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When it comes to looking for 'no strings attached' hook ups online, one of the most popular choices in the UK (and indeed anywhere else) is AFF. They've been around since the 90s and have a network of millions. But do they stand the test of time, especially when the UK sex scene is so competitive? Our reviewers took a look...

Our Review

If you're new to seeking sex online then you'll most likely get to know AFF pretty well in the coming months and years. If you're a veteran of the internet hookup world then you've probably already got an AFF account and reading this to see if its worth trying again. They really are a behemoth – one of the original online NSA sex pioneers. In fact, over the pond in the US they're pretty much top of the heap and like so many trends (If you like check out our AdultFriendFinder review in the US), that means they are massive over here now too.


That being said, you'd be forgiven for thinking they are just another ten a penny hookup site when you first log in. We've found from all of the reviews we've done that often the biggest casual dating websites often appear the least impressive to look at. There are plenty of features (and more importantly, members) on AFF, as we'll come to later in this review, but at first glance the members area looks a little underwhelming (unless you're using their more modern looking app). Nevertheless, it's functional and busy. Besides, you're not on a sex site to appreciate web design - you're on it to get laid tonight!


How does perform in the UK and what are the features?

Before getting to the members area you arrive at a pretty cool front page and a sign up form that doesn't take too long to complete (although the sexy member videos that run in the background did cause our reviewers to become slightly distracted during this process). There is no obligation to confirm your email at this point, but in order to get more out of your online hook up experience you are asked to do so later.


One thing we often get asked is whether AFF is a scam. This always surprises us because it's unlikely that a company can last this long in a competitive industry if it is not doing something right. But just for clarity, we can confirm that we've seen just about every dating site out there and AFF is legit. That doesn't mean it will always work for you (although they are one of the few dating sites to offer a money back guarantee, another one is but it does mean you'll have as good a chance here as anywhere. AFF work hard to promote different ways to fight non-genuine users on the site, such as asking for users to upload a photo holding a card with their username in order to prove they haven't just added a random image to their profile.


Rates for using AFF are competitive compared to other hookup sites we've reviewed, which is always a good thing. They also offer micropayment options to allow you to 'pay as you go' rather than having to buy a monthly package. Plus, you can navigate the site for free as long as you want, which allows you to search local horny singles before committing to the upgrade. In addition, Adult Friend Finder offer a rewards scheme that let's you earn points for contributing to the site's user generated content (such as the blog/ magazine area or the member webcam broadcasts).  You even get points for verifying your account (to prove you are who you say you are), which our review team really liked as a way to stop scammers. The points you earn can be converted into prizes, such as site upgrades or even exchanging for a few quid cashback.


In terms of features and innovation on, there's plenty to do. There are many ways to search for local singles to hookup with (including a 'Hot or Not' game as well as their 'Kink Search', both available for free). And when you're not searching for singles to chat to, you can access Community Pages, Chat Rooms, a Sex Academy, Competitions and even Live Video Broadcasts from other members.


Our conlusion: How well does work? 

To sum AFF up, we'd say it may not be the most modern looking dating site, but with over 100m members globally, a network of sister sites feeding into the brand, good free access, anti-scam promotions and even a guarantee that you'll find sex on the site, remains a top option for meeting sexy singles online. The only thing we'd suggest now is to see how many members are in your area and go from there.


As always, we'd remind you to try as many hook up sites as possible when trying to find a shag online. Each site brings different results depending on your area and the best way to improve your chances of getting lucky are to have plenty of options running. Play safe ladies and gentlemen!

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