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Domain8 Server Problems

Discussion in 'Domain News' started by soj, Sep 28, 2009.

  1. soj

    soj Founder

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    Today I woke up in sunny Nice, logged into Domain8 only to find that 99% of the domains hit the drop zone, only TWO were caught. Looked in my email account and found this email from George.

    Anyone else have any domains they were heavily bidding on which hit the drop zone? I was on the money for RewardPoints.com.au (perfect for a credit card site) but alus Domain8 let me down :(
     
  2. DavidL

    DavidL Membership: VIP

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    I was going for 12 and had my bids prepared ready to hit go when it froze. It is the first time it's happened on D8

    Lot of people got some cheap domains today...
     
  3. neddy

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    Likewise - I was so peed off! I had logged in earlier, checked what I wanted to bid on, then logged off. Then tried to log on at 10.20am, but couldn't get on. Frozen out! I frantically phoned George on his mobile, only to get voicemail! My reaction at the time was intense!

    Anyway, it's happened, and we can't bring back the past. I'm sure George feels absolutely ghastly, and is going to be doing his best to make things work better from here on in.

    Cheers, Ned

    P.S. And Soj, I was also going for rewardpoints.com.au! :D How much were you prepared to pay? LOL!
     
  4. soj

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    Well well well, I had put in a bid for $300 for rewardpoints, that was the third bid i had put in after my original $100 haha.

    I just checked my email now, and got an email from Domain8 saying I had won the domains I had bid on. So I guess all went well in the end.

    How did your guys domain auctions go, Im sure when you check your email in the morning, you'll have a couple of nice surprises.
     
  5. neddy

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    You lucky bugger Soj!

    No email in my in tray - I couldn't log on because of Domain8's server problems.

    Good luck to you!

    Cheers, Ned
     
  6. DOMAIN8

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    Hi Guys,

    Just wanted you all to know that we made some significant improvements to our auction database last week. Hopefully you all noticed the changes at today's auction.

    Today was the first Monday after the improvements and everything ran great. Monday is traditionally a high volume day with, many bids, many domains, and a huge list coming in off the weekend.

    Any feedback to report? I am interested to hear what people experienced today at our drop auction. Please include some basic details about your CPU, Browser, OS, and Connection.

    Best Regards,
    George Pongas | CEO
    DOMAIN8 Pty Ltd
     
  7. DavidL

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    All good for me, thanks George. I grabbed a dozen I think.

    Big day for you guys! SpringRacing.com.au at $3,211??!!
     
  8. soj

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    Running fine for me too George, though 95% of the time I have put in bids the night before.