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    (Original post by JamesMartinez)
    Haha! Finally someone getting the reference!
    I can't believe more people didn't pick up on it! TSR has poor taste in movies.
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    I hate music in porn...if I hear I find another.
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    Dont like the production stuff much, home made is the one.
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    youz a raciss
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    (Original post by wildbluesun)
    I think a lot of the money is in niche stuff these days....I vaguely know a few people who work in porn and they say that right now there's two main ways that the companies make money:
    - They're long-running, large companies with an archive going back years which people are willing to pay to access.
    - They're niche sites catering to weird fetishes (eg petplay) which might not be accessible on tube sites.

    There are also a few newish sites who are producing really high production value, high end porn with sumptuous sets and great lighting which people are also willing to pay for. Art-porn; porn that likes to dress itself up as "erotic art" even though it's blatantly not.

    In addition, there are a fair few smaller porn sites - again often niche fetish stuff - run by people who essentially do it as a hobby. They don't necessarily need to make money, or if they do it's only a little, barely breaking even; it's just so the guy who runs it can get the ego boost of saying he runs a porn site. Some people will invest a lot of money into their ego boost...

    As for the women in porn, rates for porn are apparently relatively low these days but a lot of them will make extra money through webcam, shooting with amateur photographers, selling personalised sets to fans, appearing at conventions, selling used underwear, etc.

    Also, LOL at people who think women don't watch porn or that no male porn star makes any money - granted, there are fewer well-known male stars than female stars, but they do exist. James Deen is living proof. (Actually pretty creepy as a lot of his fanbase is pretty young but that's not his fault.)

    I've just realised that I know an odd amount about the porn industry for someone who doesn't watch it or work in it. o.O I'm pretty fascinated by the whole sex industry in general I guess, I read blogs like titsandsass.com and Stoya's Tumblr, as well as paying attention when people I'm acquainted with talk about their work lives. Have lost whole afternoons reading about the dynamics of porn.

    I don't know why, but I have visions of you with your boyfriend (current or future), who's trying to watch porn, and you keep interrupting him with 'did you know ... only got paid £150 for this. Her main revenue stream comes from her escort work' and so on.

    Seriously, I know what you mean. I have a documentary about porn on DVD, and it was fascinating. I shouldn't have been, but was surprised that when the porn stars actually talk on interview, you realise that they're actually really smart. It was fascinating.

    Edit: I just googled James Deen, and was creeped out that I'm 1 day older than him!!!
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    If you want to know why free porn (particularly tube pr0ns) thrive, read this awesome NYmag article

    The Geek-Kings of Smut
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    (Original post by askew116)
    I don't know why, but I have visions of you with your boyfriend (current or future), who's trying to watch porn, and you keep interrupting him with 'did you know ... only got paid £150 for this. Her main revenue stream comes from her escort work' and so on.

    Seriously, I know what you mean. I have a documentary about porn on DVD, and it was fascinating. I shouldn't have been, but was surprised that when the porn stars actually talk on interview, you realise that they're actually really smart. It was fascinating.

    Edit: I just googled James Deen, and was creeped out that I'm 1 day older than him!!!
    The sad thing is, that kind of thing actually happens. Not with porn because I/we find most porn quite boring, but if we're watching TV I can't help but pause it every 10 minutes or so to explain something in a bit more detail, or correct an inaccuracy. (It's the worst for The Big Bang Theory.)

    I think porn stars have to be smart, at least in the business sense, because they're freelancers working in a competitive market place and that's never easy.
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    (Original post by Ice Constricter)
    Alot of the porn on tube sites aren't iPhone recorded crap though, so yes it does look like you have no idea what you're talking about...
    are you guys actually arguing about porn :facepalm:

    what is life
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    Haha porn sites are the one kind of piracy that nobody ever mentions. I'm sure everybody is guilty of not paying for porn, including those that prosecute others for piracy.

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    (Original post by Tabzqt)
    are you guys actually arguing about porn :facepalm:

    what is life
    Wtf are you on about? This whole thread is about porn and people arguing about it...
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    (Original post by Jingers)
    Cast members get paid a $few hundred to a $few thousand.
    I've heard that a female adult actress can get paid a thousand to five thousand dollars a day

    :sexface:

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    (Original post by tomj45)
    I've heard that a female adult actress can get paid a thousand to five thousand dollars a day

    :sexface:

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    Farrah Abraham made her released her first 'sex tape' a week or so ago and got paid over $1 million for it. Granted she's a celebrity but still.
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    There's an incentive to subscribe because of quality control and perhaps if they want a particular woman free sites don't have.
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    (Original post by Jingers)
    Farrah Abraham made her released her first 'sex tape' a week or so ago and got paid over $1 million for it. Granted she's a celebrity but still.
    That was a joke for anyone who watches a certain series of porn ....
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    (Original post by tomj45)
    I've heard that a female adult actress can get paid a thousand to five thousand dollars a day

    :sexface:

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