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CrosswordPuzzles.com sold for $249,980. iPuzzles only for $358?

Labeled as discuss in Domain Selling and Domain Sales started by Arpit131, Jul 4, 2018.

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  1. Arpit131

    Arpit131 Active Member VIP

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    I just came across the sale of domain name CrosswordPuzzles.com for $249,980.

    Looking at similar sales, iPuzzles.com sold for $358 only.

    Now, undoubtedly, CrosswordPuzzles is a great name but $250,000 for it while only $350 for iPuzzles.com?

    What do you think?

    1) CrosswordPuzzles is a great name and deserves that value.
    2) The seller was a good negotiator and got a great deal.
    3) iPuzzles went way cheap.
    4) All went for a fair value
    5) Other thoughts?

    Kindly share your thoughts, analysis and opinions on this one.
     
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  2. BrandsOpen

    BrandsOpen Upgraded Member Gold Account

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    I believe it says everything about the seller/buyer, and less about the real value.

    I have crosswordpuzzle.app and wordpuzzle.app, lets see if anyone want those for cheap.
     
  3. Haykay2005

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  4. TestCase

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    Put me down as a 1

    I can appreciate this price tag as I'm a big fan of crossword puzzles. The New York Times crossword puzzle is my go to entertainment/time killer while flying, which is 6-10 times a month. I get enough mindless entertainment in front of the TV when I'm home so I don't bother with the inflight video entertainment options.

    Though I have no proof of this, -- other than my own well placed, high opinion of myself...:xf.rolleyes::xf.wink::xf.grin: -- I suspect true crossword puzzle fans are a very intelligent group of people that could be a very lucrative and loyal niche market for CrosswordPuzzles.com's advertisers.
     
    Last edited: Jul 4, 2018
  5. Arpit131

    Arpit131 Active Member VIP

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    Thanks for the opinion! That puts things into perspective.
     
  6. andydotlol

    andydotlol Upgraded Member Gold Account

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    2. $250k is a huge amount to pay for any domain let alone a 16 character name that can only be used for one thing.
     
  7. TestCase

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    DNPric.es shows it was previously sold for $210,000 back in 2007.
     
  8. andydotlol

    andydotlol Upgraded Member Gold Account

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    @TestCase thanks for reminding me to use dnpric.es :) Yeah I would have rather bought however many NNNs LLLs LLLLs etc that 210k could have bought in 07
     
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  9. TestCase

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    LMAO!

    Yeah, woulda, coulda, shoulda. :banghead::arghh: :xf.cry: If we only knew then what we know now. :xf.frown:

    Sigh...

    :xf.wink:
     
  10. jeananderson

    jeananderson Established Member

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    Many domains sales fake. That's mean domain transferred and buyer receive money bit this operation not for domain but for money laundering as we see in cryptocurrency market.
     
  11. WingMan

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    The "i" in ipuzzles.com... what does it mean?
     
  12. Arpit131

    Arpit131 Active Member VIP

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    I think .app is yet to see some attention. It's still new and hence, we'd have to wait that out!
     
  13. Arpit131

    Arpit131 Active Member VIP

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    Many are real sales too! We'd have to rely on the majority of sales and considering that CrosswordPuzzles earlier sold for 6 figures, these are the kind of sales we'd have to trust!
     
  14. harshgupta

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    seller is a great negotiator.

    may i know who the seller is ?
    also who is the buyer ?
     
  15. harshgupta

    harshgupta Established Member

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    wait it was sold for a good price earlier as well :

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    Domain Price Date Venue
    crosswordpuzzles.com 249,980 USD 2018-03-16 Uniregistry
    crosswordpuzzles.com 210,000 USD 2007-11-07 Moniker
     
  16. Arpit131

    Arpit131 Active Member VIP

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    You may check the website. Or whois, if it is not already private.
     
  17. Arpit131

    Arpit131 Active Member VIP

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    Yes exactly. But 20% return in 11 years is not justified.
     

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