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Crazyhorse
10-01-2009, 7:53 AM
I'm looking for a .com for my fishing game site. Someone help me out. It's an old game that you can't find or buy anywhere anymore. I just want to put all the files the author made available before he dropped off the plant on a site.

The game is called Scaryfish. the problem is that name has been registered to some idiot that's been trying to sell the domain for 6 years. So what should I name it? I was thinking like scaryfishrelived or scaryfishworld but those are way too long. Maybe something with just SF(something), hard because there are a ton of San Fran sites, or Scary(something)?

Any ideas? I'm not creative at all.

Thanks,
CH

lazyworm
10-01-2009, 8:12 AM
Go to a domain registrar and type in scaryfish, even though scaryfish.com is not available, it should give you some suggestion on what is available.

for example, these are all available:
scaryfish.info
scaryfish.net
scaryfish.org
scaryfish.me
scaryfish.mobi
scaryfish.us
scaryfish.biz
thescaryfish.com
myscaryfish.com
scaryfishonline.com
newscaryfish.com
scaryfishnow.com
scaryfishstore.com
bestscaryfish.com
scaryfishblog.com

ocabj
10-01-2009, 8:28 AM
scaryfish.co.ck

Yes, .ck is a real TLD.

http://www.google.co.ck

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.ck

djleisure
10-01-2009, 12:11 PM
How about just scaryfishgame.com? It's available...

Crazyhorse
10-02-2009, 4:55 AM
Go to a domain registrar and type in scaryfish, even though scaryfish.com is not available, it should give you some suggestion on what is available.

for example, these are all available:
scaryfish.info
scaryfish.net
scaryfish.org
scaryfish.me
scaryfish.mobi
scaryfish.us
scaryfish.biz
thescaryfish.com
myscaryfish.com
scaryfishonline.com
newscaryfish.com
scaryfishnow.com
scaryfishstore.com
bestscaryfish.com
scaryfishblog.com

I did nothing really caught my eye.

Thanks,
CH

Crazyhorse
10-02-2009, 4:56 AM
scaryfish.co.ck

Yes, .ck is a real TLD.

http://www.google.co.ck

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.ck

I don't know why but I always think sites that arn't .com are just BS, so I tend to want .com.

Thanks,
CH

Crazyhorse
10-02-2009, 4:57 AM
How about just scaryfishgame.com? It's available...

Doesn't sound bad, I was just worried it was a little long.

Thank you,
CH

JDay
10-02-2009, 6:30 AM
I don't know why but I always think sites that arn't .com are just BS, so I tend to want .com.

Thanks,
CH


Having a .com is not appropriate since you are not a company. You see there is a reason there are many different TLDs.

8-Ball
10-02-2009, 6:40 AM
I don't know why but I always think sites that arn't .com are just BS, so I tend to want .com.

Thanks,
CH

+1...

Crazyhorse
10-02-2009, 6:59 AM
Having a .com is not appropriate since you are not a company. You see there is a reason there are many different TLDs.

I understand what you’re saying but back from the beginning you could tell a scam site, or know you had a better chance of popups, or getting a virus, or its second rate by the domain. I have a ton of domains I'll never even use I'm sure because they are .info/.net etc.

It's like going to a meeting and seeing a guy in a suit or tie, it's not necessary and depending on the meeting it might not even be all that appropriate, but we tend to feel the other person is more legit when they do it(not in all situations, but most).

Thanks,
CH

Typo
10-02-2009, 8:52 AM
.....Maybe something with just SF(something), hard because there are a ton of San Fran sites, or Scary(something)?

Any ideas? I'm not creative at all.

Thanks,
CH

How about Scaryfish24.com CH, or even Scary24.com? They include the version, and seem to be available.

Crazyhorse
10-02-2009, 10:58 AM
How about Scaryfish24.com CH, or even Scary24.com? They include the version, and seem to be available.

That might just work.

Thanks again,
CH

madcount
10-02-2009, 11:22 AM
scary-fish.com is available

JDay
10-02-2009, 11:29 AM
I understand what you’re saying but back from the beginning you could tell a scam site, or know you had a better chance of popups, or getting a virus, or its second rate by the domain. I have a ton of domains I'll never even use I'm sure because they are .info/.net etc.

It's like going to a meeting and seeing a guy in a suit or tie, it's not necessary and depending on the meeting it might not even be all that appropriate, but we tend to feel the other person is more legit when they do it(not in all situations, but most).

Thanks,
CH

That just like saying you can spot a criminal by the color of their skin.

AndrewMendez
10-02-2009, 11:49 AM
realscaryfish.com

Crazyhorse
10-02-2009, 11:51 AM
That just like saying you can spot a criminal by the color of their skin.

I would say more like seeing a run down restaurant and being more hesitant to try out the food. Or going to get a mortgage and the guy you were referred to tells you to meet him at jack in the box. I don't know a person that doesn't do this.

CH

Crazyhorse
10-02-2009, 11:52 AM
Scaryfish24.com & Scary24.com should be working shortly.

Thanks all!
CH

steadyrock
10-02-2009, 12:03 PM
scary-fish.com is available

That would have been my suggestion as well. Followed closely by scaryfi.sh (.sh is for Saint Helena)

JDay
10-02-2009, 1:52 PM
I would say more like seeing a run down restaurant and being more hesitant to try out the food. Or going to get a mortgage and the guy you were referred to tells you to meet him at jack in the box. I don't know a person that doesn't do this.

CH

So you can tall a site is shady without even opening it? I guess http://en.wikipedia.org is a run down, shady site then :rolleyes:

AMDG
10-02-2009, 2:28 PM
scaryfishnchips.com :)

Crazyhorse
10-03-2009, 2:21 PM
So you can tall a site is shady without even opening it? I guess http://en.wikipedia.org is a run down, shady site then :rolleyes:

I know that site by reputation. I'll agree many people feel like you do and don't worry about the domain. I also know from my past in the field(limited but maybe 30-40 websites over the past ~14 years) that there are quite a few people that tend not to trust sites that are not a .com. Lets say for the sake of this issue 10% of people care (I would think more like ~35%), why would I pick something other than a .com when in the long run I might scare away 10% of people interested. Having a .com doesn't effect the remaining 90% of people that don't care about the domain.

It doesn't matter, you're not going to change your opinion and I most likely I won't either. I'll agree to disagree, thank you for your input though.

Have a good one guys,
CH

Seesm
10-03-2009, 5:58 PM
I don't know why but I always think sites that arn't .com are just BS, so I tend to want .com.

Thanks,
CH

I agree just like calguns.net right?? :)

artherd
10-04-2009, 2:02 AM
http://www.makewords.com/ < good site.

Once you pick your name, consider GV as a hosting provider :)

Also, contact said idiot. In the past I have bought a number of domain names for various prices - all to good effect.

artherd
10-04-2009, 2:03 AM
I agree just like calguns.net right?? :)

http://www.calguns.COM/calgunforum/showthread.php?p=3154424
;)

Seesm
10-04-2009, 2:53 PM
Ben I was kidding of course...

artherd
10-04-2009, 3:33 PM
Oh I know. Just pointing out that we own .com too and it's been redirected. :D

Crazyhorse
10-04-2009, 4:48 PM
http://www.makewords.com/ < good site.

Once you pick your name, consider GV as a hosting provider :)

Also, contact said idiot. In the past I have bought a number of domain names for various prices - all to good effect.

I'll have to check it out. I've been using another host for quite awhile and it's been cheap and easy . I'm going to have a pretty good increase in traffic in a few months with another deal I'm working on and I'll have to decide if my current is worth it or not.

Thanks
CH