That timing is quite phenomenal given the toot I wrote earlier today.
Reply will be no other than simply "lol no"
Is this the side of Internet history you'd like to be on? Selling a domain that costs $10 for $1299 and call yourself a successful entrepreneur? Will your children tell the tales of how their mum or dad managed to scam thousands by hoarding domains and selling them for a 100x profit?
@yarmo you're becoming famous :)
@yarmo I had a similar situation a couple years ago. I was trying to buy kev.uk, but someone already owned Kev.co.uk, and the domain was reserved for them for 5 years.
So I approached the owner and asked if they would be willing to register the domain and transfer it to me. I even offered to throw in £50 as a thank you.
Got an email back the next day...
“I would be willing to register Kev.uk and transfer it to you for £1,000. Alternatively, I’m happy to register it an lease it to you for £50/month.”
.uk domains cost like £6/year. My response was a resounding “fuck you, you crook”
And I registered kevq.uk instead.
@yarmo ...and I just realised that I don’t own kevq.co.uk, so I just nabbed that before some plank does so just for the fun of it.
@yarmo I feel like some people let out a regex script that registred anything remotely resembling words and are now selling those at a premium. Assholes.
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