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Discussion in 'Domain Name Auctions' started by martin-s, Jun 14, 2017.

  1. martin-s United Kingdom

    martin-s Well-Known Member

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    Is today (or more likely tomorrow) the day DL breaks the £2m barrier?

    6,349 trusted members. £1,998,828 in actual sales. since 2009.

    Congrats to Denys. We're lucky to have the site.
     
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    ian Well-Known Member

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    Yup, I think we are almost there depending on how many transfers are outstanding. Well done Denys, that is an impressive milestone.
     
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    10th April 2016 stats were: 5,801 trusted members. £1,719,046 (from archive.org).

    So, very approx but around £280,000 of sales over the last year and a bit.

    It's never really registered with me before the number of members of the site - a lot higher than I might've imagined.
     
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    Lovekraft Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Looks like Edwin is gonna be the one that takes it there with area.co.uk

    Domainlore has proved invaluable for me for both buying and selling.
     
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  6. martin-s United Kingdom

    martin-s Well-Known Member

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    It's a good PR opportunity for the .uk namespace. Is anyone geared up to making the most of that? DL? Acorn? Nominet? Edwin? Others?
     
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    Is that the sum of all closed/completed sales or just finished auctions with final bid value?
    I'm guessing the latter.

    Currently I have no data to back this up, but from this report it shows signs that there could be a lot of domain transfers were not completed:
    http://seemly.co.uk/domains/prices?source=domainlore&rows=100&status=incomplete

    2017 from April highlights a lot of sales seem to go incomplete. That was when I started to verify data stored.

    Maybe I should attempt to update all Domainlore records to flag whether a domain transfer was complete or not.
    It's not something that I had really valued as important for the DB, but it could prove interesting.

    I could also append a row to the bottom of the table to display price column total.
    Though this wouldn't be entirely accurate as I store USD, EUR and GBP prices, it would be fine for Domainlore as it deals solely in GBP.
     
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    grantw Well-Known Member

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    If you hover over 'actual' it says:

    "Unlike other auction houses, we report only actual (i.e. fully completed) sales. Sale is considered actual at a point of sale but could later reverse if ownership is not changed in 21 days"
     
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    Thanks, @grantw. Didn't realise that. =)
     
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    So after 21 days and if the sale doesn't complete does the figure automatically go down?
     
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    Apparently, I've never watched the figure to see if it does though.
     
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  13. martin-s United Kingdom

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    Congrats to @Edwin for selling the name that pushed it over the edge. Not sure I can really see the commercial edge to it if I'm honest, but it might help make the PR pitch that it was Edwin and a nice name?

    https://domainlore.uk/area.co.uk
     
  14. Edwin

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    No PR from me. I never publicise our sales.

    If the buyer decides to, it's their choice.

    I would ask others not to bring my name into it - it is the purest coincidence and irrelevant that it happened to be one of our names that broached the milestone, and I will not comment on the sale. Plus frankly it's none of your business. Thanks.
     
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    Ummm,

    Seems a bit unnecessary
     
  16. Edwin

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    Sorry, just trying to nip this in the bud. I have absolutely 0.00% interest in being mentioned in any "PR". You're right, though, I could have been less blunt.

    The fact that the name has sold is public knowledge as it shows up on DL as such. I am talking about ME i.e. "my name", not "the name".
     
  17. martin-s United Kingdom

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    Well, there's a man who doesn't like the limelight! Apologies Edwin, no offence intended.
     
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    No problem. None taken.
     
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    you chanced your picture :) v cool
     
  20. Edwin

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    I realised the old one was 9 years old. So it was almost certainly overdue!
     
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    dee Well-Known Member Acorn Supporter

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    I know im a noob here, but in all the talk of PR etc , anyyone know if he's even fussed about publicity ? Denys I mean.