Helen Jones

Pn- Are You The Aw Purple 'other' Site In Disguise?

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Punternet looks as if its become the AW discussion forum rather than its own resouce! So many threads about AW this Purple site that other site the other ! You can see the nomen novum everywhere!

I'm not on the purple-aw-othersitetypething - Am I missing something?

May have to give it the once over as it seems ever so popular here on a completely different site where the unmentionable is mentioned all the time. :-)

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It tells me the users of punternet are screaming out for a decent alternative to adultwork. Punternet owners take note, you could be sitting on a goldmine here if you develop your site which has looked the same and had the same features as long as I can remember.

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The ban on talking about it has been lifted hence the chatter. To be fair we still chat a load of old bollocks about non-AW stuff.

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The secret is....this is a site for finding info about WG's we would like to meet...or should meet...and the purple site has vast numbers of these WG's. Hence....much discussion ^_^

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I'm not on the purple-aw-othersitetypething - Am I missing something?

May have to give it the once over as it seems ever so popular here on a completely different site where the unmentionable is mentioned all the time. :-)

You definitely are!!

Have been using AW since 2005, for most of my punts.

It tells me the users of punternet are screaming out for a decent alternative to adultwork. Punternet owners take note, you could be sitting on a goldmine here if you develop your site which has looked the same and had the same features as long as I can remember.

Are they??

A quick search for my local scene (East Midlands) tells you all you need to know....

On Punternet, there are :

x8 Deluxe Listings and x10 Basic Lisitngs

Whereas on AW, there are

x7 Featured Members and x1,960 WGs whose have ticked "Escorting"

Even if 75% of these are PG scams (a deliberate over-estimation), that would still leave nearly

500 Escorts who would appear to be genuine.

If Punters are screaming as you say, then Punternet has a long way to go before it can catch up...

Edited by CoolTiger

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Punternet looks as if its become the AW discussion forum rather than its own resouce! So many threads about AW this Purple site that other site the other ! You can see the nomen novum everywhere!

I'm not on the purple-aw-othersitetypething - Am I missing something?

May have to give it the once over as it seems ever so popular here on a completely different site where the unmentionable is mentioned all the time. :-)

I must admit that since the ban on mentioning AW was lifted the amount of threads about it has increased ten fold.

Even the most seasoned gentleman who say they do not like it seem to admit on forum boards such as this one that they will use it as a research tool.

I personally am a fan of it myself.

I have "lost" my profile a few times but always got it back, it was lost usually when some have reported me for whatever.....

I have had it hacked in to on several occasions and had all my credits used up by a hacking man who used them all up for camming during the early hours of the morning.

That was not AWs fault though.

It is a like it or loathe it site.

I like it and have not had any major problems as such using it.

I had teething problems, but as soon as I became savvy with the place I found it works very well.

It now allows parlours and escort agencies to advertise on it as well.

In my area now there must be a dozen if not more profiles that move around the country, they are clearly "managed" profiles, if you get my drift.

AW is run as a business, we choose to buy in to that business or not.

I feel sorry for the bloke who had started a thread about losing his profile and credits, there seems to be no reason for it either.

AW are as a rule hard to approach of you have a problem.

I had a problem once on there and asked my hubby to try to sort it, he ended up with several personal messages signed by a real name and not just the automated stuff.

Lucy :)

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I hope the proliferation of refs to Aw encourages G in his apparent hope to provide some sort of similar facility without the many pitfalls of AW.

Then it may not be mentioned at all.

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Adultwork was the forum I used to start my business and I will always be eternally grateful, despite having a few differences of opinion at times. They can't be all bad, they have me and Lu on there for a start!

I might add that I very much value my reviews on here too.

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Punternet looks as if its become the AW discussion forum rather than its own resouce! So many threads about AW this Purple site that other site the other ! You can see the nomen novum everywhere!

I'm not on the purple-aw-othersitetypething - Am I missing something?

May have to give it the once over as it seems ever so popular here on a completely different site where the unmentionable is mentioned all the time. :-)

Welcome back to a punternet that is changing with the times Helen. AW is the biggest escort locating service in the UK and it is great to finally be able to openly talk about it in all its infuriating complexity. Hopefully the non-veiled discussions will only help it to clean up some of it's murkier corners.

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The ban on talking about it has been lifted hence the chatter. To be fair we still chat a load of old bollocks about non-AW stuff.

You speak for yourself mate. Every syllable of each of my posts is hand crafted with wit, poor spelling, typo's and good sense.

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Bearing in mind the large number of scams, bad experiences etc that people report from AW it is clear that there is a need for a nationwide directory of service providers. We all know that AW is not perfect but at the moment it is the best tool we have.

I would be delighted if some clever person with the time and integrity were to set up an alternative but till then we have to put up with AW.

I am very glad that Sir G has lifted the moratorium on discussing the site. After we have got used to our new found freedom things will settle down and we will get back the normal desert related crap.

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I would be delighted if some clever person with the time and integrity were to set up an alternative but till then we have to put up with AW.

Mark my words: its aint going to happen.

There are hundreds escort directories on the web and some were established as far as 1994. Adultwork took it to another level, and since 2004 nobody could come with anything close for almost a decade now. If you search the Web Developers forum, there are hundreds people who wanted to establish something similar and prepared to pay more then reasonable amount to do so. So far: nothing come out of it, and Adultwork will be here to stay her till Apocalypse ( No, not the one on 21/12/12, lol) and grabbing major share of the market.

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Aw is what it is because the owners allow it to be become a usefull tool for people, looking for a booking, or trying to advertise.

Its spoilt by a few that have joined it to scam but that is life, your always going to get that.

The problem is that AW dont do enough to weed out and remove members who do this, and dont try to allow people to report scams easily.

Its a two street, there are so called punters and so called escorts who spoil it for so many, and till AW do something to clear it up, they will always be tarred a site that is great in principal but could be im proved so much

I use AW myself, and have been bitten a few times, but till something better comes along what have we got.

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Aw is what it is because the owners allow it to be become a usefull tool for people, looking for a booking, or trying to advertise.

Its spoilt by a few that have joined it to scam but that is life, your always going to get that.

The problem is that AW dont do enough to weed out and remove members who do this, and dont try to allow people to report scams easily.

Its a two street, there are so called punters and so called escorts who spoil it for so many, and till AW do something to clear it up, they will always be tarred a site that is great in principal but could be im proved so much

I use AW myself, and have been bitten a few times, but till something better comes along what have we got.

Surely that is where cross referencing with other established sites like this one comes into it? If you can trace the lady you are interested in with a few reviews here too or similar sites, then you should be fairly confident you have a real Independent and depending on her reviews, one that does what it says on the tin. My advice would be to never rely on one source of information, unless you are willing to take the risk.

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Surely that is where cross referencing with other established sites like this one comes into it? If you can trace the lady you are interested in with a few reviews here too or similar sites, then you should be fairly confident you have a real Independent and depending on her reviews, one that does what it says on the tin. My advice would be to never rely on one source of information, unless you are willing to take the risk.

Spot on Kate. AW might be useful as a punting 'yellow pages' but who is going to employ a builder or plumber without seeking supporting references from satisfied customers? My analogy may not be up to snuff but hey ho....

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There is a forum which deals with AW and AW only and it's a lot different to this forum.

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Spot on Kate. AW might be useful as a punting 'yellow pages' but who is going to employ a builder or plumber without seeking supporting references from satisfied customers? My analogy may not be up to snuff but hey ho....

I think we're on the same page ;)

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I think we're on the same page ;)

There is something to be said for letting your fingers do the walking :P

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There is a forum which deals with AW and AW only and it's a lot different to this forum.

True it's full of advertising. The first thing you see when you log on is loads of cam girls pictures. I find that a tad off putting, especially if I'm using my computer at home and I don't want to draw attention to the screen.

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AW are as a rule hard to approach of you have a problem.

Hello Lucy.

I found the opposite a few years ago when I complained about some text lifted from my website. They replied courteously and quickly to tell me they had removed the stolen content.

I imagine the success of the site has dulled the "customer service" aspect of the business as so ofen seems to happen when a business reaches a certain size.

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It tells me the users of punternet are screaming out for a decent alternative to adultwork. Punternet owners take note, you could be sitting on a goldmine here if you develop your site which has looked the same and had the same features as long as I can remember.

I agree. Online sexual service presentation has changed so much in the last few years. Its a very much more sophisticated that it was and sites that dont evolve and change to fit new ways of presentation will fade away like dinosaurs.

As a Liverpool fan I know being great in the past means nothing in the present and even less in the future. :unsure:

Even standing still is going backwards on the internet. What is it they say..evolve or die?

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I agree. Online sexual service presentation has changed so much in the last few years. Its a very much more sophisticated that it was and sites that dont evolve and change to fit new ways of presentation will fade away like dinosaurs.

As a Liverpool fan I know being great in the past means nothing in the present and even less in the future. :unsure:

Even standing still is going backwards on the internet. What is it they say..evolve or die?

I realise that admitting to being in this profession can be a big step for some people but admitting to following Liverpool F.C. really is a step too far. :o

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Surely that is where cross referencing with other established sites like this one comes into it? If you can trace the lady you are interested in with a few reviews here too or similar sites, then you should be fairly confident you have a real Independent and depending on her reviews, one that does what it says on the tin. My advice would be to never rely on one source of information, unless you are willing to take the risk.

Cross referencing on this site would be great, but only if you could post full details on here properly,

and I cannot ever see this happening here.

Even at the moment, we get a ticking off from the Mods if we fail to mention the town the WG is from.

(In some instances, the girls simply tour round the Midlands, so how can we tie them down to one

city, when searches for her would then exclude her from every other city in the Midlands!!).

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Cross referencing on this site would be great, but only if you could post full details on here properly,

and I cannot ever see this happening here.

Even at the moment, we get a ticking off from the Mods if we fail to mention the town the WG is from.

(In some instances, the girls simply tour round the Midlands, so how can we tie them down to one

city, when searches for her would then exclude her from every other city in the Midlands!!).

I have a working apartment in Cheltenham and also tour extensively. My last review states I am from Cheltenham, but the meeting took place in Birmingham. If I want people to know where I am touring I advertise in that area and they can then check out my reviews. I agree it would be better if the review showed up where the booking actually happened, but it is possible to see that a lady is happy to travel by reading the reviews.

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KK,

You are still lucky in that if I wanted to enquire about you on this forum, I could ask about "KK of Cheltenham",

since you have a base).

When we were enquiring about girls who ONLY tour, we were not able to put a city next to their name, as

they were not based anywhere. This made it tricky on this forum, as the Mods here kept insisting that

we MUST provide a city name else risk the thread being pulled down!!

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