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#211617 4-Apr-2017 15:15
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I registered Diary.nz the other day.

 

I was looking for a place on the net to "shoot the breeze" about ideas and how to develop the site. I couldn't really find anywhere. I wasn't going to post here as sometimes the "chat" can be a bit intense.

 

Anyway...

 

Lets see. What would you do with the site?

 

Can you recommend a more, "water cooler" environment to discuss this site?





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  #1756417 4-Apr-2017 16:15
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No offense, but I really don't get people who register domains, then afterwards ask what to do with it.......  

 

Wouldn't have shootthebreeze.nz been a better purchase ? :)

 

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  #1756418 4-Apr-2017 16:19
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Have you purchased it for an investment? The word Diary is 20th century. Wouldn't the more modern word for something like that be blog. But I don't see how the word diary relates to a place for discussion. Watercooler may have been a better domain.


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  #1756425 4-Apr-2017 16:25
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offer it to the squatter that has http://dairy.nz/




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  #1756456 4-Apr-2017 17:37
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xpd:

 

No offense, but I really don't get people who register domains, then afterwards ask what to do with it.......  

 

Wouldn't have shootthebreeze.nz been a better purchase ? :)

 

domain_name: shootthebreeze.nz
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Oh I have a very good idea what to do with it see http://diary.com

 

I always like to get others thoughts

 

shootthebreeze.nz to long in my mind but thats me





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  #1756461 4-Apr-2017 17:41
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mattwnz:

 

Have you purchased it for an investment? The word Diary is 20th century. Wouldn't the more modern word for something like that be blog. But I don't see how the word diary relates to a place for discussion. Watercooler may have been a better domain.

 

 

No investment

 

I dont think it would be a good name for a discussion site for that water-cooler or some deviation would be better I agree

 

I am thinking more along these lines diary.com

 

 

 

 

 

 





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  #1756462 4-Apr-2017 17:42
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offer it to the squatter that has http://dairy.nz/

 

 

:)

 

 





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  #1756472 4-Apr-2017 18:20
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I like the diary idea. Does everything always have to be so damned up to date, trendy, now, hip, comprehensible to any random group of kids who happen to be passing by? Diaries have a long and noble tradition. And no, they are not the same as dairies.

 

 





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  #1768481 21-Apr-2017 14:10
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I guess it depends what you want to achieve with the project. Do you want to make money on it or simply provide users with a free service/place to collect and write down their thoughts?




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  #1768490 21-Apr-2017 14:26
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octopoly:

 

I guess it depends what you want to achieve with the project. Do you want to make money on it or simply provide users with a free service/place to collect and write down their thoughts?

 

 

 

 

Yes idea something like that!

 

Making money is in no way  the driving force.

 

Iif need be always come upwith a plan to monitze later





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  #1768495 21-Apr-2017 14:32
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gnfb:

 

octopoly:

 

I guess it depends what you want to achieve with the project. Do you want to make money on it or simply provide users with a free service/place to collect and write down their thoughts?

 

 

 

 

Yes idea something like that!

 

Making money is in no way  the driving force.

 

Iif need be always come upwith a plan to monitze later

 

 

I would search for existing Wordpress themes or scripts that are designed for this kind of idea. You could technically allow users to create their own subdomain under diary.nz, eg. daniel.diary.nz and let them have their own little personal blog there. The later depends on how much time and effort you are willing to invest into this project.


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I would use it as a diary! Chronicle your daily routines, your gradual aging and the slow, steady decline towards a hopefully not-too-gruesome death!  

 

Register it out for the next 5000 years so that future generations can use it as a study, never sure if it was an art project or an actual serious attempt at something, anything, what-is-life-what-is-death introspection.

 

That's what I'd do.




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muppet:

 

I would use it as a diary! Chronicle your daily routines, your gradual aging and the slow, steady decline towards a hopefully not-too-gruesome death!  

 

Register it out for the next 5000 years so that future generations can use it as a study, never sure if it was an art project or an actual serious attempt at something, anything, what-is-life-what-is-death introspection.

 

That's what I'd do.

 

 

 

 

Ah ha......





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  #1795577 6-Jun-2017 18:52
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Nice domain! This sounds like a big commitment though. Unless you are very passionate about writing, this could be a time consuming project. If you got the technical knowledge and willing to invest your time for a very long time, why not :D


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https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/diary/

 

as you can see 2,084,391 posts with that hashtag

 

 


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