People keep saying that ...... but I honestly haven't had any problem with PayPal.
Now quite often a porn site will have a number of options for payments initiated by billing processors that doesn't include PayPal.
If its the pay sites who're at fault refusing to accept PayPal, then I would say there's a plausible reason ....... the first one that comes to mind is that PayPal will go all-out ....(on behalf of it's members) addressing conflicts to initiate a successful resolution for those issues that are ignored or go unattended by pay-sites.
This naturally could rub the pornographer the wrong way ....
Because now he might have to get up off his dead-ass and do his damned job.
I have my own issue with DDF's old content, which I may bring to attention some day. They make new content that is second to none, but their handling of old content has deeper failings than what you refer to here. I've held off on writing a review on DDF for several months, because I am honestly way too conflicted to know how to score them. I don't know how I can take a site with such strong positives as DDF, reconcile those with some of the strongest negatives, and produce a review that I would want to post. It could potentially be one of my best reviews, I could write volumes, but I like DDF too much to call them out right now. Maybe when I feel able to write a more unbiased review of DDF, I will post it one day.
To show you how dense I am I will admit that I pay little or no attention to the names here. I can't resist on commenting whenever something I have familiarity with comes up, though.
My free cams is my "coffee break" chat room of choice and it almost never has anything to do with nakedness or sex, just talking to pretty girls and enjoying a little flirtation. It still amazes me that someone would pay ten or twenty dollars worth of tokens to see a model's tits, but then I pay ten or twenty dollars worth of tokens to have a pretty model make me feel like I'm an important guy. ;)
"Well this is the nature of having a site which stems back from 1999. We are looking into the possibilities of Remastering all the old content...but it is arduous, and with over 20 new releases each week....main focus is on New content, old content is more of a Bonus."
As a past member for several months, who had a chance to look over your older content, I have to say that this would be awesome. During my time as a member, I already expressed this to support, but it deserves to be said again here.
"However, I like the DDF approach far better than most other sites that simply take down the old stuff. When I get a strong interest in a specific model, I'm happy getting as much stuff as possible. But it certainly would be helpful to identify the quality level of each offering that appears on a model's "home page" (the page that displays all material for a model)."
This can't be said enough. It would be a huge loss if this older content were removed. While the videos could use the most remastering, the photo quality back then is still very enjoyable today, even if it is not up to modern standards. Some of those older scenes are just so well shot, and the models are so hot. I also like to keep track of models, and it would be really frustrating if a favorite model's shoots were removed, even if they were low quality.
Thanks Ace DDF for talking with us here about these points. While we are on the subject of older DDF content and particular models, I can't help but ask, what happened to the shoots with Justine Joli (aka Swan and Hope) that used to be on houseoftaboo.com? I downloaded some free samples of those on TGP's a long time ago, but the shoots aren't there anymore. Do you still have those archived anywhere? Justine Joli is amazing - any chance that even the original non-remastered shoots might be re-posted?
I've been a member for a rather long time and have similar observations about the age of some of the content. It's not until you drill down to a specific scene that you discover that it's a low quality offering.
However, I like the DDF approach far better than most other sites that simply take down the old stuff. When I get a strong interest in a specific model, I'm happy getting as much stuff as possible. But it certainly would be helpful to identify the quality level of each offering that appears on a model's "home page" (the page that displays all material for a model).
From a quality perspective, I'm in agreement with you as well. DDF's last few years have added some truly spectacular babes and even the not quite as spectacular ladies have terrific video material.
I've said publicly on the PU site that I view DDF far superior to 21Sextury in its efforts to work with their customers and, more importantly, its business ethics. 21Sextury has some great content but have lousy business practices and virtually non-existent support. Their loss. DDF's gain.
Hi Again CyberToad, and thanks for your in-depth review and answers to our questions.
- All the Points you make are quite Valid and the items regarding Cancellation and Customer Service will be Investigated. For the record, we have thousands of Happy Customers each month, and it is very rare that we get complaints about the Cancellation Process, but I will definitely look into that personally, as well as the Download Speeds.
- As far as communications were working on Much better comms of benefits for Members....Coming very soon,
- Search....I'll have tech check that out as well though ive checked Personally, and yes sometimes unrelated items may appear, but for the most part, our search has more options then most other sites provide.
- Firefox....though if you have some definitive pages which you were stuck on....if you could send those to me via email could speed up the process :)
Really thanks for your feedback....always helps to get our users view so we can continually improve, and thats exactly what we plan to do in the coming months. Stay tuned!
Thanks for your review, we appreciate it :) Wanted to go over a few of the Cons to understand them better and resolve them for the future if you don't mind.
1/2 the inventory is old to very old.
Well this is the nature of having a site which stems back from 1999. We are looking into the possibilities of Remastering all the old content...but it is arduous, and with over 20 new releases each week....main focus is on New content, old content is more of a Bonus.
Navigation is inconsistent.
Should be pretty straight forward right now. Would you mind explaining a bit further?
Piss poor search never worked.
Some examples of what didn't work? There are many options for search, including a Free Search, and advanced search feature, both for sets, and models, as well as story text, but we would love to know whats not working on your end.
This should be pretty good now compared to the past however it does also depend on your DL Speed. Example of DL Speed compared to Filesize?
We have a cancel membership button inside the My Profile sector and at the Footer of each page on the site. What problems did you encounter? My email is always open, any feedback from a Member having problems, including cancellation is resolved very quickly. Marketing.ddf@Gmail.com
Download format varies allot even during same time frame.
This should not be. Only in Old sets, Prior to 2011 as technologies were different back then. Can you provide me with an example?
Not all movies have picture.
Some sets are Video only and are clearly Marked on the Cover Image.
I'm no fan of caps either, but one this low is a real pain in the ass. What's especially annoying is that they offer HD scenes that will reach the cap very quickly. Their justification for it is that it prevents some heavy users from hogging the bandwidth but if that happens at this site why isn't it an issue at other sites too? And isn't throttling a better solution for those rare times when there might be a lot of users on the site? I'll never be a fan of caps, but I can live with reasonable ones. This one isn't reasonable.
I suppose I was too late getting in my reply ...made answerable to your comment on this poll.....
.hence its expiration and like hood you won't be reading my time-consuming response.
therefore I'm writing this and pushing the buttons to hopefully bring it back for your viewing. lol..... for what it's worth!
Surgery involving those "other lips" usually means reduction not enlargement. And even that I find totally unnecessary and one of the penultimate results of societal ignorance over female anatomy. Big labia are not the result of "too much" sex or masturbation--a common myth that's easy enough to exploit by practicing surgeons, and a stereotype that seems to epitomize our cultural obsession with virginal women. The same way possessing a giant penis is no guarantee of being some sort of sexual dynamo--no offense to all the burdened PU'ers. ;-)
What exactly is so attractive about unnaturally enhanced (facial) lips that make people go in for injections? It just looks like someone went a little wild with the lip gloss or got attacked by a swarm of bees, neither of which I find attractive.
And what is so unattractive about big pussy lips? Every person is unique, especially with regards to their body, and I wouldn't hold the body a woman was born with against her. I will even go so far as to say I like them, just as a "fuck you" to all the asshats who are so swamped with sexual advances from women that they can turn away and shame all those they deem inferior because of bigger labia.
Glad it worked out Cybertoad! Their site does look amazing, and I'm going to join soon. I wish they had a better preview, with a full model list.
I figured out the problems I was having with ATK Galleria--it was my Kaspersky Antivirus being a total system resource hog, and it's new cloud technology, which means it gives itself priority download access to its cloud files whenever anything is being downloaded from the net. Granted my 2 computers are getting a little long in the tooth, but I've had no issues since I uninstalled it. I was going to slam Galleria for it in my upcoming review, but the problem was definitely my equipment and software.
I should add that the place where this happens the most is on the amateur sites with user generated photos and videos, although that's not what I had in mind when I wrote the poll. While most of the stuff on this type of site like amateuralbum.net isn't high quality, there are occasionally great sets of really hot amateurs that get posted. I check frequently, because it's not uncommon for the users there to delete their own photos after a week or two, and many users delete their entire profile within a few years.
Models that have been removed by DDF include Jenny Noel and Julie Silver, as well as about 16 more that I can't name.
There are a small number of models from Abby Winters who have bought back their own shoots for removal. I don't want to dwell on that site too much here, because the topic of these models has already been beat to death on member forums, and Abby Winters is an excellent site despite this, but I will post their names just so that you guys can recognize it if you have one of these rarities. Alana, Jasmin, Jules, Kate, Louise, Mikaela (killed in terrorist attack in Bali), Nikita, Tammy, and Verity. You can't fault Abby Winters for this, they do try hard to keep their content up, and they are coming out with lots of great new stuff.
There was also Ember from ALS as I said before. I think there was a thread started on her topic, and people came out in supports of ALS's decision.
Cybertoad, do you think it might be your browser, and have tried different ones?
I am having similar problems at ATK Galleria, although in my case it's mainly inconsistent and extremely long download times. Happens with either IE or Chrome for me. And I know it's not my PC because a speed test on my ISP's homepage shows normal download speeds.
I really hope this isn't a real issue with Wow Girls, as they are on my list to join, and from their tour pages, the material looks awesome.
I agree with the sneakiness. I turned off the 21seXtreme, but the scenes continued to show up. Can only believe it is a sells gimmick as I believe I said in my review.
The content, the quantity and quality is what sold me. I love lesbian and solo scenes and that means lots of lovely women and they have the best.
A part of me hopes that Hillary Clinton stays away from the 2016 presidential race, if just to get Joe Biden to run instead and hear some more of his priceless gaffes. He's like that uncle at Thanksgiving who's had a little too much to drink...except he's the Vice President.
Hard for me to say since I don't have a VB sub to compare. If they carry the SD stuff BangBros put on dvd, it might actually be better if its not in their remastered section which may be re-encodes from dvds themselves. The HD/widescreen stuff probably better off BB, but can't compare. Depends what their source would be. Their HD stuff brief time I was there looked like BR encodes or upscales.
I can see, CT, that you put a hardy amount of effort and time on this review. Good job!
The content quality and stupendous volume of this work truly stretches the mind. .
Subsequently, the end results of My would-be choices derived from your impressive coverage are now sufficiently drawn.
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