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Catch Tiger / DomainWinkel

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by mibut, Jul 12, 2020.

  1. mibut United Kingdom

    mibut Active Member

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    Has anyone had any dealings with these?
    I won an auction at Catchtiger for a .co.uk name this week.
    Paid the invoice.
    The email said I could manage the domain in DomainWinkel. Logged in and pointed the domain to my servers.
    Just looked on Domainlore and I see the domain for sale
    Check on Nominet and see registrar is neither of the above (before drop the registrar was Domainwinkel) but a UK company altho' still pointed to my nameservers. It is not in my Nominet account either.

    Have emailed Catch Tiger support but wonder if anyone else has a similar experience with the companies.
     
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  3. Rossy Netherlands

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    I have okay experience with Catch Tiger (but not so much with DomeinWinkel). CatchTiger is bought by another party so the service could have changed.
    Maybe they made a mistake thinking they catched it?
     
  4. mibut United Kingdom

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    No, no mistake and they even accused me of giving password details to the account. Nominet confirmed to me and them that Catch Tiger and DomeinWinkel were not and never were the catchers of the name,
    I, luckily, was able to buy the name from the person who did actually catch it.
     
  5. Rossy Netherlands

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    They clearly made a fuck-up, they could have easily checked if before accusing someone.
     
  6. armistice

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    Did they refund your money?
     
  7. mibut United Kingdom

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    Eventually. Was a lot of hassle.