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Contest: The Dedicated Domainer


Dedicated Domainer

The person who comes up with the best caption for this photograph (as chosen by me) wins a $10 Starbucks gift card. For those who don’t know, this dedicated domainer is none other than Lonnie Borck, who was featured here a few months ago.

About The Author: Elliot Silver is an Internet entrepreneur and publisher of Elliot is also the founder and President of Top Notch Domains, LLC, a company that has sold seven figures worth of domain names in the last five years. Please read the Terms of Use page for additional information about the publisher, website comment policy, disclosures, and conflicts of interest.

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Comments (36)


    Dell Laptop: $1800
    Wifi Card: $149
    Unlimited data plan: $49/month

    Finding an outlet when your battery dies in the middle of an auction: Priceless

    June 20th, 2008 at 12:46 pm

    Scott Fish

    In 1996, Andrew Conru had a vision – to create a one-stop solution for seeking, finding, and managing all types of online relationships. Was launched!

    June 20th, 2008 at 12:59 pm

    John Bomhardt

    Lonnie, in his overwhelmed and dazed state, absent-mindedly plugged his laptop into the dirt while trying to figure out how to pay the large domain renewal fees…

    June 20th, 2008 at 1:00 pm


    Wow! another bid on my domain

    June 20th, 2008 at 1:04 pm

    Justin Allen

    The outdoors once belonged to the Cowboy, the Logger, and the Fisherman. Today the Domainer is giving them a run for their money.

    June 20th, 2008 at 1:06 pm


    My wife is in big trouble and you too Elliot and Manny

    June 20th, 2008 at 1:10 pm


    The Walk of Shame…..Domainer Style!

    June 20th, 2008 at 1:11 pm


    In order to succeed in this industry, one needs to have vision, a strong work ethic and the ability to find an outlet almost anywhere when your battery dies in the middle of an auction.

    June 20th, 2008 at 1:13 pm


    “Damn it! $0.01 per click? How can I pay for my vacation?”

    June 20th, 2008 at 1:20 pm


    Let’s see…, taken., taken., available!

    June 20th, 2008 at 1:29 pm

    Marty Zankich

    “I wonder if Island Bridge has been registered?”

    June 20th, 2008 at 1:33 pm

    Marty Zankich

    Andrew beat me, damn!

    June 20th, 2008 at 1:34 pm

    David J Castello

    Can you paint a little faster? This laptop’s getting heavy.

    June 20th, 2008 at 1:55 pm

    owen frager

    Lone on the range.
    Lone ranger.
    The world is my workplace.

    June 20th, 2008 at 2:18 pm


    Changing the rules up a bit. I am going to pick the top 3 tonight and have readers vote tomorrow. This will be more democratic!

    June 20th, 2008 at 2:19 pm

    Tia Wood

    “Dear, I said leave the laptop at the hotel.”
    “Look. This ride has an outlet. I can check my auction now.”

    June 20th, 2008 at 2:23 pm


    Who says I have a problem–I can stop domaining anytime I want to!

    June 20th, 2008 at 2:35 pm

    Kelly Lieberman

    “Missed the boat, but caught in the auction!”

    June 20th, 2008 at 2:42 pm


    Kids, can you stop with the scenery for one damn minute and take the opportunity to look at these auctions with me.

    June 20th, 2008 at 2:50 pm

    Kevin M.

    Not only is ‘Green Energy’ convienently everywhere, it’s kosher!

    June 20th, 2008 at 2:59 pm


    There comes a time in every man’s life when he must stand up and tell his mother that he is an adult. This usually happens at around the age of 40 and in Lonnie’s case, by email.

    June 20th, 2008 at 3:38 pm


    CNN is reporting that the sun is shining and the grass is green! Let me check Fox.

    June 20th, 2008 at 3:59 pm

    Steve M

    Why ride when you can domain?

    June 20th, 2008 at 4:05 pm


    NO rides on this DOCK im busy!

    June 20th, 2008 at 4:27 pm

    Robbie Ferguson

    The Internet Never Sleeps! Neither Do I!

    June 20th, 2008 at 4:48 pm


    “C’mon, c’mon hit me! I am getting nothing here…I am standing under a fruit [apple] tree next time.”

    June 20th, 2008 at 4:54 pm


    I can’t believe a bird just shit on my head! Well, better my head than my notebook.

    June 20th, 2008 at 5:16 pm


    “Napolean, don’t be jealous that I’ve been chatting with babes online, and buying domains all day”

    June 20th, 2008 at 5:36 pm

    Michael Carter

    lightning – what lightning???

    June 20th, 2008 at 6:17 pm

    Ed - Michigan

    ” WOW, Elliot sure knows his stuff! “

    June 20th, 2008 at 8:12 pm


    Parental Advisory, don’t try this at home.

    June 20th, 2008 at 8:23 pm

    Pixelbug, aka Jorge Martinez

    “dotMobi? You’ve got to be kidding me!”

    June 20th, 2008 at 11:20 pm

    Steve Morales

    People who don’t go to meetings don’t hear about what happens to people who don’t go to meetings…..

    They Miss The Boat!

    Join Domainers Anonymous Today

    June 20th, 2008 at 11:27 pm


    Dear Mom,

    I’m getting out more, but I still think I’m missing something…

    June 20th, 2008 at 11:41 pm


    Expert domainer Lonnie searches innocently while sniper extraordinaire “Timothy-Tree” captures his next great sniped domain.

    June 21st, 2008 at 2:24 am


    He waited and waited and waited. Like Moses in the desert, he wondered when his day would come. Though the ride would always leave without him. It took several years before Lonnie finally realized he had been waiting at the wrong dock, the Service Dock.

    June 21st, 2008 at 11:26 am

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