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Is It Really That Quiet Out There?

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I have just had an enjoyable-ish punt with a Hothornypussy from the other site (FR submitted). She told me that I was only the 2nd punter of the day and it was VERY VERY quiet in London and lots of girls were reducing their pricing. Added to that I have seen that many girls are now reducing their rates because of the decline in trade. For example, Tanya of Bracknell (now Basingstoke) (see my FR) is offering a fantastic rate of £100 an hour (form an orderly queue!).

So, is it really that quiet out there, or am I imagining things?

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popcorn thread.

would prefer better service; not lower prices.

nb: board very slow, is that a morning-thing ?

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The only price changes by (Central London agency) escorts that I have noted recently were increases - possibly in response to falling demands.

I can imagine HOD's new offering in South Kensington at £120 might create more pressure on the local market than "the credit crunch."

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Hi All

I have just had an enjoyable-ish punt with a Hothornypussy from the other site (FR submitted). She told me that I was only the 2nd punter of the day and it was VERY VERY quiet in London and lots of girls were reducing their pricing. Added to that I have seen that many girls are now reducing their rates because of the decline in trade. For example, Tanya of Bracknell (now Basingstoke) (see my FR) is offering a fantastic rate of £100 an hour (form an orderly queue!).

So, is it really that quiet out there, or am I imagining things?

I have been away for a while and have noticed some price decreases in my area of North London as far as Indies are concerned, a few i have punted with and IMO are ok, although not great are now £80-90 per hour. I have found some Indie ladies who charge under a £100 an hour to either have cut services which they offered previously, or to want you out ASAP, so in some cases very low offered rates can come with a sting in the tale in my experience.

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150 - 180 available in London for 2 hours, something has changed, I guess a combination of supply and the credit crunch

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Nothing different here. Only ever saw 2-3 a week, still seeing 2-3 a week.

Joys of being a 'niche' market!

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My regular squeeze says she has noticed a definate decline,

at £120 for an hour I consider her real VFM, but she told me she is considering dropping her fee to £100 ph, to bring her inline with other ladies in my area.

I guess she wants to be busier, I advised sometimes cheaper prices may give out wrong/mixed messages.

But as I don't have her overheads, it's not my dilema.

Something else to consider though is.... How will we all feel once the economic recovery gains momentum and all these ladies that dropped there fees increase them overnight?

I for one will fell a little exploited.

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So, is it really that quiet out there, or am I imagining things?

Nothing imaginary about it. The recession is deep and wide and very few areas of retail are unaffected. No doubt many of the ladies here will claim it's business as usual, and fair play to them if it is. But like you, I've noticed price 're-adjustments', and I've seen the sheer number of girls on agency websites increasing. Something has to give.

I'm a fairly irregular punter these days, and don't bother with agencies any more, and I can't remember the last time I called an indie to suggest a time for later that day, only to be told she was busy and could I make it later/earlier.

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I would not really say prices have come down significantly in actual money or gbp terms as such but neither have they increased over last - what 5 years -probably more ? - In fact certainly more - which in real terms means price has come down

I am fairly certain that back in 2003 I was paying 150 gbp / hr to agencies -same rate as now

I would note that one of my favoured agencies at moment offers a 10 gbp discount on future bookings if you leave a review - And they do honour this so this is a real reduction

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I have to say that I'm finding that prices are going up in my corner of the country :P

Plus, the driver, which used to be part and parcel of the total fee is now a charge on top of the fee, plus it is also time dependant, the later in the evening, the more it costs!

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I have to say that I'm finding that prices are going up in my corner of the country :P

Plus, the driver, which used to be part and parcel of the total fee is now a charge on top of the fee, plus it is also time dependant, the later in the evening, the more it costs!

Can't be much competition in your neck of the woods! Generally in the SE and SW prices are falling or there are more special offers.You need strong resolve and say that you will not pay for the driver - that is part of the extra fee for outcalls.

It only takes a few to refuse to pay and stupid 'add ons' disappear

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Yeah there are really only a couple agencies in the area, who really have it all their own way. Also, the girls seem to move about between them, with very little fresh blood coming it.

I've ended up looking at flying girls up from London, just to see some new faces!

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I found using a driver meant I was arriving fresher and more relaxed than if I drove myself.

However now I can drive again I've gone back to driving myself. I can however say that for outcalls late at night, and in rural locations I'm keener to leave on time since I know I need to be alert on my way back, whereas with a driver I may have been more relaxed knowing I could nod off in the passenger seat. And yes, my driver would go off somewhere else until he got my call whatever time that was.

So swings and roundabouts.

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I have to say that I'm finding that prices are going up in my corner of the country :P

Plus, the driver, which used to be part and parcel of the total fee is now a charge on top of the fee, plus it is also time dependant, the later in the evening, the more it costs!

As outcalls normally cost more than incalls anyway, sneaking another charge on top of that for 'driver fees' sounds like a rip off to me - if they want to charge 'X' amount, they should do so in the first place, IMHO.

I do know ladies who charge extra (or a deposit) for appointments after midnight, and whilst I used to wonder why do them at all if they disliked working late so much, it turned out to be mainly a combination of the Pissed Punter factor and the difficulty in arranging security and transport that late, so I don't think it's unreasonable. Personally I can't be arsed with anything much that takes place after Hollyoaks :D.

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I too tried extra charges after 10pm, since by that time I had usually taken my make-up off and was in my relaxing clothing. If not asleep. Yet either didn't get the bookings or was fast asleep/driving on such little sleep would be dangerous especially with an early incall the next morning.

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Whilst on my travels last week, I had a 1-hour 'window' to find some company, and couldn't find an indie on my list answering the phone or available, so the good ones are still busy. Finished in tsat good old standby, the parlour, where i was promptly double booked.

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Nothing different here. Only ever saw 2-3 a week, still seeing 2-3 a week.

Joys of being a 'niche' market!

Is that what they're calling it these days?

But seriously, like it or not I think both the recession and the supply side are forcing down prices. I am noticing more and more, the £100 per hr punts being offered in London. One girl - bless her - is even trying the £99 per hr touch. Like you're actually going to ask for your £1 change lol. I think that if things carry on the way they are, £80 - £90 for the hr won't be uncommon even in London. In fact, the London area seems to be reaching saturation point with regards to escorts. The place is full of them.

Punters have never had it so good.:P

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Punters have never had it so good.:P

Not so - like house prices there is still going to be a further drop in fees charged by WGs if they want to stay in the business. For far too long prices have been artificially maintained at ridiculous levels.

Competition from overseas WGs, increasing numbers of UK women boosting their falling living standards and fewer, or less frequent punters is rightly driving prices down to sensible levels.

Those WGs trying to charge £250+ an hour may not yet be feeling the pinch but they soon will.

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Maybe one of the reasons it is appearing to be quiet is that more girls have joined the industry as a result of the recession.

They may have previously worked in retail, call centres or sales where business has dropped off a cliff, and with bills to pay, their answer is the adult entertainment industry. Being fucked for cash isnt all that bad. In turn this has increased the supply of escorts, so with more choice and punters with less disposable cash (or being picky), the custom has showed signs (for some) of drying up.

I also think it incomprehensible that a large number of girls have not adjusted their prices downwards. That said, some dont need to as they are quality, others are merely average and should have looked at knocking £20 off or at least some decent offers.

My regular is still asking £150/hr, (£300 for 2hrs) and I'm not prepared to pay that, but am still looking for someone who fits the the bill at £100-120/hr. I dont have money to throw around either. I'd rather not punt than pay over the odds - maybe others feel the same way?

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I've noticed a couple of the outcall agencies that cover Herts/Beds have now gone 24 hours.

Is this due to demand?, I doubt it.

If they offered a better service for you £££ then they would be busier, a 1 shot service £120 per hour is a rip off in boom period let alone a recession!!

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Maybe one of the reasons it is appearing to be quiet is that more girls have joined the industry as a result of the recession.

They may have previously worked in retail, call centres or sales where business has dropped off a cliff, and with bills to pay, their answer is the adult entertainment industry. Being fucked for cash isnt all that bad. In turn this has increased the supply of escorts, so with more choice and punters with less disposable cash (or being picky), the custom has showed signs (for some) of drying up.

I also think it incomprehensible that a large number of girls have not adjusted their prices downwards. That said, some dont need to as they are quality, others are merely average and should have looked at knocking £20 off or at least some decent offers.

My regular is still asking £150/hr, (£300 for 2hrs) and I'm not prepared to pay that, but am still looking for someone who fits the the bill at £100-120/hr. I dont have money to throw around either. I'd rather not punt than pay over the odds - maybe others feel the same way?

Yes more girls are taking this up due to the recession but it is also to do with the influx of girls from overseas. As time goes on, the stigma of being a wg will also fade. Some of these girls are hailed in an almost celebrity-like status within the punting fraternity - they love the attention they receive as well as the money.

I wouldn't go as far as to say I would not punt at significantly higher prices, I'd just go less often so my budget would remain essentially the same.

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Have 2 say I think it has defo been quieter recently (although I'm rarely working now + have changed num so that might play a part!x)

Seems to be more timewasters + guys looking to do "pictures" or "driving" for me, as well as the usual decorators ect...

Freebie hunters for the most part!x

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As time goes on, the stigma of being a wg will also fade.

I don't see any evidence of that at all; the stigma seems as strong now as it was in biblical times.

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Recently I've an increased usual amount of emails/calls trying to beat down my price to something ridiculous for an extended booking (overnight or more). These from guys I've never met before. I don't think so sonny Jim! Things are quiet but not THAT quiet!

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Like claire, im still busy with regulars and lots of new "friends" I havent noticed a decline at all

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