[SATLUG] OT: Getting an already-registered domain name

Matt Kinsel mkinsel at gmail.com
Sat Dec 1 21:52:22 CST 2007


Thanks for all the feedback, y'all. I registered kinsel-kreations.com, and
at some point down the road I'll secure kinselkreations.com, too.

I've learned my lesson, and I won't make the same mistake twice (hopefully).
:)

On Nov 28, 2007 5:13 PM, David Kowis <dkowis at shlrm.org> wrote:

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> Don wrote:
> > On Wednesday 28 November 2007 11:28, herb cee wrote:
> >> Matt Kinsel wrote:
> >>> I was using Register.com in my search. And my searches couldn't have
> been
> >>> long before August, so the evidence does seem to point towards some
> kind
> >>> of scam....
> >> Matt, how important is the ending 's'?  This one is
> available...(Firefox
> >> can't find the server at www.kinselkreation.com). .....  then you also
> >> have the satisfaction of knowing they have wasted the gamble of getting
> >> $150 from you. I just used the browser not the search site, so they not
> >> tipped off.
> >>
> >> Or you could add an 's'. Firefox can't find the server at
> >> www.kinselskreations.com.
> >>
> >> Anyway I be damned if I would pay a dime to them, make sure they eat
> it.
> >> herb
> >
> > This is the way to go.  Register kinselkreation.com and, if it's a big
> deal,
> > go back in a year and register it with the "s" because once you've moved
> on
> > they'll let it lapse.
> >
> > I'm a paranoid; I'll type a potential domain into my browser to see if
> it
> > exists but the only time I'll search it is when I'm in the process of
> > registering it.  I've half suspected something like this could happen if
> I
> > didn't.
>
> I use www.enom.com or www.sitelutions.net for my domainname stuffs. enom
> is a top level provider, but they're expensive. sitelutions is cheaper
> and has done a great job.
>
>
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> David Kowis
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