NTLDstats.com showed that new TLD registrations peaked at about 29.5 million registrations in April 2017. Nine months later Namestat.org shows new TLD registrations down about a third from its peak to under 20 million registrations. Having dropped 100% of my former .biz holdings and about 90% of my former .Net regs and about 70% of my former .TV names, it appeared inevitable that a considerable decline would ensue in what appeared to be an unnecessary explosion in new extensions. Releasing one new extension every couple years like .CO or .CLUB could work but flooding the market with hundreds of new TLDs so quickly was doomed from the start. What holds for 2018? I suspect total registrations will continue to slide. On the other hand do we need hundreds of cryptocurrencies?