Do you prefer reviews written by someone who is the same or opposite sex?

B8trDude B8trDude
When you read reviews for toys that you are interested in for yourself, do you prefer to read those written by someone of the same or opposite sex?
Answers (private voting - your screen name will NOT appear in the results):
I prefer reviews written by someone of the same sex.
35  (34%)
I prefer reviews written by someone of the opposite sex.
2  (2%)
It doesn't make any difference to me who writes the reviews.
48  (47%)
Other (please explain below).
17  (17%)
Total votes: 102
Poll is closed
05/12/2011
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PiratePrincess PiratePrincess
I like both. Same sex gives me a good idea of if it is for me and from the opposite sex gives me a different perspective on the toy
05/12/2011
mandiegk mandiegk
I also like reviews by both. If the item is only for me I prefer the reviews by someone of the same sex, but for me it is really important to read reviews by the opposite sex if there is any chance my boyfriend will be using it with me.
05/12/2011
Lolla Munz Lolla Munz
I like both too.
05/12/2011
Lady Marmelade Lady Marmelade
Same sex.
05/12/2011
Red Vinyl Kitty Red Vinyl Kitty
It depends.

If the person reviewing the toy is of the opposite sex, but used the toy with someone of my sex, and can give input from that perspective, then I'm all for it.

If the person reviewing is of the opposite sex, and has used it on themselves, then it still depends. If we're talking about an insertable vaginal toy, the opposite sex has no vagina, and I don't feel that they can give me a good idea of whether or not it will work for a vagina.

However, if a member of the opposite sex is reviewing something like restraints or an external vibrator, I've no issue. I really think it all just depends on the toy and the way it is used as to whether or not a review will be useful.
05/12/2011
Leila Eden Leila Eden
Quote:
Originally posted by Red Vinyl Kitty
It depends.

If the person reviewing the toy is of the opposite sex, but used the toy with someone of my sex, and can give input from that perspective, then I'm all for it.

If the person reviewing is of the opposite sex, and has used ... More
I totally agree with you!
05/12/2011
Gunsmoke Gunsmoke
I prefer reviews written by the 'primary beneficiary' of the toy. Since 99% of our toys are for her - I read mostly reviews by women. However some men relate how a toy worked for their wife - and that is very helpful as well.
05/12/2011
indiglo indiglo
Right, as others have said - I don't really care about the gender of the person, it only matters if they use the item or toy similarly to how I'll use it.
05/12/2011
CAKES CAKES
Quote:
Originally posted by B8trDude
When you read reviews for toys that you are interested in for yourself, do you prefer to read those written by someone of the same or opposite sex?
Someone of the same sex would be more likely to know how a product would perform.
05/12/2011
RonLee RonLee
Quote:
Originally posted by Red Vinyl Kitty
It depends.

If the person reviewing the toy is of the opposite sex, but used the toy with someone of my sex, and can give input from that perspective, then I'm all for it.

If the person reviewing is of the opposite sex, and has used ... More
Well put.
05/12/2011
Sammi Sammi
Quote:
Originally posted by Red Vinyl Kitty
It depends.

If the person reviewing the toy is of the opposite sex, but used the toy with someone of my sex, and can give input from that perspective, then I'm all for it.

If the person reviewing is of the opposite sex, and has used ... More
I agree.
05/12/2011
namelesschaos namelesschaos
It depends on the toy, for some I prefer a fellow male perspective but for most I don't.
05/12/2011
tickle me pink tickle me pink
Depends on what they are reviewing. Generally if they are the same sex it's easier to decide how well it will work for me.
05/12/2011
Antipova Antipova
I like a review by anyone, as long as the reviewer has used it. I personally tend to enjoy male perspectives because they broaden my thoughts sometimes, and I always feel happy when folks think outside the box (males using toys that are geared for females, and vise versa. Well, in any situation, really.)
05/12/2011
Daniel & Brittany Daniel & Brittany
Quote:
Originally posted by B8trDude
When you read reviews for toys that you are interested in for yourself, do you prefer to read those written by someone of the same or opposite sex?
no difference
05/12/2011
Naughty Student Naughty Student
It usually makes no difference but I sometimes I like getting the perspective of the opposite sex on a toy.
05/12/2011
zizfaye zizfaye
Depends on what is being reviewed and if it is only for me or not.
05/12/2011
sarki sarki
I like to get an idea on how it might work for myself when the same sex writes it
05/13/2011
Bunnycups Bunnycups
Quote:
Originally posted by Red Vinyl Kitty
It depends.

If the person reviewing the toy is of the opposite sex, but used the toy with someone of my sex, and can give input from that perspective, then I'm all for it.

If the person reviewing is of the opposite sex, and has used ... More
That's exactly how I feel.
05/13/2011
sexygoddess sexygoddess
same sec
05/14/2011
A Closet Slut (aka nipplepeople) A Closet Slut (aka nipplepeople)
Most of the toys I shop for are gender-specific, so my gender. When they are not - it does not matter.
05/14/2011
ScottA ScottA
I like seeing both. Reviews from another guy help me to see how it works on a man, reviews from a woman help me to see how it works for women and how well it will work in partner play (many times, not all).
05/15/2011
Owl Identified Owl Identified
Makes no difference to me as long as the person has used the product or can thoroughly describe how it has worked for a partner.
05/15/2011
wetone123 wetone123
I usually read womens reviews- but only because I usually only use womens toys. I'm not into anal or I would read about anal toys. I have read a mans view on womens toys and enjoyed those reviews, so I guess it does not matter the gender of the writer, but how good they write and what they write about.
05/15/2011
Rossie Rossie
It depends on the product that's being reviewed. If it's a toy designed for women, of course I'd prefer reviews by women, and vice versa if it's a guy's toy.
05/15/2011
stlouisxxx stlouisxxx
As a guy, I would want same sex reviews, for most items. I just don't think a woman would be able to review a penis pump, or cock ring that well. Just a a guy wouldn't really be able to review some female specific toys.
05/23/2011
Shellz31 Shellz31
I favour same sex reviews more, but only because they are usually the toys I'd like to try.
I still don't mind the guys reviews - I love how the guys come up with the funny ones, but still includes everything ya could want to know!
05/25/2011
LostBoy988 LostBoy988
Same sex reviews help for male related toys but sometimes the opposite view works too.
05/25/2011
Howells Howells
It doesn't matter. If a girl writes about a man toy, it's a different perspective which is good, then I need one from a guy too. So I'd like to hear both, sort of.
05/25/2011
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