2/3 of the vids don't have in browser stream options. The quality is all over the board to on the older vids, some are fine and others aren't worth it. Personally, I got frustrated because I'm not going to DL and watch a slew of vids just to see if I like the content.
NAV: Navigation, in a word, "bites". The navigation is the same system they've since they opened I think and it shows. You can search pix by tags but you can't search videos this way, you have to search all "hardcore" for example to find the vids mixed in with the pix. You only get 10 search results by page and you can only jump ahead or behind by a few pages. When you have 100's of scenes with the same tag this is a pain. Also, if you relied on the tag "hardcore" you would think they stopped shooting hardcore in 2010. Nope. You have to look under different tags to find the newer stuff. Some vid scenes of the same photo shoot also have different tags. A small minority of tagged scenes do not appear in the tag search results either. Basically this site is too big for this crap and it definitely hurt the final score. They need to scrap the status quo and start over on the layout and search/tag system.
I liked this site more before because I was more into glam sites since most amateur or gonzo sites didn't appeal to me. Now, when I look it and see the over saturated colors, small editors choice photo sets and porn stars past their prime doing generic scenes it doesn't do as much for me. DDF, 21stsextury, the WOW sites, teenmegaworld and others do a much better job of giving you fresh faces, quantity, quality and all in a more user friendly package.
Overall, I still recommend the site given the vast amount of original material it has and the ability to look at the "classic" porn of the last few decades. Also, a lot of the content is decent in quality and the stuff within the last 18 months or so is top notch in terms of HD vids and large pic sizes. So, it's worth a join but probably not for month, the 7 day trial is probably all you need unless you have limited time to hunt through the site to find all the goodies.
Whatever man, age is just a number. When I get old and messed up I figure I'll just be moving into my prime envy years (just no comments on how soon they'll be here). When I get old and arthritic people will be saying ....
- He's got alztheimers but forgot to give a fuck.
- Spends his pension on cocaine and hookers just to make Charlie Sheen look bad.
- He's forced to breathe through a tube ... when he fires up his bong.
- I just saw him and he was pushing 90 ... mph.
- He's so old he has broken joints ... in his front and back pockets.
- He needs to take his pills daily ... PCP and Viagra.
And when they bury me my epitaph will read "He died peacefully in his sleep; it was just his passengers that were the ones screaming."
I'm still clinging to xp and probably will until my machine finally gives up the ghost. Most of these OS are really interchangeable for the average user so it's really just a question of how hard some of us want to hang onto our old programs that won't work on the newest whiz-bang stuff or the fact that we just use what came loaded on our box.
Let's see, we're half way through March and I've singed up for one site so far this year. Yeah, definitely gonna have to go with a this being a downer type year. Maybe if I start doing more meth fueled porn binges I'll finally pump up stats here ... man, hate to see what that would cost.
Not to crush TheSquirrel like a piece of roadkill but I also voted for the status quo. Two days keeps it new and interesting. You can also go back and look at previous polls and add votes / comments later on (I sometimes do) so you still have access, you just have to make few more clicks of the mouse.
I like the AT sites although I haven't joined them in years (I keep finding a way to put it off). I'm glad to see they decided to network all of their sites. However, it's priced at $99 a month. Really! Most of us don't have that kind of porn budget and even if I did I'd basically be forced to get a DL manager and a big ass external hard drive and just rip the whole damn thing in order to get the content. Way too expensive. Their marketing team needs to come up with a new model on this one.
Current Member for less than 1 month (at the time of review).
+ Decent price through TBP ($15 a month)
+ Decent amount of content (about 370 HD scenes as of this date)
+ Some exclusive content
+ Regular Updates, about 5 to 7 per week
+ Huge picture sets with zips and has multiple options for the size of the thumbnail galleries.
+ Good download speeds on vids (600-700 kbs, up to 6 channels using a broadband connection)
+ Multiple view options (stream, HD download in .wmv and iphone / regular formats in Quicktime)
+ 3 bonus video sites (note, most of the vids listed in the TBP facts section counts these vids)
+ Has a "My Favorites" where you can tag favorite scenes and you can leave comments on scenes and rate them.
+ Bills through Epoch
- A lot of this content is available through the teenmegaworld.com site. However, the quality of the content is better here.
- Navigation needs updating
- Search function needs a lot of work
- Not Firefox friendly (could only download vids using Internet Exploder browser)
- No screencaps but when looking at the flash movie you can jump ahead quickly through the scenes.
- No model info or real model directory
- No FAQs page or help page, all requests for help must be sent via email.
- More download options on the vids and pics would be nice.
- Cross sales on the signup page
It's been a while since I sniffed (not snuffed) out some young Eastern Euro hotties and this site fit the bill and the budget. It's primarily a teen hardcore site with about 20% of the content being solo or lesbian. There's also a fair amount of anal action as well.
PICS: The pics are freakin' huge clocking in at over 5600 pixels and they have zips. Even the old pics are over 3000 pixels. While most sets have 100 - 200 pics I wish they had more as they are somewhat repetitive and the action doesn't cover a lot of positions. You get to chose your thumbnail size but, sadly, they only show 25 thumbs per page. There is a slideshow but it only works with the default low rez photos (about 900x600). To see the hi rez stuff you have to zip them or click on the low rez photo and have a new window open up that shows the high rez photo. The only zip option is high rez.
VIDEOS: As I said, good download speeds and the movies are about 20 - 30 minutes long. Again, the vids are good size (see TBP for all the specs, they seem accurate). Sadly, you can only download in HD using .wmv but thankfully they're not massive files (around 1 gig per movie). The iphone and regular movies are only available in Quicktime but they still look good. Each movie is available in a flash stream mode and you can jump around fairly quickly. No screen caps so watch the flash vid or scan the pics to see if you like it. Like I said, I couldn't get video downloads to work in Mozilla (old and new versions) so some of you might not dig that.
NAVIGATION: From what I've read, this site seems to have grown a lot in the last year and the growing pains have caught up with it. There is no model directory or model info. The scenes are poorly tagged so typing in a search request gives you spotty results at best. There are only a couple of general categories listed so that's no help either. You best bet is just to page through it all but that's a pain in the ass too. You get 12 scenes per page. After that you can either go "next page", "back page" or "last page" to jump to the end. They really need a page jump system and they need jump capabilities at both the top and bottom of each page, not just the bottom like they have now. Too much clicking and scrolling right now.
I also don't understand why they have a bunch of "tube video" stuff on each page and as a category. This is a pretty good quality site that I paid money for so why would I want to look at nonexclusive tube quality videos? Sometimes more is less though some may disagree with me on this one.
The bonus sites are nothing to write home about. Mostly second tier movies and amateur stuff (no HD here, just normal vid sizes) through some other service. Nothing exclusive or new about them as is typical with most bonus content. Like the tube video stuff, I'd say they've grown enough where they really don't all this extra stuff at this point to justify the price of admission.
Overall, the quality of their content is very good and the girls are mostly cute (no heavy set types here). If you've recently joined teenmegaworld then I'd pass on this site unless you want to upgrade the quality since it's far better here than at that site. Given the price and quality it's a good site. The nonexclusivity of a lot of their content, the navigation and the search issues hold this site back a few points but still worth it in my book.
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