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Why doesn't MV offer models the option to make their vids rentable?

Discussion in 'Ask-a-Model!' started by Guy, May 15, 2018 at 6:34 PM.

  1. Guy

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    Just curious.
     
  2. AmberCutie

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    Renting is a blockbuster era thing.
     
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  3. AmberCutie

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    A membership is the new equivalent.
     
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    I feel like renting clips would just open up more opportunities for scumbags to record & upload content to tube sites. Which is/was already being done with memberships.
     
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    Cuz you can’t rewind that shit.
     
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    How exactly would one rent a digital file?
     
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    Also, I've seen members complaining about how absolutely shit the streaming option is due to the lag. It pausing every 5 seconds or so despite them having great internet, etc.
     
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    Yes, I saw that complaint too
     
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    I rent movies from Google Play now and then, and it's a file that's easy to watch for 48 hours. Maybe that's because they're proper movies hosted by Google, I dunno, but it's something I do...
     
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  13. Guy

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    I do that with iTunes.
     
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    Why would they?

    How would I know why they don't?

    :p
     
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    I’m confused by this complaint because there’s also a giant button that says Stream Full Video rather than Buy Full Vid. Don’t they have to click on that to be charged for it? I mean I know a lotta men don’t read when they have boners, but that’s kinda NOT MV’s fault. What does he want? A pop-up notification??
     
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    When I buy digital comics, I have to check a box saying I know they’re digital and not physical copies. Not that unreasonable tbh.
     
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    That's a good catch (that was my tweet). When you have have not yet purchased the video, the button says, "Add to Cart", which is the same thing it says when it is downloadable. It is only after you buy it that the button says "Stream Full Vid".
     
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  18. pussyboy_prince

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    Ahh, then I can understand the complaint. The screenshot is a misleading illustration of the point. :p
     
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  20. VeronicaChaos

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    So, I think one of the main reasons piracy has effected the adult industry so much is that porn hasn't adapted like other entertainment industries, combined with Google favoritism. The notion of renting being obsolete couldn't be further from the truth, and I think it's a really good example of beating piracy by making the paid alternatives easier and still affordable.

    If you type "Watch Star Wars" into Google the first results (right after ads) is a link to rent The Last Jedi from both Google Play and Youtube for five bucks. Unless a show/movie is really old/obscure (*cough* Peacekeeper Wars *cough*) this is gonna be what you find. But if you type "Watch Star Wars XXX" or really any other porn, the first results are tube sites, and there's definitely no official rental results for adult vids.

    There are definitely still VOD sites if you look for them, but I think the more current/indie porn sites would benefit from offering it as well. As a consumer I would absolutely rent videos from places like c4s/manyvids/etc. Especially when you consider that porn has an unguaranteed end-game, it makes it hard to justify spending 10+ dollars on a video you'll have forever but may never watch again nor even be the last thing you watch that night.

    I...really wish I could offer my videos as rentals on any of these indie sites. That would be amazing and I really wish the industry would embrace the modern rental culture.

    Edited to add: I think a lot of porn piracy is due to the free stuff being EASIER to find then the paid stuff. This is on Google's SEO.
     
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