Domain Ownership Issue!

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Solved Domain Ownership Issue!

Post by oaky on April 22nd 2015, 2:10 am

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Forum version : phpBB3
Position : Founder
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Screenshot of problem : https://i.imgur.com/l18K87n.png
Who the problem concerns : All members
When the problem appeared : This has been an issue since the forum was forcibly vacated by the founder.
Forum link : otthunderdome.com

Description of problem

Hi! I'm the founder of [url=otxtest.forumotion.com]otxtest.forumotion.com[/url], which is composed of the community from [url=otrecliner.forumotion.com]this forum; abandoned when its founder banned the majority of the community and left.[/url] Because the administrators and moderators (myself and another user) were banned or demoted, the forum is no longer useful for all intents and purposes.

Our community would like to purchase our old domain: otthunderdome.com. It was purchased in March of 2013 and renewed in 2014. It was not renewed for the year of 2015 as far as I understand (the website still redirects to otrecliner.forumotion.com), but the registrar has taken ownership over the domain and has registered it until 2016; preventing us from adopting our community's beloved title.

I would appreciate it if this issue could be solved without spending more than the price of the domain (which we are eager to pay). Thanks!


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Solved Re: Domain Ownership Issue!

Post by SLGray on April 22nd 2015, 6:26 am

Are you the founder of the forum?


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Solved Re: Domain Ownership Issue!

Post by oaky on April 22nd 2015, 6:44 am

@SLGray wrote:Are you the founder of the forum?
I'm the founder of the forum that we want to use the domain on. I was part of the administration team on the forum that used the domain previously, but the entire staff was demoted and most of the users were banned when the founder left.

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Solved Re: Domain Ownership Issue!

Post by SLGray on April 22nd 2015, 6:52 am

What happens when you tried to purchase the domain name in the administration panel?


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Solved Re: Domain Ownership Issue!

Post by oaky on April 22nd 2015, 7:18 am

@SLGray wrote:What happens when you tried to purchase the domain name in the administration panel?
Says it's already taken.


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Solved Re: Domain Ownership Issue!

Post by Shadow on April 22nd 2015, 9:21 am

Hello

You let our domain name expired, that's why you are not able to buy it. You have to buy 1600 credits first and then, you can send me a private message so that we manually link the domain name to your forum.

Please, when you send me the private message, do not forget to provide:
- The link of this topic,
- URL of your forum
- Domain name
- Foundation email

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Solved Re: Domain Ownership Issue!

Post by oaky on April 22nd 2015, 4:13 pm

Buttercup wrote:Hello

You let our domain name expired, that's why you are not able to buy it. You have to buy 1600 credits first and then, you can send me a private message so that we manually link the domain name to your forum.

Please, when you send me the private message, do not forget to provide:
- The link of this topic,
- URL of your forum
- Domain name
- Foundation email

Thanks :rose:
I'll be buying the credits later today - just want to confirm that I will be able to use this domain on otxtest.forumotion.com, and not the forum that it was originally registered on (otrecliner.forumotion.com)?

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Solved Re: Domain Ownership Issue!

Post by oaky on April 25th 2015, 5:46 pm

Hi; I still need a confirmation that I will be able to transfer "otthunderdome.com" to "otxtest.forumotion.com" despite it being originally purchased on "otrecliner.forumotion.com" before I can purchase the credits.

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Solved Re: Domain Ownership Issue!

Post by SLGray on April 25th 2015, 8:00 pm

Buttercup will not be back until Monday.


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Solved Re: Domain Ownership Issue!

Post by oaky on April 27th 2015, 6:15 am

Got it. I'll await a response tomorrow.

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Solved Re: Domain Ownership Issue!

Post by Shadow on April 27th 2015, 9:47 am

Hello

As the domain name is still on our account, we can link the domain name once you buy the credits Smile


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Solved Re: Domain Ownership Issue!

Post by oaky on April 28th 2015, 1:12 am

Thanks - the PM has been sent and the credits are on my site.

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Solved Re: Domain Ownership Issue!

Post by Shadow on April 28th 2015, 10:30 am

Hello

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Solved Re: Domain Ownership Issue!

Post by oaky on April 29th 2015, 3:43 pm

Topic is resolved. Thanks, FM!

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Solved Re: Domain Ownership Issue!

Post by Ange Tuteur on April 29th 2015, 10:36 pm

Topic archived

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