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Best hookup apps and online dating sites to help you get it on

Best hookup apps and online dating sites to help you get it on

Hookup culture and casual dating: Also known as the thing that has basically replaced real dating over the past 20 years or so, and the thing that your parents and grandparents bitch about because “nobody has a real conversation anymore.”

We all know that’s not true, however, and the glorious combo of online dating and dating apps has forever changed the way that singles connect. When we think dating sites, we usually think about the likes of eharmony and Zoosk and other marriage-minded options. But not every single person is trying to participate in the next cuffing season.

Sometimes, you just wanna get laid. Enter: The hookup app revolution. Read more…

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BEST HOOKUP SITE

AdultFriendFinder

Live videos and more monthly visitors than eharmony makes AFF great for finding a down-for-anything fling.

  • Free version: Yes
  • One month: $ 39.95
  • Three months: $ 80.85 ($ 26.95 per month)
  • 12 months: $ 239.40 ($ 19.95 per month)

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BEST FOR CASUAL SEX

Tinder

Our love/hate relationship with Tinder notwithstanding, we can't ignore the fact that it's a tried-and-true option when all you want is some casual sex.

  • Free version: Yes
  • One month of Tinder Plus: $ 14.99
  • Six months of Tinder Plus: $ 60 ($ 10 per month)
  • 12 months of Tinder Plus: $ 80.04 ($ 6.67 per month)
  • One month of Tinder Gold: $ 24.99
  • Six months of Tinder Gold: $ 90 ($ 15 per month)
  • 12 months of Tinder Gold: $ 120 ($ 10 per month)

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BEST COMBO OF FUN AND SERIOUSNESS

OkCupid

While you probably won't find an instant hookup, you will find a compatible one.

  • Free version: Yes
  • One month: $ 19.95
  • Three months: $ 44.85 ($ 14.95 per month)
  • Six months: $ 59.70 ($ 9.95 per month)

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BEST FOR FINDING MATURE PARTNERS

Match

If your age makes you feel like a certified creep on Tinder, Match is a more mature place to find an experienced booty call.

  • Free version: Yes
  • One month: $ 35.99
  • Three months: $ 59.97 ($ 19.99 per month)
  • Six months: $ 107.94 ($ 17.99 per month)
  • 12 months: $ 191.88 ($ 15.99 per month)

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BEST FOR GUARANTEEING NO STRINGS ATTACHED

PURE

It's like Snapchat for sex, where hookups are spontaneous and impersonal.

  • Free version: Yes

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BEST FOR A PERSONAL HOOKUP EXPERIENCE

Clover

Clover wants to do more than give you an anonymous hot single to bang — and why not actually be friends with your friend with benefits?

  • Free version: Yes
  • One week: $ 14.99
  • One month: $ 29.99
  • Three months: $ 59.99 ($ 19.99 per month)
  • 12 months: $ 119.99 ($ 9.99 per month)

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BEST FOR FINDING A SEXTING PARTNER

iHookup

Find singles to chat with online and get off without leaving the house.

  • Free membership: Yes
  • One month: $ 34.99
  • Three months: $ 68.97 ($ 22.99 per month)
  • 12 months: $ 119.88 ($ 9.99 per month)

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BEST FOR SWINGERS

99 Flavors

This swingers site lets couples add more *flavor* to the bedroom by signing up and hunting for matches together.

  • One month: $ 39.95
  • Three months: $ 80.85 ($ 26.95 per month)
  • 12 months: $ 239.40 ($ 19.95 per month)

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BEST FOR BDSM HOOKUPS

ALT

Bond over bondage on this BDSM site: What it lacks in organization it more than makes up for in communication features.

  • Free version: Yes
  • One month of Silver: $ 19.95
  • Three months of Silver: $ 35.97 ($ 11.99 per month)
  • 12 months of Silver: $ 107.40 ($ 8.95 per month)
  • One month of Gold: $ 29.95
  • Three months of Gold: $ 59.85 ($ 19.95 per month)
  • 12 months of Gold: $ 161.16 ($ 13.43 per month)

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BEST FOR QUEER WOMEN

HER

HER is made specifically for queer women to find a hookup, relationship, or platonic friend.

  • Free version: Yes

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BEST FOR GAY MEN TIRED OF SWIPING

Gay Friend Finder

You won't find a hookup within the hour, but this is a mature alternative for those who feel Grindr is too impersonal.

  • Free version: Yes
  • One month of Silver: $ 22.99 per month
  • Three months of Silver: $ 41.97 ($ 13.99 per month)
  • 12 months of Silver: $ 107.88 ($ 8.99 per month)
  • One month of Gold: $ 34.99
  • Three months of Gold: $ 41.97 ($ 13.99 per month)
  • 12 months of Gold: $ 95.88 ($ 7.99 per month)

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BEST FOR VIDEO HOOKUPS

Cams.com

Bored of porn? Chat with real models in HD and test out Bluetooth sex toys.

  • 100 tokens: $ 12
  • 250 tokens: $ 26
  • 500 tokens: $ 50
  • 1,000 tokens: $ 99

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BEST FOR PEOPLE WHO DON'T KNOW WHAT THEY WANT

Zoosk

Zoosk learns your behavior to present you with matches you'll truly vibe with.

  • Free version: Yes
  • One month: $ 29.99
  • Three months: $ 59.99 ($ 20 per month)
  • Six months: $ 75.99 ($ 12.50 per month)
  • 12 months: $ 149.99 ($ 12.50 per month)

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BEST FOR FINDING LONG-TERM COMMITMENT

eharmony

Though it's pricey, eharmony can help you find an ultra-compatible partner.

  • Free version: Yes
  • One month: $ 59.95
  • Three months: $ 89.85 ($ 29.95 per month)
  • Six months: $ 179.40 ($ 29.90 per month)

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BEST FOR BUSY PEOPLE

EliteSingles

A space for ambitious people to connect with like-minded singles who don't have time to sit down and swipe.

  • Free version: Yes
  • Three months: $ 113.85 ($ 37.95 per month)
  • Six months: $ 167.70 ($ 27.95 per month)
  • 12 months: $ 239.40 ($ 19.95 per month)


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