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Where should i get it.

All i need it to do is basically link to my IP and thats it.

From it i will host my own Email, Website ETC ETC...

Where should i get it?
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post #2 of 17
i got mine from godaddy.com for 1$
im not sure if the coupon code is still available: ACES1
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post #3 of 17
I've been using namecheap and I've had no issues in about a year and a half now. I read around a bit before going with them, and I've been quite happy I did.

I'd recommend against godaddy.com, even if you may save a few dollars. I've heard bad things, but some people do have trouble free experiences with them.

As for what the domain will be, well, that's up to you. Perhaps stuff-stuff.net? It's available.
post #4 of 17
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Well im not going to actually tell you for what it is for, for obvious reason although i do appreciate the help

How much did you pay for your Domain name?
Edited by StuffStuff1 - 5/10/11 at 1:35am
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post #5 of 17
Heh, I didn't ask what it was for. I just used your name for an example.

The "norm" for many unregistered/available .com and .net domains is ~$10 at most places (that's $10 per year). I think I payed ~$8-$9 when I signed up (it was more like $20 since I got two), and then ~$10 to renew last December (again, ~$20 for the two). The average for the basic providers seems to be ~$10 though. Some are slightly cheaper, and ones with more control/flexibility, ala, professional providers, will be more (sometimes much more) expensive. You probably don't need that level of service though.
post #6 of 17
rotflbrothel.com my friend has been throwing around for 2 years. i find it hilarious....
post #7 of 17
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Ok going with namecheap... Go daddy has a very bad rep... + they really try to mke you use there services.
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post #8 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by StuffStuff1 View Post
Ok going with namecheap... Go daddy has a very bad rep... + they really try to mke you use there services.
I have all my domains registered through godaddy and never had to use any service I did not want with them. I usually get my domains registered for very cheap also. Dunno where this bad rep is coming from.
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I have all my domains registered through godaddy and never had to use any service I did not want with them. I usually get my domains registered for very cheap also. Dunno where this bad rep is coming from.
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post #10 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by StuffStuff1 View Post
Where should i get it.

All i need it to do is basically link to my IP and thats it.

From it i will host my own Email, Website ETC ETC...

Where should i get it?
GoDaddy is pretty much the standard, and I've never had issues with them, and I own close to 40 domains with them, so yeah.
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