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domain name idea pool

find a domain name that's quite good and not taken dot com
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how about a web page where people think of good ideas for domain names and submit them and other people can see the list of domains and register them if they like them?
joltrushsoon, May 15 2000

(?) Brunching Domain Name Toy http://www.brunchin...toy-domainsale.html
Generates a random domain name and tells you its estimated auction value on E-Bay. [Eeyore, May 15 2000, last modified Oct 04 2004]

(?) Wynken Blynken Names http://www.wynken.com
Custom created dot-com domain names. Develops distinctive available dot-com domain names and offers free names available for registration.. ee [wynken, May 15 2000, last modified Oct 04 2004]

(?) Wowzers.net http://www.wowzers.net/sitenames.shtml
found this doing a search..seems to be on the idea you are talking about...some interesting names. :) [glowing, Apr 03 2002, last modified Oct 04 2004]

(?) NameBoy http://www.halfbake...dea/www.nameboy.com
Generates names based on keywords [waugsqueke, Apr 03 2002]

www.makewords.com - domain name generator http://www.makewords.com
An intelligent word generator for finding available domains and unique names [taunon, Apr 16 2005]


       Yeah, and domainnameideapool is available.
syost, May 15 2000

       I'd found a 'porn domain generator' at one point, but can't find it now...it would generate a domain name from a set of pieces, and estimate how much you might be able to sell it for...
StarChaser, May 15 2000

       Does [phoenix]'s anno have any relevance to the idea? If it does then I probably missed it.
hidden truths, Apr 16 2005

       Better yet, [phoenix], what about that show set on the coast in Maine with the weird little boy with ESP whose the father was a lighthouse keeper and the mother a postage stamp artist? I can't remember the name of it, though.
bristolz, Apr 17 2005

       [bz], never watched it, but I think the show was called "The Brothership of Poland, Maine" or something.   

       I'm not sure about this idea. The reason this sort of thing works for the Halfbakery is because most of the ideas are not very practical, or at least can't practically be implemented by the person who thinks it up. Domain names are easy to buy and sell, and require no special knowledge. Nobody would want to submit a domain name and then have somebody else sell it for 8 gazillion dollars to a mega-corporation the next year.
disbomber, Apr 17 2005


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