Many of the posts are bogus, and they do a good job of fladding them, but there are definitely real people looking to hook up posting on these sites, so if you're willing to spend the time browsing, then have at it.
One recommendation - set up a separate email account where you're not worried about getting spam.
e Harmony If you're looking for a serious relationship this site is well worth it.
It's the site that pioneered the idea of creating a true match based on personality characteristics. You can get matches for free but after that you'll need to pay.
Totally free dating site that includes adult personals as well. This site has been around a long time and it has a huge database of users, so the selection is decent.