Why do we have three TF2 sites?

Discussion in 'Team Fortress 2 Talk' started by Shoomonger, Aug 9, 2009.

  1. Shoomonger

    Shoomonger L4: Comfortable Member

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  2. Chaopsychochick

    Chaopsychochick L4: Comfortable Member

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    They probably all redirect to the same site. I think it is Valve's way of giving people who remember it differently a way to remember the site name, as well as people who are just guessing the name have an easier time of getting to the right spot.
     
  3. Engineer

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    No there are 3 domains.
     
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  4. Shoomonger

    Shoomonger L4: Comfortable Member

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    oh I see, so what one should i go to then?
     
  5. Psy

    aa Psy The Imp Queen

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    Any of them. It doesn't make a difference.
     
  6. TMP

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    I go to tf2.com because its faster.
     
  7. YM

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    Lots of sites do this, you buy common typos of your domain or alternate abbreviations etc to increase the chances of someone typing something in and ending up at your site. It's not uncommon at all.
     
  8. Grimes

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    Developers also tend to register several domains for the same product. It is done partially to protect the potential domain names they would use for a game and to give multiple ways of access to the same content.
     
  9. Warchamp7

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    I wanna know why they don't have teamfortress2.com

    That's what I typed the first time I tried to find the site.
     
  10. Charron

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    Somebody probably got it before they started registering. And now it's squatted by a registrar, who're probably charging way more than Valve wants to pay.