Alt.com is a big online community for anyone seeking an alternative sexual lifestyle or for those who just fantasize. Commonly found there are people with fetish for uniforms, BDSM, role playing, spanking - almost anything goes here. The site has profiles of singles, couples and groups in most areas and countries.
Alt.com has a massive database of registered users. It currently has at least 349,000 active users and this ensures that there is someone for everyone whatever your fetish.
Inside you'll find a very wide range of people. Some are satisfying a curiosity while others are regularly involved in the world of BDSM. There's a lot of emphasis on real life events including parties and other meeting venues. You can keep up to date of these in the lively forum section of the website. This is more or less a free flowing discussion area.
After registering from the home page, you'll gain access to the members-only area. The layout follows other FriendFinder sites, with a slick and easy to navigate format.
They let you customize your profile in just about every way imaginable. You can set your profile according to your unique circumstances; as a couple, group, straight, single person and so on. Under preferences you can state the kind of relationship or encounters you're open to exploring.
It is a good idea to say how far you're prepared to travel to meet people. Filling these bits in is an excellent way to get your profile appearing when people do searches and so get more value from your membership.
Helpfully, it lists a number of quick links to tell you profiles recently visited, who's hotlisted you and who's viewed your profile.
The searching is pretty comprehensive by any standards. As you'd expect, quick and basic searches are there to let you quickly locate people/couples nearby, people online, and there's even a list of most popular members.
The kink search goes to a lot more detail and let's you drill down to every fetish imaginable by way of an A to Z list. This includes alternative sexual practices, from voyeurism to cross dressing.
By using the compatibility and zip code search feature, members can locate and contact others within their geographical range with the same interests.
It's also possible to access each other through ads, chat room and forums. A number of online resources are available for issues related to BDSM.
- View profiles - including hidden pictures
- Contact anyone on the site - including free users
- Use advanced searching
- Allow anyone to contact you (as optional extra)
In addition to the Gold/Silver membership, the Standard Contacts is an add-on extra that's worth considering when you upgrade.
This opens the door to free members so that they can view your profile in full, message you and live chat with you.
This gives exclusive access to a large group of couples and singles who otherwise can't communicate with anyone.
Alt, which is just one of the vast FriendFinder network, is strictly for adults who have discreetly and personally embraced BDSM as a part of their lifestyle. Advertisements and content placed on the website by members will be and is explicit.
Alt has consistently remained at the top of recommended BDSM dating sites thanks in part to its huge pool of members.