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Field Reports V Requests For Information Board

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Punternet has undergone quite a transition since Harriet Harman shouted its existence from the rooftops a year or so ago ('Harriet Who?', some may ask), with many new to the very thought of punting and many new punters joining our ranks since then. Discussion on the various public boards has been robust (though not necessarily always very enlightened or enlightening) and many non-punters have drawn up a chair to exercise their universal human right to free speech (of which the most boring tend to be quick to remind us), as well. Is Punternet becoming yet another a mere talking shop?

While this has all happened, the number of Field Reports being submitted by board members has plunged; to wit, Galahad has not posted a single addition for the past Eight DAYS, presumably because he does not have enough new FR submissions in his in-tray to make it worthwhile! Granted, he may be on holiday or otherwise engaged, but the flow of new FRs certainly seems to have slowed dramatically over the past year or two - if one had the time and means to compare the ratio of total PN Field Reports submitted to the total number PN board members month-on-month or year-on-year, it would be interesting to see. (SaSfan, we miss you!)

The Chat Room rarely seems to be very well populated these days. Some members exchange PMs rather than fire broadsides at the entire board at every turn. But the future value of Punternet as a genuine punting research tool seems in doubt. Other competing boards (well, at least one) have been improving their punting research tools during this same period, as anyone who uses more than Punternet can attest. Agency escort FRs here may be holding up and I DO find the sensual massage board of value but, as one whose interest is mainly focused on independent escorts, I find the omens a bit worrisome. Am I alone?

(I might add that I have long abandoned C69 and TER, both of which were slow to adapt to change)

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Tiggy, I do or did like to contribute to threads. I attempted to be open, honest and think about the issues raised and give a proper reply where I could.

However, in the last few days I came under attack for that, I'm not sure why and on what basis. I will admit it did upset me a little.

Really for me I don't want to contribute to be "belittled" by other posters. I really don't need that in my life and while I accept some make themselves feel better by belittling others and in many ways if you express a view you are there to be criticised, it really isn't a situation that is positive.

I do have great trust in punternet's reports and system. I enjoy the forum, I will just perhaps contribute slightly less than I did to avoid any negative situations. I don't want to end up a "cynical" or "rotten" person through having to defend my right to have a view or not to be personally offended or have mistruths spoken about.

I see the chatroom isn't used a great deal and will try and drop in now and then, maybe it will improve.

Overall I value this site.

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Punternet has undergone quite a transition since Harriet Harman shouted its existence from the rooftops a year or so ago ('Harriet Who?', some may ask), with many new to the very thought of punting and many new punters joining our ranks since then. Discussion on the various public boards has been robust (though not necessarily always very enlightened or enlightening) and many non-punters have drawn up a chair to exercise their universal human right to free speech (of which the most boring tend to be quick to remind us), as well. Is Punternet becoming yet another a mere talking shop?

While this has all happened, the number of Field Reports being submitted by board members has plunged; to wit, Galahad has not posted a single addition for the past Eight DAYS, presumably because he does not have enough new FR submissions in his in-tray to make it worthwhile! Granted, he may be on holiday or otherwise engaged, but the flow of new FRs certainly seems to have slowed dramatically over the past year or two - if one had the time and means to compare the ratio of total PN Field Reports submitted to the total number PN board members month-on-month or year-on-year, it would be interesting to see. (SaSfan, we miss you!)

The Chat Room rarely seems to be very well populated these days. Some members exchange PMs rather than fire broadsides at the entire board at every turn. But the future value of Punternet as a genuine punting research tool seems in doubt. Other competing boards (well, at least one) have been improving their punting research tools during this same period, as anyone who uses more than Punternet can attest. Agency escort FRs here may be holding up and I DO find the sensual massage board of value but, as one whose interest is mainly focused on independent escorts, I find the omens a bit worrisome. Am I alone?

(I might add that I have long abandoned C69 and TER, both of which were slow to adapt to change)

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I can't speak for Galahad's (peace be upon him) frequency of publishing FRs but we're certainly writing them! I've been trying to write one since yesterday but none are being accepted because Big G's mailbox has been full.

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if Gal is busy there can be dealy in puttng new FR's live

I dont know where the OP gets his data on FR's -perhaps Gal could enlighten us with some stats. He has done in the past.

(Maybe there has been a general drop in punting with the recession)

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I write up my encounters for my own benefit, as I have a crap memory and enjoy reliving my punts.

However I've only submitted 1 FR.

There are really 3 main reasons

  1. Most of my (fairly infrequent nowadays) 121 punts come from 'The Other Site' which, if they don't publish their phone number, I can't do an FR for
  2. I tend to do parties and I've already done one write-up for and don't really see the point of doing another
  3. I'm becoming more of a fan of FBSM, and I don't know if they fit with a full service FR site

I suspect that an awful lot of people now get their punts from the 'Other Site' which I'd imagine is the main contributor to the fall of FRs here.

I do find it slightly absurd that here we're allowed to refer to the 'Other Site' but not by name, and to refer to usernames and ID number, but not link them. I find it all very English, this getting around the rules via euphemism and the 'nudge nudge, wink wink, say no more, say no more' that's needed.

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Punternet has undergone quite a transition since Harriet Harman shouted its existence from the rooftops a year or so ago ('Harriet Who?', some may ask), with many new to the very thought of punting and many new punters joining our ranks since then. Discussion on the various public boards has been robust (though not necessarily always very enlightened or enlightening) and many non-punters have drawn up a chair to exercise their universal human right to free speech (of which the most boring tend to be quick to remind us), as well. Is Punternet becoming yet another a mere talking shop?

While this has all happened, the number of Field Reports being submitted by board members has plunged; to wit, Galahad has not posted a single addition for the past Eight DAYS, presumably because he does not have enough new FR submissions in his in-tray to make it worthwhile! Granted, he may be on holiday or otherwise engaged, but the flow of new FRs certainly seems to have slowed dramatically over the past year or two - if one had the time and means to compare the ratio of total PN Field Reports submitted to the total number PN board members month-on-month or year-on-year, it would be interesting to see. (SaSfan, we miss you!)

The Chat Room rarely seems to be very well populated these days. Some members exchange PMs rather than fire broadsides at the entire board at every turn. But the future value of Punternet as a genuine punting research tool seems in doubt. Other competing boards (well, at least one) have been improving their punting research tools during this same period, as anyone who uses more than Punternet can attest. Agency escort FRs here may be holding up and I DO find the sensual massage board of value but, as one whose interest is mainly focused on independent escorts, I find the omens a bit worrisome. Am I alone?

(I might add that I have long abandoned C69 and TER, both of which were slow to adapt to change)

Its certainly not unusual to only see FRs posted up on a Sunday, and i wasnt aware there were less being submitted and posted up.

A problem i have noticed since the heydays of 2008/9 in my punting area is less punters share information and far less give a recommendation but happily take them either never to be heard of again or simply just take take take. This has resulted in many punters going to PM only and is due to the selfishness of non sharing punters. I certainly got very little back in 08/09 when i was recommending many WGs and it was mainly a core of punters who did give recs back many of whom have now gone.

I see nothing wrong with a talking shop, it gives punters and WGs valuable information, especially newbies. I have zero interest in chat rooms myself.

I agree Agency FRs and i extend that to on here have held up and more information about the good and bad is being posted in my opinion. I also agree less about Indies is being posted but as i said part of the reason is its gone to PM in my view.

The elephant in the room issue is the other site, its what many punters use but isnt directly allowed to be mentioned on here, now this is up to Galahad and he has posted in the hall of shame posting why so i respect thats his decision but i know some dont agree with this. My view is its his site so his rules. :)

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if Gal is busy there can be dealy in puttng new FR's live

I dont know where the OP gets his data on FR's -perhaps Gal could enlighten us with some stats. He has done in the past.

(Maybe there has been a general drop in punting with the recession)

I've just tried to input a report on my latest visit to Scorpio:

"No new Field Reports are being accepted at this time as the mailbox is full. Apologies for the inconvenience."

I think that Galahad has the odd other thing to do with his time than pander (for free) to our interests! For him, I'm happy!

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Yes there are other forums but lets face it, most of them are either specific to a local area, a local parlour (therefore usually full of self obsessed crap)just crap in general, biased to the point where they are rude/derogitory and should be closed down or they just copy and paste every topic blatently from punternet...go figure. This is still the first place I check every day and I cannot see that changing with the forums up there at the moment.

Galahad has a life I guess, punternet was set up as a hobby from my understanding, so whereas we all sit and wait with baited breath for the next new release of pnet reports or original uncovered already topics...galahad is living his real life...and why wouldnt he.

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I've just tried to input a report on my latest visit to Scorpio:

"No new Field Reports are being accepted at this time as the mailbox is full. Apologies for the inconvenience."

I think that Galahad has the odd other thing to do with his time than pander (for free) to our interests! For him, I'm happy!

My point was NOT that Galahad was deleterious in his duties, far from it. My point was that I think (okay, suspect) that there has been a drop-off in the posting of FRs because the forums are becoming one big talking shop rather than an adjunct to FRs for exchanging useful punting information. Like you, I am indebted to Galahad for leading me out of the darkness and into the light over the past 12 years and I still view him as my polestar. My happiness with Galahad surely exceeds your happiness with him, if that were possible. Is that paying sufficient obeisance to The Man? :rolleyes:

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Overall I value this site.

And your contributions to the PN forums are amongst the most thoughtful and constructive. I haven't checked out your contribution to the trove of information contained in the FR sector of PN but you are good value regardless whether you have posted there or not. (And, bless you, you have not initiated any mindless 'polls'). :)

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I dont know where the OP gets his data on FR's -perhaps Gal could enlighten us with some stats. He has done in the past.

It is merely a suspicion - I have no data. But it strikes me that the numbers of FRs being posted have not been growing as fast as the numbers of posters joining the forums. And the resultant types of threads, posts and polls suggest that the forums are becoming a latter-day adult version of 'Sesame Street'. Many obviously exalt in these changes, but I am not one of them. :)

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I write up my encounters for my own benefit, as I have a crap memory and enjoy reliving my punts.

However I've only submitted 1 FR.

There are really 3 main reasons

  1. Most of my (fairly infrequent nowadays) 121 punts come from 'The Other Site' which, if they don't publish their phone number, I can't do an FR for
  2. I tend to do parties and I've already done one write-up for and don't really see the point of doing another
  3. I'm becoming more of a fan of FBSM, and I don't know if they fit with a full service FR site

I suspect that an awful lot of people now get their punts from the 'Other Site' which I'd imagine is the main contributor to the fall of FRs here.

I do find it slightly absurd that here we're allowed to refer to the 'Other Site' but not by name, and to refer to usernames and ID number, but not link them. I find it all very English, this getting around the rules via euphemism and the 'nudge nudge, wink wink, say no more, say no more' that's needed.

I could have written an identical post, minus your Reason 2. Welcome to the Grouchy Club. :D

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Recently we had a wg return to work for us, in the past when she left then re-appeared a few months later she was booked up solid, no explanation really of who she is was required by her clients. This time though almost every single guy who enquired of her needed a description and a direction to her reports on her profile...they didnt know who she was! Maybe there are a lot of new punters about who do not know about this site, or that they can even report, some will have fallen to the wayside and no longer punt, a lot of guys could also be sticking to their regulars,unaware that they can now re-report on the lady...who knows.

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Its certainly not unusual to only see FRs posted up on a Sunday, and i wasnt aware there were less being submitted and posted up.

A problem i have noticed since the heydays of 2008/9 in my punting area is less punters share information and far less give a recommendation but happily take them either never to be heard of again or simply just take take take. This has resulted in many punters going to PM only and is due to the selfishness of non sharing punters. I certainly got very little back in 08/09 when i was recommending many WGs and it was mainly a core of punters who did give recs back many of whom have now gone.

I see nothing wrong with a talking shop, it gives punters and WGs valuable information, especially newbies. I have zero interest in chat rooms myself.

I agree Agency FRs and i extend that to on here have held up and more information about the good and bad is being posted in my opinion. I also agree less about Indies is being posted but as i said part of the reason is its gone to PM in my view.

The elephant in the room issue is the other site, its what many punters use but isnt directly allowed to be mentioned on here, now this is up to Galahad and he has posted in the hall of shame posting why so i respect thats his decision but i know some dont agree with this. My view is its his site so his rules. :)

You are, and have long been, a model poster of both FRs and of sensible forum posts (over 7,600 of them), and a very honest man in both respects. We have varied in our interpretation of 'facts' from time to time but your views are always interesting. :)

You put me to shame on the FR posting front. The fallout from the oriental agency crisis three years ago knocked out about 40 of my best and I stopped using oriental agencies altogether after the new law changes went into effect a year later. 'Trafficking' was not an issue for me but responsibility of oriental agency management for the welfare of their lovely young minions was.

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You are, and have long been, a model poster of both FRs and of sensible forum posts (over 7,600 of them), and a very honest man in both respects. We have varied in our interpretation of 'facts' from time to time but your views are always interesting. :)

You put me to shame on the FR posting front. The fallout from the oriental agency crisis three years ago knocked out about 40 of my best and I stopped using oriental agencies altogether after the new law changes went into effect a year later. 'Trafficking' was not an issue for me but responsibility of oriental agency management for the welfare of their lovely young minions was.

Erm, is there a doctor around to extract Tiggy 7's tongue from Smiths' arse? :D

(Only kidding Tiggy, I'm well aware of Smiths' venerable status and admirable reputation on this board. ;) )

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Field Reports V Requests For Information?

Both have upsides and downsides.

I have little time to scour through the FR's and there are so few written from south Wales it is not that informative.

However the thread about ladies in this area contains a lot of useful information and easy to "bookmark."

However, postings in the thread could be abused and if the idea was to get popular for other, busier, areas I could see that it would soon be abused and become an advertisining medium.

For now I like the speed and simplicity of adding to my local area thread and appreciate the content that others have posted. I feel this has also led to an increase use of PM's to compare and check details in an informal and possible more open way than anyone might put onto a public place.

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You are, and have long been, a model poster of both FRs and of sensible forum posts (over 7,600 of them), and a very honest man in both respects. We have varied in our interpretation of 'facts' from time to time but your views are always interesting. :)

You put me to shame on the FR posting front. The fallout from the oriental agency crisis three years ago knocked out about 40 of my best and I stopped using oriental agencies altogether after the new law changes went into effect a year later. 'Trafficking' was not an issue for me but responsibility of oriental agency management for the welfare of their lovely young minions was.

I very much appreciate your kind words Tiggy :D but i havent done a FR for over two years and wont be doing any in future for various reasons, one main one being i dont agree with the money must change hands rule and am not prepared to lie, in my opinion this lets many bad SPs off the hook to continue scamming and ripping punters off. I am not saying a FR will stop this behaviour but it would inform those many punters that only read FRs rather than read FRs and here which is where i have and would post about these rare bad punts or attempted punts where i walked without paying. You have most certainly consistently given good advice to posters Tiggy including myself.

Personal recommendation from punters i know or a least respect either by FR, on here, by PM or in person has helped me immensely since i joined, my bad punts have in the main been me knowingly taking a chance mainly in search of a gem. :)

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Erm, is there a doctor around to extract Tiggy 7's tongue from Smiths' arse? :D

(Only kidding Tiggy, I'm well aware of Smiths' venerable status and admirable reputation on this board. ;) )

Its a mutual love-in Easylover. :D

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Erm, is there a doctor around to extract Tiggy 7's tongue from Smiths' arse? :D

(Only kidding Tiggy, I'm well aware of Smiths' venerable status and admirable reputation on this board. ;) )

:D He and I have had differences of opinion at times but I always give him credit for having thought out his viewpoint, which prompts me to revisit my own when we differ. I also respect the thought and research that he devotes to selecting his punts. I am afraid that my own research is more likely to be overtaken by expediency if my research has proved faulty - I can always hear that four-hour Viagra clock ticking and I hate to waste a perfectly good £15 pill (my version of '£15 wise, £150 foolish'). :P

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Field Reports V Requests For Information?

Both have upsides and downsides.

I have little time to scour through the FR's and there are so few written from south Wales it is not that informative.

However the thread about ladies in this area contains a lot of useful information and easy to "bookmark."

However, postings in the thread could be abused and if the idea was to get popular for other, busier, areas I could see that it would soon be abused and become an advertisining medium.

For now I like the speed and simplicity of adding to my local area thread and appreciate the content that others have posted. I feel this has also led to an increase use of PM's to compare and check details in an informal and possible more open way than anyone might put onto a public place.

Location, location, location! Location DOES make a difference and, living in London, I tend to be spoiled for choice. So I concede that posts on the Request for Information board can be very useful in situations like yours; in fact, those were not the kind that I have found off-putting, in any case. It's the frivolous and vacuous ones that get to me (and bring out the worst in me, in response). And I agree that the input of WGs on the forums has been very educational over the years, once you get to know them and which ones to pay attention to. :)

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"...which ones to pay..."

That's what it is all about - lol :rolleyes:

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My point was NOT that Galahad was deleterious in his duties, far from it. My point was that I think (okay, suspect) that there has been a drop-off in the posting of FRs because the forums are becoming one big talking shop rather than an adjunct to FRs for exchanging useful punting information. Like you, I am indebted to Galahad for leading me out of the darkness and into the light over the past 12 years and I still view him as my polestar. My happiness with Galahad surely exceeds your happiness with him, if that were possible. Is that paying sufficient obeisance to The Man? :rolleyes:

I very much doubt their is a drop off in people posting field reports... I have been trying to post a report since last Wednesday however G's mailbox is full which means their is an abundance of field reports awaiting approval to be published...

This is one of many times the big G man's mail box has been full in the past months... so I am more inclined to say that Galahad has just been busy rather than a drop off in punters posting field reports

MrPunt

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I've got a couple of Frs in the pipeline and another to write, so some of us are still labouring away.

But yes, like other punters who also love the massage scene, my attention is often distracted in that direction, and, as some of the things we massage fans like to talk about are frowned on in some quarters, I am increasingly making use of PMs with other aficionados.

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I very much doubt their is a drop off in people posting field reports... I have been trying to post a report since last Wednesday however G's mailbox is full which means their is an abundance of field reports awaiting approval to be published...

This is one of many times the big G man's mail box has been full in the past months... so I am more inclined to say that Galahad has just been busy rather than a drop off in punters posting field reports

MrPunt

80 FRs were just posted, for an average of 10 FRs per day since the previous postings, on 10 June. I don't know whether others await posting imminently or not. However, the main reason for originating this thread was to seek others' opinions on whether Punternet was becoming more of a 'talking shop' than a reliable research source for punters seeking to improve the quality of their P4P love life. Punternet obviously has obviously experienced a large influx of new members over the past couple of years and one would have hoped for a comparable surge in new FRs being posted. I don't see it happening and I find that a bit disappointing, as I suspect G must. :(

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80 FRs were just posted, for an average of 10 FRs per day since the previous postings, on 10 June. I don't know whether others await posting imminently or not. However, the main reason for originating this thread was to seek others' opinions on whether Punternet was becoming more of a 'talking shop' than a reliable research source for punters seeking to improve the quality of their P4P love life. Punternet obviously has obviously experienced a large influx of new members over the past couple of years and one would have hoped for a comparable surge in new FRs being posted. I don't see it happening and I find that a bit disappointing, as I suspect G must. :(

I tried to add the following paragraph but apparently got 'timed out':

The thread is in no way intended to be critical of Galahad, who we all appreciate and revere. He provides a potentially valuable service by setting up and hosting Punternet and it is open to all, whether punters with useful information to share or other people who just want to exercise their right to free speech, in hopes that someone will notice them. Personally, I would rather exchange thoughts and info with genuine punters or WGs but that's my problem, not Galahad's.

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