Actually no question, real or otherwise was posed. The O.P. stated that he was wondering how many people in the lifestyle use the forum and has hesitated to share because he feels people are pretending.
Even had he actually asked, no one could possibly tell him how many people in the lifestyle use this forum without knowing everyone in the lifestyle that does use it. Therefore: chirp, chirp.
Additionally, if one considers the few complaints by some of the white women and couples about black men being no shows or just picture collectors, one might feel that not all of the black men are real either.
Ah, the mysteries of the internet.
I remember on SLS you could "certify" other members.
It was handy feature. We would often certify black studs
Who were appreciative because they got a lot more responses.
We loved it because if several other couples said yeah this
Guy is the real deal we wouldnt waste our time.