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Author Topic: Which suffix is least lame?  (Read 343 times)

Zachary The First

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« on: February 11, 2007, 05:41:15 pm »
OK, so I'm trying to get a domain name for some homebrew stuff, and I found out that .net and .com are both taken for the name I wanted.  So, that leaves me with .org, .info, .biz, and .us.  I hate .biz outright, so which of the available suffixes would be least lame?*

*I fully appreciate the irony of asking about lameness while worrying about what web suffix to use for my homebrew RPG setting.
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« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2007, 05:58:46 pm »
What's the domain name? I'd probably go with .info if you're posting information, since .org may confuse people about your purpose.

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« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2007, 06:06:03 pm »
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What's the domain name? I'd probably go with .info if you're posting information, since .org may confuse people about your purpose.

My homebrew world's name is Irrin, so I was going to go with http://www.irrin.whatever.
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« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2007, 07:18:42 pm »
Register it with an Indian Domain Name Service and you could have:  http://irr.in/

Yeah, baby! YEAH!!! :cool:

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« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2007, 09:43:56 pm »
I'm impatient.  I went with .info. :)
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« Reply #5 on: February 12, 2007, 01:01:24 am »
That's a shame.

Anyway, .org is the only one on that list that isn't lame.  The others are pretty dire.
 

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« Reply #6 on: February 12, 2007, 02:14:54 am »
I'd have recommended .info.

I really hate the domain name hierarchy; at one time the suffixes actually meant something, but nowadays they just provide a method for selling the same domain name again and again, and causing confusion. Cf. whitehouse.org vs. whitehouse.gov.