I wasn't able to test all of the features, and I didn't talk to a lot of people who had success with the site, so as always with dating sites, buyer beware. One more thing that, yes, I've left until the end.
logged in in the past month) are in your area before paying the requisite fees.
At the same time, there are reports from several readers that the site doesn't deliver on their promises (see reviews below), and that most of the female members are fake.
Large caches of data stolen from online cheating site Ashley have been posted online by an individual or group that claims to have completely compromised the company’s user databases, financial records and other proprietary information.
The still-unfolding leak could be quite damaging to some 37 million users of the hookup service, whose slogan is “Life is short.
If you are single and wish to meet an attached person, you're probably going to have to try a little harder. We suggest that you remain patient and keep trying."Like most dating sites, anyone can sign up for free and peruse local members.
What was different (and a bit disturbing) was that I was presented with six "specially selected" members in my area after having signed up - but none of the members could be found again in my town after I chose to skip sending them a wink. I tried to find this information both by searching the internet, searching Ashley Madison and by hanging out on the site for a few hours to see if anyone instant messaged me. Perhaps one of you has had more experience with the site and knows the answer to this question, but in my case, I honestly don't know.But is this because its so easy to sign up - with no profile needed other than answering a few questions - or is it because most of its users are fake?Read on to find out."There are many single people on Ashley Madison that wish to meet attached people for various reasons.“Too bad for ALM, you promised secrecy but didn’t deliver.We’ve got the complete set of profiles in our DB dumps, and we’ll release them soon if Ashley Madison stays online.Separate from the unusual nature of the site - which promotes adultery, cheating and/or deceit between long-term partners - Ashley Madison also offers several very unique features and benefits: The most interesting of the bunch is the "Affair Guarantee", where users can apply to get a refund for their three-month subscription (1000 credits, which is 9 CDN/9 USD) if they fulfill a long list of criteria, including: If after the three months the user still hasn't met someone in person to have an affair, the user can then apply to get their 9 USD plus taxes refunded to them, but "requests must be made within 30 days of Program expiration."Anyone can sign up for free, but it'll take buying some credits to really do anything with the site.