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Big drop of 1300 .uk domains last night

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  1. Siusaidh United Kingdom

    Siusaidh Moderator Staff Member

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    There was a big drop of relatively low key .uk domains last night (about 1300 names). These are not high value domains to speculate on but there are quite a few interesting names for those who just like to pick up names for their own interest, development, traffic etc.

    I picked up one which is just what I needed for a project, but there are a wide range of names not taken as of this morning. As I say, they are not high value but they are niche.
     
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  3. wizard

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    Just shows you how .uk is such a mess no one wants them still today people refuse the .uk and buy the co.uk from me
     
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    keys Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Some fairly drastic thinning of the portfolio. This week close to 3000 names dropped or in the current queue. That generates a flood of notification emails from Nominet.

    Careless admin resulted in a few babies out with the bath water, but nothing tragic. A small proportion of drops picked up on catching scripts, apart from that it is a sad reflection on the state of .uk

    I am looking forward to a small list and simple management.
     
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    Always happy to look at any list of yours @keys :)
     
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  6. Siusaidh United Kingdom

    Siusaidh Moderator Staff Member

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    Another big drop of 2000+ .uk domains last night.

    I'm resisting the temptation today, but there are some good niche names such as:

    puritan.uk
    goodbooks.uk
    giftedchild.uk
    nursingcare.uk -***[edit] I cracked and registered this one, being a nurse myself...
    queenofhearts.uk

    countless others along these kind of lines
     
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    Picked up a couple of nice ones from your drops Chris, I would have liked to have seen a list beforehand though and paid you for the pleasure.
     
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    Just double checking the November drops for .UK ccTLD. Seems to be a change of -821,986 between 01 November and 01 December 2019.

    The seem to be clustered on domainhasexpired.com (794,941) and that's 123-reg.co.uk's graveyard DNS.

    Regards...jmcc
     
  9. Ben Thomas

    Ben Thomas Well-Known Member

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    Indeed, there's an absolute shed load of domains dropping this month. There was an announcement on Dropped.uk a few weeks back. If you have the 30/60 day package you can see them now!
     
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