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Domain Registrars Are Saying “Thank You Boomer”

Posted on the 25 November 2019 by Worldwide @thedomains

Baby Boomers might not be thrilled with the term “Ok boomer” but registrars and registries sure are.

Aja Romano @ajaromano writes on VOX.com “The earliest mentions of OK boomer can be traced as far back as 2015 on 4chan, where the phrase was used as an insult by the forum’s anonymous users, aimed at other anons who seemed out of touch.

But the phrase really took off this year on TikTok, as a rebuttal to angry rants by baby boomers about kids these days. A song by Peter Kuli & Jedwill known as “OK BOOMER!” — the verses define boomers as racist, fascist Trump supporters with bad hair — became a popular song choice for TikTok sing-along videos this fall.

Teens on the platform used the song’s intro and chorus as a rebuttal to annoying run-ins they’d had with seniors policing or judging their behavior.”

In the domain world the domain name OKBoomer.com closed at auction last week for $10,050 at NameJet.

With increasing discussion everywhere of the “OK Boomer” meme and this 5 figure auction close, registrations are booming.

OK Boomer is now registered in 60 extensions:

okboomer.com
okboomer.net
okboomer.org
okboomer.info
okboomer.eu
okboomer.nl
okboomer.us
okboomer.biz
okboomer.xyz
okboomer.se
okboomer.be
okboomer.club
okboomer.in
okboomer.online
okboomer.vip
okboomer.shop
okboomer.site
okboomer.app
okboomer.pro
okboomer.website
okboomer.space
okboomer.live
okboomer.blog
okboomer.tech
okboomer.store
okboomer.life
okboomer.fun
okboomer.world
okboomer.rocks
okboomer.solutions
okboomer.email
okboomer.design
okboomer.company
okboomer.media
okboomer.digital
okboomer.tips
okboomer.art
okboomer.love
okboomer.social
okboomer.boston
okboomer.support
okboomer.care
okboomer.kiwi
okboomer.cool
okboomer.run
okboomer.help
okboomer.band
okboomer.clothing
okboomer.fyi
okboomer.wtf
okboomer.dog
okboomer.energy
okboomer.earth
okboomer.moe
okboomer.lol
okboomer.supply
okboomer.fail
okboomer.rip
okboomer.best
okboomer.dev

Other names like IMANOKBOOMER.com/Net/Website oddly the .com does not resolve but the .website has a developed website selling “Im an OK Boomer” t-shirts.

How about okboomervssnowflakes.com? Okboomertv.com/net/org/info registered by a foundation.

So with over 200 “ok boomer” related names in the last 30 days, we will see if the trend continues of peeters out.

There is a showcase thread at Namepros.

The Covfefe trend which started back in May of 2017 had at one time 232 extensions taken for Covfefe. Currently there are 99 extensions registered with a couple new ones this past month.

Covfefe.media which dropped a year after registered was reregisterd this month along with covfefe.me. Covfefe.kred was registered as well.

The owner of Covfefe.com still looking for big bucks, if you go to the site it’s $100,000 min offer, yet buy it now $50,000 on Sedo.

OKBoomer.com is listed for $100,000 at Network Solutions.

OkBoomer.com

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