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    How the FUCK did you guys afford to buy a new domain just for April Fools'?

    Especially since (from what I have gathered with my top tier lurking technique) this whole board is run out of one guy's pocket.
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    Can't you just like
    rent it or something
    not only that with the right services domains can get relatively cheap

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    also buying domains isn't a static thing, you could just buy it for the alloted time and then be done which would make costs even lower
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    arkhangel.com was empty domain. It's vlov.com that we would need to pay major cash for. You probably know the deal about every possible 4-letter domain being held hostage by money leeches.

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    I actually don't, could you elaborate?
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    I get this vague feeling from your posts that you're looking down on people who don't share your view, which is what it is, but at least take a moment to snort some common sense between those hits of pretension.
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    My opinion is better than your opinion, so it isn't up for debate.
    Quote Originally Posted by Comun
    Telling us that you're rich is not going to make anyone stop laughing at you for believing in self-insert NTR.
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    You seriously underestimate the human potential for wanting to fuck stuff, my dude.
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    Welcome to BL, new user. Don't forget to fate/stay mad
    Quote Originally Posted by Sione
    Prententious killjoys with comically academic "critiques" are just as annoying as braindead gachoomers. This is the only valid horseshoe.
    A Fond Farewell to Type-Moon is a fucking gold mine.


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    I don't think I can. "All 4-letter domains are occupied and cost thousands of dollars" kinda already says everything.

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    I think there's more to be said, but I'd have to have somebody that has done actual research, and ain't nobody got time fo that shizzle.
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    I get this vague feeling from your posts that you're looking down on people who don't share your view, which is what it is, but at least take a moment to snort some common sense between those hits of pretension.
    Quote Originally Posted by Spinach View Post
    My opinion is better than your opinion, so it isn't up for debate.
    Quote Originally Posted by Comun
    Telling us that you're rich is not going to make anyone stop laughing at you for believing in self-insert NTR.
    Quote Originally Posted by ResidentSeagull View Post
    You seriously underestimate the human potential for wanting to fuck stuff, my dude.
    Quote Originally Posted by Dullahan
    Welcome to BL, new user. Don't forget to fate/stay mad
    Quote Originally Posted by Sione
    Prententious killjoys with comically academic "critiques" are just as annoying as braindead gachoomers. This is the only valid horseshoe.
    A Fond Farewell to Type-Moon is a fucking gold mine.


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    You can look for yourself: type in a random string of 4 letters and .com and a lot of the time what you'll come up with is a site for sale. The prices are all in the tens of thousands minimum. It's a really fascinating topic to look into, especially when you get into the problem of top-level domain registration. There are untold millions of dollars invested in domain names, and it's a great case of how absurdly speculative and exploitative digital capitalism can get.
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    Is there a graph out there of asking prices vs amount of letters? Obviously they're all bought to extort companies acronyms, but what if you use 'and' or 'of' instead of just the letter? How much would that drop of the price? Where is the biggest dropoff? Is that why so many Universities are uof'x'?
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    As you add letters the number of possible combinations increases exponentially, and since the asking prices are so high because of scarcity of free domain names, the dropoff is probably pretty steep. Although, domain name squatters are probably smart and took a lot of the ones that make actual words and phrases first, so the ones with 'and' and 'of' and so on.
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    I typed yuri.com to try this and got to a random japanese website
    is it just me or is the internet trying to be a fucking weeb
    and before anybody says anything yuri is not just a name for lesbian porn, it's also a name for people
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    I get this vague feeling from your posts that you're looking down on people who don't share your view, which is what it is, but at least take a moment to snort some common sense between those hits of pretension.
    Quote Originally Posted by Spinach View Post
    My opinion is better than your opinion, so it isn't up for debate.
    Quote Originally Posted by Comun
    Telling us that you're rich is not going to make anyone stop laughing at you for believing in self-insert NTR.
    Quote Originally Posted by ResidentSeagull View Post
    You seriously underestimate the human potential for wanting to fuck stuff, my dude.
    Quote Originally Posted by Dullahan
    Welcome to BL, new user. Don't forget to fate/stay mad
    Quote Originally Posted by Sione
    Prententious killjoys with comically academic "critiques" are just as annoying as braindead gachoomers. This is the only valid horseshoe.
    A Fond Farewell to Type-Moon is a fucking gold mine.


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    I'm honestly surprised it didn't redirect to Red Alert 2: Yuri's Revenge. They had Westwood back in the day money.


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