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How rare is your domain?

Labeled as debate in General Domain Discussion, started by frank-germany, Jun 2, 2020

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  1. Omer Doron

    Omer Doron Established Member

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    It depends, I don't think 'rare' is the correct word because a domain name is already a primary value.
    If the question is what's my best domain, I would say the one on my profile image- ToHost.com
     
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  2. DigitalRoar

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    I don't understand when people call domains & social media handles rare, if there can only be one of each, the term rare does not fit in, I think a better term is Premium.
     
  3. Bob Hawkes

    Bob Hawkes Top Member NameTalent VIP Gold Account Trusted Blogger

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    By the way I agree with @frank-germany that it does not make sense to use the word rare when each domain name is unique. Not sure what word should have been used, simply valuable perhaps.

    Is there a scale of rareness when all names are unique? I suppose that one might argue (or not :xf.eek:) that a second level expression that is registered in no other TLDs is more rare. Any of us could easily come up with a rare name that way though! :rolleyes: That probably means that the most rare domain names, by that definition, would have the less value than much more common ones.

    Bob
     
  4. DigitalRoar

    DigitalRoar Established Member

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    Anyways, my most premium domain is Ferity.com

    A 21 years old dictionary word (Archaic)

    Pronounced [ fer-i-tee ]

    - a wild, untamed, or uncultivated state.

    - savagery; ferocity.


    Extremely brandable & would make a great designer brand or women's beauty brand.
     
  5. HotKey

    HotKey Made in Canada VIP

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    I think it's the correct term- as long as it's in context. Though each domain is indeed unique, when put into a type or category compared against others, each domain may fall into a "uncommon" or "common", thus a certain rarity by class.
    Say focused only on .coms, how rare are;

    - single character domains
    - two character domains
    - 3-character domains.. and so on
    - emoji domains
    - real dictionary words vs random characters in an LLLLL setting
    - age? domains reg'd before 1990, 1991, etc etc

    and many other categories, I'm sure, for comparisons in rarity (availability).

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    I think, could be wrong, but the rarest of the rare might actually be a hyphenated domain reg'd in 2000:

    a-------------------------------------------------------------a.com

    It is a one-of-kind in the sense that I haven't come across domain in the .com that has more than two sequential hyphens in it. And none may be registered at this point.
     
  6. CraigD

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    I think the terminology we are looking for is a Unique Identifier (UID), being any identifier which is guaranteed to be unique among all identifiers used for those objects and for a specific purpose.
     
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  7. Samer

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    They are all rare one-of-kind

    dot com,

    Samer
     
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  8. Peak.Domains

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    There are those .o domains that are decentralized or w/e and could be registered in more than one place, right? So, I guess in that sense, some domains aren't as rare :P
     
  9. CraigD

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    This has got me thinking about second-level, third-level, subdomains etc. and the some country code TLDs and SLDs.
    Some names are obviously reserved so they cannot be used to create confusion in the naming-tree while some can be used.

    eg. WWW as a subdomain

    KISS!
     
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  10. Recons.Com

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    .
     
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  12. frank-germany

    frank-germany domainer since 2001 / musician VIP

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  13. Brandizer

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    My rarest domain name is

    Icomputersoftware in king
    I consider it rare because it's A 21year old domain, there aren't more than a few thousand older domains I guess. It's probably among the first hundreds? Say 500-800s
     
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  16. frank-germany

    frank-germany domainer since 2001 / musician VIP

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  18. just-j

    just-j Established Member

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    I think that I own a pretty RARE and UNIQUE domain.
    22+ years
    Dotcoms
    Trademarks
    And EVERYTHING is EMD........
    Including the toll free VANITY NUMBER.

    It's definitely special!!!
    👍
     
  19. Haroon Basha

    Haroon Basha IZUQ.COM VIP Gold Account

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    This is not only rare but you cannot sell it:

    covid-I9.com
     
  20. sellbourne

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  21. CraigD

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    It is also misleading.
    That is actually an uppercase 'i' and not a '1', with the font changed.
     
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  22. Haroon Basha

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    That is why it is rare!
     
  23. uzver

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    @frank-germany What’s could be better than a rare domain? — the rarest one :ROFL:

    C1268535-8F0F-45A7-9AC8-779B5DA5B4B7.jpeg
     
  24. CraigD

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  25. HotKey

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    I am confused as to what this thread is supposed to be about, now. Clarification would be appreciated, lest the thread I am hanging on in anticipation of pre-clarification, snaps and I end up back into the bowels of uncertainty and normalcy of which the rarest need not belong..
     

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