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Offer Received For 3 days Old .IO Domain - xx.xxx

Labeled as advice in Domain Buying and Selling Discussion, started by rokoroko, Nov 27, 2020

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  1. brandpainvestment

    brandpainvestment Established Member

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    If i was there, i will take the offer.

    Something is always better than nothing.
     
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  2. 4better

    4better Established Domainer VIP

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    I've seen stories like this offering five figures for a newly registered domain. I've also seen 'buyer' uses fake, convincing names with titles. Although there are some legitimate offers, others simply just want to scam. And I actually did experience this kind of thing twice. Although I have my doubts, I do hope that your offer is a real one. Whether you counter it or not, I earnestly wish it would come out productively and beneficial for you.
     
  3. Ariff BD

    Ariff BD Restricted (15-30%)

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    Can I know the niche? keyword or one word domain?
     
  4. bmugford

    bmugford www.DataCube.com PRO VIP ICA Member ★★★★★★★★★★

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    A 3 day old .IO getting a $20K offer..The likelihood of that is close to 0%.

    Even if it was legit it seems like the owner is going to let greed get in their own way and blow the deal.

    There is some very bad advice in this thread IMO.

    Brad
     
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  5. bmugford

    bmugford www.DataCube.com PRO VIP ICA Member ★★★★★★★★★★

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    Those are just completely arbitrary percentages.

    Or there could be a 100% chance they won't pay a dime over $20K.

    There was not enough demand for someone to pay $30 for a domain a few days ago, now it is worth $45K. Please.

    If the offer is legit don't blow it. You will regret it.

    Brad
     
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  6. spikedo

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  7. Josytal

    Josytal Top Contributor VIP

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    There is nothing bad in trying. He can always revert.
    About percentages, they are not arbitrary.
     
  8. Revisiting

    Revisiting Established Member

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    I'm with those that just see this as somebody creating a high-profile and recognized ID, as a Dupe. I really wish I could say different. an IO domain ???. come on guys, If this was a .com drop/pick-up then all would be promising. I'm really surprised at the number of unreal reply posts too. I've had to bite my tongue for a couple of days, Not easy.

    "have the email and telephone number" reads like an 'attempted' scam in the making - In this instance
     
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  9. Revisiting

    Revisiting Established Member

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    Scammers are moving ahead They know domainers (in general) are a vulnerable bunch. The Valuation Scam has pretty much died a death - but we all know it reaped rewards, that's why we all got hit with multiple attempts. Expect everything to move up a gear or two
     
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  10. johnny55

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    I'd suggest giving the buyer a call to gauge whether the offer is legit before deciding on whether or not to make a counter-offer. Either way, good luck!
     
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  11. Revisiting

    Revisiting Established Member

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    An a telephone call just says "I'm a believer"

    In this instance - I'd say Ghost-It, Go quiet - give a firm reliable connection to you. This is definitely going to prove a SCAM. These guys are not good - just door-knockers trying new angles
     
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  12. Domainication

    Domainication Upgraded Member Blue Account

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    Whats the status on this one? Did you accept it? :)
     
  13. bmugford

    bmugford www.DataCube.com PRO VIP ICA Member ★★★★★★★★★★

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    adjective
    adjective: arbitrary
    based on random choice or personal whim, rather than any reason or system.


    You have no idea what the buyer is willing to pay. Therefore the percentages you have applied are highly speculative and arbitrary.

    Percentage wise, there is a 0% chance you get paid if you blow this. Don't blow it by being overly greedy.

    Brad
     
  14. Josytal

    Josytal Top Contributor VIP

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    We are not even sure if the offer is genuine! LOL!!!
    Of course if from the word go the offer was scam, no matter how you dice and cut it, probability of payment will always be 0.
     
  15. bmugford

    bmugford www.DataCube.com PRO VIP ICA Member ★★★★★★★★★★

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    You mean it isn't every day that no one on Earth thought a domain was worth $30, then (3) days later a random $20K buyer pops up? :)

    It does strain credulity.

    Brad
     
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  16. gericsb

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    Be very careful.....just in case.

    If it is a real offer transact it through a known Marketplace that can ensure both sides buyer and seller are legit.
     
  17. wwwweb

    wwwweb Top Contributor VIP ★★★★★★★★★★

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    Inquirer can type in any name, of a celebrity or well known person, doesn't mean it was them. Why didn't you just have a conversation with them instead of worrying about countering so quickly at a higher rate to figure out what is going on first.
     
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  18. tupungato

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    Was it already listed in Uniregistry Marketplace? Or is it a contact from Whois or something like this?
     
  19. Josytal

    Josytal Top Contributor VIP

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    Miracle of such magnitude - a rarity in domaining. Thinking aloud:watching:
     
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  20. Haris

    Haris Best Domainer Of The End-Times VIP

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    I regret losing many sales because of greed
     
  21. Windoms

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    Some of them you dont even renew lol
     
  22. Joe Nichols

    Joe Nichols Common sense consultant VIP

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    OP went missing. Looks like it was a fake offer.

    Don't be silly, people. If you get a legit 20K offer on a name that is worth nowhere near that, just take it.
     
  23. Jv1999

    Jv1999 Spamming Exo: Dark Merc of the Exo-Tower VIP

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    accept it because you legit lit reggae'd it not 1 day ago. People say to counter, but only for domains you held for some time.

    This one is like: "hey i saw u got that domain 10 seconds ago, here's $20,000." And why would you say no?
     
  24. Jv1999

    Jv1999 Spamming Exo: Dark Merc of the Exo-Tower VIP

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    yep. anyone who counters a 3-day old domain for hand reggae fee that was offered $20,000... is probably the kind of person who drives without a seatbelt with both doors wide open while going really really fast.
     
  25. vital

    vital Established Member ★★★★★★★★★★

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    it's easy to suggest counter offer if it's not mine...

    you should take that offer.

    genuine or not, by taking the offer you did your best to secure the deal. that's the only thing that does matter.
     

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