LPSG is a cock porn site. Was that inevitable?

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  1. Drifterwood

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    I have been looking at the "numbers viewing" figures for a while. They don't leave you in any doubt why the majority of users come to this site.

    Adult Websites
    Celebrity Endowments
    Fictitious Stories and
    Sex with a large penis.

    Someone can give me the correct stats if they want, but I am guessing that 95% of people who are on the site are in these four areas.

    It's not my place to comment, it's a free world, but this is a different site to a while back and can't really claim to have much to do with "support" anymore. And yes I know that that was always tongue in cheek. :rolleyes:

    What do you think?
     
  2. ManlyBanisters

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    I'm in agreement - this is a porn site. It's funny though, I seldom go to those areas. I won't say never and I'm not saying I don't look at porn - but I tend to do my porning elsewhere. I live in Etc. and Women's Issues, and often read in 'Questions...'. I read in Politics but rarely post. I used to spend more time in Sex With a Large Penis and Relationships but I don't seem to find the content there very interesting anymore.

    Was this change to a porn site inevitable? Yes. I think once Rob_E bought the site it has been moving that way because he bought it to make a buck and that is where the money is. That's neither a criticism nor a statement of approval, it's just the way things are. The posters with the higher post counts, who frequent mostly just the fora, and who are often most vocal about the site and what is is, isn't, should be, shouldn't be (inc. me) are not representative of the majority of users any more. I wonder if those of us who use the board as a general discussion forum are a dying breed.

    As for the 'support' aspect - well, that was always lower on the chain - well, during my time here 'always'. :rolleyes:
     
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    Before I became a participant in the site in August of 2007, I visited pretty much for the purpose of looking at the "Adult Websites" postings. (I have never had the slightest interest in "Celebrity Endowments" or "Fictitious Stories.") I don't dispute your characterization of the present state of the site, but I am not aware that it was ever much different.
     
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    I only read LPSG for the articles.
     
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    While I am optimistic, I'd like to think that the "sex with Large Penis" area is at least being used as a means for those who are having trouble in that department.
     
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    I noticed a large decrease in photo postings in the last 2 weeks, hmmmm wonder why that is.
     
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    I used to be a more active member at LPSG but nowadays I spend most time in the Adult websites area so I have followed the trend. It has to be said, it saves a lot of surfing the web because the links are usually the kind of porn I look for.
    I have noticed a few changes since I joined in 2004:

    I think that most problems that need support have already been addressed, questions can be answered without the need to post.
    LPSG no longer has a majority of large penis owners and attitudes of jealous haters have discouraged the big guys from returning.
    There are less "intellectual" members than previously so the non penis related categories don't maintain as much interest.
    Few real women that post remain, something must have made them lose interest.

    I don't mind the change, I spend less time at LPSG than before which is good because I was wasting way too much time.
     
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    I rarely look at the "Topics" sighted by Drifterwood. I think I got that out of my system a long time ago. Now, I look for posts, threads and blogs that are of some interest to me. Bbucko is right on in his preferences.
    Finally, and most importantly, I have met some people on here that have become friends in more than a casual, cyber sort of way. I am interested in them, their views and their lives as much as all of the other categories on this site
     
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    I'd say there is one big difference between lpsg and other cock porn sites, though- here you can actually meet and sometimes hook up with well endowed guys, whereas most pay sites you'll never be able to meet and talk to the guy behind the cock.

    That's my favorite element of lpsg- it actually lets you get personal about size. ;)

    Aly
     
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    I joined because the discussions are funny to me. Not joking.
     
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    The site is what you make of it. If you're here mostly for the categories mentioned by the OP, then yes -- clearly it's a porn site for you. And I'd agree that this is the majority of visitors these days.

    The LPSG is a big tent of porn viewers, "support"-givers, fantasizers, chat room dwellers, social butterflies with thousands of posts, etc. These groups have always tended to be mutually exclusive but it seems there is less and less interaction between them all the time.

    Steve
     
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    What he said...plus a few of the ladies' galleries. :wink:

    Occasionally, I'll venture into the Adult Websites area or any of the others, but usually only if some headline in the Latest Posts/Threads boxes catches my attention. Otherwise, I'm in Etc. and Politics...or browsing Women's Issues if I'm really bored.

    I've posted here many times that I came in as a lark, directed by an unlikely-sounding link from an IT news site...and that I stuck around because of some rather captivating conversations that were taking place and the intriguing minds behind some of those participants.

    I fear ManBan is correct, however...those days are past. The vast majority of those people are gone. Either gone silent or gone elsewhere, but the effect is the same. This place is not what it once was, and likely never will be again.

    Nothing endures but change.
     
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    I enjoy the sight - been here since last Feb. - have had some good talk with members online - have spoken my mind on serious issues and have had positive response - of course, a good looking man is always easy on the eyes - no??
     
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    One of us has to be in the minority, and I don't want to be argumentative--but here's my two-cents' worth. I find nothing at all "pornographic" about the penis and its care, maintenance, and uses. For too long this country has been superprissy-Victorian in its attitude toward nudity and sex. Comparing and contrasting it with Europe, for example, shows how adolescent and giggly we are about the body: its beauty and natural physical functions..... ~ This site is open to all contributors--will present all viewpoints if all of those viewpointers contribute..... [Oh, and Uncutoakland, the answer is a resounding YES!]
     
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    The numbers are revealing if you search for threads with over 400 responses, sorted by number of views:

    http://www.lpsg.org/search.php?searchid=6270186

    Adult websites has two threads with well over a million views.

    Amateur girls and big cocks and Huge natural tits on a thin body dwarf the number of views by any other threads. Never underestimate the popularity of free hetero porn links and torrent locations.

    Bargain hunters.:rolleyes:

    This is an area where RobE could make some money if he chose to run ads in the adult websites forum.
     
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    I don't feel this is a porn site. There are too many issues that are discussed, including support for a large penis. I think it's great. I love to be able to logon to a site that is focused on a large penis, but also see that there are alot of other topics to discuss. I wouldn't categorize this as a porn site at all.
     
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    Because guys ran out of pics to steal ??? We've seen em all ???
     
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    Agreed...different things to different folks, depending on what you come here for and get from it.

    When I first joined I used to share big dick stories and similar anecdotes. Concerns over privacy issues combined with a growing disinterest in the one millionth post of "what's the first big cock..." "when did you first know..." "are black men really..." and "what underwear do you wear" caused me to write less of such things and to gradually drift to other venues.

    People looking for that can still find plenty of it. Those looking for hook-ups and porn - plenty of that, and those wishing to have at it in the political forums can also join in that fray. Something almost for everyone.

    I think it fitting that forums (and topics) that flourish (and those that die out) do so from a form of natural evolution rather than control - evolution driven by the comings and goings of its membership.

    Survival of the fittest ?? (if not, perhaps, the most persistent) in its purest form.
     
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    I don't disagree BC. I am just pointing out that statistically, the site has become predominantly about cock porn and that this is a change or evolution as you say.

    I also wonder why.
     
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