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Old 07-30-2013, 09:07 AM
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Red face Do you ever have that....What if...thought.

Today i sealed a $50,000 purchase of a website online. Its a site in decline, having previously achieved impressive traffic, revenue and profit figures.

Everything seemed good value.

Apart from one thing.

I had the opportunity around 5 years ago to buy the domain for $1000..i didnt, something which i have always regretted.

Im not too sure how much of this deal is driven by the domain, and whether i wouldve brought it if the site had been called something else.

What id give to go back and save myself 49,000!

Anyone else had similar experiences?
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Old 07-30-2013, 10:06 AM
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At almost 70 yoa, I sometimes wonder....however, I usually stop that line of thought...
The past is past and mistakes that are relived tend to clutter the creative mind...

Google for $27 a share...who'da thought...
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Old 07-30-2013, 10:21 AM
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Hi Jim,

Thats definitely something i need to remember, i very easily get hung up on mistakes from the past..

Selling bitcoins when they reached $1 is another!
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At almost 70 yoa, I sometimes wonder....however, I usually stop that line of thought...
The past is past and mistakes that are relived tend to clutter the creative mind...

Google for $27 a share...who'da thought...

Life is too short for would haves, should haves, and could haves. If we get hung up on what is behind us, we are sure to miss what is right there in front of us.
 
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My dad has a what if. He had the chance to invest into Google when it first launched but thought Google wouldn't catch on so he did nothing.

Oooooo he is one pissed off man these day's.
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