Like a lot of people, I’ve been getting fed up with GoDaddy’s sexist marketing and their relentless upselling.
Seriously, I get that you need to ask for the sale, but there’s a difference between offering and preloading alternatives so every visit to a GoDaddy page means having to triple-check to make sure you don’t end up buying a freaking yacht.
And of course, I don’t want to support a company that treats me like a knuckledragger while it picks my pocket.
It took a while, since apparently the rules for switching name hosts were written back in the days when zeppelins ruled the skies. Can’t transfer a domain within 60 (yes! 60!) days of renewing it, and domains can’t be transferred if they’re within seven days of renewal.
The transfer itself takes about a week. Yes, about a week. Silly me, I thought there were, oh, what are they called? oh yes, computers involved in this process, but apparently not.
So patience is key. Patience and writing down all your current DNS settings at the current registrar so you can recreate them.
Oh, and NameCheap? Their website sure won’t win any design awards, but it’s functional and doesn’t try to sell you a yacht while it distracts you with boobs, so it’s all good.
Is there reason to upgrade from a 3 to a 5?
After all these years, Nic still can’t understand the American attitude to healthcare.
A sci-fi and fantasy heavy installment that includes The Valedictorian of Being Dead, The Mastermind, Broadsword Calling Danny Boy, Tiamat’s Wrath, The Raven Tower, The Liberation, The Light Brigade and Cryptonomicon.
Includes The Incomplete Book of Running, Aching God, The Murderbot Diaries, Lies Sleeping, The Consuming Fire, and Rendezvous with Rama.
Did you know Las Vegas is kind of nutty?