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

Jonathan Hull masterr at gmail.com
Sat Dec 1 22:04:00 CST 2007


I've searched for available domains names through godaddy without a
problem before. Plus the are pretty cheap to register with as well.

On 12/1/07, Matt Kinsel <mkinsel at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
> >
> >
> > - --
> > David Kowis
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