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Status symbol? Those who know won't likely be impressed. Those who don't can't be impressed.

That might be what the buyer is hoping for, but the reality is they're probably mistaken.




"Impressed" might not be the right word. Jealous, maybe.

Would I like a .dev domain? Yep. Can I afford it? Nope. Therefore ... status symbol.


You can definitely afford one in a few days.


The shelf life on most status symbols is limited.


There's no expiration date on having a good domain name, though. If anything their value increases over time.




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