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I'm stumped. I'm not so sure what is the right answer to your question. I'll do some research in Google and get back to you if I got an answer. You should email the people at 123 reg as they probably can help you..

Comment #1

Or. and laugh all the way to the bank...

Comment #2

Wouldnt hesitate for a second to register - then setup affiliate refferals on it, and let her go.... sit back and enjoy the rest of my life...

Comment #3,,,; does anyone where I can purchase a time machine. I only need to use for 1 day. I promise I will be nice...

Comment #4

Lol ..I register f* (rhymes with duck) of course my first choice would be or any common "18+" word!..

Comment #5

Either or if I had to choose 1, but can't really decide!..

Comment #6

Sun .com.

Wait a minute... damn it, it was already taken!!!..

Comment #7

I would nail down Build a site with add on features like 123 reg and then when every person who wants a name comes to my site they would have to wade thru five thousand offers like 123 reg has and then I would be a fat cat..

If it's free, figure out a way to make some money off it, lol..

Comment #8


You get the idea..

Comment #9

Nice one. I'd probably take Its my name and has commercial value as well. I'd probably take a lot of other ones as well too.

And for those people saying Google, Microsoft, YouTube, etc....

You're forgetting that without the hard work, vision and $$$ in promotion/branding, these domains would be worthless.....

Comment #10

It all depens if you believe in destiny or not..

I bet the ex-owner of iphone .com now believes on destiny.....

Comment #11,,,,,,

Oh and my personal favorite,.

Because I would be.......if only I knew now what I new then....oh the time wasted playing command and conquere, alert.....oh the domains I could have been registering.......

Comment #12

It's a hard choice, but if I had the opportunity, I would have registered and/or

Comment #13

You see all the domains posted in this thread?.

None of you would've been able to get them, because I would have gotten them already...

Comment #14 just because of the initial marketing strategy they used. easy one.

And way too many adult ones to list to be ummm viewable by those underage..

Oh and just because I've been a fan for quite some time...

Comment #15

After recent news I would have to pick

Comment #16

I think I would have taken all 2 letter country codes...

Comment #17

I think that I may have been one of the people who fell for the .net being better than the .com..

I might have gone for something like or or

Comment #18

I'd go for something extensible like or

But if wishes were horses, beggars would ride..

Let's start a thread on what you should register.


So that people will be drooling like this in 10 years or so.....

Comment #19

Nobody mentioned and

For shame, for shame...

Comment #20 for the money and for my personal website..

Comment #21,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

And I wouldn't sell them for less than one billion dollars each..

Comment #22

I would have.

Looks like thats mine then, seeing as I bagged it here first you all want or

The benefit of hindsight is a wonderful thing! we can but dream..

Comment #23

I've always liked the name

Good for sub domains as well..

(of course the number one pick is for value)..

Comment #24

Sure it would be a great business oportunity, sure I would register country names, 2 and 3 characters domains with a .com extension...

Comment #25

This question was taken from a support group/message board and re-posted here so others can learn from it.