I'm not posting this to sound snippy or anything, but we had a small thread last week (I think) about this. Check the archives for the subject - My chat with Network Solutions. Basically, NS will release the name when it is good and ready. I have seen threads on message boards saying they have been waiting since mid 2000 for a name to be released. Chris At 05:13 PM 8/8/2001, you wrote: >Hi, > >There's a domain name that I'd like to buy, and it expired on Aug 6 2001. It >hasn't been renewed yet, and I don't expect it to be as the domain name's >site basically says: "Hi, we've merged with another company, here's our new >site." > >Network Solutions said that they hold the domain for up to 90 days, said >that I'd have to wait, and recommended http://www.snapnames.com . You pay >the service $50/year to watch your domain, and register it as soon as it >becomes available - no guarantees, of course. Has anyone had any experience >with this service, or anything similar? > >What's the best way to get a domain that I want? > >Thank you, > >Beau > > >--------------------------------------- >For unsubscribe and other options, including >the Tip Harvester and archive of TheList go to: >http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !