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best domain name extension

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by uwannabigmak, 17 Apr 2005.

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what is the best domain name ending?

  1. .com

    44 vote(s)
    35.8%
  2. .net

    33 vote(s)
    26.8%
  3. .org

    9 vote(s)
    7.3%
  4. .info

    1 vote(s)
    0.8%
  5. .biz

    1 vote(s)
    0.8%
  6. .tv

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. .us

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  8. .cc

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  9. .co.uk

    27 vote(s)
    22.0%
  10. other

    8 vote(s)
    6.5%
  1. uwannabigmak

    uwannabigmak What's a Dremel?

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    title says it all...
     
  2. Brew

    Brew What's a Dremel?

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    I would say .com, it's the most well known of all domains, and generally all purpose.
     
  3. Hamish

    Hamish What's a Dremel?

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    .com
    but .net is good for amusing domains, like thisisntontheinter.net for example :p
     
  4. webbyman

    webbyman Hax.

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    .co.uk :naughty:

    .com's are overly used or something :worried:
     
  5. jezmck

    jezmck Minimodder

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    .co.uk, but this is only a way of voting for 'the one which is relevant'.

    .co.__ should be used for any company in country __.

    .com shouldn't be used, .net for a global portal, .org for charities, .org.__ for nation-specific countries.

    .xxx for x-rated.
     
  6. ajack

    ajack rox

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    .org definitely.
     
  7. Atomic

    Atomic Gerwaff

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    Definatly a nice idea, shame they didnt figure for the internets popularity when it was originally thought out.
     
  8. Bruno_me

    Bruno_me Fake-ad‎min

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    .co.ck is pretty good

    I voted for .org because that's my domain's tld though :p
     
  9. Sc0rian

    Sc0rian Here comes the farmer

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    damn you.. damn damn you. I was gonna say that:(

    - S
     
  10. CaseyBlackburn

    CaseyBlackburn Network Techie

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    I think .net because things look so mch more professional with .net.
     
  11. nick01

    nick01 What's a Dremel?

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    The domain name extensions are a stupid extension of the filename extension concept. Considering the number of domains I don't see that they make sense any more. People should be allowed to use any name they want for their site. Since behind the name there is still a unique ID it may even be possible to use the same name for several domains. A smart browser could split its window and show all domains if it encounters several domains with the same name. Then the user selects one and from then on the browser only uses that one. That would eliminate all those cyber squatters.
     
  12. trigger

    trigger Procrastinator

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    I have a .me.uk but only because I couldn't get the .com, .co.uk, .org (in that order). nick01; I think you may be insane. Or just misguided.
     
  13. Cookie Monster

    Cookie Monster Multimodder

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    I was gonna buy a .com but then I remembered some american having a go at someone because they had the URL they wanted, it went to court and the american person won because of something like "america invented the net and therefore have .com as their own and have the right to steal it off other people".

    So I went for a .co.uk which also got my vote.
     
  14. Herbicide

    Herbicide Lurktacular

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    I went for .co.uk, although .tk is free...

    - H.
     
  15. Nath

    Nath Your appeal has already been filed.

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    I personally like .net but I've got a .com and a .co.uk just to have some variety. :D
     
  16. RTT

    RTT #parp

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    .co.uk is just annoying to type, as is any blah.blah tld :p
     
  17. Pelihirmu

    Pelihirmu What's a Dremel?

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    I answared .com, but best free domain is defenetly .tk :thumb:

    www.tk
     
  18. penski

    penski BodMod

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    My vote is for .cx...

    *n

    Failing that, .net/.org
     
  19. Lord_A

    Lord_A Boom baby!

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    .net for me, and not just because of bit-tech ;)
     
  20. cpemma

    cpemma Ecky thump

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    Perhaps the .co.uk poll entry should be amended to "or your own country-specific extension" to cover non-UK/US members. They're a clearer system, you know where the company or person is based straight away.

    Pity there isn't a Yorkshire extension, squire@mexbro.yorks would be reet gradely. :rock:
     

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