Blame Scottsdale's bar-to-resident ratio, its history with failed reality television series, or the clear lack of "super hot" adulterers in any other part of the city for its new title:
The No. 1 Cheating Neighborhood in Phoenix.
Results were tallied by USA Today according to membership per capita to the online affair service AshleyMadison.com, whose slogan "Life is short. Have an affair" has caught the eyes of media outlets across the country and has signed on more than 14 million anonymous users around the world.
In Phoenix, 51,318 men and women use the website to connect through online photos, messages, chat sessions, and "virtual gifts."
Other top ranking cities include: 2. Glendale 3. Peoria 4. El Mirage 5. Fountain Hills 6. Paradise Valley 7. Tempe 8. Surprise 9. Goodyear 10. Carefree
The online service lists Scottsdale has having the highest percentage of women cheaters (you can enlist as a woman or man in a relationship seeking an affair, or a single person looking to be the third wheel) and that Goodyear members have the highest number of business trips with "connections" with members in other states.
While Ashley Madison put out a big congrats to our cougartown, it also notes that it is not responsible for wives and husbands discovering their own wives' and husbands' membership accounts (as long as they're members too, of course), cannot guarantee the authenticity of any of its registered members, has a full FAQ section on STDs, and a few words of advice for singles:
"If you are single and wish to meet an attached person, you're probably going to have to try a little harder. Single people don't have as much to risk. We suggest that you remain patient and keep trying."
Or just get back to the bar.