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DL Sale: Gossip.co.uk (6,776 GBP)

Discussion in 'Sold Domains' started by Acorn Newsbot, Mar 8, 2016.

  1. Acorn Newsbot

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  3. Edwin

    Edwin Well-Known Member Exclusive Member

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    Another great sale, good enough to make it into DNJournal. Well done!
     
  4. BG United Kingdom

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    People are going to talk about this for many years to come :p
     
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    Barry

    They will talk behind your back about it
     
  6. Edwin

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    Scurrilous rumours...
     
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    Gossip

    Rumour has it Doug purchased it under a Russian alias....
     
  8. spiderspider

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    No idea if its true or not, but I once got told this:

    In the olden days, land owners and MPs wanted to know what was happening in the land. They couldn't check twitter (obvs!) so they had people they would send to the places where stuff was spoken about, like the local pub, to find out what's happening, and who's planning what etc.

    These people would then report back to their masters with the details of what they discovered.

    However, as the MPs and land owners were skin flints, and didn't want their charges bumbling around like drunken buffoons, they were told to 'go sip' at the tavern. After all, being tasked with sitting in a pub and chatting would be many a persons dream job.

    Over the years this then changed into gossip.

    As I said, no idea how true it is / isn't, but interesting time passer none the less :)
     
  9. mart1n19 United Kingdom

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    Looks like its going to be a wasted auction, buyer not responding to emails. So frustrating & such a waste of time.
     
  10. denchomsky United Kingdom

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    Disappointing, was it an anonymous buyer?
     
  11. mart1n19 United Kingdom

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    i'll give the remaining agreed time by domainlore before publishing , incase he decides to get the sale completed, but looking unlikely. Nearly at the 2 week point
     
  12. wizard

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    It's so annoying when people do this.

    Let's hope he pays!
     
  13. mart1n19 United Kingdom

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    Cheers Sam, Hope so. Just such a waste of time at the moment
     
  14. Murray

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    Was the buyer a member here?
     
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    Dropped you a PM
     
  16. mart1n19 United Kingdom

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    I dont believe so, i'll keep this post updated when/if we get any developments.

    Cheers
     
  17. Lovekraft United Kingdom

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    Did you manage to gain a response from the buyer for this?
     
  18. mart1n19 United Kingdom

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    He emailed me to say was buying on behalf of a buyer, he didn't have the funds to buy himself. Not sure if he actually had a buyer or was trying to flip it on to someone for a quick buck.

    George Adu is his name, website is Silverspoonbranding.com.

    Reported to domainlore, Hopefully will be banned. Total time waster. Didn't even bother to even respond to 90% of my emails.

    Anyway, Sold today to Mark on here for a bargain (IMO) Wish everyone done business like him.
     
  19. Lovekraft United Kingdom

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    That's a real shame. Must be very frustrating. I don't know why people bid if they don't have the funds / or intend seeing it through, spoils it for everyone.
     
  20. mart1n19 United Kingdom

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    Exactly, really disappointing. Dont have the money then dont bid.

    Nevermind. Not much i can do & all the best to Mark with it.

    Hopefully domainlore bans him
     
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    In theory, if it sold for less than the auction price, you should be able to reclaim the amount you're out of pocket via small claims.

    Grant