The .me Registration Not Going So Well

by Jeremy Schoemaker on July 17, 2008 · 200 comments

I am hearing pretty bad reactions to .me registrations this morning.

Here is my experience:

Last night my GoDaddy Rep emailed me and asked what .me domains I was interested in and said he would register them for me right when the land rush started… cool…  I gave him a short list:

shoemoney.me

ringtones.me (ringtone.me) was reserved but not ringtones.me

freeringtones.me

freeringtones4.me

fuck.me (hey its funny)

I got into the office a little later this morning about 10:15 and checked my email… hmm nothing from GoDaddy yet… so I tried the API to register them… no dice for .me domains.  Then I went to their bulk registration page and pasted in the domains I wanted.  It said they were all available.  I guess thats bad news good news…

I purchased them all and checked out.   Here is my web receipt:

Then bragged on twitter that I got all the domains I wanted… in which I got hit with a barrage of replies saying they did too but then later got rejected… just then I got the email confirmation:

That made me feel a little better… but then I started getting the bad emails =(

SUNOVA……….

Others around the blogosphere are writing about their frustrations as well. While it seems to be mostly aimed at GoDaddy I think that might be a numbers game as the few people I know who use Enom are reporting the same frustrations.

Bryn Youngblut has writting about his experience here (also great looking blog their Byrn)

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{ 182 comments }

1 Bryn Youngblut

Thanks Jeremy :) (btw it’s Bryn not byrn, but hey I’m used to it)

This whole domain thing was pretty frustrating not knowing if you got the domain(s) or not but I did manage to get friendfeed.me so I’ll just have to see how that turns out…hopefully no legal issues.

2 Start Blogging

Yeah same exact thing happened to me. After 20 minutes of not getting a rejection later, I started to celebrate. As soon as I thought I was safe, BAM, comes the failure letter.

3 OnlineGodfahter

I think they are in chaos.

4 Casey Yandle

The weird thing was that I did hand searches one by one for mine and some actually said they were taken so for the ones that said available I thought hey, cool I can get this one” I had about 13 registered and approved until I too got 26 emails stating they all failed. The two I wanted the most was google.me and willyoumarry.me. I was even excited that I thought I had seo.me until a few people on twitter said they did too. But hey it was lots of fun thinking of all of the dirty URLS to get. Still laughing that someone registered pisson.me too!

5 Mike

I also got suckered into a $10 “membership” purchase at Blue Razor (couldn’t get through on Godaddy so I tried other alternative) only to find my domains were already registered.

Ever get kicked in the nuts? This feels like a virtual one of those.

6 Christian
7 Lawrence

same here – I tried to register 6 names, just to try it out.

Went through…shortly thereafter, i got the same rejection email.

i tried a total of approx. 20 names, all were not successful.

ahh, F it – might as well spend the money elsewhere. more important matters….then speculating on this bs

8 Ashley

I registered 7 – they seemed to go through and then all but one were later rejected.

I was reading all these posts so I went back right after I placed my order and it said my domains were taken after I took them, so I thought I was save. I didn’t try until 9am PST so I was really surprised that cars.me was still available!

Shoe – did you ever talk to your GoDaddy rep? It sounds like she dropped the ball, too. I’d be curious to hear what excuse she has.

9 Interwebhunt

Glad to see i’m not the only one with a frustrating morning of trying to register some fun .ME domains! After waiting through a slow Godaddy checkout server processing I got my email saying it was registered – YAY – then about an hour later got the boot – BOO – so who knows who got what in the land rush. All I can say is keep trying tomorrow when it all starts to shake out?

10 Movies

did actually anyone managed to register successfully a .me domain name ?

11 Bryn Youngblut

I got friendfeed.me and bryn.me

12 Lawrence

lol – probably, if it’s some useless name…like totallyhotbabes69

13 Eric Nagel

I searched for the one I ordered previously (now in auction w/ others who wanted it) and saw it was available, so I ordered it again. Then got the rejection letter. At least I got in on the “Land Rush” and now can bid on the name I want. Question is how much ($) do I really want it???

14 VaBeachKevin

Same thing here. Couldnt get what I wanted, but godaddy was quick to take my money.

15 Michael D

Was going to register a few but after seeing all the noise on twitter I figured I’d wait and see what’s left after a few days in.

16 corey

Only registered one (doyoulike.me) and got rejected after the fact. GoDaddy is going to be pushing out some serious refunds.

17 browie

I’ve got (along with many others) that same Theme Bryn. I have not edited mine like you have though. I love what you’ve done with it.

I was going to sit there and try to register .me’s but i figured it’d be a waste at 10am as MANY web junkies would be using all of their tools to get every domain possible.

18 Chris Hooley

I just forwarded FAILED.ME to http://www.flickr.com/photos/search-student/2677225121/sizes/o/

That should about sum it up. That’s only one bucket of failed domain attempts for me. You should see my inbox. My CC is gonna get a stop put on it any minute now for fraud (already did for my PayPal)

19 Justin

nodomainsfor.me
thisdoesntsuprise.me

20 Bryn Youngblut

I haven’t done too much except the title and a few minor tweaks here and there but yeah it’s not bad I like it for now. I am very picky when it comes to website design…I like the whole simplicity thing(most of my websites are simple and to the point like google) but I noticed it’s not much of a trend for blogs as you want “stickiness” and lot’s of information so people stick around and read your blog.

21 Cigar Inspector

Tried to register my last name (NameCheap).. will see how it goes.

22 Bryn Youngblut

suprise or surprise? Cause suprise is spelt wrong :S

23 Hyder

That’s why they call it a landrush, imagine everyone running downhill like a buncha chickens rolling over each other.

24 Web Hosting Rebates

This should really help with the uptake of use for these TLDs… seriously, it was questionable if they’d be well received to begin with, then they totally botch the sales process with them. Brilliant.

25 My Awesome Blog

Just filled out their customer satisfaction survey…. I had a few negative things to say about this .me BS.

26 john

I was excited also then sad…..but did get a couple.

27 Bruno Silva

I got half.me , but I didn’t use Slowdaddy… :)

Moniker rocks when sh*t starts to happen…still… there are are thousands of good unregged domains yet… ;)

28 Web Hosting Rebates

Useless??? Do you have any idea what the direct traffic volume for totallyhotbabes69 is? It’s astronomical… really, I swear.

29 jnash

i registered phones.me and cars.me – and like jeremy schoemaker i got the confirmation email, and was very excited but the excitement only lasted about twenty minutes or so until i got second email, that read the same as mr schoemaker’s
p.s. the same thing also happened with ringtones.me – oh well fuck – em!

30 River Girl

Some of the domains you guys mentioned made me laugh.

31 jnash

lol

32 the Story Lady

Well I think I’ll let the furori die down & see what shakes out. No particular rush just because it’s a new thing.
Ronda

33 Josh

This same thing totally happened to me too as I only got 1 of the domains I was trying for and rejection letters for the rest. I did make out with joshing.me ;)

34 Chris Abernethy

GoDaddy had their way with me as well… they were only too happy to charge my card for the domains and send me the confirmation emails. One of my domains had already been registered in the sunrise period and I failed to notice (Thanks for charging me for that one GoDaddy). The second simply didn’t work. The explanation I got from the CS person was, and I’m not making this up, “We actually have no control over whether or not you get the domain you register”[and get charged for] and “You’re free to try one of the other registrars to see if it works there.” Awesome.

35 Chris KOvac

Epic Fail! How can you get a confirmation and then 1 hour later be told the registration did not go through. Worse of all, it seems like they are only offering a GoDaddy credit instead of refunding via the credit card.

EPIC FAIL!

36 sockmoney

I searched for 2 domains, they were available… I added them to my cart… by the time I was going to check out they were gone… so I gave up after searching for a few hundred more variations… probably just saved me 80 bucks… ;-)

37 Dedy Priyanto

fuck.me is not available for registration, it’s on the premium list. It’s a shame that they keep the good names for their self :(

http://www.domen.me/cms/site_files/dotME_Premium_Names.txt

38 Chad Smith

Shoe,

Nice to hear it’s not just me. I registered several with GoDaddy, received order confirmation and called to confirm they were in fact mine. The rep confirmed “yes, they show up on your account which means they’re yours” and noted how lucky I was to get some of them.

AWESO.ME
CAFFINATE.ME
INBOX.ME
INCO.ME
NOSPAM.ME
PROFILE.ME
PROOFREAD.ME
RESU.ME
SPONSOR.ME
TXT.ME

About two hours later I received the failure notices. The only ones I got to keep were nospam.me, proofread.me and caffinate.me. Bummer. Anyone want them before my wife kills me?

39 Chris KOvac

Epic Fail

40 bharadwaj

One more thing i noticed
I booked pizza.com and the site is already up (by the actual owner).The who is data is also present. The other sites i booked do not have a who is data yet.

Also i got the emails twice, meaning that the system is still trying to identify who bought it first. Or may be, i am just optimistic…

41 Wesley

Never use godaddy. Golden tip right there.

42 feel reality

Tell that to the ppl who got 6 figures for a .mobi

43 Lawrence

those few 6-figure mobi domains are the exception.

and even now, in retrospect…i think it’s rather unanimous that .mobi domains are going down the toilet

44 Brent

Yeah it has been a pain in the ass all day. I still don’t know if I got mine or not. No frickin emails from GoDaddy at all, but my card has been charged.

45 tonyrocks

Dude, how can I comment on this article with all of these pictures of hot women on the page. Stop it man…I’m married!

46 Search Engine Optimization Journal

This is a catastrophe — this is our story on it…http://www.searchengineoptimizationjournal.com/2008/07/17/godaddycom-failed-me/

47 Kevin L

Sounds like someone knew someone who hooked them up and screwed everyone else.

48 Jenny

GoDaddyFucked.me

49 CVOS man

You can’t make this stuff up:

Afilias got a sweet deal registering this and tens of thousands of premium .me names back in April.

The best part is they got a trademark on all the names in the year 1900, 100 years before their incorporation.

Domain registration for mobile.me
registered Afilias: 4/29/08
trademarked applied: 1/1/1900
trademarked registered: 1/1/1900

50 Affiliate Marketing

Yea… Happened to .ME too. >_<

51 Movies

I bet GoDaddy is going to lose customers thanks to this. Also, read on some other blog that someone who “purchased” some domains, got his cc charged and that he got his refund in his GoDaddy account as a credit and not on his credit card.

52 LiviuX

But what about the Muntenegreens who want to register?

53 DealDasher

Debbie Downer is behind a desk now at GoDaddy pushing the fail button on everyone. wahhh wahhhhhhhh

54 Jenny

I’ve been a long time customer and although I’m pretty unhappy about this, I’m gonna let this one slide…only because I’ve been very happy with their services in just about every other area.

BUT… They should be held to a much higher standard than the other crappy registrars and they should IMMEDIATELY change their .me registration process. Seriously GoDaddy – is it worth hurting your reputation on a TLD that is eventually going to be worthless?

At the very least, they should not be charging unless one has successfully registered a .me domain. If one had deep enough pockets, this could turn into a nice legal mess for them.

GoDaddy – you are acting in a very desperate manner. Shame on you!

55 RacerX

wifekills.me is available :0

56 Tim

wow, $40 for a .me reg…

57 VikingBlogger

.me will never take of. Just like .us .name .mobi etc. It’s .com and .net that rules, and if you don’t got them for your domain you will lose traffic.

58 Derek

I paid for around 20 domains… 3 of which went through … yet I paid for all 20. Now we will see if I get my money back in 1 business day like they suggested.

59 Zak Show

That was I expected, It’s not the big deal .me is like any other extension .ws or whatever!

60 Zak Show

I don’t think so! maybe totallyhotbabes69.com not .me

61 Zak Show

Good thought

62 Zak Show

Yes, Im totally agree with especially for the .com because people just trust .com they think that you have a serious business, .me is just like a joke!

63 Movies

they acted in an very unprofessional way…this isn’t the way to do business!

64 Movies

yes, but it’s for 2 years.

65 Ryan

And at the end of the day, after going thru what seems like a million domain names and hours of trying to get GoDaddy to work, I scored only 1 domain: directions.me. Bastards. I bought in the first batch junk.me and airplane.me. Both sold over the phone. Airplane got taken by someone at ENOM but junk.me was taken by someone at GoDaddy. I checked the WHOIS as I was on the phone with GoDaddy. It was avail. I purchased it, it was avail. Then somehow, GoDaddy had already sold it to someone else. I understand cross registar problems, but within the same company. IDK.

http://www.profilemile.com/godaddy-me.asp

66 Robert Nelson

I was able to get mine without issue, well aside from the GoDaddy website being slow as could be. Of course, I only registered the .me version of my name, robertnelson.me

Nothing really exciting.

67 Taylor

I’ve never liked Godaddy, glad I gave this one a miss. Maybe tomorrow I’ll go look for words that end in me ( there are 646), that should keep me busy, like ani.me or inco.me etc. Vanity value only in my opinion.

68 Make Money with Usman

So you never got the domains? and did you get a refund or did they keep that just to celebrate the failer of .me :D

69 Lawrence

.COM is the only way to go. period.

F .net
everything else is a joke, to consider starting a site based on any of those extensions.

that’s the reality of it.

70 Me

I just bought ih4.me and it went all fine the site is up and everything

71 Scorpiono

I’ve lost web-design.me because of GoDaddy!!!

72 Brent

Some c*cksmoke already has a page up trying to sell the one I really wanted. What a d*ck!! :)

73 Marko

I got a few, http://www.pamelaanderson.me to name one of them :)

74 geneles

According to 3 different CrashDaddy reps: “Full refunds will be issued within 3-5 days”

75 SEI Design Group

Couldn’t get what I wanted either.

76 corey

hey shoe, congrats on this post front paging techmeme today.

77 Melvin

Wasn’t able to get a response either… i get 5 .me domains all about my family names and no response still..

78 Brent

Yesh you’re right but some people want other TLD’s just for the novelty value. Like with Matt Mullenwegg having MA.TT

79 ajaz

I couldn’t get the one I wanted through GoDaddy either.

80 Godaddy Coupons and Promo Codes

Would the only value of a .me domain be registering your real name?

81 Melvin

I AM THINKING IT THE other way

82 Patrick

Did this only happen with Godaddy, or all domain providers?

83 Free List of 195 Keyword Suggestions - Go Find a Niche

LMAO, how bout BLOW.ME?
That one probably gets a lot of searches.

84 Free List of 195 Keyword Suggestions - Go Find a Niche

LMFAO—–OH that is a classic, there could be so many possibilities.

85 ClickPimp

I had domains coming out my @#$, but then I ran out of money before I could register them all!

86 Action

Shoe mentioned enom had issues as well.
Shoe did you manage to get any of the domains you were after?

87 Godaddy Coupons and Promo Codes

Even if you don’t get them right now they should be reserved for your right?

88 Best domainer blogs

I felt like I hit jackpot after my try for insure.me and quote.me was accepted and I was dreaming how much money I would make with those domains as well as 15 other domains I paid. Sure enough, within 2 hours I got emails for Godaddy saying blah, blah, registration failed…..

Oh well, back to work.

89 Saad Kamal

The same shyt happened with me…I got 3 nice domains with .me and later i got rejected. err.

90 Rekzai

great looking blog there Byrn***

91 Greenovni

I hear that a lot of people will have to go to auction if they want to have the same domain. Anyone else hear this?

92 Bryn Youngblut

Bryn*

:P

93 Greg

I attempted to register 3 .me domains with godaddy only to be rejected as well. NOT HAPPY AT ALL! Let’s all be sure to call them and complain if our refund doesn’t happen in one business day like we were told from the email. BAH, no more godaddy….

94 Omar

same case with .ME hahaha

95 Enkay Blog

Thats pretty ridiculous. I guess I would be quite frustrated too although I didn’t really have too many ideas for .me domains.

96 Enkay Blog

Thats what I was wondering. Hopefully they have reserved it for him.

97 Enkay Blog

Pretty cool. What did you use to register them?

98 Andrew

Well then I’m actually glad I had trouble with GoDaddy right at 8AM PDT. It was lagging for me. Then I figured forget it!

99 Enkay Blog

Did’nt it get cancelled or anything?

100 Enkay Blog

I checked out that URL, It seems like they were just being stupid about the whole thing. It make sense if it was a purchase conflicts between different registrars but the same one.. sounds a bit odd.

101 Andrew

Tomorrow will be too late for those types of words. The two you mentioned are gone for sure.

102 Bob

Glad i didn’t bother with .me . I learnt my lesson after trying to get some .asia domains.

103 Enkay Blog

I think its probably a novelty item to keep for yourself. I doubt it will hit the ceiling but its not bad either. .com is definitely popular but you have to be really unique to find a name thats easy to remember and one that makes sense.

104 AffiliateObsession

looks like I have some buying to do, or do I wait? Well, even if domains are getting messed up in the reg. process, I will take a chance and try to score a couple….

105 Johnny Blackwell

I thought intelligent people posted here…If you genius speculators (tight wads) would have thought ahead and purchased during the pre reg period you would be better off. Do you think Godaddy owns the names..if you do you are retarded. They are simply the middle man making like 2 dollars off each name, the only reason they do cheap domain names it to sell other products with more margin. Yahoo charges like 30 dollars for .com renewals, networks solutons..wow enom, tucows..they are all in it for the same reason there is no charity, speculators have created this so we must deal with it…I have many contacts in godaddy, they were saying people were trying to buy the names like crazy…the whole reg thing was out of their control…the people handling .me were pulling names and creating premiums before the servers could make then unavailable. it’s hillarious seeing posts by people trying to buy stupid domain names and can’t even afford to renew them in 2 years….get real make this site better by dscussing issues in the it world not godaddy being crappy…I have a server on tucows..it’s down lets discuss that.

106 Online Business Ideas

This whole thing is getting out of control… All I hear about these new domains is: ” ItAlsoHappenedTo.me ” :)

First success, then celebration and in the middle of doing that little dance we do when we manage to get the domain name we want, then BAM! RE-JECT!

Guess that’s life…

-Guillermo

107 jim

Same thing happened to me, kinda disappointing.

108 meethere

I was getting errors when registering.
Tried namecheap and worked.

109 mcQ

I got FEED.ME … No email from godaddy as yet ….

110 Israel

a buddy of mine was able to buy 4 domains with godaddy…

111 Indian Forum

Still to get feedback from godaddy registered some domains for my clients.Now the clients are frowning on me :( .Just wish it gets sorted out soon

112 muchio

Yeah, it seems that some *other* registrars are somehow faster in registration processing, so that’s the main reason why so many poorDaddy customers left unhappy.

113 Edman

I find it idiotic that you guys actually think you could go on the website and register popular names, just like that. Give me a friggin break.

Anyone with a brain would have written a short automatic script to register the domains they wanted for them at exactly the minute of opening. Writing such a script is trivial. By 00:01 from the opening the popular domains were all gone.

Obviously, GoDaddy could’ve processed the domains faster so that they don’t show up as available for the rest of the people, but there could be tons of reasons for this, including it not really being their fault at all.

114 Edman

Also, I’m not sure which registrars were or weren’t allowed to register the domain, but if one of those faux registrars one of the domainer people own were in on the list, chances are that registrar just owned everyone as they registered all the domain in the first seconds.

115 Goran Website

Agreed! They’d better get their act together if they want people to embrace their .me domains.

116 Goran Website

Did you go via the regular channels?

117 Goran Website

Had a look at your blog, and gave it a StumbleUpon thumbs-up. Will pop by there more often. Keep up the good work!

118 Goran Website

fuck.me…….heheheheheh

119 John

That happened to .me too! I registered ani.me and then it said that the domain was already registered. Now i got abwt.me and I hope it goes through ;)

120 Goran Website

And although you’ll eventually get refunded, after bank charges and the like you end up out of pocket. Let’s hope you didn’t promise any of these domains to clients!

121 Goran Website

That does seem like the prudent thing to do. This whole saga just serves to illustrate the desperate need for fresh real estate in the internet world.

122 Goran Website

Paypal is another issue that one can write several blog posts about! Let’s not even go there, as I can start spewing forth for hours when it comes to their “service”…

123 Dwarf Shrimp Blog

The biggest issue is not that the domains were not availible, but that godaddy charged for domains that where not availible!

124 Sohan

Glad I didn’t buy into the hype.

125 Randomly Writing

GoDaddy was very very slow this morning…. and I was way too cheap to buy anything.

126 Jenny

Less than a day later and I could care less about .me. GoDaddy totally torched the .me reputation/branding/etc. with this BS.

Forever live .com!

127 Harry

I faced the same problem. Registered few and then got denied on same.

128 Make Money Talks

I want get any .me domains!

129 Rich Hill

GoDaddySucks.ME ! – I got it, I got it!

Oops, I had it.

Read my report at Linkmoney.org

130 Andy Crofford

I completely forgot about the .ME registration until last night. Of course all the names I wanted are gone…

131 Dick

I think This is not polite

132 Dick

I also faced similar problem recently. It is not very pleasant.

133 jnash

just an update: if anyone is still reading on this post godaddy refunded my $79.0? what ever it was idk. so i’m happy about that but i still say fuck- em, i be doing business with moniker in the future yesterday was total b.s. and i’m not happy with them.

134 Geiger

I was going straight for single word urls. I wonder if it would be a better idea to not allow API’s to access this kind of thing in landrush type scenarios.

135 Web Hosting Rebates

Really? A hyphenated domain was sought after by multiple people?

136 Mike

I had the same experience with Godaddy with .asia

I had to keep emailing them to get a refund.

137 Martin

The same here. Got my confirmation mail with my shiny new .me domains, and then one email for each domain saying it was already taken by somebody else.

very, very proffessional…

138 Austin(Cowsgonemadd3)

So maybe others sites did the same and beat you to it?

139 Austin(Cowsgonemadd3)

.coms are still better. .me is a limited extension.

140 jnash

i just comment here those keyword’s a cost big buck’s because unrelated as far as i can tell

141 jnash

i just learned about .me the day before from my friend keeb so your comments don’t apply to me especially the one about not being able able to renew i made two million last year

142 Shannon Herod

Yea, I was going through the same thing. Pretty much the same email proccess also. I was happy then pissed.

Shannon

143 Julian

Oh man, we had major issues yesterday with GoDaddy as well re .ME domain. Its comforting to know others did as well. We had successfully ‘bought’ a handful of domains, and all were rejected in the end. We were told that the registrar was having issues with the high volume. Why didn’t they anticipate this? isn’t this their business? ridiculous. We thought that something fishy was going on…let’s face it, domains are like shares..they all have value. Perhaps there is some insider trading going on…who knows.

Julian
Director, Mediatrust

144 Julian

johnny, was this pre reg period on godaddy? I was unaware of a pre-reg. In your opinion, are their better, more effective ways of buying new domains when new extensions are released?

Julian

145 Marko

GoDaddy.com

146 Geiger

Has anybody actually gotten rebates yet? I paid GoDaddy through PayPal and haven’t received anything yet. 3 domains at $40 a pop.

147 Godaddy Coupons and Promo Codes

Why do they make it so you have to register 2 years?

148 Chris Abernethy

Is anyone else *still* getting denial letters? I just got another one for the.me, hopefully they aren’t charging my card each time they re-try!

Remember, if you don’t get a refund from GoDaddy, you can always initiate a charge-back with your credit card company.

149 Ryan

FEED.ME is on the restricted list, so you will get rejected on that one.

150 ThomasSchmidt

I got affiliate4.me …i think it’s a pretty cool domain name

151 Johnny Blackwell

Julian,
Sure there are.. It takes a little digigng , but usually when a new .com or whatever comes out the company that owns them will have a website..for exaomple .me is on domains.me…they have usually 3 stages 1) invitation only IE: trademark, big companies that want their names. 2) I think it’s called sunrise where anyone call go to a registrar and pay usually quite a bit more and apply for a name…then finally the Landrush which was the fiasco yesterday…I feel if you have a need the pre reg period is woth the money..for example I wanted justine.me one of my daughters names…well it was created july 9th…so it seemed the person who got it thought ahead..and secured it early/ thanks

152 Mobile Websites

GD just called to apologize about the fiasco. Not a huge deal to me – but slightly disappointed I did not get the two names I thought were in hand: Hire.me and Notify.me

153 peter bordes

we had every single one of our .me domains that were accepted and charged to our corp account rejected. Customer service and account reps had no info or any help. we will never use GoDaddy again if we can help it. btw on a lark we entered
google.me
facebook.me
and got them!
bad experience all around after getting 10 very sweet URL’s

154 Godaddy Coupons and Promo Codes

Those are copyrights anyways. You can’t register those

155 Andrew

Hey Chad,
I was going to rego proofread.me as well, but then managed to snag proof.me and went for that instead.

156 Web Hosting Rebates

So they can make more money. My turn… why did the chicken cross the road?

157 Web Hosting Rebates

I think you mean refunds. Rebates are a completely different animal (I should know).

158 Web Hosting Rebates

Bust a Name is a great tool for finding quality domain names still unregistered. There are still quite a few memorable .coms out there. You just have to work a little harder, but the effort is worth it. People will remember them WAY better than .me domains.

159 Web Hosting Rebates

That’s a real kick to the groin.

160 Web Hosting Rebates

Clearly, my sarcasm was lost on you.

161 peter bordes

yes i know. i did it just as a lark!:)
others we bought and then rejected were
educate.me
hire.me
tag.me
social.me
youand.me
playwith.me
mediatrust.me
etc etc
What can i do to see about getting them. is it still possible? Has anyone ben able to get any of the ones they bought and then rejected? what is Godaddy doing about this?

162 Godaddy Coupons

If you got those you can sell that for a crap load of money

163 Mary_Freebies

It’s so funny how many people thought about hire.me :D
All the names I wanted to get were already taken. When I finally found that was available, I was held back by the price.
Will wait until the vagues fades away.
Will the price go down?

164 Mayank Rocks

I havent tried registering any .me domains. Just now heard about it when I was browsing Zac Johnson’s blog. Sounds good but I’d stick with .coms and .nets.

165 Mayank Rocks

The chicken crossed the road because it felt like so.

166 RacerX

Maybe when they add .fail Go Daddy will get it right :)

167 Anonymous

Sorry to hear about all the bad vibes with godaddy guys. I kind of figured the server was going to be flooded. Decided to switch my registrar for this huge domain. Like everyone trying to get into a door at once so I chose domainmonster.com a U.K. based registrar. Ended up with encyclopedia.me and a couple other high hitters. Perhaps one of the greatest risks I took. They’re trustworthy too. They registered over 85% of their pre-registered domains.

168 Godaddy Coupons

Wow you are lucky. Most people don’t think of using different registar

169 ThomasSchmidt

I registered 5 .me domains and it took only a few minutes until i got die confirmation and i could already use them!

170 Zak Show

I wrote a post about this issue too, the articles is located here:
http://www.zakshow.com/2008/07/19/the-new-me-extension-fail-or-success/

171 PPC

Are there any happy stories around this .me business?

172 wuttrain

well, I registered johnchow.me, are you going to buy it shoe?

173 Chip

How much success do you think these domains will have? They won’t monetize as good as the old established ones.

And, if .me is around, what about .you?

174 Eva White

The woes of owning multiple domains. I guess they will need to pull up their socks or go bust!

175 Sohan

I’ve never really bought into the hype of any but the .name to be honest. That’s earnt respect though imo.

176 Jos

Niet slecht, toch?
amuseer.me, feliciteer.me, geloof.me, kleed.me, uit.nodig.me, omarm.me, onderzoek.me, ontdek.me, publiceer.me, repareer.me, reserveer.me, schilder.me, vertaal.me, vervang.me, verzend.me
All bought via GoDaddy. It was tough, but possible.

177 Jos

Niet slecht, toch?
* amuseer.me
* feliciteer.me
* geloof.me
* kleed.me
* uit.nodig.me
* omarm.me
* onderzoek.me
* ontdek.me
* publiceer.me
* repareer.me
* reserveer.me
* schilder.me
* vertaal.me
* vervang.me
* verzend.me

All bought via GoDaddy. It was tough, but possible.

178 Jos

Hoi allemal,

Niet slecht, toch?
* amuseer.me
* feliciteer.me
* geloof.me
* kleed.me
* uit.nodig.me
* omarm.me
* onderzoek.me
* ontdek.me
* publiceer.me
* repareer.me
* reserveer.me
* schilder.me
* vertaal.me
* vervang.me
* verzend.me

All bought via GoDaddy. It was tough, but possible.

179 TEKFIRM

are you kidding me ? most no sense keywords and ur saying it was tough ? lol

180 Myrtle Beach Rentals

there still seems to be so many .me names available?

181 Real Cash Gifting

I ALMOST had crack.me – that would have been so sweet

182 imran14826

Wow you are lucky. Most people don’t think of using different registar

Imran14826
http://www.livetv.pk

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