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Good Twitter Handles That Are Squatted

Discussion in 'Business Discussions' started by accelerator, Mar 7, 2015.

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  1. ian

    ian Well-Known Member

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    Would you recommend limited company and trademark too, is that what you did, or can I just go for a trademark and assign to my existing limited company?
     
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    We didn't have either. We'll likely need both at some point but we just built and launched the site, then spoke to Twitter.

    If you definitely want to get the trademark and ltd company anyway then it can't hurt... i'd maybe just do them all first and then send them a message.
     
  4. ian

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    Did you just use the impersonation method, or a different option?
     
  5. Murray

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    I was just about to say on that other thread something along the lines of

    "Tbf Monkey does make good contributions and in my personal experience he has always been willing to offer help/advise privately if I have any specific questions following up from stuff he has posted in threads"

    But its got taken down and I see he has been banned now, so I was a bit late.
     
  6. martin-s United Kingdom

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    Monkey's contribution was useful, but antagonistic. Shame there wasn't a middle path..
     
  7. ian

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    He does have his moments of being helpful (this thread), but has a completely different side to him too. Just wish I'd got an answer first :D

    I'm sure he was given that option, but chose not to follow it!
     
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    He admitted he'd been warned a load of times.
    I suspect his ego got the better of him.
    Money does that to people sometimes
     
  9. Murray

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    I think it's a shame, but obviously I don't know what has been said privately and whether that was the cause of the ban.
     
  10. invincible

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    What are you all going to talk about now?
     
  11. bonusmedia

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    Domains and online business, perhaps?

    A thread by a troll asking if he should stop being a troll isn't good use of anyone's time
     
  12. Murray

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    Our home tv recording set ups, kettles etc
     
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    Got sidetracked here.
     
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  14. Murray

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    Because maybe Admin said "tone it down please" and Monkey replied

    "Tone it down, tone it ******* down? you're telling me to tone it ******* down you ******** piece of ****** why don't you ****** your ****** right up your ******* ***** you stupid ****** with your ******** forum full of *****"

    Not saying that is true or likely, but who knows :p
     
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  15. ian

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    He had some decent knowledge but equally would get too personal (beyond what he'd likely say face to face). Anyway, don't fret, he'll be back with an alias before long!

    Back to the subject in hand...how to manipulate Twitter employees to handing over Twitter handles!
     
  16. DaveP United Kingdom

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    Yes we all got sidetrack and our posts should be removed.
     
  17. ian

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    Indeed, just a shame so many were registered and never used; sounds the same as domaining then really!
     
  18. Murray

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    It is possible though

    I tried to buy @murray but found the guy annoying to deal with, he ended up selling it since

    + I know of others who have got good @ names for low xxx amounts

    Whether they turn out to be worth buying I don't know
     
  19. ian

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    But how, because as far as I know, you cannot direct message someone unless they follow you, and given most of these are inactive account, they'll never get your message.
     
  20. Murray

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    A twitter I wanted was set to private so know way of contacting them there

    Fortunately searching for their twitter on google it came up on their tumblr, their tumblr had a link to a domain they had, looked at the whois, sent them an email, bingo bango they were happy to do a deal.

    If they haven't revealed any information on their twitter or mentioned it elsewhere on the web you're a bit stuck though.
     
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    What's peoples thoughts about the 'doing a deal' aspect, we know Twitter doesn't allow for the sale of Twitter handles, so if you got rumbled afterwards, would Twitter punish the buyer, because it's hardly possible to punish the seller once they have done a runner?
     
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