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Posted on Apr 25, 2016 at 07:04 AM

There appears to be only a handful of genuine nudists here.  The majority are either inactive, fakes, or those with ulterior motives.  Given all of this, is it really worth for anyone to pay for a membership?


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Posted on Apr 05, 2017 at 05:15 AM

O.K.  after receiving several emails, the general consensus here is that this site is for men to pay a membership fee in the hopes of having a woman (women) respond to their winks / emails.  Sadly the vast majority of men claim that they never receive a response and / or are totally ignored. They feell that their membership fee is a total waste of money. Furthermore virtually all women (or those who claim to be women) NEVER pay a membership fee.  If seems that this site is heavily biased against men.  The general consensus is that this site MUST change by recruiting new individuals who are not here to scam / play games and that the only way to accomplish this would be to allow free use of the chat room  so that all members would be better able to judge what this site is all about before commiting to a paid membership.  Sounds fair?


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Posted on Mar 13, 2017 at 07:23 PM

For me, I think its the site owners fault. The site is expensive for what it offers, with a business/ charging model from the 90s. I'd love to see what percentage of people keep their subscription up, and how much the wite ownrs rely on people paying once.

 

I believe the site would do better by both its users and its owners if it used a more standard contemporary 'fremium' business model. Get enough people on, and that means letting them use basic features including opening a conversation and then charge for premium functionalty from a wider user base.

 

To another point, think you should have the ability not just to search by gender, but maybe state if you are open to connection from men, women or both.

 

Also, I don't specifically see this as a dating site - it does seem like there are some people genuinely trying to find nude friends to go to the beach or explore with. Having been going to nude beaches for years, I can say they can be surprisngly unfriendly in terms or striking up conversations, so its good to have a place where people can chat first.


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Posted on Aug 14, 2016 at 12:59 PM

So, I tried a paid membership for 1 month. In the entire time, not a single person within about 400 miles ever even logged into the site if the last activity date is correct. 

 

It looks like a cool place but I think it needs a huge injection of members, and it wouldn't hurt if there was a common chat room that worked. More importantly, I think there needs to be a lot more interaction. 


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Posted on Aug 14, 2016 at 02:31 AM

Completely agree , i have already ended my subscription , its a pointless exercise in titillation .


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Posted on Aug 06, 2016 at 05:13 PM

This site is worthless....mainly just a sausage pic fest for gays...and most of the women are not interested in meeting..just enjoy posting pics to fulfill their attention whore lust...haaaaaa


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Posted on Jul 22, 2016 at 09:57 PM

Quoting sunman188:

There appears to be only a handful of genuine nudists here.  The majority are either inactive, fakes, or those with ulterior motives.  Given all of this, is it really worth for anyone to pay for a membership?



Good question. I hope I find some reason to renew my 1 month, but so far, nada.


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Posted on Jun 19, 2016 at 05:24 AM

Quoting InsightfulDaniel:

I have been a gold member for about six weeks. I will attempt to answer a few of the posts on this topic.

 

First, yes there are real nudists here, but they are few and far between. Second, I live in Arizona which is HOT and I am about an hour from two nude resorts and 3 hours from even more in Palm Springs CA. You would think I would be able to contact local nudist women--even for friendship. Not true! A couple of local guys contacted me. I'm not interested.

 

And third and maybe most importantly. Look at the Chat app and count how many men are signed into it and how many women. I estimate that there are AT LEAST 10 men for every woman, and my guess is the ratio is more like 20-1 or 30-1 or maybe even 50-1.

 

I chatted with an attractive woman recently who lives a couple thousand miles away from me and she said in a short period of time she had 4,000 views! In a comparable period I had maybe 150! She only has 1-2 pics posted of her breasts. Get the picture? Notice how this topic is almost exclusively being commented upon by MEN? The only woman who commented said all she gets are sex proposals! I believe it! Have you read the photo comments from many men? OMG, an attractive woman shows a couple of naked pics and guys are already saying what they want to do to her--in detail! These men have no business on this site and are wasting their time, and maybe their money (if they are paying members).

 

If you are a man looking for a female nudist to date or be friends with who lives in commuting distance, forget this site! If you are a man and not willing to post your pic, forget this site! If you are a man and not very attractive, forget this site! If you think that just because an attractive woman posts nude pics of herself that means she is going to have sex with you, forget this site!

 

If you are a nudist woman who is relatively attractive and you are willing to post at least one pic--you will probably get more winks, emails and chats than you can deal with!

 

Have I made my point???



You are assuming that all female photos represent actual females.  How many are actually males who post female photos for a variety of reasons? How many profiles here - both male and female - are genuine profiles and how many are 'dead' profiles used to attract attention?


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Posted on Jun 17, 2016 at 08:04 PM

I have been a gold member for about six weeks. I will attempt to answer a few of the posts on this topic.

 

First, yes there are real nudists here, but they are few and far between. Second, I live in Arizona which is HOT and I am about an hour from two nude resorts and 3 hours from even more in Palm Springs CA. You would think I would be able to contact local nudist women--even for friendship. Not true! A couple of local guys contacted me. I'm not interested.

 

And third and maybe most importantly. Look at the Chat app and count how many men are signed into it and how many women. I estimate that there are AT LEAST 10 men for every woman, and my guess is the ratio is more like 20-1 or 30-1 or maybe even 50-1.

 

I chatted with an attractive woman recently who lives a couple thousand miles away from me and she said in a short period of time she had 4,000 views! In a comparable period I had maybe 150! She only has 1-2 pics posted of her breasts. Get the picture? Notice how this topic is almost exclusively being commented upon by MEN? The only woman who commented said all she gets are sex proposals! I believe it! Have you read the photo comments from many men? OMG, an attractive woman shows a couple of naked pics and guys are already saying what they want to do to her--in detail! These men have no business on this site and are wasting their time, and maybe their money (if they are paying members).

 

If you are a man looking for a female nudist to date or be friends with who lives in commuting distance, forget this site! If you are a man and not willing to post your pic, forget this site! If you are a man and not very attractive, forget this site! If you think that just because an attractive woman posts nude pics of herself that means she is going to have sex with you, forget this site!

 

If you are a nudist woman who is relatively attractive and you are willing to post at least one pic--you will probably get more winks, emails and chats than you can deal with!

 

Have I made my point???


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Posted on Jun 17, 2016 at 08:17 AM

OK on this site or any like it. The membership cou;d be over 1000 members

BUT less then 5 % are active and sign in once a week so you only get what

you pay for. If you don't use something for a long time it will stop working



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Posted on Jun 14, 2016 at 06:39 AM

I am afraid you are tight. Very few on here are real naturist.  Most people ignore messages or can't answer them because they aren't a gold member. I was hoping to find Friends but there are hardly any within 100 miles or I am not what people are looking for which is a bit scary!! Never mind I have given it a go but will expire my membership when it's finished and try going on naturist holidays and trips in hope of meeting friends.  


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Posted on Jun 10, 2016 at 03:41 PM

Thanks for the head up. 


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Posted on May 24, 2016 at 06:34 AM

Given that members can't even chat or do anything other then send useless "winks" to each other, not sure what the point of joining is when there are so few actual paying members.  Seems one paying member after another is disappointed with the set-up as is.  Plenty of sites on line for "photo collectors", but so few with any kind of conversation.  This site definitely needs some important changes.  Anyone listening and any plans to do so?


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Posted on May 22, 2016 at 04:36 AM

Quoting DrewBarfield:

Great, I just wasted $100. Wish I had read more before paying. 



Let us know how your search goes...........


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Posted on May 21, 2016 at 06:48 AM

Great, I just wasted $100. Wish I had read more before paying. 


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Posted on May 18, 2016 at 07:03 PM

Quoting sunman188:

So far, the replies here indicate that there is nothing but pure disappointment when people sign up and then find that there is little to no interest in communication and meet ups.  There are just too few active and genuine members here. It seems that the best way to enjoy nudism is in real life.  Head to the beaches, resorts, start a club or offer activities.  Good and sincere people will find other good and sincere people - eventually.  It just seems that on line is not the best way to connect.

 

The main problem here........too few women......too many guys who act like a heard of wild buffalo and jump all over the few women........this makes the few good guys run for the hills ( or to the nude beaches ).  If you are an honest, decent, outgoing person, then meeting people in real life is the BEST way.


Sunman - If you think that any Dating Website is a sure fire cure for your dating woes you are owed another thought.

 

As someone who has been in the Dating Scene for far too long let me give you the benefit of my experience. First to internet dating overall. I'm specifically referring your statement at the conclusion of the first paragraph.

 

"Good and sincere people will find other good and sincere people - eventually.  It just seems that on line is not the best way to connect."

 

The first sentence about good and sincere people eventually finding their mate/partner/significant other, what ever you want to call, it is wishful thinking. Unfortunately Internet Dating has become so cheap and ubiquitous it has put all of the affordable Conventional Dating Services out of business. Only a few National High End Matchmaking Services that use Executive Search Techniques remain. And they charge their clients 10s (with an s) of thousands of dollars. Unfortunately the Internet Dating thing takes a great deal of skill for the uninitiated. Specifically you have to be able to read people through what they write. This is why it is so important to write as much as possible in your "About Me" and "About My Match" sections of your Profile. It is better to have a long well written discourse and only a few photos then a sentence or two in each section followed by 25 to 30 photos. The latter may attract more people but every one of them will be looking on the surface. A few photos are absolutely essential. Having been in and out of this system since 2004 I can see the percentage of photoless Profiles has dropped dramatically. In the case of women I would say in excess of 75% of Women's Profiles were photoless in the early days. Now the percentage is well under 33%. But on the otherhand people seem to be writing less. This has created a situation ripe for exploitation by Scam Artists. People want to rely on Instant Messaging. But scoping somebody else out on the fly is not easy to begin with, add the anomonity the internet affords and it becomes almost impossible to sort out the wheat from the chaff. Your early communications should be about one thing. Finding out if that other person is safe.........AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE. You want to get to the first date quickly. Certain questions are best asked in a one on one situation. Those are the types of questions where body langauge will tell you more than what the other person is actually saying. There is no point in even trying to ask these questions over the internet. As a matter of fact it is counterproductive because once asked the other party will be prepared if the question ever resurfaces.

 

Returning to your question Sunman "how do we get more women to take up the lifestyle ?" The major push for that will have to come from the Landed Clubs, Resorts and most significantly the Sanctioning Organizations. They are the only entities that can do public outreach in a meaningful and effect way. And they do background checks that weed the creeps out. NF does not perform that check. I know that AANR's new President has written an editorial stating that he recognizes the gravity of the situation particular as it relates to their Membership Numbers. Whether anything concrete will be done remains to be seen. Regarding Nudist friends the biggest thing they can do is tighten up the "Certified Nudist" classification. Sending in a stamped copy of a Nude photo is meaningless and NF provides nothing in the way of a direct incentive for perfotming this task outside of a stamp on your Profile.. A "Certified Nudist" classification should require some form independent verification. Either from AANR or TNS in the US or from a Certified Landed Club. Seeing as most of the website communication these days is done with Instant Messaging (IM) it would make sense to close off usage of the IM Feature to all but legitimately Certified Nudists who will still be able to use it free of charge. The only cost will be the time, effort and expense involved in taking out TNS/AANR Membership. If they don't want to go through that procedure then they can pay the website and use the email forwarding service.

 

Unless some dramatic actions are taken by NF and the formations I mentioned above I can only see the continued erosion and eventual implosion of NF. The anonimity afforded by the internet creates too much potential mischief. Pile that on top of the messages, subtle and not so subtle, sent to women about body acceptance and you have a situation that is gong from bad to worse. Yes the advent of the internet gave us tremendous power to communicate conveniently with people. But like many a phenomenon as the internet matured the bad features have grown at a faster rate than the good ones. Major changes will have to be implemented to reverse this trend. I see no other way around it.


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Posted on May 18, 2016 at 10:31 AM

It's been a total bust for me. I've sent many emails, winks, etc. but have only had one reply. Upon looking at the other members' profiles, almost all have been inactive for a month or more. Not sure if it is because of boredom, or them finding someone to hang with, or what. I've received a few emails from other guys who obviously want just a hookup, but since I am not interested in other guys - and my profile states clearly I am looking for FEMALE companionship - those contacts are useless to me. Ladies: I can honestly say that I truly know how you feel about being hawked and bird dogged!!!!!! I am thoroughly disappointed with the whole experience. Total waste of my money and time.


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Posted on May 17, 2016 at 04:43 AM

So far, the replies here indicate that there is nothing but pure disappointment when people sign up and then find that there is little to no interest in communication and meet ups.  There are just too few active and genuine members here. It seems that the best way to enjoy nudism is in real life.  Head to the beaches, resorts, start a club or offer activities.  Good and sincere people will find other good and sincere people - eventually.  It just seems that on line is not the best way to connect.

 

The main problem here........too few women......too many guys who act like a heard of wild buffalo and jump all over the few women........this makes the few good guys run for the hills ( or to the nude beaches ).  If you are an honest, decent, outgoing person, then meeting people in real life is the BEST way.


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Posted on May 16, 2016 at 02:09 PM

Was on here a couple of years ago, meet some nice people, both women and men but somethig has has happened and there is no longer the membership, just signed up amd its a waste of money


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Posted on May 10, 2016 at 10:02 AM

Very True and all I get is offers for sex. Hell could join a site for that I am sure. My profile states that I am married also, LOL


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