December 2002 Poll
What would you do if the press came to your resort or beach to do a feature on naturism?

Send them running and break the cameras. (6)* 2%
Speak to them, but allow no name or picture to be used. (64)****************** 27%
Allow use of a picture but not your name. (16)**** 6%
Allow your name to be used, but not your picture. (7)* 2%
Allow a full story with name and pictures of face used. (11)** 4%
Allow a full story with name, face, and full frontal nudity. (50)************** 21%
Refer them to the most knowledgable person at the beach. (21)***** 8%
Feed them the most sensational story that you could. (5) 2%
Complain about all of the perverts at the beach. (3) 1%
Show off your body for the camera people. (9)** 3%
Hide my body from the camera people and avoid them. (8)* 3%
Interview the reporter before allowing reporter to interview. (19)***** 8%
Be prepared with training in dealing with the press. (8)* 3%
I never go to beaches, resorts, or nude at all. (5) 2%
Other (4) 1%
Number of votes: 236.
November 2002 Poll
Now that the colder weather is upon us, what do you plan to do for naturist activities between now and spring?

Attend indoor swims and gatherings held by naturist clubs (32)********* 13%
Take a vacation to a resort or beach in a warmer climate (36)********** 14%
Clothes-free gatherings in my home and/or the homes of others (20)***** 8%
Move south for the winter - I am a snowbird (3) 1%
Spend a lot of time outside regardless of the cold weather (6)* 2%
Give up nude recreation until it gets warm again (15)**** 6%
Become a home nudist until the warm weather returns (62)****************** 25%
Nothing different, I belong to a club that is open year-round (8)* 3%
Nothing different, I am strictly a home nudist anyway (28)******* 11%
Nothing different, I live in a warm climate (19)***** 7%
I live in the southern hemisphere, summer is coming soon (6)* 2%
I do not do nude recreation at all (4) 1%
Other (4) 1%
Number of votes: 243.


October 2002 Poll
What is the most important feature you look for when deciding to visit a naturist resort/place?

Friendly people/members/owners (72)****************** 27%
Friends who are members/visitors (8)* 3%
Recommendations from others (10)** 3%
Singles friendly (43)********** 16%
Easy to get to (e.g. short walk to beach) (8)* 3%
Short distance to travel (e.g. driving) (18)**** 6%
Price (4) 1%
Scheduled events (dance, BBQ) (2) 0%
Facilities (pool, hottub, sauna) (22)***** 8%
Accommodations (campsites, motel rooms, condos, etc.) (13)** 5%
Restaurant facilities (0) 0%
Reputation (no swingers, no overt sex, etc.) (34)******** 13%
Sports (tennis, petanque, volleyball, etc.) (3) 1%
Climate (especially in the winter months) (15)*** 5%
Other (6)* 2%
Number of votes: 258.


September 2002 Poll
Are you the first nudist in your direct family? (grandparents/parents/siblings)

No. All of my family are nudists (7) 2%
No. My grandparents are nudists but not my parents/siblings (0) 0%
No. Half my family are nudists (5) 1%
No. Only my parents are nudists (1) 0%
No. One of my parents is a nudist (4) 1%
No. All of my brothers and sisters are nudists (3) 0%
No. Some of my brothers and sisters are nudists (12) 3%
Yes. My family knows and does not care (66)******* 20%
Yes. My family thinks I am going to hell (6) 1%
Yes. My family does not know (151)****************** 47%
Yes. My family knows and wants me to stop (5) 1%
Yes. My family thinks I am crazy (28)** 8%
Yes. My kids think I am crazy (11) 3%
Yes. My family knows and wants to try it too (8) 2%
Other (11) 3%
Number of votes: 318.
August 2002 Poll
Do you try to introduce your friends to nudism/naturism?

I tell everyone, some have tried it, some are not interested (18)**** 7%
I tell people but only if it comes up in conversation (67)****************** 26%
I only attempt to convince very specific people that I know (56)*************** 22%
I leave naturist magazines around to see if anyone asks (8)* 3%
Everyone knows I'm a nudist, people ask about it all the time (9)** 3%
I'd rather people didn't join, it would be less exclusive (1) 0%
I don't have any/many friends that aren't naturists (5) 1%
I occasionally/always am nude when friends come over (14)*** 5%
It would make me uncomfortable to see my friends or family nude (4) 1%
It's other people's problem to get others to join, not mine (1) 0%
No, I would lose my job or friends if they knew (10)** 3%
No, it is a private thing (37)********* 14%
Only if they are good looking (3) 1%
I don't have any friends (7)* 2%
Other (11)** 4%
Number of votes: 251.


July 2002 Poll
When you go to a club or resort, what sort of social environment do you like? I like to:

Socialize all the time, day and night (42)************ 21%
Go out of my way to visit with people (8)** 4%
Quiet during the day and socialize at night (9)** 4%
Socialize during day and quiet at night (26)******* 13%
Socialize but am excluded from spontaneous social events (4) 2%
Only chat with people, not go to events (6)* 3%
Only go to clubs for the events and then leave (1) 0%
Walk around the property and chat with others on the way (59)****************** 30%
Only chat when spoken to (21)****** 10%
Ignore others and wear headphones (1) 0%
Walk around the property but ignore others (0) 0%
Only go to clubs to be by myself (4) 2%
Go out of my way to stay away from people (1) 0%
Do not like to socialize so do not go to clubs (6)* 3%
Other (5)* 2%
Number of votes: 193.


June 2002 Poll
What do you think of photo galleries on naturist websites?

I don't care if they exist or not (31)***** 9%
I never look at galleries. (2) 0%
Not useful, they give the wrong impression of naturism (7) 2%
I don't like them as they take too long to load (0) 0%
Galleries should be private, members only. (10)* 3%
I would prefer it if they didn't exist. (2) 0%
Photo galleries are for exhibitionists. (9)* 2%
Most naturist galleries are not really naturist in content. (17)*** 5%
They are useful as they show other naturists. (90)****************** 28%
I go to a lot of galleries on the net. (34)****** 10%
I like to see who I'm chatting and messaging with. (33)****** 10%
I like them but would never put my photo there. (32)****** 9%
I like them and have my photo on at least one site (43)******** 13%
I pay to belong to naturist photo galleries. (3) 0%
Other (8)* 2%
Number of votes: 321.


May 2002 Poll
What feature of this website do you enjoy the most?

Message Boards (101)****************** 30%
iChat Chatrooms (14)** 4%
HTML Chatroom (3) 0%
Cartoon (24)*** 7%
Trip Reports Sections (18)** 5%
Weekly Trip Report (6) 1%
Photo Gallery (97)***************** 29%
Resorts and Clubs Links (13)* 3%
New on NetNude Page (16)** 4%
Naturist People Link Page (9)* 2%
Store (0) 0%
Weekly Cartoon Newsletter (7) 2%
First Time Reports (18)** 5%
TanPages Directory (1) 0%
Other (4) 1%
Number of votes: 331.


April 2002 Poll
When talking with a non-nudist about nudism, do you:

Always admit you are a nudist. (69)****** 21%
Sometimes admit it depending on the person you are talking to (180)****************** 56%
Admit it to friends but not relatives. (9) 2%
Admit it to relatives but not friends. (4) 1%
Admit it to everyone except the people you work with (5) 1%
Only admit it to the people you work with (1) 0%
Admit it to online people but not real-life people. (13) 4%
Admit it to only your spouse/girlfriend/boyfriend/other half (7) 2%
Admit it to everyone except your spouse/girlfriend/boyfriend/ot (1) 0%
Never admit you are a nudist. (25)** 7%
Other (5) 1%
Number of votes: 319.


March 2002 Poll
How did you first become interested in nudism/ naturism?

Saw something about it on television (17)**** 4%
Read about it in a magazine (58)**************** 16%
Read a book that mentioned it (8)* 2%
Saw a travel guide on the subject (7)* 1%
Saw a nude vacation listed in a travel store (1) 0%
Made a visit to a nude beach in my area (47)************* 13%
Made a visit to a nude beach while on vacation (30)******** 8%
Visited a club or resort with a friend or by myself (21)***** 5%
Got an invitation from a friend or family member (7)* 1%
Heard someone talking about it and decided to give it a try (8)* 2%
Came across the subject on the internet (34)********* 9%
My friends greeted me at the door, naked. (2) 0%
Over at friends and discussed in hot tub/over dinner (2) 0%
Been a naturist all my life. (64)****************** 17%
Other (50)************** 14%
Number of votes: 356.


February 2002 Poll
Do you have a problem with genital jewellery on clothing optional family oriented beaches?

No. Providing the piercings are not too extreme. (32)******* 10%
No. Most naturist families are totally at ease with body art (6) 2%
No. What individual naturists do to their body is their concern (51)*********** 17%
No. It is about freedom of expression. (23)**** 7%
No. The fundamental philosophy of naturism is total body accept (22)**** 7%
No. I have to accept it as it is becoming more common. (3) 1%
No. Providing it is only females that have the genital piercing (1) 0%
No. Providing it is only males that have the genital piercings. (1) 0%
Yes. Body art should be limited to tattoos, nipple piercings. (3) 1%
Yes. Most naturist families prefer unadorned nudity. (22)**** 7%
Yes. These naturists should stay at resorts and clubs. (1) 0%
Yes. Genital piercings do not belong within the lifestyle (11)** 3%
Yes. Those piercings are sex oriented and exhibitionism. (34)******* 11%
I really don't care one way or the other. (79)****************** 26%
Other (5) 1%
Number of votes: 294.

January 2002 Poll
How much time a week AT HOME do you spend nude?

I am never nude, I always wear something (2) 0%
Only when I sleep (22)******** 9%
Only when I do housework or exercise (0) 0%
Only when my spouse/significant other is not around (12)**** 5%
Only when sitting at the computer (1) 0%
Under an hour a day (22)******** 9%
Most of the day when home (47)****************** 19%
Most of the evening when home (39)*************** 16%
Most of the day even at work (1) 0%
All of the time except when at work (16)***** 6%
All of the time except when friends/relatives come over (30)*********** 12%
Only one day a week or on weekends (4)* 1%
Only when my house is really warm (31)*********** 13%
I don't actually own many clothes (4)* 1%
Other (6)* 2%
Number of votes: 237.

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