Why not be Gbatemp.com

Discussion in 'Site Discussions & Suggestions' started by JonnyB, Jan 23, 2004.

  1. JonnyB
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    JonnyB GBAtemp Fan

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    Somewhere. Far Far South.
    I dont really know why we dont go for that Domain. we have gbatemp.net but it just redirects. Can you clarify it? Thanks.
     
  2. gunner6666

    gunner6666 O_O

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    The center of a singularity
    well for 1 domains cost money
     
  3. Gaisuto

    Gaisuto Lose 2 Levels.

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    First, does it even matter much? Also, don't .nets cost money too?
     
  4. Costello

    Costello Headmaster

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    I first wanted to buy gbatemp.com domain,
    but as you can see it is unavailable.


    anyway, Microsoft choosed DOT NET too [​IMG] (joke - developpers may understand)
     
  5. Opium

    Opium PogoShell it to me ™

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    indeed [​IMG]

    Also i might add we arn't a commercial site so we don't need a .com we need a .net
     
  6. KotaInka2

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    Still, if Kivan so chose, he could make a claim against the .com version, to which it would be quite possible he would win. They transfer the names to those with a good case for them.
     
  7. gunner6666

    gunner6666 O_O

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    thats right too most people dont relize that
     
  8. Woxxy

    Woxxy GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    lol
    that's microsoft, not the coders
    the coders choose vcpp 6 [​IMG]
     
  9. MarcosDJ

    MarcosDJ GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I just have this site added to my favorites, i dont remember ever typing the address in
     
  10. Amoblaz

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    Why are you complaining for that redirection?
    just type www.gbatemp.net, if you want them to not redirect then buy them a domain <_<
     
  11. alfre

    alfre Banned Member < it's true now

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    KiVan doesn't even know this site anymore.. so why would he do that?
     
  12. KotaInka2

    KotaInka2 Fanboy Educator

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    Hopefully, Kivan will be making a reappearance soon. Still, I was only throwing out a hypothetical, as he is within his rights to make a case for it if he so chose.

    Do you just like trying to argue with me? [​IMG]

    I retired from that game long ago. [​IMG]
     
  13. Garp

    Garp GBATemp's Wandering Gnome

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    Personally, I like GBATemp.org, but that's just me. [​IMG]
     
  14. alfre

    alfre Banned Member < it's true now

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    that's because you "live and die miserably alone"
    you're much to much alone and lost the way of the humanity

    who cares gbatemp.net .org .com .blabla just hit startpage et voila!
     
  15. Tempest Stormwin

    Tempest Stormwin Kweisatz Haderach

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    Here's also why....

    .com = COMmercial site, business, etc.
    .net = NETwork, in the same sense that GBATemp is
    .org = ORGanization, less like GBATemp but often contains a forum nonetheless
    .gov = US GOVernment. They jacked the .gov extension... every other national government must use their national, two-letter extension (example: Gov.ab.ca for the Alberta Government (Canada))

    .com doesn't fit this site at all, or even half the .coms out there already...

    -Tempest out.-
     
  16. Hovercraft

    Hovercraft Brain dead since 1989

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    and isnt getting a .net cheaper?
     
  17. Leo111

    Leo111 One day I was going to GBATEMP and lololo !!!

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    I like typing www.gbatemp.net, its quick and easy... why bother changing???