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Domainlore Wording - Is it just me or what???

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  1. accelerator United Kingdom

    accelerator Well-Known Member

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    Does anybody think the following wording at domainlore could be better?

    Domain name abcdef.co.uk is on the auction!

    I would prefer:

    Domain name abcdef.co.uk is being auctioned!

    Has anyone else thought this or should I just rein in the pedantry?

    Thanks
     
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  3. Skinner

    Skinner Well-Known Member

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    Wouldn't it be easier to email Denys with the suggestion ?
     
  4. mat United Kingdom

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    I think the Idea is to try and distinguish between items that are "hidden gems" and items that are then put on the actual auction.

    With a hidden gem listing you get "Domain auction for abcdef.co.uk" as it is not currently running on the live auction page.

    Once a domain has a bid it is then "on the auction".
     
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    ian Well-Known Member Acorn Supporter

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    Email Denys, he's a nice bloke, sure he'll consider any feedback.
     
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    http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/pedantry

    Your finally admitting to it, and the wasted threads you've had trying to hide the truth. Go Pedant.
     
  7. accelerator United Kingdom

    accelerator Well-Known Member

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    I might e-mail Denis, it was really to get an idea if anyone else felt the same way, i.e. it wasn't great English and was slightly annoying, before making a suggestion.

    I think a better wording would be:

    Domain name abcdef.co.uk is now live on auction!

    That also suggests more immediacy, so it might even help him out. Anyone else prefer it?
     
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    bensd Well-Known Member Exclusive Member

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    Wouldn't it be frustrating if you suggested a change and he didn't do anything?
     
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    Dang!! You beat me to it.
     
  10. anthony United Kingdom

    anthony Well-Known Member

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    Lol, pot, kettle, black!
     
  11. ian

    ian Well-Known Member Acorn Supporter

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    haha, so true!
     
  12. accelerator United Kingdom

    accelerator Well-Known Member

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    No, that's how he spells his name, with a single n.
     
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    It's spelt Denys..
     
  14. ian

    ian Well-Known Member Acorn Supporter

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    lmao, you sure!!!!!!
     
  15. mat United Kingdom

    mat Well-Known Member

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    Best thread ever
     
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    haha amazing!
     
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