Hot or Not (2000) The year was 2000, and one question was burning in all our minds. "Am I hot? Or (horrors!) not?" This crisis of confidence was precipitated not by winter weight gain, but by the Web site everyone was talking about: The premise was brutally simple. Let people send in a photo, then let users vote on their hotness. Or, uh, notness. (The site later added personals features and changed its name to We wonder now what we wonder then: do they think they're hot when they send in the pictures?