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Expensive Domain Names

I can't afford that any more.

     

blend27

9:12 pm on Jan 10, 2013 (gmt 0)

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Few years back looked into registering Blend27(bot)com as a domain to run a berry-berry small blog/rant style. Then something came up... left it along. Was like 10USD at the time.

9,999.00 Beans according to SEDO.

Who the %^&* would pay that much for the domain name that is associated with an outdated(not even produced to my understanding) product that causes lung cancer?

Blend27

Lame_Wolf

10:45 am on Jan 11, 2013 (gmt 0)

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Nescafé have a Blend 37 coffee. I guess that may not be helping things.

blend27

11:02 pm on Jan 11, 2013 (gmt 0)

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Point taken,
Cut daily regiment of Caffeine intake .. but then...

lucy24

11:27 pm on Jan 11, 2013 (gmt 0)

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Still ouch. The default domain-name dragon price is $1000, give or take $1 or $5. So they obviously think someone wants the name.

Hm. Sounds like one of those math exercises you do around grade 10: If you pay for x domain registrations at $10 per year per domain, and sell {some proportion} of them at price y after {some period of time}, how many do you have to sell and how long can you hold onto them to come out ahead? Now compute the optimal value of y.

ken_b

11:56 pm on Jan 11, 2013 (gmt 0)

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Who the %^&* would pay that much for the domain name that is associated with an outdated(not even produced to my understanding) product that causes lung cancer?

A lawyer?

Lame_Wolf

12:55 am on Jan 12, 2013 (gmt 0)

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A lawyer?
Lionel Hutz
 

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